Diploma in Mass Communication (Advertising)

Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC)
Kuala Lumpur, WP Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Study mode
2 years
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 4,385
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 7,644

About this course

This programme encompasses the basic knowledge and practical skills of advertising, media and communication. This programme aims not only to produce advertising personnel who can apply the relevant skills in the field of advertising, but also to offer students a greater depth of knowledge and practical skills in terms of management and persuasive communication, preparing students to join a competitive and dynamic industry.

Entry Requirements

(1)SPM - 3 Credits in the relevant subjects
(2)O Level - 3 Grade C in the relevant subjects
(3)UEC - 3 Grade B in the relevant subjects
(4)Certificate - Relevant Certificate accredited by MQA or relevant Skilled/Technical/Vocational Certificate recognised by the Malaysian Government

Compulsory subject:
(1), (2) and (3) must include SPM Credit/ O Level Grade C/ UEC Grade B in English Language

a) SPM holders must have at least a pass in Bahasa Melayu and SPM holders from Year 2013 onwards must have a t least a past in Sejarah.


  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Introduction to Mass Communication
  • Design Fundamentals
  • Introduction to Electronic Publishing
  • Mass Media and Society
  • Chinese Writing for the Mass Media OR Music Appreciation
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Introduction to Advertising
  • Malaysia: Cultural & Religious Practices
  • Basic Photography
  • Design for Print
  • Advertising Copywriting
  • Multimedia for Advertising
  • Effects of Advertising
  • Communication Law
  • Advertising Creative Campaign
  • Media Planning
  • Measurement of Advertising Effectiveness
  • Industrial Attachment
  • Translation : BM, English & Chinese OR Translation : BM & English
  • Marketing

Language, Mata Pelajaran Pengajian Umum (MPU) and Co-curricular Courses:

  • English Language, Pengajian Malaysia 2, Bahasa Kebangsaan A, English for Communication, Social & Work Etiquette, Civic Consciousness and Volunteerism, English for IELTS, Co-curricular

*Co-Curricular Courses can be taken in any semester of the study

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