BA Mass Communication & Journalism

  • Duration

    3 yrs

  • Eligibility

    A pass in +2 or equivalent / any degree

In the present global scenario, Mass Communication has emerged as one of the most 'sought after' subjects of study in Social Sciences as it proximately communicates with the shifting knowledge of real and diverse needs of the society. B.A. Mass Communication and Journalism programme is expected to provide students a well-grounded education in Communication Studies. It stresses on an all-round perspective and clarity of understanding in the discriminative and effective use and design of audio - visual, film and journalistic media for communication. Being the first such programme of Mahatma Gandhi University its curricula prepares our graduates for employment and further study as communication scholars.

Syllabus

Semester I
  • English I
  • English II
  • Second language - I
  • Methodologies and Perspectives of Media studies (Theory)
  • Foundations of Mass Media (Theory)
Semester II
  • English III
  • English IV
  • Second language - II
  • Reporting and Feature Writing (Theory)
  • History and Growth of Media in India(Theory)
Semester III
  • English V
  • Second language - III
  • Editing, Design and pagination for print (Theory)
  • Photo Journalism (Theory)
  • Introduction to Online Journalism (Theory)
Semester IV
  • English VI
  • Second language - IV
  • Advertising (Theory)
  • Radio Production (Theory)
  • Language and Translation studies (Theory)
Semester V
  • Television Production (Theory)
  • Specialised Journalism (Theory)
  • Development Communication (Theory)
  • Environmental Studies and Human Rights(Theory)
  • Open Course
    1. Writing for Media
    2. Writing for New Media
    3. Introduction to photography (Practical)
Semester VI
  • Media Management, Law & Ethics (Theory)
  • Film Studies (Theory)
  • P.R. &Corporate Communication (Theory)
  • Media, Culture & Society (Theory)
  • Choice Based Course
    1. Documentary film production
    2. Magazine Journalism
    3. Business Journalism
  • Project