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BA in Political Science, Economics and Journalism

Join a program with an eclectic combination of subjects that can answer numerous problems of political polarization and economic volatility assailing the complex society of the present times. BA in Political Science, Economics and Journalism programs geared to create politically aware citizens who can contribute in the area of Journalism as well as built strategies to shape the economy of the country.

The field of humanities includes Modern languages, Classical languages, Linguistics, Literature, History, Jurisprudence, Philosophy, Archaeology, Comparative religion, Ethics, History, Criticism and Theory of the arts, Journalism, Psychology, Political science and such subjects.

Bachelor of Arts programme in Political Science, Economics and Journalism offered by School of Arts and Humanities at REVA UNIVERSITY intends to develop understanding economics, political science, English language skills and Journalism as a profession amongst its students, while creating politically aware students.

Journalism is all about collecting information and disseminating the facts and figures to the public via print, television and Internet. Journalists present the news in a manner that is useful, informative and thought-provoking. Journalism careers include reporter, feature writer, intern, sub editor, designer, proof reader, news reader, news presenter, news analyst, news editor, editor and many such. The language skills and understanding psychology of people helps a Journalist to gain expertise in his/her profession.

More than one lakh newspapers/periodicals are registered with the Registrar of Newspapers for India, more than 900 television channels and in addition there are huge opportunities to write blogs and news on internet. There are more than 120 TV News channels and in addition there are huge opportunities to write blogs and news on internet. There are thousands of opportunities in corporate sector for compiling corporate news and publication. The media and entertainment sector is expected to cross Rs. 2 trillion by 2020 at a CAGR of 11.6%.

In this context, an undergraduate University Programme offered by REVA UNIVERSITY in Political Science, Economics and Journalism is relevant to meet the future human resources requirement of News and Media enterprises.

The programme focusses on Journalism, Politiical Science, Economics and English language, in addition to various transferable skills particularly writing skills that are required for successful career development in Journalism.

What Will I Experience

  • Gain understanding of three major core disciplines associated with humanities and social sciences- Political Science, Economics and Journalism- and gather proficiency and eligibility to pursue higher studies in any of the branches of studies
  • Be equipped to address various competitive exams for banking sector, central and state administrative government jobs
  • Acquire good placement opportunities and career support from experienced faculty members and placement team

Course Curriculum

Course Curriculum

Academic Objectives

Academic Objectives

The aim of the programme is to create graduates with critical, analytical and research abilities to work in the media and entrainment sector.

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

After few years of graduation, the graduates of B.A (Political Science, Economics and Journalism) will be able to:

  1. Pursue Higher Education and carryout research in Universities at national and international level.
  2. Occupy a position and work as a team member in Public, Private, Corporate and Government Sector as techno managers, academicians, administrators or entrepreneurs, investigative agencies with effective Communication and ethics.
  3. Start own enterprise and communicate with customers effectively and adapt lifelong learning Skills for expanding Business.

Programme Outcomes (POs)

Program Outcomes (POs)

On successful completion of the program, the graduates of B.A (Political Science, Economics and Journalism) program will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate the Knowledge in Political Science, Economics and Journalism.
  2. Analyze and report the problems in political science by understanding the economical situation of the country.
  3. Use different techniques to gather information inJournalism and report effectively.

Program Outcomes
On successful completion of the program, the graduates of B.A (Political Science, Economics and Journalism) program will be able to:

  • PO 1: Disciplinary knowledge: Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge and in understanding Political, Journalism and Economics study.
  • PO 2: Reasoning: Analyze, interpret and draw conclusions from evidence and experiences from an open-minded and reasoned perspective.
  • PO 3: Problem solving: Extrapolate and apply their competencies to solve different kinds of non-familiar problems and apply one’s learning to real life situations using curriculum content knowledge. 
  • PO 4: Environment and Sustainability: Understand the issues of environmental contexts and sustainable development.
  • PO 5: Research-related skills: Recognize cause-and-effect relationships, define problems, formulate hypotheses, test hypotheses, analyze, interpret and draw conclusions from data, establish hypotheses, predict cause-and-effect relationships; ability to plan, execute and report the results of an experiment or investigation 
  • PO 6:  Ethics: Recognize different value systems including your own, understand the moral dimensions of your decisions, and accept responsibility for them. 
  • PO 7: Cooperation/Team work: Work effectively and respectfully with diverse teams; facilitate cooperative or coordinated effort on the part of a group, and act together as a group or a team in the interests of a common cause and work efficiently as a member of a team. 
  • PO 8: Communication Skills: Express thoughts and ideas effectively in writing and orally; Communicate with others using appropriate media; confidently share one’s views and express herself/himself; demonstrate the ability to listen carefully, read and write analytically, and present complex information in a clear and concise manner to different groups
  • PO 9: Self-directed and Life-long Learning: Acquire the ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context socio-technological changes.

Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

A Bachelor’s Degree inPolitical Science, Economics and Journalism can help students gain insight in various fields like media, management and administration in the public and private sectors; academia; banking; economic consultancy, political campaign manager, career politician, political consultant,international business specialist, PR specialist, market researcher etc. The program takes a multi-disciplinary approach to enlighten the students on the integral workings of the significant three core subjects of the program.

Today’s job sector requires skilled human resources equipped to multi-task and thereby find solutions with an inter-disciplinary approach. Known to be one of the oldest academic disciplines, going back to the time of Aristotle, Political Science studies the workings of the state, government and politics and offers myriad career opportunities in terms of policy analyst, social media manager, marketing research analyst, political consultant and many more. Careers in Journalism span from job profiles in news Journalism in print, electronic and new media, public relations, advertising to content writing and social media marketing. In addition to these, we also have the dynamic field of Economics that can provide immense job prospects as financial analyst, actuarial analyst, data analyst, financial risk analyst, investment analyst, stockbroker administrative officer to name a few.

Moreover, the uniqueness of the program, making it one of its kind, is the teaching approach combined with a specially curated curriculum, adopted to impart the subject lessons so as to cater toaspiring studentsinterested in addressing competitive exams.

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Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria

Pass in PUC / 10+2 of any recognized Board / Council or any other qualification recognized as equivalent there to.


How to Apply?


Rukmini Knowledge Park, Kattigenahalli, Yelahanka, Bangalore - 560064, Karnataka, India 

+91-90211 90211 +91-80-4696 6966

Application Fee

BA in Political Science, Economics and Journalism

Indian / SAARC Nationals 500
NRI Fee 1000
Foreign Nationals 50