Name of the Course – MA- JOURNALISM & MASS COMMUNICATION
Affiliation & Approval – Lucknow University, Lucknow
Year of Establishment – 2017
Course Details – A degree in Journalism and Mass Communication will help you fulfil your ambitious dreams. It will not just enhance your chances of getting a ticket to the newsroom but also be useful in other fields, such as communications, marketing, education, and entertainment. This is a two year (4 semesters) full time degree program.
Eligibility Criteria – Minimum 50% or equivalent in Graduate level (Gen/OBC/ Min). Relaxation of 5% for SC/ST candidates
Tuition Fee: 30,000/- Per Semester
Hostel Fee:90,000/- Per Year
Merits –Journalism is the activity of gathering, assessing, creating, and presenting news and information. Basically, writing about recent developments. Mass communication is the study of spreading information to a large audience through various means of communication.
A degree in Journalism and Mass Communication brings an opportunity to work under/with creative, well-educated people who inspire you to do well. The scope of mass media as a field is increasing and there is never a dearth of job opportunities. One gets the taste of name, fame & money and also travel while working.
- Rewarding career
- Broaden your network
- Social prestige
- Travel and gain new experiences
- Ample career opportunities
- Social networking
- Brings creativity
- Gain skills
Duration – 2 year (4 semesters)
Intake – 40 seats
Attendance – A student must put in 75% of the total attendance for each subject in the absence of which he will not be eligible in the written examination of the subject.
Evaluation criteria –There are three sessional exams conducted every semester to test both the theoretical and practical knowledge of student in the respective subject along with the Semester end examination.
The post-pandemic era created a rising demand for creative producers and directors in the entertainment sector. For those of you who have a knack to entertain people through films, this is the correct profile for you. You can get into the media world and explore multiple profiles including television and film directors and producers. Professionals with this degree can also fit the profiles of scriptwriters, video editors, 3D designers, graphics, and animation creators among others.
The most common career choice after a degree in J&MC is that of a journalist. It provides aspirants with all the required skills and knowledge related to Journalism, aiding them to deliver the true story to the public effectively.
- Digital Marketing Expert
A degree in J&MC equips students with skills that are required for a flourishing career in Digital Marketing. In today’s technology-driven world, you get to experiment with diverse career avenues in specialized areas, including SEO, SEM, Content Writing, Graphic Designing, Email Marketing, Social Media Marketing, Inbound Marketing, and Web Analytics.
- Radio jockey (RJ)
Radio Jockey is an emerging field, budding with a multitude of career opportunities. With a J&MC degree, you acquire various skills and learn diverse aspects of communication and a knack for storytelling, creativity, Thinking-Out-of-the-Box, and much more.
- Social Media Executive
As an executive in social media, you work and spread ideas, as today’s generation spends most of its time on social media. As a social media director, you are responsible for creative endeavours from ads to events to charities and the sharing of video throughout.
- Content Creator/ Developer
Diverse digital channels employ media, organizations, businesses, and agencies to create content. You might become a journalist, you could be an artist or a sportswriter and you might write about events. You can also compose branded material belonging to the business sphere.
- Public Relations Professional
A degree in J&MC equips you with excellent communication, negotiation, interpersonal, and management skills that are best suited for job roles related to Public Relations.
Leading organizations around the world are constantly in search of talented individuals who can effectively represent their brand and build a strong network and connections in the market. With the growing awareness in organizations regarding their brand image, the demand for PR professionals has grown exponentially!
- Publicity/Advertising Industry
Students have been taught about advertisement and its use right from the time of their bachelor’s degree. Publicity is about selling your product via a concept. Here, imagination is essential. In India, there are numerous organizations that need fresh ideas from creative artists and planners.
- Event Manager
Event Management firms are growing day by day. A Mass Communication Graduate can work for an Event Management Company as an Event Manager or set up his own firm handling events. It’s a high-paying Industry and is growing day by day.
- Broadcasting and Production
A degree in Mass Communication can also get you into the production line. There is a larger scope of jobs in various sectors like Film making/TV Producer/Editor/Camera Person/Screenwriter/Art Director.