What will I learn?

This programme aims to equip students with in-depth knowledge and insightful appreciation of the fundamental concepts, theories and creative applications in the field of mass communication, with a special focus on broadcasting. Course discussions and case studies include essential analyses of the role of broadcasting in Malaysia as well as in the international arena.

The major focus of practical assignments for this course will involve the production of radio and television programmes, such as radio drama, short films, documentaries, television commercials and multi-camera live productions. This programme also emphasises the crucial role of multimedia platforms in mass communication today and provides graduates with the relevant training to face the industry's current and future demands.

Graduates are also provided with a sound foundation in Advertising, a lucrative industry which they can also capitalise on with their skills. To ensure that UTAR graduates enter the workforce prepared and employment-ready, students will undergo a 3-4 months industrial training period. This real-world experience will prepare students for their final phase of study and enhance their future employability.

Career Prospects

Audio Engineer

Broadcast Technician

Copywriter

Programme Director

Producer

Scriptwriter

Social Media Content Producer

Studio Manager

Video Editor

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Creative Industries

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
RM19,116.66 (US$ 4,703) per year
RM 57,350 for the entire course

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

Start date

1 June 2020, 12 October 2020

Venue

Sungai Long Campus

Jalan Sungai Long, Bandar Sungai Long,

Cheras,

KAJANG,

Selangor,

43000, Malaysia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Entry with Standard Qualifications: UTAR welcomes applicants with any of the following qualifications for entry to Bachelor's Honours Degree Programme: Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM); Unified Examination Certificate (UEC); A-Levels; South Australian Matriculation (SAM); Canadian Pre-University (CPU). Entry with Other Qualifications: Applicants with qualifications other than those described above, for example, a Diploma from a college/institution/polytechnic may also apply for admission to UTAR programmes. English Language Requirements: International English Language Testing System ( IELTS )-5.0; Paper-based TOEFL - 410; Internet-based Testing (iBT) - new TOEFL - 34; SPM English Language / O-level English Language- Credit; MUET - Band 3; UEC English Language - Grade B; Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)- B1.

For international students

Students must have A-Level with 2-3 passes in the relevant subjects or high school leaving examination equivalent with 5 passes.

They also must have the following minimum score are as follows:

International English Language Testing System (IELTS): 5.0

TOEFL iBT - 34

TOEFL PBT - 410

Cambridge English: Advance (CAE) – 160

Cambridge English: (CPE) – 180

Pearson Test of English (PTE) – 36

Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) - B1

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About this uni

UTAR ranks 99th in Asia by Times Higher Education (THE) University Rankings, 2018.

  • Two campuses in Malaysia: Kampar and Sungai Long
  • Industry relevant study options
  • Offers industrial training as part of programmes
  • 95% employability rate within 6 months of graduation