Diploma

Diploma in Mass Communication (Journalism)


KL KPT/JPS(R/321/4/0088)08/23

 
Programme Overview:

This programme is catered for students who wish to develop a successful career in journalism and the media industry. The programme equips students with practical skills for media reporting with an emphasis on hands-on learning experience.With industry relevant content, the programme offers a holistic learning experience that produces graduates that are employable in the journalism and media industry.

Duration:

2 Years

Intake:

May

Campus:

Kuala Lumpur Main Campus

Academic Progression:

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

General Progression Route:

Programme Outline:
  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Introduction to Mass Communication
  • Introduction to Human Communication
  • Chinese Writing for the Mass Media OR Introduction to Drama
  • Mass Media and Society
  • Writing for the Electronic Media
  • Journalism I
  • The Malaysian Mass Media
  • Introduction to Electronic Publishing
  • Malaysia: Cultural & Religious Practices
  • Journalism II
  • Media Ethics
  • Photojournalism
  • Chinese Creative Writing OR Creative Writing
  • Malaysia Constitutional Framework & Policies
  • Communication Law
  • Copy Editing
  • Malaysia and International Relations
  • Production & Publication
  • Translation: BM & English OR Translation: BM, English & Chinese
  • Industrial Attachment

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

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

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

Minimum  Entry Requirements:

Career Prospects:
  • Journalists
  • Writers
  • Reporters
  • Communications Executives
  • Content Writers
Fees & Financial aid:

Estimated Total Fees: RM18,300 (Malaysian Students), RM30,000 (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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