Description

From the word Mass Communication, a mass (public) communicator, or a journalist is one who collects, writes and distributes news and other information through mass media to large segments of the population at the same time.  Areas of specializations are political reporting/news, business news, sports news, judicial coverage /news, health news, educational writer, lobbyist, copyright specialist, administrative assistant, publicity director, information analyst, etc.

International Relations and Diplomacy

International relations focus on the political relationships between countries. This field encompasses a variety of professions, ranging from those focused on the political sphere to others involving international trade. They study relations among countries, the roles of sovereign state, inter-governmental organizations (IGO), international non- governmental organizations (INGO).

Subject Combination

Mass Communication

English,  Literature and any two from Arts or Social Science subjects

International Relations and Diplomacy

English, Economics, Literature- in English and Geography/Government / History

Employment

Typical employers are embassies, airports, government agencies, media, international organizations, multinational businesses and university/college.

Mass communicators can find career opportunities in media/journalism, Government, Business/Industry, Education, Publishing, Advertising/Marketing.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS FOR ARTS AND HUMANITIES STUDENTS

  • Creativity
  • The ability to generate new ideas
  • Teamwork and collaboration
  • Self-motivation
  • Management and organizational skills
  • Communication skills
  • Negotiating skills
  • Critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Decision-making skills
  • Basic business skills
  • Flexibility and adaptation skills

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