Bachelor of Communication (Media Studies) (Hons)

Campus

HELP Damansara

Level of Study

Undergraduate

Duration

3 years

Intakes

Jan 5, May 18, Aug 17, Oct 12*

* Not available to students seeking credit exemption

Course Code

KPT/JPS (R2/321/6/0145) (A6242) 03/25

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.

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.

RM 56,200

  • 3-year programme
  • 30 subjects to be completed

January Semester

  • Long semester (14 weeks)
  • 4 - 5 subjects to be taken

May Semester

  • Short semester (7 weeks)
  • 2 - 3 subjects to be taken

August Semester

  • Long semester (14 weeks)
  • 4 - 5 subjects to be taken

10 Common Core Subjects

  • MCH1014 Mass Communication
  • MCH1024 Public Speaking
  • MCH1034 Business Communication
  • MCH1044 Multimedia Design
  • MCH1054 Writing Mass Media
  • MCH1064 Journalism
  • MCH1074 Human Communication
  • MCH1084 Entrepreneurship
  • MCH1094 English for Academic Purposes
  • MCH1004 Marketing Communication
MPU 1 (Compulsory)
  • MPU3183 Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban (Local Students)
  • MPU3193 Falsafah dan Isu Semasa (Local Students)
  • MPU3193 Falsafah dan Isu Semasa (International Students)
  • MPU3143 Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 (International Students)

6 Core Subjects

  • MCH2014 Communication Theories
  • MCH2024 Communication Law & Ethics
  • MCH2034 Intercultural Communication
  • MCH2044 Broadcast & New Media
  • MCH2054 Communication Issues in the Digital Age
  • MCH2074 Social Research Methods
2 Electives
  • MCH2064 Media Audience Analytics
  • MCH2084 Acting for Media and Film
MPU2/MPU3 (Choose One)
  • MPU3213 Bahasa Kebangsaan A*
  • MPU3373 A*Gen Careers in Malaysia and Beyond
*Compulsory for local student who did not have credit in BM SPM

6 Core Subjects

  • MCH3016 Dissertation
  • MCH3024 Audio Visual Editing
  • MCH3034 Media Planning
  • MCH3054 Social Media and Mobile Marketing
  • MCH3064 Documentary Production
  • MCH3078 Industrial Training
1 Elective
  • MCH3044 TV Production Management
General Elective
  • GEN3513 Communication and Leadership Skills (Depending on subject availability)
MPU 4 (Choose One)
  • MPU3412 Co-Curriculum - Sports 2
  • MPU3432 Co-curriculum - Event Management 2

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA

  • Bachelor of Communication and Media (2 + 1)
UNIVERSITY NEW SOUTH WALES
  • Bachelor of Media (Public Relations and Advertising) (1 + 2)
  • Bachelor of Media (Screen and Sound Production) (1 + 2)
EDITH COWAN UNIVERSITY
  • Bachelor of Media and Communication (2 + 1)
  • Bachelor of Design (2 + 1)
UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND
  • Bachelor of Communication (1.5 + 1.5)
DEAKIN UNIVERSITY
  • Bachelor of Arts (1 + 2 / 1.5 + 1.5 / 2 + 1)
  • Bachelor of Communication (1 + 2)
  • Bachelor of Film, Television & Animation (1.5 + 1.5)
QUEENSLAND UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY
  • Bachelor of Creative Industries (1 + 2)
MURDOCH UNIVERSITY
  • Bachelor of Creative Media (Photography) (1 + 2)

HERTFORDSHIRE UNIVERSITY

  • BA (Hons) Mass Communication (2 + 1)
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE BIRMINGHAM
  • BA (Hons) Digital Marketing (2 + 1)
ROBERT GORDON UNIVERSITY, SCOTLAND
  • BA (Hons) Media (2 + 1)
  • BA (Hons) Public Relations (2 + 1)
SWANSEA UNIVERSITY
  • BA (Hons) Media and Communication (1 + 2)
MIDDLESEX UNIVERSITY
  • BA (Hons) Advertising, PR and Branding (2 + 1)

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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