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M.A. | Journalism and Mass Communication

Programme Overview

  • The Journalism and Mass Communication programme focuses on moulding graduates into media professionals. A post graduation programme in Journalism and Mass Communications encourages students to explore careers in the fledgling world of journalism – this includes that of Media (print, digital, and electronic).
  • Students are trained in core aspects viz Social Media, Communications, Public Relations, Corporate Communication, Advertising, Television, Event Management, and Digital. The best media practices are also imparted.
  • Along with these, post graduates also get to explore teaching as a profession and thereby engage in knowledge sharing with others. Entrepreneurship is also fostered and is today lucrative as postgraduates get to start newer businesses offering a wide range of services such as content, creativity, social media services, public relations, and even advertising.
  • The Journalism domain is itself multi-disciplinary and hence opens up a plethora of opportunities for those completing the programme. The domain is all slated to witness further growth, and thereby accord even more scope/opportunities for students taking up the programme.

Career Opportunities

  • Journalists/Senior Journalists
  • Editors
  • Reporters
  • Content Developers
  • Event Management
  • Public Relations
  • Corporate Communications

Programme USPs

  • Training students with special focus on communication, reporting, editing, content development, cinema, Radio and Television programme productions .
  • Educating students in the areas of research, media management, advertising and corporate communication.
  • Enlightening students to be aware of the media impact on culture and society, ethical and legal aspects of the media profession.
  • Training students in multimedia and emerging communication technologies.

Program Duration

2 Years (4 Semesters)

Program Type


Eligibility Criteria

A pass in any degree awarded by a recognized university with a minimum of 50% marks (45% in case of SC/ST/PH candidates), with Journalism as an optional subject.


Programme Structure



Elective Course 1

Elective Course 2

Elective Course 3

Elective Course 4


Elective Course 5

Elective Course 6

Elective Course 7

Elective Course 8


Elective Course 9

Elective Course 10

Programme Outcomes

  • Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.
  • Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
  • Project management: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of academic principles and apply these to one’s own work as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.
  • Life–long learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life–long learning in the broadest context of technological change.


B.Tech Bagalur Campus - E257
B.Arch Bagalur Campus - E245


M.Tech Bagalur Campus - T987
MBA, City Campus - B150
MBA, Bagalur Campus - B395
MCA, Bagalur Campus - C521


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