Faculty of Creative Industries

Diploma in Mass Communication

(R2/321/4/0057) (MQA/FA 2008) 11/2027

Programme Description

To equip students with the pedagogical and technical abilities needed to concentrate on the use of electronic media in mass communication while also incorporating the core theories of the area. Students who receive a diploma in journalism and mass communication often increase their communication and organisational abilities, as well as their ability to write for a wide audience.They can use these skills to present themselves as prospective employment applicants.

Programme Highlights

  • Mode: Full & Part Time
  • Duration: 36 months
  • Credit Hours: 94
  • Scholarships Available
  • Intake: Jan/Feb, May/June, Sept/Oct
  • Course in Petaling Jaya


  • Introduction to Mass Communication
  • Academic English 1
  • Computer Software Application
  • Professional Communication
  • Academic English 2
  • Mass Media and Society
  • Co Curriculum**
  • Introduction to Advertising
  • Meeting Skills
  • Basic Entrepreneurship / Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Human Communication
  • Pengajian Malaysia 2/ Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1
  • Introduction to Film & Cinema
  • Academic English 3



  • Introduction to Advertising
  • Introduction to Journalism
  • Basic Enterpreneurship / Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Photo Communication
  • Ethics and Media
  • Integrated Marketing Communication
  • Introduction to Broadcasting
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Writing for Mass Media
  • Computer Software Applications
  • Public Relations



  • Critical Thinking
  • Communication Research
  • Electronic Media Management
  • Theories of Communication
  • Public Speaking
  • 2D animation
  • Contemporary Issues in Media
  • Industrial Training / Professional Project


i) A pass in SPM or its equivalent, with a minimum of 3 credits including English; OR ii) A pass in Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) or its equivalent, with a minimum of Grade C (GPA 2.00) in any subject and a credit in English at SPM or its equivalent; OR iii) ApassinSijilTinggiAgamaMalaysia(STAM)with a minimum grade of Maqbul and a credit in English at SPM or its equivalent; OR iv) *Pass SKM (Level 3, MQF) (HEP is required to implement a screening and bridging program which correspond to the program field); OR v) A Certificate (Level 3, MQF) or its equivalent and a credit in English at SPM or its equivalent; OR vi) A Certificate in Media and Communication or its equivalent.

For International Students
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 5.0 OR its equivalent.

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