Media & Communication (Journalism)

Delhi | Mumbai
  • Eligibility : Candidates should have passed Class XII from any recognized board.
  • Qualification :
    • Indian Qualification :Professional Diploma from Pearl Academy. Students will enroll for a pathway of 11 month diplomas leading to a Professional Diploma at the end of their final year. Pearl Academy recommends BA in English (IGNOU). Students will register at no additional cost. With the IGNOU degree, all graduates are eligible for pursuing their Masters in any Govt. affiliated institutes like NIFT, NID and other universities.
    • INTERNATIONAL QUALIFICATION :Option for a full credit transfer out of Pearl Academy, for final year, to Bachelor of Media & Communication degree at Torrens University, Australia.
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This course equips students with a broad understanding of the changing fields of communication and media in a global and local context. The course encourages individual and group approaches to creative communication solutions and hence provides scope for original work and diverse ideas

Content development for all News Media Formats with major focus on ONLINE JOURNALISM / DIGITAL MEDIA

The future of the journalism is DIGITAL. This course offers a new age, design-based, digital and tech savvy journalism & media program – unique in the country. A strong focus on new media journalism, Mojo (mobile journalism) and all digital communication platforms. Students will be trained to use hi-end video cameras as well as mobile phones as their tool for creating powerful & impactful news content. There will be several opportunities to attend real-life press conferences, assist senior journalists in news reporting. Special workshops on reporting for sports & celebrity events will give opportunities to spend a day with paparazzi media and a day in a sports event. Students will learn from experienced and practicing journalists, filmmakers, television anchors, photojournalists and other media professional. Well connected with industry through live industry-sponsored projects, talks from leading industry experts and industry internship. Throughout the undergraduate program the integration of theory and hands-on practice through to industry-standard practices complements the students’ development of scholarly skills, including investigative skills, and analytical, creative and critical approaches to problem solving.


Focuses on the relationship between strong research and good design

Thinking visually, Write, Edit, Publish, life through a lens | Photo journalism | Media and society | Media Literacy & Creative Communication | Integrated Marketing Communication | Broadcast journalism | Digital Culture | Media Innovation


Focuses on the relationship between the learner - industry and international scenario. Every student will undergo Live Project (cross disciplinary) and get international experience.

Polity, Economy, & International Media | Fashion & Social Media | Documentary and films | Design thinking | Investigative Reporting | International Public Relations | International experience | Live industry project


Every student will undergo Professional Practice and Final Project leading to final portfolio display.

Media research | Developmental communication | Social enterprise | Portfolio development | Professional practice | Final project

Employment Sectors

Television & Radio channels | Production houses | Online news portals and entertainment companies | Advertising & PR Agencies | Newspapers and their digital versions | Magazines and their digital versions | Entertainment companies | Marketing, Brand Management and Communication companies | Film production and distribution companies | Event companies | Celebrity management Companies

International Opportunities

  • International Exchange - Opt for international exchange program at universities like Amsterdam Fashion Institute (Netherlands), University for the Creative Arts (UK), Heriot Watt University (UK), NHL University of Applied Sciences (Netherlands), Royal Academy of Art (The Hague), London College of Fashion (UK), Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (USA), LDT Nagold (Germany), BTK University (Germany), Manchester Metropolitan University (UK), University of the West of England (UK), NABA (Milan) etc.
  • Summer Program - Participate in international summer programs at NABA (Italy), Domus Academy (Italy), London College of Fashion (UK) or BTK Germany.
  • Present Graduating Project - Selected final year students get to present their graduating project at international universities like NABA, Italy. Watch video
  • Intern at International Events - Selected students are trained and sent to work with designers in international events like Paris Fashion Week. Watch video
  • Learn from International Faculty - Many experienced faculty members from universities across the globe conduct workshops and lectures with students. Know more



Media & Communication [ Journalism ]

Career Path

  • Content Creators
  • Research & Documentation Journalists
  • TV Correspondents & Editors
  • Screenwriters & Producers
  • Online Journalists

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Alumna - Shefali Jauhar

Alumna - Shefali Jauhar

Fashion Media Communication is a highly upcoming and dynamic course spanning a range of skills whether visual or textual. It allows you to explore a range of interests within fashion to help realise your true calling. Early industry exposure and the highly motivating faculty boosted my confidence as an effective communicator. Pursuing extensive creative projects under the guidance of mentors enabled me to develop a portfolio equivalent to international standards. Having recently graduated, I am proud to be associated with Pearl Academy and now am all set to pursue my Masters in New York City.

Alumna - Alisha Puri

Alumna - Alisha Puri

Pearl has been a prime component of my life. It helped me to achieve many milestones and lay the right foundation for my career. I always knew the huge influence Pearl Academy has on the fashion industry through the talent it offers to it. The international exchange programme specifically helped me to broaden my perspective. I currently work with India Today Group, TVTN Network (Aajtak, India Today, Delhi Aajtak, Tez) as a Fashion Stylist. I have worked with a team of skilled Anchors ( Rajdeep Sardesai, Anjana Om Kashyap, Rahul Kanwal and many more) , professionals, Marketers, PR people& have been responsible for getting international/domestic brands on board. Pearl Academy provides a comfortable learning environment while encouraging young talent to do more and do the new.

Tanya Saggi

Tanya Saggi

I opted for Fashion Media Communication because it gave me the opportunity to explore various fields within one course. Marketing, journalism, photography, graphic design, advertising and much more! And getting to interact with people from the industry itself broadened the possibilities. This course has let me experience my own creativity in a new way.