CAREER OPPORTUNITIES: With leading NGOs, development organizations, CSR departments in MNCs, international funding agencies, etc. based on the student’s aptitude and interview performance.
PEDAGOGY: LIVE ONLINE SESSIONS INCLUDING IN-PERSON PRESENTATION AND DISCUSSION
DURATION: Course can be completed within 10 months, based on the students’ performance, and satisfaction of course directors
COURSE BEGIN DATE: August 2021
ADVANTAGE: This course can be pursued simultaneously, along with a regular full time PG course
ADMISSION: Online Application, followed by Interview and Payment of fees
ATTENDANCE: Being a practical course 90% attendance (online and in-person taken together) is compulsory.
ASSESSMENT: Continuous credit-based non-exam, interaction, response and project-based evaluation with a final comprehensive viva voce.
Total: 150 credits; To Qualify: 100 credits; 1 credit = 10 hours of academic effort by the student, including physical attendance in class sessions, meeting deadlines and quality of performance in projects and assignments
COURSE DELIVERY: Online classes, field visits, with project report (and compulsory internship if student is not already working in the development sector)
COURSE DIRECTORS: Senior professionals from NGOs, international development organizations, CSR practitioners, PR and advertising, theatre, traditional media, digital media and development journalism; subject-matter experts, experienced in-house faculty. The faculty will also mentor students who are keen to explore and expand their horizons beyond prescribed projects, tests, curriculum and coursework.
|Paper code||Name of Paper||Credits|
|PGDDC 101||Understanding the Development Sector||10|
|PGDDC 102||Development Laws||10|
|PGDDC 103||Public Relations and Crisis Communications||10|
|PGDDC 104||Corporate Social Responsibility||10|
|PGDDC 105||Community Communication (Folk, Radio and Theatre)||10|
|PGDDC 106||General Studies and Public Policy||10|
|PGDDC 107||Development Reporting||10|
|PGDDC 108||Environmental Journalism||10|
|PGDDC 109||Gender Communication||10|
|PGDDC 110||Poverty Alleviation and Social Enterprise Development||10|
|PGDDC 111||Producing Development Documentaries||10|
|PGDDC 112||Global Case Studies||10|
|PGDDC 113||Internship/Field Work with Project Work/Report Submission||20|
|PGDDC 114||Comprehensive Viva Voce||10|
|TO QUALIFY CREDITS||100|
Each module will have a minimum of 10 hours of online classes, and will be divided into Basic Concepts and Advanced Theory and Practice.
The course outline is flexible and does not follow text-book prescribed modules. Within the broad framework, the most current, relevant and industry-specific topics will be discussed and projects assigned.