Bachelor Degree

Bachelor of Communication (Honours) in Journalism


Programme Overview:

This pragramme 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:

3 Years - KL N/321/6/0094

Career Prospects:
  • Journalists
  • Writers
  • Reporters
  • Copy Editors
  • Editors
Programme Outline:
  • Introduction to Mass Communication
  • News Gathering, Reporting & Writing
  • Media in Malaysia
  • Media Law
  • Advanced News Gathering, Reporting & Writing
  • News Subediting
  • Chinese Creative Writing OR Creative Writing
  • Interviewing for Journalism
  • Local News Reporting
  • Persuasive Writing
  • Online Journalism
  • Communication Theories
  • Communication Research Methods
  • Television Production OR Media Audiences
  • Sport Journalism
  • Industrial Attachment
  • Statistical Analysis for Communication
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • JR Project I
  • Newspaper Editing, Design & Layout
  • Politics & the Media OR Introduction to Corporate Communication
  • Newspaper Management & Competition
  • Journalism Ethics & Issues
  • JR Project II
  • Feature Writing
  • Business News Writing OR Investigative Reporting OR Applied Journalism Project
  • Global Journalism OR Citizen Journalism OR War & Conflict Reporting
  • PR Practices in Malaysia OR Intercultural Communication OR Music Journalism

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

  • English Language, Tamadun Islam dan Asia, English for Communication, Contemporary Malaysian Issues, Hubungan Etnik, English for Humanities, Critical Thinking, Co-curricular

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

*MPU-3213 Bahasa Kebangsaan A is applicable to students without credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu only

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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