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MA Mass Communication

Program Overview

Areas: Print media, electronic media, advertising, public relations, new media, production, writing and copyediting, development communication, mass media research

Duration: Two years, 4 semesters

Credits: 72

Career Paths: Print or Broadcast Journalist, editor, copywriter, PRO, Marketer/Advertiser, Audio/Video Producer, Reporter, anchor person

  • Admission Requirement

    • BA/BSc from any recognized university at least in 2nd Division or CGPA 2.0
    • Written / aptitude test
    • Interview

    Note: Students awaiting their BA/BSc results may apply for admission at BNU. Selected candidates will be granted provisional admission only, which may be regularized after they have been declared successful and meet the admission requirements of the university.

  • Course

    • Semester I

      Course Code Course Title Credit Hrs.
      MC M 501 Communication Theories 3
      MCM 514 IAdvertising Theory and Practice 3
      MCM 515 Newspaper Reporting ( Urdu / Eng) 3
      MC M 607 Television Production-I 3
      MC M 614 Introduction to Mass Media 3
      MC M 507 Opinion/Editorial Writing (Urdu / Eng) 3
    • Semester II

      Course Code Course Title Credit Hrs.
      MCM 516 Public Relations Theory and Practice 3
      MC M 626 TV Production Techniques 3
      MC M 612 Media Laws 3
      MC M 634 Multimedia Arts 3
      MCM 517 Magazine Writing and Production 3
      MC M 605 International Communication 3
    • Semester III

      Course Code Course Title Credit Hrs.
      MC M 601 Radio Journalism and Production 3
      MC M 640 Online Journalism 3
      MCM 651 TV (News) Reporting 3
      MC M 608 Research Methodology 3
      MC M 623 Film Studies 3
      MCM 652 History of Journalism in Sub Continent (Indo Pakistan) 3
    • Semester IV

      Course Code Course Title Credit Hrs.
      MC M 641 Development Support Communication 3
      MC M 645 Organizational Communication 3
      MCM 616 Globalization in Media 3
      Jour 6201 Docu-Drama 3
      MCM 609 Thesis / Projects 6
  • Degree Requirement

    Successful completion of 72 credit hours of course work along with thesis/project