M. A. in Journalism

Objective:

  • To familiarize the students with the working of different media like print, electronic & New Media
  • To develop working skills needed for newspapers, magazines, radio, TV & web journalism
  • To develop research attitude and research skills to understand media and to make use of them
  • To develop understanding of development and its relationship with media
  • To develop writing skills for different formats used in media
  • To develop understanding of the role of media in society
  • To sensitize students about human values, culture, development of society, environment etc. in relation to media
  • To develop competence to supervise & guide the working of media & the spirit of a team head
  • To develop aptitude and competence to analyze and interpret the events
  • Focus of the course will be on print journalism along with electronic & new media

Course Content :

Semester I Semester III
1. Journalism in Pre and Post-Independence 1. Editing: Principles and Practices
2. News and views: Writing Skills 2. Media laws and Ethics
3. Basics of Computer Application for Print Media 3. Cyber Media and Journalism
4. Science of Human Communication 4. Electronic Journalism / Media, Development and Social Changes
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. Newspaper and Magazines: Structure and Functions 1. Journalism Research
2. Reporting :Principles and Practices 2. Diversity and Writing for Media
3. Word Processing and Page Layout 3. Newspaper and Magazine Production
4. Mass Communication: Principles and Process 4. Intercultural Communication and Contemporary Issues/ Advertising and Public Relations
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)