Journalism & Mass Communication Course in Minerva

University Courses Duration Eligibility
Bachelor in Mass Communication. 3 Years. 10+2 in any discipline
M.A (Mass Communication) 2 Years. Graduate in any discipline
Diploma courses Duration
Advance Diploma in Mass Communication & Journalism 2 Years.
Diploma in Reporting & Editing 1 Years.
Certificate course in Journalism 6 months
Certificate course in Camera & Editing 6 months

Importance of Journalism & Mass Communication Course

Mass communication is the study of how people exchange information through media to large segments of the population at the same time. It is usually understood to relate magazine, newspaper, and book publishing, as well as television, film, and radio, even though the web as these mediums are applied for disseminating information, news, and advertising. The study of mass communication is primarily concerned with how the content of mass communication persuades or else influences the emotion, behavior, attitude, opinion of the person getting the information. Mass Communication is source-specific and institutionalized. To become a media personality or a journalist, one should have an instructive mind and will power. For Journalism, the program focuses on Reporting, Advertising, Print Media, Copywriting, Video Editing, Film Making, and Photography.


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Journalism & Mass Communication Course Details

Journalism and Mass Communication course has been deliberated to offer enrolled understudies Basic journalistic aptitudes in diverse broad communications, to open understudies to ongoing advancements in media issues and media examine. Reporting and Mass Communication course additionally gives proficient recognition the different advances associated with broad communications like PC applications, particular programming, and equipment connected in print, radio, TV, web and such types of media.

The program offers in-depth approach in Video Production, Reporting & editing, Designs for Media, Corporate Communication, Electronic Media Management, Public Relation, Print & cinematography, and communication research.

Career Opportunities in Journalism & Mass Communication

There are estimated over 402 million users of the Internet in the county which have pushed the total work of the advertising sector in India to 10 billion. Presently, there are numerous jobs in media journalism pertaining to the Internet. A career in Mass Communication and journalism are highly-paid once. A qualified professional can take up a job for educating, persuading, entertaining, informing, interpreting & guiding. Working in print media offers the opportunist to be news reporter, editor, feature writer & photojournalistetc. Electronic Media offers great opportunities of being a Cameraman, Producer, Scripter, News Reader, Program Host, Editor and so on.

Journalism & Mass Communication with Minerva

Thanks to mass media, there will never be a dearth of job opportunities for students majoring in mass communication. Minerva has the most excellent faculty for the Mass Communication CourseMinerva is the top college in Dehradun for mass media which provides excellent facilities and opportunities with its Journalism & Mass Communication course.

We have our students placed as Fashion Photographer, Journalist/News reporter, TV Correspondent, Producer,  Radio Jockey/ RJ,  Content Writer, Public Relations Officer.

Minerva is a well-known college providing Mass Communication Course in Dehradun. It has excellent infrastructure and instruction systems clubbed with top faculties and their strategies to make Minerva the top College. Minerva offers diverse Mass Communication Courses including Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication, Postgraduate in Journalism and Mass Communication, Master of Journalism and Mass Communication and advance mass communication diploma courses from well-acknowledged  Uttarakhand Technical University Sri Dev Suman Uttarakhand University approved by Govt. of Uttarakhand.


Course Content for Journalism & Mass Communication

Mass Communication (B.A) Course Details


Semester: 1


· Introduction to Mass Communication & Journalism.

· Communication & Communication Theories

· Fundamentals of Computers.

· English Communication & Soft skills.

· Reporting & Editing –Print

Semester: 2

· Writing for Media –1 (English & Hindi)

· Introduction to Broadcast Journalism

· Designing for Media

· Creative Writing for Media (English or Hindi)

· Advertising.


Semester: 3

· New Media Journalism

· Media Laws.

· Introduction to Print Production &Technology

· Photo Journalism & Photography.

· Film Appreciation.


Semester : 4

· Cinematography.

· Public Relation/Corporate Communication.

