Master of Arts (M.A.) Journalism and Mass Communication

Master of Arts (M.A.) Journalism and Mass Communication

M.A. Journalism and Mass Communication is a programme that is formulated in a particular manner. It is meant to equip and guide the students in the best way possible for the forever changing media and communication. The layout of this M.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication contains an ideal mix of conceptual as well as knowledge through a series of practical and its exposure to the students..

This two-year post-graduate programme of M.A. Journalism and Mass Communication at DBUU is designed to upskill the students and polish their previous forte and knowledge. The course motivates the students to create a portfolio and keep it updated, as well as research projects and films in the form of assignments. The portfolios contribute to a better chance of professional opportunities. The internal and external activities are an active part of M.A. Journalism and Mass Communication since they contribute to the enhancement of their communication & media-related skills. This postgraduate programme includes all the essential news related concepts and theories like the part journalism plays in society, the historical aspect of journalism, the skills required to identify the latest news and trends. It also envelopes the political and social concerns of society.

M.A. Journalism and Mass Communication helps students build a strong foundation and advanced skills related to journalism and mass communication which enables the students to pursue further studies, secure jobs or participate in competitive examinations.

Salient Features

  • 17+ years of academic experience
  • Focus on student-centered learning
  • Problem-based learning and industry-relevant curriculum
  • Best placement opportunities to get placed in high-end and reputed companies
  • Industrial training in reputable firms and organizations
  • The privilege of 100% placement guidance and support
  • Industry visits, seminars, workshops, and guest lectures by eminent researchers and industry practitioners
  • Active student clubs and bodies
  • The multi-cultural and vibrant teaching environment

Duration & Eligibility

2 Years

The candidate must have cleared Bachelor in Pharmacy with an aggregate of at least 50% at the qualifying examination.

Fee Structure

Course Fee Structure

Course Total Fees
Academic fee ( Per semester) ₹ 30,000/-

One Time Fee Structure

Application Fees ₹ 1,200 (Non-Refundable)
Admission Fees ₹ 5,000 (Non-Refundable)
Caution Money ₹ 1,500 (Refundable)
University Enrolment Fees ₹ 2,000 (Non-Refundable)

Programme Educational Objectives (PEO's)


PEO-1 To help students develop and exhibit social and entrepreneurial skills related to journalism, media, communication, advertising, public relations and other subjects.
PEO-2 To equip students with relevant skills by training and polishing them into credible professionals so that they can become skilful professionals in Media, communication and entertainment industry.
PEO-3 To enable students to acquire knowledge, skills, and understanding of the media to become capable, well trained, and qualified journalists for the Digital, Broadcast, and Print industry.
PEO-4 To provide the students with the required skills in regard to industries like Advertising, Public Relations, and Corporate Communications so that they can bring expertise to their workplace as skilled professionals
PEO-5 To push the students to form creative, analytical, and communication skills that will make them efficient professionals in fields like development communication and communication research.

Program Specific Objectives (PSO's)


PSO-1 Learn the theoretical and practical aspects of subjects like broadcast, digital, journalism, print, and numerous others from mass communication.
PSO-2 Carry and display proficient verbal and non-verbal communication skills required within the social and professional domain.
PSO-3 Recognise, articulate, explore, and examine the issues & literature then try to get to a logical conclusion and find answers to live conflicts and challenges.
PSO-4 Comprehend the norms and ethics of journalism and mass communication and the virtues of aiding the community and society for the betterment and sustainable development.
PSO-5 Display expert utilisation of skills, tools and techniques in order to establish and continue communication with the masses efficiently.

Job Opportunities The Course Might Lead To

With a broad demand for media personals in the industry, there have been a lot of career prospects for journalism postgraduates in different departments like magazines, newspapers, news channels, radio, journals, broadcasting corporations, advertising agencies, etc. The various profiles on which the graduates can work are:

  • Radio Jockey
  • Filmmakers
  • Field / Desk Reporters
  • Copy Editors
  • Creative/Script Writers
  • Advertising Executives
  • News reporter
  • Public relations Specialist
  • Fashion Photographer
ADMISSION 2022
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Admission 2022-23