BA -Journalism & Mass Communication

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About Course

is a three-year undergraduate course. Its main objective is to provide students the knowledge that is needed to work in ten different fields of media. These include Print Journalism, Photo Journalism, Television Production and Writing, Web Journalism, Radio Production, Social Media, Public Relations, Advertising, Event Management and Film Making. The focus of the course is practical work. The students not only get a thorough understanding of the basic concepts and theories of mass media but also develop skills that make them industry-ready.

Program Outcomes:

Students develop a practical understanding of the underlying principles of Mass Communication and Journalism Industry.

  • Students will learn to write, edit and design newspapers, shoot and anchor news bulletins and television programmes, make radio jingles, print and web advertisements, produce corporate films and documentaries, develop blogs, post tweets, make Facebook posts, create YouTube videos, build Pinterest boards etc
  • Students will be learn to work on the various softwares used in the Mass Communication and
  • Journalism industry such as QuarkXpress, Final Cut Pro, Audacity and Adobe Photoshop.

Career Opportunities:

“There are ample of job opportunities are available in the field of Journalism”.

The career options in the field of journalism are bifurcated into two divisions as the following:

  •  Print journalism
  •  Electronic journalism

The print journalism involves the newspaper, magazines, journal, digests and text print media agencies. The electronic media involves the TV, internet and radio. The web journalism is one of the fastest growing divisions of journalism and is very effective that connect the word at the same time.There is the best career opportunity in journalism field. From the last 15-20 yrs, the world of journalism or media has been changed thoroughly. Now, the involvement of social media and internet network has brought the flood of jobs and opportunities in this field.The news channels are mushrooming in India at very fast rate. The number of the blogs is increasing day by day and in the same proportion the demand of professional in media and journalism is growing.

Job profiles in the field of print journalism are as the following:

  •  Newspapers
  • Associate Editor
  •  Sub-editor
  •  Editor
  •  Proof Reader
  •  Reporter
  •  Correspondent/Special reporter
  •  Writer
  •  Feature writer
  •  Leader writer
  •  Columnist
  •  Critic
  • Photojournalist
  •  Cartoonist

Job profiles in the field of electronic journalism are as the following:

  •  Researchers
  • Production Workers
  • Floor Managers
  • Transmission Executives
  • Reporters
  • Sound technicians
  • Camera workers
  • Presenters
Admission Rules

For admission in journalism courses, the candidate must have the 12 th pass in any stream. There are some entrance exams conducted by SAGE university for admission to their diploma and degree level journalism courses, The skills that required in the candidate for the admission in
these courses are alertness, investigative mind, tolerate of difficult situation, English language proficiency, good communication skill, enthusiasm, confidence, patience, view on fact and fiction in-depth knowledge in culture and current affairs.

Eligibility

for a bachelor degree in journalism, generally the minimum eligibility is set at 10+2 certificate and for Post graduate degree courses, a graduate degree in journalism is not required. SAGE University also offer one year certificate courses in journalism for which eligibility is 10+2.

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Duration : 3 Years

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