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MA Mass Communication

Program Overview

Areas: Print Media, Electronic Media, Advertising, Public Relations, New Media, Production, Writing and Copy-Editing, 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  Course Code Credit Hrs.
      Radio Journalism and Production  MCM-601 3
      Communication Skills  MCM-524 3
      Introduction to Communication  JOUR-1103 3
      Introduction to Digital Media  MCM-523 3
      Introduction To Public Relations  MCM-522 3
      Television Production 1  MCM-607 3
         Total 18
    • Semester II

      Course Title Course Code  Credit Hrs.
      International Communication  MCM-605 3
      Media Laws  MCM-612 3
      Magazine Journalism   MCM-636 3
      Multimedia Arts  MCM-503 3
      Reporting  MCM-503 3
      Television Production Techniques  MCM-626 3
         Total 18
    • Semester III

      Course Title Course Code  Credit Hrs.
      Development Communication  MCM-606 3
      TV News  MCM-604 3
      Research Methodology  MCM-608 3
      Media Management Marketing  MCM-623 3
      Opinion/Editorial Writing
       MCM-538 3
      Introduction To Advertising  MCM-647 3
         Total 18
    • Semester IV

      Course Title  Course Code Credit Hrs.
      Journalism in Global Context  MCM-507 3
      Media Entrepreneurship  JOU-420 3
      New Media & Convergence Journalism  MCM-634 3
      Current Affairs & Production  MCM-642 3
      Or Two optional courses
      1.Communication & Public opinion (Optional)
      2.Community Journalism (Optional)


         Total 18
  • Degree Requirement

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

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