Master of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication MAJMC IGNOU
The aim of the Master’s Degree in Journalism & Mass Communication is to develop skilled human resources in media and communication with a holistic appreciation of media as a tool for change and development. The programme will help the learner to develop competencies and professional skills to avail of employment opportunities
in media sectors. It will upgrade the knowledge and skills of those who are working in media organizations without appropriate formal training to upgrade their knowledge and competencies.
IGNOU MAJMC Eligibility: The learners should have a Bachelors’s Degree in any discipline. They should have access to computers, the Internet and basic knowledge of word processing (for creating word documents and communicating through the Internet for sending and receiving emails, browsing sites, etc.).
The medium of Instruction: English
IGNOU MAJMC Duration: Minimum 2 years and Maximum 5 years; offered in both January & July cycle of admissions.
IGNOU MAJMC Fee Structure: Rs. 25,000/- for full programme
The MA (JMC) programme is modular in nature in which to earn 64 credits, the learner will have to complete 32 credits each year. There is a provision for the lateral exit for those who do not wish to continue after one year and such students shall be awarded Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism & Mass Communication. Credit transfer will be allowed to those who have completed similar courses from other recognized institutions, as per University norms for lateral entry. The distribution of courses is as given below:
The following is the programme structure. All the courses are compulsory.
|Course Code||Title of the Course||Credits||Download|
|MJM 20||Introduction to Journalism and Mass Communication||4|
|MJM 21||Reporting Techniques||4|
|MJM 22||Writing and Editing for Print Media||4|
|MJM 23||Broadcast and Online Journalism||4|
|MJM 24||Media and Society||4|
|MJM 25||Media Ethics and Laws||4|
|MJML 20||Practical: Print and Online||4|
|MJML 21||Practical: Audiovisual||4|
|MJM 26||Print Media||4|
|MJM 27||Electronic Media||4|
|MJM 28||Digital Media||4|
|MJM 29||Advertising and Public Relations||4|
|MJM 30||Communication and Media Studies||4|
|MJM 31||Communication Research Methods||4|
|MJML 22||Practical (Research Methodology)||4|
|MJMP 20||Major Project Work||4|