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Updated on - October 10th 2019 by Rachit Agrawal

Overview

Communication studies is an academic discipline that deals with processes of human communication. There are three types of communication: written, in which a message is read; verbal, involving listening to a person to understand the meaning of a message; and nonverbal communication involving observing a person and inferring meaning. The discipline comprises a range of topics from face-to-face conversation to mass media outlets, such as television broadcasting.

International students who want to attend communication schools are usually skilled writers or speakers. Every communication career will require the employee to be an exceptional communicator, tactful informer, ability to persuade, and to qualify effectively. Most students who want to go into communication generally have experience in writing for high school newspapers, developing a campaign, creating brochures, broadcasting on school television news or radio stations, and other communication-related practice. Many have enjoyed the power of speaking rhetorically and can understand how to communicate with various kinds of audiences. If one loves the art of communication, informing others or challenging viewpoints, whether it is with speaking or writing, a degree in communication may be right for the person.

UG/PG degrees 

There are two degrees offered in the department of geology and geography which are an undergraduate course like either Bachelor of Arts (BA)  and a master’s degree in the field as MA.

 

Exams required

Normally to study Geology and Geography abroad, the student is needed to produce their IELTS score or TOEFL score. These are language test and are very important if one wishes to study abroad as it checks the language proficiency of the student.

  

Course details

In a world between associated by each possible type of media, the objective of contacting the correct crowd with the correct message has never been progressively achievable. New types of media upheld by a universal remote framework and the moderate equipment used to get to it have everlastingly changed how the word conveys. The diligent work of establishing this framework has been the weight of past ages – the present test is to painstakingly fabricate a structure of correspondence altered to every application. 

Correspondence and media science has risen as the field of concentrate worried about fitting the manner in which we convey to various applications 

  • Journalism, electronic media, and TV & radio broadcasting
  • Intercultural and multi-linguistic communications
  • Politics and public administration
  • Performing arts, speech and rhetoric
  • Business administration, industrial relations, and corporate communications
  • Marketing, advertising, and public relations

 

Salary details

Recent graduates with a degree in communications earn an annual median of $42,100 per year. Graduates with a degree in communications and some workforce experience earned a median annual salary of $72,300.

 

Top Universities

  • University of Glasgow
  • Keele University,
  • University of Northampton
  • University of Hull
  • University of Liverpool
  • University of Brussels
  • University of Portsmouth

 

Scope

From advertising to Journalism to Public Relations, a student can opt for any field he likes. The scope of mass communication in abroad is wide, if you can do well in your field, you can work with some of the best publishing houses, production houses, news channels, radio channels or PR firms of the country.

Course details Level wise

 

Level

Undergraduate and Postgraduate Degrees

Duration

Undergraduate - 3 to 4 years, Postgraduate - 1 to 2 years

Type

Bachelor of  Arts (Undergraduate), Master of Arts (Postgraduate)

Eligibility

  • Bachelor’s Degree (must have completed class 12th with either the CBSE (All-India SSC) or CISCE (ISC) board, minimum IELTS score of 6.5 to 7 is required)
  • Master’s Degree (passed a Bachelor of Science in Geology, IELTS or TOEFL, Recommendation letter and SOPs).

Admission Process

  • Identifying country, universities and the course of your interest

  • Request universities for Application forms

  • Taking various required tests

  • Arranging and preparing Essays and recommendation letters

  • Completing and Sending Application forms along with required documents

  • Reporting various test scores to the universities

Average Salary

Average around $70,00. It can from $70,000 to $ 76,000

Top recruiters 

The Pioneer,Malayala Manorama,New York Times and many more government and private agencies which hire graduates from this course.

Position offered

Media consultants,Advertising sales representatives and many more.

 

Top Universities

There are many Universities that offer both the courses in Communication. Students can choose their type of university after studying all the details about it. Currently, the most opted country to continue this course are UK, Canada, USA, Australia, etc.

 

Name

Location

Fees

Virginia Tech 

Birmingham B15 2TT, UK

1st Year Total Fees


Rs 25.63 Lakhs

North Carolina State University

1200 E California Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA

1st Year Total Fees


Rs 51.37 Lakhs

University of Florida 

Liverpool L69 3BX, UK

1st Year Total Fees


Rs 22.44 Lakhs

Oxford University 

Oxford OX1 2JD, UK

1st Year Total Fees


Rs 38.61 Lakhs


University of Melbourne

Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1, 80539 München, Germany

1st Year Total Fees


Rs 1.09 Lakhs

 

Requirements & Eligibility

To study geology and geography in a top university, the student needs to fulfill some criteria. They should meet all the requirements so as to continue education from their desired college. The table shows some of the important criteria.

 

Academic Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree

  • Interested students must have completed class 12th with either the CBSE (All-India SSC) or CISCE (ISC) board
  • For CBSE board: CGPA of 9.6 with grade A1 in any subjects relevant to the course applied for
  • For CISCE board: Overall grade of at least 90%, with grades of at least 95% in three subjects (including any relevant to the course applied for) and 85% in the other two subjects.

