• Affiliated to Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology - MAKAUT (formerly known as WBUT)
  • For Admission queries, Please call @ 6291029929

  • Affiliated to Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology - MAKAUT (formerly known as WBUT)
  • For Admission queries, Please call @ 6291029929


M.Sc in

Media Science

Project-based, critical analysis and experiential learning based programme will provide students with theoretical as well as applied learning. General course topics will focus on applied media, electronic media, media history and film.


Future Institute of Engineering and Management (FIEM) – Future Media School (FMS) is  affiliated to Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, West Bengal formerly known as WBUT

Degree Course Offered

2 – Year Full Time M.Sc Media Science

Specializations offered in M.Sc

  • Print Journalism
  • Photo Journalism
  • Broadcast journalism
  • Advertising
  • Public Relations& Event Management
  • Film & Television Production
  • Electronic & Entertainment Media
  • Visual Communication

Our Intake

Total Intake 60  

Student Eligibility

Prerequisite for admission into 2 year full time MSC Media Science program in FMS
  • Honors graduate/pass graduate with diploma in mass communication from any recognized Indian/foreign board or institutions and those having additional qualification in public speaking, writing, photography, videography, painting & performing arts will be given preference.
  • Students who are due to appear for their final year graduation exams may be given provisional admission.
  • Good verbal and written communication skill is a must.
  • Admission is based on FMS Aptitude Test, Academic Records, SOP and GD/PI.

Syllabus: M.Sc

Semester I Subjects
01 Mass Media and Communication
02 Understanding Media in Historical Perspective
03 Introduction to Journalism
04 Indian Constitution, Media Laws and Ethics
05 Introduction to Advertising and Public Relations
06 Introduction to Visual Language: Photography & Videography
07 Still Photography & Videography lab
08 Life Style Management Skills: Advanced Soft Skills, Theatre Workshop
Semester II Subjects
01 Development & Environmental Communications
02 Folk, Traditional & Popular Media of India
03 Film Theory and Practice
04 Applications of Information Technology in Media
05 New Media & Cyber Technology
06 Writing, Editing Practical: Publishing a newsletter
07 Advanced Multimedia Software Lab
08 Digital Filmmaking Lab
  Summer internship
Semester III Subjects
0 Management Principles and Media Business
02 Communication Research
03 Advanced Print Journalism & Photo Journalism
04 Cyber Journalism
05 Print Practical including photo journalism: Publishing a tabloid/ newspaper
06 Conducting a media research related to print or cyber media
07 Web Journalism Practical Creating an Interactive Web Page using Dreamweaver
Semester IV Subjects
0 Management Principles and Media Business
02 Communication Research
03 Radio: Theory & Practice
04 Production of a studio based television programme using a multi camera set up
05 Conducting a media research related to television or radio
06 Production of a Radio Drama/ Documentary

Fee Structure

Course M.Sc  
Duration 2 years (4 Semesters)
Admission Fee 35,500/-
Semester Fees 50,000/- (X4)
Total 2,35,500/-
Rupees 500/-(Rupees four hundred only) towards the cost of College Admission Form & Prospectus.  

Payment Details:

All payment are to be made either by Cash OR by Demand Draft, payable at Kolkata, drawn in favour of “Future Institute Of Engineering and Management.” Cash or DD to be deposited at designated “AXIS Bank Ltd” branch within the institute campus, through deposit form specified for the purpose. Note:
  1. First Semester tuition fees are payable within 30 days of taking admission.
  2. All fees are non-refundable.
  3. Semester Fees are payable by June 16 and December 15.


HDFC-Bank-LOGO-300x52 The institute is approved with HDFC Bank for student loan facilities.    

Documents for M.Sc Media Science

  • Madhyamik / Class 10 Equivalent Mark sheet & Admit Card
  • H.S. /Class 12 Equivalent Mark Sheet & Admit Card
  • Graduation Mark Sheet & Admit Card
  • Graduation Migration Certificate
  • 2 No.s.stamp size photograph.
  • Blood group verification certificate
(All documents are to be photocopied and attested- 2sets)  

Course Highlights for M.Sc

Short Term Certificate Courses (one per specialization as per student choice)
  • Advertising
  • Photography- In collaboration with SPAN Magazine & National Geography
  • Digital Marketing
  • Digital Short Film Making
  • Voice Artist & Radio Jockey - In association with popular radio channels
  • Event Management & PR
  • Competency Mapping(HR)


  • Joining Kit on completion of registration
  • Complementary Branded T-Shirts/ Photographers Jacket
  • Specialized Photographic Workshops Covering Still Life/Fashion/Wild Life/Sports by eminent professionals
  • Participation in Film Festivals – like NEZ, INPUTS, VIACOM .
  • Celebrity Talk Shows
  • FC/AC Certificate “PD- Grooming & Interpersonal Skill Enhancement”
  • Foreign Language Course: German
  • 60hr Training for Placement
  • 100% Assistance for Internship and Placement
  • Guest Lecture Series
  • Book Bank Facility
  • Wi-Fi Facility for Research Project Work
  • Media Camps & Project Implementation Outings
  • Communication Fests
  • Facilities for International Exchange & Summer Study Program (optional)
  • Scholarship Facilities
  • Study Loan Assistance from HDFC
(*All deliverables are conditional and course specific)    

Non Academic Credit Points

Besides the curriculum and regular activities, each student will be required to earn at least six non-academic credit points during the tenure of their study. These credit points will have to be earned by engaging & participating in extracurricular, skill development and NGO activities.   Activity Clubs & Study Tour To support a holistic development of the students several activities will be arranged, round the year, which include filmmaking, debating, dramatics & performing arts, multi-city seminars & workshops along with study trips to introduce them to the industry in a simulated & engaging environment.  

Study Tools

Every media student will be given a camera (digital Handy cam/DSLR), a laptop and a 1 TB external hard drive, as learning aids. Students will be able to use these tools for their class assignments and practical classes - individual or group projects.      



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