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Exam BodyInternal Qualification, Malaysia
Course Duration2 years
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees (International Student)36,800
CampusKuala Lumpur; Penang
FacultyFaculty of Communication and Creative Industries
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyCommunication & Broadcasting

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

Course Description

This programme entails knowledge and skills for the technical understanding, writing, scripting, presenting and organising of traditional and new broadcast media. There are also specific courses designed to enhance the depth of knowledge and appreciation of the broadcast communication industry, like Film Appreciation, Criticism and Interpretation, Cinematography and Visual Communication, Production and Multimedia, Radio Journalism, Communication Technology, Communication Theories, as well as application in Audio, Television and Video Production. Students will engage in all aspects of the creation and production works. 

  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Introduction to Mass Communication
  • Broadcast Writing (Radio)
  • Mass Media and Society
  • Malaysia: Cultural & Religious Practices
  • Chinese Modern Writing is only for students who have a minimum SPM pass in the Chinese Language (Bahasa Cina) OR Music Appreciation
  • Basic Digital Photography
  • Film and Society
  • The Modern Electronic Media
  • Chinese Writing for the Mass Media is only for students who have a minimum SPM pass in the Chinese Language (Bahasa Cina) OR Introduction to Drama
  • Radio and DJ
  • Applied Photography
  • Broadcast Writing (Television)
  • Globalisation & Communication
  • Translation : BM, English & Chinese is only for students who have a minimum SPM pass in the Chinese Language (Bahasa Cina) OR Translation : BM & English
  • Industrial Attachment
  • Communication Law
  • Malaysia & International Relation
  • Media Ethics
  • Advertising for the Electronic Media
  • Videography

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

English for Tertiary Studies, Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban, Integrity and Anti Corruption, Academic English, Civic Consciousness and Volunteerism OR Bahasa Kebangsaan A*(is compulsory for students without Credit in Bahasa Malaysia at SPM level.), Professional English, *Co-curricular

*compulsory Co-Curricular Course is taken in the semesters stated in programme structure in student’s programme handbook.

Entry Requirements
  1. SPM - 3 Credits in the relevant subjects
  2. O Level - 3 Grade C in the relevant subjects
  3. UEC - 3 Grade B in the relevant subjects
  4. Certificate - Relevant Certificate accredited by MQA or relevant Skilled/Technical/Vocational Certificate recognised by the Malaysian Government

Compulsory subject:

(1); (2) and (3) must include SPM Credit/ O Level Grade C/ UEC Grade B in English Language


  1. SPM holders must have at least a pass in Bahasa Melayu and SPM holders from Year 2013 onwards must have at least a pass in Sejarah.
  2. Students without a credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu are required to pass Bahasa Kebangsaan A before the award of Diploma.
  3. Equivalent qualifications/qualifications from other Institution of Higher Learning (IHL) will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  4. Subject to the Ministry of Education latest requirements.
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Career Prospects
  • TV and radio programming 
  • Disc Jockeys (Radio Announcer) 
  • Research writing for broadcast media 
  • Digital content creation 
  • Production houses 
  • Film industry Creative agencies and industries 

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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