Master of Journalism and Mass Communication is a Post Graduation course in the stream of Mass Communication which deals with the details study of the different domain of Mass Media like Cinema, News Paper, Radio, Magazines, Television, etc. Candidates also learn about the various methods of conveying information to the audience, collect the news and spreading general awareness among public using different methods like print media and electronic media. The course also includes training and teaching about reporting, editing, writing, photography, etc which an inseparable part of journalism. Candidates also get to learn about the role of journalism in society, concepts of news, history of journalism and various related political and social issues.
The main employment areas are journals, newspaper agencies, TV Channels, Websites, Broadcasting companies, Radio stations, Advertising agencies, etc.
Candidates can work like a photojournalist, Radio jockey, News Analyst, Film director, cartoonist, Art direct, etc as per their interest.
Admissions are direct in most of the cases but some reputed institutes may conduct entrance tests to shortlist the deserving candidates on the basis of their performance in the entrance test.
In all the cases, candidates looking for admissions in this course need to fill and submit their application forms before the last date of submissions. Their applications must be attached with other required documents and application fee.
Graduate candidates who have studied Journalism and Mass communication during their Graduation degree and have secured at least 50% marks as aggregate are eligible for this course. Graduation must be pursued from a reputed and registered institute.
The age criteria vary from one to another institute hence it is advised to check the same before submitting the application.
The duration of this course is 2 years and these 2 years are divided into 4 parts known as semesters. Each semester is having 6 months duration.
Further Study options
After successfully completing this course, candidates interested in pursuing higher studies can go for M.Phil in Journalism and Mass Communication and then Ph.D. can also be done in the same subject.
The course starts with topics like Advertising and corporate communication, development communication, development of Media, communication research, etc. It also teaches about electronic media, Radio, Television, Human Communication and Media Management.
The course also includes Media Law Ethics, Media Research, Media Writing and New media technologies to keep the candidates updated about the field.
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