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Diploma in Broadcast Communication

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
Fees18000 / Course
Fees (International Student)33900 / Course
CampusKL Main Campus, Penang Branch Campus
FacultyFaculty of Communication and Creative Industries
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyCommunication & Broadcasting
Course Description

This programme entails knowledge and skills for the technical understanding, writing, scripting, presenting and organising of traditional and new broadcast media. There are also specific courses designed to enhance the depth of knowledge and appreciation of the broadcast communication industry.

    • Introduction to Information Technology
    • Introduction to Mass Communication
    • Chinese Modern Writing OR Music Appreciation
    • Chinese Writing for the Mass Media OR Introduction to Drama
    • Malaysia: Cultural & Religious Practices
    • Basic Digital Photography
    • Mass Media and Society
    • Broadcast Writing (Radio)
    • Film and Society
    • The Modern Electronic Media
    • Radio and DJ
    • Applied Photography
    • Broadcast Writing - Television
    • Globalisation & Communication
    • Communication Law
    • Malaysia & International Relations
    • Videography
    • Advertising for the Electronic Media
    • Translation : BM, English & Chinese OR Translation : BM & English
    • Media Ethics
    • Industrial Attachment

    Language, Mata Pelajaran Pengajian Umum (MPU) and Co-curricular Courses:

    • English for Tertiary Studies, Academic English, Professional English, Pengajian Malaysia 2, Bahasa Kebangsaan A, Social & Work Etiquette, Civic Consciousness and Volunteerism, *Co-curricular

    *Co-Curricular Course must be taken in Year 1 Semester 3

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


a) 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.

b) Students without a credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu are required to pass Bahasa Kebangsaan A before the award of Diploma.

c) Equivalent qualifications/qualifications from other Institution of Higher Learning (IHL) will be considered on a case-by-case basis. d) Subject to the Ministry of Higher Education latest requirements.

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Career Prospects
  • Director-Television and Radio
  • Film & Video Editor, News Editor
  • Videographer
  • Photographers
  • Radio & Television Announcer
  • Copy Writer for Broadcast and Internet-Based Media

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

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