The Department of Journalism and Media Studies (JMS) at Jahangirnagar University is one of the most dynamic and vibrant academic departments in the country. The Department started its journey in 2011 with a view to bringing about excellence in journalism and media education and creating a skilled, highly technologically literate, and competent workforce that will dominate the contemporary media scene. In the age of information, JMS graduates are expected to contribute to building a knowledge-based society, thus pitching in the overall advancement of the country.
The courses offered under the programme explore the relationships between media, society, culture, and technologies. A considerable emphasis is laid on the history, structure, organisation and functions of mass communication, techniques of media reporting, art of editing, audio-visual production, new media and information technologies, communications research, and contemporary national and international issues.
BSS (Honours) Programme in Journalism and Media Studies
(Academic Sessions: 2015-2016, 2016-2017, 2017-2018 and 2018-2019)