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Bachelor of Arts (B.A. Hons.) Journalism and Mass Communications

B.A. (Hons.) Journalism and Mass Communications

B.A. (Hons.) in Journalism and Mass Communications is a program solely designed for the students in a manner that prepares and guides them for the constantly changing communication and media field. The framework of the journalism and mass communications course is constructed to provide students with the perfect fusion of theoretical concepts and knowledge as well as practical exhibition and exposure via subjects like creative writing, reporting, radio, and television communication.

This three-year undergraduate program from Our, School of Journalism & Liberal Arts one of the best bjmc colleges in dehradun is designed so as to help students get involved in creative projects and develop short films, perform research and create portfolios as part of assignments. The classroom and out-of-class activities are formulated in a manner that enables the students to practice and improve their communication skills. The educational trips to News Channels, Radio Stations, and other industrial interactions are arranged to provide them with hands-on experience and exposure to the practical implementation of theoretical matter. A variety of activities, including group discussions, are essential parts of the course, keeping in mind the importance of good speech and the personalities of the students.

The BJMC course will act as a great learning experience for the students and will help the students develop and polish their communication skills.

Salient Features

  • 19+ years of academic experience
  • Focus on student-centered learning
  • Problem-based learning and industry-relevant curriculum
  • Best placement opportunities to get placed in high-end and reputed companies
  • Industrial training in reputable firms and organizations
  • The privilege of 100% placement guidance and support
  • Industry Visits, Seminars, Workshops, and Guest Lectures by Eminent Researchers and Industry Practitioners
  • Active student clubs and bodies
  • The multi-cultural and vibrant teaching environment

Admissions Open 2024!!

Merit-based admission process with online application at Dev Bhoomi Uttarakhand University.

Eligibility & Fee Details

Duration & Eligibility

3/4 Years (Without / With Research)

The candidate must have passed 10+2 examination or equivalent in any stream, completed from a recognized educational board with a minimum aggregate score of 45 % marks.

*Term and Condition: To pursue B.A(Hons.) Journalism and Mass Communication with Research, 75% marks and No Backlog is mandatory

Fee Structure

Course Total Fee
Academic fee ( Per Sem) ₹ 35000/-

One Time Fee

Application Fee (Non-Refundable) Admission Fee (Non-Refundable) University Enrollment Fee (Non-Refundable)
₹ 1,500 ₹ 7,000 ₹ 3,000
Exam fees ( Per Semester) 4,500/-

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Programme Educational Objectives (PEO's)

PEO-1 To develop, possess, and exhibit social as well as professional skills and practical knowledge associated with journalism, media, communication, advertising, public relations, and other subjects
PEO-2 To provide aid to the Media, communication, and entertainment industry by training and polishing students into credible professionals for them
PEO-3 To gain thorough knowledge and understanding of the media and gain relevant skills in order to become capable, well trained, and qualified journalist for the Digital, Broadcast, and Print industry
PEO-4 To gain relevant and essential skills in regards to related industries like Advertising, Public Relations, and Corporate Communications in order to perform in the great capacity as professionals
PEO-5 To encourage and enable students to develop creative, analytical, and communication skills as well as help them learn necessary theories, principles, and practical knowledge

Program Specific Objectives (PSO's)

PSO-1 Attain expertise in skills like communication and analytical and that may help with industries including Print, Electronic, and Digital
PSO-2 Have competence, aptitude, and a firm grasp on a variety of subjects of mass communication including journalism, filmmaking, advertising, public relations, and strategic communication
PSO-3 Display a sense of exploration and scrutinization for bringing light to pertinent and modern-day issues and finely vocalizing and synthesizing them in order to resolve the problems and issues
PSO-4 Have expertise in the theoretical and practical aspect of the skills and subjects like print media, advertising, journalism, and digital media, from the field of mass communication so that this knowledge can be implemented successfully by the students in the professional air
PSO-5 Display proficiency in the utilization of present-day tools and techniques pertaining to communication with the audience.

