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Ever thought of getting into the journalism industry?Wondering about the courses available in India? Then on this page, you can check out what journalism is all about, the courses offered and the job opportunities available to make a successful career in this industry.


With the advent of extensive use of the internet and social media, journalism careers are on the rise. Journalism is all about informing the public about the events happening around the world though print or online media. If you love to write and express your thoughts and opinions, or love to travel places and be around people then journalism is an apt career for you. On this page you will find a brief overview of the various courses in journalism and mass media.





Journalism Courses

Click on a course name below to find the list of colleges offering Journalism courses in India.


1. B.A. Journalism
2. B.Sc Electronic Media
3. B.Sc MCAJ
4. B.Sc MCAJ + Cinema
5. B.Sc MCAJ + Electronic Media (Radio & TV)
6. Bachelor of Communication & Journalism (BCJ)
7. BBA Media Management
8. Certification Mass Communication and Journalism
9. Diploma Visual Communication
10. M.A Broadcast Communication
11. M.A Mass Communication and Journalism
12. M.E Multimedia Technology
13. M.Sc Electronic Media
14. M.Sc Mass Communication, Advertising & Journalism
15. M.Sc MCAJ + Cinema
16. M.Sc MCAJ + Electronic Media (Radio & TV)
17. M.Sc Visual Communication
18. Master of Communication & Journalism
19. PG Diploma Advertising & Mass Communication
20. Post Graduate Diploma Broadcasting and Journalism
21. Post Graduate Diploma Journalism & Mass Communication
22. Post Graduate Diploma Print and Photo journalism


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Various graduate, post graduate, diploma, post graduate diploma, certificate and short term courses are available to you in specific areas namely: journalism and mass communication, mass media, TV studies, film studies, broadcast journalism, sports journalism, photojournalism , fashion journalism, print journalism, visual communications, technical writing etc. One important part of any course work is to prepare your own portfolio of work with as much relevant experience as possible both voluntary or of internships. This will be useful to display your skills in the interview.

Employers hire these students not only from media but other sectors like communication agencies, media companies, NGO and charity organizations, marketing organizations, Civil services etc. The job roles offered in this sector can be broadly categorized into writing, DJ and administrative roles. Writing involves stories, news interviews etc. in print or digital media like in newspapers, magazines, radio, TV, social media. The job roles offered include writers, editors, proof readers, copywriters, bloggers or journalists report or refine the messages for etc. Announcers and disk jockeys (DJs) work in radio and television for broadcasting program information, introducing and closing programs, and reading updates about the news, sports, and weather. The announcers can also be looking into monitoring control boards, keeping logs of programs. Like in any other domain media also has opportunities in administration. Advertisers create ads and commercials, marketers plan and carry out the publicity activities, translators and interpreters help in communicating in non native languages, grant researchers carry out research and prepare proposals for funding. A few other administrative roles include information officer, public relations officer, multimedia specialist etc. If you choose this domain as your profession, you can be sure that it will be always in demand irrespective of the media used.