What will I learn?

Our Mass Communication degree program offers you an interdisciplinary foundation in the basic theory and skills necessary to become media practitioners and more informed media consumers. Interaction and the ability to communicate confidently and persuasively is the key focus of our communications program. Major Fields of study include:

Journalism

Journalism is a discipline of gathering, writing and reporting news, and more broadly, it includes the process of editing and presenting news articles. It applies to various media, including newspapers, magazines, radio, internet, digital photography and television. Journalists are expected to be at the scene of a story to gather information for their reports in the field. Reports are almost always edited in newsrooms, the offices where journalists and editors work to prepare news content. Developing investigative skills will lead to better research and reports.

Advertising

This study involves the planning, creation, production and placement of ads (print) and commercials (broadcast). It includes theoretical and applied aspects of advertising, the design of both periodical and specialized publications. Advertising agencies are responsible for practically all newspaper and consumer magazine ads, outdoor and indoor displays, radio and television commercials, and ads that appear in professional, technical and business to-business publications. They must create advertisements that persuade the public to buy a product.

Mass Communication

This study concerns the practical application, structure, processes, aesthetics, responsibilities and effects of the mass media and the investigation of the role mass media has played, and continues to play on society and the individual. Mass Communication majors seek out how and why media reflects our social values, and how public policy draws boundaries for such mediums of communication. Students will understand and apply ethical principles that can be used to prevent and resolve potential conflicts and dilemmas in the operation of the mass media, and legal issues and regulations affecting mass communication.

Radio and Television (Broadcast Journalism

A discipline of gathering, writing and reporting news, and also includes the process of editing and presenting news articles.

Advertising

This study examines the history, theory, criticism, and nuts-and-bolts production practices of radio, television, and film. In short, students will learn how to create all manner of electronic media from scratch. The goal of any Radio and Television program is to prepare students for an entry-level position and, ultimately, a successful career in the media.

Public Relations

Public Relations are vital in every organization it contributes to a firm’s or institution’s brand identity. It understands and places high value on the establishment of professional and interpersonal relationships. Students will develop decision-making, strategic management, and critical thinking abilities and acquisition of theoretical and research-based knowledge important for their success in the working world.

New Media

New Media is a multidisciplinary study of emerging forms of media, digital information and technology, often combining it with traditional journalism studies. New media demands adapting to new technology and trends while still maintaining the traditional skills and work ethic of professional reporters, journalists, artists and designers.

Career Opportunities

Journalism

Journalist, Broadcast Journalist, Film Director or Film Producer

Advertising

Desktop Publishing Artist, Advertisement Producer, Advertisement Director, Editor or Scriptwriter

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
RM18,575.00 (US$ 4,446) per year
Tuition fees: RM 37,150 for the entire course
Start date

Expected January, May, August 2022

Venue

INTI International College Penang

1-Z Lebuh Bukit Jambul,

Penang,

11900, Malaysia

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
RM21,350.00 (US$ 5,110) per year
Tuition fees: RM 42,700 for the entire course
Start date

Expected January, May, August 2022

Venue

INTI International College Subang

No.3 Jalan SS15/8,

SUBANG JAYA,

Selangor,

47500, Malaysia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

English Language Requirements: MUET Band 2; IELTS 5.5; TOEFL 550.

For international students

Entry requirements may vary from country to country. Students are required to complete international academic qualification equivalent to Higher Secondary School Certificate or Malaysian equivalent.

SPM: Minimum Pass

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