M.A - Journalism & Mass Communication

Course Duration : 2 Years full time
Eligibility : A bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate
Affiliation :Bangalore University

Course Overview

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The M.A - Journalism & Mass Communication is a 2 year post graduate programme covers subjects like media issues and themes, Advanced Editing Techniques, Principles of Reporting, business Journalism, media laws and ethics, Advanced communication Research Methods, Information Technology for Mass Media, Public Relations and Corporate Communications, environmental communication, developmental communication, Principles and Characteristics of Radio ,media laws and ethics Television Broadcasting Production Techniques, Broadcasting Program Analysis, Political Communication, Advertising, Film Communication , international communication, technical and content writing ,magazine writing and production, film communication , organizational communication etc

The post graduate program me in Communication is designed for those who are planning to have a career in the communication and media industry. The programme is designed to equip the students with knowledge in handling the latest technological advancements in media, with a balanced curriculum that challenges students to confront contemporary issues in media theory, research, policy, planning and management. Here an optimum balance is maintained between theory and practice. Substantial man hours are spent on laying a strong foundation of different kinds of media, like-print, electronic (T V production) and new media along with exposure to advertising, public relations, technical writing, content writing, event management. The students are given hands on experience through our in house monthly magazine (GCC WORLD), daily news paper (GCC ELAN), campus radio, and campus TV.


  • Media Issues and Themes
  • News writing and Reporting
  • News Processing and Editing
  • Business Journalism
  • Media Laws Regulation and Ethics


  • Communication Theories
  • Developmental Communication
  • Environmental Communication
  • Communication Research Methods
  • Radio Broadcasting


  • Media Business and Management
  • Public Relations and Corporate Communication
  • Technical Writing
  • Information Technology for Communication
  • Television Production


  • Political Communication
  • Advertising and Marketing Communication
  • Magazine Production Technique
  • Film Analysis
  • Kannada Press
  • Writing for Magazine
  • Film Communication
  • Writing for Kannada press

Successful candidates can look forward to joining in News Papers and Television as Journalists, copy editors, news editors ,Advertising Agencies as Copy Writers or Visualizes creative directors , Corporate as Public Relation Officers, Media Production Houses as Animators, and Script Writers, TV channels, radio stations , or other media organizations as technical and content writers, journalist, anchors , radio jockeys etc.

Bangalore University
Affiliated to Bangalore University
AICTE Govt. of India
Approved by AICTE Govt. of India
NAAC A Grade
Re-accredited by NAAC with 'A' Grade
ISO Certified
ISO 9001:2008 & ISO 14001:2004