Bachelor Degree

Bachelor of Communication (Honours) in Journalism


Programme Overview:

This programme caters for students who wish to develop a successful career in the journalism and media industry. With industry driven content,the programme offers a teaching and experiential learning experience that prepares students with enhanced and progressive skills for professional media reporting. With a focus on an enriching learning experience, the programme prepares students for a challenging and fast evolving media world. The programme also explores the local Malaysian and global media context to produce graduates that are highly employable in the industry.

Duration and Offered In:

3 Years 

  • Kuala Lumpur Main Campus KPT/JPS(N/321/6/0094)09/18-May intake

Minimum Entry Requirement for Bachelor Degree Programmes (MER) -PDF

Career Prospects:

  • Journalists
  • Writers
  • Reporters
  • Copy Editors
  • Editors
  • Communications Executives
  • Content Writers

Programme Outline:

  • Introduction to Mass Communication
  • News Gathering, Reporting and Writing
  • Media in Malaysia
  • Media Law
  • Advanced News Gathering, Reporting and Writing
  • Photojournalism
  • News Subediting
  • Chinese Creative Writing OR Creative Writing
  • Interviewing for Journalism
  • Local News Reporting
  • Persuasive Writing for Media
  • Online Journalism
  • Communication Theories
  • Television Production
  • Communication Research Methods
  • Statistical Analysis for Communication
  • Media Management and Competition
  • Sports Journalism
  • Industrial Attachment
  • Newspaper Editing, Design and Layout
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Journalism Research
  • Journalism Ethics and Issues
  • Feature Writing
  • Final Year Applied Journalism Project
  • Global Journalism OR Citizen Journalism OR War and Conflict Reporting
  • PR Practices in Malaysia OR Intercultural Communication OR Music Journalism

Language, Mata Pelajaran Pengajian Umum (MPU) and Co-curricular Courses:

  • English Language, Tamadun Islam dan Asia, English for Communication, Contemporary Malaysian Issues, Hubungan Etnik, English for Humanities, Critical Thinking, Co-curricular

*Co-Curricular Courses can be taken in any semester of the study

*MPU-3213 Bahasa Kebangsaan A is applicable to students without credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu only

Contact Us


FACULTY OF COMMUNICATION AND CREATIVE INDUSTRIES
TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
JALAN GENTING KELANG
SETAPAK
53300 KUALA LUMPUR

TELEPHONE: +603-41450123 / 41450100
Ext no. 3508, 3532
FAX: 603-41423166 / 018 925 1001
EMAIL : fcci@tarc.edu.my

OPENING HOURS
8.30am - 5.30pm (Monday - Friday)

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