With the popularity of various mediums of the mass media like television, radio, print media, cinema and lately internet, a career in journalism and mass communication has grown up to become highly lucrative. In the last decade, the country has seen tremendous growth in the field of electronic media and mass communication that has resulted in a number of employment opportunities in various roles. There are roles which are technical in nature and there are roles of the non-technical kind. Any role you take; mass media provides for numerous opportunities to those with a creative bent of mind. A postgraduate qualification in this field is very much useful in helping you reach the upper echelons of the field of journalism and mass communication.
Eligibility and course duration
A graduate degree in any field having majored preferably in the field of journalism or mass communication. The duration of the course is 2 years.
More about the course
The field of mass media and communication is a wide ranging one. It consists of the print media, reporting, advertising, radio and television production, movie making, photo journalism, web journalism and a lot more. Most of these fields in recent years are using cutting edge technology to keep up with the changing times. A postgraduate qualification thus familiarizes you with the latest in techniques and trends in each of the above areas of mass communication. Along with the cutting edge technology, it provides you with effective communication and analytical skills that too are very important to be successful in this highly competitive field. The course focuses on both theoretical and practical aspects of training. You are provided with internships that help you in getting a first-hand experience directly from the media industry.
Needless to say, the field of mass communication provides for a wide range of jobs depending upon your specialization and field of interest. You can opt to work in the print media, television or radio broadcasting and in the movie industry. The field of advertising and public relations too provides for good many opportunities. With the growth of the FM channels, the radio industry has again grown in popularity. Journalism is of many kinds – photo, print and web journalism. The digital media is growing with leaps and bounds, offering you with exciting job opportunities. Then there’s the scope for doing a doctoral program like M.Phil and PhD.
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