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Media Studies

Jawaharlal Nehru University

18 months
2200 USD/year
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The Centre for Media Studies (CMS) at Jawaharlal Nehru University aims to emerge as a prime academic location for the development of critical understanding about media and its engagement with society, polity and economy in India.


Envisaged primarily as a centre for research and academic study, it concentrates on developing a critical understanding of the role of the media in contemporary times. 

Key Features 

  • The media's functioning, and its intersections with contemporary society, polity, economy and culture are primary areas of its research concerns. 
  • The Media Studies Centre from Jawaharlal Nehru University also engages itself with the constituting and determining factors of media such as its social, regional and language base, commercialization and profit motive, institutionalization and organizational scale, media institutions and media houses, infotainment content and search for alternative niches through new media etc.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Visual Histories: Themes in Photography and Materiality
  • Media in Modern India
  • Media in Contemporary Society

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Foreign Nationals applying for admission as self financing students are required to provide detail of the Bank account, etc. with their application forms and a certificate from their respective bankers to the effect that they have sufficient funds available in their bank account to sustain their studies in India for the duration of the programme. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1100 USD per semester during 18 months.
  • 216 RS - national


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