Department of Mass Communications

Scheme of Studies

BS Program
SCHEME OF STUDY
YEAR- 1
SEMESTER 1

Course Code

Title of the Course

Credit Hours

CC/Eng-101

Language in Use

3 (3+0)

CC/Isl-101/ CC/Phil-101

Islamic Education/
Ethics (for Non-Muslims)

2 (2+0)

Maj/MC-101

Introduction to Communication and Mass Media

3 (3+0)

Maj/MC-102

Computer Skills for Journalists

3 (1+2)

Min/Eng-101 Min/Urd-101

English Literature-I
Urdu Sher-o-Adab-I
Minor-I (Choose Any One)

3 (3+0)

Min/Pol.Sc-101

Min/IR-101 Min/Eco-101 Min/Psy-101 Min/GDS-101

Introduction of Political sciences
Fundamentals of International Relations
Micro Economics
Elements of Psychology-I
Introduction to Gender and Development Studies
Minor-II (Choose Any One)

 

 

3 (3+0)

Total Credit Hours

17

SEMESTER 2 

Course Code

Title of the Course

Credit Hours

CC/Eng-102

Academic Reading and Writing

3 (3+0)

CC/PS-101

Pakistan Studies

2 (2+0)

CC/Math-101

Compulsory Mathematics

3 (3+0)

Maj/MC-103

History of Massmedia (Printand Electronic)

3 (3+0)

Min/Eng-102

Min/Urdu-102

English Literature-II
UrduSher-o-Adab-II
Minor-I(Choose  AnyOne)

3 (3+0)

Min/Pol.Sc-102

Min/IR102Min/Eco-102Min/Psy-102Min/GDS-102

Fundamentals of Political sciences
Paradigms of International Relations
Macro Economics
Elements of Psychology-II
Introduction to Gender and Development Studies
Minor-II (Choose Any One)

3 (3+0)

Total Credit Hours

17

YEAR-2 

SEMESTER 3 

Course Code

Title of the Course

Credit Hours

CC/Eng-204

English Verse & Communications Skills

3 (3+0)

Maj/MC-201

National Affairs

3 (3+0)

Maj/MC-202

Practical Journalism–I
(News Gathering  & Writing)

4 (3+1)

Maj/MC-203

Communication Skills for Journalists

3 (3+0)

Min/Eng-201Min/Urd-201Min/Pol.Sc-201Min/IR-201Min/Eco-201Min/Psy-201Min/GDS-201

 

EnglishLiterature-III
UrduSher-o-Adab-III
The Comparative Consultations Developed-IGlobal Politics-I
Mathematics Economics
Psychology of Adjustment
Gender and Contemporary Issue
Minor-II(Choose Any One)

3 (3+0)

Total Credit Hours

16

SEMESTER 4 

Course Code

Title of the Course

Credit Hours

CC/Stats-201

Introduction to Statistics

3 (3+0)

CC/Eng-202

Advanced Academic Reading and Writing

3 (3+0)

Maj/MC-204

International Affairs

3 (3+0)

Maj/MC-205

Practical Journalism–II(Page Making, Editing & Specialized Creative Writing)

4 (3+1)

Min/Eng-202Min/Urd-202Min/Pol.Sc-202Min/IR-202Min/Eco-202Min/Psy-202Min/GDS-202

 

EnglishLiterature-IV
UrduSher-o-Adab-IV
The Comparative Consultations Developing II Global Politics-II
Economics of Pakistan
Social and Organizational Psychology
Gender and Socio-Culture Issue
Minor-II(Choose Any One)

3 (3+0)

Total Credit Hours

16

YEAR-3 

SEMESTER 5 

Course Code

Title of the Course

Credit Hours

Maj/MC-301

Managing Information

4 (3+1)

Maj/MC-302

Broadcast Media-I (Radio & TV)

4 (3+1)

Maj/MC-303

Basic Concept of Social Sciences

4 (3+1)

Maj/MC-304

Writing Workshop(English & Urdu)

3 (2+1)

Maj/MC-305

Communication Theories

3 (3+0)

Total Credit Hours

18

SEMESTER 6 

Course Code

Title of the Course

Credit Hours

Maj/MC-306

Development Communication

4 (3+1)

Maj/MC-307

Broadcast Media-II(Radio & TV)

4 (3+1)

Maj/MC-308

Contemporary Media

3 (3+0)

Maj/MC-309

Online Journalism

3 (2+1)

Maj/MC-310

Media Laws &Ethics

3 (3+0)

 

Internship

0

Total Credit Hours

17

YEAR-4

SEMESTER 7

Course Code

Title of the Course

Credit Hours

Maj/MC-401

Research Methods in Communication

4 (3+1)

