About School

UPES School of Modern Media imparts new-age media literacy to students about varied forms of information dissemination. The school prepares students to put learning into practice through state-of-the-art studios, industry-aligned curriculum, interactions with eminent journalists and distinguished media scholars, and employment-relevant training. From communicating persuasively in different formats to engaging in classroom projects and professional opportunities, students get every exposure to unleash their potential and showcase their talents through workshops, seminars, fairs, and internships.

Highlights

  • India’s only digital-first media school
  • Renowned media professionals as faculty
  • State-of-the art labs and studios
  • Industry alliance with Hubhopper, offering a unique podcasting course
  • Placement assistance up to 5 years
  • Multidisciplinary and Holistic Learning
  • Industry experts on Advisory board
  • Unmatched Global Opportunities
    • Semester abroad opportunity at The University of California, Berkeley
    • Student exchange opportunities at the World’s Top Universities such as, University of Adelaide, Australia, University of Calgary, Canada and more
    • Semester abroad with a tuition fee waiver at UE Germany
    • Co-teaching by International Faculty from University Canada West
    • Assistance for International Internships/Projects

DESIGN YOUR OWN DEGREE

UPES’ curriculum framework is holistic in its overall structure and yet focuses on the individual need of the student to discover, experience, explore and challenge. Along with the core subject, students have the option to choose from subject-focused specialisations. They are also allowed to choose minor/exploratory subject from other schools at UPES that are: School of Engineering, School of Computer Science, School of Law, School of Business, School of Health Sciences, School of Design, School of Modern Media, and School of Liberal Studies.

Further, based on the multifaceted needs of the global workplace and evolving lifestyles, the curriculum offers Signature and Life-Skills courses through School for Life. To round off this learning experience, students are required to do mandatory internships in the social sector, government/public sector, and industry. The combinations available for students to pick and choose from are endless, ensuring both depth and width of knowledge.

DESIGN YOUR OWN DEGREE

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PROGRAMS

UNDERGRADUATE

Programs

Specialization to be opted in 3rd year as per selected program. Minors to be opted as per applicable during the program.

  • school of modern media icon BA Journalism and Mass Communication (Digital) -Social Media and Search Engine Optimisation 

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  • school of modern media icon BA Journalism and Mass Communication (Digital) -Data, Analytics & Visualisation 

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  • school of modern media icon BA Journalism and Mass Communication (Digital) -Media Management, Public Policy and Strategic Communications 

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  • school of modern media icon BA Journalism and Mass Communication (Digital) -Digital Publishing/Website Management 

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  • school of modern media icon BA Digital and Mass Media (Broadcasting) -Mobile Journalism (Mojo): Digital Video Production and Monetisation 

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  • school of modern media icon BA Digital and Mass Media (Broadcasting) -Digital Audio Broadcasting: Radio Production, Podcasts and Distribution 

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  • school of modern media icon BA Digital and Mass Media (Broadcasting) -Digital Studio Management: Live Broadcasting and Floor Production 

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  • school of modern media icon BBA (Events, Public Relations and Corporate Communications)-Media Management, Marketing Campaigns and Strategic Communications 

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  • school of modern media icon BBA (Events, Public Relations and Corporate Communications)-Social Media, Marketing and Analytics 

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POSTGRADUATE

Programs

  • school of modern media icon MA Digital and Mass Media (Broadcasting) 

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  • school of modern media icon MA Journalism and Mass Communication (Digital) 

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Admissions Open

Last Date to Apply 10 July, 2022

UPES PLACEMENTS

2200+ Overall Students placed in 2018-19*

94% Placements in 2018-19*

560+ Recruiters in 2018-19*

* Placement statistics refer to the number of students who have opted for and are eligible for placements

INDUSTRY EXPOSURE

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Industry Connect

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Masterclasses by Industry Experts

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Immersive Industrial Tours

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ADVISORY

BOARD

Chanpreet Arora

Senior VP and Head of Business, Voot (Viacom18)

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V.K Karthika

Publisher, Westland (Amazon)

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Prof. Robin Jeffrey

Visiting Research Professor, National University of Singapore and Professor Emeritus, Australian National University, Canberra and La Trobe University, Melbourne

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Mohit Soni

CEO, Media & Entertainment Skills Council

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Ruben Banerjee

Editor In Chief, Outlook

Ex- National Affairs Editor of Hindustan Times.

