Master of Arts in Journalism & Mass Communication (MA JM)

(Total Credits: 64)

 

Communication, be it in mass media or at corporate levels, requires a skilled and professional approach. This field is a fast growing industry looking for enterprising professionals. This course is specially meant for candidates who aspire to make a career in the areas of mass media and communication and aims to impart comprehensive training for various professionals in print, radio, television, internet and corporate communication. Throughout the course impetus will be put on a critical approach to media and stress will be placed on communication research. In the final semester, students will have the option of specializing in either television production or corporate communication.
Objectives:

The course is geared towards realizing the following objectives:

  • To provide intensive theoretical and practical knowledge in various media professions ranging from the management of media organization to the more scholarly field of research.
  • To provide an integrated perspective of media functioning along with a fair amount of exposure to technical know-how.
  • To hone the student's analytical ability, interests and an indefatigable amount of curiosity in the happenings of one's surroundings - all required to make one a good journalist.

Completion of this course would open visits for fulfilling careers in various media like television production, corporate advertising, photograph and related fields and would also give enough preparation for managing any media organization

 

Eligibility:

3 Years Graduation or equivalent

Duration:

2 Years (4 Semesters)

Fees:

Program Fees: Rs. 8,500.00 per Semester
Exam Fees:
Rs. 500.00 per Semester

Lateral Entry:

2nd Semester: Successful completion of 3 years graduation with one year work experience in Journalism and Mass Communication.

L. E. Fee:

Candidates applying for lateral entry will pay Lateral entry fee Rs. 2500.00 and will have to appear in the examination of immediate previous semester.
 

1st Semester

CODE NO NAME OF THE COURSE CREDITS
MJ0001 Internet and Media 2
MJ0002 Computer Fundamentals 2
MJ0003 Mass Communication 4
MJ0004 Reporting & Editing 4
MJ0005 Media Laws & Ethics 4

             Total Credits

16

 

2nd Semester

CODE NO NAME OF THE COURSE CREDITS
MJ0006 Radio and Television for Communication 2
MJ0007 Computer Applications in Mass Communication 2
MJ0008 Television News 4
MJ0009 Media Organization & Management 4
MJ0010 Communication Research 4

             Total Credits

32

 

3rd Semester

CODE NO NAME OF THE COURSE CREDITS
MJ0011 News Critics 4
MJ0012 Photography & Videography 4
MJ0013 Interviews for Print, Radio & Television 4
MJ0014 Online Journalism 4
             Total Credits 48

 

4th Semester

CODE NO NAME OF THE COURSE CREDITS
MJ0015 Master Thesis 4
MJ0016 Elective 12

             Total Credits

64

 

Under Elective, student can select for any one of the following combinations: Group 1 or Group 2)

GROUP 1

CODE NO NAME OF THE COURSE CREDITS
MJ1601 Organizational Communication 4
MJ1602 Advertising and Public Relations 4
MJ1603 Event Management and Reporting 4

GROUP 2

CODE NO NAME OF THE COURSE CREDITS
MJ1604 Television Studies 4
MJ1605 Television Production 4
MJ1606 Television Management and Its Policy 4
 
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