A revolution in communication, following the convergence and integration of communication technologies, has had its impact on journalism and mass communication. Master of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication programme caters to the growing demand for professionally trained personnel in the field of journalism and mass communication. The post graduate programme is structured to help students acquire skills which would enable them to work in different media like newspapers, magazines, radio, TV, PR department, ad agencies ad also in the areas of research. Though the emphasis of training is on the print media, the course also provides an understanding of communications, its evolution, technology and its role in the twenty first century with particular reference to recent developments in the application of electronic media and information technology. It also offers an opportunity for an in-depth study through a dissertation in the field of mass communication.

Eligibility:Graduates in any discipline from any recognized institution as per the University of Calicut eligibility norms
No Of Seats: 20
Semester I

  • Introduction to Mass Communication
  • Reporting News
  • Editing News
  • Media History
  • Communication Laws and Ethics
  • Graphic Design and Print Media Production (Practical Course)
  • Ability Enhancement Course Indian Politics (Credits are not counted)

Semester II

  • Media, Culture and Society
  • Advertising and Marketing Communication
  • Radio and Television Production
  • Development Communication
  • Global Communication
  • Photography and Videography (Practical Course)
  • Professional Competency Course:  Audio Visual Editing (Credits are not counted)

Semester III

  • Communication Research
  • Public Relations and Corporate Communication
  • Online Journalism
  • Elective Courses:
    1. Documentary Film Production
    2. Technical Writing & Documentation
    3. Media Management and Entrepreneurship

Semester IV

  • Dissertation and Viva
  • Film Studies
  • Elective Courses:
    1. Data Journalism
    2. Photojournalism
    3. Political Economy of Indian Media

Semester V

Semester VI