Bayan College
 Media Studies

MEDIA DEPARTMENT 

The Department of Media Studies

The Department of Media Studies offers Bachelor and Diploma Degrees in:

Journalism: This program introduces the various types and techniques of press editing. It provides the students with the real capabilities to practice journalism through offering a variety of courses that deal with press and its history, media theories, techniques of press editing, professional writing for various mass media, and other courses that help in developing the students’ cultural skills. These courses have been carefully selected to meet the actual needs of the Omani labor market.

Broadcasting: This program focuses on acquiring the scientific and practical skills in the field of Radio and Television; providing the students with sufficient experience that qualifies them to practice professional newswriting for Radio and Television; in addition to preparing and presenting Radio and Television programs. Moreover, this program is designed to teach students how to use modern technical equipment such as cameras and recorders, and how to edit  through various courses and training programs that have been designed to enhance the students’ scientific and practical skills that qualify them to get involved in the labor market.

Public Relations: It is a fact that institutions, organizations and companies rely on public relations as it is the backbone of their success and strength in building up mutual trust with the public. Due to the growing importance of public relations, Bayan College has given special attention to this major by preparing a standard program based on scientific courses that have been carefully selected. These courses spot light on public relations: theories, aims, practices, roles, and the ways in which the concerned people deal with them. Moreover, these courses introduce the basics and techniques of writing for public relations, terms, requirements and forms that enable the students to gain all the skills needed for working in this field.

Advertising: Advertising program aims at acquainting students with the principles of advertising and the role it plays in both media and society. It also prepares them to be active in the modern work environment of advertising focusing on the relationship between the advertising agency and its clients, work ethics, consumers’ behavior, researches and planning advertisements, in addition to writing and producing highly effective and attractive commercials.

 

JOB PROSPECTS/OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE STUDENTS

The media department trains its students under tailor made programs that meet the highly competitive job market. Through this, our students often stand high chances of getting jobs in their respective areas of specialization. The students often end up getting their career jobs in both government and the private sectors not only in the Sultanate of Oman but also the region.

The students graduating with Broadcasting Major stand chances getting their career jobs as TV/Radio Reporters and presenters, Executive producers, Script Writers, News Anchors, Video/Film Editors, Talk show Hosts, Advertising producers, Camera Operators among others.

The students graduating with Journalism Major stand chances of getting career jobs as Editors, Writers, Reporters, Copy Editors, Assistant Editors, Publications Designers, Ad Writers, Illustrators, Photo Journalists among others.

The students graduating with Public Relations Major stand chances of getting career jobs as Communications Managers, Public Relations/Communications specialists, Communication officers, Public Relations Officers, Public Affairs officers, Public Relations Assistant, Public Relations Executives, Media Relations officers/Coordinators among others.

 Programs
 
  Media Studies
 
 BA Degree Programme
 
 Journalism
 
 Broadcasting
 
 Public Relations
 
 Diploma Programmes
 
 Journalism
 
 Broadcasting
 
 Public Relations
 
 General Requirements Unit
 


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