School of Mass Communication

MA (Journalism and Mass Communication)

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The MA (Journalism and Mass Communication) program offered by the University is a two-year program spread over four semesters which in addition to providing the skill component attempts to provide the students with a deeper and broader understanding of Journalism, communication and mass media.

The MA (Journalism and Mass Communication) program comprises of specializations in specific media spheres like Print Journalism, Television Journalism and Radio Journalism. The purpose of specialization is to create skilled and competent media professionals who can serve the media profession. The program ensures that the student gains key skill sets, advanced disciplinary knowledge, and the attitudinal orientation for media studies and practice. Internships, live projects, field visits, workshops, etc. ensure widening of the students’ horizons.

Why Pursue an MA (Journalism and Mass Communication) from IMS Unison University?

  • Outstanding Industry Interface: Regular interactions, guest lectures and workshops from stalwarts of the Media Industry and Academia from India as well as abroad providing premiere global exposure to the students.
  • Excellent Placement Opportunities: The University provides excellent placement opportunities in top media houses, production units, newspaper houses, electronic, PR and Advertising agencies.
  • Best Media Labs in the region: The University boasts of excellent state-of-the-art Media Labs (print, radio, TV and photography) that are one of a kind in the entire region.
  • Unison Times Campus Newspaper published in house: A campus newspaper Unison Times is published by the students of School of Mass Communication and is circulated throughout the University. The students are involved in the process of researching, reporting, writing, editing and photography and printing for this campus newspaper.
  • Mentoring System: Every student is assigned a faculty mentor in each semester to track the progress of the student on a regular basis. The faculty mentor also communicates regularly with the parents to update on the progress of their ward.

Career Opportunities

  • The MA (Journalism and Mass Communication) program helps one to get into mid-level jobs in areas like print, radio, TV, production houses, publishing houses, event management firms, advertising agencies and PR firms. They are well-equipped to assume diverse roles like that of a reporter, copywriter, PR officer, radio jockey, editor, designer, news analyst, news reader, columnist, event manager and many more.

Apply Online

  • Online at the University website:
    After filling the "Registration Form”, the candidate has to pay a registration fee of Rs. 1000/- either online through Debit Card / Credit Card /Net Banking or cash at the Cash Counter of the University. On successful payment of registration fee, a receipt will be generated by the system. You will have to save this registration number for all your future reference. You are required to scan and email this receipt along with documents to along with the scanned copies of all the documents required.
    Alternatively, the student can also download the registration form from the website or procure it from the University Admission office, fill it up completely, attach the necessary documents and send it with a Bank Demand Draft of Rs 1000/- drawn in favour of IMS Unison University payable at Dehradun and send it at the postal address of the University.
  • The registration fee is non-refundable under any circumstance whatsoever. Registering to a Program does not guarantee admission.
  • After the successful registration to the Program chosen, our admission team will check the seat availability and your eligibility for the admission. If you meet the admission criteria, you will be contacted to proceed further as per the Admission procedure of the program.
  • You shall remain in constant touch with our Admission office to know about the status of your registration.

Online application process


Fill and confirm the registration form


Pay registration fee using any online method


Get registration No. on successful payment

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Fee (2020-21)


40% Seats of the intake in the program are reserved for UK Domicile candidates and will be allotted purely on first come first serve basis. The decision of the University in this respect is not open to question

MA (Journalism and Mass Communication)

Program Curriculum


Media Research and Public Relations & Corporate Communication will be common for all specialisations.
Specialisation is offered in Print Media/ Radio/ Television.

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