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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


Always wondered what it is like to be part of producing and making TV programmes and commercials? Then you should consider the Diploma in Broadcasting. At IACT College, you will learn in detail about the art and science that go into broadcasting, both in front and behind the camera. Classes for broadcasting are hands-on and ensure students have significant time working with the equipment. That means students will learn how to operate AV control panels, lighting and various types of cameras. Students will also be exposed to other related areas, such as client service management, media, creative production and more.

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

Intakes & Requirements


January, April, June & August


2.5 Years

Entry Requirements

  • Pass SPM/ O Level with minimum of 3 credits
  • Pass UEC with a minimum of grade B in 3 subjects
  • 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

English Requirements

  • SPM – Grade C
  • UEC – C8
  • IELTS – Band 5.0

Course Subjects

  • Advanced Audio Production
  • Advertising Principles
  • Communication English 102
  • Communication English 103
  • Computer Graphics
  • Idea Conceptualisation
  • Introduction to Audio Production
  • Creative Thinking
  • Mass Communication
  • Photography and Digital Imaging
  • Presentation Skills
  • Video Production
  • Advanced Video Production
  • Film Fundamentals
  • Motion Graphics
  • New Media Studies
  • Production Management
  • Scriptwriting for TV
  • Studio Production and Directing
  • Extra-Curricular Activities
  • 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 Subjects:

  • MPU 1: Pengajian Malaysia 2 (for local students)/ Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (for international students)
  • MPU 2: Bahasa Kebangsaan A 2/ 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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Directed by: Er Jun Qin
Produced by: Kimberly Yong

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Produced by: NOSTRO Productions

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Directed by: Zoeil Lai
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Produced by: Diploma in Broadcasting students

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