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PROGRAM
HIGHLIGHTS

 

ADMISSION Start Date

(without late fee)

DEC 30, 2014
(with Late fee rs.500/-) mar 18, 2015

 

ADMISSION END DATE

MAR 24, 2015

 


 

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Academic Delivery
  • Prompt delivery of courseware & results
  • 100% Placement support
  • Easy fee payments with EMI options
  • Program semester fee :
  • ₹ 12,450

 
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ease of learning
  • 24/7 Online Learning with EduNxt
  • Online faculty sessions conducted for students
  • Ease of booking exam slots online
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WHY SMU-DE
PROGRAM OVERVIEW
  • SMU offers career-oriented programs via its Directorate of Distance Education, and these programs are delivered through self-learning study materials and online support.”

    Dr Ramdas M Pai Pro Chancellor

  • The duration of Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication program is minimum 3 years (6 semesters) and maximum 6 years.

    This program exposes students to recent developments in media issues and media research. It strengthens the foundations for various technologies involved in mass media like computer applications, respective software and hardware in print, radio, television, internet and the likes.

10+2 or equivalent / 3 year Diploma from a state board of technical education

Semester Fee : Rs.12,450/- (inclusive of Exam Fee Rs. 2,100/- & Alumni Fee Rs. 200/-) or as revised from time to time. Fees may also be paid one-time (Total : Rs: 74,700). Contact University for details.

The Gyandeep scholarship is for undergraduate and post-graduate students.

  • Up to 15% Scholarship, applicable across all Programs.
  • SMU students can avail a special scholarship benefit up to 20% for PG Programs.  

 

Eligibility for scholarship

  • The scholarship is valid for students eligible for admission to any SMU-DE Program in 2014-15.
  • The special scholarship for UG alumni of SMU-DE applies to all PG Programs and students should have a valid UG Degree from SMU-DE to avail of this opportunity.
  • Only physical Scholarship Applications duly signed along with the Application for Admission form completed in all respects and necessary enclosures received by the University Admissions office will be considered as valid applications for availing Scholarships.

Various segments of the industry such as film, television, advertising, event management and the World Wide Web has seen tremendous growth in the last few years. The sector will only get broader in the coming years with rising literacy levels and more investments. On completion of the course, students can start a full-fledged career in journalism or venture into freelancing.

  • Journalist, Reporter
  • Editor
  • Copy Writer
  • Content Writer
  • Corporate Communication Expert
  • Script Writer
  • Photographer
  • Video Production
  • Manager, Entrepreneur
  • PR Executive
  • Client Relationship Manager
  • Event Organiser, Coordinator
     
COURSE STRUCTURE

The Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication program offers comprehensive knowledge of basic journalistic skills in mass media.

First semester

Code Subject Credits
BJ0028 Fundamentals of Communication Skills 2
BJ0029 Fundamentals of Computers 2
BJ0030 English Literature I 4
BJ0031 Reporting-Theory 2
BJ0032 Reporting-Practical 2
BJ0033 Fundamentals of Journalism 4
Total Cumulative Credits 16

Second semester

Code Subject Credits
BJ0034 Writing for Media-Theory 2
BJ0035 Writing for Media-Practical 2
BJ0036 Editing-Theory 2
BJ0037 Editing-Practical 2
BJ0038 English Literature Ii 4
BJ0039 Introduction to Indian Constitution 2
BJ0040 History of Media 3
Total Cumulative Credits 17

Third Semester

Code Subject Credits
BJ0041 Radio Broadcasting-Theory 2
BJ0042 Radio Broadcasting-Practical 2
BJ0043 TV Broadcasting-Theory 2
BJ0044 TV Broadcasting-Practical 2
BJ0045 Photojournalism-Theory 2
BJ0046 Photojournalism-Practical 2
BJ0047 Introduction to Cinema 4
Total Cumulative Credits 48

Fourth semester

Code Subject Credits
BJ0048 Advertising-Theory 2
BJ0049 Advertising-Practical 2
BJ0050 Public Relations-Theory 2
BJ0051 Public Relations-Practical 2
BJ0052 Magazine Journalism-Theory 2
BJ0053 Magazine Journalism-Practical 2
BJ0054 Internet & New Media-Theory 2
BJ0055 Internet & New Media-Practical 2
Total Cumulative Credits 64

Fifth semester

Code Subject Credits
BJ0056 Environment & Media 4
BJ0057 Media, Society & Development 4
BJ0058 Media Criticism 4
BJ0059 Basic Media Research 4
Total Cumulative Credits 80

Sixth semester

Code Subject Credits
BJ0060 Information Society 4
BJ0061 Organisational Behaviour & Media Organisation 4
BJ0062 Media Law & Ethics 2
BJ0063 Media Law & Ethics 2
BJ0064 Project 4
Total Cumulative Credits 96
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