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For 2021 - 22

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20% Scholarship for Girl Students*

20% Scholarship for Girl Students for intake in Undergraduate & Postgraduate Programs at UPES for Academic Year 2021.

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Up to 50% merit based scholarships

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About M.A Courses

Master of Arts is a post-graduate degree that aims at providing in-depth knowledge of the chosen field. The two-year duration course is highly popular and comes with a variety of specialisation to select from. Students who have completed their Bachelor of Arts degree often opt for higher studies and pursue a Master of Arts degree to enhance their understanding of a domain and gain better career prospects.

The degree helps in exploring many different areas of interest and consolidates strong expertise, making you eligible for higher-level job roles. UPES offers the following specialisation in Master of Arts degree:

MA Journalism and Mass Communication (Digital)
MA Digital and Mass Media (Broadcasting)


Who is the M.A. Course for?

The Master of Arts degree offered by UPES is for candidates who are keen to gain deeper insight and expertise in a particular field and wish to become proficient in that sector. They will be able to imbibe valuable skills that would help them perform to their fullest capability and give them leverage over others in terms of industry knowledge. The course is a gateway to opening doors for multiple career options that one can explore for a long term success and stability. The coursework is also substantial with a lot of theory classes, group projects and also deep research work that allows students to make full use of their mental and learning faculties. Major corporate houses tend to give more preference to those who hold an M.A. Degree for the same reason as such employees can offer superior excellence to their work.


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Eligibility Criteria

  • Minimum 60% in 10 th, 12 th & Graduation

Scholarship Percentage (%) – Only Tuition Fee for 1 st semester & Number of Seats

  • 50% waiver on 5% seats in each program

Scholarships for M.A. Students

UPES offers scholarship programmes to academically inclined students so they can achieve their academic and professional goals without any financial hurdles. Students can get a 50% waiver for 1st-semester tuition fee on 5% seats in each program. Certain criteria are put in place to filter eligible candidates for the process:

  • Students should have scored a minimum of 60% in 10th,12th, and Graduation.
  • The student should possess exemplary behaviour and should be highly disciplined and compliant with the university.
  • Attendance of minimum 75% is required.

UPES offers 25% Scholarship for Girl Students on tuition fees for any of the Undergraduate and Postgraduate course for 2020. However, the above eligibility applies to them as well.

Date of PI – 24th and 25th March 2021

Careers & Placements

  • Consultancy firms
  • Energy Research Organization
  • Business Chambers (CII, ASSOCHAM, FICCI)
  • Academic Institutions
  • Energy Business Firms
  • Journalism

Career Opportunities

What are career opportunities available with a MA degree?

Depending upon the specialisation that you opt for with your M.A. degree, you can be in a comfortable position to enjoy various job roles in many different sectors. The expertise gained would ensure that you carry out your functions efficiently while making you equipped for senior roles as well. Master of Arts from UPES added to your resume will make you stand out to the employers and help you get jobs in both private and public sector as associates, executives, consultants and analysts.  

UPES being a reputed university enjoys a high placement rate of almost 90% and ropes in high profile companies such as Nestle, Reliance, Dell, Amazon and many more. It also boasts of a successful Career Service Department that has assisted 2200 students to land excellent jobs with good pay package in 2018-19 session. The job profile for Master of Arts degree varies depending upon the specialisation but they all have few features in common such as a prominent role, lucrative pay package and long term stability. Here are some of the diverse roles that you can go for based on your field:  

  • Digital Director (MA Advertising & Digital Marketing)
  • Content Manager (MA Advertising & Digital Marketing)


Reasons to study Master of Arts in 2021

The M.A. course has different branches and each aims at making you a thorough and knowledgeable professional capable of carrying out high priority job functions. It prepares you for the challenges of the business world by inculcating all the necessary learning and skills that you require. It will also give you a conducive environment to share your ideas and develop transferable skills like communication, analytical, presentation, information management and leadership skills. Hence, M.A. Admission 2021 can be your gateway for a brighter and more advanced future.  

UPES has enjoyed global popularity and is counted among prestigious private institutes offering valuable education and opportunities to all. It has also won many awards such as the Leading University for International Student Experience’ at the UniAgents Annual Summit 2019. Nestled in the scenic green valley of Dehradun, this university not only offers a calm environment but also has world-class infrastructure with state-of-the-art technology to help students make the most of their Master of Arts degree.