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Duration:
3 years

Intakes:
January 11, May 24, August 23, *October 11 *Special intake for new International students only

Campus:
HELP Damansara

Level of Study:
Undergraduate

Faculty:
Faculty of Arts and Communication

Course Code:
KPT/JPS (R/321/6/0145) (A6242) 03/20

About this course

If you have an innate desire to pursue a career in film, television, print and/or digital communication, then this specialisation is the right option for you. The media studies programme takes an integrated approach and a broader look at media in all its forms, so that our graduates are prepared for both traditional and non-traditional media careers.

Our curriculum allows students to creatively express themselves via journalistic writing and editing for various media platforms, communicating ideas through short films, documentaries, photography and design, as well as media management and marketing.

Total Course Fees

RM 67,100

There is currently a waiver package available. Please e-mail fac@help.edu.my for more details.

Subject Listing

  • MCH 108 Digital Photography Techniques
  • MCH 101 Introduction to Mass Communication
  • MCH 152 Introduction to Media Writing
  • MCH 106 Information Tech, Mass Media and Society
  • HAA 102 Introduction to Design
  • MCH 120 Introduction to Film
  • MCH 102 Public Speaking
  • MCH 100 Social and Business Communication
  • MCH 110 Video Production Techniques
  • √ Year 1 Free Elective
  • √ Year 1 Free Elective
  • MCH 250 Communication Theory
  • MCH 208 Communication in the Workplace
  • MCH 212 Documentary Production Techniques
  • MCH 215 Intercultural Communication
  • MCH 221 Media Relations and Management
  • MCH 280 News Writing and Reporting
  • HSO 210 Social Research Methods
  • MCH 251 Theories of Media
  • MCH 210 Writing for Broadcast and New Media
  • √ Year 2 Free Elective
  • √ Year 2 Free Elective
  • MCH 314 Communication Law and Ethics
  • MCH 333 Feature Writing
  • MCH 390 Honours Thesis
  • MCH 380 News Editing
  • MCH 321 Media Marketing
  • MCH 317 Publication Design
  • MCH 396 Practicum
  • √ Year 3 Free Elective
  • √ Year 3 Free Elective

5 COMPULSORY MPU SUBJECTS

MPU1 (CHOOSE 2 SUBJECTS)
  • MPU3113 Hubungan Etnik(Malaysian students)
  • MPU3123 Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia(Malaysian students)
  • MPU3143 Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2(International students)
  • MPU3173 Pengajian Malaysia 3(International students)
MPU2 (CHOOSE 1)
  • MPU3213 Bahasa Kebangsaan A**For Malaysian students without a credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu
  • MPU3233 Leadership in Business
MPU3 (CHOOSE 1)
  • MPU3313 Comparative Ethics for Malaysia
  • MPU3323 Malaysian Constitution
  • MPU3333 Malaysian Digital Transformation
  • MPU3343 Career Pathwayss in the field of Behavioural Sciences in Malaysia
  • MPU3353 Personal Financial Planning in Malaysia
  • MPU3373 Goods & Services Tax in Malaysia
MPU4 (CHOOSE 1)
  • MPU3412 Co-curriculum – Sport 2
  • MPU3422 Co-curriculum – Community Service 2
  • MPU3432 Co-curriculum – Event Management 2

Entry Requirements

Applicants must have one of the following Entry requirements:

  • HELP Foundation in Arts / Foundation in Science 
  • STPM At least 2 C’s
  • A-Level At least 2 passes
  • Senior Middle 3 (UEC) At Least 5 B’s (including English)
  • CPU 5 passes with a minimum average of 50%
  • SAM/TEE Examination At least 5 passes with a university aggregate of 50%
  • International Baccalaureate At least 24 points
  • Matriculation/Foundation At least CGPA of 2.00
  • Diploma At least CPA 2.00
  • Equivalent qualification

International Student Only

International students who do not have the minimum English language entry requirement can be accepted into the programme. However, they are encouraged to enroll in the university Intensive English Programme (IEP) as a preparatory test and sit for the IELTS or other similar tests. Upon passing the test with 5.0 score or equivalent, students can formally enroll in the faculty programme.

Academic Pathway

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA
  • Bachelor of Arts (Communication and Media Management) 2+1 Programme
  • Bachelor of Public Relations (2+1) Programme
  • Bachelor of Arts (Writing and Creative Communication) 2+1 Programme
  • Bachelor of Communication (Media and Culture) 1½+1½ Programme
  • Bachelor of Journalism (1½+1½) Programme
  • Bachelor of Media Arts (1½+1½) Programme
UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND
  • Bachelor of Arts (1+2) Programme
 
DEAKIN UNIVERSITY
  • Bachelor of Arts (Public Relations)1+2 Programme
  • Bachelor of Arts (Media and Communication) 1+2 Programme
UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE
  • Bachelor of Arts (1+2) Programme
 
EDITH COWAN UNIVERSITY
  • Bachelor of Communication 1+2 Programme
  • Bachelor of Creative Industries 1+2 Programme
UNIVERSITY OF THE SUNSHINE COAST, QUEENSLAND
  • Bachelor of Communication 2+1 Programme
  • Bachelor of Communication 2+2 Programme (progression from Diploma in Communication)
CHARLES STURT UNIVERSITY
  • BA Communication (Advertising) 2+1 Programme
  • BA Communication (Public Relations and Organisational Communication) 2+1 Programme
MURDOCH UNIVERSITY
  • BA Public Relations 1+2 Programme or 2+1 Programme
 
UNIVERSITY OF WOLLONGONG
  • Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies (Marketing Communication and Advertising) 1+2 Programme
 
BOND UNIVERSITY
  • Bachelor of Arts (Communication) 1+2 Programme
  • Bachelor of Arts (Journalism) 1+2 Programme
  • Bachelor of Arts (Public Relations) 1+2 Programme
MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY, AUSTRALIA
  • Bachelor of Communication (Media Studies) 1.5+1.5 Programme
  • Bachelor of Communication (Journalism and Non-Fiction Writing) 1.5+1.5 Programme
  • Bachelor of Communication (Public Relations and Social Media) 1.5+1.5 Programme
HERTFORDSHIRE UNIVERSITY
  • BA (Hons) Mass Communication(Media Cultures) 2+1 Programme
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE BIRMINGHAM
  • BA (Hons) Digital Marketing 2+1 Programme
ROBERT GORDON UNIVERSITY, SCOTLAND
  • BA (Hons) Media 2+1 Programme
  • BA (Hons) Public Relations 2+1 Programme

Why Communications @ HELP?

 
  • A three-year honours programme that emphasises the practical applications in contemporary communication settings
  • Our courses are designed to give you a balanced portfolio of communication theory, research and practice in your chosen area of specialisation, giving you an edge over your competitors
  • Practical training through internship
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