Online MA In Journalism & Mass Communication Jain University Bangalore

Course Duration

2 years

Admission Open

For JAN'23 Batch

Application Date

Closing Soon



Session Duration

15-20 Hrs/Wk

Programme Overview

Journalism as a career is prestigious and challenging. A journalist plays a key role in disseminating news from all walks of life. Journalists play a key role in nation-building as up-to-date news and information are important in today’s connected world for any informed decision.

Even the new world has sufficiently validated the old saying ‘the pen is mightier than the sword’, so we see our world continuing to offer various career opportunities in journalism.

Today, reporting news requires far more creativity, domain knowledge, specialization, and communication skills. Mastery in the field of journalism provides a competitive edge when working in an evolving world of media and communications. One can nurture all these only through a well-curated program with a relevant curriculum. The online journalism program includes the study of community media, editorial practices, media laws and ethics, radio, and television production and news media studies which will help to convey information to the audience.

With an in-depth and critical understanding of media, advertising, and public relations, this course ensures career opportunities as correspondents, columnists, journalists, news analysts, public relations officers and digital media professionals to name a few.

Programme Highlights

Career Counseling and Placement Assistance

World-class faculty and instructors

Exposure to new job opportunities

Free Access to LinkedIn Learning and UCA advantage

UGC entitled MA degree in future-ready specialization Journalism and Mass Communication

A host of Skill Enhancement and Ability Enhancement Courses in addition to Core Courses

Industry aligned dissertation for on-the-job experience

Latest study material and industry-relevant curriculum designed by subject matter experts

Admission Criteria


  • Pass in an Undergraduate (Bachelor) Program of a minimum duration of Three (3) years in any stream from a UGC recognized University, with a
    minimum aggregate of 50% or an equivalent letter/numerical grade. A relaxation of 5% shall be given to SC/ST candidates.
  • Candidates who are in the final semester of the Bachelor Program are also eligible to apply.


Career Prospects


History of Media
Introduction to Journalism
Communication Theories and Practices
New Media Studies and Digital Journalism
Advertising: Theory and Practice

Public Relations
Editorial Practices
News Reporting
Media Laws and Ethics
Corporate Communications

Radio and Television Production: Theory and Practice
Print Media: Theory and Practice
Media and Gender
Audio Visual Communication
Communication Research
Open Elective Course

Development Communication
Film and Documentary Appreciation
Media Management
Media and Culture Studies
Cross-Functional Elective Course
Dissertation / Project *

Recorded lectures

Live sessions with faculty and industry experts

Doubt-solving sessions

Networking with peers

JAIN Online is offering UGC Entitled Online Degree Programs for UG and PG specializations. It ranges between 2 to 3 years of full-time degree programs that are completely online and the certification are recognized by all the major organizations all over the world.

About Jain University Bangalore

JAIN (Deemed-to-be University) ranked among the top universities in India and considered a cerebral destination for students across the world with NAAC ‘A’ Accredited  in particular, University is  a hub for learning in every sense of the word. The University offers a conducive environment for learning, be it academically or through extracurricular activities. Known for its emphasis on education, entrepreneurship, research and sports, JAIN (Deemed-to-be University) has some of the best minds in the educational and research fields, and centers that inspire entrepreneurship and groundbreaking work to simplify and manage life better.
What makes the University different is its outlook towards life, its values and beliefs. Its ever-evolving and open-minded system and quest for continued success and resilience, has made it one of the top universities in India.

Programme Structure

Fee Structure

Total Fee

INR ₹80,000/-
Inclusive of all taxes

Fee Per Semester

INR ₹20,000/-
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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