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MA Mass Communication

Program Overview

Areas: Print media, electronic media, advertising, public relations, new media, production, writing and copyediting, development communication, mass media research

Duration: Two years, 4 semesters

Credits: 72

Career Paths: Journalist, Reporter, Radio/TV Broadcaster, News Anchor, Communication Expert, Public Relations Officer, Magazine Writer, Graphic Designer, Advertiser

  • Program Description

    This two years (four semesters) program is aimed at introducing students to mass communication theories and practice as well as providing them with skills and techniques to become professional journalists and communication specialists.

  • Admission Requirement

    • BA/BSc from any recognized university at least in 2nd Division or CGPA 2.0
    • Written / aptitude test
    • Interview

    Note: Students awaiting their BA/BSc results may apply for admission at BNU. Selected candidates will be granted provisional admission only, which may be regularized after they have been declared successful and meet the admission requirements of the university.

  • Courses

    • Semester I

      Course Title Credit Hrs.
      Radio Journalism 3
      Communication Skills 3
      Introduction to Communication 3
      Intro to Digital Media 3
      Introduction To Public Relations 3
      TV Production 1 3
    • Semester II

      Course Title Credit Hrs.
      International Communication 3
      Media Laws And Ethics 3
      Magazine Journalism Sec B 3
      Multimedia Arts 3
      Reporting 3
      Television Production 3
    • Semester III

      Course Title Credit Hrs.
      Development Communication 3
      TV News 3
      Research Methodology 3
      Media Management and Marketing 3
      Editorial, Feature& Column Writing ( Urdu & English) 3
      Introduction To Advertising 3
    • Semester IV

      Course Title Credit Hrs.
      Journalism in Global Context 3
      Media Entrepreneurship 3
      Current Affairs & Production 3
      Communication & Public opinion (Optional) 3
      Community Journalism (Optional) 3
      Thesis 6
  • Degree Requirement

    Successful completion of 72 credit hours of course work along with thesis.

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