BJM (Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication)

BJM is an under-graduate degree program which allows the students to learn the skills required for the careers in reporting, news preparation for broadcasting, maintaining and enhancing public relation and media requirements.

Teaching & Assessment

The abilities of the students are being enhanced through personal guidance, Practical and career counseling. The lectures are conducted by means of modern technology such as computer and multimedia. The students are encouraged to participate in the group discussions and practical work.

Areas of Specialization

Upon completion of the sixth semester of the BJM Program, the students will be offered two specializations in:

  1. Radio and Television
  2. Public Relations

The BJM Chief Officer in coordination with the relevant HoD will provide a counseling session to introduce and provide full details about each of the above specializations to the candidates.

Admission Eligibility

  1. The candidate must have 12th grade high school certificate or equivalent qualification.
  2. The Candidates must demonstrate proficiency in National Languages.

Program Structure

In order to be eligible for obtaining a bachelor degree in Journalism and Mass Communication, the minimum credit units that are to be earned from each of the following areas:
Faculty Mass Communication and Journalism
Year of Establishment 2012
Total Credits 140
Number of Departments
  • Radio and Television
  • Public Relation
General Subject Credits 16 Credit Units
Basics / Fundamental Subjects 32 Credit Units
Core Subject Credits 64 Credit Units
Specialization Subject Credits
  • Radio and Televesion
  • Public Relation

16 Credit Units or
16 Credit Units
Monograph / Project 6 Credit Units
Total Credits 140 Credit Units

BJM Program Curriculum

Semester I Semester II
Islamic Studies Islamic Studies
Dari Grammar Dari Grammar
Pashto Grammar Pashto Grammar
Sociology Mass Media
Introduction to Mass Communication Video Journalism
Photojournalism Interview for Mass Media
Principles of Journalism English Language
Semester III Semester IV
Reporting for Mass Media Professional Journalism
Mass Media Writing Online Journalism
Afghanistan Media History World Media History
Professional Language Computer (Adobe in-Design)
Computer (Photoshop) Principles of Management
Istamic Studies Psychology
Intro. to Politics Islamic studies
Intor. to Philosophy
Semester V Semester VI
Sociology of Mass Communication Research Methodology
Advertising and Propaganda Communication Theories
Media Ethics Media Law
Media Organization & Management Principles of Public Relation
International Relations Islamic Studies
Islamic Studies
Semester VII (Radio & Television) Semester VIII (Radio & Television)
Radio Technique News Critics
Computer (Adobe Audition) Media Context Content Analysis
Radio Program Production Television Technique
News Anchoring & Public Speeches Television Program Production
Internship Cinematography
Islamic Studies Monograph
Islamic Studies
Semester VII (Public Relation) Semester VIII (Public Relation)
Research in Communication Studies Political Communication
Media & the Public Opinion Communication Management
Human Communication International Communication
Public Relation Techniques Business Communication
Internship Monograph
Islamic Studies Islamic Studies
Rana University, Kabul Afghanistan
Charahi Baraki.
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