M.Sc. Journalism & Mass Communication (4-Semester Program)

Year - 1, Semester 1
S. No. Title Cr. Hrs Course Code
 1 Media History (Pre & Post Partition)  4  JMS 5414
 2 Computer Skills  2  JMS 5422
 3 News Writing & Editing (English/Urdu) (Print Media)  3  JMS 5433
 4 Introduction to Mass Communication  3  JMS 5443
 5 Language and Communication  3  JMS 5453
 6 Fundamentals of Production (Pre & Post Production)  3  JMS 5463
Total 18
Year - 1, Semester 2
S. No. Title Cr. Hrs Course Code
 1 Media Laws and Ethics  3 JMS 5473
 2 Current Affairs  3 JMS 5483
 3 News Writing & Editing (English/Urdu) (TV & RD)  3 JMS 5493
 4 Broadcast Journalism (TV & RD)  3 JMS 5403
 5 Development Communication  3 JMS 5413
 6 Visual Communication (Graphic Designing, Photography, Cinematography & Animations)  3 JMS 5423
Total 18
Year - 2, Semester 3
S. No. Title Cr. Hrs Course Code
 1 Foundation of Advertising & Public Relations  3 JMS 6413
 2 Foundation of Behavioral Research  3 JMS 6423
 3 Mass Communication Theories  3 JMS 6433
 4 Feature, Column & Editorial Writing  3 JMS 6443
 5 (Training & Practice) Contemporary World Media Or Crisis Management Communication  3 JMS 6453
Total 15
Year - 2, Semester 4
S. No. Title Cr. Hrs Course Code
 1 Advance Reporting/Mass Media and Society/(Training & Practice)/Media Management  3 JMS 6403
 2 Issues in Mass Communication  3 JMS 6473
 3 International Communication  3 JMS 6483
 4 Internship1  3 JMS 6493
 5 Research Report/Project/Optional Course2  4 JMS 6404
Total 16

*Note:
1 Students are allowed to complete their internship preferably during Summers or in any other long break.
2 Those students who don’t want to opt Research Report/Projects they have to select one optional course from the list below.

(Subject to the availability of appropriate instructor and facilities)

  1. Magazine Journalism (English/Urdu)
  2. Book Publishing
  3. Article writing/Essay Writing
  4. Online Journalism
  5. Business Journalism
  6. Copy Editing with special focus on Ticker Writing
  7. Content Development
  8. Non- Linear Editing