A career in journalism or mass communication is an enterprising one. At the same time it is quite challenging too. The role of journalism and mass communication is to disseminate information to large chunks of the population by means of mass media. The information is mostly disseminated in the form of news and advertising. Due to the rapid growth in the various means of mass media like newspapers, magazines, television channels, radio, mobile telephony and internet, the career prospects in this field have become very attractive. Studying this field also concerns with the changes brought in the attitude, opinion and behavior of the people receiving the information.
Eligibility and course duration
You should be a graduate from any of the streams. Admission criteria vary from institute to institute. Some of the institutes may like to go for a personal interview, before finalizing the candidates.
Duration of this postgraduate course is 2 years.
About mass communication and journalism
A career in journalism, media, films, television or publishing is a very promising one. World over there is an explosive growth in mass media and communication technologies. The vast technological improvements in broadcasting and transmission technologies has brought the various channels of mass media like radio, television and internet to the doorsteps of each and every individual. Now in every nook and corner of the Earth one has the access to some or the other means of mass communication. Technology has made such means very affordable too. Popularity of satellite TV channels has also made available lots of career opportunities in this field.
About the course
The course covers topics on news reporting, editing, photography, advertising, public relations, media management, general awareness, current affairs, media ethics & laws, radio & television production, print media and a few more.
A course in mass media opens up the door for you in diverse fields. You can select your career from a host of jobs such as journalism, publishing, filmmaking, television and radio broadcasting, public relations, editing, production and a lot more. You can opt to become a director, scriptwriter, anchor, radio jockey, actor, journalist, reporter, etc. All that, depending upon your choice and inclination. With a masters degree you can climb up the ladder very fast to managerial roles. Those inclined towards a research based career can opt for a Ph.D program. One can also opt for a career in teaching.
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