Delhi University is all set to start its School of Journalism from July this year. This is a big project in academic year 2017-18 for the university. It will begin with an integrated 5-year journalism course.
It will operate from the Keshav Puram campus, with the admissions through an All-India Entrance Test. There will also be an audio-visual studio and computer labs apart from the classrooms. MPhil, PhD and many more courses will be added later. According to DU’s Vice-Chancellor Yogesh Tyagi, the syllabus has been prepared in consultation with communication experts and journalists.
DETAILS OF THE COURSE
The school will start off with a 5-yr integrated program, with the applicants allowed to leave mid-way after completing 3 years, in which case the students will get an Honours degree. The syllabus will include web, investigative and business journalism, photography, cinematics, media and animation, apart from many other topics according to Dr Savita Dutta, principal of Maitreyi College and convenor of the committee which submitted the proposal for the school. The first batch will reportedly consist of 50-60 students.
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