Course Code
Programme Type/ Requirements
Course Features/ Requirements
Full & Part Time, Research, Core Course, Field Work, Continuous Evaluation

Learning Outcomes

On completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Critically engage with diverse moorings of communication studies
  • Present seminars on the theories and their applications
Course Outline

The course is essentially a reading course. The reading list brings together (some) work from dominant philosophical and theoretical traditions in Social Science and Critical Humanities. This selection
attempts to present the diverse moorings of contemporary Communication Studies for discussion and critical engagement.

There will be few lectures organized around certain themes during the course of the semester. Research Scholars are required to make one Seminar Presentation and write a Term Paper as part of their internal evaluation.

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Assessment Criteria
Attend all classes. A minimum of 75% attendance is mandatory

Go beyond the readings prescribed for the course
Attend & participate in all the discussions in the class
Be original in all your assignments and submit them on time
Late submissions will attract downgrading of 10%/day

You will complete three assignments (mandatory): 60 marks
End-semester examination: 40 marks
Assignments & deadlines will be announced in the class

Present seminars as per announced deadlines and submit a Term Paper towards the end of the course.

Course Instructor/s
P. Thirumal

Contact Hours
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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