Advanced Diploma in Media


The last decade has witnessed major developments in the global media scene. The tremendous technological improvements in communication media have brought people from different countries closer than ever before. These changes have created a climate of heightened awareness and creativity as people of different societies and cultures wish to be heard and seen throughout the world. The Media School of WLCI has responded with enthusiasm to this vibrant Media scenario in the world. The course content of the Advanced Diploma in Media course is structured to provide a comprehensive understanding of different media and media production techniques. It is especially designed to nurture talent and equip students with professional skills to enter a Media stream of their choice.

Course Aims

The course provides students with an encouraging environment for learning, professional skills development and experimentation. The emphasis in the course is on building a sound foundation in research, analysis and writing skills and then moving on to provide technical, practical and creative skills. At WLCI, the ethos is that of nurturing a complete individual. Constant personalized guidance through the personal tutorial system helps focus on individual personality development and identifying key strengths and weaknesses. Whilst developing qualities of teamwork, students are also encouraged to take up individual and Industry-driven projects to pave their entry into the working environment. The course is monitored and finely-tuned to meet the requirements of a dynamic Media Industry. Students are given internships with leading national newspapers, radio and television channels, production houses and the film industry to provide them with an exposure to the real- world work environment, professional ethics and a variety of career opportunities.

Special Features

  • Focus on creative experimentation
  • Encouragement to work on media projects
  • Instruction from media professionals
  • International curriculum
  • Industry driven live projects
  • Industry Internship for 4 weeks after the 4th semester
  • Traineeship in the 6th semester
  • Opportunity to pursue the final year in UK.

Career Opportunities

Students can choose professional career options in print journalism, radio, television or independent video film production. They could also find career paths in television channels, production houses, advertising, new media and animation film-making. Students can become Independent Film Producers/ Directors, Television Producers, Cinematographers, Editors, Sound Recordists, Photographers, Animators, Production Controllers, Scriptwriters, Anchors, Journalists, Documentary Film Makers, Video and Radio Jockey, News Anchors, News Co-ordinators, Reporters

Year 1

Semester – 1Semester – 2
Understanding Media
Writing & Editing Copy
Experimental Media Workshop – Photography
Photoshop Computer Workshop
Computer Workshop- Quark Express
Page Layout & Design
Practical Skills Moving Image
Research Techniques
Film Studies
Camera & Lighting Workshop
Sound for the Moving Image
Video Editing
Designing Graphics & Indents for Screen
Anchor & Presentation Techniques Workshop

Year 2

Semester – 3Semester – 4
Contextual Studies
Production Planning & Execution
Film & TV Documentary
News & Current Affairs for TV
After Effects Workshop
Advertising Production
Scripting Fiction for TV & Film
Theatre Workshop & Directing Actors’ Workshop
Film & TV Drama Production
Media Project
Career Development (Moving Image)
Media Industries

Year 3

Semester – 5Semester – 6
Radio Documentary
TV Studies
Director (Moving Image)
Laws for Journalists
Work Experience in Media Industry
Media project
Portfolio Development



3 Years Full Time


  • 10+2/HSC in any discipline
  • Portfolio preferred


Pursue one-year top-up programme in UK after completion of 2 years in India, which leads to a Bachelors’ Degree For details refer to Bachelors’ Degree Course

International Opportunities:

  • Complete the last semester at Wigan & Leigh College, UK
  • Top-up the qualification at universities in the UK, USA, Canada & Australia.


  • Delhi
  • Mumbai
  • Bangalore
  • Kolkata
  • Hyderabad
  • Pune
  • Indore
  • Lucknow
  • Ahmedabad
  • Srinagar
  • Bhubaneshwar
  • Ranchi
  • Goa
  • Jaipur
  • Chennai


All units combine workshops, tutorials and projects and are assessed depending on the nature of the project. At the end of the semester, the units will also be assessed by time-bound assessment.

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