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Diploma in Broadcasting & Film

Offered by: Kuala Lumpur Metropolitan University College (KLMU)
Exam BodyInternal Diploma Malaysia
Course Duration3 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
FeesRefer to Univ.
FacultyFaculty of Media Studies
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyCommunication & Broadcasting
Course Description

The world of broadcasting and film provides the next generation of storytellers with new opportunities both in front and behind the camera. For those who like broadcasting, this programme delivers exciting theoretical and practical lessons about the screen media. Students will get into the action of doing broadcasting in a mock studio to help build their confidence and creative talents at a professional level.


Key Subjects

  • Reading, Vocabulary & Grammar I & II
  • Drama & Role-Play in English
  • Visual Storytelling
  • PC Competency
  • Contemporary Business
  • Introduction to Media Studies
  • Introduction to Film Studies
  • Screenwriting I & II
  • Media Law & Ethics
  • Production Management
  • Basic Academic Reading & Writing
  • Cinematography, Camera & Lights
  • Radio Production
  • TV Production
  • Fundamentals of Audio & Video Editing
  • Essential Business Communication Skills
  • Music for Picture
  • Production Design
  • Documentary Filmmaking
  • Communication Research & Method
  • Screen Directing Fundamentals & Aesthetics
  • Multi Camera Production
  • Sound Production and Technology
  • Digital Photography / Photojournalism / Media and Psychology / Introduction to Journalism / Public Relations / Graphic Layout and Design
  • Project
Entry Requirements- SPM/SPMV with 3 credits in any subjects including English
- Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with at least Grade B in 3 subjects
- Certificate in related field from Polytechnic
- Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Government of Malaysia
Career Prospects

In the film industry, there are an array of employment opportunities open to graduates with this Diploma, including being a director, announcer, off/online editor, scriptwriter, production designer or producer. A graduate with an interest in recording could look forward to a career as a sound/music mixer, sound editor or studio manager. In the field of broadcasting, there are numerous television and radio broadcasting careers for graduates with this Diploma. They can work as a camera operator, programme director, production manager, art director, scriptwriter, producer, cinematographer, video editor or station manager.

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

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