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Dipanjan Das

CEO, Greycells18, Network 18 Media & Investments Ltd.


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Viveck Vaswani

Film Producer, Dean School of Contemporary Media, Pearl Academy

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Board of

Studies

Dr. Assa Doron

Professor of Anthropology and South Asia, Australian National University, Canberra 

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Dr. Brajesh Kumar Singh

Managing Editor, News18 Gujarat & Bihar/Jharkhand and Member, News Broadcasting Standards Authority

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Dr. Ashish Joshi

Head, Department of Mass Communication, Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication; Former CEO and Editor-in-Chief, Lok Sabha TV

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Mr. Rakesh Khar

Editor and Business Head (Business Content Vertical), TV9 Network

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Ashok Bagariya

Consulting Editor, TV9 Network

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STUDENT

ACHIEVEMENTS

Modern Media Students interview Prime Minister of New Zealand

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Ritika Srivastav secures place as AIESEC facilitator, Indonesia

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FACILITIES

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Computing Centre

Advanced Computing Centre at UPES with world class facilities with  network of more than 9000 computers

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Design Labs

Digital labs with powerful systems for 2D/3D simulation

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Classroom

Advanced Classrooms for effective learning 

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Hostel

Fully-equipped accommodation facilities

EVENTS

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17-19 May, 2021

E-Talks: MoJo and Digital Broadcasting

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Faculty

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Professor Nalin Mehta

Professor Nalin Mehta is an award-winning social scientist, journalist and author who has held senior leadership positions.

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Dr. Boria Majumdar

A leading and best-selling sports journalist/historian, he was the official biographer of Sachin Tendulkar and co-wrote his autobiography.

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Chanpreet Arora

She is one of the most-well regarded leaders in the Indian Media Industry, and is currently is Sr. VP and Head of Business, Voot.

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Prof. Shubhashis Gangopad

He has been Advisor to Finance Minister in the rank of Secretary, Government of India.

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Dr Sanjeev Singh

He is one of India’s most eminent digital broadcast leaders with over 20 years as a journalist and content producer in senior positions in Digital, TV, and Print

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Anubha Bhonsle

She is an award-wining journalist and author. She is the founder of Newsworthy and former Executive Editor at CNN-News18.

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T.M Veeraraghav

He is a leading multimedia journalist, having held senior leadership positions at The Hindu, CNN News 18 and NDTV.

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Jaya Bhattacharji Rose

She is an international literary publishing consultant with over 25 years of experience as an editor, publisher and content expert.

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Soma Wadhwa

She is an award-winning journalist and development studies academic, with a specialisation in impact evaluation methodologies.

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Subha Sankar Chatterjee

He is a leading media professional with 19+ years of experience in helming the editorial, creative and strategic brand communication.

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Ramna Walia

She completed her Phd. from The University of Texas at Austin

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Anshika Arora

In her short stint of 3 years in the Higher Education Space, she has worked with over 7 International Universities .

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Karnika Kohli

She is is one of India’s most exciting, young social media specialists. and is currently the Growth Manager at ScrollStack.

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Webinars

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OTT as the Big Boss
Timing: August 10, 2021 4:00 PM

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Writing for The Digital World
Timing: July 8, 2021 4:00 PM

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Olympics and Sports Media in Times of Pandemic
Timing: June 24, 2021 4:00 PM

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ETalks: The Art of Social Media
Timing: June 16-18, 2021 4:00 PM

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Impact of Technology in Media
Timing: April 21, 2021 04:00 PM

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CERTIFICATES & ACCREDITATIONS