The key feature of Post Graduate Diploma in Television Production would be to bring top notch performers and technicians of television industry in forefront for imparting theoretical knowledge strongly backed by their wide expertise of the field. The diploma program is expected to be a great area of interest in general for students of Mass Communication who are aspiring to have bright future in electronic media and in particular to working professionals who intend to improve their qualification within their tough work routine. Having a full-fledged developed set-up of TV station for the hands on training of the students, Virtual University’s diploma program would have an edge over other Universities PGD programs with reference to providing a sound field exposure to its prospect students.
The objectives of PGD Television Production are to
Prepare professionals for TV channels and production houses;
Provide the learners an understanding of Script Writing and Direction;
Provide an opportunity to the professionals for improving their qualification & skills;
Make the learners aware of various techniques of Camera handling;
Admission Eligibility Criteria
Bachelor’s / Associate degree from a recognized university/ institute in any discipline with at least 45% marks or CGPA 2.00 out of 4.
However, candidates having less than 45% marks will be eligible for admission after successful completion of “Zero Semester”.
Course exemption is not allowed.
The duration of the program is one-year that comprises two semesters. Each semester spans over 18 weeks.
Courses of Study
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Assessment of Study Progress
The students’ study progress evaluation mechanism is based on continuous assessment throughout the semester by giving assignments, on-line quizzes, Graded Discussion Boards (GDB), mid-term and final term exams. The mid-term and final term exams are conducted at VU’s designated centers and usually count for 80 to 85% of the total marks for a course.
Final project will either be a documentary or a short telefilm produced by students. For this purpose, students will be engaged in idea conception, scriptwriting, shooting videos and finally going through post production stages before submitting their finalized product. It would be a group activity and two to three students may join together to make a group. A panel comprising upon professionals of VUTV and members from academic staff would evaluate the final projects of the students
Award of Degree
To be eligible for the award of Post Graduate Diploma in TV Production, students are required to complete course work program of at least 30 credit hours with a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.00 out of 4.
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The courses may be revised from time to time after a careful review to incorporate latest developments and trends in TV production. While reviewing the courses, needs of local industry and job market are also given full consideration.
The University reserves the right to change fee structure from time to time.