Diploma in Communication Studies

Diploma
7 Semesters / 2 Years 4 months
Petaling Jaya (Main)
100% PTPTN Available
From
RM 750.00per
month
RM 21,000.00 total fee

Why this course

The Diploma in Communication Studies programme is designed for those who would like to understand and appreciate the various media channels and forms of communications. The programme also provides students with the necessary skillsets that they would need in the field of communications such as Journalism, Creative Thinking, Public Speaking and more.

At UNITAR, students will be exposed to both theoretical and practical aspects of communication and introductory level units in which you acquire fundamental skills that are essential to the programme and your future career

MOHE/MQA:
[N/321/4/0243(MQA/PA 7503)02/23]
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Course information

Local Students

Programme Entry Requirements

You must meet the following requirements in order to be considered for entry to the UNITAR Diploma Programme:

  • Pass SPM or its equivalent , with a at least credit in three (3) subjects including English; OR

  • Pass STPM or its equivalent, with a minimum of Grade C (NGMP 2.00) in any subjects and credit in English in SPM or its equivalent; OR

  • Pass STAM or its equivalent, with a minimum of Grade Maqbul and credit in English in SPM or its equivalent; OR

  • Pass Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia (SKM) (Level 3 MQF) in relevant field subject to Senate approval and MUST attend bridging courses; OR

  • Pass KKM Level 3 or its equivalent with minimum CGPA 2.0 AND credit in English in SPM or its equivalent; OR

  • Pass Certificate in Media and Communication (Level 3) or its equivalent, with a minimum CGPA of 2.00, OR

  • Pass UEC or its equivalent, with a minimum of Grade B in three (3) subjects; including English; OR

  • Any other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government; OR

  • Entry requirements for admission into the Diploma’s program (level 5, MQF) through APEL as approved by the Ministry of Education (MOHE).
    Applicants must be/have:

    • A Malaysian citizen; and

    • The candidate should be more than 20 years of age in the year of application

    • Relevant work experience / prior experiential learning; and

    • Pass the APEL Assessment

Language Requirements

ENGLISH REQUIREMENTS
International students
  • Minimum score of 5.0 for IELTS OR
  • Minimum score of 500 for TOEFL OR
    its equivalent.
Local students
  • Credit in English

Programme Core Modules

  • Introduction to Mass Communication
  • Principles of Journalism
  • Principles of Advertising
  • Principles of Broadcasting
  • Visual Communications
  • Human Communication
  • Psychology of Communication
  • Creative Thinking
  • Public Speaking
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Persuasive Communication
  • Media and Society
  • Media Appreciation
  • Event Management
  • Organizational Communication
  • Communication Theories
  • Writing for Mass Media
  • New Media
  • Media and Culture
  • Communication Law and Ethics
  • Communication Research Methods
  • Project Management

University Core Modules

  • English 1
  • English 2
  • English 3

MPU Modules

  • Pengajian Malaysia 2 / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (Int)
  • Skills Enhancement
  • Culture and Society
  • Community Service

Areas of Study

  • Creative Thinking
  • Persuasive Communication
  • Media Writing
  • Journalist
  • PR Specialist
  • Marketing Assistant
  • Technical Writer
  • Social Media and Communication Co-ordinator
  • Media Specialist

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