Bachelor Degree

Bachelor of Communication (Honours) in Journalism


KL KPT/JPS(R/321/6/0094)09/23

 
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: 

3 Years 

Intake:

May

Campus:

Kuala Lumpur Main Campus

General Progression Route:



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

Entry Requirements:

Note:

a) Students without a credit in SPM Bahasa Malaysia are required to pass Bahasa Kebangsaan A before the award of Bachelor Degree.

b) TARC/TAR UC Diploma will be accepted on credit transfer into Bachelor Degree programmes.

c) Equivalent qualifications other than the above will be considered on a case-by-case basis

d) Information is correct at the point of printing. Subject to the Ministry of Education latest requirement.

Career Prospects:
  • Journalists
  • Writers
  • Reporters
  • Copy Editors
  • Editors
  • Communications Executives
  • Content Writers

Fees & Financial Aid:

Estimated Total Fees: RM 31,600 (Malaysian Students), RM51,300 (International Students)

The estimated total fees may vary by 10%.

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  • Other scholarship

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Financial Aid

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Contact Information:
Journalism

Mr. Satwant Singh A/L Karam Singh
Ext No.: 3498

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
CALL/WHATSAPP US: +601110678256
FAX: 603-41423166
EMAIL : fcci@tarc.edu.my

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