Course Distribution

Course Distribution

Current Curriculum (from Batch 201)

Course Structure

 

Type of Courses

No. of Courses

Credits

Foundation Courses

4

12

Research/Knowledge Courses

5

15

Area Studies

6

18

Capstone Courses

3

9

Total

18

54

Foundation Courses

Research/Knowledge Courses

MSJ 5101 Introduction to C4D

MSJ 5102 Ethics in Media and Communication

MSJ 5103 Technical Writing

MSJ 5104 Data and Statistics for Social Sciences

MSJ 5111 Communication Research
MJS 5221 MSJ Communication Theories
MSJ 5223 Knowledge Creation and Management
MSJ 5231 Research Methodology
MSJ 6111 Proposal Writing

Area Courses

Capstone Courses

Area 1. Communication for Development

MSJ 5212 Strategic Communication

MSJ 5235 Project Management
MSJ 6115 Organizing Communities: Advocacy, Activism and Social Justice


Area 2. Communication Management

MSJ 6121 Communication Policymaking and Planning

MSJ 6125 Crisis Communication
MSJ 6126 Social Media Management

MSJ 6231 Thesis Writing/Production Project 1
MSJ 6232 Thesis Writing/Production Project 1
MSJ 6233 Thesis Writing/Production Project 1

OR

MSJ 6234 Professional Development Project 1

MSJ 6235 Professional Development Project 2

MSJ 6236 Professional Development Project 3

OR

MSJ 6237 Comprehensive Exam 1

MSJ 6238 Comprehensive Exam 2

MSJ 6239 Comprehensive Exam 3

Semester-wise Course Distribution

Term 1

Term 2

1. MSJ 5101 Introduction to C4D

2. MSJ 5102 Ethics in Media and Communication

3. MSJ 5111 Communication Research

1. MSJ 5103 Technical Writing

2. MSJ 5104 Data and Statistics for Social Sciences

3. MSJ 5212 Strategic Communication

Term 3

Term 4

1. MSJ 5221 Communication Theories

2. MSJ 5223 Knowledge Creation and Management

3. MSJ 5235 Project Management

1. MSJ 5231 Research Methodology

2. MSJ 6115 Organizing Communities: Advocacy, Activism and Social Justice

3. MSJ 6121 Communication Policy-making & Planning

Term 5

Term 6

1. MSJ 6111 Proposal Writing

2. MSJ 6125 Crisis Communication

3. MSJ 6126 Social Media Management

Capstone Courses

MSJ 6231-3 (Thesis Writing 1, 2, 3), OR

MSJ 6234-6 (Professional Dev. Projects 1, 2, 3), OR

MSJ 6237-9 (Comprehensive Exams 1, 2, 3)

Old Curriculum (Up to Batch 193)

Course Structure

Type of Courses

No. of Courses

Credits

Knowledge Courses

8

24

Communication Management Courses

8

24

Elective Courses

2

6

Total

18

54

Term 1

Term 2

1. MSJ 11511 Communication Research

2. MSJ 11512 Strategic Communication

3. MSJ 11519 Integrated Marketing Communication

1. MSJ 11521 Communication Theories

2. MSJ 11522 Public Relations Quality Management

3. MSJ 11523 Knowledge Creation & Management

Term 3

Term 4

1. MSJ 11531 Research Methodology

2. MSJ 11532 Conflict Management and Resolution

3. MSJ 11533 Issues and Crisis Management

1. MSJ 11611 Thesis Proposal Preparation

2. MSJ 11612 New Media and Management

3. Elective 1

Term 5

Term 6

1. MSJ 11621 Communication Policy-making & Planning

2. MSJ 11622 Communication Campaigns

3. Elective 2

1. MSJ 11631 Thesis Writing 1

2. MSJ 11632 Thesis Writing 2

3. MSJ 11633 Thesis Writing 3

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