Course - Overview

This two-year Media & Communication is a fast-track course that prepares students from various undergraduate pathways who aspire to make a successful career in digital media, print media, television companies, media agencies in the content development and promotion areas. It trains students to become journalists, writers, published authors, confident storytellers with skills in news writing, anchoring, television news & documentary production process, podcasts, and more. Exclusive arrangements with international film festivals gives opportunities to all its students to intern at film festivals happening in New York, Dallas, London and more. Only course in the country to provide international opportunities for exchange, internships and final year in an international university.

This course provides students with a deep knowledge of current practices in the news media, digital media and media corporate sector to ensure accurate and quality content, productions, deadlines, and budgets. Course enables students to understand and work with the latest technology used in the media industry. Since, the industry is becoming increasingly ‘corporatized’, the course would also teach leaners about corporate culture, challenges and demands.

This course dynamically responds to demands from the industry and helps students hone their skillsets in digital media for news, public relations and strategic communication. Students are taught by a team of news editors, documentary filmmakers, photographers, critics, bloggers, youtubers, PRs and practitioners. Students will get to work closely with editors, digital media professionals while undertaking live projects and industry internships. Students have worked on live projects with Times Now, NDTV, News Laundry, Jaipur Literature Festival, international film festivals and more.

The course has eight core modules, Future skills and Cross-disciplinary electives every year. The objective of Year 1 learning and assessments are to hone their writing and communication skills, photography and handling news studio. These are delivered in diverse fields and involves studies in journalism, media studies, advertising & PR and Broadcast Media. Besides these, the student also gets exposure to the workings of the industry through opportunities presented via small live projects, ‘micro-internships’, masterclasses, talks by industry experts and various events & festivals. Cross-disciplinary elective has a diversity of subjects, the learner may choose any of the modules based on their interests such as graphic design, styling, entrepreneurship and others. In year 2, modules are application-based with focus on industry based projects and advanced modules. The lats semester in year 2 is a critical phase that focuses on training the learner to become an independent industry professional soon. Hence its planned as an independent journey with individual professional mentors allocated to each student who mentor their media research, its application and also guide their journey into the professional world.

Specialisation

Location : Delhi-West | Mumbai | Bengaluru

Duration : 2 Years

Eligibility : Graduate (Degree or Diploma) in any Discipline

Certification : PG Professional Diploma (at the end of 2nd year)

Course - Overview

Media & Entertainment pathway focuses on entertainment journalism, films, television, OTT

This two-year Media & Entertainment is a rigourous, industry-led course that prepares students for careers in the OTT, film, TV, digital media, podcasts, music & entertainment industries. It trains students to become confident storytellers with skills in the creative and production process from concept through execution across a range of media platforms from television, to online, mobile to big screens, and experience zones. Exclusive arrangements with international film festivals gives opportunities to all its students to intern at film festivals happening in New York, Dallas, London and more. Only course in the country to provide international opportunities for exchange, internships and final year in an international university.

This course provides students with a deep knowledge of current practices in the media and entertainment sector to ensure quality content and smooth productions, meeting deadlines, and staying within budgets. Thus, training students for big corporate careers with Netflix, Sony, Alt Balaji, Red Chillies and more. Course enables students to understand the latest technology used in the Media & Entertainment industry. Since, the industry is becoming increasingly ‘corporatized’, the course would also teach leaners about corporate culture, challenges and demands.

This course dynamically responds to demands from the industry and helps students hone their skillsets in digital media for media and entertainment. Students are taught by a team of filmmakers, photographers, film critics, bloggers, youtubers, editors, scriptwriters, documentary filmmakers, talent managers, celebrity PRs and practitioners. Students will get to work closely with entertainment editors, digital media professionals while undertaking live projects and industry internships. Students have worked on live projects with Miss Malini, SnapChat, NDTV, Filmfare, international film festivals and more.

Curriculum

Year 1 Thinking Visually ; Life Through a Lens ; Write, Edit, Publish ; Media & Society ; Digital Culture & Media Innovation ; Integrated Marketing Communications; Entertainment Media - 1; Stagecraft

Year 2 Celebrities, Cinema & OTT; Festival Management ; Documentary & Films ; Live Industry Project / International Experience; Professional Practice; Portfolio Development ; Major Project (Double Capstone)

Career Path

Our 360° comprehensive learning-based model opens up multiple avenues and opportunities for students.

Entry-level management positions at

  • OTT channels such as Netflix, Sony Liv, HotStar and others
  • Print, Television channels, Production houses
  • Marketing, Brand Management and Communication companies
  • Film production and distribution companies,
  • Advertising and PR companies,
  • Event and entertainment companies,
  • Online Entertainment
  • Celebrity management Companies
  • Theme parks / Experience Zones
  • Theatre production

Students of Media & Communication get full time jobs with leading entertainment and media houses, advertising agencies, PR agencies and production houses such as Red Chillies, Alt Balaji, Filmfare, UFO, and several film and television production houses.

Faculty

Our faculty members are the strongest pillars of our 28 years of creative impact. These mentors are life-long learners, eager to dedicate their lives to create a change for a better tomorrow. They nurture creative minds and bring out the best in them over the years. Every student at Pearl is transformed into extraordinary leaders with the help of their support, guidance and mentoring. They and our students together make us who we are. Take a look at these geniuses.

Career Path

Our 360° comprehensive learning-based model opens up multiple avenues and opportunities for students.

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  • Media Entry-level Positions as ‘Content Creator’

  • Research & Documentation Analyst

  • Director

  • Anchor

  • Online Content Creator

  • RJ

  • Producer

  • VJ

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