How to measure the advantages of a good B.Sc Course in Media Studies?


Want to explore something new yet adventurous and super-exciting?

If yes, then you can study anything related to mass media. If you join Media Studies course, you will have an unforgettable career journey in future.

Big companies, attractive salary, late-night parties and what not.  Celebrities and even politicians are in good terms with Media persons. Who does not want to get in touch with a journalist?

So for those who are considering a degree in Media and Communications but still wondering how to choose a Mass Media institute, here are the top tips you can consider before joining a college in Kolkata.

  1. Modern and applicable

Companies look for modern, tech-savvy bright young minds who can also contribute in company’s growth. They want skilled people so that student can easily adopt and work smoothly within a team. Knowledge of Twitter and other branches of social media, how to lay up a page in In-design or edit in Final Cut-Pro, will stand you in good stead. So look for a media college who does not only have renowned faculty but also have a solid practical lab in Kolkata.

  1. Multicultural environment

The quality of Mass Media institutions in Kolkata is able to attract a substantial number of students from different parts of West Bengal. Studying in this discipline will surly put you in close contact with international students too. This one degree will give you better insight to the wider world and making you a more rounded person. If you are an outsider, always look for a college which has a good hostel facility and also has healthy environment.

  1. No prior experience needed

In India, schools don’t offer courses related to Communication & Media Studies, unlike for subjects such as English or History, so most courses won’t look for A-levels or Higher in particular subjects, just a good overall score and someone who can contribute to the degree. Ideal if you, to put it simply, don’t know what to do.

  1. Good social life

As the name suggests, Media Studies is an area very much focused on talking to other people. You have to study people and write about people. Interviewing people and meeting new people is always a challenge for anyone. There’s people everywhere. So join an institute where you can go out for reporting or cover weekly events at the institutions itself.

  1. Attractive salary:

Salary in Media sector can be quite lucrative and enticing. The average salary for a beginner can be anything between Rs 20,000 and Rs. 25,000 a month, depending on the organisation. Gradually they will start earning very high salaries.  But always remember, sky is the limit.

  1. International perspective

The world is a small yet diverse place, both more global, yet at the same time dividing people like nothing else. Communication & Media degrees can reflect this trend. Always take admission in a college that has a strong global presence through international collaborations and various internships.

So now do not just join any institution just for the sake of completing a degree. First look for these above mentioned qualities and then register yourself.

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