Diploma in Mass Communication



7 Semesters (2.5 Years Full-Time)


January, March, May, July, September & November

Entry Requirement

SPM with 3 credits inclusive English or equivalent qualifications.

Course Information

The Diploma in Mass Communication programme is designed to provide professional education for students wishing to pursue a career in mass communication division industry particularly in the media, production, communication, public relations, corporate, business and marketing, advertising or related fields.

Students will be exposed to the issues, practices and the dynamic, challenging and creative nature of the industry so that they will be able to support the mass communication functions of organizations effectively. Students graduating from Diploma in Mass Communication will be able to operate in a complex and rapidly changing media, broadcasting, publishing and corporate world.

The course also aims to develop passionate and creative individuals with strong communication and PR skills who are able to apply tools and technologies appropriate for the mass communications professions in which they work;

Further Education Pathway

Students may transfer credit to all our academic partners and continue second/final year bachelor degree in business and communication studies.

Course Structure

Year 1

Core Subjects

  • Academic English 1
  • Academic English 2
  • Introduction to Journalism
  • Human Communication
  • Mass Media and Society
  • Small Group Communication
  • Photo Journalism
  • Writing to Mass Media
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Professional Communication
  • Computing for Communication
  • Communication Theory

Year 2

Core Subjects

  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Business Communication
  • New Media Technology
  • Feature Writing
  • Public Relations
  • Web & Digital Design
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Modern Media Writing
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Ethic and the Media
  • Events Management
  • Contemporary Advertising
  • Research in Communication
  • Practical Training

MPU Subject

Local Students

  • Malaysian Studies 2
  • English 1
  • Consitution and Society
  • Co-Curriculum

International Students

  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1
  • English 1
  • Consitution and Society
  • Co-Curriculum