Master of Arts in Communication & Journalism
University of Mumbai

This 2 Year post graduate programme equips learners with the basics of communication and journalism, with the latest industry-relevant curriculum.
It trains learners on the role of communication and covers a wide array of media types.

Intro Video
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    NIRF 2020
  • Established in 1857
  • 2 Years
  • Overview
  • Program Values
  • Instructors
  • Syllabus
  • Benefits
  • Careers
  • Admission Process
  • Programme Fee

Programme Overview

Key Highlights

  • Get a Master's Degree in Communication & Journalism
  • 6 Months In-built Internship
  • Top Class Faculty and Instructors
  • Additional Certifications (SILP, BA)
  • Offered in English, Hindi & Marathi
  • Learn Flexibly from Home
  • Top Subjects You Will Learn
    Writing and Editing Original Content, Producing Digital Content, End-to-end scriptwriting , Reporting and writing features, Researching, Understanding Character Development, Understanding Filmmaking Fundamentals.
  • Job Opportunities
    TV Correspondant, News Editor, Journalists, Event Managers, Media Researcher, Screenwriter, Film Director, News Anchor, Proofreader, Corporate Communications/Public Relations.
  • Who is this Programme for?
    This programme is for anyone interested in entering the News, Radio and TV journalism; Advertising & PR or teaching domains.
  • Minimum Eligibility
    Graduation from any recognised university is mandatory. Great communication skills are a bonus.


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In Semester III, you can choose 5 electives out of a total of 20 diverse options for a total of 30 credits.

*The university reserves the right to edit the syllabus at a later date based on academic requirements.

  • Semester I
    • 24 Credits
  • Semester II
    • 24 Credits
  • Semester III
    • 30 Credits
  • Semester IV
    • 22 Credits
  • 6
    Months Inbuilt Internship
  • 1
  • 3
    Personalised Learning Tracks
  • 20
  • 30
    Learning Hours/Week
Programme Curriculum

Get a detailed breakdown of courses per semester, credits and our personalised learning tracks.

  • Personalised Outcomes
    Job Track
    • 6 months internship in 2nd year.
    • Soft skills & aptitude coaching with interview preparation and resume building.
    • Access to job portal with 5000+ openings every month.
    • Personalised career advice from industry mentors.
    Self-Employment Track
    • 6 months live business project.
    • Certification from Government of India's Start Up India Learning Programme.
    • Access to upGrad's Entrepreneurship Programme with a chance to network and learn from industry leaders.
    Competitive Exam Track
    • Prepare for exams with upGrad recommended coaching partners while you get a degree.
    • Get career assistance up-to three years after graduating from the programme.
    • Get aptitude and soft skills training & personalised mentorship after 1st year.
  • Q&A Forum
    • Timely doubt resolution by peers and Teaching Assistants on the Q&A forum Personalised feedback on assignments and case studies.
    Teaching Assistant Support
    • Live sessions 4 times a week with Teaching Assistants for doubt solving.
  • Language Options
    You can pursue this program in 3 languages - English, Hindi & Marathi

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    Career Counselling
    Get personalised career pathing from experts to chart out the best opportunities.
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    Resume Feedback
    Obtain specific, personalised inputs on your resume structure and content.
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    Interview Preparation
    Receive one-on-one mock interviews conducted by industry mentors and detailed feedback after an interview.
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    Internship Opportunity
    Get an opportunity to receive 6 months on-job training after completing your first year.
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    Admission Process

    Please note - Admissions will be based on successful verification of documents and the eligibility criteria.

    Program Fee
    INR 1,00,000 (incl. taxes)
    Learners can pay by year or semester. Easy financing options available.
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    • Annual Payment: INR 50,000*2 (Annual payment * 2 Years) = INR 1,00,000
    • Sem-wise Payment: INR 27,500 * 4 (Sem-wise payment * 4 Semesters) = INR 1,10,000

    Empowering learners of tomorrow

    Over 2,300 students have completed this course and started working at their dream job, whats stopping you?

    What's Included in the Price
    • Get a Master's Degree.
    • Get access to latest, industry-relevant course curriculum.
    • Get taught by top faculty.
    • Get associated with the prestigious University of Mumbai.
    • Get your doubts resolved with Teaching Assistants.
    • Get mentorship from industry experts.