Department [DEPARTMENT OF MASS COMMUNICATION] Detail
DEPARTMENT OF MASS COMMUNICATION
1986 with the modest start of specialised Bachelor program in Mass Communication.
The Department of Mass Communication was established in 1986 within the Faculty of Social Sciences catering for the educational needs of students at various levels ranging from professionally focused bachelorís programme to research-based social science focused studies in M.Phil Mass Communication. The world class curricula has been adopted for the Masters and M.Phil level programs. The department has produced a number of course books, study guides etc. Thousands of students are being benifitted by the Bachelors and Masters level programs of the department. The department has a highly educated and foreign qualified faculty.
The basic objective of the Department is to strengthen media education and research in Pakistan for the working and budding journalists/media researchers/analysts and teachers. To meet this end, the Department provides opportunities of higher studies of research at PhD, MPhil and Masters levels. Besides, the Department provides skill orientation programs at graduate and certification levels to persons making mass communication as carrier.
Future Plans :
The Department is planning to launch Ph.D and post-graduate TV Production degree programs in the near future.
Academic Facilities :
The Department is equipped with a Media Lab, FM radio and production studios for audio and video programming.
Postal Address :
Department of Mass Communication,
FM Radio building,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
sector H-8 Islamabad