Course Details

3+0 BA (Hons) Mass Communications, in collaboration with the University of Hertfordshire, UK

INTI International College Penang




  • Description

    The University of Hertfordshire bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication offers students an opportunity to explore possibilities in Film, Journalism and more. Students will be able to critically examine films, learn to write like a journalist, study popular media and use software packages to design layouts for magazines and websites and be prepared to make full use of new media tools.

    Field of Study

    Communication & Broadcasting

    Duration (Years)


    Course Fees (RM)

    RM 59,530 (USD 14,174)

    MQA No.


    Degree Type

    External Degree

  • Intake (Month)

    January; April; May; August; October

Entry Requirements

  • A-level

    A minimum of 2 full passes totalling 80 UCAS points

  • UEC

    5Bs including a credit in English

  • Matriculation/Foundation

    INTI Foundation in Business and IT: Minimum CGPA 2.0

    Equivalent Matriculation and/or Pre-University Programmes


    A minimum of two passes at minimum Grade C+ (GP 2.33)

  • Others

    SAM Pass 5 subjects with ATAR 65%, a pass in English and no subject below 10/20

    NSW (HSC) Minimum 10 units with UAI (ATAR) 65%, a pass in English and no subject below 50%

    International Baccaulareate (IB) Minimum 24 points with at least 4 points for SL English

    CPU Minimum 6 Year 12 passes with an average of 65% and pass in English at Grade 12

    Equivalent qualifications to be assessed by the Head of Programme in liaison with the Collaborative Partnership Leader from the School of Humanities

  • Direct Entry to Year 2 of Degree

    Diploma in Accounting / equivalent: Minimum CGPA 2.0; Inti Diploma/equivalent: Minimum CGPA 2.0 (can credit transfer)

  • English Requirements

    MUET (Malaysian University English Test) Band 4

    IELTS: 6.5 (no less than 5.5 for any band)

    TOEFL 580 (Computer-based) / 79 (Internet-based) with band scores of reading 18, writing 17, listening 17, speaking 20

    Cambridge Grade B 176 overall with a minimum of 162 in each component

    For International Students, TOEFL 500 or IELTS 5.0 or equivalent.

    If unable to fulfil this criteria, College needs to offer English proficency courses through assessment process

Programme Structure

  • Year 1

    English for Mass Communication 1

    English for Mass Communication 2

    Visual Communication

    Introduction to Film Criticism

    Introduction to Film Theory

    Introduction to Journalism

    Introduction to Media Communications

    Journalism, Law and Ethics

    Global Media and Society

    Interactive Media

  • Year 2

    Film Production

    Journalism Skills: Features

    Journalism Skills: News

    Magazine Design

    Media in an International Context

    Research Methods in Media and Communications

    Video Feature

    Elective 1**

    Electives 1** (choose one)

    Radio Journalism

    European Film and Television Style

  • Year 3

    Campaigns & Careers

    Digital Media

    E-Portfolio and Employer Relations

    Journalism Government and the People

    Media Project

    Online Journalism

    Elective 2**

    Elective 3**


    Electives** (choose two)


    Corporate Communications

    Film in the Global Age

    Television Drama

    Industry Practice in Mass Communications

  • MPU Subjects

    MPU Subjects

    Bahasa Kebangsaan A*

    Community Service

    Corporate Social Responsibility

    Design Thinking

    Ethnic Relations (Local students) /

    Communicating in Malay 2

    (International students)

    Islamic & Asian Civilization (Local students) /

    Malaysian Studies 3 (International students)

International Affiliation

      • BA (Hons) Mass Communication

Additional Information

  • Fees
    RM 59,530 (USD 14,174)

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