Welcome to Department of MCJ

   Department of Journalism and Mass Communication (DJMC),University of Calicut, the first University teaching and research department for Mass Communication in Kerala was set up in 1978 with a one-year Bachelor Degree programme in Journalism (BJ). Given the demand from the diverse communication fields, the Department upgraded its programme to Master’s in Communication and Journalism (MCJ) in 1986. In 1995, the Department started PhD. Programme. Taking cues from the paradigm shift in communication sector in the early 1990s, it introduced specializations in Business journalism, Technical communication, and Corporate Communication. In 2010, choice-based credit semester system was introduced with new generation courses and inter departmental option facility. Since 2012, the Department has been publishing a refereed research journal titled’ Communication and Journalism Research’.