Why Pursue Media Science as a Career Option for Study Abroad

Why Pursue Media Science as a Career Option for Study Abroad

While MBBS and BDS are traditionally popular to be pursued by Asians, arts and commerce fields have started to earn the recognition they deserved as well. We have finally surpassed the line to not just go for professions that will make us look respected and the one we deem not worthy and are certainly not interested in pursuing for a lifetime but also the ones which will actually help us achieve our life goals and at the same time enjoy it.

Well here comes one such field, popularly known as Media and Communication studies, media sciences is widely pursued all over the world. Be it top universities in the UK or top Universities in China, everyone is offering a media science field with a diverse course outline.

Took off in the 1970’s, this degree was included in the university syllabus just so people can get a hang of radio, printing and television fields. As people were not educated enough to know what to do or what not to in these media fields hence came the idea that why not teach it as a subject.

Having said that, the course content of media studies comprise theoretical as well as vocational studies.

Now if you are wondering what you will learn and your queries regarding career options relating to media communications then scroll down.

  1. Course outline:

Course outline comprises theory as well as practical work. While practical work might vary from the categorized subject you’ve taken, the theory might be the same. Particularly theory entails the history of printing then how radio overtook it than television and social media that how they eventually evolved. The tricks and techniques and mostly steps to learn how to manage in your particular field.

Second, comes practical work which will vary to the subjects chosen. Like if you’ve taken news reporting you will take to sites to cover that place; take interviews, get as much information as you can and have a thorough experience of it all. Then if you are aspiring to become a filmmaker, you will be assigned shoots to film clips and eventually taking up to full-on vlogs and an end product of a short film.

  1. Career options:

Now you’ll be surprised to know the choices it entails in this department. A few of them are enlisted below:

  • Media planner
  • Multimedia specialist
  • Programme researcher, broadcasting/film/video
  • Public relations officer
  • Runner, broadcasting/film/video
  • Social media manager
  • Television/film/video producer
  • Web content manager
  • Advertising account executive
  • Broadcast journalist
  • Editorial assistant
  • Event manager
  • Film director
  • Information officer
  • Magazine journalist
  • Market researcher
  • UX designer
  • Writer

The list doesn’t end here. It goes a long way but these are the most popular choices that people usually go for.

  1. Widely recognized:

It is widely recognized everywhere in the world, meaning you can go abroad and continue it overseas.  The scope of media sciences is way beyond the limit. The reason why it’s been getting so much recognition these past few years and almost everyone you know is considering it or has already opted for it.  Either you want to study in US from Pakistan, Australia or UK, you’ll be easily taken on board as an employee or a student.

That’s all the points we can think of but you can contact us and get a better understanding of media science and its scope and options if you want to study abroad. Ask away your queries on our website.

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