M. A. in Broadcast Journalism

Objective:

  • To provide the students an insight into the broadcast media and its relevance to rural and urban development. The course shall be a judicious blend of knowledge and skills.
  • To train students in the basic skills which will enable them to perform entry-level jobs in various broadcast media institutions, radio, Doordarshan news and advertising units, satellite and cable television networks etc.
  • To expose students to the basic concepts, characteristics of Indian society to enable them to plan suitable programmes on current political, economic, environmental and rural Problems.
  • To understand the responsibilities and ethics of broadcast media for Indian society.
  • To develop communication skills of students for broadcasting purposes.
  • To prepare them as excellent professionals to meet the challenges posed by the rapidly changing environment.
  • To make the students aware of the state of the art technology used in broadcasting and to attract the students to join the glamorous field of broadcasting.

Course Content :

Semester I Semester III
1. Science of Human Communication 1. Radio Reporting & Production
2. Process of Mass Communication 2. Television Reporting & Production
3. Introduction to Broadcast Media 3. Media Law and Ethics
4. Application of Computers in Electronic Media 4. Online Media
5. Open Elective Subject (to be decided by the University) 5. Open Elective Subject (to be decided by the University)

 

Semester II Semester IV
1. Broadcast Media Management 1.  Communication Research
2. Writing for Broadcast Media 2. Advertising For Broadcast Media
3. Media Language & Content 3. Development Journalism
4. Community & Participatory Communication 4. Production Portfolio
5. Open Elective Subject (to be decided by the University) 5. Open Elective Subject (to be decided by the University)

Eligibility : Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University.
No. of Seats : 25
Course Duration : 2 years (4 Semesters)