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Diploma in Communication

Offered by: Taylor's University
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Exam BodyInternal Diploma, Malaysia
Course Duration2 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees54,000 / course
Fees (International Student)USD 19, 615 / course
CampusTaylor's University, Malaysia
FacultyFaculty of Arts & Social Sciences: School of Media and Communication
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyCommunication & Broadcasting
Course Description

Diploma in Communication (DICM) is designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills required to excel in the dynamic and rapidly-evolving communication industry.

The curriculum focuses on instilling the key competencies related to the wide spectrum of the communication field, enabling students to understand, develop and demonstrate knowledge, as well as the relevant practical and professional skills.

Upon completion, students will develop a good understanding of the principles and dynamics of communication along with practical skills that will better prepare them to pursue a career in the communication field.

Curriculum
PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

 

YEAR 1
Semester 1
  • Mass Communication
  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Creative Communication & Portfolio Development
  • College Study Skills
  • Presentation Skills

Semester 2
    • Media Law & Ethics
    • Visual Communication
    • Choice of two specialisations:
      Public Relations:
      - PR Theory & Practice

      Advertising:
      - Introduction to Advertising

      Journalism:
      - Journalism Theory & Practice

      Broadcasting:
      - Principles of Broadcasting

  • MPU (U1)*

Semester 3
  • Academic Writing
  • Digital Graphics
  • Fundamentals of Management
  • Choice of one specialisation:
    Public Relations:
    - PR strategies & Tactics
    - PR & New Media

    Advertising:
    - Branding Strategy
    - Copywriting

    Journalism:
    - Broadcast Journalism
    - Feature Writing

    Broadcasting:
    - Audio Production
    - Scriptwriting

 

YEAR 2
Semester 4
    • Marketing Principles & Practice
    • Communication Research Methods
    • Choice of one specialisation:
      Public Relations:
      - PR Writing
      - Event Management

      Advertising:
      - Creative Advertising Strategy & Execution
      - Media Planning

      Journalism:
      - Online Journalism
      - Print Journalism

      Broadcasting:
      - Television Production
      - Television Genre

  • MPU (U2)*

Semester 5
Internship

Semester 6
    • Psychology for Communication
    • Choice of one specialisation:
      Public Relations:
      - Ethical Communication & Citizenship
      - PR Project

      Advertising:
      - Interactive Advertising
      - Advertising Project

      Journalism:
      - Photojournalism
      - News Production (Newspaper)

      Broadcasting:
      - Film Studies
      - Broadcast Production Project

  • MPU (U3)*
  • MPU (U4)*

 

NOTE:
* The Ministry of Education (MOE) requires all students to take Mata Pelajaran Umum (MPU) (i.e. General Studies) which is categorised under U1, U2, U3 and U4 within the duration of their studies. U1 modules are prescribed by MOE whereas U2, U3 and U4 modules are from a list of University Core Modules (UCM) prescribed as per the Programme Guide.
Entry RequirementsSPM/O-Level 3 credits / Equivalent

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


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