The Strat School of Media Studies stresses professional practice that is grounded in a strong liberal education. The programs are designed to equip students with both the best practical training as well as a depth of theoretical understanding to become leaders and entrepreneurs in their fields.

SMS offers its students real-world media opportunities alongside experienced professionals. During the course of their education, students will work in real-life, deadline productions in their medium in Bangalore’s complex and diverse laboratory, supervised by a cadre of professional faculty.

SMS emphasizes project-oriented learning. This is supplemented with opportunities for internships and global education. All students are required to undertake an internship at a media organization in India or abroad. In addition, the school offers a mix of courses by visiting overseas faculty as well as online courses by overseas faculty.

The institute is staffed with an outstanding faculty drawn from leading professionals and scholars in their discipline both from India and abroad.