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MA – Journalism & Mass Communication | Jain University

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Journalism as a career is prestigious and challenging. A journalist plays a key role in disseminating news from all walks of life. Journalists play a key role in nation-building as up to date news and information is important in today’s connected world for any informed decision. Even the new world has sufficiently validated the old saying ‘the pen is mightier than the sword’, so we see our world continuing to offer various career opportunities in journalism. Today reporting the news requires far more creativity, domain knowledge, specialization, and communication skills. Mastery in the field of journalism provides a competitive edge when working in an evolving world of media and communications. One can nurture all these only through a well-laid program with a relevant curriculum. The course includes the study of community media, editorial practices, media laws and ethics, radio, and television production, news media studies which will help to convey information to the audience.  With an in-depth and critical understanding of media, advertising, and public relations, this course ensures career opportunities as correspondents, columnists, journalists, news analysts, public relations officers, digital media professionals to name a few.

Specialization Highlights

  • Strong foundation in theories and practices in journalism
  • Hands-on experience in writing for media
  • Introduction to new media studies 
  • Industry aligned dissertation for on-the-job experience
  • Provide in-depth knowledge in various media professions such as journalism, documentary production, advertising, media management, public relations
  • Gives exposure to new and evolving techniques in film studies

Course Duration

2 years

Course eligibility

10+2+3 year/Equivalent

First year Fee



Pass in an Undergraduate (Bachelor) Programme of a minimum duration of Three (3) years in any stream from a UGC recognized University. Candidates who are in the final semester of the Bachelor Programme are also eligible to apply.

Course Structure

First Semester
  • Communication Theories and Practices
  • Introduction to Journalism
  • Development Communication
  • Editorial Practices
  • Writing for the Media
Second Semester
  • Print Media: Theory and Practice
  • Community Media and Society
  • Media and Culture Studies
  • Dominant streams of Mainstream Media
  • Media Laws and Ethics
Third Semester
  • Radio and Television Production: Theory and Practice
  • Communication Research
  • Media and Gender
  • New Media Studies and Digital Journalism
  • Audio-Visual Communication
  • Open Elective Course
Fourth Semester
  • Public Relations
  • Short Film/Documentary Production
  • Media Management
  • Advertising: Theory and Practice
  • Cross-Functional Elective Course – Film Studies
  • Dissertation / Project
* Course matrix subject to change based on emerging industry trends and academic requirements

Value Added Programs on LinkedIn Learning

  • Filmmaking Forum: Conversations by Ashley Kennedy
  • Public Relations Foundations: Media Training by Deirdre Breakenridge
  • Video Journalism: Storytelling Techniques by Jeff Sengstack
  • Public Speaking Foundations by Laura Bergells
  • How to Become a Purpose-Driven Journalist by Norah O’Donnell

Fees Structure

Semester-wise Fee Plan Year-wise Fee Plan Total Course Fee Plan
One-time Registration Fee: Rs.2000/- Examination Fees (Per Year): Rs. 3000/-
I Sem      Rs.15,000
II Sem      Rs.15,000
III Sem      Rs.15,000
VI Sem      Rs.15,000
I Year      Rs.30,000
II Year      Rs.30,000
Total      57,000/-

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