Masters in Journalism and Mass Communication (MJMC) - Course Overview

Duration: 2.0 yrs | Mode: Regular| Avg. Fees: 40,000 / Year

71 courses | 91 colleges

About Masters in Journalism and Mass Communication (MJMC)

Masters in Journalism and Mass Communication (MJMC) is a two-year postgraduate mass communication course that covers various subjects of mass media. The students in the master's degree go through the comprehensive study of how the news is generated and awareness is created by using electronic and print media. 

Masters in Journalism and Mass Communication (MJMC) Syllabus

First Year:

Development Communication

Inter-Cultural Communication

Media Law Ethics

Development Media

International Communication

Media Management

Media Writing

Media Research

Media Productions


Second Year:

Principles of Mass Communication

Production Portfolio

New Media Technology

Print Media

Specialization in Rural Agricultural Journalism

Specialization in Environmental Communication

Specialization in Women Media

Reporting & Editing

Advertising & Corporate Communication

Career Options and Job Prospects

After earning a master’s degree candidates generally pursue jobs under advertisement agencies, All India Radio, Journals, Periodicals Magazine, News Magazine, Central Information Service, and others. Students who wish to do more research in the respective field can also pursue M.Phil (Journalism & Mass Communication).

Following are some of the popular job profiles offered to MJMC candidates:

  • Correspondent
  • Art Director
  • Columnist
  • News Analyst
  • Journalist
  • Floor Manager
  • Fashion Photographer
  • Public Relations Officer
  • Screenwriter
  • Reporter
  • Special Correspondent
  • Film Director
  • Radio Jockey
  • Transmission Executive