Diploma in Mass Communication (Journalism)

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 is catered for students who wish to develop a successful career in journalism and the media industry. The programme equips students with practical skills for media reporting with an emphasis on hands-on learning experience.With industry relevant content, the programme offers a holistic learning experience that produces graduates that are employable in the journalism and media 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
  • Introduction to Human Communication
  • Chinese Writing for the Mass Media OR Introduction to Drama
  • Mass Media and Society
  • Writing for the Electronic Media
  • Journalism I
  • The Malaysian Mass Media
  • Introduction to Electronic Publishing
  • Malaysia: Cultural & Religious Practices
  • Journalism II
  • Media Ethics
  • Photojournalism
  • Chinese Creative Writing OR Creative Writing
  • Malaysian Constitutional Framework and Policies
  • Communication Law
  • Copy Editing
  • Malaysia and International Relations
  • Production & Publication
  • Translation: BM & English OR Translation: BM, English & Chinese
  • Industrial Attachment

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

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