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Programme Overview

Bachelor of Communication (Media Studies) Hons is a three years’ degree programme which has uniquely designed modules with a blend of theories and covers broad areas of practices in journalism, broadcasting, advertising, multimedia and public relations. This programme prepare students to be more literate, thoughtful, critical consumers and producers of media. Upon completion of this programme, students will be equipped to be strategic, creative and critical leaders who will be able to examine and understand the current and rapid changing global trends in the media and ethically navigate complex communication landscapes.
Intake Dates : January, May, August

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Programme Structure & Courses

  • Year 1

    Mass Communication Core

    • Public Speaking
    • Introduction to Mass Communication
    • Human Communication
    • Introduction to Media Writing
    • Information, Technology and Media Industry
    • Introduction to Design
    • Introduction to Film
    • Digital Photography Techniques
    • Theories of Media
    • Video Production Techniques
    • Marketing Communication Issues in the Digital Age
    • Year 1 Free Elective

  • Year 2

    Mass Communication Core

    • Intercultural Communication
    • Communication Theory
    • Social Research Methods
    • Media Planning
    • Writing for Broadcast and New Media
    • Documentary Production Techniques
    • Media Relations and Management
    • News Writing and Reporting
    • Publication Design
    • Communication Law and Ethics
    • Year 2 Free Elective

  • Year 3

    • Dissertation
    • Industrial Training
    • Communication Law and Ethics
    • News Editing
    • Feature Writing
    • Media Relations and Management
    • Year 3 Free Elective

Mininum Entry Requirements
  • STPM – min Grade C in 2 subjects and credit in English in SPM ; or
  • A-Level – min. grade D, any two subjects with a credit in English in SPM; or
  • Diploma in Media/Communication with min. CGPA 2.00 and a credit in SPM English or its equivalent; or
  • A-Level – min. grade D, any two subjects with a credit in English in SPM; or
  • Matriculation/Foundation or its equivalent, min. CGPA of 2.00 and credit in English at SPM or its equivalent; or
  • Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) – min. of 5 Grade B in any subjects (including English); or
  • SACE International – ATAR 50.0 (least 50% in English)

Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government.

Fee Structure

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