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Bachelor Of Arts (Journalism And Mass Communication)

Journalism's core purpose is to produce reportage of society that builds a narrative of a present, and it's past and future, using technique of persuasion retaining its independence while concurrently engaging with the State and Society.

Program Objectives:

  • conceptual domain knowledge in the field of Journalism

  • skills sets for practice of Journalism

  • knowledge and skills sets in the chosen field of specialization in journalism

  • Class Size 20

  • preparing for post-graduate / advance courses in journalism

Program Outcomes:

This three year course in Journalism takes head-on these challenges and offers an effective and engaging way to apply critical thinking skills to a wide range of issues and practices. These new skill sets will build new literacies enabling the successful students to practice a profession employing a new conceptual framework and understanding for journalism in the 21st century.

Learning outcomes:

Graduates with critical mind, to engage in society for public good. Graduates with skills set required of professionals at entry level employment opportunities in journalism . Graduates equipped with adequate knowledge base to pursue Master's Program

Program Detail:

The cutting edge curriculum offers core and interpretative courses that will enable the prospective students to learn on conceptual skills and have a robust hands-on work in the Studio/seminar as well as engaging sessions in interdisciplinary settings. The program offers many practicum avenues including Internship in the media industry and a Capstone project in the sixth semester.

The structure of the program offers students a work environment similar to a high-pressure deadline orientation of the profession and will feature in-house media production as well as multiple opportunities for practicum without compromise on the critical thinking as a core component of Journalism.

The program will be transacted through experienced pedagogy practitioner and teacher will be the mentors. Industry professionals and experienced faculty will offer the relevant pathways to industry and future growth of the individual student.
At NUV, we are committed to maintaining the highest professional standards and offer the most cutting edge curriculum for the study of Journalism and shape the future of a discipline and its study.

The prospective students will take 126 credits curriculum over six semesters to graduate the program successfully.

Duration- 3 years
Six semesters- 126 credits
Class size 30
Teaching by faculty and professionals in field
Intense practical
Choice based interdisciplinary electives
Assistance in campus placement
Social connect through Project KHOJ
The curriculum is designed with understanding of:
1. Forms of Media : Radio journalism, Television journalism, Print Journalism and Social Media journalism
2. Forms of Practices: Investigative journalism, photo journalism, data journalism, graphic novel/comic journalism
Specialized reporting- Business to sports; global affairs to opinion piece; cultural affairs to climate change.
Foundational support through: Elements of Journalistic inquiry, Media law, Journalism and Public Institutions and, Communication and society.
Career Opportunities: Entry level in different media houses, freelance practice

Eligibility for admission

Minimum 50% in class XII board exams in any stream
Intake: 30 students

Admissions Inquiries

For admissions inquiries, application forms, please contact 0265-3020100 or write to us at or visit
or meet us at Admissions Office, Navrachana University, Vasna-Bhayli Road, Vadodara 391 410

Vasna Bhayali Road,Vadodara-391 410,Gujarat,India
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