Masters in Arts
Journalism & Mass Communication
Our Master of Arts in Journalism And Mass Communication programme not only focuses on journalism across all media, but also backs it up with modules on design of the newspaper, advertising, writing skills, video production, photography and corporate communication, and thus opens up several career pathways to the students. These modules on journalism rest on a strong foundation of contemporary history, polity, social sciences, environment, computer science and research. Our state-of-the-art media lab and studio offers excellent facilities for developing practical media skills, so critical to a student’s future career. The program in mass communication has a multi-pronged approach towards subjects like print, broadcast, video, film and new age media. Our students will have opportunities to visit foreign countries and various states in the country to participate in film festivals, competitions, fests etc. They will have the opportunity to present and publish research papers in seminars and conferences, participate in debate and talk shows in media houses on various topics. The expansive, vital and rapidly changing roles of communication are covered in great depth. The degree will open the doors to numerous careers in all sorts of media and industries like advertising, public relations, marketing, and in areas such as health care, politics, gaming, and entertainment.
To set world standards in the field of journalism and communication to build a knowledge-driven society characterized by human and social values.
- To promote new ideas, creativity and research in the field media
- To improve and strengthen media literacy among students
- To prepare students to be ready for a media industry
Journalism & Mass Communication
The objective of the department is to impart theoretical knowledge blended with practical experience. We guide and enthuse our students to gain a professional touch already at the undergraduate level. The department publishes a fortnightly Newsletter PAULA PATHRIKA, a daily Newsletter DAILY CHRONICLE, a quarterly magazine COSMOS, a monthly coffee table book photo magazine LenCa and ST PAULS TV which covers all the activities of the college and telecasts them regularly in the college. All such publications offer our students apt forums to showcase and finetune their journalistic talents. Our students also have a YouTube channel, DHRISTI, where documentaries on the life of people in and around our college and in the city are posted.
Mass Communication is an integral part of many Master’s programs, offering students a specialized and comprehensive understanding of communication theories, strategies, and practices. This field emphasizes effective communication through various media platforms, including journalism, public relations, advertising, and digital media. A Master’s degree in Mass Communication equips students with advanced skills in research, critical analysis, and strategic planning, preparing them for rewarding careers in media, marketing, corporate communications, and more.
Journalist, Editorial Assistant, Content Writers, Editor, Proof Reader, Web Content Manager, Copywriter, Multimedia Specialist, Public Relations Officer, Translator, Lecturer, Script Writer, Screenwriter, Advertiser, Lawyer, Researcher, Scholar, Public Relations Officer, etc.
St Pauls TV
St. Paul’s TV is a dynamic student-led news and achievement showcase channel that serves as a platform for highlighting the accomplishments and stories of students within the St. Paul’s community. This channel provides an avenue for students to share their achievements, talents, and experiences through engaging and informative content. Whether it’s reporting on school events, showcasing artistic endeavors, or featuring inspiring student profiles, St. Paul’s TV brings the vibrant spirit of the student body to life. With a team of dedicated student journalists, producers, and editors, St. Paul’s TV captures the essence of student life and serves as a source of inspiration and pride for the entire school community.
Best Media College of the Year (National)
PRCI Chanakya Award
ST PAULS COLLEGE, Bengaluru was conferred with CHANAKYA AWARD for the excellence in media education, titled “Best Media College of the Year (National)” at the 16th Global Communication Conclave organized by the Public Relations Council of India (PRCI in Kolkata.
The college also won two national collateral awards for Excellence in Education Campaign and Excellence in Development Communication. Also, the faculty of Department of Journalism & Mass Communication, Dr. Prashanth V, Assistant Professor, bagged the prestigious Chanakya Award for Excellence in Research Education and Mr. Adriel Peter Almeida, I MA Journalism and Mass Communication student of the college won Kautila Award for Excellence in Fine Arts presented by CC.
University-ranked students are recognized for their exceptional academic achievements and dedication. These accomplished individuals exemplify excellence and serve as role models for their peers.
Student literature and media work encompasses creativity, storytelling, expression, and the power to educate and inspire. It amplifies voices and sparks imagination.