M.Sc. On Campus

Media and Communication Studies

24 months
1212 USD/year
842 USD/year
450 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The M.Sc. Media and Communication Studies at DMCS, Savitribai Phule Pune University, is a two-year full-time programme that offers two specializations, Media Research and Video Production.


M.Sc. programme in Media and Communication Studies is one of the most successful and established courses at Savitribai Phule Pune University. It is designed to provide multidisciplinary understanding of contemporary communications including cultural, political, technical and sociological approaches. It provides students with an opportunity to critically explore the ways in which selected areas of 'real world' communications operate in national and global contexts.

In the rapidly changing environment of the media and communication today, this M.Sc programme introduces students to a dynamic mix of theoretical and critical approaches and to a range of practical experience across various media and communication sectors.

What you will learn

Students will develop an understanding of the way content is produced and consumed in the multi-platform and digitized environment of media industries. Students will learn about new critical approaches being developed in order to understand the processes of production, circulation and consumption.

The course enables students to develop their own focused area of interest through the specializations in ‘Media Production’ and ‘Media Studies’. Students will specialize in any one of the stream depending on their suitability and interest. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Media and Communication Studies
  • Radio Production
  • Visual Communication 
  • Media, Society and Culture
  • Production: Genres and Processes
  • Digital Media Studies
  • Research Methods
  • Script Writing
  • Media Laws and Ethics
  • Video Editing
  • Political Communication

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




80 alternative credits


On Campus

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

  • Students who have a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline (Arts, Science, Commerce, Engineering, Medicine, Law etc.) from a recognized university are eligible to apply.
  • Students who have appeared for their final year degree examination but awaiting the results can also apply.
  • Admission to Masters' programme is given on the basis of an online entrance examination conducted in the month of July.
  • English proficiency: all foreign students from non-English speaking countries have to take the English Proficiency Test (EPT)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    1212 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1212 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    842 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 842 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    450 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 450 USD per year during 24 months.
  • Students from Maharashtra: ₹33344
  • Outside Maharashtra: ₹62544
  • SAARC countries: ₹62544
  • Foreign: ₹90000
  • Entrance fee (International): $1097


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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