[Reader-list] Applications for PGD in Community Media 2014-15 at SMCS, TISS

rohitrellan at aol.in rohitrellan at aol.in
Tue Jun 10 07:28:02 CDT 2014

Dear friends,

Greetings from the School of Media and Cultural Studies (SMCS) at the
  Tata Institute of Social Sciences! Apologies for cross-posting and
  please circulate to those who might be interested.

We are glad to announce admissions to the Post-Graduate Diploma
  programme in Community Media for the academic year 2014-15. The course
  is also being offered as a Dual Degree for TISS alumni who have a
  Master's degree from the Institute. This course is offered by the SMCS
  in addition to our existing MA programme in Media and Cultural

The last date for applications is July 12, 2014, the entrance exam will be held on August 16 and the programme commences on October 6, 2014. The programme is being offered in modular form (6 weeks of contact classes in Oct-Nov, 2014 and 8 weeks of contact classes in April-May, 2015) to enable employed candidates
  to enroll.

The course is designed for social workers, community activists and
  cultural organisers who are engaged in grassroots level activities,
  with the goal of supplementing their field efforts with knowledge,
  perspectives and skills to enable them to work with communities and
  facilitate expression of their concerns through the media. The
  programme will foster among students a critical understanding of the
  contemporary micro and macro level development issues and prevalent
  mainstream discourses and help them appreciate the role of community
  structures, institutions and dynamics in the context of using media
  for empowerment. The students will also be trained to use tools and
  technologies to make them proficient in designing, initiating,
  monitoring and evaluating media programmes in their respective

A detailed announcement of the course along with the application form
  and prospectus can be found on the TISS website:


We would be grateful if you could share this announcement with
  individuals and organisations who might be interested in joining this

Warm regards,

Anjali and Jayasankar


Anjali Monteiro, Ph.D., Professor & Dean
E-mail: contact[AT]monteiro-
Skype id: anjalimonteiro

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