Bachelor of Mass Communication (Hons) Journalism JPT/BPP(MQA/PA4517)01/20

 

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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 programme blends together a variety of instructional methodology to facilitate learning as well as stimulate students to further deepen their passion for this field. Students are exposed to the basics of journalism and application of theoretical and practical knowledge in real world situations.

Career Prospects

Journalism: Newspaper & Magazine Broadcasting: Television, Radio, Internet & Mobile
  • Print Journalist
  • Editor
  • Photojournalist
  • Magazine Publisher
  • Translator
  • Columnist
  • Press Secretary
  • Feature Writer
  • Technical Speech Writer
  • News Programme Director
  • Radio & TV Producer
  • Radio & TV Announcer
  • Script Writer
  • Sports Promoter
  • Narrator
  • Proofreader
  • Broadcast Journalist
  • Audio-Visual Writer
  • Online Content Writer
Matapelajaran Pengajian Umum (MPU) Local

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

International

  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2
  • Malaysian Studies
  • Communication Skills
  • Malaysian Economy
  • Community Service
University Course
  • Professional Communication I
  • Professional Communication II
  • Study of Society
  • Co-Curriculum Activities
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
  • Research Project
Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia (STPM) Pass STPM or equivalent with a minimum of Grade C (GPA 2.00) in two (2) subjects and credit in English at SPM level
A-Level Pass A-Level with a minimum of full passes in any two (2) subjects
Matriculation / Foundation Pass with minimum CGPA 2.00 and credit in English at SPM level or equivalent
Diploma Pass with minimum CGPA 2.00 and credit in English at SPM level or equivalent
Other Qualifications Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government
  • English Proficiency for International Student:  TOEFL  -  500 or IELTS  -  5.0

Intakes
3 intakes in a year

 

Mode of Study: Full-time / Part-time

 

Duration
Full-time – 3 years
Part-time – 5 years

Assessment
Students’ ability is gauged both through continuous assessments and a final exam. The continuous assessment component comprises projects/assignments and quizzes which account for an allocation of 60% marks depending on the course.  The balance of the marks is allocated for the final examination.