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Diploma in Communication and Media Studies

Offered by: TAR UC - Tunku Abdul Rahman University College Perak Branch Campus
Exam BodyInternal Diploma, Malaysia
Course Duration2 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees18200 / Course
Fees (International Student)N/A
CampusPerak Branch Campus
FacultyFaculty of Communication and Creative Industries
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyCommunication & Broadcasting
Curriculum
  • Introduction to Communication and Media Studies
  • Public Speaking Skills
  • Fundamentals of Journalism
  • Communication, Culture and Society
  • Media Writing 1
  • Fundamentals of Advertising
  • Introduction to Electronic Publishing
  • The New Media
  • Fundamentals of Public Relations
  • Media Writing 2
  • Introduction to Communication Theories and Research
  • Basic Photography Skills
  • Music Appreciation (Elective) or Introduction to Drama (Elective)
  • Malaysian Legal Framework and Policies in Communication
  • Social Media and Applications
  • Basic Publication Skills
  • Basic Video Production
  • Persuasive Communication
  • Industrial Attachment

Language, Mata Pelajaran Pengajian Umum (MPU) and Co-curricular Courses:
English Language, Pengajian Malaysia 2, Bahasa Kebangsaan A, English for Communication, Social and Work Etiquette, Civic Consciousness and Volunteerism, English for IELTS, Co-curricular

*Co-Curricular Courses can be taken in any semester of the study

Entry Requirements
  1. SPM - 3 Credits in the relevant subjects
  2. O Level - 3 Grade C in the relevant subjects
  3. UEC - 3 Grade B in the relevant subjects
  4. Certificate - Relevant Certificate accredited by MQA or relevant Skilled/Technical/Vocational Certificate recognised by the Malaysian Government

Compulsory subject:

(1), (2) and (3) must include SPM Credit/ O Level Grade C/ UEC Grade B in English Language

Note:

  1. SPM holders must have at least a pass in Bahasa Melayu and SPM holders from Year 2013 onwards must have at least a pass in Sejarah.
  2. Students without a credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu are required to pass Bahasa Kebangsaan A before the award of Diploma.
  3. Equivalent qualifications/qualifications from other Institution of Higher Learning (IHL) will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  4. Information is correct at the point of printing. Subject to the Ministry of Education latest requirements.
Intake MonthsJune, November
Career Prospects
  • Advertising
  • Public relations
  • Print media and electronic media
  • Writers
  • Producers of information
  • Media planner

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.


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