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Bachelor of mass communication ( hons ) digital media production

  Study Mode FULL TIME
  Level UNDER-GRADUATE
  Duration 3 years
  Intake
Intake Deadline
JAN 30th NOV
MAR 30thJAN
AUG 30th JUNE
Overview

Overview of Bachelor of mass communication ( hons ) digital media production in Taylor's University Malaysia

Taylor’s Digital Media Production degree exposes students to a broad spectrum of filmmaking areas, including script writing, video production, editing, audio recording, directing, and producing, and digital content creation which aims to inform, entertain and shape society at large.

The Digital Media Production degree is validated by the University of the West of England (UWE), and upon successful completion of the programme graduates are awarded two certificates; one from Taylor’s University and another from UWE. Students will also be given the option to transfer to UWE in the final year.

 

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

 

Students will get to use top-notch facilities such as the audio recording & video editing laboratories, as well as the multi-camera television studio, working with up-to-date software while getting hands-on practical experience with relevant industry-standard equipment.

In addition, students will undergo a 12 week internship with their choice of production houses, broadcasting firms or media agencies, which will provide invaluable real life experience and a chance to put into practice skills gained from the programme.

The Digital Media Production degree is compatible with the new Taylor's Curriculum Framework that allows students to mix & match study modules.

 

PRIMARY MAJOR

This component consists of Common Core subjects, which are common modules across a discipline that provides the fundamental knowledge of the discipline.

 

Common Core

  • Introduction to Mass Communication
  • Visual Communication
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Communication Theory
  • Innovative Media
  • Media Writing
  • Research Methods
  • Interactive Media
  • New Media and Society
  • Audience Studies
  • Media Law and Ethics
  • Research Project
  • Trends in New Media
  • Narrative Writing
  • Digital Moving Image
  • Digital Animation and Compositing
  • Visual Storytelling
  • Digital Media Creative Project
  • Internship

 

UNIVERSITY CORE

This component aims to develop critical thinking, build up social intelligence and cultivate civic responsibility as well as broaden cultural knowledge. These consist of compulsory and nationally-mandated study modules required by the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education.

 

  • Social Innovation Project
  • Hubungan Etnik / Malaysian Studies 3
  • Life Skills for Success & Well-Being
  • Millennials in Malaysia: Team Dynamics & Relationship Management
  • Tamadun Islam & Tamadun Asia / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2

 

FLEXIBLE EDUCATION

The Flexible Education component provides student the flexibility to study modules in a related or unrelated field from the same or different school to complement the Primary Major. It may be completed in a form of free electives, an extension, minors or a second major that typically requires at least one (1) semester of student learning time.

MINOR 

Choose any Minor package* offered by Taylor’s University. Refer to the Complementary Study Guide for the list of Minor packages. 

SECOND MAJOR 

Choose any Second Major package* offered by Taylor’s University. Refer to the Complementary Study Guide for the list of Second Major packages.

FREE ELECTIVES

Choose any SIX (6) Free Electives* offered by Taylor’s University. Refer to the Complementary Study Guide for the list of Free Electives.

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

PREREQUISITES

  • SPM / O-Level with Pre-U / Foundation

SPM / O-Level or equivalent, 5 credits including English for entry with pre-university / foundation qualification.

  • SPM / O-Level with Diploma

Pass SPM / O-Level or equivalent, 3 credits including English for entry with Diploma qualification.

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Taylor’s Foundation in Arts (FIA)

Pass with min. CGPA 2.00

  • Taylor’s Foundation in Communication (FICM)

Pass with min. CGPA 2.00

  • Taylor’s Diploma in Communication (DICM)

Pass with min. CGPA 2.00

  • Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM)

Min. CGPA 2.00 in 3 subjects and min. Grade C for each subject

  • Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)

Pass with min. 5Bs including English

  • A Levels

Min. EEE (3 subjects)

  • South Australian Matriculation (SAM) / SACE International

Min. ATAR 55

  • Canadian Pre-University (CPU)

Min. average of 55% in 6 subjects

  • International Baccalaureate (IB)

Min. 24 points in 6 subjects

  • Monash University Foundation Year (MUFY)

55%

  • Foundation / Pre-University / Diploma / Matriculation

Pass Foundation / Pre-University / Diploma / Matriculation from institutions recognised by MOE or pass HSC with UAI 55%.

  • Other Qualifications

Students with other qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

 

ENGLISH REQUIREMENTS

  • IELTS

Band 5.0

  • TOEFL

34 (Internet Based Test)

  • MUET

Band 3

  • UEC English

English B6

  • O-Level

Grade C

  • 1119 (GCE-O)

Grade C

  • Taylor's EET

Overall Score 5.0

  • Taylor's IEN

Level 2- Grade C

  • Pre-U / Diploma

Completed Pre-U / Diploma that was conducted in English

 

CAREER PROSPECTS

 

When you’ve successfully completed this degree programme, you could embark on any of these exciting careers, including:

  • Director
  • Producer
  • Scriptwriter
  • Editor
  • Sound Designer
  • Foley Artist
  • Production Manager
  • Cinematographer
  • Production Designer
  • Art Director
  • Visual Effects Artist
  • Digital Content Creator

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