Journalism, Media and Communication

Journalism, Media and Communication

Graduate

 

Description of the Program: The Masters of Social Science (MSS) in Journalism, Media and Communication is a one-year program divided in two semesters consisting of a duration of six months. The total credits for the program are 36 and the total number of courses is 12. The courses are the combination of both the theoretical and practical learning. The courses have been sequenced based on the level of difficulty and complexity of subject matter. Modern media is rapidly changing, presenting new challenges to journalism and communication professionals all around the world. The Department of Journalism, Media and Communication has revised and redesigned the syllabus to include more job market driven courses for orienting the students with current news gathering and processing technology as well as making them ready for the Industrial Revolution 4.0. The experienced and highly trained teachers in the department make sure that students learn how to report and communicate news, create ads, produce audio visual content with all forms of new media technology, and publish them on all platforms. Our syllabus is designed on the guidelines provided by UNESCO.

While developing courses, the latest development in the particular knowledge domains was taken into account. The overall aim of the program is to inculcate a sound knowledge and skills of different branches of human communication, media and journalism in students with high sense of professional values and ethical standards.

 

Curriculum Structure:

Duration of the program: One Year
Total minimum credit requirement: 36

 

List of Courses:

Course Code Course Title
JMC 513 Review of Communication Theories
JMC 514 Advanced Reporting for Media
JMC 515/ JMC 520 Media Economics and Management orSocial Media Management
JMC 521 Advertising & Digital Marketing
JMC 516 Audience Research and Content Analysis
JMC517L Newspaper Design Skill and Production (Lab)
JMC 518 Public Health Communication
JMC519 Media Advocacy and Strategic Communication
JMC 523L Screenwriting and Digital Production
JMC 522 Public Relations and Corporate Communication
JMC 524L Data Journalism (Lab)
JMC 525 Comprehensive Writing and Viva Voce (1.5 +1.5)

 

Thesis:

Course Code Course Title
JMC 530 Dissertation and Viva Voce (7.5 + 1.5) in lieu of any twocourses and JMC 525

 

Semester/Term/Year/Level wise Courses:

One-Year MSS Program Course Outline
1st  Semester
Course Code Course Title Credit
JMC 513 Review of Communication Theories 3
JMC 514 Advanced Reporting for Media 3
JMC 515/ JMC 520 Media Economics and Management orSocial Media Management 3
JMC 521 Advertising & Digital Marketing 3
JMC 516 Audience Research and Content Analysis 3
JMC517L Newspaper Design Skill and Production (Lab) 3
Total Credits 18
2nd   Semester
Course Code Course Title Credit
JMC 518 Public Health Communication   3
JMC519 Media Advocacy and Strategic Communication 3
JMC 523L Screenwriting and Digital Production 3
JMC 522 Public Relations and Corporate Communication 3
JMC 524L Data Journalism (Lab) 3
JMC 525 Comprehensive Writing and Viva Voce (1.5 +1.5) 3
 JMC 530 ORDissertation and Viva Voce (7.5 + 1.5) in lieu of anytwo courses and JMC 525  9
     
Total Credits 18
Grand Total (1st +2nd  Semester) 36