Media Studies

The Department of media studies at Yeshwanthpur campus is the new addition to the three-decade legacy of impacting media education at our University. By creating an open and collaborative environment that embraces innovation and integrity, the Department of Media Studies offers a plethora of opportunities to the student community to deepen their disciplinary knowledge, hone academic and professional skills and nurture an attitude of professional and societal service, along with excellence. A dynamic curriculum, innovative pedagogy, learner-centric values, intensive research and relevant industry exposure in the form of internships and projects are defining features of the Department. With resourceful and amiable faculty and robust academic systems, we work towards making media education rigorous, inclusive and meaningful.

Vision

To excel in communication and media education by creating an open and collaborative environment that embraces innovation and integrity by providing both classroom and experiential learning

Mission

The Department of Media Studies combines communication and journalism to create a theoretical, professional, and applied approach to communication studies within a structured yet free environment to enhance student’s personal and professional lives.

Overview

The Department of media studies at Yeshwanthpur campus is the new addition to the three-decade legacy of impacting media education at our University. By creating an open and collaborative environment that embraces innovation and integrity, the Department of Media Studies offers a plethora of opportunities to the student community to deepen their disciplinary knowledge, hone academic and professional skills and nurture an attitude of professional and societal service, along with excellence. A dynamic curriculum, innovative pedagogy, learner-centric values, intensive research and relevant industry exposure in the form of internships and projects are defining features of the Department. With resourceful and amiable faculty and robust academic systems, we work towards making media education rigorous, inclusive and meaningful.

Message

from the HoD

We, at the Department of Media Studies at CHRIST (Deemed to be University – BYC) Bangalore Campus are committed to providing an inclusive learning environment that combines theory and practice. Our strength is the diversity of students and faculty and their collective power to transform into responsible storytellers in the contemporary media ecosystem. Our democracy rests on the media and how it documents the lived experiences of our times and we are dedicated to this mission by educating the next generation of  media professionals towards excelling in an increasingly complex 21st century. With this vision the courses offered in the department are an interdisciplinary nature and media programme that systematically prepares students for existing and emerging opportunities in creative entrepreneurship and research in media, taught by the best in academia and working professionals. And visiting industry professionals also ensure that students receive hands-on training and mentoring to develop the skills needed to succeed in their chosen field of specialization and Numerous academic activities and events including workshops and seminars provide extensive learning experience to the students and nurture the desire for responsible and creative expressions in the student community. The department regularly organizes Faculty Development Programmes and works for upskilling the researchers and faculties in the domain. Students also edit the biannual campus magazine – Karwaan and organize international conferences and seminars like Rethinking Regional Media (3RM) annually.

The Department also fosters the creative and entrepreneurial spirit in students through student-initiated clubs and forums like the INIKAAS:  Press club; Spectrum – Gender Forum, Kino Society – Film Club, News & Chuckles – Podcast Club, Hiraeth – Photography club; Media Entrepreneurship Cell -  have enabled them to make informed choice about specialization and career in accordance with one’s individual passion and ability.

Dr. Nirmala M N

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Dr BIJU K C

Media Studies BANGALORE CAMPUS View

JULIA OINAM

Mass Communication and Journalism BANGALORE CAMPUS View

Dr NIRMALA M N

Film Studies & Visual Culture BANGALORE CAMPUS View

Dr RAJASHEKAR D

Television Formats BANGALORE CAMPUS View

YASHAS P R

Misinformation and Technology Studies BANGALORE CAMPUS View
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AKSHAY SUNIL NAIR

PhD-Media Studies (Dec Batch) - Bangalore Yeshwanthpur Campus

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CHRIST

(Deemed to be University)

Dharmaram College Post, Hosur Road, Bengaluru - 560029,
Karnataka, India

Tel: +91 804012 9100 / 9600

Fax: 40129000

Email: mail@christuniversity.in

Web: http://www. christuniversity.in

Vision

EXCELLENCE AND SERVICE

Mission

CHRIST (Deemed to be University) is a nurturing ground for an individual's holistic development to make effective contribution to the society in a dynamic environment.

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