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Diploma in Mass Communication

Offered by: First City University College
Exam BodyInternal Diploma, Malaysia
Course Duration2 years (6 semesters)
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
FeesRefer to Univ.
Fees (International Student)Refer to Univ.
CampusFirst City UC
FacultyFaculty of Business, Hospitality and Communication Studies
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

Curriculum
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.

Intake Months

January, April, May & October

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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