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Schedule of Courses

Print Journalism
Broadcast Journalism
Multimedia Journalism
First Semester [SECOND SEMESTER]

Orientation
The program begins with a month-long orientation/"boot camp" that introduces students to all the resources available at IIJNM, including media mentors, software applications and computer network. The boot camp also gives the students an overview of all the three streams to help them reinforce their choice of stream.

The first semester begins at the end of this month. Here are the courses available/required in the semester.

1. Media Concentration: Students are required to choose one from the following three:

 
  • Print ( Newspaper and Magazine)
  • Broadcast (Television and TV Documentary)
  • Multimedia

2. Core Courses (Students are required to take the applicable courses, according to the stream they have chosen):

 
  • Reporting and Writing (for Print students) - 3 credits
  • Reporting and Writing (for Broadcast students) - 3 credits
  • Reporting and Writing (for Multimedia students) - 3 credits
  • Tools of Print Journalism I & II (for Print students) - 3 credits
  • Tools of Television Journalism (for Broadcast students) - 3 credits
  • Tools of Multimedia Journalism (for Multimedia students) - 3 credits
  • Ethical and Legal Issues in Journalism (for ALL students) - 1 credits
  • Convergence Across Media (for ALL students) - 1 credit
  • Critical Thinking in Journalism - Part I (for ALL students) - 2 credits
  • Liberal Arts (for ALL students) - 1 credit
  • English (for ALL students) - 1 credit

3. Area of Specialisation:

 
  • Political Reporting - 2 credits
  • Covering International News - 2 credits
  • Business and Financial Reporting - 2 credits
  • Issues in Developmental Journalism - 2 credits

4. Electives:

 
  • Television News Features - 2 credits (open only to Broadcast and Multimedia students)
  • Digital Photo Journalism - 1 credit
  • Covering Health and Environmental Issues - 1 credit
  • Covering Science and Technology - 1 credit
  • Radio News Features - 1 credit
  • Magazine Writing - 2 credits
Journalism post-graduate programme
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