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Journalism and Mass Communication

(MA in Journalism and Mass Communication)
Online
Study Mode
Jan 16, 2022
Batch Start Date
2 Years
Program Duration
Zero Cost EMI*
Available for 6, 8 and 10 months

MA Elective Journalism And Mass Communication Degree Online

About this Elective

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 is 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 the 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-laid program with a relevant curriculum. The online journalism course includes the study of community media, editorial practices, media laws and ethics, radio, and television production, 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, digital media professionals to name a few.

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Elective 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) Programme 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 Programme are also eligible to apply.

Syllabus

Semester 1
- Communication Theories and Practices
- Introduction to Journalism
- Development Communication
- Editorial Practices
- Writing for the Media
Semester 2
- Print Media: Theory and Practice
- Community Media and Society
- Media and Culture Studies
- Dominant streams of Mainstream Media
- Media Laws and Ethics
Semester 3
- Radio and Television Production: Theory and Practice
- Communication Research
- Media and Gender
- New Media Studies and Digital Journalism
- Audio-Visual Communication
- Open Elective Course
Semester 4
- Public Relations
- Short Film / Documentary Production
- Media Management
- Advertising: Theory and Practice
- Cross-Functional Elective Course - Film Studies
- Dissertation / Project

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: ₹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/-

Total Program Fee*

*5% discount on complete fee payment.
Total Fees
₹66,500/-
  • Zero Cost EMI
  • No Advance EMI
  • EMI options available
EMI Options starting at ₹2,500/month*

Semester-wise

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

$700
x 2 Years
Total Fees
$1,400/-

Total Program Fee*

*5% discount on complete fee payment.
Total Fees
$1,330/-
  • Zero Cost EMI
  • No Advance EMI
  • EMI options available
EMI Options starting at $300/month*

Learning Methodology

Each program 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

Our career advancement services team works tirelessly to connect our students with the right job opportunities. With years of experience in training, networking and human resourcing skills, the team finds exciting and challenging job opportunities for our students in companies of repute 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) approved/recognized?

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.