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Bachelor of Mass Communication (Hons) (Journalism)

Offered by: Quest International University Perak (QIUP)
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Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course DurationFT: 3 Yrs (9 Sem) ; PT: 5 Yrs (15 Sem)
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FacultyFaculty of Social Science
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyCommunication & Broadcasting
Course Description

Journalism is one of the most challenging yet one of the most rewarding and inspiring professions out there today. The ever increasing demand for up-to-date, comprehensive, informative news and highlights has pushed the boundaries of journalism. Our degree programme aims to groom passionate and aspiring journalists to not only fit in with the needs of the market but to stay one step ahead of the competition.

Our degree programme is planned to ensure that students pursuing this course are exposed to not only the basics of journalism in mass media but also teach students how to apply the theoretical and practical knowledge in real world situations. Upon completion of the programme, students have the luxury to branch out into various mediums of mass communication including radio, television, Internet and many more.

Our degree programme blends together a variety of instructional methodology to facilitate learning for all students. We also offer students an interactive and interesting learning experience to stimulate students and to further deepen their passion for this field.



The following courses make up the Bachelor of Mass Communication (Hons) Journalism (JPT/BPP(MQA/PA4517)01/20) programme curriculum:

Matapelajaran Pengajian Umum (MPU) Local


  • Hubungan Etnik
  •  Communication Skills / Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  •  Malaysian Economy
  • Community Service


  •  Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2
  • Malaysian Studies
  • Communication Skills
  •  Malaysian Economy
  • Community Service
University Course
  • Professional Communication I
  • Professional Communication II
  • Study of Society / Understanding Human
  • Behaviour
  • Co-Curriculum
Compulsory Course
  • Introduction to Mass Communication
  • Mass Media in Society
  • Communication Theory
  • Principles of Communication
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Social Psychology
  • Scripting for Media
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Development Communication
  • Media Management
  • Introduction to Journalism
  • Computer Applications for Media
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Event Management
  • Journalism Law & Ethics
  • Marketing Communication
  • Media Psychology
  • Photography
  • Globalisation and Communication
  • Communication Technology
  • Digital Media and Graphics
  • Communication Research
  • Brand Management
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Creative Writing for Media
  • Publication Design and Production
  • Reporting and Editing
  • Photo Journalism
  • Cyber Journalism
  • Industrial Training


Student’s ability is gauged both through continuous assessments and final exam. The continuous assessment component comprises tests/quizzes, mid-term examination and projects/assignments which accounts for an allocation of about 40-50% depending on the course. The balance of the mark is allocated for the final examination.


Entry Requirements

Pass A-Level programme or equivalent qualification with minimum Grade D in 2 subjects and a pass in English language subject at O level

Intake Months

April/May, July & Sept/Oct

Career Prospects
  • Television: Reporter, Anchor, Producer, Copy Editor, Script Writer, Researcher,

Production Executive, Video Jockey

  • Radio: Radio Jockey / Anchor, News Reader, Reporter, Producer, Program Executive,

Script Writer, Copy Writer

  • Internet & Mobile: Content Writer, Content Designer
  • Newspaper and Magazine: Reporter / Correspondent; Feature Writer, Business Writer,

Copy editor, Sub-editor, Photographer

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

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