Program Grid Structure


Semester 1

Course Code Course Credit
23 BAJM101 Introduction To Media and Communication 4
23 BAJM102 Introduction to Journalism 4
23 BAJM103 Development Of Media in India 4
23 BAJM 104 Basics of Graphic Design 3
23 S192 Environment Studies 1
NAM103XX Value Added Course - I 0
233AJM181 Introduction To Journalism 0
23BAJM 182 Basics of Graphic Design 2

Semester 2

Course Code Course Credit
231BAJM201 Reporting and Writing For Print 4
231BAJM202 Media and Culture Studies 4
231BAJM203 Introduction To Photography 4
231BAJM 204 Social and Political Scenario of India 4
23 LS191 Elements of Mechanical Engineering /Elements Electronics & Communication 3
VAM203XX Value Added Course II 0
23BAJM281 Reporting and Writing For Print 1
23 BAJM282 Introduction To Photography 2

Semester 3

Course Code Course Credit
23BAJM301 Introduction To Broadcast Media 4
23BAJM302 Media Convergence 4
230AJM303 Introduction To Film Studies 4
2315291 Indian Knowledge System 0
23/EC391 Ability Enhancement Course -I 1
230E36X Open Elective I 2
VAM303XX Value added Course - III 0
23BAJM381 Introduction To Broadcast Media 1
23BAJM 382 Media Convergence 2
225OCIALIN391 Social Internship 1

Semester 4

Course Code Course Credit
23BAJM401 Cinematography 4
231BAJM402 Development Communication 4
23BAJM403 Ethics, Constitution and Media Rights 4
231BAJM404 Advertising and Public Relations 4
23AEC491 Ability Enhancement Course II 1
2BS391 Universal Human Values 3
23AEC491 VAM403XX 0
233AJM481 Cinematography 1
233AJM482 Advertising and Public Relations 1

Semester 5

Course Code Course Credit
23BAJM501 Global Media and Politics 4
23BAJM502 Advanced Broadcast Media 4
23BAJM503 Media Laws and Ethics 4
23BAJM 504 Mobile Journalism 4
23AEC591 Ability Enhancement Course -III 1
23OE56X Open Elective II 2
VAM503XX Value Added Course - V 0
23BAJM 581 Advanced Broadcast Media 1
23 PSIN391 Internship -I 1

Semester 6

Course Code Course Credit
23BAJM601 Advanced New Media 4
23BAJM602 Contemporary Issues Media 4
23 BAJM 603 Media Literacy 4
23BAJM604 Content Writing For Media 4
23 ALC 691 Ability Enhancement Course 1
VAM603XX Value Added Course - VI 0
23BAJM681 Advanced New Media 1
23PSPR691XX Minor Project/ Field Work 1

Semester 7

Course Code Course Credit
23 BAJM701 Marketing and Publicity Design 4
21PHCC103 Research Methodology for Social Sciences 4
23LS891 Indian Constitution 2
23BAJM71X PE I 4
23OE76X Open Elective III 2
23PSPR791XX Minor Project 2

Semester 8

Course Code Course Credit
23PSIN891 Industrial Project/Internship 20
23RND891 Research Work 08
Programme Elective

Programme Elective-I

23BAJM711 Documentary Production
23BAJM712 New Media Technology Production

Programme Elective-II

23BAJM721 Television Anchoring
23BAJM722 Web Journalism

Programme Elective-III

23BAJM811 Radio Jockeying
23 BAJM812 Applied Statistics and Tools for Communication Research

Job Opportunities The Course Might Lead To

After completion of the degree, the candidates can find a lot of job prospects. There are varied job types available in diverse streams of mass communication. Some of the profiles on which they can work are:

  • Radio Jockey
  • Filmmakers
  • Field / Desk Reporters
  • Copy Editors
  • Creative/Script Writers
  • Advertising Executives
  • News reporter
  • Public relations Specialist
  • Fashion Photographer
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