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Exam BodyInternal Qualification, Malaysia
Course Duration2 years
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees19,700
Fees (International Student)36,800
CampusKuala Lumpur; Penang; Perak
FacultyFaculty of Communication and Creative Industries
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyCommunication & Broadcasting
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Graduates may be admitted into Year 2 of Bachelor of Public Relations (Honours).

Course Description

This programme develops students’ practical expertise in formulating media strategies, managing and running PR campaigns, producing PR write-ups and promotional material. To produce PR professionals, media liaisons and strategic managers, it entails courses in corporate communication, integrated marketing communication, crisis management, employee and community relations, public opinion, advertising, social media, ethics, in both the Malaysian and global contexts. Students’ experiential skills are enhanced via case studies, campaigns and internship. 

Curriculum
  • Fundamentals of Public Relations
  • Fundamentals of Integrated Marketing
  • Fundamentals of Communication Theories
  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Presentation Tactics for PR
  • Production and Publication for PR
  • Electronic Media Studies
  • Introduction to Electronic Publishing
  • Public Oration
  • Customer Relations
  • Writing for the Mass Media OR *Chinese Writing for the Mass Media*is only for students with a pass in Bahasa Cina at SPM level.
  • Public Relations Writing
  • Introduction to PR Event
  • Public Opinion and Persuasion
  • Communication Law
  • Internship
  • Public and Media Relations
  • Introduction to Digital PR
  • Introduction to Research Methods
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Electronic Media Writing OR Media Copy Editing

Language, Mata Pelajaran Pengajian Umum (MPU) and Co-curricular Courses:

English for Tertiary Studies, Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban, Integrity and Anti Corruption, Academic English, Civic Consciousness and Volunteerism OR Bahasa Kebangsaan A*(is compulsory for students without Credit in Bahasa Malaysia at SPM level.), Professional English, *Co-curricular

*compulsory Co-Curricular Course is taken in the semesters stated in programme structure in student’s programme handbook.

Entry Requirements
  1. SPM - 3 Credits in the relevant subjects
  2. O Level - 3 Grade C in the relevant subjects
  3. UEC - 3 Grade B in the relevant subjects
  4. Certificate - Relevant Certificate accredited by MQA or relevant Skilled/Technical/Vocational Certificate recognised by the Malaysian Government

Compulsory subject:

(1); (2) and (3) must include SPM Credit/ O Level Grade C/ UEC Grade B in English Language

Note:

  1. SPM holders must have at least a pass in Bahasa Melayu and SPM holders from Year 2013 onwards must have at least a pass in Sejarah.
  2. Students without a credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu are required to pass Bahasa Kebangsaan A before the award of Diploma.
  3. Equivalent qualifications/qualifications from other Institution of Higher Learning (IHL) will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  4. Subject to the Ministry of Education latest requirements.
Intake Months

June

Career Prospects
  • Supervisory and strategic-level personnel in PR
  • Marketing
  • Communication
  • Advertising
  • Events management
  • Hospitality
  • Customer Relations 

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


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