B.A. (Hons.) in English (With Specialization in Mass Communication)

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Course Offered Duration (in Years) Eligibility
B.A (Hons.) In English With Specialization In Mass Communication 3 12th standard pass with any stream at least 50% marks.

Disclaimer: TNU reserves the right for relaxation in admission criteria for the most deserving candidates.

BA (Hons.) in English with specialization in Mass Communication offered by The Neotia University is the only course offered in Bengal that prepares graduating students for an Industry-based job. The course is offered with a specialization in Mass Communication as a Vocational Elective, to provide students with exposure to the Industry in addition to those who want to pursue higher Academics. Thus, the course has an extra edge in comparison to similar programmes offered by other Universities. There are two exit points, for the students of this course – Industry (jobs) & Higher Academics and Research.

The faculty members of the English department are highly qualified with expertise knowledge and skills in academic and industry. Industry experts and academic stalwarts design the course curriculum. Internship programme and Industrial training is part of the curriculum. In this course, the University also provide additional help to students wanting to pursue an academic future by engaging with them critically and preparing them for relevant qualifying examinations such as the National Eligibility Test (NET), conducted by the CBSE, on behalf of the University Grants Commission (UGC). The department also provides a Ph.D programme in English with research scholars pursuing Ph.D from the department.

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Career Prospects

The course offers multiple choices in choosing a career, with a variety of job options in Media and Communication sector as well as in Academics. The University aims at developing the professional skills of students who opt for B.A (Hons.) English by adding Mass Communication, to provide that added professional edge. In private sector, possibilities for the graduates lie in Media

houses (Print & Electronic media), Publishing houses, Television and Radio channels, Marketing Organizations, Communication Agencies, to name a few. In public sector, opportunities may include jobs in various Governmental Agencies under Information and Broadcasting Ministry, Press Council of India, Directorate of Advertising and Visual Publicity, Press Information Bureau, Doordarshan and All India Radio. Graduates in these sectors can work as a Television Reporter, Television or Newspaper Journalist, Digital Copywriter, Public Relation Officer or Relationship Manager, Proofreader, Content Writer, Editorial Manager, Web-Content Manager, Social-Media Manager, Script Writer, TV Anchor, to name a few. The professional in these fields are earning high remunerations. Graduates can pursue a Master’s degree programme. The can also join academic institutes to work as a secondary school teacher or English as a foreign language teacher.

 

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Course Structure

  • Semester 1
  • Semester 2
  • Semester 3
  • Semester 4
  • Semester 5
  • Semester 6

Semester 1

SL NO.

    COURSE NAME

COURSE CODE

  CREDIT

1.

A Brief history of English Literature, Language & Philology

CC-ENL101

      6

2.

European & Indian Classical Literature(CC)

CC-ENL102

      6

3.

Media & Communication Skills (GE 1)

GE-ENL 103

      6

4.

English Communication  (AECC 1)

AE-ENL104

      2

   

Total Credit 

    20

Semester 2

SL NO.

    COURSE NAME

COURSE CODE

CREDIT

1.

Indian Writing in English

CC-ENL201

6

2. 

British Poetry & Drama 14th to 17th century

CC-ENL202

6

3.

Digital Journalism (GE 2)

GE-ENL203

6

4. 

Environmental Studies (AECC 2)

AE-ENL204

2

   

Total Credit 

20

Semester 3

SL NO.

COURSE NAME

COURSE CODE

CREDIT

1.

American Literature

CC-ENL301

6

2. 

Popular Literature

CC-ENL302

6

3.

British Poetry and Drama 17th & 18th centuries

CC-ENL303

6

4.

Creative Writing & Writing for Media   (DSE 1)

DSE-ENL301

6

4.

Mobile Journalism  (SEC 1)

SE-ENL301

2

   

Total  Credit

26

Semester 4

SL NO.

COURSE NAME

COURSE CODE

CREDIT

1.

British Literature 18th centuries

CC-ENL 401

6

2. 

British Romantic Literature

CC-ENL 402

6

3.

British Literature 19th century

CC-ENL403

6

4.

Editing & Publishing in Digital & Non-Digital Platforms I (DSE 2)

DSE-ENL 402

6

4.

Development Communication Journalism (SEC 2)

SE-ENL402

2

   

Total Credit

26

Semester 5

SL NO.

COURSE NAME

COURSE CODE

CREDIT

1.

Women’s Writing

CC-ENL501

6

2. 

British Literature: The Early 20th Century

CC-ENL502

6

3.

Editing & Publishing in Digital & Non-Digital Platforms II (DSE 3)

 

DSE-ENL503

6

4.

Radio  Production (GE 3)

GE-ENL 504

6

   

   Total Credit

24

Semester 6

SL NO.

    COURSE NAME

COURSE CODE

CREDIT

1.

Modern European Drama

CC-ENL 601

6

2. 

Postcolonial Literature

CC-ENL602

6

3.

Translation as a skill (DSE 4)

DSE-ENL603

6

4. 

Basics of Television Journalism (GE 4)

GE-ENL604

2

   

Total Credit

24

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