Media Studies

Department of Media Studies


Department of Media Studies was started in the academic year 2014. In the present global scenario, Mass Communication has emerged as one of the most 'sought after' subjects of study in Social Sciences as it proximately communicates with the shifting knowledge, real demand and diverse needs of the society. In the light of the expanding prospects of knowledge, constant endeavours have been made to include communication studies in many of the universities in the world. In MG University, this is the first endeavour in this regard.

Programmes and courses offered by the department

The UG programme in B.A. Mass Communication and Journalism is offered by the department of media studies.

Total number of seats: 40

Advantages of the programme offered by the department

The UG programme in B.A. Mass Communication and Journalism includes: (a) 10 common courses, (b) 14 core courses, (c) 4 complementary courses (d) 1 open course and (e) 1 choice based course (f) 1internship. The students can select any choice based course offered by the department which offers the core courses, depending on the availability of teachers and infrastructural facilities in the institution.  Open course shall be offered in any subject and the students shall have the option to do courses offered by other departments.

The papers consists of Methodology and Perspectives of communication and Journalism, Fundamentals Of Mass Communication, Reporting Of News Papers, Editing For News Papers, Design And Pagination, Radio Production, Introduction To Television Production, Corporate Communication, Advertising, Media Laws And Ethics, Photo Journalism, Online Journalism and Introduction To Cinema.


MS in Communication, MPhil, NET
Assistant Professor on Contract
Head of the Department(S.F.)

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Jyothilakshmi R.S
M.F.A [Visual Communication]
Assistant Professor on Contract
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Jeeson P Antony
Assistant Professor on Contract
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  1. Multimedia Lab- Lab is comprised of several audio visual editing suites including latest Mac systems.
  2. HD Cameras- Students are given exposure to HD broadcast purpose cameras and DSLR cameras.
  3. Shooting floor- Media students are trained in video production process in the shooting floor which is equipped with lighting systems, chroma key unit etc.
  4. Movie projection system- Cinema literacy has been developed within student community through projection of world classics at the movie theatre.
  5. Tele- prompter- Students are given training in news reading with the help of tele- prompter system.
  6. Digital Library: Department digital library consists of thousands of e- books related to mass communication and journalism.


Ranks secured

  • Rose Maria Thomas – I Rank (2015-2018 batch)
  • George K.J – II Rank (2015-2018 batch)
  • Shilpa George – III Rank (2015-2018 batch)