M.A (Journalism and Mass Communication)

What is M.A (Journalism and Mass Communication)?

The M.A. degree in Journalism and Mass Communications is designed to build or enhance professional knowledge, skills and leadership in journalism and mass communications. The interdisciplinary curriculum combines up-to-date knowledge with practical application and individualized experience. Perfect and must need degree for students who wants to enter the field of journalism.

Vision and Mission


  • To build a strong creative talent among the student
  • Create skilled and professional creators
  • To build strong media professionals


To motivate the student to become a successful media personality

Programme Expected Outcome (PEO)

  • To develop creative knowledge
  • To create strong journalist
  • To develop inbuilt talents and to motivate them
  • To create carrier oriented
  • Technical Teaching deliverance to make student to give an work atmosphere

Programme Outcome (PO)

  • Student come out with best Technical Knowledge
  • Student come out with In built Creative skills
  • Knowledge in Editing
  • Develop Knowledge in the various cinema aspects

Department Profile

The media department is one of the reputed departments in Rathinam College of arts and science. It offers both UG and PG courses. B.Sc Visual communication & E-Media was started in the year 2004 and later in 2006 Master in Journalism and Mass Communication was started. 

Its reputation has been steadily enhanced over the years through the hard work of the teaching community, with the dedication to teaching learning process. The learning is involved in training the student to reach high standards in media education. 

The department of Mass Communication provides intensive mentoring to our students in a wide variety forums, The department also provides training on Script writing, Documentary, Film making, Photography, Animation and Graphics. Department also organizes various guest lectures, Photo exhibition, Film festivals, workshop, Seminars, debates and literary activities throughout the academic year to enhance students creativity.

A world class full-fledged High Roof Multi-camera studio, Audio lab, Edit Suit with professional Mac systems, Separate Graphic work station with professional Animation Software, Rathinavani Community Radio station which is also upgraded into online Radio Station, Smart Class Room etc. you can feel a complete professional media training and set up atmosphere inside the department.

Course Overview

Masters in Journalism & Mass Communication is a postgraduate course. The 2-year program provides a fundamental education in Journalism & Mass Communication. This course typically allows students to specialize in one of multiple concentration areas such as in visual medium, Photography, Graphic Designing and prepares students to successfully work in a International media concern

Career Opportunities

Masters in Journalism & Mass Communication, have a wide range of career Opportunities in various aspects:

  • Press
  • Television Industry
  • Advertising Industry
  • Cinema
  • Animation
  • E-Media
  • Content Writing

Program Structure

Department of Journalism & Mass Communication in weight age of a course in the curriculum. Practical and classroom session are well planned, students are required to prepare for the assigned case, go through the assigned readings and work on exercises and assignments, among others. Subsequent to the class session, students are required to review and reflect on the session and prepare for the components of assessment. 

Practicing Training:

  • Reporting
  • Short film making
  • Photography
  • Ad film making
  • Documentary
  • Designing

Elective Courses offered:

  • Cross culture study
  • Advertising
  • Public Relation
  • Event Management
  • Printing Technology
  • Screen Play
  • Animation
  • Journalism

Industry Project

Industry related projects are taken and onboard training is given to students to make students understand the work atmosphere and for the betterment of job opportunities