BA Journalism + Design

Bachelors in Journalism + Design is a hub for journalism’s vanguard. This interdisciplinary program combines the rigorous critical thinking of Bangalore School of Design with creative design thinking. You learn reporting and design skills needed to open up new professional avenues in today’s complex, competitive media ecosystem and develop the creative capacity to thrive in any field that values imagination, agility, and insight.

In an age of nonstop digital information and misinformation, fact-based storytelling is more vital to the democratic process than ever. Journalism + Design program becomes grounded in the fundamentals of serious journalism while being pushed to expand its boundaries.

The curriculum also gives you the flexibility to focus on your own areas of interest, whether complex issues of class, race, and criminal and social justice or local news and cultural life (music, food, fashion, theatre, fine arts) of Bangalore City.

As a student in the Journalism + Design program, you:

Learn how to report and tell rich news stories across a broad range of media. Receive training in how to cultivate sources, ask hard questions, and conduct in-depth interviews. Gain exposure to data reporting and design methodologies to build engaging reader experiences. Develop the skills and craft to become an evidence-based storyteller relying on accuracy, transparency, and an ability to convey complex subjects that serve the public good. Upon graduation, students receive BA Journalism Degree from Bengaluru North University & International Diploma in Design from College De Paris & Ecole Conte.

As a graduate of this Course, these are the Opportunities for the Career Options:

News organizations and media companies are eager to hire people grounded in fundamental reporting and ethics who can also creatively develop and design solutions for 21st-century journalism. Journalism + Design majors may go on to work as digital journalists or writers or pursue advanced studies in journalism, design, or media studies.
  • Journalist
  • Editor
  • Writer
  • Broadcaster
  • Web Writer
  • Online Content Creators
  • Public Relations
  • Entrepreneur and much more





10+2 /
PUC Pass

(with English) from any Recognized Board

Bengaluru North University



  • Language I
  • Language II
  • Introduction to Communication & Media
  • Business Economics
  • Core Concepts of Political science
  • Fundamentals of Drawing
  • Fundamentals of Design
  • Journalism Design Project
  • Workshops
  • Language I
  • Language II
  • Print Media
  • Managerial Economics
  • Understanding Political Theory
  • Color Theory & Composition
  • Visual Thinking
  • Journalism Design Project
  • Workshops
  • Language I
  • Language II
  • Audio Visual Media
  • Graphic Design & Communication
  • Typography I & II
  • Monetary Economics Public Administration: Core Concepts
  • Advanced Digital Media I
  • Introduction to Interior Design I
  • Journalism Design Project
  • Workshops
  • Language I
  • Language II
  • Media Laws
  • International Business Environment
  • Western & Eastern Political Thought
  • Introduction to Photography & Cinematography
  • Advanced Digital Media – II
  • Advanced Illustration Technique
  • Introduction to Interior Design II
  • Journalism Design Project
  • Workshops
  • Reporting
  • Editing
  • Corporate Economics
  • Economics of Tourism
  • Indian Constitution: Institutional Framework
  • International Politics
  • Interaction Design
  • Design for Print & Digital Media
  • Journalism Design Project
  • Workshops
  • Media Management
  • Advertising & Public Relations
  • Human Resource Management
  • Hospitality Economics
  • Major Constitutional Systems
  • International Institutions & Foreign Policies
  • Portfolio Development 101
  • Entrepreneurship 101
  • Journalism Design Project
  • Workshops

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