Your Career after Mass Communication Studies

Your Career after Mass Communication Studies

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Updated on Feb 7, 2013 11:29 IST

Career in Mass Communication

Media is the most powerful weapon for shaping and cultivating public opinion. While some acknowledge it as a medium of revolution, others state it a medium of spreading awareness. Print, Radio, TV and Online - all the mediums are booming at this time with information and job opportunities.

Students who wish to make a career in this field can choose from these popular programmes in the discipline -

Undergraduate Programmes:

  • BSc in Mass communication
  • BA (H) Jounalism
  • Bachelors of Mass Media and Mass Communication
  • BA in Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Diploma in visual communication
  • Diploma in advertising and PR
  • Certificate courses in event management

Postgraduate Programmes:

  • MA in Mass Communication
  • MSc in Mass Communication
  • PG diploma in Mass Communication
  • PG diploma in advertising
  • PG diploma in PR
  • PG deiploma in media studies
  • Film Studies courses
  • MA in Convergent Journalism

 Eligibility:

Minimum eligibility for a Bachelor degree is 10+2. Often, most universtities/ colleges offering media programmes have entrance exam to shortlist students. For postgraduate courses a bachelors degree is required. For one-year certificate courses eligibility is 10+2. Students contemplating a career in media must have excellent communication skills and smart personas.

Skills and Remuneration

Students wishing to pursue a career in this sector must be creative, dynamic, and enterprising with a flair to project his/her ideas, thoughts, observations through different mediums of communication. With everything going digital, job opportunities as well as remuneration are being redefined everyday.

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Mahesh Kunta

8 years ago

Will MA in Mass comm help me pursue a career as a film maker ? if yes then how ?

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Yash Arora

9 years ago

Thanks for sharing this useful info. I'm too interested in this field and planning to do BA in Journlism and Mass Communication from UTM University. Its pretty good university of North India and I'm quite hopeful about doing this course from there. I just want to know kind of job profiles I can app

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MEGHA ROY

2014-03-24 22:47:10

I am in 2nd year doing English(hons) and I want to pursue Masters in JOURNALISM and MASS COMMUNICATION, which are the best institution in India?. And what is the career perspective in it? Is there any better scope for pursuing event management or tourism here?

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mk vignesh

2014-03-03 21:35:40

I am finished b.sc.,biotech, but i like to continue my higher studies in mass communication is it possible for me can i do master degree in mass commu.

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SHINI S STEPHEN

2013-08-10 08:50:25

Is there any mass communication colleges in kerala i want more details about it

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Davesh Singh

2013-12-01 19:37:39

Aspiring journalism and mass comm students like u should also read these two excellent book and the guide written for them: "Nuances of Journalistic Writings" (by Raza Elahi, a sr journalist; Rs 126; free home delivery) and "Media Hive's Journalism & Mass Communication Entrance Exam e-Guide" (Rs 100

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Davesh Singh

2013-12-01 19:37:08

Aspiring journalism and mass comm students like u should also read these two excellent book and the guide written for them: "Nuances of Journalistic Writings" (by Raza Elahi, a sr journalist; Rs 126; free home delivery) and "Media Hive's Journalism & Mass Communication Entrance Exam e-Guide" (Rs 100

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