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Diploma in Mass Communication

Offered by: Manipal International University (MIU)
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Exam BodyInternal Diploma, Malaysia
Course Duration2.5 Years
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees (International Student)28800/Course
FacultySchool of Management & Business
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyCommunication & Broadcasting
Course Description

Diploma in Mass Communication (Dip MC) programme at MIU is in line with the growth of the current technology and industry needs. Students are introduced to the basic mass communication majors, and taught to critically understand and examine the role of mass communication in society. All students are provided with a firm grounding in knowledge of the mass communication theories and analyses. By setting such standards and providing hands-on practice, diploma scholars and graduates are prepared to be competent media practitioners, efficient leaders and creative team workers.


The syllabus of the programme has been designed to utilise state-of-the-art digital equipment and tap the expertise of experienced academicians as well as media industry professionals. In addition, internship programmes at leading organisations with active global operations have been included. Thus, this programme prepares students for a career in the social media, electronic media and existing traditional media.


With a syllabus aligned to industry requirements, international faculty and multi-cultural students from all over the world, learning at MIU encourages the communion of ideas and convergence of experience which thoroughly prepare students for a global career.



Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3


Principles of Public Relations

introduction to Interpersonal Communication

Introduction to Mass Communication

Introduction to Advertising

Introduction to Management

Introduction to Broadcasting

Human Communication

Introduction to Information Technology

Introduction to Publishing


Desktop Publishing (DTP)

Introduction to Journalism

  Creative and Critical Thinking
Pengajian Malaysia / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi II    



Semester 4 Semester 5 Semester 6

Radio and TV Broadcasting

Ethics and Media

Mass Media Research

Broadcasting Journalism

Mass Media and Society

Constitution Community

New Media and Communication Technology

New Media Marketing

Intercultural Communication   Event Planning and Management



Semester 7 Semester 8

Writing for the Mass Media

Industrial Training

Graphics and Layout  
Introduction Communication Theories  
Mechanical Laboratory 2  
Mechanical Engineering Design Project  
Entry Requirements
  • Pass in SPM/SPMV/O Levels or equivalent with at least 3 credits including English; or
  • ass in UEC with 3Bs including English; or
  • Two (2) Principle in STPM with a credit in English for SPM; or
  • Two (2) Principle in STPM with a credit in English for SPM; or
  • Possess any other qualifications that is recognised by MQA and equivalent to the stated qualifications.
  • English Language Requirement.
Intake Months

January, April, June, and September

Career Prospects

Upon completion of this programme, students will be well-prepared to continue on their way to become:

  • Public Relations Executives
  • Journalists
  • Events Executives
  • Radio Jockeys
  • Account Executives
  • News Announcers
  • Advertising Executives
  • Media Planners
  • Content Executives
  • Writers

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

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