Humanities and Social Sciences
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: PCL / 10+2 in any discipline
Admission time: Ashoj every year
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.
Curriculum: Bachelor in Mass Communication and Journalism: Purbanchal University
|Semester and Course||Semester and Course|
Introduction to Journalism and Mass Communication
Introduction to Literature
Broadcast Journalism -I
History of Mass Communication.
Essay, Short Story, Fiction
Advertising & Marketing Communications
Broadcast Journalism - II
Basics of Media Research
Media Laws and Regulations
Socio Linguistic and Discourse Analysis
Broadcast Journalism -III
Regional Conflict and Media
Basics of Photo Journalism
Media and Security Organizations
Advanced Photo and Visual Journalism
Media about Human Rights and Democracy
Journalism Issues, Practices and Media Writing
Judicial Information and Justice System
Development Journalism and
Public Communication Journalism
Television Program Production
English for Journalism
Role of Media in Conflict Management