Manipal International University

Manipal International University

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Diploma In Mass Communication Fees Structure, Admission, Intake, Deadline

  Study Mode FULL TIME
  Duration 2 years 6 months
  Intake MAR,AUG,OCT


Overview of Diploma In Mass Communication in Manipal International University Malaysia

Diploma in Mass Communication programme at MIU is in line with the growth of the current technology and industry needs. Students are introduced to the basic mass communication majors, and taught to critically understand and examine the role of mass communication in society. All students are provided with a firm grounding in knowledge of the mass communication theories and analyses. By setting such standards and providing hands-on practice, diploma scholars and graduates are prepared to be competent media practitioners, efficient leaders and creative team workers.

The syllabus of the programme has been designed to utilise state-of-the-art digital equipment and tap the expertise of experienced academicians as well as media industry professionals. In addition, internship programmes at leading organisations with active global operations have been included. Thus, this programme prepares students for a career in the social media, electronic media and existing traditional media.

With a syllabus aligned to industry requirements, international faculty and multi-cultural students from all over the world, learning at MIU encourages the communion of ideas and convergence of experience which thoroughly prepare students for a global career.

Entry Requirement

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: Required minimum score of 5.0 for IELTS or 500 for TOEFL or its
SPM/O Level Pass with 3 credits (minimum Grade C including English)
STPM Pass STPM with a minimum of Grade C in any subject;
AND a credit in English at SPM or its equivalent
CERTIFICATE Pass SKM Certificate related field (Level 3) (recognized by Malaysian
AND a credit in English at SPM or its equivalent
OTHERS Any other equivalent qualifications recognized by the
Malaysian Government

Courses of Diploma In Mass Communication in Manipal International University Malaysia

Year 1

Semester 1

  • English
  • Introduction to Mass Communication
  • Introduction to Broadcasting
  • Introduction to Publishing
  • Introduction to Journalism
  • Human Communication

Semester 2

  • Principles of Public Relations
  • Introduction to Advertising
  • Introduction to Interpersonal Communication
  • Principles of information System
  • Graphic and Layout
  • Broadcasting Journalism

Semester 3

  • MPU 1-1 (Pengajian Malaysia )
  • MPU 1-2 B. Melayu Komunikasi 2
  • MPU 3- Constitution & Community
  • Introduction to Management

Year 2

Semester 4

  • Radio & TV broadcasting
  • Intercultural Communication
  • New Media and Communication Technology
  • Media, Law and Ethics
  • Mass Media and Society
  • New Media Marketing

Semester 5

  • Mass Media Research
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • Event Planning and Management
  • Writing for Mass Media
  • Desktop Publishing (DTP)
  • Introduction to Communication Theories

Semester 6

  • MPU 2 (Creative & Critical Thinking)
  • MPU 4(Co-Curriculum)

Year 3

Semester 7

  • Industrial Training


Upon completion of this programme, students will be well-prepared to continue on their way to become:

  • Public Relations Executives
  • Journalists
  • Events Executives
  • Radio Jockeys
  • Account Executives
  • News Announcers
  • Advertising Executives
  • Media Planners
  • Content Executives
  • Writers

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