Awarding Institute: 
Overview: 

This degree will explore the way we communicate and the effect the media has on our world. It combines the study of communication theory with the development of communications skills. You will analyse the areas of language, film, television and culture, while learning about interpersonal, group and mass communication and communication in multicultural societies.

Learn from lecturers with decades of experience in mass communication and networks of contacts in the media and public relations.

Discipline: 
Programme Structure: 
Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
Semester 1 Semester 1 Semester 1
  • CMS1000 Communication and Scholarship
  • PRL1002 Principles and Practice of Public Relations
  • JRN1000 Journalism Practice
  • MEA1000 Elements of Multimedia
  • JRN2003 Feature Writing
  • PRL2002 Community Consultation and Development
  • PRL2003 Writing for Public Relations
  • MEA1002 Creative Editing
  • PRL3001 Public Relations Campaign Development
  • PRL3012  Public Relations Research Methods
  • JRN2002  Radio Journalism   
  • MEA1003 Audio Production
Semester 2 Semester 2 Semester 2
  • PRL1003 Reputation Management
  • JRN2010 News Literacy
  • CMS1012 Introduction to Media Studies
  • JRN2000 News Reporting
  • PRL2001 Issues and Crisis Management
  • PRL2004 Issues in Organisational Communication
  • JRN2001 Publication Layout and Design
  • PRL3003 Public Sector Communication
  • PRL3002 Public Relations Project
  • JRN2006 Media Law and Ethics
  • JRN3001 Online Journalism
  • JRN3002 Broadcast Newsroom
Entry Requirements: 
  • STPM / A-Level with at least a pass in 2 subjects or quivalent with min. CGPA 2.00; OR
  • UEC with at least grade B in 5 subjects; OR
  • Foundation in Arts / Communication / Commerce; OR
  • Pass in Australian Capital Territory (Year 12) / South Australia Certificate of Education (SACE) / Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) / Western Australia Certificate of Education (WACE) / South Australia Matriculation (SAM) / Tertiary Entrance Education (TEE); OR
  • Diploma in Mass Communication or any related field; OR
  • Other equivalent qualifications recognized by the Malaysian government; AND
  • Minimum IELTS Band 6.0
Career Opportunities: 
  • Corporate Communication
  • Fundraising
  • Crisis Management
  • Community engagement and liaison / Event organisation