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Bachelor of Communication (Hons) (Journalism)

Offered by: City University Malaysia
Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration3 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
FacultyFaculty of Education and Liberal Studies
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyCommunication & Broadcasting
Course Description

This programme provides and equips students with skills in writing and presentation, public relations, content editing in journalism and broadcasting. As a result, students will be more mobile, dynamic, creative, enterprising and innovative to stand out in the crowd and be competitive in the industry. As the news in business moves more rapidly from printed media to electronic media, demands will grow for students to be equipped with journalism skills for broadcasting.


Subject Offered

• Theories of Communication
• Mass Media and Society
• Communication Law and Ethics
• Human Communication
• Research in Communication I
• Public Relations
• Small Group Communication
• New Media & Communication Technologies
• Intercultural Communication
• Introduction to Journalism Practice
• Writing For Mass Media  
• Introduction To Advertising
• Journalism ethics & Regulation
• Public Relations Writing
• Research in Communication II
• Introduction to Desktop Publishing (DTP)
• Journalism Law
• Media Management
• Photojournalism
• Investigative Journalism
• Modern Media Writing
• Feature Writing
• Integrated Advertising, Promotion and Marketing Communications








• Feature Writing
• Online Journalism
• Broadcast Journalism
• Industrial Training (12 minggu)*
• Language Option A: Mandarin I,II,III 
• Language Option B : I,II,III
• Language Option C : I,II,III
• Public Speaking
• Report Writing
• Meeting Skills
• Research Communication 1
• Professional Communication:
  Essential Communication Skills
• Professional Development
• Basic Entrepreneurship
• Multicultural Studies
• Co-Curriculum
• Bahasa Kebangsaan (A)
• Bahasa Kebangsaan (B)
• Malaysian Studies
• Pendidikan Islam /Pendidikan Moral
• Writing for Newspapers and Magazines
• Modern Media Writing


Entry Requirements

• Passed Sijil Tinggi pelajaran Malaysia (STPM)/A-Level with a pass in two (2) subjects or equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.00; OR

• Passed Foundation Studies in City University College of Science & Technology with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 or recognized by the Malaysian Government; OR

• Passed Diploma from any Higher Learning Institution recognized by the Malaysian Government with a minimum CGPA of 2.00; OR

• Passed Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM) with at least a Jayyid rank and passed SPM or equivalent witn minimum Band 1 in MUET; OR

• Passed International Baccalaureate (IB) with minimum 24 points; OR

• Passed Canadian Pre-University (CPU) with a minimum average of 50%; OR

• Passed South Australian Matriculation (SAM) with TER 70; OR

• Passed Australian Matriculation (AUSMAT), AU with a minimum average of 50%; OR

• Passed New South Wales Higher School Certificate (HSC) (Yr12), AU with a minimum average of 50%; OR

• Other equivalent qualifications recognized by the Malaysian Government

Career Prospects

Journalist, Broadcast Journalist, Editor, Copy Writer,Feature Writer, Interpreter, Entrepreneur, News Presenter/Caster, Public Relations Officer Photojournalist, Political Commenter, Media Analyst, Lecturer, Tutor,Consultant

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

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