MA Journalism and Mass Communication is a two-year postgraduate 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.

Career Opportunities in MA Journalism and Mass Communication

  • Electronic Media (TV and Radio)
  • Advertising Industry
  • Digital Media
  • Public Relations
  • Print Media
  • Teaching/Research

Semester I 1   Principles of Mass Communication 4 Core
2   Current Affairs & General Knowledge-I 2 Foundation
3   Reporting for Print Media 4 Core
4   Approaches to Corporate Communication 3 Core
5   Industrial Visit-I 1 Skill
6   SPRINT-I 1 Skill
7   Electronic Media 3 Core
Total 18  
Semester II 1   Advertising & Public Relations 4 Core
2 Development Communication 4 Core
3 Media Ethics and Laws 4 Core
4 Film Studies 4 Core
5 SPRINT-II 1 Life Skill
6 Current affairs and General Knowledge - II 2 Foundation
Total 19  
Semester III 1   Current Affairs & General knowledge-III 2 Foundation
2   Radio and TV Production Techniques 3 Core
3   Editing and Editorial Writing 3 Core
4   New Media: Advanced Approaches 3 Core
5   Media Management 3 Core
6   Media Research  3 Core
7   Industrial Visits-III 1 Skill
8   SPRINT-III 1 Life Skill
Total  19  
Semester IV 1 Internship 4 Skill
2 Dissertation 10 Skill
Total 14  
Total Credits (18+19+19+14) 70  

Vipin Pubby
Vipin PubbyProfessor
Subodh Saurabh Singh
Subodh Saurabh SinghAssociate Professor
Tej Nath Dhar
Tej Nath DharProfessor
Deepshikha Thakur
Deepshikha ThakurAssistant Professor
Supriya Srivastava
Supriya SrivastavaAssistant Professor
Mala Tripathi
Mala TripathiAssistant Professor
Anupama Chandel
Anupama ChandelAssistant Professor
Apar Kaushik
Apar KaushikAssistant Professor
Indu Negi
Indu NegiAssistant Professor
BhawnaAssistant Professor
Isha Jaswal
Isha JaswalAssistant Professor
Navreet Sahi
Navreet SahiAssociate Professor
Rajesh Williams
Rajesh WilliamsAssistant Professor
Hemant Kumar Sharma
Hemant Kumar SharmaAssistant Professor
Vishakha Thakur (BAJMC)

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.

Aarushi Mishra (BJMC)

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

MA in Journalism 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 MA in Journalism 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.

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.

Students of MA in Journalism 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.

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.

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Course Details

  • Eligibility: Graduation in any discipline with Journalism as one of the subjects and minimum 55% marks

  • Admission Criteria: Admission through faculty interaction

  • Duration: 2 years

  • Semester Fee

    Himachal Pradesh Domicile : 47440
    Others : 50000

Admissions Open: 2023


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