BS Communication and Immersive Media
The media industries in Pakistan and the world over are rapidly changing with the advent of new technologies of communication. As a result of these changes, a profound transformation is taking place in the media industries in terms of interactive and aesthetically enriched storytelling techniques and their impact on society at the cultural, social, political and global levels. Keeping in view the technological revolution in the media and communication industries with accompanying job opportunities, the SMC at BNU has designed this innovative undergraduate new media degree to cater for market requirements and create new employment possibilities for media students. The main objective of this BS program is to study and explore the potentials of new media technologies under one umbrella in the realms of interactivity, creativity, knowledge, arts, information, entertainment, strategic communication and entrepreneurship. The courses in this degree meet not only the purpose of dissemination of content in multiple forms and their expression in the highly connected world but also take into account social and ethical aspects of digital interventions. This BS in New Media program will enable students to develop conceptual, theoretical, design, and technical skills needed to communicate stories and messages in an interdisciplinary environment to an ever-changing audience.
Duration: 8 semesters, 4 years
Note: The Degree will be awarded after completion of workload of 4 years as per HEC Guidelines. The degree will not be awarded before this time period.
Immersive journalist, Data journalist, Social & digital media writer, Social & digital media content producer/developer, Social & digital media editor, Social & digital media manager, Social & digital media analyst, Documentary production specialist, Multimedia producer, Media entrepreneur, Art director, Video game designer, Web content developer, Wed designer, Digital advertising specialist, Digital public relations specialist, Advertising and design consultant.
To be eligible for admission to BS (Hons) in Communication and New Media Technology , a candidate must satisfy the following requirements: -
- Students can take seven elective courses from social sciences schools.
|| HEC Mandatory (University Core)
|| VII Electives from Social Sciences
|| Optional Courses / Thesis
Successful completion of 130 credit hours of course work along with thesis/elective subjects