Anna University - M.Sc. Electronic Media (Five Year Integrated) Course

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Anna University, Chennai

Department of Media Sciences


M.Sc. Electronic Media (Five Year Integrated)

Anna University, Chennai, is the first university in India to take up the idea of the University Grants Commission to offer M.Sc. Electronic Media (Five Year Integrated) programme. It is structured to develop individual skills, attitude, knowledge base and creativity of students, besides honing the technical base for a wide choice of career options.

Admission

Students who have passed the higher secondary examination from Tamil Nadu or any equivalent examination are eligible to apply. The selection is made exclusively on the basis of the marks got in the higher secondary (Plus Two) examination.

Facilities

Besides having highly qualified teachers with media training and international exposure, the department has excellent infrastructure. The audio and video studios in the department offer hands on training to students. The department has a multimedia (2D and 3D animation, web designing) lab and a post production lab. The department has a library with over 3,000 books and journals. The department has a tie-up with Birmingham City University, Queen Mary College London, other prestigious European Universities and UNICEF. The students pursue research projects during the final semester and internships in various media organizations during earlier semesters. The department also houses Gyan Vani educational radio station. The University also has Anna Community Radio and the UGC’s television production centre EMMRC.

Placements

The students are haighly sought after by media houses, NGOs and corporate firms. The department has produced several journalists, radio and television programme producers and editors who are placed in studios as well as feature films. The students are employed as public relations personnel, event managers, animators for movies and in fields such as corporate communication, e-learning, advertising and technical writing. Some of our students are placed in software (IT) companies as graphic designers and software engineers. Most students get recruited through campus placement conducted by premier companies such as the British Broadcasting Corporation, Rhythm and Hues, Star News, Infosys, Cognizant Technology Solutions, Tata Consultancy Services, Radio One, Hello FM, The Times of India, The Indian Express, Reuters, Prasad Studios, Amazon Technologies, Cypress Media, Sun TV, NDTV and HCL.

Contact

The Head,

Department of Media Sciences

CEG Campus, Anna University,

Chennai-600025

Phone : 91-44-22358245/42/41

Telefax : 044-22351578

Application download

Last date for submission of filled-in application is 12.06.2012.

Curriculum & Syllabus of M.Sc. (Electronic Media) (Five Year Integrated)