BA Journalism and Mass Communication is a three-year undergraduate course at Shoolini University which provides skills required to pursue a career in reporting, journalism, advertising, news analysis, and public relations.
The focus is on developing practical know-how of the underlying principles of the media industry. The illustrious faculty at Shoolini University holds extensive industry experience and emphasises on establishing a strong foundation to understand news media practices across different media. Also, practical training is imparted by media experts.
Our budding mediapersons gain hands-on skills as well as a critical awareness of the social, political, and economic circumstances of a career in the media. They intern with leading media houses such as The Indian Express, Times of India, The Tribune, Red FM and more.
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Career Opportunities in BA in Journalism and Mass Communication
|Sr. No.||COURSE NAME||CREDITS||COURSE TYPE|
|Semester I||1||Functional English||3||Foundation|
|2||Current Affairs & General Knowledge-I||2||Foundation|
|3||Introduction to Reporting||3||Core|
|5||Fundamentals of Journalism||3||Core|
|9||Living in Digital Age||3||Foundation|
|Semester II||1||Current Affairs and General Knowledge-II||2||Foundation|
|2||Introduction to IT Tools||2||Foundation|
|3||Introduction to Communication||3||Core|
|4||Practical aspects of Electronic media||4||Core|
|6||Functional English II- Gift of the Gab||3||Foundation|
|9||Say it with Presentations||3||Foundation|
|10||Academic Writing||3||Cluster Foundation|
|12||English Writing & Speaking - II||2||Foundation|
|13||Foundations of Data Science||2||Foundation|
|Semester III||1||Current Affairs & General knowledge-III||2||Foundation|
|2||News and Script Drafting||3||Core|
|3||Introduction to New Media||3||Core|
|4||Radio Journalism & Production||3||Core|
|Semester IV||1||Basics of Advertising Approaches||4||Core|
|2||Media Ethics and Laws||4||Core|
|6||Current Affairs & General Knowledge-IV||2||Foundation|
|8||Aptitude - IV||2||Foundation|
|11||English Writing & Speaking - IV||2||Foundation|
|Semester V||1||TV Journalism & Production||3||Core|
|4||Current Affairs & General Knowledge V||2||Foundation|
|Semester VI||1||Research Project||4||Skill|
|3||Practical aspects of photo/video journalism||4||Core|
|4||Event Management of Public Relations||4||Core|
|6||Current affairs and General Knowledge- VI||2||Foundation|
|7||Aptitude - VI||2||Foundation|
|8||English Writing & Speaking - VI||2||Foundation|
|Total Credits (20+29+20+28+16+23)||136|
Aarushi Mishra (BJMC)
I take pride in telling the world that I am a student of Shoolini and have been mentored by veteran journalist Vipin Pubby. I am grateful to him for making a confident journalist out of me. Thanks to the practical training, I was placed at WebBila as Senior Marketing Executive.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who teaches BA in Journalism and Mass Communication at Shoolini University?
BA in Journalism and Mass Communication at Shoolini University is taught by top-notch faculty and mentors from leading newspapers and media organisations like Yash Raj Films, Sony Entertainment, Colors TV, The Indian Express, Aaj Tak, NDTV, India TV, Reuters, Lehman Brothers and many others.
What are the future opportunities after completing BA in Journalism and Mass Communication from Shoolini University?
You can become successful professionals in journalism, public relations, advertising, event management, and digital marketing. You can work as a reporter, correspondent, editor, anchor, public relations expert, advertising executive, event manager, or digital marketer. The university’s practical approach to education, internships, and industry collaborations, prepares graduates to become industry-ready and well-equipped to face the challenges of the job market.
Is practical training a part of the BA in Journalism and Mass Communication?
Practical training is an integral part of the specially designed curriculum. Students get hands-on experience in various fields, such as TV anchoring/reporting, print and digital journalism, and radio jockeying. They produce an in-house newspaper and weekly TV bulletins (Shoolini TV) in English and Hindi, which serve as a platform for training in different aspects of TV Journalism. The university also has an in-house radio station called Radio Shoolini.
What placement opportunities are available for students who have completed BA in Journalism and Mass Communication at Shoolini University?
Students of BA in Journalism and Mass Communication get placed in top organisations like the Times of India, The Indian Express, ABP, CNN News18, Fusion PR, Core PR, Bingo PR, My FM, Big FM, etc.
Do you have a strong alumni network?
Yes, Shoolini University has a strong alumni network. The active alumni association helps connect graduates, faculty members, and current students, providing a platform for networking, mentorship, and career guidance. This helps build long-term relationships between the university and its graduates.
Eligibility: 10+2 (in any stream) with minimum 55% marks
Admission Criteria: CUET/ SAT/ Shoolini University's multiple choice entrance test (SU-SAT), and faculty interaction
Duration: 3 years
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Vishakha Thakur (BAJMC)
The experienced faculty guided and supported me every step of the way, bringing out the best in me. I applied my newfound skills during my paid internship and got rave reviews. Thanks to the networking and professional development at Shoolini, I got placed at 3.0 TV in Mumbai.