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Bachelor of Communication (Media Studies) (Hons)

Offered by: HELP University - Subang Bestari Campus

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Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration3 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees76950
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CampusDamansara Heights
FacultyFaculty of Arts and Communication
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyCommunication & Broadcasting
Study Abroad Pathway

Credit Transfer Programme - Australia (February & July Intakes)

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA

  • Bachelor of Communication and Media (2 + 1)

UNIVERSITY NEW SOUTH WALES

  • Bachelor of Media (Public Relations and Advertising) (1 + 2)
  • Bachelor of Media (Screen and Sound Production) (1 + 2)

EDITH COWAN UNIVERSITY

  • Bachelor of Media and Communication (2 + 1)
  • Bachelor of Design (2 + 1)

UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND

  • Bachelor of Communication (1.5 + 1.5)

DEAKIN UNIVERSITY

  • Bachelor of Arts (1 + 2 / 1.5 + 1.5 / 2 + 1)
  • Bachelor of Communication (1 + 2)
  • Bachelor of Film, Television & Animation (1.5 + 1.5)

QUEENSLAND UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY

  • Bachelor of Creative Industries (1 + 2)

MURDOCH UNIVERSITY

  • Bachelor of Creative Media (Photography) (1 + 2)

Credit Transfer Programme - United Kingdom (September Intakes)

HERTFORDSHIRE UNIVERSITY

  • BA (Hons) Mass Communication (2 + 1)

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE BIRMINGHAM

  • BA (Hons) Digital Marketing (2 + 1)

ROBERT GORDON UNIVERSITY, SCOTLAND

  • BA (Hons) Media (2 + 1)
  • BA (Hons) Public Relations (2 + 1)

SWANSEA UNIVERSITY

  • BA (Hons) Media and Communication (1 + 2)

MIDDLESEX UNIVERSITY

  • BA (Hons) Advertising, PR and Branding (2 + 1)
Course Description

If you have an innate desire to pursue a career in film, television, print and/or digital communication, then this specialisation is the right option for you. The media studies programme takes an integrated approach and a broader look at media in all its forms, so that our graduates are prepared for both traditional and non-traditional media careers.

 

Our curriculum allows students to creatively express themselves via journalistic writing and editing for various media platforms, communicating ideas through short films, documentaries, photography and design, as well as media management and marketing.

Curriculum

Year 1

10 Common Core Subjects

  • MCH1014 Mass Communication
  • MCH1024 Public Speaking
  • MCH1034 Business Communication
  • MCH1044 Multimedia Design
  • MCH1054 Writing Mass Media
  • MCH1064 Journalism
  • MCH1074 Human Communication
  • MCH1084 Entrepreneurship
  • MCH1094 English for Academic Purposes
  • MCH1004 Marketing Communication

MPU 1 (Compulsory)

  • MPU3183 Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban (Local Students)
  • MPU3193 Falsafah dan Isu Semasa (Local Students)
  • MPU3193 Falsafah dan Isu Semasa (International Students)
  • MPU3143 Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 (International Students)

 

Year 2

6 Core Subjects

  • MCH2014 Communication Theories
  • MCH2024 Communication Law & Ethics
  • MCH2034 Intercultural Communication
  • MCH2114 Advertising
  • MCH2124 Consumer Behaviour
  • MCH2074 Social Research Methods

2 Electives

  • MCH2204 Information Technology, Mass Media & Society
  • MCH2304 Communication in the Workplace

MPU2/MPU3 (Choose One)

  • MPU3213 Bahasa Kebangsaan A*
  • A*Gen Careers in Malaysia and Beyond

*Compulsory for local student who did not have credit in BM SPM

 

 

Year 3

6 Core Subjects

  • MCH3016 Dissertation
  • MCH3034 Media Planning
  • MCH3104 Advertising Copywriting
  • MCH3054 Social Media and Mobile Marketing
  • MCH3124 Advertising Campaign
  • MCH3078 Industrial Training

1 Elective

  • MCH3114 Creative Advertising Strategies

General Elective

  • GEN3513 Communication and Leadership Skills (Depending on subject availability)

MPU 4 (Choose One)

  • Co-Curriculum – Sports 2
  • MPU3432 Co-curriculum – Event Management 2
Entry Requirements

Applicants must have one of the following Entry requirements:

 

  • HELP Foundation in Arts / Foundation in Science
  • STPM At least 2 C’s
  • A-Level At least 2 passes
  • Senior Middle 3 (UEC) At Least 5 B’s (including English)
  • CPU 5 passes with a minimum average of 50%
  • SAM/TEE Examination At least 5 passes with a university aggregate of 50%
  • International Baccalaureate At least 24 points
  • Matriculation/Foundation At least CGPA of 2.00
  • Diploma At least CPA 2.00
  • Equivalent qualification

International Student Only
International students who do not have the minimum English language entry requirement can be accepted into the programme. However, they are encouraged to enroll in the university Intensive English Programme (IEP) as a preparatory test and sit for the IELTS or other similar tests. Upon passing the test with 5.0 score or equivalent, students can formally enroll in the faculty programme.

Intake Months

Jan, May, Aug, 

* Not available to students seeking credit exemption

Career Prospects
  • Journalism
  • Media management
  • Press attaché
  • Film making
  • Publishing
  • Broadcasting
  • Cinematography
  • Public affairs
  • Corporate writing
  • Speech writing
  • Script writing
  • Photojournalism
  • Public relations
  • Corporate communications

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


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