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Diploma in Entertainment Art

Offered by: University of Wollongong Malaysia
Exam BodyInternal Diploma, Malaysia
Course Duration2 Years
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
CampusUOW Malaysia KDU University College, Utropolis Glenmarie
FacultySchool of Communication
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyArts & Design
Course Description

Students with dreams of entering the world of entertainment have the perfect starting point with this programme. The Diploma in Entertainment Arts ensures students train in a variety of roles such as singing, dancing, acting and management skills to make them all-rounded talents. Industry professionals are on-hand to instruct them on how to brand, position and market themselves so they may learn how to manage their own career in this highly competitive business.

Students will also amass an impressive portfolio even before graduation, from academic seminars and practical projects such as concerts and arts festival participation, as well as idea pitching to executives. They are also exposed to opportunities in the entertainment industries without disrupting their regular study plans. Upon programme completion, students may continue to pursue the undergraduate course in performing arts or communication and media studies.



  • Introduction to Contemporary Film Industry
  • Introduction to Entertainment Industry
  • Critical Thinking and Reading Skills
  • Public Speaking Skills
  • Media, Culture and Society
  • Communication Law
  • Navigating Hollywood
  • Writing and Referencing Skills
  • Technopreneurship
  • Introduction to Singing and Composing Music
  • Acting and Performance on Stage (Acting Lab 1)
  • Acting for the Camera


  • Photo Communication
  • Multimedia and Web Development
  • Entertainment Marketing
  • Acting Lab 2
  • Movement & Dance
  • Directing Lab
  • Playwright’s Lab
  • Internship
  • Performance Showcase


  • Malaysia Culture and Life
  • Pengajian Malaysia 2 (Malaysian Students)
  • Bahasa Malaysia Komunikasi 1 (International Students)
  • Personal Development Planning
  • Co-Curricular Activities and Community
Entry Requirements
  • SPM / O Levels :
Min. 3 credits
  • UEC :
Min. 3 credits
Any other qualifications deemed equivalent by the Ministry of Education, Malaysia (or as stated in the Document Senarai Nilai Taraf Kelayakan Akademik, Malaysian Qualifications Agency) Pass (Subject to review and approval of certified transcripts)
Local Student : Pass (SPM / 1119 / UEC / O Levels examination) / Min. score of Band 4 in MUET
International Student : Band 5.5 in IELTS; or a score of 213 (computer-based) or 79 (internet-based); or 550 (paper-based) in TOEFL
*If English language requirements are not fulfilled, additional English module(s) may be taken at KDU University College.
Intake Months13 Jan/26 Mar/1 June/10 Sep

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

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