Department of Communication, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, synonymous with media studies was started in 1993 for students from southern Tamilnadu to practice and promote communication activities in
all the areas of research, teaching, training, placement and extension. The first Department in Tamilnadu to obtain UGC SAP DRS-1 with a funding of Rs.25.17 lacks in the field of Communication.
The thrust areas are Impact of Educational Television and ICT for Women Empowerment.
To emerge as a leading world class institution in media and communication studies; provide students with a unique educational learning experience with state of the art equipment and a strong moorings in ethical and moral values.
To create motivated and trained media professionals in a rewarding and inspiring environment by fostering freedom, empowerment, creativity and innovation.