Master of Arts (Journalism & Mass Communication)

Pursue higher education in Journalism and Mass Communication with this UGC entitled online Master of Arts degree. Enroll today to build your career in broadcasting, print/digital media or to start your own business.

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Accredited by
  • University Grants Commission
    Recognised University
  • 24 Months
    Recommended 30 Hrs/Week
  • Hiring Partners
  • Jul 1, 2022
    Batch Start Date
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  • Syllabus
  • Benefits
  • Careers
  • Admission Process
  • Program Fee
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Programme Overview

Key Highlights

  • Get a Master's Degree in Journalism & Mass Communication
  • Learn Flexibly from Home
  • 6 month internship as part of last semester
  • Top Class Faculty & Instructors
  • Recorded lectures & live sessions
  • Personality Development Coaching

“In this era of cut-throat competition, we equip ourselves with the latest teaching pedagogies to facilitate advanced learning. We render a curriculum designed by industry and academic experts and to make our students industry-ready. With our top-notch industry-academia interface, we prepare our students to excel in their respective careers.”
- Satnam Sandhu, Chancellor

Programme Curriculum

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

  • Top Subjects You Will Learn
    Reporting and Editing, Communications theories and Models, Television Journalism, Radio Journalism, Public Relations Campaign, Digital Media and Marketing and Introduction to Film Studies
  • Job Opportunities
    TV Correspondent, News Editor, Journalists, Event managers, Media researcher, Screenwriter, Film Director, News Anchor, Proofreader, Corporate Communications
  • Who Is This Programme For?
    TV Correspondent, News Editor, Journalists, Event Managers, Media Researcher, Screenwriter, Film Director, News Anchor, Proofreader, Corporate Communications/Public Relations.
  • Minimum Eligibility
    A person with a bachelor’s degree in any stream from a recognized university is eligible for admission


Learn more about why this degree can help you upskill for today’s professional environments, the subjects you will learn, course credits and much more.  

*English will be the only medium of instruction.

  • Semester I
    • 20 Credits
  • Semester II
    • 23 Credits
  • Semester III
    • 19 Credits
  • Semester IV
    • 18 Credits
  • 300+
    Hours of Content
  • 15+
    Case Studies and Projects
  • 30+
    Live Sessions
  • 30
  • Desired Learning Outcomes
    Career opportunities
    • 6 month internship as part of last semester
    • Complete Placement Assistance with free soft skills & aptitude coaching, interview prep & resume building
    • Free Access to Job Portal with 5000+ openings/month from third semester
    • Guidance sessions from industry mentors provided from third semester
    Learning edge over others
    • Opportunity to earn free certifications in business analytics, entrepreneurship, digital marketing during the course
    • Get 1 month free content access of upGrad Jeet from third semester
    Hands on Projects
    • Choose between hands on projects on Print Media Design Challenge or Multimedia Production Challenge in last semester
    • Support elements like webinars, templates, revision modules and demo videos for the duration of the projects
  • 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

upGrad Career Impact

Career Counselling
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Resume Feedback
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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 second year
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Admission Process

Programme Fee
INR 1,00,000
Learners can pay by year or semester. Easy financing options available.
  • Annual Payment: INR 50,000 * 2 (Annual Payment * 2 years) = INR 1,00,000
  • Sem-wise Payment: INR 25,000 * 4 (Sem-wise payment * 4 Semesters) = INR 1,00,000

Empowering learners of tomorrow

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 your doubts resolved with Teaching Assistants
  • Get mentorship from industry experts
  • Get access to anytime online learning
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