Since media has become an integral part of today's world, the demand for the program related to this field is growing globally. Especially in countries like Nepal which is trying to enter the age of information which has opened door to a wide range of career opportunities. Thus, the number of students willing to pursue this degree is increasing day by day. In order to quench the thirst of these students, Kathmandu University (K.U) is offering an intensive four-year undergraduate program in Media Studies termed as BMS.
The BMS program is based on semester system and has been divided into eight semesters. It consists of 136 credit hours. This program is a combination of theories and practices in communication & related issues with a major emphasis on media research. In addition to the solid grounding in the discipline area, the students are provided with the opportunities to broaden their knowledge of the use of IT, media literacy, solid base of communication skills and more. It covers courses such as Computer Foundation, Social Science, Nepal Studies, English I, Prayojan Parak Nepali, Global Media, Functional English, Research Methodology, Journalism II, Text and Audience, Public Relations, Introduction to Psychology, State and Role of Media in Nepal and Statistics & Probability among others.
Below is the list of colleges for Bachelor of Media Studies program under Kathmandu University in Nepal.
BMS intends to produce competent professional to fulfill the growing demand of trained and skilled manpower in organizations. Some of the key objectives of this program are listed below:
Candidates interested in pursuing BMS degree must have to pass +2 levels or any equivalent level in any discipline from the board or university recognized by the Kathmandu University. Candidates must have to pass the +2 level exams with minimum of a second division.
In order to get the admission, applicant must have to pass the entrance test conducted by the university and participate in a group discussion. Afterward, Applicant must have to face a personal interview as well.
While applying for the admission candidates must have to submit the following documents:
The BMS degree holders can look for employment opportunities in the sector such as interactive content creation, journalism, radio, public relations, communications research, advertising, digital production, web design, video production and architectural visualization.
Graduates with this degree can initiate their career as:
Divya Gyan College
+977 1 4485278
Padmashree Int'l College
Thames Int'l College
Old Baneshwor, Kathmandu
Old Baneshwor, Kathmandu
Kantipur City College
Malpi Int'l College
The British College
Naxal , Kathmandu
New Baneshwor, Kathmandu
Triton Int'l College
Mid-Valley Int'l College
977 1 4435188, 4437188