About BA Journalism and Mass Communication


With the growth of the digital media and the various digital platforms, mass communication and journalism has taken a brawl of great significance in the social, economic and political lives of the people. Parul University’s Faculty of Arts, offers a three year bachelors degree program in Journalism and Mass Communication which endeavours to impart within the students the relevant knowledge and understanding regarding journalism. The program is strategically designed to develop the analytical, logical and interpretive skills of the students so as to understand and relate to the modern and current practices in the nation and the world at large. The Faculty of Arts centres on developing and nurturing the students in the mannerisms and ethics required for the journalism profession to ensure a transparent delivery of information. As a way of promoting and developing the practical skills of the students, the faculty is equipped with state of art facilities such as recording and interview platforms, news and journal publishing, and language labs. The program maintains a position of great significance as journalists play the pivotal role of conveying information and shaping the minds of the people within the society. The students receive guidance and training from an elite league of faculties and experts who nurture the students in the various industry based ways of journalism. Beyond the scope of the curriculum, the program goes on to shape the interpersonal and communication skills of the students in preparation of their career in journalism and mass communication.

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BA Journalism and Mass CommunicationProgram Outcomes


Why Study BA Journalism and Mass Communication

Journalism plays a role of vital significance in the shaping of people's understanding through the sharing and conveying of relevant information and news. The program develops individuals who are skilled and trained in the art of writing, analyzing and interpreting relevant information in an effective manner to ensure the highest level of transparency and awareness within the society and the community. With the digital era continuously growing, there is a wide pool of talent in journalism which has opened up avenues of opportunities for the journalist.
Journalist

Journalist

An ability to understand various social dynamics and deliver relevant news and information essential for public benefit.

Public relations specialist

An ability to work and adapt to various social dynamics and geographic landscapes while dealing with people from various cultural and national backgrounds.

Public relations specialist
Reporter

Reporter

An ability to develop effective interview skills, logical and analytical precepts in the context of various subjects and topics.

Social media specialist

An ability to develop counselling skills, interpersonal abilities and communication skills which are required for the smooth navigation of the industry.

Social media specialist
Communications Officer

Communications Officer

An ability to acquire mannerism and ethics which are essential for the field and the effective conduct of the regulations.

Duration: 3 years (Semester System)


affiliation

Affiliation

Constituent College of Parul University

eligibility

Eligibility Criteria

The candidate shall have passed HSC examination in Science or Arts or Commerce stream conducted by Gujarat Board or any other recognized Examination Board.

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Mode of Admission

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BA Journalism and Mass Communication feesFees

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BA Journalism and Mass Communication

₹ 53,000/- Annually*

* Tuition Fees may vary depending on the Country/ State in which the candidate has passed their qualifying examination.

BA Journalism and Mass Communication CurriculumCurriculum

Introduction to Mass Communication

History of Mass Media

Mass Media and Society

Introduction to Media, Politics, and Economy

Communication Skills-I

Communication Skills-II

Environmental Science and Studies

Learning Life Skills

Professional Ethics and Human Values

Basics of Computer Applications

Allied Elective-1 (Compulsory Subjects:2) Allied Elective-1 (Compulsory Subjects:2)

General Elective-1 (Compulsory Subjects :1)

General Elective-1 (Compulsory Subjects :1)

French 1

French 2

German 2

German 2

 

History of Mass Media

Development Communication

Developing the Art of Writing for Print Media

Folk Media and Theatre

Communication Skills-III

Mass media & Society

Critical Thinking

Communication Skills-IV

Current trends in Print Media & Analyzing news articles

Project on Development Communication

Print Media: Reporting & Editing

Media Marketing

French 3

 

German 3

 
Hindi  

Gujarati

 

 

Communication Theories Media Law and Media Policies

Public Relations

Basics of Television Production

Advertising

Television ±Program Format

Radio Journalism

Photojournalism
Project 1 - Propaganda

project on Broadcast Journalism

Enhancing Employability Skills-I

Enhancing Employability Skills-II

Project on Public Relations

Core Elective-1 (Compulsory Subjects :1)

Project on Advertising

Developing the Art of Analysing and Reviewing Films

 

Project on Photojournalism

 

BA Journalism and Mass Communication Curriculum Practical Resources


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Language Laboratory

The faculty of arts focuses in the overall development and one of the major skills required in this field is the ability of students to adapt to various social dynamics of the students

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Computer Lab

The computer lab provides students hands-on experience in various software with high-speed internet access. Students get aware of the basics of computer which

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