Welcome To Department of Media and Communication Studies

HOD Message

Dr. Mudassir Mukhtar

Department of Media and Communication Studies was established in 2003. Since then, the department is committed to providing students with an enriching and comprehensive education and training in the field of media and communication. Our faculty members are highly qualified and experienced professionals in their respective fields, and they are dedicated to facilitating students with a supportive and stimulating learning environment. Our faculty is always available to guide and mentor students, and our state-of-the-art facilities offer students with hands-on experience in their chosen areas of study. We believe that a well-rounded education is essential for success in today's rapidly changing media landscape. Our programs not only train students with a solid foundation in media and communication but also offer a variety of opportunities for practical experiences, internships, and collaborations, allowing students to gain valuable real-world experiences. Our students are active within and outside the university through academic and co-curricular efforts, including membership in various students’ clubs and societies, internships, and collaborative research with faculty. Alumni of Media and Communication Studies have pursued a wide range of careers in public and private sector organizations across Pakistan.

We invite you to explore our programs, courses, and faculty to learn more. We believe that the education and experience you'll gain in our department will be valuable and rewarding, and will set you on the path to a successful career in the media and communication industry of Pakistan and beyond that too. If you have any questions or would like to schedule a visit, please don't hesitate to contact us. You can reach us at hod-mcs@numl.edu.pk or visit in-person. We look forward to welcoming you to the Department of Media and Communication Studies at the National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad, Pakistan.



The department offers programs at both undergraduate and graduate levels including Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees in Media and Communication Studies. Our programs are designed to develop students' interests, train and polish their skills in the media and communication, both in theoretical and practical frameworks. The department offers a range of specializations in communication and media, including Digital Media, Broadcast Media, Corporate and Strategic Communication, Drama and Film, Print Media and Communication Theory & Research. Our diverse specialized courses ensure that students have the opportunity to explore their specific areas of interest and develop their skills in a chosen field.

Our Vision

To become a center of excellence in media and communication studies for teaching, student mentoring, research and creative endeavors.

Our Mission

Producing future media professionals and civic leaders with the competencies to explore, create and disseminate knowledge for intellectual and social growth.