Online BA Programme - Chandigarh University Punjab


online BA(JMC)

Course Duration

3 Years

Start Date

to be announced

End Date

to be announced

Programme Overview

The BA (Journalism) an undergraduate Programme that covers the broad discipline of media studies. It involves a theoretical understanding of the history, content and cultural impact of all types of media along with an applied learning focus in areas such as print, radio, television and new media, and their specific tools and techniques. It also informs students about various technology, equipment and software involved in mass media. The duration of the course is three years and is divided into six equal semesters.

The Programme offers an insight to mass communication theories- history/models, Print Journalism, Advertising, Photography, Television and Radio Production and Writing, Convergent Journalism, Social Media, Public Relations, etc.

Programme Highlights

UGC-Approved Degree from a NAAC ‘A+’ Accredited university

Globally & Nationally Recognised Degree

Courses Designed with Industry Leaders & Experienced Faculty

Live & Recorded Lectures with 1,000+ Hours of Cutting-Edge Tutorials

Career Counselling & Placement Assistance

Top-tier Faculty & Real World Mentors

Interact and Collaborate with Peers and Faculty

Built-in Internship/Job opportunity with access to job portal with 300+ hiring partners

Admission Criteria


  • 10+2 with at least 50% marks in aggregate or its equivalent examination in any stream conducted by a recognized Board / University / Council in the aggregate OR 45% marks in 10+2 in any stream with at least 55% in English as the subject.


Career Prospects

  • Writer
  • Photojournalist
  • Newspaper Reporter
  • Editor
  • Content Writer

Introduction to Mass Communication

National & International Issues & Affairs

Fundamentals of Print Media

Media and Society

Universal Human Values,Ethics and Life

Mass Media Industry & Management

Media Laws & Ethics

Interview Principles & Practices

Mobile Journalism

Communication Skills

Fundamentals of TV Journalism

Fundamentals of Radio Journalism

Development Communication

Environmentals Science, Waste & Disaster Management

Universal Human Values,Ethics and Life Skills-2

Fundamentals of Public Relations

Fundamentals of Advertising

Digital Media

Media Literacy


Media Research

Investigation Journalism

Print Design & Visualization

Social Media Content & Marketing

Creative Advertising

Cultural Communication

Dynamics of Newsroom

Integrated Marketing Communication

Capstone Project

24 months


Real World Case Study

Quality Mentorship

About Chandigarh University Punjab

Chandigarh University Online, the cutting-edge online learning platform of Chandigarh University was created to equip the learners from around the world with an equal opportunity to attain tertiary education as it is available to any regular student with added convenience & flexibility through internet of things. As the technological advancements continue to take place each day, we continue to strengthen our platform for these learners and increase the accessibility of new concepts and emerging technologies for industry specialists and professionals in today’s progressive market landscape. We at CU Online not only prepare students for the complexity of digitalization but also condition them for the globally competitive knowledge-based economy.

Our futuristic online learning platform at CU Online provides students with added convenience, flexibility, and a better safety net to pursue tertiary education at a distance. Not only do we make learning valuable and successful when teaching virtually, we design and deliver globally recognized remote courses that emphasize work-ready experiential learning to expand professional development opportunities.

Programme Structure

Fee Structure

Total Fee

INR 1,35,000/-
Inclusive of all taxes

Fee Per Semester

INR 22,500/-
Inclusive of all taxes

No Cost EMI Available

  • Offering easy financing with no-cost EMI to help you effortlessly fund your education.

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