Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is now offering three specialized Master’s Degrees in Journalism- MA in Development Journalism, MA in Journalism and Electronic Media, and MA in Journalism and Digital Media, along with a PG Diploma in Advertising and Integrated Communication.
These programs will be available through open and distance modes from January 2023, and will be offered through regional centers of IGNOU.
The university is offering these programs to help students specialize in an area of their choice in the field of journalism. IGNOU offers these programs with great flexibility and students can pursue their programs at their convenience.
The university is already running a generic master’s program in Journalism and Mass Communication, which is available through open and distance mode as well as online. This program is offered in three languages: English, Hindi and Tamil.
This initiative was launched by IGNOU Vice Chancellor Prof. Nageshwar Rao on Friday, in the presence of prominent figures in the field of journalism like former editorial director of Aaj Tak – Qamar Waheed Naqvi and former IIMC Director – Prof. J S Yadav.