IACT College - Certificate in Communication Studies


• April
• August


18 Months

Mode of Study

Full Time

The Certificate in Communication Studies is an 18-month foundation programme that is a pre-requisite for students intending to pursue the Diploma of their choice. What makes the programme unique is it encompasses more than the fundamentals of advertising and communication. The range of subjects conducted also helps students to acquire creative thinking, communication and problem-solving skills from day one. This is where you begin to grow as a creative thinker and communicator!

Year 1

• Business and Social Etiquette
• Communication English 099
• Communication English 100
• Communication English 101
• Communication Theory 1
• Introduction to Communication
• Introduction to Computer Skills 1
• Introduction to Design
• Introduction to Marketing
• Introduction to TV and Radio
• Problem Solving Skills

Final Semester

• Communication Theory 2
• Introduction to Business and Management
• Introduction to Computer Skills 2
• Professional Writing

*Additionally, the MQA requires all students to take Mata Pelajaran Umum (MPU) within the duration of their studies. The MPU subjects are as follows:
• MPU 1: Pengajian Malaysia 1 (for local students) / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (for international students)
• MPU 2: Bahasa Kebangsaan A1 / Student Leadership
• MPU 3: Pendidikan Moral / Pengajian Islam

*Note: Modules are subject to change to reflect the current industry needs.

Entry Requirements

• Pass SPM/O Level with a minimum of 1 credit
• Pass UEC with a minimum of grade B in 1 subject
• Other qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education are considered on a case-by-case basis

English Requirement

• SPM – Pass
• UEC – C8

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Nexus Shay

IACT College Graduate, Certificate in Communication Studies and Diploma in Marketing and Advertising

I did not do well in my SPM but IACT College opened doors for me to be a Google Ambassador and my group won second runner-up for the ShellFuel Save Competition. I feel like I’ve gone from zero to hero!