MA-MC (MA in Media & Communication)

with specialization in Sports Journalism and PR Management

  • Course Level

    Course Level
    Postgraduate

  • Course Fee

    Course Fee
    INR 1,64,500
    US $ 4,000

  • Duration

    Duration
    2 Years

  • Scholarship

 
 

Programme Highlights

A strong ethical standards, powerful pedagogy imbibing journalistic values and principles is what defines the Department of Journalism & Mass Communication, popularly known as DJMC.

Be a part of DJMC and experience a new world of knowledge, wisdom, along with light, camera and radio…

 

Career Path

We provide opportunities for everyone thereby creating better future…

  • Print: Journalist: Desk and field
  • Broadcast: Anchor, Reporter, producer, Video editor, Graphics, Production Executive, Assignment Desk, PCR, MCR etc.
  • Radio: Radio Jockey, Production Executive, Program Executive, Audio Editor, Content Writer, Podcasting etc.
  • Digital: Online Journalism, Social Media Manager, Social Media Video Content creator.
  • Advertising: Client servicing, Account Planning, Copy writer, Graphic Designer, etc.
  • Public Relations: Client servicing, Account Planning, Media Release writer, etc.
  • Corporate Communication
 

Programme Outcomes (PO’s)

PO1

Knowledge

Acquire knowledge and skills in the field of media, marketing communications, photography and filmmaking.

PO2

Modern technology usage

Create, select, and apply the appropriate techniques, resources and managerial skills for effective media management, public relations, media planning, space marketing and promotion.

PO3

Conduct investigation of complex concepts

To describe the nuances of media, its working and use research based knowledge for analysis and interpretation of data.

PO4

Industry Ready

To provide extensive hands-on-training in media industry and meet the latest requirements of media and communication industry.

PO5

Ethics

Apply ethically gained knowledge to make good professionals with positive attitude.

PO6

Individual and teamwork

Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams and in multidisciplinary settings.

PO7

Life-long learning

Identify the need for and have preparation and ability to engage in independent and lifelong learning in the broadest context of technological change.

PO8

Socio-Political knowledge

Interpret the socio economic and political environment of the country to be an efficient media professional.

PO9

Environment and Sustainability

Identify the importance of environment and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.

PO10

Exhibit Aptitude

To develop right attitude and aptitude for the ever increasing demands of the competitive media industry.

 

Program Specific Outcomes (PSO’s)

PSO1

Outline and interpret the concept, principles and practices of media operations and industry practices.

PSO2

Demonstrate critical thinking skills in understanding media issues and problems related to the global media scenario and fast changing technology of media communication.

PSO3

Gain practical skills relevant to media industry, social media and digital platforms.

PSO4

Understand the functioning of the media industry and work in sync with the current media practices.

 

USPs

So what makes US DIFFERENT!

  • State of the art media centre and community radio station
  • Industry interface
  • Live Projects
  • Student Centric teaching pedagogy
  • International co-supervisor for research scholars
  • Industry experienced faculty
  • Specialisation in Sports Journalism
  • Project based learning
 

Benefits

Studying Media and Communication exposes the students to better understand the culture and functioning of various media platforms A course in Media not only allows study of Media as a subject but also subjects like Communication, Advertising, Public Relations, Research and Corporate Communication. Study of these subjects help the students in gaining better understanding of the industry as a whole.

 

Programme Structure

PEOs/POs/PSOs addresses
Local/Regional/National/Global needs 73 courses
Employability/Entrepreneurship/Skill Development 65 courses
CBCS: Flexibility in terms of electives (interdisciplinary /MOOCs)and pace of learning 35 credits
Curriculum components include: Professional Ethics/ Gender/ Human values/ environmental sustainability 17 courses
Internships/ projects/ industrial exposure 42 courses

 

FAQs

Department of J & MC offers programs at UG & PG level in Journalism and Mass Communication in regular mode along with Ph.D.

  • BA-MC - Pass
  • BA-MC with Specialisation in with Hons. in following areas:
    • Print & New Media
    • Digital Media Production
    • PR, Advertising & Event Management
  • BA-JMC (International) in collaboration with Western Sydney University, Australia in1+2 pattern of 1st year in MRIIRS and later years in WSU, Australia.
  • MA-MC – with following specializations based on the basket of elective courses opted by him/her as per notified criteria of the University:
    • Print and Digital Journalism
    • Broadcast Journalism
    • Sports Journalism and PR Management

At DJMC, we have industry focused syllabi to give hands on exposure to the students to match industry standards. In the age of digital media, we motivate our students to be entrepreneurs in media industry.

