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FIMT SCHOOL of Journalism & Mass Communications

FIMT-School of Journalism & Mass Communication is one of the Department of FAIRFIELD GROUP OF INSTITUIONS which is affiliated to Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University. The department runs a 3 years degree course on Bachelor of Arts (Journalism & Mass Communication). Journalism & Mass communication is the study of how people exchange information through mass media to large segments of the population at the same time. The course is designed to train young professionals in the basics of journalism as well as in all current trends, including the latest development in cyber & electronic journalism for their all-round development.

During the 3 years course students get the insight in the field of research and development of mass & media with regular interaction from industry & academic personalities through workshops, Internship, visits & guest Lectures

Departments

Designing & Editing Lab

  • Designing & Editing field often referred as communication design or visual communication.
  • Studying designing & Image editing gives a chance to study about computer technologies, context, design principles & printing technologies.

Computer Applications used in Designing & Editing Lab

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Corel Draw
  • Quark Xpress

Radio Jockeying & Anchoring Lab

Aims to expose the students to the techniques employed in radio jockeying as well as anchoring for live events & television shows with an added advantage of learning news reading complexities.

  • On-Air essentials
  • A guide on how to write presenter script for TV
  • Digital Editing & Recording
  • Theory of dubbing

Filmmaking & Photography Lab

  • Degree often have a strong focus on practical work.
  • Aims to expose the students to the lighting techniques and camera handling techniques used in Television, Film making and Indoor/ Outdoor Photography.

Equipments used

  • DSLR
  • Sony HD Camera
  • Cool Grid Lights
  • Editing Systems

Skills Obtained

Mass Communications is the word used to explain the academic study of various indicator by which individuals and society relay information to a huge section of the population. The various media include newspaper and magazine. radio, television, and films. A Career in mass communication surely beckons those who are creative, analytical, and excellent with words. The other important stream under mass communications include : journalism, Film-making, advertising, Public Relations, Radio Jockeying, Video-Jockeying Publishing and Printing etc .

Career Options

Mass Communication is a broad field. A student wrap up takes up the course in Mass Communications has number of career options before him. He/She can opt for Copy writer if he wants to go into Advertising, a Journalist if he has nose for news and Public relation officer if he wants to be the image builder of the company.But whatever career options a student choose, one thing that will be found common in all career options are meeting tight deadlines. The media people have to work in lots of pressure as they have to meet the deadline. A 'News' for instance cannot be taken lightly and put off for another day as it would become stale and won't sell. A journalist has to rush whenever any news breaks in. Lets take a peep into the lifestyle and nature of work of various professionals in this field .

BA-JMC Course content

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