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Journalism and Mass Communication

(MA in Journalism and Mass Communication)
Online
Study Mode
Aug 06, 2022
Batch Start Date
2 Years
Program Duration
Zero Cost EMI*
Available for 8 months

Online MA In Journalism and Mass Communication

About this option

Journalism as a career is prestigious and challenging. A journalist plays a key role in disseminating news from all walks of life. Journalists play a key role in nation-building as up-to-date news and information are important in today’s connected world for any informed decision.

Even the new world has sufficiently validated the old saying ‘the pen is mightier than the sword’, so we see our world continuing to offer various career opportunities in journalism.

Today, reporting news requires far more creativity, domain knowledge, specialization, and communication skills. Mastery in the field of journalism provides a competitive edge when working in an evolving world of media and communications. One can nurture all these only through a well-curated program with a relevant curriculum. The online journalism program includes the study of community media, editorial practices, media laws and ethics, radio, and television production and news media studies which will help to convey information to the audience.

With an in-depth and critical understanding of media, advertising, and public relations, this course ensures career opportunities as correspondents, columnists, journalists, news analysts, public relations officers and digital media professionals to name a few.

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Option Highlights

  • Strong foundation in theories and practices in journalism
  • Hands-on experience in writing for media
  • Introduction to new media studies
  • Industry aligned dissertation for on-the-job experience
  • Provide in-depth knowledge in various media professions such as journalism, documentary production, advertising, media management, public relations
  • Gives exposure to new and evolving techniques in film studies

Eligibility

Pass in an Undergraduate (Bachelor) Program of a minimum duration of Three (3) years in any stream from a UGC recognized University.

Candidates who are in the final semester of the Bachelor Program are also eligible to apply.

Syllabus

Semester 1
  • History of Media
  • Introduction to Journalism
  • Communication Theories and Practices
  • New Media Studies and Digital Journalism
  • Advertising: Theory and Practice
Semester 2
  • Public Relations
  • Editorial Practices
  • News Reporting
  • Media Laws and Ethics
  • Corporate Communications
Semester 3
  • Radio and Television Production: Theory and Practice
  • Print Media: Theory and Practice
  • Media and Gender
  • Audio Visual Communication
  • Communication Research
  • Open Elective Course
Semester 4
  • Development Communication
  • Film and Documentary Appreciation
  • Media Management
  • Media and Culture Studies
  • Cross-Functional Elective Course
  • Dissertation / Project *
* Dissertation / Project will be carried out between Sem 3 and Sem 4, but
evaluation will reflect in Sem 4

Fee Plan

Compare and choose a plan that is comfortable for you

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One time university registration fee during Admission: ₹2,500/-
Examination Fee per year: ₹3,000/-

Fee applicable to students from India and SAARC countries only

  • National
  • International

Semester-wise

₹17,500
x 4 Semesters
Total Fees
₹70,000/-

Year-wise

₹35,000
x 2 Years
Total Fees
₹70,000/-
  • Zero Cost EMI
  • EMI options available
EMI options starting at ₹2,500/month*

Semester-wise

$350
x 4 Semesters
Total Fees
$1,400/-

Year-wise

$700
x 2 Years
Total Fees
$1,400/-
  • Zero Cost EMI
  • EMI options available
EMI options starting at $300/month*

Learning Methodology

Each course involves approximately 120 hours of learning
Two-way live online audio-video lectures
Pre-recorded audio-video lecture available on the Learning Management System (LMS)
Multimedia content
Interactions through the discussion forum on the LMS
Exhaustive e-content/ printed material for in-depth reference
Self-study activities including assignments, quiz & MCQs, essay-type questions, case study, etc.
Experiential learning methods including individual and group projects

How to Enroll into the Program?

Career Advancement Services

The career advancement services team works tirelessly to connect our students with the right job opportunities. Our years of experience in training, networking and human resourcing skills helps our students find exciting and challenging job opportunities. Our students get placements in reputed companies through a structured framework.

  • Mentorship
  • Career Guidance
  • Connect To Careers
Online Mentoring Sessions on Weekends
Doubt Clearing Sessions with Faculty during Live Classes and Discussion Forums
Dedicated Corporate Relations Team to guide you on the Right Career Path
Online Sessions on Resume Writing, Personal Branding on Social Media, Interview Preparation and Setting Career Goals
Live Online Sessions over Weekends from Top Industry Professionals on 25 Key Skills for Success
Regular Feedback on your Resume and Social Media Profiling
1:1 Mock Interview Sessions with Industry Experts
Connect To Careers e-hire portal helps you apply for relevant jobs and attend interviews Online
Connect To Careers Job Fairs are Organized to connect with top employers
Get Access to Industry reports on LinkedIn Insights and Attend Regular Webinars from Industry Professionals on Job Market Insights as part of Connect To Career Series

What our learners say

Kusuma N
Master of Computer Applications

This online learning course has made my life easier as it allows me to focus on my career while also pursuing my master's degree. The support team and faculty are extremely helpful and kind. I am really glad to be a part of JAIN Online. Thanks!

Jaspreet Kaur
Master of Business Administration

As a working professional, I was able to study without having to worry about time constraints. It's fantastic how interactive and knowledgeable the faculty are. I am happy to be a part of JAIN Online.

Sankeerth S
Master of Business Administration

The best part is that we can learn from anywhere in the world, and the recorded sessions give us confidence that we can continue to learn even if we miss a live session. So the money we spend on this Online MBA Program is well spent. I am very happy that we will receive the same degree that a student pursuing an on-campus program receives.

Kumar S V
Master of Business Administration

It is a great opportunity for me to be a part of the JAIN Online family. The well-qualified and experienced professors teach with live examples, which helps us to understand better and faster. I'm having a great time learning. Thank you to JAIN Online.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is the online degree program offered by JAIN (Deemed-to-be University) UGC entitled?

Yes, the University is entitled by the University Grants Commission (UGC) to offer online degree programs. Additionally, our MBA and MCA programs are approved by AICTE.

How many credits does the program have?

Undergraduate Program - 132 credits

Postgraduate Program -90 credits

(1 Credit = 30 Learning hours)

How will I be notified about the admission confirmation?

Our admission office will contact you about your admission status via your registered email or phone number.