The eligibility criteria for our programs are as follows:

  • BA-MC/BA-MC with specialisation: Pass with at least 50% marks in aggregate in 5 subjects including English as compulsory subject along with 4 subjects with the highest score out of the remaining subjects.
  • BA-JMC(International) 1+2 degree programme in association with Western Sydney University, Australia: Pass in 10+2 Examination / Equivalent Examination with at least 50% marks in aggregate in 5 subjects including English as compulsory subject along with 4 subjects with the highest score out of the remaining subjects plus (a) having studied in English Medium from 8th to 12th class or (b) IELTS composite score at 6.0 with individual score not less than 5.5
  • MA-MC: 50% marks in any stream at Graduation level from a recognized university with pass in English in 10+2.

The programs being offered under this department are industry-oriented. Apart from the classroom lectures, the thrust is mainly given on practical aspects of functioning of media industry and therefore, become more relevant and engaging.

The students tend to learn every aspect of media, communication, designing and also the art of film making. The department has its own well equipped audio visual studio where different programs like news bulletins, panel discussions, group discussions, debates, open house sessions etc are not only organized but recorded which are mainly produced by the students.

Not only this, the students are also sent to the field to interview various celebrities, cover various events of importance. In nutshell, the students come out of the university as confident and expert in their fields. It’s mandatory for all the students to go for field project to understand nuances of the media profession.

Yes, MC degree is as good as the one awarded by any central or state university. A bachelor’s degree holder from this department can also apply for higher studies in any of the Indian or overseas universities.

Journalism and Mass Communication offers expertise in various fields and is in great demand in today’s times.

We offer expertise in various fields like Print journalism, Electronic media, Digital media, Health Communication, Brand Communication, Anchoring and Radio Production, Event Management, Media Communication & Research, Film-making, Media Management, Photojournalism, Sports Journalism, Integrated Marketing Management, Advertising and Public Relations.

The core faculty comprises of distinguished academicians from the best institutions and leading professionals from the Media world with rich industry experience. The faculty lays great emphasis on continuous evaluation by means of well-designed tutorials, project presentations and media lab product portfolios.

Every effort is made to reinforce the concepts taught in the classroom. The faculty members believe in use experiential learning, problem solving approach and participatory mode of teaching. Apart from teaching, the faculty members have been vigorously pursuing research and have been regularly publishing research papers in various National and International Journals of repute.

Faculty members have also attended the Refresher Courses organized by UGC and presented papers in various seminars and Conferences in leading International and national universities.

We organize Personality Development workshops to help the students to develop Soft Skills, Linguistic skills, professional values, human values, gender sensitisation and Presentation Skills. We also organize Film Festivals, International Guest lectures, Conferences and industry visits to make the students industry friendly. We also send our students to the field for reporting. Students are also participating in various programs that are conducted by Radio Manav Rachna.

The career avenues are many and varied job opportunities in media industry like:

  • Television: Reporter, Anchor, Producer, Copy Editor, Script Writer, Researcher, Production Executive, Video Jockey.
  • Radio: Radio Jockey / Anchor, News Reader, Reporter, Producer, Program Executive, Script Writer, Copy Writer.
  • Digital Media: Content Writer, Content Designer.
  • Newspaper and Magazine: Reporter/ Correspondent; Feature Writer; Business Writer; Copy editor; Sub-editor.
  • Public Relations: PR Executive, PR Manager, Corporate Communication Officer.
  • Advertising: Client Servicing, Copy writing, Graphic Designer.
  • Management: Event Executive, Event Manager and Event Designer.
  • Sports: Sports Journalist, Content writer for Sports, PR for Sportspersons and Sports Bodies.

An internship is attachment to industry or on a project. Internship is an amazing opportunity to gain hands-on experience and to learn more about the real-world applications of an academic discipline. We send students to various renowned media organizations for Internships.

Under the guidance of experienced faculty members students get placed in reputed organizations. Now, the focus of media degree is more on entrepreneurship in media industry and we mentor our students through Incubation centre.

MRIIRS has a well-organized placement cell i.e. Corporate Resource Centre which provides assistance to the students in career counseling, grooming and placements according to the interests and capabilities of the students. Also, mentoring sessions are being organized at department level for improving the employability skills of the students.

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Sector – 43, Aravalli Hills, Delhi – Surajkund Road, Faridabad – 121004, (Haryana), India