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.
MA Journalism and Mass Communication Career Opportunities
|Sr. No.||COURSE NAME||CREDITS||COURSE TYPE|
|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|
|Semester II||1||Advertising & Public Relations||4||Core|
|3||Media Ethics and Laws||4||Core|
|6||Current affairs and General Knowledge - II||2||Foundation|
|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|
|Total Credits (18+19+19+14)||70|
Frequently Asked Questions
Who teaches MA in Journalism at Shoolini University?
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.
Is practical training a part of the MA in Journalism?
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 MA in Journalism at Shoolini University?
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.
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: 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 : ₹47440