Master of Arts (MA) Journalism & Mass Communication - Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi

  • Years 2 Years
  • Type Course Post Graduate
  • stream Arts
  • Delivery Mode

What is M.A. in Journalism & Mass Communication?


M.A. Journalism and Mass Communication, also known as Master of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication, is a two-year postgraduate programme in journalism and mass communication. M.A in Journalism and Mass Communication teaches students about the fundamentals of mass media and current events and how to deal with difficult situations.

 

This course teaches students about the fundamentals of mass media and current events and how to deal with difficult situations. The course examines how various types of mass media, such as newspapers, radio, television, and cinema, may be used to transmit information to a broad audience. The course prepares students for advanced theoretical and practical expertise in various media fields, including journalism, advertising, event management, and public relations, among others. This school will give you instruction in areas like writing, editing, and photography. The course helps those interested in pursuing a career in research.

 

Eligibility Criteria for  M.A. in Journalism & Mass Communication


The following are the requirements for the M.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication:

  • Students must earn a minimum of 50% in their graduation from a recognised institution or university.
  • Students who fall into the restricted categories of SC/ST/OBC receive 5% moderation.
  • Any stream will suffice.
  • In any subject, no receptacle is acceptable. Every topic should have students who are completely qualified.
  • As a standard entrance test for admission, some institutions or universities have various qualifying conditions. Exam for admission: DUET, IPU - CET, AUCET, SET, JMIEEE DUET, IPU - CET, AUCET, SET, JMIEEE DUET, IPU – CET.

Benefits of M.A. in Journalism & Mass Communication


There are many benefits of pursuing an M.A in Journalism and Mass Communication which include:

  • In the area of journalism and public communication, compensation packages are competitive and include a variety of benefits. A fresher's wage package ranges from INR 15 k to INR 25 k.
  • In this field of work, there are many possibilities to travel and try new things.
  • The MA Journalism and Mass Communication Course provide students with a wide range of employment options. Journalist, radio jockey, producer, sound engineer, floor manager, screenplay, content writer, director, public relations officer, and more positions are available.

Future Scope of M.A. in Journalism & Mass Communication


  • Following an M.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication, students can pursue a PhD in Journalism and Mass Communication or an M.Phil in Journalism and Mass Communication.
  • Students can pursue specialisations in areas such as filmmaking, event management, photography, and public relations, T.V. channels, books, novels, journals and blogs, advertising agencies, news agencies, 
  • Newspapers, photography businesses, and other work sectors are possible after obtaining a Master of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication.
  • Sound engineer, Journalist, radio jockey, columnist, Illustrator, content writer, producer, director, freelance writer, editor, News analyst, and so on are examples of job descriptions.

Career and Job Opportunities after M.A. in Journalism & Mass Communication


Journalist, producer, sound engineer, floor manager, radio jockey, screenwriter, content writer, director, public relations officer, and more professions are possible after completing a Master of Arts (Journalism & mass communication) programme.

In this course, India Today Group, Times Group, L.T. Finance, news networks, Indian Express, TATA Steel, and other major recruitment firms.

After M.A. Journalism and Mass Communication, the average annual salary package is INR 3.5 lakhs to INR 6 lakhs. A Journalist 

annually earns up to INR 7.13 lakhs. 

A Producer who newly entered into the business may annually earn up to INR 2.93 lakhs. The annual remuneration of a fresher Content writer may be up to INR 3.58 lakhs. The public relations officer annually gets paid INR 2.70 lakhs. The yearly income of a sound Sound engineer may be around INR 3.71 lakhs. A Radio Jockey annually earns INR 3.33 lakhs.

 

Fees Structure & Course Duration of M.A. in Journalism & Mass Communication


M.A. Journalism and Mass Communications costs between INR 50,000 and INR 1.5 lakhs on average. Duration of this full-time post graduate course is 2 years.,

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