Bachelor of Arts - Mass Communication [BA MC]

This program provides future leaders with a global understanding and the subsequent tools to align themselves with the developing needs of the media and communications industry. An extensive practical-based curriculum ensures unrestricted learning opportunities that extend beyond the classroom.
The program covers the study of the constituents of mass media such as newspapers, magazines, cinema films, radio, television, etc. which is used to convey the information to the audience.
The primarily aim is to impart to eligible candidates a strong foundation in news media practices across different media platforms, an advanced understanding of news media and their role in the society and relevant media education by laying a strong foundation in the study of arts.

Features & Highlights Admission Process Prerequisites & Eligibility Syllabus

FY Application Fee ₹ 1000

FY Academic Fee ₹ 50369

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  • An extensive practical-based curriculum ensures unrestricted learning opportunities that extend beyond the classroom.
  • Providing on-campus opportunities of experimentation with a fully equipped audio-visual studio.
  • Upscaling practical knowledge by joining the production team of Campus Notes 2.0 - a YouTube channel dedicated to covering on-campus activities. Producing scripts and planning short films and documentaries under the expert guidance of in-house faculty.
  • Blending together curricular and extra-curricular knowledge in the creation of the quarterly college newsletter.
  • Developing on-field basics of mass communication through internships in top companies and news organisations.
  • Industry exposure through field visits to media houses, the printing press, radio stations and a dedicated media tour outside Goa to understand the functioning of in different spaces.
  • Applicants must register for the program by filling up the online application and providing necessary information in the form of data, documents and photographs.
  • On successful verification of the online application a video/telephonic/physical interview will be scheduled and conducted subject to Govt notifications.
  • Based on the interview & HSSC result the applicant will be short listed and intimated of the same.
  • A physical verification of documents will be carried out for which guidelines will be communicated to the applicant accordingly.
  • Student candidacy will be confirmed on full payment of Academic Fee.
  • Applicants successfully completing their HSSC or +2 equivalent certificate recognized by Goa University with over 40% marks are eligible for the program.
  • Interview with the applicant
SEMESTER I (From 2023-24)
Type Subject Credits
Major Introduction to Communication Principles 4
Minor Writing for Media 4
Multidisciplinary Course Contemporary issues in India 3
Ability Enhancement Courses Communicative English: Spoken & Written 2
Skill Enhancement Courses Performing Arts & Communication 2
Skill Enhancement Courses Basics of Photography 1
Value Added Course Environmental Studies 1 2
Value Added Course Constitutional Values & Obligations 2
Total Credits 20
SEMESTER II (From 2023-24)
Type Subject Credits
Major Introduction to Communication Principles 4
Minor Introduction to Advertising 4
MC Introduction to Human Rights 3
AEC Digital Content Creation in English 2
SEC Basics of Design 3
SEC Social Media Skills 3
VAC Awareness of cyber crimes and security 2
VAC Life skills 2
Total Credits 20
Semester III
Course Credits
Advance Communicative English 4
Introduction to Audio Visual Media 4
Reporting & Feature Writing 4
Advertising Management 4
Event Management 4
Psychology of Gender & Identity 4
Semester IV
Course Credits
Advance Communicative English 4
Media Research Methodology 4
Editing 4
Copy Writing 4
Digital Photography/Performing Arts & Communication 4
Gender Elective: Human Resource Management 4
Technical Writing Skills 4
Semester V
Course Credits
History of Media – I 4
Media Laws 4
Film Appreciation 4
Graphic Design 4
TV Production 4
Video Editing 4
Radio Production 4
Semester VI
Course Credits
History of Media – II 4
Contemporary Issues in Media & Communication 4
Corporate Communication 4
Web Designing & Blogging 4
Fundamentals of Documentary & Fiction Film Making & Ad Campaign Strategies 4
Research Project – Thesis/Documentary Film/ Short Film Production 4
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