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Bachelor of Professional Communications (Hons)

Offered by: International University Of Malaya-Wales (IUMW)
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Exam BodyIUMW, Malaysia
Course Duration3 Years / 6 Sem
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees46072 / Course
Fees (International Student)53636 / Course
CampusIUMW City Campus
FacultyFaculty of Arts & Humanities
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyCommunication & Broadcasting
Course Description

At IUMW, we take pride in producing effective and relevant communicators. From cave paintings, speech and writing to the use of new media, our everyday communication has been changed and revolutionised.

Our Bachelor of Professional Communication (Hons) programme provides students with unique opportunities to learn and experience different specialisations in communication including global communication, professional writing, media management and interactive media.

Your educational journey has been meticulously designed to unlock full potential towards pursuing professional certification and undergraduate studies. All these and much more in unique education package inclusive of a vibrant university life in the heart of Kuala Lumpur

Curriculum

PROGRAMME MODULES

YEAR 1

Semester 1

  • TITAS
  • English for Professional Communication
  • Introduction to Professional Communication
  • Introduction to Mass Communication
  • Critical Thinking and Creative Problem Solving
  • Mandarin 1 or Japanese 1 or Arabic 1

Semester 2

  • Communication Technology and Media
  • Public Speaking and Presentation Skills
  • Writing for the Media
  • Communication Theories
  • Mandarin 2 or Japanese 2 or Arabic 2

YEAR 2

Semester 3

  • Hubungan Etnik
  • Media Production
  • Ethical and Legal Issues in Communication
  • Mandarin 3 or Japanese 3 or Arabic 3
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Visual Communication
  • Video Game Development
  • Choose any two elective

Semester 4

  • Media and Communication Research Methods
  • Management and Information System
  • Web Building and Site Management
  • Editing for Print and Electronic Publications
  • Media Management
  • New Ventures and Entrepreneurship
  • Management Theories and Practice
  • Communication and Media Industries
  • Digital Content Development
  • Scripting and Storyboarding
  • Creative Writing
  • Children’s Media
  • Co-curriculum 1
  • Choose any two core electives
  • Choose any one specialization elective

YEAR 3

Semester 5

  • Professional Portfolio Development
  • International and Intercultural Communication
  • World Literature
  • World Cultures and Cultural Diversity
  • Persuasive Writing
  • Communication Campaign
  • Event Management
  • Audio and Video Production
  • Book Publishing
  • 2D Animation
  • Choose any two core electives
  • Choose any one specialization elective

Semester 6

  • Sustainability and Innovation
  • Communication Project 1
  • Ethical and Legal Issues in Communication
  • Strategic Communication
  • Crisis Communication
  • Leadership Communication
  • Social and Networking Media
  • Integrated Marketing Communication
  • 3D Modeling and Animation
  • Creative Writing Workshop
  • Co-curriculum 2
  • Choose any two core electives
  • Choose any one specialization elective

Semester 7

  • Communication Project 2
  • Media in Malaysia and Other Asian Countries

English Module

Bachelor’s students are required to take an additional four (4) English modules. These modules are equipped to help bridge the gap for the students to comprehend and express themselves in speaking and writing.

They are specifically designed to meet the English Language learning needs of students. Students will be given a grade only and will not be counted in the Grade Point Average (GPA) and Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA).

Entry Requirements
  1. PASS STPM OR EQUIVALENT WITH AT LEAST GRADE C (CGPA 2.00) IN ANY TWO (2) SUBJECTS AND CREDIT ENGLISH AT SPM LEVEL; OR
  2. PASS A-LEVEL IN TWO (2) SUBJECTS; OR
  3. PASS STAM WITH AT LEAST JAYYID GRADE AND CREDIT ENGLISH AT SPM LEVEL OR EQUIVALENT; OR
  4. PASS UNIFIED EXAMINATION CERTIFICATE (UEC) WITH AT LEAST GRADE B IN FIVE (5) SUBJECTS AND CREDIT IN ENGLISH SUBJECT; OR
  5. PASS MATRICULATION/FOUNDATION WITH MINIMUM CGPA 2.00 AND CREDIT ENGLISH AT SPM LEVEL OR EQUIVALENT: OR
  6. A DIPLOMA IN MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION OR EQUIVALENT ; OR
  7. A DIPLOMA OR EQUIVALENT WITH MINIMUM CGPA 2.00 AND CREDIT IN ENGLISH SUBJECT AT SPM LEVEL OR EQUIVALENT.

NOTE: CREDIT IN ENGLISH SUBJECT AT SPM LEVEL MAYBE BE EXEMPTED FOR CANDIDATES (I), (III), (V) AND (VII) IF THE QUALIFICATION CONTAIN ENGLISH SUBJECT AND THE ACHIEVEMENT IS EQUIVALENT OR ABOVE THE CREDIT REQUIREMENT AT SPM LEVEL.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS:
  • TOEFL WITH A MINIMUM SCORE OF 500; OR
  • IELTS WITH A MINIMUM SCORE OF 5.0; OR
  • OTHER EQUIVALENT QUALIFICATIONS
Intake Months14 Feb, 27 Jun, 5 Sep

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


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