Diploma

Diploma in Mass Communication (Media Studies)


 Programme Overview:

This programme aims to provide students a holistic exposure of media especially in this era of convergence. Students will have greater understanding of the mass media – their functions, impact and future direction. Students will also acquire writing, speaking and audio-visual production skills that enhance their employment for the multifaceted media industries.

 Duration and Offered In:

2 Years

  • Kuala lumpur Main Campus KPT/JPS(N/321/4/0089)08/18-May intakes

Minimum Entry Requirement for Diploma Programmes (MER) -PDF

 Career Prospects:

  • Advertising
  • Public relations
  • Print media and electronic media
  • Writers
  • Producers of information
  • Media planner

 Academic Progression

Graduates may be admitted into Year 2 of Bachelor of Communication (Honours) in Media Studies.

 Programme Outline:

  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Introduction to Mass Communication
  • Chinese Writing for the Mass Media OR Introduction to Drama 
  • Introduction to Human Communication
  • Malaysia: Cultural & Religious Practices
  • Film & Society
  • Mass Media & Society
  • Introduction to Advertising 
  • Public Relations
  • Public Opinion & Persuasion
  • Radio & DJ
  • The Modern Electronic Media 
  • Malaysian Constitutional Framework& Policies
  • Communication Law
  • Production & Publication
  • Media Planning
  • Writing for the Mass Media
  • Translation: BM, English & Chinese OR Translation: BM & English
  • Media Ethics
  • Basic Photography
  • Industrial Attachment

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

English Language, Pengajian Malaysia 2, Bahasa Kebangsaan A, English for Communication, Social and Work Etiquette, Civic Consciousness and Volunteerism, English for IELTS, Co-curricular

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

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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