Master of Arts (M.A)in Journalism and Mass Communication - CMS
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Master of Arts (J&M)

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Master of Arts (Journalism and Mass Communication)

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The program in mass communication has a multi – pronged approach towards subjects like print, broadcast, video, graphics, film, and new - age media. The expansive, vital and rapidly changing roles of Mass Communication are covered in great depth. Students will burgeon into knowledgeable individuals, capable of rationally analyzing complex issues and productively occupying media related positions.

Program Code

041

Course Code

4110

Program Curriculum

Semester I

  • Communication & Media Theories
  • International Communication & Global Media Politics
  • Advertising & PR
  • Photojournalism
  • Print Media
  • Software Training

Semester II

  • Audio visual Communication
  • Emerging Media
  • Media Research Project
  • Development Journalism
  • Media Laws
  • Audio visual Software

Semester III

  • Cyber Culture
  • Data Journalism
  • Advanced Media Research and Project Work
  • Open Elective

  • Social Media Marketing
  • Story telling for Digital Media
  • Core Elective

  • Media Management & Digital Entrepreneurship
  • Advanced Journalistic Writing
  • Specialization Elective

  • Web 5.0
  • TV & Documentary Production
  • Theatre & Performing Arts

Semester IV

  • Media and Culture
  • Film Studies
  • Mobile & 360 Journalism

    Core Elective

  • Writing for Media
  • Dominant Streams of Media

    Core Elective

  • Integrated Marketing Communication
  • Digital Media Publishing

    Elective

  • Digital Film Making
  • Graphic Design and E-Content
  • Advanced Photography

Curriculum Feature

  • Specializations from 3rd semester onwards- students will specialize in any one of the following disciplines -
    Print Media, Radio & Television, Advertising and Public Relations. Students under each specialization will be
    put through latest industry-relevant training
  • Training in media software- Adobe Indesign (Print), ProTools (Sound) and Final Cut Pro (Television)
  • Well-equipped print and layout section, video and audio studios for practical training
  • Exclusive and regularly updated media library

Career Opportunities

A master's degree in communication would be a great asset in finding employment in mainstream newspaper journalism, magazine journalism, publishing, television, broadcast business, corporate communication, public relations, government & public policy making, event planning & management, hospitality, arts & entertainment, education, environment and health care.

Academic Activities

  • 48 hours Film Project
  • Photography Exhibition
  • Advertisement Event
  • Spotlight- News Bulletin
  • Media Lecture Series
  • Internship with Newshound India
  • CMS News Lab+
  • Film Club

Extracurricular Activities

Student Council: CMS Student Council is the hub of all student activities on the campus. It comprises of the various fests teams (Management, Media, Cultural, and Sports) and clubs associated with them. There are council members who regulate and monitor the activities of the council. The council is also responsible for organizing the CMS Festival. The Student council instills leadership, teamwork, and confidence in students. The council is FOR the students, BY the students, and OF the students. Students join the council as members but leave the council as leaders. This is the very heart of CMS.

CMS Festival: Youth Oriented Fests
  • Melange (Media Fest)
  • Precipice (International Management Fest)
  • Lasya (Cultural Fest)
  • Fundamentalist (Business Quiz)
  • Abhinaya (Theatre Fest)

Sports

  • CFL - College Football League
  • CPL - College Premier League
  • CMS Cup

Value Added Activities and Events

  • Fresher’s Day
  • Protégé – Management Fest
  • Verve – Cultural Fest
  • Lumiere – Media Fest
  • Model United Nations (MUN)
  • Graduation and Achievers' Day
  • Alumni Meet
  • The Duke of Edinburgh's Award
  • Start-Up Club
  • International Visit
  • Yuva Ignited Minds – Social Sensitivity
  • Skill Zone
  • Language Clubs - English, Hindi & Kannada
  • Vishwas - The Counseling Centre
  • Grievance Cell

Inhouse Community Radio

Radio Active

Magazines

  • Ergo
  • Catalyst

Academic year 2020 - 2021

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