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Manipal University Jaipur

Online Master of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication (MAJMC)

Duration : 24 Months
Mode : Online
Fee : INR 1,30,000* (all-inclusive)
(EMI starts at INR 6221/- pm*)

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Online Master of Arts Programme Overview

Pave a stairway to your dream career in Media & Journalism with an Online Master of Arts Degree in Journalism and Mass Communication. The comprehensive Online Master of Arts course is curated to refine key foundations in fields like social, political, cultural, economic structures and current affairs. This interactive degree integrates theory and practice; empowering professionals to produce innovative and meaningful work in a range of media.

The curriculum will enhance your skills by adding practical content. It comprises skill-building capabilities that have specific processes attached to them so you are given the opportunity to practice what you have developed in terms of the creation of innovative content. You will become an expert in news and reporting, broadcast journalism, digital media marketing and storytelling fundamentals for mass communication professions. And more!

Online Master of Arts Programme Highlights

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Designed for Immersive Learning

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Unique Immersive learning platform

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Connect with like-minded students, industry experts and top-tier faculty online

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Access to Career Counselling and Assistance

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Exposure to New Job Opportunities

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FREE E-learning Courses worth INR 50,000

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Top-tier Faculty & Real World Mentors Flexible Schedule

Online Master of Arts Programme Highlights


Recognized UGC and AICTE

Globally & Nationally Recognised Degree

Accredited by NAAC A+

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Personalised support and real-world mentorships

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Connect with like-minded students, industry experts and top-tier faculty online

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Unique Immersive learning platform

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Access to Career Counselling and Assistance

Online Master of Arts Learning Outcomes

  • Boost key strategic thinking
  • Improve your job prospects and increase your earning potential
  • Study in a state-of-the-art advanced digital platform
  • Polish communication skills

Programme Highlights

  • UGC-Approved Degree from a NAAC ‘A+’ accredited university
  • Globally & Nationally Recognised Degree
  • Courses designed with Industry Leaders & Experienced Faculty
  • Live & Recorded Lectures with 1,000+ Hours of cutting-edge tutorials
  • Broader Worldview
  • Top-tier Faculty & Real World Mentors
  • Interact and Collaborate with Peers and Faculty
  • Rigorous Pedagogy filled with real world case studies
  • Career Counselling & Placement Assistance

Online BBA Programme Pedagogy

  • The pedagogy introduces real-world case studies that will enhance and develop your critical thinking skills.
  • Get a quality mentorship from Manipal’s eminent faculty as they amplify the value of practical insights.
  • This immersive degree melds the latest developments in business management with some of the best minds in India to help you succeed in different career trajectories.


(For Indian candidates)

  • Candidates must have a 10 + 2 + 3 year bachelor’s degree from a recognised university/institution or an equivalent qualification as recognised by the Association of Indian Universities

(For International candidates)

  • Candidates must have completed a graduation degree certificate of equivalence from the Association of Indian Universities required from students with foreign education to apply in any university in India
  • Students & professionals holding NRE, PIO status, residing outside India and/or students & professionals who are not Indian citizens are considered ‘international students and are eligible to pursue MUJ’s online degree programmes. All such students & professionals will be billed an international fee for respective degrees & may need to submit documents mentioned but not limited to CV, address proof, valid VISA, PR card & passport copy as part of the application process.

Career Prospects

  • Journalist
  • Columnist
  • Television & Film Director/Producer
  • Content Creator
  • Screenwriter
  • Public Relations Professional
  • Digital Marketing Specialist, and more.

Programme Details

Fee Structure
Total Programme Fee Fee per semester
INR 1,30,000/-

(Inclusive of all taxes)

INR 32,500/- per semester

(Inclusive of all taxes)

24 Months


15-20 hours/ week

Easy payment options

Access to easy financing with no-cost EMIs; helping you fund your education hassle-free.

Attractive Scholarships

MUJ enables scholarships for defence personnel, government employees, differently-abled people, and meritorious students. These financial aids coupled with a convenient payback plan make Online Manipal an affordable choice.

Who should attend?

Leadership in a Technology Driven World programme is curated for executives with team management responsibilities, who are looking for guidance on how to lead effectively in the digital age. Your cohort represents a diversity of roles, industries, and organisations across the globe.

Our Master Degree

Manipal University Jaipur- Online MBA degree is openly accepted by governments, corporate organisations, and higher education institutions for jobs, higher education, and future prospects. Upon completion of the Online MBA degree, participants will be awarded a verified certification from Manipal University Jaipur.


