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


  • SPM/O-Levels: 3 credits in any subjects including English or its equivalent.
  • SKM (Level 3, MQF): relevant fields and undergo a screening and bridging program.
  • Certificate (Level 3, MQF): minimum CGPA of 2.0 in relevant field or its equivalent.
  • Senior Middle 3 UEC: minimum of 3 B’s including English.
  • STPM: Grade C (GPA 2.0) in any subject including credit in English at SPM level or its equivalent.
  • STAM: minimum grade of Maqbul including credit in English at SPM level or its equivalent.
  • 10-11 years of schooling: exit qualification in the country of origin with 3 credits including English.

For International Students
IELTS 5.0 or equivalent.

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