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Diploma in Mass Communication

Offered by: First City University College
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Exam BodyInternal Diploma, Malaysia
Course Duration2 years (6 semesters)
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
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FacultyFaculty of Arts & Social Sciences
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyCommunication & Broadcasting
Course Description

This programme is designed to equip students with relevant skills and knowledge to enable them to undertake a broad range of mass media roles. It also provides a firm foundation for students who wish to advance their studies in the mass communication discipline at a degree level.

Why Study Mass Communication at First City UC?

• Provides in depth training in skills such as writing for media, marketing and management

• Attain sound theoretical knowledge in concepts of communication

• Provides hands-on experience

• Trained to use tools relevant for media communication

• Good industry linkage

• Highly employable

Semester 1 Semester 2
• Introduction to Mass Communication  • Introduction to Business 
• Public Relations 1  • Writing for Mass Media 
• English  • Consumer Behaviour 
• Introduction to Social Psychology  • Principles of Marketing 
• Journalism 1  • Computer Graphics
• Photography 1  


Semester 3 Semester 4
• Media Management  • Introduction to Broadcasting 
• English for Academic Studies  • Mass Media & Society 
• Business Communication • Public Relations 2 
  • Principles of Advertising 
  • Web Design and Development 
  • Photography 2


Semester 5 Semester 6
• Work Placement - Industrial • Media and Marketing Communications 
  • Journalism 2 
  • Communication Laws 
  • Speech Communication 
  • Multimedia Technology 
  • Mass Communication Project

MPU Compulsory Subjects - All Malaysian and International students are required to take 4 MPU compulsory subjects.

Entry Requirements

SPM: Min 3 Cs and at least a pass in Malay Language, History and English. UEC: Min 3 Bs and at least a pass in English. GCE O Level: Min 3 Cs and at least a pass in English.

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Career Prospects

• Advertising Firms

• Public Relations Office

• Management Companies

• Media Companies

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

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