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M.A. in Mass Communication and Journalism

Course Duration :  2 Years 
Programme Overview

A Master of Arts (M.A.) in Mass Communication and Journalism is a postgraduate degree program that provides advanced training in the field of mass media and communication. The program focuses on developing students' analytical, critical thinking, and practical skills needed for careers in journalism, public relations, advertising, and other related fields.

The M.A. in Mass Communication and Journalism program typically involves a combination of coursework, research, and hands-on training. Students are required to take courses in advanced media theory and research, as well as specialized courses in areas such as broadcast journalism, print journalism, public relations, advertising, and digital media.


The Department provides hands on training to students in Media and Communication .


There are ample opportunities for Sports Journalism by the National and International Sports Events that the KBN House of Sports holds annually with wide coverage on social media.


The in- house events are all National level and therefore the students are able to experience live events.


The KBN times offers scope for print journalism.

Some of the specialized areas within the M.A. in Mass Communication and Journalism program are:

  1. Investigative Journalism: This field focuses on the in-depth research and reporting of complex stories that have a significant impact on society.

  2. Multimedia Journalism: This field focuses on the production of media content in a variety of formats, including print, broadcast, and digital media.

  3. Strategic Communication: This field focuses on the development and implementation of communication strategies for organizations, including public relations, marketing, and advertising.

  4. Media Management: This field focuses on the management of media organizations, including budgeting, staffing, and operations.

  5. Digital Media Production: This field focuses on the production of media content for digital platforms such as websites, social media, and mobile apps.

 

Career opportunities :

  1. Journalism: Graduates can pursue careers as reporters, editors, or producers in print, broadcast, or digital media.

  2. Public Relations: Graduates can work as public relations specialists, media relations managers, or corporate communication directors.

  3. Advertising: Graduates can work as copywriters, account executives, or creative directors in advertising agencies or marketing departments.

  4. Media Management: Graduates can pursue careers as media managers or executives in media organizations.

  5. Digital Media: Graduates can work in digital media production, including web design, social media management, and content development.

Eligibility

Bachelor’s degree in any stream from any recognized university with minimum 50% marks in it.

Details of UG combinations:

English/History/Mass Communication
History/Urdu/Mass Communication
Mass Communication/Women Studies /Sociology
English/Mass Communication/Women Studies
Mass Communication/Political Science/Public Administration

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