The media platforms are so varied, pervasive, influential and fast changing that it is a continuous challenge to keep pace with the latest trends in media-related industries. The MA in Mass Communication programme blends conceptual inputs with hands-on training in journalism, television production, film making and development communication.

Number of Seats

  • 40 seats are available for the programme

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Graduation in any stream with 50% of the aggregate. Those who have a background in Mass Communication, Journalism, Photography, etc., will have an advantage.
  2. Provisional Admission: Applicants who have not yet obtained their Bachelor’s Degree also may apply for admission. Such candidates would be offered provisional admission until they furnish evidence of fulfilling the eligibility criterion stated in (1) above within 3 months of the commencement of the programme.

Location

Tapesia Campus

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Course Structure

Semester I
History and Development of Communication Media
Philosophy of Communication
Theoretical Perspectives of Communication
Principles and Practices of Journalism a
One course to be opted as offered by other departments
Techniques of Photography and Image Editing
Journaling
Semester II
Investigative and Data Driven Journalism
Theories of Communication for Development and Social Change
Communication Research Methodology
One course to be opted as offered by other departments
Elective – I: Rural Communication
Dissertation Phase-I
Audio-Video Production
Semester III
Media Laws, Ethics and Social Responsibility
Marketing and Public Relations
Dissertation – Phase II
Specialization: Electronic Media
  • Script Writing
  • Audiography
  • Television Production
  • Video Editing
Specialization: Print Media
  • Specialized Writing
  • News Reporting and Editing
  • Political Communication
  • Health and Environmental Reporting
Specialization: Communication for Development
  • Communication for Development: Indian and Global Context
  • Situation Analysis for Communication Strategy
  • Strategy Design: Planning Models, Process and Levels of Intervention
  • Legal Provisions in Development
Semester IV
Media and Cultural Studies
Internship
Specialization: Electronic Media
  • Media Appreciation
  • Film Making
  • Final Project
Specialization: Print Media
  • Human Rights and Conflict Reporting
  • Sports Journalism
  • Final Project
Specialization: Communication for Development
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Programme Management
  • Final Project
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