Master of Science in Mass Communication & Journalism


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Course Overview

One of the greatest powers that prefer to linger in the shadows is the power of information, and Journalism is a profession to possess that power. Not only does Journalism provide with the power of knowledge, it also tests one’s ethics and independence. Journalism is not only about writing straight news stories, which can’t always strike as something exciting and creative, this profession allows the use of a great many talents and gifts one possesses. A Master in Journalism and Mass Communication is an exciting first step toward a career in this demanding and rewarding industry.

Those seeking a Master in Journalism and Mass Communication who are adventurers by nature might pursue a degree in Investigative and War Journalism. For photographers there is Photojournalism. For those, who like to stay tuned in for the latest scientific news, they can embrace the opportunities of Innovation and Science Journalism. There are also other branches to be explored with a Master in Journalism and Mass Communication, such as Online Journalism, Parachute Journalism, Video Game Journalism, and Celebrity and Social Journalism. Download Course Catalog.

Program Structure:

Course Code First Semester Courses Credit
MCJ 801 News Gathering Techniques 5
MCJ 802 Introduction to Mass Communication 5
MCJ 803 Media History 5
MCJ 804 International Affairs and Globalization of Media 5
MCJ 805 Language and Communication Skills 5
MCJ 806 Computer Fundamentals and Applications 5
Course Code Second Semester Courses Credit
MCJ 811 Social Science Issues 5
MCJ 812 News Management 5
MCJ 813 Concepts of Advertising 5
MCJ 814 Media Laws and Ethics 5
MCJ 815 Opinion Writing 5
MCJ 816 Basics of Development Support Communication 5
Course Code Third Semester Courses Credit
MCJ 821 Communication Theories 5
MCJ 822 Research Methods 5
MCJ 823 Fundamentals of Pubic Relation 5
MCJ 824 Broadcast and Visual Media 5
MCJ 825 Development Communication 5
MCJ 826 Magazine Journalism 5
Course Code Fourth Semester Courses Credit
MCJ 831 Advance Reporting 4
MCJ 832 Advance Sub-editing 4
MCJ 833 Radio and TV News Production 4
MCJ 834 Copy Writing 4
MCJ 835 Media Management 4
ENT 836 Entrepreneurship 5
MCJ 837 Master Thesis 5


Career Opportunities

Graduates of a mass communication master’s degree program have several career options. Some popular job titles include:

  • Reporter
  • Broadcast news analyst
  • Market research analyst
  • Advertising manager
  • Public relations manager


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