Journalism & Mass Communication
2017 – 2018
The Journalism Course is a 10 months full-time, Post-Graduate Diploma Programme intended as instruction in the role and function of mass media. It examines the principles, practice and responsibility of communication and the convergence of print, broadcast and on-line journalism in the era of the New Media.
Journalism Course is a study programme of proven excellence. It combines creation as well as dissemination of knowledge and imparting of the requisite skills and context with practical applications including in-class assignments. The course equips and enables the students for diverse skills and tasks in mass communication and social interactions.
The course comprises 17 Modules, Electives. one Group to be chosen from 3 Groups offered), Workshops and Seminars. The total of 345 Sessions (69 Credits) makes the student eligible for the Diploma. The Workshops are evaluated for Credit by attendance or assignments or both. In addition there will be several hands-on sessions.
Minimum 75% attendance is mandatory for every Module. The attendance is taken into consideration for grading.
Two to three sessions on every working day (10/11.00 am. – 1.00 pm.; 2.00 pm. – 4.00 pm.; 4.00 pm. – 6.00 pm. and 6.30 pm. – 8.30 pm.).
The Workshops and Seminars are usually scheduled for Saturdays.
The print, broadcast, and digital media are experiencing a rapid expansion. Mass media, new media and internet communication offer promising and remunerative work opportunities. For the Diploma holders from XIC, the prospective employers include publishing houses (newspapers, periodicals books), TV/Radio, media services, corporate world, NGOs, etc.
Am I eligible to apply?
Anyone holding a graduate degree in Arts, Science, Mass Media, Commerce, or any professional course. The selection process comprises an on-line Entrance Test followed by a personal/Skype Interview.
Course Content, No. of Sessions and Credits are subject to minor changes.
All modules in this course are obligatory. The Management reserves the right, as and when necessary, to
change the syllabus without prior notice.
A: Core Concepts