Mass Communication Courses
Changing times have revolutionized prospects in all most every career field one can find today. This revolution has touched not only the career prospects; it also has a great impact on our day to day life affairs. Modern day media has become a part and parcel of our daily life. Among various other lucrative career options, mass communication is one such field which is attracting good number of youth these days.
The main reason behind the popularity of this course is its multi-dimensional approach. It is one such field that offers job opportunities in multiple industries such as media, PR farm, corporate houses, web designing houses, marketing organizations, film industry, advertisement houses, publishing houses and lots more. As mass communication offers multiple job options, more and more students are getting attracted towards this field. A student, interested to build career in this field can join the course immediately after the completion of their 10+2.
There are both diploma and post graduation programs in this course. But it is suggested that students should do a five year integrated course if they want to make their grasp strong in mass communication. In the post graduation program, students can do specialization in any of their interested fields such as journalism, advertisement, public relation, corporate communication, traditional media, film production, event management, science and technology reporting and so on.
To get enrolled into a mass communication course, the students need to fulfill the basic criterion and also has to sit for a written and an aptitude test. During the tenure of the course, students are given the basic knowledge about different industries so that they can choose their area of interest later on. As it is related to communicate to the masses, so in these course students are also given trainings about how to groom their personality and how to present the self before others. Moreover, it is one of the most creative fields where students can explore their talents by entering into film or advertisement industry.
In India, different governmental and non-governmental institutes provide Mass Communication courses to the students in all Indian cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Pune, Chennai and Hyderabad. In the private institutes the course fee is little bit high as compared to the government institutes. Moreover, these institutes also provide campus recruitments to the students after the completion of the course. To provide assistance to the economically backward students, the government also has launched different schemes to provide scholarship. As far as remuneration is concerned it varies from one area of mass communication to another. However in every area, it is much dependent on the size of the organization, its location combined together with the level of responsibility and experience of the candidate.