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Diploma in
Broadcasting and Film


Fast Facts

Level: Diploma

Intakes: January, April, June & August

Study Mode: Full Time

Duration: 2.5 years


Level: Diploma

Intakes: January, April, June & August

Study Mode: Full Time

Duration: 2.5 Years


Students will learn the art and science that go into broadcasting and filmmaking. The hands-on programme will ensure students work closely with industry-grade equipment, as well as get exposed to relevant creative areas.

Career Options
  • Broadcast Director
  • Broadcast Journalist
  • Film Director
  • Photography Director
  • Line Manager
  • News Announcer
  • Producer
  • Production Manager
  • Radio DJ
  • Sound Recordist
  • Sound Stage Manager
  • Station Manager
  • Video Editor


Entry Requirements (Any one of these)

  • Pass SPM/ IGCSE with a minimum of 3 credits; or
  • Pass UEC with a minimum of grade B in 3 subjects; or
  • Pass Certificate in Communication Studies from IACT College; or
  • Pass SKM Level 3 in related field and Pass SPM with minimum of 1 credit; or
  • Other qualifications recognized by the Ministry of Education, Malaysia and considered on a case by case basis

Minimum English Requirements

  • SPM – Grade C or
  • UEC – B6 or
  • IELTS – Band 5.0

Programme Outline

  • Communication English 102
  • Communication English 103
  • Computer Graphics
  • Film Fundamentals
  • Idea Conceptualization
  • Introduction to Audio Production
  • Mass Communication
  • Photography and Digital Imaging
  • Presentation Skills
  • Video Production
  • Advanced Audio Production
  • Advanced Video Production
  • Motion Graphics
  • New Media Studies
  • Production Management
  • Scriptwriting for TV
  • Studio Production and Directing
  • In-Company Practical Training
  • Creative Execution and Production
  • Film Distribution and Marketing
  • Radio and TV Commercial
  • TV-Radio Programming

Additionally the MQA requires all students to take Mata Pelajaran Umum (MPU) within the duration of their studies.

  • MPU 1 : Pengajian Malaysia 2 (for local students)/ Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (for international students)
  • MPU 2 : Bahasa Kebangsaan A/ Problem Solving and Decision Making
  • MPU 3 : Study of Religions
  • MPU 4 : Serving our Society (S.O.S)

*Advanced Standing to BA (Hons) Media, Culture and Communication (Broadcasting & Digital Media Option)

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Student Portfolio

Directed by: Er Jun Qin
Produced by: Kimberly Yong

Directed by: Kyle Soong
Produced by: Chie Yee Chung

Directed by: Anthony Lee
Produced by: Apple Chin, Aaron Wong

Directed by: Joshua Jesudasan
Produced by: NOSTRO Productions

Multiple Camera Production
Directed by: Zoeil Lai
Hosted by: Josephine Tan

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Client: Khind
Produced by: Diploma in Broadcasting students

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