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M.Sc. Mass Communication (2-Year)

Introduction/Description

Master’s program in Mass Communication aims to provide learners a sound theoretical knowledge in the field of mass media. Whether it is the mushroom growth of TV channels in the country or increasing trend of online journalism along with all-time reliable print media, mass communication is expanding on a fast pace in its all dimensions. Thus it is expected to be a golden opportunity for those who are aspiring to work as broadcast journalists, reporters and producers in Television, Radio or Newspapers. Professionals, already associated to this field can also opt for this program in order to enhance their qualification. This study program will equip the students with reporting techniques, stages of news production, media laws and behind the camera operations in order to achieve professional competence demanded by the industry.

Program Objectives

After completing M.Sc Mass Communication, the students will be able to:

  • Develop an ability to understand the latest trends in mass media;
  • Think critically towards media contents and their impact on society;
  • Develop a practical understanding of field through internship program;
  • Cultivate research culture in the field of mass communication;
  • Develop skills for creative writing;
  • Join print or electronic media with a sound background of subject knowledge;

Admission Eligibility Criteria

Bachelor’s degree equivalent to 14-year education from a recognized University/Institute with at least 45% marks or CGPA 2.00 out of 4.

Note

  • Candidates having less than 45% marks will be eligible for admission after successful completion of “Zero  Semester”.
  • Candidates holding 2-year Bachelor’s Degree from VU will only be allowed to continue seamlessly towards their respective 4–year BS Degree Program at a later stage in life.

Course Exemption

Course Exemption is not allowed.

Duration

It is two-year full time study program spread over four semesters. Each semester has at least 18 weeks duration for teaching and examinations etc.

Courses of Study

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Areas of Specialization

The students are required to select an area of specialization from the options given below in their last semester.

  • Electronic Media
  • Print Media

Assessment of Study Progress

The students study progress evaluation mechanism is based on continuous assessment throughout the semester through assignments, quizzes, Graded Discussion Boards (GDB), mid-term and final-term examinations.

Project/Internship Report

semester of the program. The choice of the final project is at the student’s discretion. However, consultation with the student advisor is compulsory. Students have to submit a detailed write-up of the project and may be required to give a presentation.

Students who opt for internship are required to complete 6 to 8 weeks internship in the organization and shall get internship letter from the concerned organization. The students who are already in service shall be exempted from internship but they will submit the Project report.

Award of Degree

To be eligible for the award of M.Sc. in Mass Communication candidates are required to complete at least 66 credit hours course work program by attending minimum 4-semesters with at least Cumulative Grade Point Average of 2 out of 4.

Fee Structure

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Disclaimer

  • The courses may be revised from time to time after a careful review to incorporate latest developments and trends in the domain of Mass Communication. While reviewing the courses, needs of local industry and job market are also given full consideration.
  • The University reserves the right to change fee structure from time to time.