School of Media and Communications at Centurion University is being launched as a complete media school which will offer both Bachelors and Master’s Degree and Doctoral Degree programs, short term skill programs. The school will deliver UNESCO’s “Model Curriculum for Developing Countries and Emerging Democracies”.
The students are achievers at different national and international events to earn pride and dignity for the School. Students from this school have received awards from organizations like UNESCO and UNICEF in film making. They have joined as delegates of Film division in IFFI 2018 & 2019. They have presented their research papers at 3rd National Media Conclave and Indian Social Science Congress. The school has delivered student development programs in the area of film making, Radio Jockey, Fashion Photography, VFX, Sound Engineering and Animation. School of Media and Communication has developed four skill courses like camera Operator, Video Editor, Sound Engineer and Animator in association with Commonwealth of learning. It has published research book on indigenous knowledge system and conducted research project on Usage of Smart Phone by Tribal Youth. Students here are sent for internship to Doordarshan and National Media Houses. Recently the school has started research work in Indian Cinema. School of Media and Communication has advanced Chroma Studio, Editing Suits, Audio Production center, AR-VR Laboratory, and Media Research Center in less than half a decade time period.
The School of Media and Communication is committed to the SDG on No Poverty, Good Health and Well-being, Quality Education, Gender Equality, Clean Water and Sanitation, Reduced Inequalities, Climate Action, Life on Land and Partnership for Goals. The School is focused on Development Communication and has identified areas of tribal identity and culture, rural development, gender, agriculture and local environmental issues. Further, it engages with communities by conducting workshops on the basics of videography, script writing, movie editing in mobile phones, etc. The School uses its advanced infrastructure and technologies such as Chroma Studio, Editing Suits, Audio Production center, AR-VR Laboratory, and Media Research Center to create the promotional material for the University, extension activities in agriculture, National Social Service (NSS) activities and document in various media the activities of the University. Field trips, rural immersion programs, study tours and projects help to add depth to students learning. With the aim of providing an overall view of the media industry and help students to understand the dynamics of the industry, study tours to various media houses are organised where the students receive hands-on training on the operations of the media industry. The students and faculty of the School take great pride in conducting faculty development programs in new digital tools so as to build digital material for online teaching.