   Masters Degree

  • The student must have passed a Bachelor of Science in Geology with a minimum of 50% marks.

Exams

  • English proficiency test score such as IELTS or TOEFL depending on the university.

Work Experience

  • Well, most universities don’t ask for Work experience. But it totally depends on the admission process of the university as masters degree sometimes needs work experience.

Others

  • Letter of recommendation
  • State of Purposes

 

Admission Procedure Level wise

Taking admission to a top university or college can be a tiresome task. It is advised to the students that they should consult an advisor to get admission. Deadlines are one of the most important aspects to take admission as missing these dates can lead to cancellation of the application of the students. 

Entrance exams 

  • Appear for entrance exams such as IELTS or TOEFL to get admission. The student should also seek exams required other than this as according to the need of University.

How To apply 

  • Identifying country, universities and the course of your interest
  • Request universities for Application forms
  • Taking various required tests
  • Arranging and preparing Essays and recommendation letters
  • Completing and Sending Application forms along with required documents
  • Reporting various test scores to the universities

Average Fees

The Average tuition fees for the course is around 30-40 lakh for most of the colleges in USA, UK and Canada. Apart from  the tuition fees there are many other type of charges such as accommodation, stationary and many other.

 

University

Tuition Fees(INR)

Other Expenses(INR)

University of Oxford

22 Lakhs

16 Lakhs

Harvard University

25 lakhs

10 lakhs

Vancouver Island University

7 lakhs

5 lakhs

University of Birmingham

19 lakhs

6 lakhs

California Institute of technology

35 lakhs

16 lakh

Career Scope

Scope of Communication

There are different vocation openings in mass correspondence, for example, 

Publicizing: Advertising is a decade old vocation which requests steady development with a sharp sense and reasonable comprehension of business and customers. Sorted out promoting began with traditional publicizing offices and is currently a tremendous field with specific administrations like Radio, TV, Print, Online and Outdoor publicizing. Because of expanding rivalry in each industry, each organization depends on promoting to create income and brand unwaveringly which powers the interest of right ability in different fields of publicizing. 

The different sub-fields in promoting are: 

  1. Copywriting 
  2. Fine art and Designing 
  3. Online and Social Media Advertising 
  4. Research 
  5. Media Planning 
  6. Creation and Printing 

Advertising: Public Relations is the act of keeping up and molding the picture of an item, singular, gathering, establishment or association in the eyes and brains of the general population. 

A portion of the key exercises in PR are: 

  1. Compose and convey public statements 
  2. Discourse composing 
  3. Compose pitches about a firm 
  4. Execute exceptional occasions intended for open effort and media relations 
  5. Lead statistical surveying on the firm 
  6. Extension of business contacts 
  7. Duplicate composition and blogging for the web 
  8. Web-based social networking advancements and reactions to negative feelings on the web 

Media Management: Media employments were not basic some time back but rather now with sharpening of the equivalent, media and media occupations are being paid attention to. From online entrances to papers and magazines, from radio channels to TV channels, all are in incredible prerequisite of gifted media chiefs. 

Film Making: If you have the creative energy of a storyteller and prepared to know the subtleties of the cinema, at that point the vocation of film settling on is a decent decision. 

Distributing and Printing: Publishing is the procedure of creation and spread of writing, music, or data — the action of making data accessible to the overall population. With the appearance of computerized data frameworks and the Internet, the extent of distributing has extended to incorporate electronic assets, for example, the electronic forms of books and periodicals, just as micropublishing, sites, web journals, computer game distributing and such. 

Radio Jockeying: Radio racer interfaces with gathering of people and audience members of radio on different subjects and normally works and grapples music programs communicated over radio. In the event that you want to do enchantment with your voice and break and fabricate conclusions, at that point you have a reasonable possibility as a radio racer.

 

Job Opportunities after a degree in Communication

A communication degree will generally offer specific careers. With an undergraduate degree in communication and related streams, on can become a Marketing coordinator, Client services representative, Public relations assistant, Editorial assistant, associate brand manager, and Social media coordinator. Depending on the sub streams chosen, international students who obtain a master’s degree in communication and related fields  can go on to become print journalists, media specialists, online journalists, broadcast journalists, social public relations specialists, advertisers, editors, authors,  writers, copywriters, investigative reporters, News and feature piece writers, Radio/ television announcers and more.

 If any of such careers interests one, a communication degree will be an ideal degree to acquire. Such careers need employees to be flexible, both with work hours and with work responsibilities. A PhD degree in a specific part of this branch can help in researching better on the chosen subject, get jobs of teaching higher studies students, work by several other posts of both government and private. There is also scope for post-doctoral research which is provided by certain universities with scholarships like Doctoral Scholarships At University Of Hamburg.

 

Jobs and Salary

 

Positions

Average Salary (Per Year)

Media consultants

$104,400

Elected officials

$89,700

Public relations specialist

$89,260

Advertising sales representatives

$82,100

Corporate directors and executives

$61,665

Business to Business salespersons

$74,117