Post Graduate Diploma in Development Communication (PGDDCOL)

About the Programme

India is positioned at a crucial juncture in 21st century and Development Communication is going to play a key role in addressing the issues and challenges in the way. Development communication essentially aims to bridge all the gaps in the process between the planning agencies on the one hand and all other stake holders in development process with a focused understanding of the masses.

Post Graduate Diploma in Development Communication (PGDDC) will help you acquire academic knowledge and professional skills, such writing, communication, planning, policy making and research. You will develop sound understanding of the core issues of the development process which will help you to find numerous employment opportunities in various Local, National and International Development Agencies. This programme will add to the skills of learners to counter challenges faced in the task of communicating about important aspects of Development. Media academics and industry, National and International Bodies/NGO with a development goal will be benefitted.

The PGDDC will strengthen the Philosophy and Vision of the People’s University – IGNOU - through a provision of enabling all those learners who could not join such a programme in the conventional mode due to different reasons.

Courses Structure