Course Details:

The HELP Dip Com program is delivered by a team of experts with extensive experience of the media and communication industries, possessing qualifications from institutions that are leaders in the study and teaching of communication. The HELP University Diploma in Communication provides a solid foundation for degree studies in media and communication at HELP University or beyond.

At HELP University it provides direct entry into Year 2 of the Bachelor of Communication (Hons) program with a choice of 3 majors (Media Studies, Marketing Communication and Public Relations). The HELP Dip Com program is delivered by a team of experts with extensive experience of the media and communication industries, possessing qualifications from institutions that are leaders in the study and teaching of communication.

Program Highlights
  • Highly practical in nature, involving studio-based production of talk shows and field production of short videos and documentaries
  • Provides adequate knowledge and basic skills in all phases of print and media production, advertising, broadcasting and public relations
  • Hands-on experience in handling industry standard Panasonic HD cameras and Final Cut Pro editing software
  • Internship lasting one semester gives students real world exposure to media and production
  • School’s close links with industry and government sector help students secure internships and practical exposure at leading television stations, production houses and other media organisations
  • Provides pathways to a wide range of degree or postgraduate studies in Journalism, Marketing Communication, Public Relations, Advertising, Filmmaking and Design
  • Filmmaking and design in local or foreign universities
Program Highlights
Job Opportunities for Diploma in Communication Graduates
  • Assistant Producer
  • Media Buyer
  • Assistant Copywriter
  • Scriptwriter
  • Reporter
  • Junior Video Editor
  • Accounts Executive in advertising agency
  • Communications Officer
  • Marketing Officer
  • Sales Executive
Program Details
  • 2-year program
  • 24 subjects to be completed in a minimum period of 2 years

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

Year 1

12 Subjects (10 core + 2 MPU)
  • DMCH101 Mass Communication
  • DMCH105 English for Academic Purposes
  • DMCH104 Human Communication
  • DMCH133 Communication in the Global Workplace
  • DMCH134 Principles of Design
  • DMCH122 Public Speaking and Presentation Skills
  • DMCH132 Integrated Marketing Communication
  • DMCH135 Introduction to Advertising
  • DMCH121 Broadcasting & New Media
  • DMCH123 Digital Photography
MPU 1 & 2 (Compulsory)

Local Students

  • MPU2163   Malaysian Studies 2
  • MPU2213 Bahasa Kebangsaan A * OR
    * For local student who did not have credit in BM SPM
  • MPU2233 Public Speaking Skills for Broadcasting OR
  • MPU2243 Critical Thinking Skills

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

International Students
  • MPU2133 Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1
  • MPU2233 Public Speaking Skills for Broadcasting OR
  • MPU2243 Critical Thinking Skills
Year 2
12 Subjects (8 core + 2 Elec + 2 MPU)
  • DMCH203 Media, Technology & Society
  • DMCH205 Public Relations
  • DMCH231 Writing for Mass Media
  • DMCH250 Internship
  • DMCH206 Fundamentals of Publishing
  • DMCH221 Principles of Journalism
  • DMCH213 Event Management
  • DMCH232 Social & Business Communication
Electives – choose any two:
  • DMCH220 Creative Media Production
  • DMCH240 Introduction to Translation
  • DMCH241 Multimedia Design
MPU 3 & 4 (Compulsory)
  • MPU2323 Malaysian Film Industry
  • MPU2432 Co-Curriculum – Event Management 1
  • A pass in SPM or its equivalent, with a minimum of 3 credits in any subject, including English; or
  • 3 O-Level credits or 3 Bs (including English) in Senior Middle three (UEC) or equivalent
  • A pass in STPM or its equivalent, with a min Grade C in any subject
  • A Certificate or its equivalent

Intake Date:

January / May / August

Malaysian
International