· Digital Video & sound Editing

· Indian Constitution, Politics & International Relation.

· Reporting & Editing – Radio.

Semester : 5

· Development Communication.

· Economic Development & Planning.

· Newspaper Management.

· Print Media Production.

· Video Production-I.

Semester : 6

· Electronic Media Management.

· Video Production-II

· Communication Research.

· Project-I.


M.A. (Mass Communication ) Course Details

Semester 1


· Introduction to Mass Communication

· Introduction to Electronic Media

· Media Laws & Ethics

· Print Journalism

· Reporting, Writing, Editing

· (Print)

· Psychological Assessment


Semester 2


· Multimedia, Animation &Graphics

· Electronic Journalism

· Photo Journalism

· Video Editing

· Advertising & Public Relations.

· Media Research



Semester 3


· Cinematography, Lighting, Set, Designing & Makeup

· Media Economics Corporate Communication & Marketing

· Direction

· Script Writing for Electronic Media

· Radio Production

· Corporate Communication Marketing


Semester 4

· Electronic Media Commercials Project Work/ Dissertation

· Acting

· Elective-I

· Elective-II

· Project Work/ Dissertation




Advance Diploma In Mass Communication

For Specialization in Film Making


Semester – 1

· Fundamental of Camera

· Introduction to Indian Film Cinema

· Script Writing

Semester – 2

· Writing Screenplay

· Fundamental of Editing

· Music & Voice-Over


Semester – 3

· Intro To Mass Communication

· Documentary Making

· Short Film Making


Semester – 4

· Camera Handling with reference to Film Making

· Advertisement Film Making

· Stages Of Production


For Specialization in Journalism & Reporting

Semester – 1

· Intro to Mass Communication & Journalism

· History Of News Paper

· Management & Ownership of newspaper Organization

Semester – 2

· News Gathering (Electronic/Print media)

· Interview, Articles & Feature Writing

· News Editing & Production

Semester – 3

· Sources Of News

· Types Of News

· News Writing (Electronic/Print media)

Semester – 4

· News Paper Layout

· Photojournalism

· Reporting Techniques


For Specialization in Public Relation


Semester – 1

· Introduction to P.R.

· Stages of PR

· Stages of PR

Semester – 2

· PR tools

· Event Management

· employee relations


Semester – 3

· PR for NGOs

· PR for hospitals – PR for charitable institutions

· PR for media institutions

Semester – 4

· Public Information Campaign

· Communication with the public

· Publicity



For Specialization in Advertising


Semester – 1

· Introduction To Advertising

· Socio-economic effects of advertising

· Various media for advertising


Semester – 2

· Ad agency management

· Advertising

· Public Relation and Corporate Communication


Semester – 3

· Advertising in the marketing mix

· Business development

· Definitions of PR


Semester – 4

· Advt. for Printing

· Advt. for Radio

· Advt. for T.V.



Diploma In Reporting & Editing


(Semester 1)

1. Intro To Mass Communication

2. Reporting & Editing- Print

3. Introduction to Broadcast Journalism

4. Starting with Adobe Photoshop

5. Practical Assessment – Semester 1


(Based on contents of all the subjects)


(Semester 2)


1. Writing for media

2. Media Production

3. Fundamentals Of Computer Application

4. Photo Journalism & Photography

5. Practical Assessment – Semester 2 (Based on the contents of all the subjects)



Certificate Course In Journalism


1. News Gathering,

2. News Writing

3. News Reporting

4. Writing Soft News & Hard News

5. Introduction to T.V & Radio Journalism

6. Introduction to radio & Radio Programming

7. Anchoring for Electronic Media

8. Editing & Camera Handling

9. Program Production Techniques


Certificate Course In Reporting, Editing, Camera


1. Introduction to Journalism

2. News Writing & Reporting

3. Editing Techniques

4. Basics of Camera Handling

5. Reporting Techniques & Practices


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