Diploma in Creative Writing for Print and Broadcast Media at UMU
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Duration

1 Year
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Eligibility

12th Any Stream
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Fees

Total 52,000.00 INR only,

Admission Open 2024-25 | Diploma in Creative Writing for Print and Broadcast Media

About the Programme

The Diploma in Creative Writing for Print and Broadcast Media offers aspiring writers a comprehensive platform to develop their skills in crafting compelling narratives across various media platforms. Students delve into the intricacies of print journalism, broadcast media, and online content creation through a blend of theoretical knowledge and practical application. They learn to adapt their writing styles to different formats and audiences, honing their abilities to produce engaging content for newspapers, magazines, radio, television, and digital platforms. With a focus on hands-on experience and industry-relevant training, this program equips students with the tools and techniques needed to thrive in the dynamic world of media and communication. Whether aspiring to be journalists, copywriters, content creators, or scriptwriters, graduates emerge with a versatile skill set and a strong foundation to succeed in the competitive landscape of media production and storytelling.

The program’ Diploma in Creative Writing for Print and Broadcast Media’ shall be conducted under the Faculty of Journalism & Mass Communication. The one-year Diploma curriculum has been divided into two semesters, including lectures, tutorials, practicals, projects, industrial visits, educational tours, etc. The curriculum also includes other curricular, co-curricular and extracurricular activities as may be prescribed by the University occasionally.

The three-year Bachelor’s curriculum has been divided into six semesters, including lectures, tutorials, practicals, projects, industrial visits, educational tours, etc. The curriculum also includes other curricular, co-curricular and extracurricular activities as may be prescribed by the University occasionally.

The University has adopted a Choice Based Credit System (CBCS), allowing students to choose courses from the prescribed courses: core, elective/minor, or skill-based.

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PROGRAMME DURATION ELIGIBILITY MODE
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Diploma in Creative Writing for Print and Broadcast Media

 

1 Year 12th Any Stream. Semester

Programme Overview

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)
  • To enhance students’ writing abilities, focusing on creativity, clarity, and effectiveness in conveying messages across different mediums.
  • To learn about the specific writing requirements, styles, and conventions for print and broadcast media, including newspapers, magazines, websites, radio, and television.
  • To gain insights into the workings of the print and broadcast media industries, including trends, challenges, and opportunities, preparing them for careers in these fields.
Programme Learning Outcomes

PO1 – Adopt substantial in-depth knowledge about the different forms of media and their uses in contemporary mediatized societies and cultures.

PO2- Develop different writing skills required for digital media.

PO3 – Analyze the process of communication in the media industry.

PO4 – Appy the journalistic writing skills and principles in print, broadcast and online media.

PO5 – Become aware of current media, culture, and society research.

PO6 -Demonstrate an independent and critical approach to information and research in media.

PO7 -Gain employment opportunities in the media and communication landscape.

Program Specific Outcomes

PSO 1: Students will be able to demonstrate the ability to craft engaging narratives across various media platforms, including print, online, radio, and television.

PSO 2: Graduates will be able to exhibit mastery in employing specialized writing techniques tailored to specific media formats such as news articles, feature stories, scripts, and broadcast segments.

Job prospects
  1. Government Sector
  2. Print Media (newspapers, Magazines, Publishing House
  3. Radio Industry
  4. Television Industry
  5. Corporate Communication Officer/ Public Relations Officer –
  6. Digital Media/Social Media Specialist
  7. Advertising Industry
  8. Entrepreneur
  9. NGOs

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

What is Journalism and Mass Communication?

The Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication is referred to as BJMC. The major goal of this undergraduate degree program is to give students a thorough understanding of mass communication and journalism.

What are the eligibility criteria for BJMC ?

Candidates must have completed their 10+2 or its equivalent at a recognized university or board with at least a 50% grade point average. 

What is the duration of the BJMC course?

The three-year BJMC undergraduate program gives you the opportunity to learn and work in the media and journalism fields. Important facets of the media are covered in the course, including radio journalism, broadcasting, photojournalism, PR theory, and various forms of communication. There are six semesters for this course.

What is the BJMC course salary?

The average BJMC salary in India is INR 5 LPA, while the cost of BJMC courses can vary from INR 5 to 6 lakh. 

What Jobs can you do after BJMC?

Following completion of a BJMC course, one can pursue careers in journalism, copywriting, public relations, media planning, radio jockeying, video production, social media management, news anchoring, and event management, among other fields.

Which college is best for the BJMC course in Ranchi?

The best university for the Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication (BJMC) program is Usha Martin University in Ranchi, because you will experience great faculty expertise, infrastructure, and relevance of the curriculum. All the essential and crucial benefits and facilities are provided by Usha Martin University.

Can I do BJMC after the 12th?

Yes, interested students seeking admission to the Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication (BJMC) can do BJMC after 12th grade. You must have completed the 12th grade or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks. 

Is the Journalism and Mass Communication (BJMC) course available at UMU?

Yes, the BJMC course is available at Usha Martin University. If you are eager to take admission to the Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication, you can take admission directly. You will get all the necessary and significant advantages during your BJMC course.

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