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MA (Journalism)

MA (Journalism) is aimed at people who have decided to pursue a career in Newspaper & magazine as well as various editorials, publishing houses and content creating organization in this multimedia communication environment.

School: Jagran School Of Journalism And Communication

Course Duration: 2 Years

The MA (Journalism) is a course with academic and professional orientations that can lead to careers with communication responsibilities in a broad array of domains – journalism, corporations, professional associations, media industries, arts and community groups, NGOs, government, education – or to further study and research in the Media and Communication Ph.D. program. 

Key Features

  • A State of Art dedicated 20,000 sqft of Media Production Studio
  • The school is part of Google Network
  • Industry collabration with Wittyfeed for setting up JLU - Wittyfeed Centre for New Media
  • Opportunity to students for summer exchange programs with University of Arts London
  • Three month university supported Internship at the end of first year.

Key Modules

  • Introduction to Mass Media and Society
  • Page Layout & Designing-I 
  • Photographic Communication
  • Media Law, Regulations and Ethics
  • Specialized Reporting
  • Editorial & Feature Writing
  • Media Analysis & Criticism
  • New Media and Digital Story telling
  • Photo Journalism
  • Development Journalism
  • Business and Finance Journalism 
  • Communication Research & Methods
  • Newspaper Management & Entrepreneurship Journalism
  • Investigative Reporting
  • Introduction to Film: Form, Content, Narrative
  • Lifestyle and Travel Journalism
  • Portfolio Management
  • Multimedia Journalism and Content Management

Career Opportunities

Studying journalism opens doors to a range of careers where your creativity, writing, communication and research skills are invaluable. If your aim is to work directly within journalism, it's vital that you build up a portfolio of work and gain as much relevant experience as possible. Working on a student newspaper, campus magazine or campus radio station will be helpful. You could also start your own blog to develop your writing style and interview techniques. Take advantage of any work placements on your course to gain experience and make contacts within the industry.  You could also find opportunities by contacting print production houses, radio outlets, magazines and newspapers. Show an enthusiasm for their subject matter and ask if they have any work experience schemes. Writing voluntarily for websites, print publications or other media outlets will also add to your portfolio and display your skills.

Eligibility Criteria

Graduation with minimum 50% or an equivalent qualification in any discipline from an institute affiliated to a university or any university recognised by UGC. The Selection of candidate will be made based on their academic merit and performance in the Personal Interview round.


Admission Charges (One-Time, Non-Refundable) Caution Money (One-Time, Refundable) Alumni Fund (One-Time, Non-Refundable) Digitalization Charges Per Year

Tution Fees per Year

Exam Fees per year
INR 20,000 INR 5,000 INR 10,000

INR 10,000

INR 75,000

INR 15,000


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