Quaide Milleth International Academy of Media Studies
The opportunities for the QIAMS students are immense and the good part is that most jobs are highly remunerative.
By Syed Ali Mujtaba
Quaide Milleth International Academy of Media Studies (QIAMS) (www.qiams.in), is based in Chennai. At QIAMS emplaned training is given in different disciplines of media studies and a variety of courses are taught here that are grounded in theory and practical training. ‘QIAMS sensitizes its students with all the nuances of the media literacy and equips them to communicate in various formats of media,’ says Mr. Dawood Miakhan, the General Secretary of Quaide Milleth Educational and Social Trust (QUEST) which runs QIAMS along with several institutions in and around Chennai.
‘QIAMS is established to produce dynamic media professionals who have imbibed, secular and ethical values and who can help in transforming the society as per the values enshrined in our Constitution’, says Mr. M. G. Dawood Miakhan, the grandson of Quaide Milleth Mohammad Ismail, who was member of the Constituent Assembly.
A well-equipped multimedia studio, latest digital cameras and video cameras, state of the art shooting floor, editing and sound recording studio, preview cum seminar hall and useful library are the key features at QIAMS. The friendly teaching environment, smart classrooms, first hand industry exposure, ensures smooth conduct of the classes at QIAMS. Experts from the field of media industry visit QIAMS to share their knowledge and help students to network with the professionals.
The courses at QIAMS are contemporary and tailored to meet the needs of the evolving media industry. The institution offers Diploma Courses of one-year duration and several short-term courses of 6 months and 3 months duration. These courses lay emphasis on practical training and students are taught skills that are high in demand in the media industry.
‘Learn and Earn is motto of QIAMS’ and its students find employment at the television channels, video production houses, multimedia studios, advertising agencies, newspapers, magazines, and other such media outlets.
The opportunities for the QIAMS students are immense and good part is that most jobs are highly remunerative. Earnings vary depending on the chosen field of specialization and the work experience. An educational stint at QIAMS is the right path to enter the media industry. (Website: www.qiams.in Email: [email protected] Address: QIAMS – The Quaide Milleth International Academy of Media Studies, 82, Sterling Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai-600034).
(Syed Ali Mujtaba is a journalist based in Chennai. He can be reached at [email protected])