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Distance Education Council Letter Issued by
Distance Education Council to The Global Open University
The Nagaland Government Gazette Extraordinary The Nagaland
Gazette Extraordinary
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The Global Open University Nagaland The Global Open University
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M.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication

Objective : The two years Master of Arts (M.A.) in Journalism and Mass Communication conducted by The Global Open University, Nagaland has been designed for meeting the demand of the growing needs of experts in the fields of print and electronic media, journalism, mass communication, newspaper planning and management, media planning, reporting and editing, development support communication, non-verbal communication, media ethics, freedom of press, press laws, human rights, journalistic writing, technical and science reporting, magazines and periodicals, radio, television, satellite etc.

Eligibility : Graduates of any discipline Duration : Two years

Award : Master of Arts with specialisation in Journalism and Mass Communication shall be awarded to all the successful candidates by The Global Open University, Nagaland.

Subjects : First Year
Principles of Mass Communication
Media Ethics and Laws
News Reporting and Editing
Media Management and Development
Professional Journalism

Subjects : second Year
Print Media Management
Electronic Media Management
Public Relations Management
Future of Mass Media
Master's Thesis

Careers in Journalism and Mass Communication

Journalism and Mass Communication are the terms used to describe the academic study of the various means by which individuals and entities relay information through print or the electronic mass media to large segments of the population at the same time. It is understood to relate to newspapers, magazines, radio, TV, film, internet etc. for disseminating news as well as advertising. The scope for the Master's Degree holders is in the media institutions for diffusion of information, media effects, public opinion, digital communication and public relations.

Total Fee : Rs. 24,125

Accordingly, the Application Form duly filled-in along with four stamp size photographs, copies of certificates and mark sheets and a Bank Draft for the full fee i.e. Rs. 24,125 in the name of “The Global Open University, Nagaland” payable at Dimapur must reach the Admissions Officer, The Global Open University, Sodzulhou Village, P.O. - ARTC, NH-39, Dimapur - 797115 Nagaland by registered / speed post only.

Examination Fee : A fee of Rs. 250 per paper is to be paid before appearing in the Annual Examinations to be held at different Examination Centers within the State of Nagaland (Dimapur, Kohima, Wokha).

Master's Thesis : All students are required to submit a Master's Thesis at the end of second year.

Assignments : All admitted participants must submit subjectwise assignments based on the Mini Project Reports to be prepared by them on a topic related to each of the subjects.