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ABOUT THIS COURSE
STUDY JOURNEY

What will I learn?

This programme takes the relationships between media and society to a greater height where students are exposed to various actors, interests and issues that revolve around the media systems. Students will acquire knowledge concerning media policies, industries, audiences, cultures and social concerns. This programme further complements students' conceptual understanding with research, writing, computing and organisational skills that will enhance their competitiveness in the employment market.

Programme Outline:

  • Introduction to Mass Communication
  • Media Writing (Print & Electronic)
  • Fundamental of Media Planning
  • Introduction to Human Communication
  • Print Production
  • Introduction to Film
  • Malaysia: Religious & Cultural Practices
  • Rhetoric
  • Communication Theories
  • Communication Research Methods
  • Media Audiences OR Visual Communication
  • Electronic Media Production
  • Media Management
  • Content Editing
  • Theory of Film
  • Statistical Analysis for Communication
  • Industrial Attachment
  • Politics & the Media
  • Online Business & Communication
  • Media Studies Project I
  • Writing Strategy OR Broadcast Journalism
  • Documentary Production OR Comparative International Media
  • Media Studies Project II
  • Seminar on Issues in Media Communication
  • Media Literacy

Career Prospects:

  • Advertising
  • Public Relations
  • Producers of Information
  • Media Writers and Educators
  • Broadcasting
  • Media Planners

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Social Science and Humanities

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
RM16,866.66 (US$ 3,876) per year
RM 50,600 for the entire course

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

25 May 2020

Venue

Tunku Abdul Rahman University College

Kuala Lumpur Campus,

Jalan Genting Kelang, Setapak,

KUALA LUMPUR,

Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur,

53300, Malaysia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

A Level with minimum 2 good passes or other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government. IELTS (Academic) - Band 5.0, TOEFL (Paper-based) - 410, TOEFL (Internet-based testing) - 34, PTE Academic - 36.

For international students

Students are required to complete international academic qualification equivalent to Malaysian high school (i.e. STPM); A Level with minimum 2 good passes or other equivalent qualifications recognized by the Malaysian Government.

International students must meet any one of the following English Language tests recognized by TAR UC as meeting the English Language requirement before they are accepted for admission to any of the TAR UC programmes.

IELTS (Academic): Band 5.0

TOEFL (Paper-based): 410

TOEFL (Internet-based testing): 34

PTE Academic: 36

Or any other qualification which is of equivalent level as determined by the Senate of TAR UC.

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