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

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

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

The Programme Educational Objectives are to prepare the students to:

  • Work as Journalists, public relations and media officers, in media, corporate and entertainment sectors
  • Work as managers, administrator or entrepreneurs in media and mass communication industry
  • Pursue masters and doctoral research degrees to work in colleges and universities as professors or as scientists in research establishments

Programme Outcomes (POs)

Program Outcomes (POs)

On completion of this programme, a student will be able to:

  • Describe Journalism, its importance and Impact
  • Explain the various types of journalism, reporting, editing and publishing
  • Know rights and responsibilities, constitutional obligations, cultural, religious, language, political, economic and international views and opinions
  • Use digital technologies for reporting, retrieving, storage and analysis of data
  • Articulate and Perform editing and publishing of news
  • Choose appropriate online programmes for further learning, participate in seminars and conferences
  • Manage information, develop technical reports and make presentations
  • Lead a team to successfully complete a project and communicate across teams and set up his/her own enterprise
  • Conduct himself as a responsible citizen

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.

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Application Fee

BA in Political Science, Economics and Journalism

Indian / SAARC Nationals 500
NRI Fee 1000
Foreign Nationals 50