MLACW (now mLAC) is an institution of excellence located strategically in the vicinity of national institutes of repute, such as Indian Institute of Science, Institute of Wood Science & Technology, National Institute of Advanced Studies, Raman Research Institute and Central Power Research Institute.

Master of Arts Mass Communication and Journalism

The program is designed to meet the requirements of the rapidly changing mass media industry in the view of new digital era. It provides platform for…


The program is designed to meet the requirements of the rapidly changing mass media industry in the view of new digital era. It provides platform for students to become innovative, creative and industry oriented with through theoretical knowledge and practical experience.

The main aim to introduce the program is to produce postgraduates with advanced knowledge and understanding of Journalism and Mass Communication, ability to think rigorously and independently to meet or involve with greater level expectations of media industry, academics, research and to excel in the field of entrepreneurial route.

Course Highlight

  • To provide hands-on skill-based training to students
  • Skill-based training is adapted to teach students (Practical classes, interactive sessions, Media Visits, Short Video/Documentary, Photo Magazine, Workshop, Report writing, current affairs discussion, PPT, and projects)
  • Emphasizing practical aspects using the simple available tools with ICT
  • Free software (Word press to create blogs, in design and Photoshop for page lout and design)

Candidates who have passed the bachelor’s degree examination of Bangalore University or any other University recognised as equivalent with 55% of marks in aggregate of any subject shall be eligible for admission.

Cognate Subjects
Reporting, Editing, Media Laws and Ethics, Translation, Radio and Television, Advertising and corporate communication, Digital media, New media, Data Journalism, Social media, Multimedia, web designing, script writing.
Bengaluru Central University

Career Prospects

On successful completion of the program, candidateswill be able to takeup roles like- Reporter, Anchoring (RJ/VJ, News presenter, Photojournalist, Columnist, Travel Journalist , Editor,  Public Relation,  Technical Writer , Graphic designer, Content Writer, Editing, Program Producer,  Cartoonist


A degree in M.A in Mass Communication and Journalism will open up employment opportunities in several areas such as- Media Houses, Colleges and Universities, Photojournalism, Print and Production House, Film Production, Advertising Agencies, Business Designing, Advertisement Firms, Freelancing, Graphic Designer, Digital Photographer, Executive Production Assistant, Media Marketing, Manager, etc.

Program Outcome

Program Specific Outcome:

  • Students will be able to create and design emerging media products, including blogs, digital audio, digital video, social media, and digital photography.  
  • Students will be able to play multiple roles in reporting, preparing an interview schedule, anchor, news reading, feature writing, columnist, translating, editing content or news, proofreading, adverting agency organizing an event, etc.
  • The student as a communication learner shall understand the importance of ethical values, awareness, Media Laws, Media Acts, Media issues, and its application in professional life 
  • Every Journalism graduate has to be converted into a lifelong learner and constantly updated with current knowledge and  skills  


Title Year Download
  • Duration2 years
  • Semesters4
  • StreamArts
  • TypePostgraduate
  • Course CodeJOU
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