M.A in journalism

M.A in journalism and mass com

The MA journalism and mass communication program at Swami Vivekananda University is designed to mold students into skilled media professionals who can effectively navigate the dynamic world of journalism. By combining theoretical knowledge with practical skills, this masters in journalism and mass communication course in Kolkata equips students to analyze, synthesize, and communicate information across various media platforms.

Programme Overview

Gain a solid foundation in the theoretical underpinnings of journalism and mass communication through this journalism & mass communication course Kolkata, exploring concepts such as media ethics, media law, and media psychology.

Develop indispensable research and writing skills to critically analyze information, gather news, and craft engaging news stories for print, broadcast, and online media.

Embrace the digital age by acquiring proficiency in multimedia production techniques, including video, audio, and online journalism.

Understand the significance of effective public relations strategies, crisis management, and persuasive communication to succeed in the corporate world

Tailor the course to suit your interests by choosing from specialized areas such as investigative journalism, international journalism, or digital media production.

Interactive and extensive clinical sessions

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Course Eligibility

Student must have completed a bachelor’s degree.

The bachelor’s degree should be from a recognized university.

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Career Opportunities


Some of the job posts that a M.A. In Journalism and Mass Communication student has a fair chance of getting are journalist, news analyst, columnist, editor, proof reader and any other profession with a writing quotient inherent. Apart from this, if the candidate possesses additional skills, they can try for the media industry and work as production manager or floor manager, or even as a reporter or news photojournalist. Students can also go for film direction or art direction if that is their calling.

Some of the top companies hiring M.A. In Journalism and Mass Communication students include the likes of Indian Express, Times of India Group, NDTV Group, India Today Group, HT Media, Anandabazar Patrika, Zee Entertainment Enterprise as well as other non-media companies like L&T Finance and Max New York Life.

If candidates work in the media industry as journalists or editors, they may expect an average salary package of 5-6LPA. However, this will increase over time with experience. If candidates are able to get into corporate, they can attract a slightly higher average package of around 7-8LPA. A lot of it depends on the candidate themselves, whether they have some prior work experience or internship training.

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