MA Mass Communication And Journalism | Purbanchal University

The MAMCJ course is launched by the Department of Mass Communication and Journalism (MCJ). This course is for those students who want to earn a proper degree with professional expertise and academic command in Mass Communication and Journalism.

Purbanchal University offers a 2 years master's program in the field of arts known as Master of Arts in mass communication and journalism which is divided into four semesters. This course involves the study of techniques, new equipments and methodologies used in mass communication and journalism field.

The students need to prepare a thesis which focuses on theoretical knowledge as well as social and political economic issues. The MAMCJ degree is a dependent means to produce skilled professionals, researchers and academicians. This course aims to establish experts in various disciplines of Mass Communication and Journalism.

List of MA Mass Communication And Journalism Colleges

Below is the list of colleges for MA Mass Communication And Journalism program under Purbanchal University in Nepal.

Objectives of MA Mass Communication And Journalism

The objectives of this course are mentioned below:

  • To enable students to gain knowledge of the theoretical concepts, communication skills and practical experiences necessary to have a successful media professional career.
  • Helps to perform important research projects regarding the context and impact of mass communication.
  • To enhance professional leadership skill, research ability and team work techniques in media institutions.
  • To train the students to professionally apply new technologies and equipment in mass media and journalism.
  • Helps the students to build up skills to establish their career as a journalist, communicator, leader, media personnel and media executive.

Admission Requirements in MA Mass Communication And Journalism


MA Mass Communication And Journalism Syllabus

Course Content SYLLABUS I Semester I 19 credits Mass Communication Theories and Practices Modem Journalism Principles and Trends Reporting/ Editing or Term Paper Electronic Media: History and Modem Trends Media Law Fundamentals of Information System Project I Semester II 19 Credits Mass Media Industry and Society News Products and Marketing Research in Mass Communication Advanced Electronic Media 3 3 0 0 Comparative Study of Nepalese Journalism in Nepal Advanced Concepts in Electronic Publications Project Work Semester III 18 Credits Mass Communication and Advertisement Mass Media and Public Relations Multimedia Application Internship SAARC- Media Practices and Institutions Broadcast Journalism / Print Journalism Project III Semester IV 15 credits 1. Media Management 2. Thesis or Term Paper on visual sectors of Media or Term Paper on Practical Projects of Audio. or visual or photo Journalism 3. Elective

First Semester

  • MCJ 501 MC: Mass Communication Theories and Practices
  • MCJ 502 JO: Modern Journalism: Principles and Trends
  • MCJ 503 MC: Reporting/Editing or Term Paper
  • MCJ 504 JOU: Electronic Media: History and Modern Trends
  • MCJ 505 MC: Media Law
  • MCJ 506 NUM: Fundamentals of Information System
  • MCJ 507: Project I

Second Semester

  • MCJ 521 MC: Mass Media Industry and Society
  • MCJ 522 MC: News Products Marketing
  • MCJ 523 MC: Research in Mass Communication
  • MCJ 524 MC: Advanced Electronic Media
  • MCJ 525 JOU : Comparative Study of the Media and Journalism in Nepal
  • MCJ 526 NUM: Advanced Concepts in Electronic Publication
  • MCJ 527: Project II: Institutional Profile Writing

Third Semester

  • MCJ 601 MC: Mass Communication and Advertisement
  • MCJ 602 JOU: Mass Media and Public Relations
  • MCJ 603 NUM: Multimedia application
  • MCJ 604 JOU: Internship
  • MCJ 605 MC: SAARC Media
  • MCJ 606 JOU: Print Journalism
  • MCJ 607 JOU: Broadcast Journalism
  • MCJ 608: Project III Case Study

Fourth Semester

  • MCJ 611 JOU: Media Management
  • MCJ 612 MC: Thesis
  • MCJ 613 MC: Elective I
  • MCJ 614 JOU: Elective II

Scope and Career Prospects

We all have seen a huge evolution in the field of media in recent years. We also know that Nepal lacks a lot behind in education and technology. This course enables students to apply Information and Technology extensively in the field of Mass Communication and Journalism. The theoretical information and the practical research help the students to work with equipment and professional media persons.

After working in the thesis, the graduates will be able to work as media critics, analysts and communication researchers. The students will learn the use of mass media to relay information to the huge population in an effective way. Mass media may be television, radio, newspaper, magazines, advertising, books, etc. As it directly affects the attitude, emotion and opinion of the people drawing information, the person must be professional and capable enough to solve problems if arises.

The information to be delivered is collected by journalists. It can be ideas, facts, or news of some heartwarming or heart wrecking events occurring on the day. As mass communication and journalism is interrelated and plays a vital role in the development of the country, this master's degree course enables individual to pursue a career in this field with in-depth knowledge and brilliant aptitude.

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