MBA IN MEDIA AND ENTERTAINMENT
The courses at WWI are designed to ensure that the student’s learning is collaborative and industry oriented. The curriculum at WWI is a unique hybrid of theoretical and practical aspects and ensuring that the creative dovetails well with the business aspects. All students also undergo rigorous study in several co-curricular faculties like Film Appreciation, International Art Literature Culture, Production Design & Music.
The objective of this course is to give students an in-depth understanding of the media and entertainment industry and how the industry is managed in a practical and real world scenario. This means that students will be exposed to management topics as well as practical and theoretical topics from media and entertainment to gain a holistic understanding of all subsectors.
Students follow a choice based program, which splits courses into core subjects and elective subjects so students can get a strong base understanding of topics as well as opting for subjects that they are interested in and wish to follow a career in.
The course requires that students to complete a total of 84 credit hours across the four semester. The credit hours split into theory (TC) and practical hours (PC) for each subject. Fifteen hours of instruction is one theory credit and 30 hours of work is one practical credit Students take about eight subjects a semester though the exact numbers depend on the choices they make and the semester they are in
In addition to this, between semester 1 and 2 students have to complete a one-month internship with any NGO of their choosing as a social sensitization internship and between semester 2 and 3, all students will undergo a 2-month internship in the industry of their choice and will return to campus only on completion of this. Students must complete both these internships to be eligible for the completion of the course.
Students passing out of the course will be eligible for placements both on campus and in external interviews organized by the placement service at WWI. Students graduating the course can look forward to careers in AV production, television, film marketing, film distribution, digital and new media, social media, journalism, advertising, PR and events, talent management and many other sub sectors of the Media and Entertainment Industry.