University Affiliation

University of Mumbai                                               

Duration of Program

2 Years Full Time                                                

Important Dates

Last Date to Apply : As per University Schedule

About Programme

The two-year M.A. Communication and Journalism programme in the best interest of the students. It imbibes a Learning Outcome-based Curriculum Framework (LOCF) for its programme. In addition to covering key concepts in communication and journalism, the department is directly responsible for ensuring high academic standards of qualitative and quantitative teaching and research techniques.

The LOCF approach is envisioned to provide a focused, outcome-based syllabus at the Post- graduate level with an agenda to structure the teaching-learning experiences in a more student-centric manner. The LOCF approach has been adopted to strengthen students’ experiences as they engage themselves in the programme of their choice and will prepare them for academia and employability.

Why this Programme

The Post Graduate Programme in M.A. Communication and Journalism offer students core papers that will help to build their foundation in the specialized area of communication and journalism. In addition, it will enable students to pursue an area of their interest in their chosen field. The contents of each course have been carefully designed to prepare students with the knowledge and skill sets that will make them industry ready, enable them to solve problems and encourage analytical and innovative thinking.

PEO 1: To have strong multidisciplinary academic and practical foundation in communication, media and film production.
PEO 2: To integrate theory and research through deliberations on practical applications of concepts.
PEO 3: To have sharpened ability to converse critically and innovatively about real life issues.
PEO 4: To be able to demonstrate skill sets as per industry requirements in respective fields.
PEO 5: To be able to engage in discussion and reflect human values.
PEO 6: To be able to synthesize aesthetic, social and cultural domains of knowledge.

After successful completion of the two years of the M.A. (CJ) programme, the postgraduate will be able to
PSO 1: Demonstrate various skills set with respect to disciplines of Arts, Media (Communication & Journalism), and OTT platforms.
PSO 2: Exhibit skills of effective communication and research aptitude in Advertising and Journalism.
PSO 3: Use analytical and research tools of media marketing.
PSO 4: Utilize information technology tools pertaining to media and ad production.
PSO 5: Make use of practical skills in the field of brand building, ad design, copy writing and agency management.
PSO 6: Understand the importance of ethical values, social, environmental, human rights and other critical issues faced by humanity at the local, national and international level and manifest them with Communication and Journalism.

  • Reporting
  • Writing
  • Film Industry
  • Television Industry
  • Public Relations
  • Digital Marketing

Course Curriculum

Semester 1

  • Communication Theory
  • Media Economics
  • Reporting and Editing
  • Media Criticism

Semester 2

  • Introduction to Television Studies
  • Introduction to Film Studies
  • Introduction to Media Research
  • Ethics, Constitution and Media Laws

Semester 3

Compulsory Courses

  • Social Science Research Design
  • Culture Studies and Media

Discipline Specific Electives (Choose any 2 Courses)

  • Media Management
  • Media Advocacy
  • Video Games and Media
  • Multimedia Production

Semester 4

Compulsory Courses

  • Public Relations in the Private Public Sector
  • Dissertation

Discipline Specific Electives (Choose any 2 Courses)

  • Digital Media Marketing
  • Political Communication
  • Sports Journalism
  • Financial Journalism

Placements Partners


How to Apply

The admission procedure usually starts in the month of June after the results of undergraduate courses are declared.

  1. Fill the Pre-enrollment form of the University of Mumbai through the University portal ( Select the autonomous option for MA (Communication & Journalism).
  2. Fill online admission form on
  3. Upload a copy of the pre-enrollment form, Graduation mark sheet/digital result,HSC mark sheet/digital result, caste/reservation certificate if applicable, and E-Suvidha ticket.
  4. On the declaration of merit list (first then second then third if applicable) pay the fees along with submission of the documents such as Undertaking regarding admission confirmation, SSC(X marksheet), Leaving Certificate, Adhar card, scanned copy of Cheque book leaflet/bank account details and transfer certificate in case the student is from outside Maharashtra.
  5. For further details and to know more about the college visit

A candidate for being eligible for admission to the course leading to the degree of Master of Arts (Communication and Journalism) must have passed the examination for the degree of Bachelor from any discipline of this University or bachelor’s degree of another University recognized as equivalent thereto.

Total no. of Seats: 60

Reservation of Seats: Reservations are as per the Government policy.

Fees: As prescribed by the University of Mumbai. The details have been mentioned on the college Notice board and the College website http://www.

Duration of Programme: 4 Semesters spread over 2 years. The programme shall consist of 15 Theory papers and Project work

Enforcement of Attendance:

Our college is a pioneer institute in introducing the computerized attendance system. The computerized defaulters’ lists are displayed division wise regularly at the end of every month on the Students Notice Board. The students failing to fulfill the required attendance shall be DETAINED and shall not be permitted to take the Annual / Board examination. Warning letters from the Principal are sent to parents of the defaulting students. The letters are given to the concerned students by the class teachers in the classrooms. The students must hand over these warning letters to the parents. Students should note that fulfilling the attendance requirement alone will not qualify them to appear for the examination. Their academic performance should also be to the satisfaction of the principal.

General Rules & Regulations:

  1. Every student should obtain an ID card and show at the entry
  2. Students should not loiter in the corridors when the lectures are engaged
  3. Giving proxy attendance is a serious act of indiscipline
  4. Students applying for certificates/testimonials and attestation should first contact the college office
  5. Ragging is strictly prohibited on the college premises
  6. The use of mobile phones inside the college is strictly prohibited. If caught using a cell phone it is confiscated for a period of 1 year

Punitive Measures:

  1. Warning
  2. Cancellation of admission
  3. Refusal to grant admission in future
  4. Withholding or withdrawing of University exam form
  5. Expulsion / rustication from college
  6. Fine not exceeding Rs. 300
  7. Non-refund of fees and deposits
  8. Suspension for a specified period
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