MAJMC : Master of Arts (Journalism & Mass Communication)

Programme Type DEGREE
Mode Open Distance Learning
School School of Journalism and New Media Studies
Duration 2 Years
Medium ENGLISH
Specialization Journalism & Mass Communication
Description

The aim of the Master’s Degree in Journalism & Mass Communication is to develop skilled human resource in media and communication with a holistic appreciation of media as a tool for change and development. The programme will help the learner to build competencies and develop professional skills to avail employment opportunities in various media sectors. It will provide opportunities to those who are working in media organizations without appropriate formal training to upgrade their knowledge and competencies.

Eligibility

The learners should have Bachelors Degree in any discipline. They should have access to computers, Internet and basic knowledge of word processing (for creating word documents and communicating through the Internet for sending and receiving mails, browsing sites etc.). 

Lateral entry to 2nd year of MAJMC: Those who have successfully completed P G Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication (PGJMC) from IGNOU, are eligible for lateral entry to the second year of MAJMC Program. They will be required to study only the second year courses. The minimum and maximum duration of the Programme for students joining through Lateral Entry shall be one year and two years respectively.

To join through Lateral Entry, applicants may register on the online admission portal, select MAJMC Programme, and follow the process. The option for Lateral Entry shall be given at the time of filling qualification details. A scanned copy of the final marks sheet (Grade Card) of PGJMC indicating successful completion of the Programme is required to be uploaded, along with other documents as required. 

 

Fee Structure

TOTAL FEES 25,000(12,500 x 2)

Programme Coordinator Dr. K. S. Arul Selvan, Email: ksarul@ignou.ac.in, Phone: 9910807709

Course Details


Course Code

Title of the Course

Credits

I Year

MJM-020

Introduction to Journalism & Mass Communication

4

MJM-021

Reporting Techniques

4

MJM-022

Writing and Editing for Print Media

4

MJM-023

Broadcast and Online Journalism

4

MJM-024

Media and Society

4

MJM-025

Media Ethics Laws

4

MJM-026

Practical: Print & Online

4

MJM-027

Practical: Audiovisual

4

II Year

MJM-028

Print Media    

4

MJM-029

Electronic Media        

4

MJM-030

Digital Media 

4

MJM-031

Advertising & Public Relations

4

MJML-020

Communication & Media Studies

4

MJML-021

Communication Research Methods

4

MJML-022

Practical (Research Methodology)

4

MJMP-020

Major Project Work

4

Total Credits

 

64

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