M.A. (Journalism and Mass Communication) program offered by School of Arts & Sciences, Kochi.  

Specialising in Video Production & Broadcasting

Duration : Two Years - Four Semesters
Eligibility : Graduation in any discipline with 50% marks.

Curriculum and Syllabus

PG General Subjects  Curriculum  Syllabus

Course of Study

Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3 Semester 4

Basics of Advertising

Broadcast and online Journalism Communication for Development Internship
Contemporary Media Scenario

Film Studies

Media Analysis Techniques

Comprehensive and Technical Viva-voce

Print Journalism and Writing

Media Ethics and Laws

New Media and Web Content

Project Work

Communication and Media Theories

Scriptwriting/ Writing for Broadcast Media Editing and Designing for Print  

Research Methodology for Communication and Media Studies

Amrita Values Programme Public Relations  

Print Journalism and Writing Practice

Photography Practice Lab II Elective  

Cultural Education

Audiography Practice Lab II

Critical Viewing and Reading Analysis Practice

Videography Practice Lab I

Videography Practice Lab II

News Casting, Anchoring and Programme Presentation Skills

Audiography Practice Lab I

Digital Video Editing

New Media and Web Content Lab

Graphic Design Lab I Graphic Design Lab II

Public Relations Campaign Practical


Photography Practice Lab I

Short Film Production (Fiction and Documentary) Lab.

Reporting, Editing and Lab Journal  
    Live-in-Labs# / Open Elective*  
    Video News Production with Mini Project  

ELECTIVE (Choose One)

Creative Expression in Regional Language
Photo Journalism
Science Communication
Open Electives Amrita Values Programme

Advanced Statistical Analysis for Research

Marketing Research

Message from Amma’s Life for the Modern World

Basics of PC Software

Media for Social Change

Lessons from the Ramayana

Computer Hardware and Networking

Media Management

Lessons from the Mahabharata

Consumer Protection Act

Object-Oriented Programming

Lessons from the Upanishads

Corporate Communication

Painting and Sculpture

Message of the Bhagavad Gita

Design Studies

Personal Finance

Life and Message of Swami Vivekananda

Disaster Management

Principles of Advertising

Life and Teachings of Spiritual Masters India

Essentials of Cultural Studies

Principles of Packaging

Insights into Indian Arts and Literature

Foundations of Mathematics

Scripting for Rural Broadcasting

Yoga and Meditation

Foundations of Quantum Mechanics

Social Media Website Awareness

Kerala Mural Art and Painting
Course on Organic Farming and

Glimpses of Life through Literature

Theatre Studies

Benefits of Indian Medicinal Systems

Information Technology in Banking

Writing for Technical Purposes

Temple Mural Arts in Kerala

Knowledge Management

Yoga and Personal Development

Organic Farming in Practice

Fundamentals of Legal Awareness


Ayurveda for Lifestyle Modification


Life Style and Therapy using Yoga

* 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.

You can join this program at
Postgraduate (PG)
School of Arts and Sciences