Considering SoC for your media and communication degree program has been a significant decision for you. Now read this section to know why you have made the right choice.
Pursuing your graduate, post-graduate, or doctoral degree at SoC means that you will be studying a professional course from one of India’s top 10 journalism, media and communication colleges. A strong curriculum, expert professors, and contemporary infrastructure are the bedrock of this institution. Furthermore, students will enjoy the following benefits:
International collaborations and student-exchange partnership several global universities:
Students with a consistently sound academic record can avail several internal-student exchange programs made available through SoC’s tie-ups with universities in Netherlands, Australia, Germany, Netherlands, France, Czechoslovakia. Through the exchange program, every year, select number of SoC students spend a semester at these partner universities and students from there come to SoC for a semester.
Community Radio station
Radio Manipal, MAHE’s community radio allows student-led programming for the local community of listeners.
Sound studio, TV studio, Editing Lab
Students at SoC get practical training in audio-visual content production in SoC’s in-house separate Sound and TV studios using modern gadgets and equipments which includes digital mixers, cameras, lighting equipments, workstations for post-production activities, vision mixer consoles and more.
Hands-on training & live projects
In line with MAHE’s culture of promoting student entrepreneurship, SoC’s student Entrepreneur Cell encourages student-led business initiatives in media and entertainment sector. Through this arrangement, industrious students get the opportunity to earn while they learn.
Both B.A Media and Communication and M.A Media and Communication students will take turns to produce the college’s weekly newspaper, AM Plus, over the course of their third and second semesters respectively. As part of this activity students will work in different departments from the editorial to advertising & marketing to gain insights about news production in the print industry.
At School of Communication, Manipal, research is a key activity. The college houses a Media Research Centre as well as Student Research Forum. Through this, the college develops and supports critical inquiry of issue related to media. At SoC, more than half teaching faculty have either completed PhD or enrolled in a PhD program. Their areas of research are multidisciplinary and manifold. The Indian edition of the Global Media Journal is published from here.
National and international internships & Placement opportunities
Studying at SoC readies you to work for national and international media organizations. Our alumni’s presence are found across the global, serving organizations from Google and BBC to the United Nations. SoC has produced award winning directors and actors, national creative directors, head of corporate communications and more.
Infrastructure and resources:
School of Communication is housed in two charming, homey buildings with walls made of laterite stones, clay brick pillars and traditional tiled roof. SoC is walkable distance from MAHE’s hostels and Manipal’s main hub, Tiger Circle. Facilities on the campus includes:
- Classrooms equipped with ACs,
- Computer labs with printing facilities,
- Library that houses over 13,000 books and journals and offers photocopying facilities,
- Sound studio,
- TV production studio,
- Mac Lab for editing,
- Animation labs,
- Radio Manipal, the university’s community radio station,
- Common room
- Auditorium and,
- Ample green space which is fondly called the SoC lawns.
- Campus placements and Internship assistance
- Media Research Centre
- Student Entrepreneur Cell
- Internal Student Exchange programs with international universities
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