Master of Arts in Communication & Journalism

Semester I

Course Code Name of the Course

Core Courses

Term Work
Teaching and Extension Credits
Communication Theory 60 6
Media Economics 60 6
Reporting and Editing 60 6
Media Criticism 60 6
Total 240 24

Semester II

Course Code Name of the Course

Core Courses

Term Work
Teaching and Extension Credits
Introduction to Television Studies 60 6
Introduction to Film Studies 60 6
Introduction to Media Research 60 6
Ethics, Constitution and Media Laws 60 6
Total 240 24

Semester III

(Students to choose 5 subjects depending on those available in the college )

Course Code Name of the Course

Core Courses

Term Work
Teaching and Extension Credits
Public Relations in the Private and Public Sector 60 6
Media Management 60 6
Media Advocacy 60 6
Conflict Communication 60 6
Culture studies and Media 60 6
Political Communication 60 6
Video Games and Media 60 6
Sports Journalism 60 6
Concepts Of Storyboarding 60 6
Audio-Visual Production and Post-Production 60 6
Documentary film making 60 6
Multimedia Production 60 6
Storytelling for children 60 6
Interpersonal Communication 60 6
Family Communication 60 6
Religion, culture and communication 60 6
Digital Media Marketing 60 6
Basic Course for Indian Sign Language Communication 60 6
Media and Disability Communication 60 6
Intercultural Communication 60 6

Semester IV

Course Code Interdisciplinary / Cross Disciplinary Courses (I/C courses) Term Work
Teaching and Extension Credits
Social science research design 60 6
Perspectives on Communication 60 6
Dissertation 100 10
Total 220 22
Eligibility: Any graduate degree from a recognized university
Students seeking admission have to:

  • Write an essay of not less than 500 words and not more than 800 words (typed in double spacing on a single sheet of paper and signed by the student) on their purpose for seeking admission to the course. This essay has to be submitted along with the application form. The essay has to be in the form of an argument justifying the purpose of taking the course. This essay may be written in English, Hindi or Marathi.
  • The student must produce testimonials from at least two teachers who have personally taught the student in school/college stating why the teachers feel that the student should do the course and how the course will benefit the student. The testimonials may not exceed 150 words each. The testimonial must mention the period that the teacher has been associated with the student, in which institution and how long has the teacher been with the said institution. The testimonials must accompany the admission form. The testimonials may be written in English, Hindi or Marathi.
Course Structure

Semester I

Course Code Name of the Course

Core Courses

Term Work
Teaching and Extension Credits
Communication Theory 60 6
Media Economics 60 6
Reporting and Editing 60 6
Media Criticism 60 6
Total 240 24

Semester II

Course Code Name of the Course

Core Courses

Term Work
Teaching and Extension Credits
Introduction to Television Studies 60 6
Introduction to Film Studies 60 6
Introduction to Media Research 60 6
Ethics, Constitution and Media Laws 60 6
Total 240 24

Semester III

(Students to choose 5 subjects depending on those available in the college )

Course Code Name of the Course

Core Courses

Term Work
Teaching and Extension Credits
Public Relations in the Private and Public Sector 60 6
Media Management 60 6
Media Advocacy 60 6
Conflict Communication 60 6
Culture studies and Media 60 6
Political Communication 60 6
Video Games and Media 60 6
Sports Journalism 60 6
Concepts Of Storyboarding 60 6
Audio-Visual Production and Post-Production 60 6
Documentary film making 60 6
Multimedia Production 60 6
Storytelling for children 60 6
Interpersonal Communication 60 6
Family Communication 60 6
Religion, culture and communication 60 6
Digital Media Marketing 60 6
Basic Course for Indian Sign Language Communication 60 6
Media and Disability Communication 60 6
Intercultural Communication 60 6

Semester IV

Course Code Interdisciplinary / Cross Disciplinary Courses (I/C courses) Term Work
Teaching and Extension Credits
Social science research design 60 6
Perspectives on Communication 60 6
Dissertation 100 10
Total 220 22
Eligibility
Eligibility: Any graduate degree from a recognized university
Students seeking admission have to:

  • Write an essay of not less than 500 words and not more than 800 words (typed in double spacing on a single sheet of paper and signed by the student) on their purpose for seeking admission to the course. This essay has to be submitted along with the application form. The essay has to be in the form of an argument justifying the purpose of taking the course. This essay may be written in English, Hindi or Marathi.
  • The student must produce testimonials from at least two teachers who have personally taught the student in school/college stating why the teachers feel that the student should do the course and how the course will benefit the student. The testimonials may not exceed 150 words each. The testimonial must mention the period that the teacher has been associated with the student, in which institution and how long has the teacher been with the said institution. The testimonials must accompany the admission form. The testimonials may be written in English, Hindi or Marathi.