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Diploma in Mass Communication
International Students

Approval Code KPT/JPS(N/321/4/0170)03/20
Classification Diploma
Course Mode Full Time
Course Duration 2 Years
Course Location Kuala Lumpur Campus
Intakes January, May and September

The Diploma in Mass Communication programme provides a broad grounding in subjects ranging from print, online and broadcast journalism, to advertising, public relations, radio, TV and social media. It brings the industry into the classroom, allowing students to interact and work closely with the industries they will be part of in future through structured project-based learning and internship programme. This multi-pathway programme prepares students for a rewarding career and for further studies in degree programmes locally and overseas.

Programme Highlights

Personalized learning
  • We believe that each student deserves personal attention and should be given opportunities to express their thoughts and prove their skills.
    Direct pathway
  • Graduates from Diploma in Mass Communication have direct pathway to 2nd year to BA (Hons) Mass Communication in UCSI University and other relevant programmes.
    Industrial exposure in classroom
  • Students of this programme will be exposed to real practise in the media industry to prepare them for their future career.
    Structured internship programme
  • Our graduates are job-ready as they have gone through an impressive portfolio of skills during their intership period with the key players of the media industry.
  • Qualification Requirement
    Level 3 SKMM
    Certificate in Media and Communication
    3 credit (including English)
    Grade C (CGPA 2.00) (credit in English at SPM)
    minimum grade of of Maqbul (credit English at SPM)
    pass Level 3 Certificate in related field with credit in English in SPM.

    Other equivalent qualification recognised by Malaysian Government.
    Level 1
    1) Academic English
    2) Basic Mass Communication Theory
    3) Basic Practices of Marketing
    4) Communication Contexts & Applications
    5) Consumer Behaviour
    6) Business English
    7) Information Technology & Computer Systems
    8) Introduction to International Communication
    9) Introduction to Advertising
    10) Introduction to ICT
    11) Introduction to Intercultural Communication
    12) Introduction to Mass Communication
    13) Psychology for Mass Communication
    14) Writing Skills for the Mass Communication Industry

    Level 2
    1) Business Communication
    2) Fundamentals of Management
    3) Introduction to Broadcasting
    4) Introduction to Event Management
    5) Industrial Training
    6) Internet marketing
    7) Introduction to Journalism
    8) Media Law & Ethics
    9) Media, Culture & Society
    10) Multimedia Fundamentals
    11) Public Relations
    12) Visual Communication

    General Courses (MPU)
    1) Bahasa Kebangsaan A/ Presentation Skills
    2) Community Service
    3) Introduction to Cultural Studies
    4) Malaysian Studies 2/ Communication in Malay 2

    • Public Relations Practitioner
    • Corporate Communication Personnel
    • Radio DJ / Talk Show Host
    • Production Crew
    • Event Planner / Media Planner
    • Marketing Communication Executive
    • Advertising Producer
    • Sub-Editor
    • Script Writer
    • Junior Journalist
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