M.A. (Journalism and Mass Communication) cater to the needs of a fairly large number of students who wish to take up media courses to secure entry into the fast expanding journalism and mass communication industry. This program has been specially designed to equip young people with multi-skills needed for employment in the exciting and rapidly growing mass media industry – newspapers, magazines, radio, TV, advertising, PR, event management, media arts and news media – worldwide. The course uses a combination of theoretical studies and practical training. The course objective is to impart theoretical as well as practical knowledge of media – print, electronic & cinema. M.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication is a two-year postgraduate course divided in to four semesters aimed at providing holistic knowledge at theoretical as well as practical level to the students. The extensive course is designed to offer comprehensive fundamental training in ten different fields of mass communication. These fields include Print Journalism, Television and Radio Production, Advertising and Public Relations, Media Management, Social Media, and Film Studies. The focus of the course is to nurture socially responsible media professionals, backed with the latest inputs from industry, well-trained faculty along with state of art infrastructure. The curriculum is evenly balanced in imparting technical skills in various areas of mass communication and mass media, theoretical knowledge and perspectives which determine their nature and use, and a historical and social understanding of their dynamics. The programme delivery is tailored to meet the needs of different fields of media. It comprises a good mix of formal lectures, seminars, computer based learning, individual and group project work, guest lectures and industry training.
Duration: Two Years
Stream - Science / Commerce / Arts