Diploma

Diploma in Mass Communication (Journalism)


Programme Overview:

This programme is catered for students who wish to develop a career in journalism. This programme equips students with basic and enhanced practical skills for fair, balanced and professional media reporting. Emphasis is also placed on experiential learning and the changing demands and developments in the media industry.

Duration and Offered In:

2 Years - KL N/321/4/0088

Career Prospects:
  • Journalists and Sub-Editors
  • Other Career Opportunities Include Researchers and Planners with Mass Media Organisations and Executive Writers in Large Organisations
Academic Progression

Graduates may be admitted into Year 2 of Bachelor of Communication (Honours) in Journalism.

Programme Outline:
  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Introduction to Mass Communication
  • Introduction to Human Communication
  • Chinese Writing for the Mass Media OR Introduction to Drama
  • Mass Media and Society
  • Writing for the Electronic Media
  • Journalism I
  • Public Relations
  • Introduction to Electronic Publishing
  • Malaysia: Cultural & Religious Practices
  • Journalism II
  • The Malaysian Mass Media
  • Communication Law
  • Translation : BM, English & Chinese OR Translation : BM & English
  • Media Ethics
  • Copy Editing
  • Malaysia & International Relations
  • Photojournalism
  • Production and Publication
  • Malaysian Constitutional Framework & Policies
  • Chinese Creative Writing OR Creative Writing

Language, Mata Pelajaran Pengajian Umum (MPU) and Co-curricular Courses:

  • English Language, Pengajian Malaysia 2, Bahasa Kebangsaan A, English for Communication, Social & Work Etiquette, Civic Consciousness and Volunteerism, English for IELTS, Co-curricular

*Co-Curricular Courses can be taken in any semester of the study

Contact Us


FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCE, ARTS AND HUMANITIES
TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
JALAN GENTING KELANG
SETAPAK
53300 KUALA LUMPUR

TELEPHONE: +603-41450123 / 41450100
Ext no. 3508, 3532
FAX: 603-41423166 / 018 925 1001
EMAIL : fsah@tarc.edu.my

OPENING HOURS
8.30am - 5.30pm (Monday - Friday)

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