The programme aims to create well-rounded journalists with professional ethics and social skills that are of value to future employers, particularly in the area of media, communication, diplomacy, public relations and publicity. The course provides students with a framework for understanding journalism in a social platform. Key research, communication and media-handling skills are taught to enable students to handle the challenging world of journalism and the media industry.
This programme will train students to analyse journalism issues and techniques from the academic and practical perspective and train students to be an effective media specialist in the world of information, local or globally. Apart from this, students will be exposed to communication management and creative problem-solving strategies. Students will also be able to understand the role of ICT in journalism and use ICT to address journalism issues.
If you are a Malaysian and wish to enroll in this programme, you must have:
The credit-in-English-in-SPM requirement for those under categories (1), (2), (3) and (5) can be exempted if the qualification contains an English subject and the grade obtained is equivalent or more than the required credit in SPM.
For international students, please contact us at the faculty or the admissions office at 03-55223435 to see whether you are eligible to enroll in this programme.
Students are required to complete 120 credit hours to graduate. Apart from MQA Compulsory courses, students have to complete the courses below:
There are many career paths a graduate with a Bachelor in Communication (Hons) Journalism can choose. Below are some job titles that graduates can apply but these represent only some of the jobs in the market, not all.
PRIVATE SECTOR / MEDIA ORGANISATIONS
GOVERNMENT AND IPTA/IPTS
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