Media science is an extraordinary field where an individual gets exposure to both creative skills and technical skills. He uses both these skills to create an impact in the society through news and information dissemination and even creating opinion about socio economic issues. Media science encompasses the interesting and vast areas of Print and Cyber media, Electronic and Entertainment media, Marketing Communication, Advertising, Public Relations, Event Management, Multimedia, Animation and Visual Communication. MSc. Kolkata focuses on making the students achieve expertise in all of the above mentioned areas. For getting admitted in this dynamic course, it is necessary to have some kind of basic eligibility criteria. The basic criteria comprise the following attributes and are not strictly restricted to these areas only-
- Graduation in any discipline with option for final year students who are yet to appear their exams to apply for provisional admission
- Post graduation in any discipline
- Students have to apply through the management aptitude test of the particular institute or university which is having affiliation with the institute for that particular course
- Fine blend of creative and technical skills and strong command over current affairs
- Interest towards innovation of ideas and concepts of using media as a strong tool of social reform and business as well
How to get through the admission hurdle of entering into a MSc. Media Science curriculum?
Every media and allied mass communication institute has its own entrance examination for getting the students admitted in MSc. media science course. Examination date is being informed to the students via call or mail once they have filled the application form. The examination paper comprises of multiple choice questions from the areas which are prerequisites for understanding the science of media and its application in society. The areas include- English language, Reading Comprehension and Media science. After successful completion in the written exam, the candidate has to seat for a group discussion and personal interview to finally crack the entrance hurdle. MSc. colleges in Kolkata caters a unique curriculum which focuses on making students confident about the concepts and architecture of media environment. Several media institutes conduct orientation session which helps the management of the media institute in understanding the aptitude and scope of a student in this field. Media science is a field where you need to generate your own ideas for which you need strong imagination as well as creating a relevant link of the imagination with the situations of the current times. Another basic eligibility for getting admitted in this course is strong attraction towards media platforms and creative writing. You need even need good business and management sense to manage and control the operations of a media house.
Sumon chakrabarti, Author bio :-
Professional writer, compiler and translator for major English publishing houses in management, commerce, humanities, social sciences, technology, general sciences and miscellaneous subjects. Faculty, content writer and developer of major tutorial homes and info tech enabled platforms in technology, management, commerce, social sciences, humanities, general sciences and professional studies. Chandigarh kala Kendra classical music-vocal degree holder. Stood first in professional English communication and writing from British Institute. Occasional singer and performer of modern and film songs in Bengali and Hindi. All India youth mock parliament and Ramcharitmanas recitation winner. Alumni of Bhavans institute of management science and contributor in publications of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan society.