BA in Journalism and Mass Communication

BA in Journalism and Mass Communication

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Bachelor in Mass Communication & Journalism (BA/MCJ) is a 3 years, 6 semester course of Purbanchal University. This program enables students to appreciate and discuss the importance of studying journalism and mass communication in relation to mass media. They will be able to apply mass communication principles and have insight into communication issues through application in the practical fields.

Students gain insight into the history, laws and ethical issues of media functioning, including management and organization understanding of news operation and editing and identify major trends in national and global media, raise issues with information flow system and define systems that govern the role and operation of journalism activity.

 

Eligibility

Eligibility: PCL / 10+2 in any discipline

Admission time: Ashoj every year

Job Prospects

Career in journalism and mass communication is a prestigious profession as well as a highly paid one.

Journalist plays a major role in the development of a nation. It is through them that we get information about daily happenings in the society. The purpose of journalism itself is to inform and interpret, educate and enlighten the people.

The opportunities for journalists are endless and at the same time the job has become more challenging, as the new world is proving the adage that “the pen (and the camera) is mightier than the sword.”; Simple reporting of events is no more sufficient, more specialization and professionalism in reporting is required. They can find employment with newspapers, periodicals and magazines, government information service, press information bureau, websites, Radio channels and TV channels.

Curricular Structure

Curriculum: Bachelor in Mass Communication and Journalism: Purbanchal University

First Semester

Subject Code

Subject

Credit Hours

Course Type

Full Mark

University

Evaluation

Theory

Practical

Internal

BAMCJ 1101

Introduction to Journalism and Mass Communication

3

Core

100

80

-

20

BAMCJ 1102

News Reporting I

3

Core

100

60

20

20

BAMCJ 1103

Compulsory Nepali I

3

Applied

100

80

-

20

BAMCJ 1104

Compulsory English II

3

Applied

100

80

-

20

BAMCJ 1105

Introduction to Literature

3

Core

100

80

-

20

BAMCJ 1106

Interpersonal Communication

3

Core

100

60

20

20

Second Semester

Subject Code

Subject

Credit Hours

Course Type

Full Mark

University

Evaluation

Theory

Practical

Internal

BAMCJ 1201

History of Mass Communication

3

Core

100

80

-

20

BAMCJ 1202

Conflict Resolution and Peace Communication

3

Core

100

80

-

20

BAMCJ 1203

Compulsory Nepali II

3

Applied

100

80

-

20

BAMCJ 1204

Compulsory English II

3

Applied

100

80

-

20

BAMCJ 1205

Radio Journalism

3

Core

100

20

20

20

BAMCJ 1206

Essays, Short Story and Fiction

3

Applied

100

80

-

20

BAMCJ 1207

Language I (Elective French or Chinese)

3

Applied

100

60

20

20

Third Semester

Subject Code

Subject

Credit Hours

Course Type

Full Mark

University

Evaluation

Theory

Practical

Internal

BAMCJ 2301

News Reporting II

3

Core

100

80

-

20

BAMCJ 2302

Advertising and Marketing Communication

3

Core

100

60

20

20

BAMCJ 2303

Basic of Photojournalism

3

Core

100

60

20

20

BAMCJ 2304

Media in Conflict Management

3

Core

100

80

-

20

BAMCJ 2305

Basic of Media Research

3

Core

100

80

-

20

BAMCJ 2306

Radio Program Production Techniques-II

3

Core

100

60

20

20

BAMCJ 2307

Language II (Elective French or Chinese)

3

Applied

100

60

20

20

Fourth Semester

Subject Code

Subject

Credit Hours

Course Type

Full Mark

University

Evaluation

Theory

Practical

Internal

BAMCJ 2401

Socio Linguistics and Discourse Analysis

3

Applied

100

80

-

20

BAMCJ 2402

Disaster Management

3

Applied

100

80

-

20

BAMCJ 2403

Human Rights and Democracy

3

Applied

100

80

-

20

BAMCJ 2404

Regional Conflict

3

Applied

100

80

-

20

BAMCJ 2405

Investigative Journalism

3

Core

100

80

-

20

BAMCJ 2406

Sociology I

3

Applied

100

60

20

20

BAMCJ 2407

Language III (Elective French or Chinese)

3

Applied

100

60

20

20

Fifth Semester

Subject Code

Subject

Credit Hours

Course Type

Full Mark

University

Evaluation

Theory

Practical

Internal

BAMCJ 3501

News Writing and Editing

3

Core

100

60

20

20

BAMCJ 3502

Media and Security Organization

3

Applied

100

80

-

20

BAMCJ 3503

Media and Gender

3

Applied

100

80

-

20

BAMCJ 3504

Media and National Defense

3

Applied

100

80

-

20

BAMCJ 3505

Web Technology

3

Applied

100

80

-

20

BAMCJ 3506

Sociology II

3

Applied

100

80

-

20

BAMCJ 3507

Language IV

3

Applied

100

60

20

20

Sixth Semester

Subject Code

Subject

Credit Hours

Course Type

Full Mark

University

Evaluation

Theory

Practical

Internal

BAMCJ 3601

Media Law

3

Applied

100

80

-

20

BAMCJ 3602

English Poetry

3

Applied

100

80

-

20

BAMCJ 3603

Environment Journalism

3

Core

100

80

-

20

BAMCJ 3604

Social Media and Modern Practices

3

Core

100

100

-

0

BAMCJ 3605

Right to Information

3

Core

100

80

-

20

BAMCJ 3606

Media and Communication

3

Applied

100

80

-

20

BAMCJ 3607

Language V (Elective French or Chinese)

3

Applied

100

60

20

20

Seventh Semester

Subject Code

Subject

Credit Hours

Course Type

Full Mark

University

Evaluation

Theory

Practical

Internal

BAMCJ 4701

TV Program Production

3

Core

100

60

20

20

BAMCJ 4702

Film Studies

3

Core

100

80

-

20

BAMCJ 4703

Development journalism

3

Core

100

80

-

20

BAMCJ 4704

Advanced Photo and Visual Communication

3

Core

100

60

20

20

BAMCJ 4705

Media Management

3

Core

100

80

-

20

BAMCJ 4706

English for Journalism

3

Applied

100

80

-

20

Eighth Semester

Subject Code

Subject

Credit Hours

Course Type

Full Mark

University

Evaluation

Theory

Practical

Internal

BAMCJ 4801

Rural Tourism

3

Applied

100

80

-

-

BAMCJ 4802

Contemporary Issues in Media Communication

3

Applied

100

80

-

-

BAMCJ 4803

Media Literacy

3

Applied

100

80

-

-

BAMCJ 4804

Constitutional Evolution in Nepal

3

Applied

100

80

-

-

BAMCJ 4805

Media and Self Regulation

3

Core

100

60

20

20

BAMCJ 4806

Internship

3

Core

100

-

100

-