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how can i pursue mass communication after ba political science hons?
Hello Kirti,Welcome to Career Guide.com Hope you have been doing well.Thanks for writing us with your career query.
A Heartiest Congratulations for completing your BA in Political Science.
Mass Communication is branch which have a booming career these days because of the advanced technology and competitive world ,there has been a necessity to be ahead or to be with the world. All this has contributed for the rise of a new career i.e Mass Communication and Journalism. In order to do a successful career one must have some of the aptitudes in order to excel in this Industry. Aptitudes like Good Communication Skills,Good Command over Languages, Pro-Activeness,Creative Mind,Good Imagination Power ,To be Social etc. are some of the aptitudes that one must have in them.
There has been a tremendous of Mass Communication Students in various fields like News Channels,Event Management,PR Companies,IT,Education etc.So the opportunities after completing the course are unlimited.
In order to start a career in Mass Communication and Journalism one must hold a degree in Mass Communication and Journalism. So,considering your case and answering to your query you can definitely apply for the Mass Communication and Journalism course . There are many institutes that offer a Graduate Degree in Mass Communication and Journalism. While these students they have to go for the Masters Degree program or Diploma in order to have a great Career Start.
Kirti as you have completed your BA you can apply for the Masters Degree course in Mass Communication and Journalism or you can also apply to Diploma Course in the same. While selecting a course make sure what they are offering because there are many courses like- 1.Mass Communication and Journalism2.Mass Communication and Advertising3.Masters /PG Diploma in Development Communication etc.
So you need to look in which subject you have an interest and according to that you can apply for the course.While there are some of the Institutes that conducts an entrance exams . So check with them and can start your early preparation.
I hope you find this information useful and helpful.
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After graduation in political science, you can pursue either masters (post-graduation) or diploma courses in mass communication, depending upon your career goal.
You have a option to pursue regular courses as well as part-time or correspondence course.
If you are interested to make career in communication field, regular post-graduate has good scope. For regular course, you need to clarify entrance exam, group discussion and personal interview. You will get the details of entrance exam from the website of respective institutions.
There are many institutions offering mass communication courses. I am sharing list of good institutions for your reference:Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad Symbiosis Institute of Mass Communication, PuneXavier Institute of Communication, MumbaiInternational School of Business and Media, PuneFilm and Television Institute of India, Pune AJ Kidwai Mass Comm Research Centre, Jamia Milia, New Delhi Manorama School of Communication, KottayamIndian Institute of Journalism and New Media, Bangalore
Before you choose the course and institution, answer following questions?
What is your career goal? Are you interested to get into journalism or communication field?Are you interested in research or applied field? (do you want to engage in teaching and research or want to work as communication professionals?) Is the course covers the area of your interest? (some course focus more on journalism, or media)Does the course provide practical exposure (like internship, placements etc.)?Is an institution have reputed faculty?Does an institution offer placements to students?
Hope this information has been useful. If you still have queries, feel free to write to us.
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