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Diploma in Journalism

Offered by: Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC)
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Exam BodyInternal Diploma, Malaysia
Course Duration2 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees18300 / Course
Fees (International Student)31900 / Course
CampusKL Main Campus
FacultyFaculty of Communication and Creative Industries
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyCommunication & Broadcasting
Curriculum
  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Introduction to Mass Communication
  • Introduction to Human Communication
  • Chinese Writing for the Mass Media OR Introduction to Drama
  • Mass Media and Society
  • Writing for the Electronic Media
  • Journalism I
  • The Malaysian Mass Media
  • Introduction to Electronic Publishing
  • Malaysia: Cultural & Religious Practices
  • Journalism II
  • Media Ethics
  • Photojournalism
  • Chinese Creative Writing OR Creative Writing
  • Malaysian Constitutional Framework and Policies
  • Communication Law
  • Copy Editing
  • Malaysia and International Relations
  • Production & Publication
  • Translation: BM & English OR Translation: BM, English & Chinese
  • Industrial Attachment

Language, Mata Pelajaran Pengajian Umum (MPU) and Co-curricular Courses:
English Language, Pengajian Malaysia 2, Bahasa Kebangsaan A, English for Communication, Social & 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
Career Prospects
  • Journalists
  • Writers
  • Reporters
  • Communications Executives
  • Content Writers

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


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