The revolution in the field of information and communication technologies (ICTs) has been hugely transformative in terms of the depth and the scope of its impact. This media and technological disruption is one of the major highlights of the 20th century that has reshaped the rules of the game across an entire spectrum of life. The whole idea of globalisation is pivoted around the expansion of and the unhindered access to media and communication tools and processes.
Media studies courses may vary significantly in their content and approach to the topic, but most offer a mixture of practical preparation for various media careers, alongside opportunities to research media representations from different perspectives – including moral, political and historical. They also impart training in practical skills such as film production and copy-writing. The students can also have the chance to explore issues like media representations of gender or race, or of a specific culture or political conflict.
The world around us continues to be shaped by the ICTs in terms of the ideologies, political systems and interaction of ideas. Degree in Media and Communication Studies equips students with the academic wherewithal to make sense of the changing world. This degree aims to prepare students for exciting opportunities in the expanding media and communication industry. It also trains them to critically reflect on and analyse the events and come up with their analysis for the benefit of the wider society.