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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)

  • SPM / O-Level / IGCSE – Minimum 3 credits
  • UEC – Minimum of grade B in 3 subjects
  • SKM Level 3 – Pass in related field and SPM with credit in English
  • Pass Certificate in Communication Studies from IACT College
  • Other qualifications recognised 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 or equivalent

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

Articles and Stories on Broadcasting and Film

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IACT College 2018 Convocation Award Recipients
IACT Convocation Class 2018

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IACT Students Shine in Japan

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Director Chiu visits!

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Graduates embark on a new journey

(This article was published in The Star Newspaper on 28 May 2017) FROM an early…

A Silver Screen Lure

Eleven aspiring filmmakers from IACT College Broadcasting and Films made their film debut on 18…

Student Portfolio

The Making Ofs (Playlist)

Short Films (Playlist)

TV Commercials (Playlist)

Multi-Camera Production (Playlist)

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