Post Graduate Programme (for Boys & Girls)

M.A. (Journalism and Mass Communication) - 2 Years - 4 Semesters

Specialising in Video Production and Broadcasting


TWO Years - FOUR Semesters

Graduation in any discipline with 50% marks.

Subject to Approval by the Academic council.
Semester 1
Basics of Advertising
Contemporary Media Scenario
Print Journalism and Writing
Communication and Media Theories
Research Methodology for Communication and Media Studies
Print Journalism and Writing Practice
Cultural Education
Audiography Practice Lab I
Photography Practice Lab I
Videography Practice Lab I
Graphic Design Lab I

Semester 2
Broadcast and online Journalism
Film Studies
Media Ethics and Laws
Scriptwriting/ Writing for Broadcast Media
Amrita Values Programme
Audiography Practice Lab II
Photography Practice Lab II
Videography Practice Lab II
Digital Video Editing
Graphic Design Lab II
Short Film Production (Fiction and Documentary) Lab.

Semester 3
Communication for Development
Media Analysis Techniques
New Media and Web Content
Editing and Designing for Print
Public Relations
Critical Viewing and Reading Analysis Practice
News Casting, Anchoring and Programme Presentation Skills
New Media and Web Content Lab
Public Relations Campaign Practical
Reporting, Editing and Lab Journal
Live-in-Labs# / Open Elective*
Video News Production with Mini Project

Semester 4
Comprehensive and Technical Viva-voce
Project Work
Electives (Choose One)
Creative Expression in Regional Language
Photo Journalism
Science Communication
* One Open Elective course is to be taken by each student, in the third semester, from the list of Open electives offered by the School.

# Students undertaking and registering for a Live-in-Lab project, can be exempted from registering for an Open Elective course in the third semester.

Electives listed above are only indicative. Actual Offering will depend on the number of students registering for the courses and availability of faculty.

School Administration reserves the right to modif y the subjects / curriculum / detailed syllabus as per the topical needs or changes in trends of the academic stream or industry requirements.

* One of the electives can be a Live-in-labs project done over a period of two semesters.