Master of Arts in Journalism & Mass Communication

Online MA JMC

The Online Master of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication integrates theory and practice that empowers you to produce innovative and meaningful work in a range of media. The comprehensive programme is designed to strengthen foundation knowledge in history and analysis of social, political, cultural, economic structures and current affairs. You will gain expertise in news and reporting, broadcast journalism, digital media marketing, the art of storytelling, film appreciation, media law and ethics, and much more.

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Learning Format

24 Months

At 10-15 hrs/week

₹ 130,000

All inclusive




MUJ’s online degrees are widely accepted by governments, corporate organisations, and higher education institutions for jobs, higher education, and future prospects.

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MA JMC Degree

Secure exciting career Journalism & Mass communication. Get a MAJMC degree from a Global University

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Access nearly 5000 courses and professional certificates from Top Universities (worth INR 28,000)

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Career Mentorship

Get Personalised Career Counselling & learn career growth hacks with valuable insights from industry experts.

Program Overview

Our online MA JMC programme will prepare you to become an effective leader in a modern world that keeps changing.

Course Curriculum

  • Basics of Language
  • Social Structure & Current Aairs
  • Fundamentals of Photography
  • Communication Theories & Models
  • Concept of News & Reporting
  • Development of Media
  • Basics of Audio & Visual Communication
  • Media Language
  • Political Structure & Current Aairs
  • Digital Publishing
  • Editing & Layout Designing
  • Public Relations
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Media Laws and Ethics
  • Development Communication
  • Script & Screen Writing
  • Economic Structure & Current Aairs
  • Basics of Audio & Video Editing
  • Film Appreciation
  • Dissertation


  • Art of Story Telling
  • Beats of Journalism
  • Media & Disability Communication
  • Mobile Journalism
  • Media Analysis
  • Advertising Theory & Practice
  • Digital Media Marketing
  • Formats: Print Production | Audio Production | A/V Production | Website Management
  • Languages: English | Hindi
  • Beat: Social | Political | Cultural | Business | Sports | Science
  • Strategic Communication
  • Health Communication
  • Educational Communication
  • Corporate Communication
  • Data Journalism 

Note: To complete the program, every student shall undertake project work, dissertation, or research either at their place of work or elsewhere in the chosen area of elective.

Career Prospects

Journalist  | Columnist | Television Film Producer/Director | Content Creator | Screen Writer | Public Relations Professional | Digital Marketing Specialist & many more ...

360° learning experience

With the learning-scape moving online, we have created a holistic learning ecosystem that enables students to experience learning through meaningful, engaging, and diverse ways

Interactive and engaging content

  • Access in-depth and interactive e-tutorial videos designed by distinguished professors
  • Ask questions, attend webinars, and engage with professors and peers in your e-classroom
  • Explore professional certification courses from international universities and organisations the world over

Flexible learning environment with 24/7 access

  • Our cutting-edge technology allows for a personalised learning experience

  • Access study material and on-demand videos at any time, at your convenience

  • Regularly test your knowledge with practice assignments and assessments

Essential industry exposure

  • Get insights from 50+ industry experts through our exclusive programmes - Industry Expert Connect, Expert Speak, and Online Manipal Plus webinar series

  • Learn the fundamentals and how to apply them to real-world environments

  • Attend industry talks and events and broaden your worldview

Online mentoring

  • Navigate the virtual learning journey with programme mentors

  • Exchange ideas and opinions with professors and counsellors

  • Get help and support at any point, for any issue

Virtual labs & capstone projects

  • Apply what you’ve learnt in theory to projects in virtual labs

  • Become competent professionals with valuable hands-on experience

  • Build confidence, capabilities, and connections through collaborations

Career counselling

  • Build impressive resumes with our career counsellors who’ll help you articulate and develop your core skills and experience
  • Enhance your networking skills with our larger community of professionals, professors, and alumni
  • Get resume writing and interviewing tips from experienced professionals

Admission Details

Eligibility Criteria

For admission to this MA JMC program, the applicant must:

  • Candidates must have a 10 + 2 + 3 year bachelor’s degree from a recognised university/institution or an equivalent qualification as recognised by the Association of Indian Universities
  • Candidates must have a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate in graduation (45% for reserved categories)

Manipal University Jaipur offers 10% discount to aspiring students who have achieved 80% or more aggregate marks in their 12th (10+2) or equivalent examination from any recognised educational board in India.

As per Govt. of India Directive to promote healthy environment supporting Physically challenged individuals, Online Manipal has rolled out a 20% discount. All aspirants in occupancy of a Govt Divyang certificate are eligible to get this discount.

Respecting the sacrifice of the Indian Armed Forces and Paramilitary Forces, Online Manipal Offers a 20% Discount to all the forces personnel whether serving or retired.

To assist Employees of Govt (central and state) run institution, to pursue there higher studies in professional courses. Online Manipal is offering a 10% Discount. All employees in Govt./ semi-Govt services are eligible to avail of this discount.

Application Process

The application process consists of three simple steps. An offer of admission will be made to the selected candidates and accepted by the candidates through the payment of the admission fee.

Submit Application

Submit your basic details to initiate Application Process.

Application Review

Our Academic Experts will assist you through the Appilication Process.

Admission Rollout

Begin your journey to earn an industry ready MA JMC Degree.

Admission Fee & Financing

The admission fee for this MA JMC program is ₹1,30,000 (All inclusive).

No Cost EMI

We have partnered with financing companies to provide competitive finance options at 0% interest rate with no hidden costs.

Total Program Fees

₹ 130,000

Fees per semester

₹ 32,500

Financing as low as

₹ 5,416/month

97760 18000

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