Ph.D. in Journalism & Mass Communication

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  • Program CodePHD-013
  • Duration Min. 3 Years
  • Level Doctoral Programme
  • Department Department of Journalism & Mass Communication
The need for advanced education and research in Journalism & Mass Communication is increasing due to the ever-growing business and industrial needs for effective, accurate and up-to-date information.

Journalists and mass communications professionals must have a good understanding of the material they are presenting in order to accurately tell a story and ensure that their audience is well informed. They need to be able to verify facts, analyze data and evaluate sources of information.

The three-year Ph.D. in Journalism & Mass Communication offered by the Department of Journalism & Mass Communication offers a comprehensive coverage of the field, giving students the opportunity to study research methods, mass communication theory, and advances in media studies such as Development of Media, Development and International Communication, Public Relations/Corporate Communications, and New Media Technology. The degree includes the development of a dissertation, allowing students to modify their program for study in a special area.

The benefits of a doctorate degree in Journalism & Mass Communication are varied and wide-ranging. Upon completion of this degree, students gain a deep understanding of the field, as well as specialized skills to tackle the challenges of the current media landscape. They become well-versed in communication and problem-solving strategies, and develop the ability to think critically and creatively in rapidly changing technological contexts.

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Eligibility Criteria

Post Graduate in Journalism & Mass Communication or relevant subject

Admission Procedure

University Ph.D. Entrance Test (score cards of the UGC/CSIR (JRF/NET) examination/SLET/GATE or have M. Phil degree will be exempted from the entrance examination.)

  • Researcher
  • Media Research
  • Content Research
  • Research Writing
  • Content Consultant
  • Higher Education (Professor in University or College)
  • Marketing and Event Communication Consultant
  • Film Historian
  • Journalism Historian
  • Advertisement & Public Relations Consultant
  • Communication Consultant
  • Media Consultant

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