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About Journalism and Mass Communication

The Department of Journalism and Mass Communication focuses on the study and practice of the various aspects of media and communication. The courses offered are designed to equip students with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills needed to thrive in the dynamic field of media, including print journalism, broadcast journalism, digital media, advertising, public relations, and media research.

Undergraduate Program (B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication)

  • Duration:  3-4 years
  • Overview: The undergraduate program provides a foundation in journalism and mass communication, covering essential topics such as news reporting, media ethics, multimedia storytelling, and media laws.
  • Key Courses:
    • Introduction to Journalism
    • Content writing
    • Script Writing
    • Film making
    • News Writing
    • Digital Media Production
    • Communication Theories
    • Public Relations and Advertising
    • Media Ethics and Laws
    • Television Production 

Postgraduate Program (M.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication)

  • Duration:  2 years
  • Overview: The postgraduate program delves deeper into advanced concepts of media studies and professional practices. It prepares students for specialized roles in media and communication industries, focusing on research, strategic communication and advanced media production.Throughout this program, students are encouraged to prepare portfolios, short films and research projects in the form of assignments. Classroom and outdoor activities are conducted to enhance student’s Media Communication skills.
  • Key Courses:
    • Advanced Journalism
    • Media Management
    • Investigative Reporting
    • Multimedia Journalism
    • Research Methods in Media Studies
    • International Communication

Doctoral Program (Ph.D. in Journalism and Mass Communication)

  • Duration: Varies ( 3-5 years)
  • Overview: The doctoral program is research-intensive, aimed at developing scholars and researchers who can contribute to academic and professional knowledge in journalism and mass communication. Students engage in original research, culminating in a dissertation that advances the field.
  • Key Components:
    • Research Methodology
    • Media Theory and Criticism
    • Specialized Electives (e.g., Media and Society, Digital Media Trends)
    • Dissertation Research
    • Comprehensive Examinations

Career Opportunities

Graduates from these programs can pursue careers in:

  • Print and Broadcast Journalism
  • Digital Media and Online Journalism
  • Public Relations and Corporate Communication
  • Advertising and Media Planning
  • Academic and Research Institutions
  • Government and Non-Governmental Organizations

These programs are designed to provide a comprehensive education in journalism and mass communication, preparing students for various roles in the media industry and academia.


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    HOD's Message

    Dear all,

    As the Head of this vibrant and dynamic department, it is my pleasure to introduce you to our programs and initiatives that are designed to cultivate the next generation of media professionals and scholars.

    In today’s fast-paced and ever-evolving media landscape, the role of journalists and communication experts is more critical than ever. Our department is committed to providing a comprehensive education that blends theoretical knowledge with practical skills, ensuring that our students are well-prepared to navigate and shape the future of media and communication.

    Our undergraduate program lays a strong foundation in the fundamentals of journalism and mass communication, equipping students with essential skills in writing, reporting, and multimedia production. 

    Our postgraduate program offers advanced training and specialized courses that prepare students for leadership roles in media, strategic communication, and research. For those pursuing academic and professional excellence at the highest level.

    Our doctoral program provides rigorous research opportunities and fosters innovative thinking in the field of media studies.

    We pride ourselves on our state-of-the-art facilities, experienced faculty, and a curriculum that is both current and relevant. Our students benefit from hands-on experience through internships, workshops, and collaborations with media organizations. We encourage critical thinking, creativity, and ethical practices, ensuring that our graduates not only succeed in their careers but also contribute positively to society.

    As we continue to grow and evolve, we remain dedicated to fostering a learning environment that is inclusive, supportive, and intellectually stimulating. Whether you are a prospective student, a current member of our community, or a partner in the industry, we invite you to explore the opportunities our department offers and join us in our mission to advance the field of journalism and mass communication.

    Thank you for your interest in our department. We look forward to your contributions and success in this exciting and impactful field.

    Warm regards,

    Dr. Ram Sunder Kumar
    Head & Assistant Professor,
    Dept. of Journalism and Mass Communication,
    Mandsaur University,


    Program Outcome

    Why Study Journalism and Mass Communication

    Duration: 3/2 years (Semester System)


    Constituent College of Mandsaur University


    The candidate shall have passed HSC or 10+2 examination. Candidates must have Maths and Physics as compulsory subjects in their 10+2.


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