Masters in Journalism and Mass Communication

Course Name Masters in Journalism and Mass Communication
Course Duration 2 Years
Stream Mass Communication
Approved By BCI
Course Type Post Graduate
Study Mode Full Time
Fees 15,000/Year
Masters in journalism and mass communication mass communication courses also known as masters in journalism and mass communication also mass communication and journalism is a postgraduate Mass Communication course. The Mass Communication course is designed to let the journalism student understand the basics of mass media and to learn about the recent developments happening around. Mass Communication also enhances the understanding of technologies involved in mass media.Interesting students can study of mass media such as newspapers,cinema films,television,radio.
These technologies are computer applications, respective software, hardware, radio, TV and online media. After the course is done the student is able to work in several branches of media such as Radio, Television, Internet and many more. Some students also start doing freelancing jobs. The Mass Communication needs 2 years to complete which is further divided into 4 semesters.
The masters in journalism and mass communication are either available on a regular basis or distance education system.


Any student who has done the degree course in any stream from a  recognized university can get admitted in the course.
50% marks must be there on graduation course. However, some universities avoid it.


Year I Year II Year III
Tamil Paper I Tamil Paper II Advance Reporting
English Paper I English Paper II Media Laws and Indian Constitution
Introduction to Journalism Advertising and Public Relations News Paper Management
Reporting and Editing Writing for Media Communication for Development
History or Economics or Sociology or Psychology History or Economics or Sociology or Psychology New Media and Web Journalism(AOS)

Who should do Mass Communication courses:-

The students who are keen to investigate, report about any happening, exploring issues and stories. They should the ability to convey their message to the public.
Newspapers and other news media must be a regular habit of the students.
Good communication skill is needed.
Good English is needed.
They should have the capability to rethink over critical issues.

  • They must also have the ability to write.
masters in journalism and mass communication let you know about how to edit, write, click photos etc.
Higher education can be gained after the Mass Communication course is done. This means Ph.D. can be done in mass communication.
Several employment options are available after the Mass Communication course is done. In Newspaper agencies, online media, television, All India Radio, and various news channels offer the job to them.
Freelancing work like writing, editing can be done easily.
Employment Areas:-
  • Broadcasting Corporations
  • Central Information Service
  • Advertising Agencies
  • Books and Novels
  • Circulation and Public Relations
  • Legal Affairs Department
  • TV Channels
  • Radio Telecasting Companies
  • Journals & Blogs
  • News Agencies
  • Press Information Bureau
  • Photography Companies
  • AIR  All India Radio
  • Columnist
  • Fashion Photographer
  • Periodicals and Magazines
  • Newspapers
  • M.A. Journalism & Mass Communication Job Types:-
  • Feature Writer
  • Periodicals and Magazines
  • Newspapers
  • M.A. Journalism & Mass Communication Job Types:-
  • Feature Writer
  • News Analyst
  • Video Jockey (VJ)
  • TV Correspondent
  • Staff or Freelance Writer
  • Correspondent
  • Illustrator
  • Journalist
  • What can you become once the course is completed:-
  • Journalist
  • Editor
  • Free Lance Writer
  • Food Critic

Top institute of Mass and MA Journalism & Mass Communication

Name of the Institute City/ State
Asian College of Journalism Chennai
Indian Institute of Journalism and New Media Bangalore
Mahatma Gandhi Mission College of Journalism and Mass Communication Aurangabad
Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication Pune
MICA Ahmedabad
Indian Institute of Journalism and New Media Bangalore
Indian Institute of Mass Communication New Delhi
Film and Television Institute of India Pune
Times School of Journalism New Delhi
Manorama School of Communication Kottayam
Xavier Institute of Communication Mumbai
AJ Kidwai Mass Communication Research Jamia New Delhi
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