As the media and communication sector becomes ever more diverse and dynamic, degrees in the field of Media and Communication Studies are also growing in popularity. Media studies are a discipline and field of study that deals with the content, history, and effects of various media; in particular, the mass media.
The Department of Media and Communication Studies has been striving for providing quality communication education with innovation since its inception in 2003 and is further expanding its range. In a very short period after its establishment, the Department has established its own FM radio station; well-equipped computer lab with audio-video editing facilities; linkages with mainstream media and associated organizations including development sector and research organizations.
The Department built its reputation on scholarly and critical achievements across the Pakistan for creative writing skills and media professionals. It recently won an HEC funded project for the establishment of a state of the art ‘Multi Media Information Centre’. The Department aims at serving the society by transmitting advanced knowledge and forging indigenous human resource into local and national media markets as well as in other professional organizations.
The Department is currently offering BS and Master’s program with the facilities of print media, electronic media and public relation specialization. Soon the department will start the master’s program in mobile journalism. The courses are designed to meet the specific requirements of the subject matter along with practical application in various fields.
The Department has very experienced and qualified faculty. There are two PhD and six MPhil permanent faculty members. Special lectures of professionals are also arranged frequently in order to familiarize the students with professional life. That’s why the Department has significant job placement ratio in the relevant fields.