About the Course
The course has been ranked among top 100 best Online Courses of all time by Class Central. It is a four credit course offered by University School of Mass Communication & approved in the 49th meeting of academic council of GGS IP University , Delhi. Society and Media has been launched by SWAYAM for the 6th consecutive year. I would be grateful to you if you could share the information and the poster with your students and research scholars. Credit Transfer option is also available.
- Level: Postgraduate
- Course Type: Elective
- Duration: 15 Weeks
- End Date (Enrollment): 28 Feb 2023
- Start Date (Course): 07 Jan 2023
- End Date (Course): 30 Apr 2023
- Exam Date: *Will be Notified
This course titled “Society and Media” primarily deals with understanding the two-way flow of how media as an institution has played a significant role in the shaping of the society and what are the important spheres of its change and similarly how with the evolution of society to a different stage has affected media as an institution and pushed for its development to newer forms. The principal aim of this course is to create an interdisciplinary understanding among the students in terms of correlating the crucial social concepts of society and media and providing the students a wider perspective in terms of relating the process of change within the society with media and the transformation of media as a medium and tool with the evolution of society.
The students will also be made familiar with the contemporary trends within the society which have emerged due to media interaction and the nature of challenges and issues that are associated with it. Most importantly, the students will be subjected to different critical spheres which have been the significant attributes for change within the society through media. The students from this course will be able to better comprehend the existing patterns of social and economic change and will be able to relate and approach the phenomena from a multi-dimensional perspective.