Delhi University is likely to begin the much talked about Delhi School of Journalism from this year which will offer a five year integrated degree in Journalism.The admission to this program would be based on merit.
The university is also planning to start a Post Graduate Diploma course in Cyber Law & Security.
“The university‚Äôs standing committee on academic affairs approved proposals to start the Journalism school, another School of Transnational Affairs and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Cyber Law and Security”¬†said Nachiketa Khalsa, member of the standing committee.
The proposal will now be placed at the Academic Council for final approval.
‚ÄúStudents will be taught discipline-specific and elective courses. There will be a paper on data and investigative journalism along with papers on media and psychology, media and history, editing, writing, and documentary making‚Äù Savita Datta, chairperson of the committee on structure and syllabus for the five-year integrated Journalism program told Hindustan Times.
‚ÄúThere will be four foreign language options ‚ÄìArabic, Chinese, Spanish and French. There will be two regional languages as well ‚ÄìTamil and Bengali. Students will have to learn one foreign and one regional language,‚Äù she added.
Students will have the option to exit the five year course after three years with an undergraduate degree.