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Internal Degree, Malaysia
3 Yrs (9 Sem)
Part Time/Full Time
Fees (International Student)
UCSI University, Kuala Lumpur Campus
Faculty of Social Sciences & Liberal Arts
Conducted entirely in Malaysia
Level of Study
Bachelor's Degree Level
Field of Study
Communication & Broadcasting
This degree programme offers students an in-depth understanding of the dynamics of Mass Communication in today’s fast changing world. It synthesizes theories, research, practical and intellectual discourses on critical issues in order to develop and instill within students the potential to achieve performance and inculcate leadership qualities in the field of Mass Communication.
Coursework percentage: 60% and written examination percentage: 40%.
Introduction to Mass Communication
Introduction to Public Speaking
Understanding Reading and Writing in English Language
Introduction to Internet Technologies
Co-operative Placement 1
Extra-curricular Learning Experience 1
Major Electives – Choose 3
Introduction to Advertising
Introduction to Film Studies
Introduction to Public Relations
Introduction to Journalism
Free Electives – Choose 2
Introduction to Psychology 1
Introduction to Sociology
Introduction to Eastern Civilization
Introduction to Philosophy
Introduction to Political Science
Media Writing Skills
Alternative Voices & Issues in Mass Communication
Design & Layout
Religions in Malaysia
Co-operative Placement 2
Extra-curricular Learning Experience 2
Free Elective – Choose 1
Fundamentals of Marketing
Fundamentals of Management
Free Elective – Choose 1
English, Global Media & English Language
Cross Cultural Communication
Media, Law & Ethics
Seminar: Issues and Developments in Mass Media
Mass Communication Research 1
Mass Communication Research 2
Co-operative Placement 3
Extra-curricular Learning Experience 3
Mass Communication Pathways – Choose One Pathway
Film & Television – Pathway Courses – Students are required to choose 5 courses including Capstone Course
Video Production 1
Video Production 2
Screen Production (CAPSTONE COURSE)
Journalism – Pathway Courses – Students are required to choose 5 courses including Capstone Course
Interactive Multimedia Authoring
Advance Media Writing
Media Publishing (CAPSTONE COURSE)
Marketing Communications – Pathway Courses – Students are required to choose 5 courses including Capstone Course
Integrated Marketing Communications
Media Planning & Management
Advertising Campaign (CAPSTONE COURSE)
General Courses (MPU) are compulsory for all students.
– For Malaysian students:
Islamic Civilisation and Asian Civilisation
– For foreign students:
Communication in Bahasa Melayu 3
U2 – University life
U3 – Religions in Malaysia
U4 – Extracurricular Learning Experience 1 to 3
All information is correct at the time of upload and UCSI University reserves the right to make amendments without prior notice.
Qualification Academic Requirement
STPM/ ‘A’ Levels Minimum 2 Principals.
UEC Minimum 5 Credits
CPU CPU – Min. average score of 60% in 6 subjects.
National Matriculation Min CGPA 2.5
Diploma/ Advanced Diploma/ Degree/ equivalent Min. pass (exemptions are at the sole discretion of the faculty after review of transcripts & syllabus; 30 credit hours as per MOE ruling)
WAEC/NECO Maximum aggregate of 15 points over 5 subjects
Other Year 12 Equivalent Minimum overall average score of 60%
UCSI Foundation in Arts Pass
SAM/ AUSMAT/ WACE SAM – Minimum average score of 60% in 5 subjects
*Discretion is given to the faculty to deal with borderline academic requirements.
September and February
Broadcasting, film, media, advertising, public relations / corporate communications, journalism, event management and photojournalism.
All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.