BS Journalism

BS Journalism is a 4-year degree program that comprises of 8 semesters. Students in the BS Journalism program learn the most up-to-date reporting, writing, and technological skills for both traditional and digital media. The degree holders gain more confidence in multimedia communication, story identification and pitching, and engaging with editors. In addition, degree graduates learn how to conduct insightful interviews, obtain relevant data, and write appealing tales with clarity and flair.

The goal of the BS Journalism program is to help students have a better grasp of politics, international security, environmental policy, and world religions. Optional certificates in business communication, digital storytelling, and marketing management and digital strategy are available to degree holders. The goal of the Bachelor of Science in Journalism program is to generate visionary young media professionals and educators with strong foundations in functional journalism, information technology, and communication studies education.

Core Courses

  • Introduction to Journalism
  • Analytical Study of Urdu/English Journalism
  • Newspaper Reporting
  • Communication and Culture
  • Media Laws/Ethics
  • Principles of Advertising
  • Photo Journalism
  • International Mass Media and its Impact
  • Media Management Marketing
  • Political History of Pakistan

Eligibility Criteria

  • 12 years of education with at least 50% marks.
  • Passing marks in the entrance exam.

Scope

BS Journalism degree holders can work in both the public and private sectors at the national and international levels. Students will be able to work in any sector of expertise after completing this degree, including radio and television journalism, public relations, advertising, development communication, and print journalism. A job in journalism is regarded as prestigious since journalists play an important role in informing and educating the general public about news from all around the world. A journalist gathers, reports, edits, and disseminates news through a variety of media, including print and electronic media. The scope of journalism has increased due to increase in news channels and social media news channels. The degree holders can carry forward this degree towards higher studies as well.

Universities Offering BS Journalism in Pakistan

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