BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN MEDIA COMMUNICATION (BSMMC)

University of Lahore

The Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Media and Mass Communication Studies is characterized by its progressive structure, which allows for various specializations through the programme. The course has been designed with a rigorous yet interactive approach towards both theory and practical subjects. Specific studio courses, which are open ended in their approach are designed to give the student a chance to interact with the faculty according to subjects agendas to discuss and develop new ideas.

The core courses provide the student with the capability to harness the concepts and technologies according to their needs. A wide array of elective and summer courses have also been designed to further facilitate the students towards a better understanding of their curriculum and the field of Media and Mass Communication. In general, the Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Media and Mass Communication aims to provide the diverse and enriching opportunities for students.

Degree

Requirements

12 Years of Education (HSSE), Intermediate, A Levels (Minimum 45% )

Why this

Degree

The students of this course will acquire the training and skills required for exceeding in the fields of print, television, radio, online journalism, media theory, media regulation & public policy, and media & public relations.

Courses Offered

Semester 1
Sr# Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1 CA101 Introduction to Cinema  3    
2 ICS101 Introduction to Communication Studies 3    
3 TV101 Introduction to Television 3    
4 AV101 Introduction to Audio/Video Technologies I
3    
 5
PH101  Photography I
3
   
 6
EC101  English and Communication
3
   

 

Semester 2

SrNo. Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1 VC201 Introduction to Visual Communication Theories 3
2 UL201 Readings in Urdu Literature 3
3 EL201 Readings in English Literature  3
4 AV202 Introduction to Audio/Video Technologies II
3 AV101
5  PH202  Photography II  3  PH101  
6  PM201  Introduction to Performance Making 
3    
         

 

Semester 3

SrNo. Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1 MC301 Media and Communication Theories 3 VC201
2 PK301 Pakistan Studies  2
3 PS301 Political Science 2
4 PH301 Philosophy 2
5 CW301 Creative Writing  3 UL201 EL201
6 FA301 Film Aesthetics  3
7 SA301 South Asian Cinema  3    
           
           

 

Semester 4

SrNo. Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1 PY401 Introduction to Psychology 2
2 SO401 Introduction to Sociology 
2
3 IS401 Islamic Studies  2
4 ST401 Statistics 3
5 FT401 Film Theory 3 FA301
6 ICS401 Issues in Communication Studies 3
7 NM401 Introduction to New Media  3
           
           

 

Semester 5

Sr# Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1 MCS501 Media Culture & Society 3
2 ML501 Media Law & Ethics 3
3 DM501 Documentary I 3
4 NC501 News & Current Affairs  3
5 MA501 Media and Audience 3
NR501 News Reporting 3

 

Semester 6

SrNo. Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1 AP601 Advertising and Promotion 3
2 NR602 News Reporting II 3 NR501
3 DM602 Documentary II 3 DM501
4 NC601 News and Current Affairs Production 3 NC501
5 NE601 News Editing 3
6 RB601 Radio Broadcasting 3




           
           

 

Semester 7

SrNo. Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1 RM701 Research Methodologies 3
2 MP701 Major Production Sessions (Research) 6
3 AC701 Advocacy Campaign  3
4 PR701 Public Relation 3
5 VE701 Video Editing 3

 

Semester 8

Sr# Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1 TH/DI801
Thesis/Dissertation 
6




Offered at Campuses

Defence Road Campus, Lahore

Fact File

Full Time, 4 Years, 132 Credit Hr's

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