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Diploma in
Mass Communication


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


This programme is suited for those interested to pursue careers that deal with processes of human communication and the creative industry primarily in Public Relations, Broadcasting and Journalism

Career Options
  • Broadcast Journalist
  • Broadcast Station Manager
  • Client Manager
  • Corporate Communications Director
  • Event Manager
  • Journalist
  • Media Planner
  • News Announcer
  • Producer
  • Public Relations Director
  • Publicity Manager
  • Radio DJ
  • Social Media Consultant
  • Talk Show Host


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
  • IGCSE (L1) – Grade E or
  • IGCSE (L2) – Grade D or equivalent

Programme Outline

  • Advertising Principles
  • Communciation English 102
  • Communciation English 103
  • Computer Graphics
  • Creative thinking
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Mass Communication
  • Presentation Skills
  • Principles of Journalism
  • Public Relations
  • Convergent Journalism
  • Media and Culture
  • Media Ethics and Regulations
  • Media Criticism
  • Motion Graphics
  • Photography and Digital Imaging
  • Publicity and Media Relations
  • Video Production
  • Writing for Different Media
  • In-Company Practical Training
  • Idea Conceptualization
  • New Media Studies
  • PR Campaign Strategies
  • Electives (Choose any two):
    • Public Relations
      • Corporate Communication
      • Corporate Crisis Management
    • Journalism
      • Fundamentals of Publishing
      • Print Journalism
    • Broadcasting and Media Production
      • Broadcast Portfolio
      • Programme Management (TV,Radio and Internet)

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

Student Showcase

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