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Course Details:

If you have an innate desire to pursue a career in film, television, print and digital communication, then this specialisation maybe the right option for you. The media studies program takes an integrated approach and a broader look at media in all its forms, so that our graduates are prepared for both traditional and non-traditional media careers. Our curriculum covers the journalistic writing and editing for print and electronic media, communication through production of documentaries and short films, as well as media management and marketing.

What are the career prospects?

  • Journalism
  • Media management
  • Press attaché
  • Film making
  • Publishing
  • Broadcasting
  • Cinematography
  • Public affairs
  • Corporate writing
  • Speech writing
  • Script writing
  • Photojournalism
  • Public relations
  • Corporate communications

For more information on entry requirements, program pathway, subjects listing and to get to know the faculty, please click on download brochure

Year 1
  • MCH 102 Public Speaking
  • MCH 101 Introduction to Mass Communication
  • MCH 100 Social and Business Communication
  • MCH 152 Introduction to Media Writing
  • MCH 106 Information Tech, Mass Media and Society
  • HAA 102 Introduction to Design
  • MCH 120 Introduction to Film
  • MCH 108 Digital Photography Techniques
  • MCH 110 Video Production Techniques

2 Year One Free Elective subjects

MPU 1

Local Students

  • MPU3123 Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (TITAS)
  • MPU3113 Hubungan Etnik
  • International Students
  • MPU3173 Malaysian Studies 3 / Pengajian Malaysia 3
  • MPU3143 Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2
Year 2
  • MCH 215 Intercultural Communication
  • MCH 250 Communication Theory
  • HSO 210 Social Research Methods
  • MCH 208 Communication in the Workplace
  • MCH 210 Writing for Broadcast and New Media
  • MCH 212 Documentary Production Techniques
  • MCH 221 Media Relations and Management
  • MCH 251 Theories of Media
  • MCH 280 News Writing and Reporting

2 Year Two Free Elective subjects

MPU 2 – choose 1
  • MPU3213 Bahasa Kebangsaan A*
  • MPU3223 Leadership and Life Skills

* For local student who did not have credit in BM SPM

Year 3
  •  MCH 317 Publication Design
  • MCH 390 Honours Thesis
  • MCH 396 Practicum
  • MCH 314 Communication Law and Ethics
  • MCH 380 News Editing
  • MCH 333 Feature Writing
  • MCH 321 Media Marketing

2 Year Three Free Elective subjects

MPU 3 – choose 1
  • MPU3313 Comparative Ethics For Malaysia
  • MPU3323 Malaysian Constitution
  • MPU3343 Career Pathways in the field of Behavioral Sciences in Malaysia
  • MPU3353 Personal Financial Planning in Malaysia
  • MPU3363 Issues of Social Media in Malaysia Society
MPU 4 – choose 1
  • MPU3412 Co-curriculum – Sports 2
  • MPU3422 Co-curriculum – Community Service 2
  • MPU3432 Co-curriculum – Event Management 2
  • HELP Foundation in Arts/ Foundation in Science; or
  • 2 STPM Grade C/2 A-Level passes; or
  • 5 Bs (including English) in Senior Middle 3 (UEC); or
  • 5 CPU passes with a minimum average of 50%; or
  • 5 SAM/TEE examination passes with a university aggregate of 50%; or
  • Minimum 24 points in International Baccalaureate; or
  • Matriculation/Foundation with minimum CGPA of 2.00; or
  • A Diploma or its equivalent with minimum CPA 2.00; or
  • Equivalent qualification

And

  • 3 SPM/O-Level credits (including credit in English) and a pass in SPM Bahasa Malaysia and Sejarah (for Malaysians only)

Intake Date:

January / May / August / October*

*Special intake for new students

Malaysian
International