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Faculty of Arts

M.A -Journalism & Mass Communication

Relevance

The course includes a comprehensive and thorough study of the constituents of mass media such as newspapers, magazines, cinema, radio, television, etc., to convey the information to the audience, and the study of ways and methods to collect as well as distribute the news and create general awareness among the common public through the print as well as electronic media. In other words, M. A. (Mass Communication & Journalism) degree course is the academic study of various means of communication by which individuals and entities convey information to large segments of the population through mass media. It also generally involves teaching and training in reporting, writing, editing, photographing, etc. Specifically, the degree course includes concepts of news, the role of journalism in society, history of journalism; acquiring skills in identifying news and separate fact from opinion so as to learn how to cover political and social issues of particular importance to the society.

Employment & Other Opportunities

M.A. (Mass Communication & Journalism) degree opens up possibilities in related fields and a variety of careers in films and TV, publishing, public relations, journalism, editing, direction, filmmaking, scriptwriting, production, advertising, etc.

Careers in Mass Communication and journalism are not only high paying but also bring in a great deal of job satisfaction and expression of creativity.

M.A. Journalism & Mass Communication job types

  • Art Director
  • Cartoonist
  • Columnist
  • Correspondent
  • Fashion Photographer
  • Feature Writer
  • Film Director
  • Floor Manager
  • Freelance Writer
  • Journalist
  • News Analyst
  • Photojournalist
  • Presenter
  • Production Worker
  • Proof Reader
  • Public Relations Officer
  • Radio Jockey (RJ)
  • Reporter
  • Screenwriter
  • Sound Technician
  • Special Correspondent
  • Staff or Freelance Writer
  • Transmission Executive
  • TV Correspondent