MA (AUDIO VISUAL COMMUNICATION)
Semesters 1 and 2 are common. The specialisation papers are taught in semesters 3 and 4.
Foundation courses in Semester 1 and 2: Basic Communication Skills, Theories of Communication, Research Methodology, Basic Print Journalism, Management Principles, General Studies, Development Communication, Communication Software, Introduction to Cinema, Media Laws, Basic Photography, Broadcast Journalism, Communication Technologies, Art of Communication, Marketing Management
Specialisation courses in Semester 3 and 4: Advanced Print Journalism, Radio Programming, Television Production Fiction, Media Management, Documentary Production, Advanced Photography, Creative Advertising, Advanced Cinema Studies, Digital Imaging and Modelling, Dissertation and Viva Voce
Assessment: Commits follows the semester pattern, and university examinations are held at the end of every semester. There is continuous internal evaluation for all subjects. University exams are held in December and June every year.
All AVC specialization students have to compulsorily undertake the following projects in their second and third semesters, which will be evaluated by a panel of senior industry professionals.
- Four individual television news stories
- One documentary film
- One 10-minute feature film
- One radio feature
- One photo-feature
- One television news bulletin
- One music video