Course Details

Diploma in Communication Studies

UNITAR International University




  • Description
    Diploma in Communication Studies is designed for those who would like to understand and appreciate the various media channels and forms of communication. The programme also provides students with the necessary skillsets that they would need in the field of communication such as Journalism, Creative Thinking, Public Speaking and more.
    Field of Study

    Communication & Broadcasting

    Duration (Years)

    2 years 4 months

    Course Fees

    RM 25,200 (USD 6,000)

    MQA No.

    [N/321/4/0243(MQA/PA 7503)02/23] [N-DL/321/4/0244(MQA/PA 7504)02/23]

  • Intake (Month)

    Jan, April, Sept

Entry Requirements

    Pass SPM with at least three (3) credits in any subjects including English. Pass STPM with a minimum of Grade C (NGMP 2.00) in any subject and credit in English in SPM or its equivalent. Pass STAM with a minimum Grade Maqbul and credit in English in SPM or its equivalent. Pass SKM Level 3 AND pass in SPM with credit in English. KKM Level 3 or its equivalent with minimum CGPA 2.0 AND credit in English in SPM or its equivalent.
  • UEC
    Pass UEC or its equivalent, with a minimum of Grade B in three (3) subjects; including English
  • Other
    Pass Certificate in Media and Communication (Level 3) or its equivalent, with a minimum CGPA of 2.00; Any other equivalent qualifications recognized by the Malaysian Government. Applicants into the Diploma’s programmes (level 5, MQF) through APEL, must be a Malaysian citizen aged more than 20 years of age in the year of application with relevant work experience/ prior experiential learning and passed APEL assessment.
  • English Requirements
    IELTS 5

Programme Structure

  • Semester 1

    English 1

    Introduction to Mass Communication

    Principles of Journalism

  • Semester 2

    English 2

    Principles of Advertising

    Principles of Broadcasting

    Visual Communications

    Human Communication

    Psychology of Communication

  • Semester 3

    Pengajian Malaysia 2/Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1(Int)

    English 3

    Creative Thinking

    Public Speaking

    Desktop Publishing

    Persuasive Communication

  • Semester 4

    Media and Society

    Media Appreciation

    Event Management

  • Semester 5

    Skill Enhancement/ Bahasa Kebangsaan A

    Culture and Society

    Organizational Communication

    Communication Theories

    Writing for Mass Media

  • Semester 6

    Co Curriculum - Community Service

    New Media

    Media and Culture

    Communication Law and Ethics

    Communication Research Methods

    Project Management

  • Semester 7

    Industrial Training

Additional Information

  • Fees
    RM 25,200 (USD 6,000)

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