Department of MEDIA STUDIES AND VISUAL COMMUNICATION

GITAM School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Hyderabad campus

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The Department of Media Studies and Visual Communication aims at equipping students with sound domain knowledge in these two diverse fields. The focus is on imparting professional competencies and technical skills which help them evolve into communication media experts, professional writers, bloggers, film makers, and advertising and corporate communication professionals. The faculty team has rich and diverse experience in the media industry besides a passion for teaching and research. The programs offered are locally relevant and internationally competitive.

Core courses provide strong foundational knowledge in the areas of Print, Electronic and New Media. The courses are designed to impart the skills in Digital Media, Advertising, TV Production, Film Studies, Documentary Film Making, Fashion Communication, Photography, and Public Relations. Elective courses offer opportunities to gain in-depth knowledge in specialized areas. Activity based teaching-learning methods help students improve their interpersonal skills, creative and critical thinking, and multi-tasking ability, thereby enabling them to become industry ready.

The emphasis is on the construction, delivery and interpretation of messages across various contexts, cultures, channels, and industries. Practical training and ample scope for industry exposure through internships and projects ensure better prospects in the relevant fields. Besides developing professional competencies and honing their skills to find good placements and succeed in careers, students also gain sound knowledge for higher education in their chosen field.

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  • Dr. G. Balakrishna, Associate Professor
  • 9959176696
  • dgadagam@gitam.edu
  • GITAM School of Humanities and Social Studies
    Rudraram, Patancheru mandal
    Hyderabad-502329
    Telangana, INDIA.