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BA (Hons.) Journalism & Mass Comm

The BA(Hons) Journalism & Mass Communicationis a course offered at the undergraduate level meant to introduce the student to the allied-intersecting fields of Journalism and Mass Communication. It must be realized that Journalism concerns the process of mining meaningful information usually conveyed via printed or electronic media. Mass communication is a broader domain encompassing radio, television, films, magazines, newspapers, advertising, branding, corporate and internet to convey information.

This is a challenging field suitable for individuals possessing critical thinking, linguistic creativity, investigative capability and a sense of social responsibility. Good presentation and communication skills are an added advantage. A good command of languages adds edge to the learning process.

SCOPE AND HIGHLIGHTS

The course consists of a number of core courses including Print media, Television, Digital media, Culture, Politics, Business Economics, Reporting and Historical context.

The course is based on an even balance of theoretical knowledge and practical application. The curriculum is aimed to impart technical skill in interpreting and conveying in a most effective manner the prevalent scenario in society. The course work comprises of lectures, interactive seminars, computer based pedagogy, guest lectures project work, and industrial training. The student shall have a practical grasp of principles of the vast field of Journalism and Mass Communications.

Students will learn to print newspapers, develop and execute television content, radio programmes, print media, and web content. The course also acquaints the student with production of films and documentary. There will be a focus on the use of software prevalent in JMC industry.

A number of subjects can be chosen for higher studies. Prominent among these are Management Studies, Advertising, Marketing, Media Studies, Public Relations, Broadcast Journalism and Convergent Journalism.

CAREER
OPPORTUNITIES

The spurt in IT has provided an unprecedented push to Journalism and Mass Communication.There has been a massive spurt in radio stations, television channels, and Internet users and much more. The field promises a dynamic career full of challenge andpossibilities.

The BA(Hons) Journalism & Mass Communicationgraduate degree makes the students eligible for an array of different Government services. All India Radio and the Doordarshan are the best public sector fields for BJMC aspirants. The graduate has numerous job opportunities in the internet age. A BA(Hons) Journalism & Mass Communication degree opens opportunity in journalism, newspapers, publishing, advertising, broadcasting, and public relations. Other fields of interest include journals, film, television, direction and editing.

People desirous of an independent career have immense opportunity for freelancing. They can write, produce or direct content for different media. They can launch own media houses or advertising firms.

A number of other profiles include TV reporter, Special Correspondent, Screenwriter, Art Director, Sound Engineer, Editor, and Photojournalist, as Advertising Agencies, Books and Novels, Blogs, Broadcasting Corporations, Central Information Services, News Agencies, News Papers, Radio Telecasting Companies.

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