- Introduction to Communication
- Comparative Journalism
- Media Laws
M.A. Journalism and Mass Communication - The media are among the most influential forces in society today. Whether you want to make the media or change them, this course will give you the necessary practical and critical skills. By building your media literacy and competencies, you'll not only gain a greater understanding of the world, but also develop important intellectual and transferable skills, so enhancing your employability. This course aims to produce confident, motivated graduates who are able to think for them and manage complex problems. The program in mass communication has a multi – pronged approach towards subjects like print, broadcast, video, graphics, film, and new - age media. The expansive, vital and rapidly changing roles of Mass Communication are covered in great depth. Students will burgeon into knowledgeable individuals, capable of rationally analysing complex issues and productively occupying media related positions.
The strong influence that media holds over people’s life has also attracted many to start a career in Media & Entertainment. The business opportunities in Indian media and entertainment industry are enormous. There is untapped potential along with the good creativity talent. Good economy, FDI inflow, higher per capita income are the main reasons, because of which new media industries are opening up, thus giving good career in media industry.
Media and entertainment has various departments that you can fit yourself in such as marketing, technical, designing, managerial, editing, scaling, anchoring, acting, composing, directing, producing, editing and so on. One can work as a technical officer, Director, art director, general manager, print officer, supervisor, publication officer, reader, producer, editor, writer, stylist etc. You can for companies like Times of India, Hindustan Times, Tribune, Elle, Vogue, Motion Pictures, and news channels like Aaj Tak, IBN7, Times Now and all other entertainment channels or production houses like Illuminati, Yash Raj Films etc.
Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with a minimum aggregate of 50%
A variety of engaging teaching methods like workshops, lectures, projects and seminars, are conducted from time to time at Jain (Deemed-to-be University). Our highly knowledgeable professors always make themselves available to students outside of the classroom, even beyond office hours and help the students to bring out the best in them. The faculty make it a point of connecting with their students to create a fulfilling academic experience. This allows to build a closer student-professor relationship
How are you assessed?
On this course you will encounter a balance of formal examinations and varied methods of coursework assessment including:
Semester I & II
- Graphic Design & Photography - 2 hrs practical training by professional trainers per week
Semester III & IV
- Certified Program in advertising & PR - Certification by the JU-CMS and an accredited Ad agency
Semester V & VI
- Practical training - 5 days in a week in chosen electives