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Programme Modules

The programme modules are divided into 4 semesters.
  • Basics of Language
  • Social Structure and Current Affairs
  • Fundamentals of Photography
  • Communication Theories and Models
  • Concept of News and Reporting
  • Development of Media
  • Basics of Audio and Visual Communication
  • Media Language
  • Political Science and Current Affairs
  • Digital Publishing
  • Editing and Layout Designing
  • Public Relations
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Media Laws and Ethics
  • Development Communication
  • Writing for New Media
  • Intercultural Communication and Current Affairs
  • Mobile Editing Software
  • Elective 1
  • Elective 2
  • Communication Research
  • Minor specialisation
  • Internship evaluation
  • Script and Screenwriting
  • Economic Structure and Current Affairs
  • Basics of Audio and Video Editing
  • Film Appreciation
  • Final project
  • Dissertation
  • Choose your electives from the following options

Third semester - Elective 1

Fourth semester - Final project

Elective (Choose one)  Art of Storytelling, Beats of Journalism Media and Differently Abled  Formats: Print Production, Audio Production, A/V Production, Website Management 
Elective (Choose one) Mobile Journalism, Media Analysis, Advertising Theory and Practice, Digital Media Marketing  Languages: English, Hindi
    Beats of Social, Political, Cultural, Business, Sports, Science
Minor specialisation (Choose one) Strategic Communication, Health Communication, Educational Communication Corporate Communication, Data Journalism  

Note: Every student shall undertake project work either at their place of work or elsewhere, in the chosen area of elective to complete the programme.

The following information is collected from the previous batch of cohorts participating in this programme, and reflects the general diversity in work experience, industry profiles and countries of origin.

Work Experience

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Daniel Rowles

Programme Director

Daniel Rowles is a Lecturer at Imperial College Business School, CEO of TargetInternet.com and Programme Director of the Imperial Digital Transformation Strategy Programme. Daniel has been working in Digital Marketing for the past 20 years, with extensive experience working both client-side and within the agency environment. He is also a Course Director for the CIM and a certified Google Squared trainer.

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Ileana Stigliani

Imperial College Business School

Ileana Stigliani is an Associate Professor of Design and Innovation at Imperial College Business School. Professor Stigliani has received PhD in Management from Bocconi University, Milan. Her research focuses on the cognitive aspects of innovation. In particular, she studies how material artefacts and practices influence cognitive processes– such as sensemaking and sense giving, categorisation, and perceptions of organisational and professional identities – within organisations.


The total fee for Manipal University-Online MAJMC Programme is INR 1,30,000 (all-inclusive).

The Online Masters in Journalism and Mass Communication degree from Manipal University has a duration of 24 months.

Here are fee waiver scholarships to all the eligible students from special categories.

Scholarship Category

Document(s) Required

Scholarship Discount

Divyaang (for persons with disabilities) Divyaang certificate 20% off the tuition fees
Defence personnel Personnel/Service/IC number 20% off the tuition fees
PSU, Central or State Govt. employees Identity card 10% off the tuition fees
Merit (80% and above in Class 12 exams) Class 12 mark sheet 10% off the tuition fees
Merit (80% and above in State board diploma exams 10 + 3) Consolidated diploma marks card 10% off the tuition fees


Yes! Manipal University will be launching a job fair for its final year participants. This will be a virtual job fair covering a few major cities (subject to social distancing norms prescribed by the relevant government bodies), and top companies across diverse industries will be invited to attend.

This reputable institute has a large network of thousands of alumni spread all over the world. Students will have access to all associated privileges as an alumnus. They will be able to interact and build professional networks with peers.

Specify the scope of placement assistance offered by Manipal University Jaipur

  • Manipal University Jaipur (MUJ) will help all participants and alumni of online degree programs to find suitable career opportunities. The placement assistance programs are specially designed to link talent with prospective industries and job markets.
  • MUJ will be launching a job fair for final year participants (undergraduate and postgraduate programs). This would be a virtual event and conducted in a few major cities (subject to social distancing norms prescribed by the relevant government bodies), and top companies across diverse industries will be invited to participate.
Participants will also have access to:
  • Sessions on how to improve CVs and professional networking profiles
  • Expert guidance on cracking interviews
  • Listing of relevant jobs at regular intervals

About Manipal University

Manipal University is recognised by the UGC and accredited by NAAC, AICTE, WES, and ICAS. These certifications endorse our academic model, pedagogy, and quality of education, establish academic credibility and certify a graduate’s credentials to employers.

Manipal University has nurtured a legacy of inspiring changemakers, impressive alumni that have impacted change worldwide, faculty members who are at the forefront of their fields, world-class infrastructure and a cutting-edge digital campus.


Recognitions and Accreditations

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The Manipal Advantage:

  • Ranked AAA (Excellent) Careers 360
  • Ranked 6th - The Week- Hansa Research Survey 2021
  • Private University of Eminence MHW Rankings 2021 Super Excellence Category
  • Over 7,000 professionals connected - Manipal Alumni Network
  • UGC-entitled degree from a NAAC A+ accredited university
  • Certified by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and World Education Services (WES)
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