Doon University : School of Communication - DUSC
The communication and media sector has grown several folds and is projected to continue growing in the coming decades. On the one hand, the industry has witnessed a virtual explosion in the process of creation and consumption of information and communication output and, on the other, an upsurge in the demand for intellectual and professional skills to face the challenges and the opportunities brought about by the transformative forces of communication revolution. The School of Communication at Doon University is a response to these challenges and it provides a flexible academic programme to study this ever expanding field and train students for several exciting professional career opportunities emerging with the convergence of technologies and communication processes. The School offers academic programmes in media and communication which includes fields of Journalism, Development Communication, Media Studies, Advertising, Public Relations, Photography, Radio & Television, Graphics & Animation, Multi-media, Media management and research. The programme curriculum is wide ranging and interdisciplinary and carefully balances theoretical and practical information. The curriculum familiarizes students with concepts both in theory and practice, introduces them to various streams of communication discipline, provides hands-on experience on all relevant skill areas and allows students to specialize in communication and media sector. As part of its professional emphasis, the programme provides an opportunity to students to gain practical work experience through interaction with leading professionals from the media and communication sector and assists students in finding suitable placements and self-employment opportunities.