Bachelor of Arts

Film and Media (Kochi)


The minimum qualification required to apply is a pass in the 10+2 examination in Science or Commerce from PUC / ISC / CBSE or an equivalent board. A course recognised as equivalent thereto by the University.


The JAIN (Deemed-to-be University) Kochi’s B.A. in Film and Media is an undergraduate programme offering a comprehensive exploration of film and media theory, history, and practical production. Core courses cover fundamental film studies, media's societal impact, and hands-on media production skills. Film history and theory delve into cinematic development and theoretical approaches. Being one of the primary colleges in Kochi, the programme includes techniques for evaluating various media texts, while film appreciation explores genres and music appreciation covers diverse musical styles. Film production courses provide hands-on experience in filmmaking, including screenwriting, cinematography, and editing. Specialised electives allow students to focus on areas like screenwriting, cinematography, and editing. A capstone project often concludes the programme, involving significant media production. Industry and career-related courses provide insights into the professional aspects of the film and media industry, while participation in film festivals and events may be encouraged. This programme prepares students with a well-rounded understanding and practical skills for careers in the dynamic field of film and media making it one the best university in Kochi.


3 years Degree programme

4 years Honours / Honours with Research programme


Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Film and Media

Bachelor of Arts(Hons) in Film and Media

No. of Credits

120 minimum and as specified

160 minimum and as specified


As per University norms

For Honours, minimum GPA eligibility will apply

Course Commencement : August 2024

Study Campus

JAIN (Deemed-to-be University), Kochi
Knowledge Park, Nirmal Infopark
Kakkanad, Kochi - 682 042
Telephone : 0484 435 5555
Email : [email protected]

Curriculum Structure
  • Study Of Indian Cinema
  • Film Appreciation
  • Fundamentals Of Visual Art 1
  • Introduction To Moving Image
  • Language Courses
  • Mind Management And Human Values
  • History Of World Cinema
  • Introduction To Photography
  • Fundamentals Of Visual Art 2
  • Language Courses
  • Mind Management And Human Values
  • Research And Entrepreneurship Project
  • Introduction To Direction
  • Environmental Studies
  • Script Writing 1
  • Cinematography 1
  • Editing 1
  • Psychology
  • Film Language And Storyboarding
  • Film Direction
  • Indian Constitution
  • Script Writing 2
  • Cinematography 2
  • Editing 2
  • Indian Music Appreciation
  • Television Production
  • Cinema In the Digital Era
  • Documentary Film And Project
  • Script Writing 3
  • Cinematography 3
  • Editing 3
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Advertisement Filmmaking
  • Script Writing 4
  • Cinematography 4
  • Editing 4
  • E-Commerce
Course Highlights

Graduates have the flexibility to choose from a range of career paths depending on their interests and skills. This programme provides insights into the potential career options and benefits of earning a degree from a leading college in Kochi. 

  • Film Director
  • Script Writer
  • Production Designer/Art Director
  • Cinematographer
  • Sound Designer
  • Film/TV Editor
  • Ad-Filmmaker
  • Corporate Films
  • Documentary filmmaker
  • E-Learning Content Producer
  • Web Series Production
  • Explainer Video Producer
  • Motion Graphic Artist
  • Executive Producer
  • Television Production House