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MA in Journalism and Communication

This programme is designed to meet the requirements of the rapidly changing mass media industry in the new digital age. It provides a platform for students to become innovative, creative, rational and industry-ready with thorough theoretical knowledge and abundant practical experience. The project based learning helps the students to hone their skills to face the challenges in the media industry and also enables them to produce innovative products for different kinds of media.

The course offers flexibility in choosing specialization in Event management, Branding, Social Media, Mobile Journalism, Documentary and Film, Animation, Advertising, Public Relations and Corporate Communication, Communication and Marketing Research, Print Media, Electronic Media, etc. The Media Studio and the multimedia lab with the state of the art facilities help the students to create a standard of their own. Students get the opportunity to do internship in a chosen global or national media organization.

Interaction with industry leaders and experts, live projects, seminars, conferences, workshops, industrial visits and field trips are regularly conducted to enhance the future prospect of the students in both academics and industry.

What Will I Experience

  • Student exchange partnership programmes with global universities
  • Live Projects
  • Internship in global and national Media organisations
  • Industry interface facilities
  • Chance to participate in the annual La & Li National Film Festival
  • Can be a part of Campus Newspaper, Campus Radio and Campus TV
  • Hands on experience in updated softwares of the industry.
  • Managing Communication research activities

Facilities

  • IT enabled class rooms
  • State of the art studio for audio and audiovisual productions
  • REVA Media Centre with advanced multimedia facilities
  • Well-equipped library with relevant and updated books
  • Highly qualified faculty members
  • Placement and Internship Assistance
  • Media Incubation Centre
  • Green and spacious campus
  • Auditoria
  • Campus WiFi
  • Canteen 
  • Hostel facilities

Course Curriculum

Course Curriculum

Academic Objectives

Academic Objectives

The aim of the programme is to produce postgraduates with advanced knowledge and understanding of Journalism and Mass Communication ; higher order critical, analytical, problem solving and transferable skills; ability to think rigorously and independently to meet higher level expectations of media industry, academics, research establishments or take up entrepreneurial route.

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

After two years of graduation, the graduates of M.A (Journalism and Communication) will be able to:

  1. Pursue Higher Education and work in Universities either as Professors or Researchers.
  2. Occupy a position and work as a team member in Public, Private and Government Media Sector as a Journalist/News Editor/News Presenter/Producer/Director/Analyst with effective Communication and ethics.
  3. Start own enterprise and communicate with customers effectively and adapt a lifelong learning Skills for imparting Business.
     

Programme Outcomes (POs)

Program Outcomes (POs)

On successful completion of the program, the graduates of M.A (Journalism and Communication) program will be able to: 

  • Demonstrate the Knowledge in Journalism and Communication.
  • Analyze and apply skills in Journalism and Communication effectively.
  • Use different techniques to gather information inJournalism and Communication

PROGRAM OUTCOMES

  • PO-1: Disciplinary knowledge: Capable of demonstrating comprehensive knowledge and in understanding Communication and Journalism study.
  • PO-2: Reasoning: Ability to analyze, interpret and draw conclusions from evidence and experiences from an open-minded and reasoned perspective.
  • PO-3: Problem solving: Capacity to 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 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: Ability to 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: Ability to 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.

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Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria

Bachelors degree of three years in any stream or BE/ B.Tech with 50% (45% in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST) of marks in aggregate from any recognized University / institution or any other qualification recognized as equivalent there to.

Course Duration: 2 Years (4 Semesters)

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

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Application Fee

MA in Journalism and Communication

Indian / SAARC Nationals 1000
NRI Fee 2000
Foreign Nationals 50