M.Phil Media and Communication

Mission Statement

The mission of the MPhil programme is to guarantee the production of quality researchers and media professionals in the field of Media and Communication studies with focus on the entire communication processes and examines the communication relationships that exist among and between media institutions and their key target audience groups.

Programme Objectives

  1. To impart quality education and practical training to research scholars and media professionals so that they are able to engage in advanced study and research.
  2. To teach enduring skills and values to the students with the latest technologies and knowledge which is essential to excel in the media industry.
  3. To prepare future leaders in the national and international arena in the field of research and multidimensional media industry.
  4. To prepare entrepreneurs for the media industry.
  5. To make students understand concepts and apply theories related to contemporary media and mass communication.
  6. Enhance critical and creative thinking in MPhil scholars while conducting research and evaluate information using methods appropriate to the field of communication studies.
  7. To develop basic understanding of analytical techniques required to excel in the field of documentary, film, broadcast and advertising by using latest technologies.
  8. To make students demonstrate an understanding of the diversity of cultures regarding the significance and impact of mass communications in globalized society.


  • Thesis Based
  • Project Based

This programme is divided into two parts, course work and Thesis/Project. Course work is spread over a period of two semesters carrying a weight of 24 credit hours. After the completion of course work the student will go for Thesis/Project carrying a weight of 12 credit Hours.


  • Sr. No. Category Cr. Hrs.
  • 1Courses 24
  • 2Research Thesis/Project/Additional Courses 6
  • Total30

Road Map

Degree Plan Flow Chart (Thesis Based)

  • Year 1, Semester 1

    Course Code Title Credit Hrs.
  • JMS 5113Approaches to Mass Communication Studies -I3
  • JMS 5123Communication Research Method-I3
  • JMS 5133International Communication3
  • JMS 5143Philosophy of Social Sciences3
  • Year 1, Semester 2

    Course Code Title Credit Hrs.
  • JMS 5153Approaches to Mass Communication Studies -II3
  • JMS 5163Communication Research Method-II3
  • JMS 5033Dissertation Writing Workshop3
  • JMS 5183M.Phil. Seminar3

  • Year 2, Semester 3 and 4

    Course Code Title Credit Hrs.
  • JMS 6112Thesis 12

Degree Plan Flow Chart (Project Based)

  • Year 1, Semester 1

    Course Code Title Credit Hrs.
  • JMS 5313Public Relations and Advertising Practicum 3
  • JMS 5323Visual Communication3
  • JMS 5333Research Methods3
  • JMS 5343Writing Techniques (Radio and TV with projects) 3
  • Year 1, Semester 2

    Course Code Title Credit Hrs.
  • JMS 5353Production Techniques (Radio and TV with projects) 3
  • JMS 5363Film and Theatre Studies (With Project)3
  • JMS 5373M.Phil. Seminar3
  • JMS 5383Tools and Skills of Production 3

  • Year 2, Semester 3 and 4

    Course Code Title Credit Hrs.
  • JMS 6312Final Project 12

Admission Criteria

At least 2.00 CGPA or 50% marks preferably in Mass Communication/ Journalism or equivalent degree of Social Sciences.


MPhil Media and Communication aims to prepare students to work in academia and media related industries including broadcasting organizations, print media outlets, advertising firms and public relations departments of different organizations. MPhil (research track) trains students to critically analyze the ways in which the media reflects, represents, and influences society. MPhil (professional track) prepares media practitioners with exceptional facilities and environment including TV Production House, FM Radio station, and NLE Lab. After the completion of MPhil degree, students will also be able to secure PhD positions at UCP or any other prestigious university.

Fee Structure

M.Phil. Media and Communication Studies

  • 1M.Phil. Media and Communication Studies25,00017,300305,44,000
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