Maj/MC-402

Public Relations

3 (2+1)

Maj/MC-403

Advertising

3 (2+1)

Maj/MC-404

Broadcast Media–III(Radio & TV)
Documentary and Short Film Production

4 (3+1)

EC/MC-401 EC/MC-402 EC/MC-403

 

Media Culture& Society
Media in Disaster Management
Gender & Media
(Choose Anyone)

3+0

Total Credit Hours

17

 SEMESTER 8 

Area of Specialization: Advertising & Public Relations

Course Code

Title of the Course

Credit Hours

Maj/MC-405

Advertising with Project

4 (1+3)

Maj/MC-406

Public Relation with Project

4 (1+3)

Maj/MC-407

Video Editing & Graphic Designing

4 (2+2)

Maj/MC-414

Internship

3

Maj/MC-415

Thesis/Research Report

3

Total Credit Hours

18

Area of Specialization: Broadcast Media

Course Code

Title of the Course

Credit Hours

Maj/MC-408

TV Production with Project

4 (1+3)

Maj/MC-409

Radio Broadcast with Project

4 (1+3)

Maj/MC-410

Video Editing& Graphic Designing

4 (2+2)

Maj/MC-414

Internship

3

Maj/MC-415

Thesis/Research Report

3

Total Credit Hours

18

 

Area of Specialization: Print Media

Course Code

Title of the Course

Credit Hours

Maj/MC-411

Online Journalism

4 (1+3)

Maj/MC-412

Magazine Journalism

4 (3+1)

Maj/MC-413

Development Journalism

4 (3+1)

Maj/MC-414

Internship

3

Maj/MC-415

Thesis/Research Report

3

Total Credit Hours

18

Area of Specialization: Digital Journalism

Course Code

Title of the Course

Credit Hours

Maj/MC-416

Digital Journalism

4 (3+1)

Maj/MC-417

Entrepreneurial Journalism

4 (3+1)

Maj/MC-418

Graphic Designing

4

Maj/MC/-419

Internship

3

Maj/MC-415

Thesis/Research Report

3

Total Credit Hours

18

Department of Mass Communication is offering MS Program in Research track: 

(2- Years Degree Programme) (Research Track) 

SCHEME OF STUDY

Semester 1 

Course Code

Title of the Course

Credit Hours

MS-501

Approaches to Mass Communication Studies-I

3

MS-502

Communication Research Methods-I

3

MS-503

International Communication

3

MS-504

Managing Information 

3

 

Total

12

Semester 2 

Course Code

Title of the Course

Credit Hours

MS-505

Approaches to Mass Communication Studies-II

4

MS-506

Communication Research Methods-II

4

MS-507

Advanced Development Communication

4

 

Total

12

Semester 3 & 4 

Course Code

Title of the Course

Credit Hours

MS-601

Seminar

2

MS-602

Research Thesis

10

 

Total

12

 

Total Credit Hours

36

 Professional Track 

Course Code

Title of the Course

Credit Hours

 

1st Semester

 

MS-P-501:

Theory, Practice and Case Studies of Public Relations

3

MS-P-502:

Theory, Practice and Case Studies of Advertising

3

MS-P-503:

Research Methods

3

MS-P-504:

Media and Culture Studies

3

 

Total

12

 

2nd  Semester

 

MS-P-505:

Radio: Writing and Production Techniques

4

MS-P-506:

TV: Writing and Production Techniques

4

MS-P-507:

Seminar

4

 

Total

12

 

3rdSemester &4th Semester

 

MS-P-601

Internship

2

MS-P-602:

Final Project

10

 

Total

12

 

Total Credit Hours

3

Ph.D Program
Scheme of Study
YEAR-I
Semester-I

Course Code

Title of the Course

Credit Hours

MC-701

Research Debates

3

MC-702

Managing Information

3

MC-703

Tools & Skills of Social Sciences Research

3

 

Total

9

Semester- II

Course Code

Title of the Course

Credit Hours

MC-704

Writing Workshop

3

MC-705

Research Practicum

3

MC-7*

Optional Course

3

 

Total

9

Total Credit Hours: 09+09=18 

Duration: 3 to 5 years
Total Credit Hours: 18

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Female candidates with minimum 18 years of education (Ms/M.Phil) or equivalent in the relevant discipline.
  • All other requirements as per university admission policy (Please see University eligibility criteria for Ph.D admission).
  • Qualifying entry test and interview* organized by University are mandatory for admission.
  • Candidates working in both government and non-governmental institutions are required to provide NOC from their concerned organizations.

*Qualifying marks 60% in entry test and interview.