M.Sc. Media and Communication Studies


Course Overview

M.Sc. Media and Communication Studies at DMCS, Savitribai Phule Pune University, is a two year full time programme that offers two specializations - Media Research and Video Production.

MEDIA RESEARCH

Under the ambit of Communication Studies, Media Research includes the study of the theories and critical methods necessary to conduct media research. Students go on to pursue research in several fields such audience reception of the media, analysis of media content advertising and corporate communications among others. Potential employers include research agencies, Advertising and Media planners, Instructional designers and Content developers.

VIDEO PRODUCTION

This specialization of Video Production focuses on intensive hands-on training in Video production, including direction, research, scripting, editing, camera work and sound production. The students of this course will be equipped to work in the areas of film and television production and independent media houses. Potential employers include filmmakers, television production houses, Non-Governmental Organizations, Educational and research institutions.

ONLINE ADMISSION PROCESS

The process is to be completed online at - http://campus.unipune.ac.in/

The admissions for the academic year starting in 2017 is completed.

DATE OF ENTRANCE EXAMINATION

The date of entrance examination for the academic year 2018-2020 will be announced in May 2018.

The venue will be Department of Media and Communication Studies.

SAMPLE PAPER

Year 2016 - Entrance Paper

Eligibility

Students who have earned a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline (Arts, Science, Commerce, Engineering, Medicine, Law etc.) from a recognized university are eligible to apply. Students who have appeared for their final year degree examination but awaiting the results can also apply.

Students who have earned a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline (Arts, Science, Commerce, Engineering, Medicine, Law etc.) from a recognized university are eligible to apply. Students who have appeared for their final year degree examination but awaiting the results can also apply.

Admission Process

Admission to Masters' programme is given on the basis of an entrance examination. This exam is generally conducted in the month of June and the notification for the same is announced in the local/national newspapers and on the website around April /May. DMCS admits 47 students per year. University rules and regulation about reservations and various quotas are followed while admitting these 47 students. Besides these, DMCS also admits 7 students under NRI/PIO category and 6 students under the ‘foreign students category’. The admissions under NRI/ PIO and Foreign categories are channelized through International Students Center (ISC), Savitribai Phule Pune University.

Fee Structure


For Maharashtra Students

31000 

For Out of Maharashtra Students

53000 

For SAARC Countries Students

73000 

For Foreign/PIO Quota

115000 

(Fees is charged according to University rules. The fee structure given above is subject to change.)

How to Apply


The application form and procedure will be available at the DMCS website once the notification is out.