M.A. in Journalism, Journalism M.A.


Journalism is the craft of conveying news, descriptive material and comment through an ever-widening form of media. The forms of media are print media, web media and electronic media, which includes TV and radio both. In order to master this craft, people have to go through extensive and detailed study of the discipline. M.A. in Journalism is a master’s degree course offering specialization in any and every form of and medium of journalism. The course gives detailed idea of the different platforms, different styles and role of journalism in democracy and much more. In this upcoming and racy world, the course is getting restructured into being more jobs oriented and preparing its students for the “cut-throat” scenario.

Eligibility Criteria

In order to be eligible for this course, students or candidates must at least be graduates in any discipline from any respectable university. Moreover, some colleges demand students who must have had journalism at least as their pass subject during graduation.

Course Outlook

The course of M.A. in Journalism is of two year’s duration. These two years are divided into two semesters each. While, there are also a few colleges which have a three year program in this course.

Job Prospects

In simple words, people in this field land up with jobs in the press, the web, publishing, advertising, marketing, public relations, television and radio. But the fact is that it is not that simple as it looks on paper. The job of a journalist is very interesting as well as tiresome, very happening as well as stretchy. It has its positives along with the negatives like any other professions. But the life of a journalist, unlike others is always on the fast track.

Best Places to Pursue

Asian College of Journalism, Bengaluru

Indian Institute of Mass Communication, New Delhi

Amity University, Noida

NSHM Institute of Media and Communication, Kolkata

Pune University



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10 Responses to “M.A. in Journalism, Journalism M.A.”

  1. 10

    if a had not been passed in jounalism, otherwise i had passed in arts, what can i do after B.A…… IF ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE ?

  2. 9
    Firdaus jahan:

    I have completed one year of M.A in Mass Communication and Journalism from Marathwada university of Aurangabad, now I want to get admission in pune university for second year. So, will it be possible to change the university for second year easily?? now I & my friend want to do 2nd year from university of pune.plz inform me as early as possible.

  3. 8
    vikas yadav:

    plz provide me the syllabus of M.A journalism of amity university

  4. 7
    geetika gupta:

    i want to apply for journalism entrance exam before final year..may i do??

  5. 6

    please provide me the syllebus of entrence test in journalism and mass communication at calcutta univercity

  6. 5
    Bharat singh:

    i m doing pg diploma in mass comm from govt. Polytechnic Gzb.
    And i recquired m.a mass comm&M.J. entrence exam ka sllyabus or paper sets. M.j ke liye delhi Ncr main best colledge k name kye hai.

  7. 4

    i want become a news reader , i want know pg journnaliam courses and with know about colleges in kerala

  8. 3

    i want to know about the colleges offering ma in journalism/mass communication.i want to become a news reader and need to know about some good colleges.
    i am a graduate.and had english hons. and have done a certificate course in communicative english.

  9. 2

    Journalism M.A entrence test result

  10. 1

    dear sir
    i want the sample entrance exam papers . and the syllabus required for clearing the entrance exam.