Master of Arts [MA] (Mass Communication)

With change in communication channels, there has been an upsurge in demand for trained mass communication professionals. An MA in Mass Communication, touches upon several aspects of communication and media. This broadens the career prospect for MA Mass Communication graduates.

Some of the fields and sectors where an MA Mass Comm. degree holder can work are:

  • Radio
  • Television
  • Online Media
  • Magazines
  • Advertising
  • Event Management
  • Corporate Communication
  • Filmmaking
  • Public Relations
  • News Agencies

For Mass Communication graduates there is no dearth of varying career roles. Below is a list of different positions which are offered to MA Mass Comm. students.

Career Roles

Description

Screenwriter

The job of a screenwriter is to convert manuscripts into scripts for the purpose of filmmaking or television adaptation.

TV Correspondent

A TV correspondent is responsible for reporting news which are of interest to the public. Their job involves speaking in front of the camera. Depending upon the profile, a TV correspondent may report live news, sports news, celebrity news etc.

Journalist

A Journalist is responsible for collecting and reporting news and events. A journalist can work for newspapers, magazines, news channels etc.

Public Relation Officer

A PR Officer uses all media channels to manage, build and maintain the reputation of their clients.

Editor

The job of an editor is to determine and manage the final content for a newspaper, journal or magazine.

Content Writer

Content writing is an emerging career field. It involves writing engaging and informative content for websites.

Illustrator

MA Mass Comm. graduates with a flair for drawing and sketching can easily find job as an illustrator with leading dailies, magazines or online portals.

Photojournalist

Photography is an integral part of MA Mass comm. syllabus and hence opens up job prospects as a photojournalist. Photojournalists basically tell stories through photographs.

Sound Engineer

Sound and mixing techniques are a part of the curriculum for mass communication. In a job as Sound Engineer, one has to look after the technical aspects of acoustics for a broadcast or musical performance.

Filmmaker

After completion of the course, students can also lean towards filmmaking. There are various genres of motion picture which one can opt for such as documentaries, short films, tele-films, web series etc.

Some alternate career options for MA Mass Communication students are:

  • Mobile Product Manager
  • Corporate Communication Executive
  • Teacher/Professor

Top Recruiters for MA Mass Communication

When talking about career, it is of utmost importance to work with a good organization as it not only provides immense learning opportunity but also gives career a boost. Some of the top recruiters in the field of Mass Communication are:

  • Times of India Group
  • India Today Group
  • HT Media
  • Anand Bazaar Patrika
  • Zee Entertainment Enterprise 

MA Mass Communication: Salary Trends

The salary for MA Mass Communication pass-out depends upon the position held in an organization. The graph below charts average salaries for various posts held by MA Mass Communication graduates. 

Salary projection for MAMC

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Master of Arts [MA] (Mass Communication) Colleges IN INDIA

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Xavier University - [XUB]
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Mangalayatan University - [MU]
Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh
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