Program Overview

As the media and communication sector becomes ever more diverse and dynamic, degrees in the field of media studies is also growing in popularity.

Did you have your own blog, Twitter account and Pinterest board before most people even knew what those words meant? Are you fascinated by the way a news story gains momentum, an image or video goes viral, or the whole process that goes into getting an idea from script to screen? If any of these applies to you, then you may be heading for a media Studies degree.

This relatively young academic discipline once had a lot to prove, but in today’s media-dominated cultural landscape, media and communications have become some of the most relevant, exciting and powerful subjects you could choose to study.

What do media studies degree cover?

By studying media studies you will face the challenge of keeping pace with the latest trends, technologies and debates. Media studies degrees aim to prepare students for work in media-related industries, and train them to critically analyze the ways in which the media reflects, represents and influences the world.

Media studies courses may vary significantly in their content and approach to the subject, but most offer a combination of practical preparation for various media careers, alongside opportunities to analyze media representations from different perspectives – including moral, political and historical. For instance, as well as gaining practical skills such as film production or copy-writing, students may also have the opportunity to explore issues such as media representations of gender or race, or of a particular culture or political conflict.

BS Media Studies in Riphah 

This course is founded on the notion that students will be benefited increasingly if they are engage with practicality along with the theoretical aspects. The programme will enable the students to explore and acquire a broad understanding of media and its interdisciplinary prospects.

The curriculum will instigate the foundation of the idea development, script writing, visual communication, cinematography and other production skills. It enables students to professionally apply these skills to various video projects.
The programme is designed to also empower students to be familiar with the functioning of broadcast technologies, across a wide range of interconnect disciplines form narrative fiction, news and current affairs programme to drama and documentary production. The students learn panel skills, and how to produce various TV programs using the skills of producing and direction. RIMS is founded and endorsed by the industry, we are able to provide quality and first hand knowledge about all the practical and theoretical framework of production and direction. RIMS faculty comprised of highly experienced instructors and industry practitioners. The program of study consists of lectures, workshops and seminars, and field trips.

You will experience the process in which media products are created and the social and cultural factors that shape and influence the creative process. You will explore these issues through substantial production work together with reflective critical analysis of your own and other people’s work. Most of media products are produced by teams of people, so you will develop the ability to work in groups to engage your ideas creatively in practical outcomes. You will utilize practical skills such as budgeting and time management and then combine them with technical production skills.


Practical production work, assignments, quizzes, projects, presentations, class participation and interaction, professional attitude, adherence to ethical and legal standards, and team work.

Key Features

  • A chance to develop expertise in production framework.
  • The opportunity to develop a substantial portfolio for career building.
  • Acquisition of high level of technical proficiency in all aspects of digital video production.
  • Access to high-quality production facilities.
  • Relates critical studies of cinema to production work in video.
  • Provides opportunities to study photography and animation

Course Facts

Study Level Study Mode Program Length Credit Hours Intake Class Timings 1st Semester Fee
Undergraduate Full Time 4 Years (8 Semesters) 130-136 Credit Hours  Spring & Fall Semesters 8:00 am to 4:00 pm on weekdays Rs-/ 69,420

Entry To BS in Media Studies

Eligibility Seats Selection Criteria Scholarships Offered at Start Date Application
Intermediate with minimum 45% marks 50

Academic Qualification: 70 %
Test/Interview: 30 %

Need & Merit Based upto 100%

Al-Mizan Campus

Spring Session: February
Fall Session:  September 
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Program Structure

Compulsory Courses

Elective Courses

English for Media

Urdu for Media

Language (other than English & Urdu)

Editing (Audio & Video)

Camera & Framing

Light & Shade

Fundamentals of Sound

Documentary Production

Dynamics of Mass Communication

Digital Media (Introduction)

Islamic Ethical Principles & Contemporary Issues

Islam & Quranic Studies

Media and Social Responsibility

Media and Social Values

Media Activisms and Social Change

Challenges of Pakistan and Media Perspective

Research and Statistics

Technical Report Writing

Radio Production

Presentation & Communication Skills



Final Project

Media Aesthetics

Social Psychology

Graphics Tool in Media

Media Laws & Ethics

Film Studies

Digital Media Project

Investigative Reporting

Applied Journalism

Daily News Cast Show

Process of Creativity

Television Direction

Animation (Basics)

Animation (Advance)

Producing Reports for TV

Drama Production

Drama Production  (Independent Project)

Film Production

Film Production (Independent Project)

Art & Design

Set Design & Construction

Screen Acting

Essential Production Skills

Anchoring-on air skills

TVC Making

Independent TV Production

Portfolio Development

Makeup for Film and Television

Multi Cam Production

Production Management

Contemporary  Media Affairs