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Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman UTAR

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman UTAR

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Bachelor of Communication (Honours) Journalism   APPLY

  Study Mode FULL TIME
  Level UNDER-GRADUATE
  Duration 3 years (Full-time)
  Intake January, May, October
  Tution Fees N/A

This programme develops professional media personnel, journalists in particular, who are at the forefront of professional and technical developments in their area of specialisation. 

Students develop a strong foundation in communication, research and analytical skills. Knowledge and in-depth understanding of mass communication theory is also emphasised. Through the programme, students acquire a mature understanding of cultural issues and public policies within the Malaysian environment and global context. 

Students are also introduced to the fundamentals of advertising such as copywriting and media planning. Students are exposed to practical training in the industry. This is achieved by placing students under an industrial training programme during their second year of study. 

CAREER PROSPECTS

  • Journalists
  • Reporters
  • Editors
  • Feature Writers
  • Correspondents
  • Information Researchers

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

Year 1

  • Desktop Publishing 
  • English for Mass Communication 
  • Entrepreneurship 
  • Introduction to Advertising 
  • Introduction to Mass Communication 
  • Introduction to Political Science 
  • Introduction to Video Production & Editing 
  • Journalism Studies 
  • MPU1* 
  • MPU1** 
  • Multimedia Journalism 
  • National Language/Other Languages 
  • News Reporting and Writing 
  • Photojournalism 
  • Sun Zi's Art of War and Business Strategies 

 

Year 2

  • Advanced News Reporting and Writing 
  • Broadcast Journalism 
  • Business Journalism 
  • Co-curriculum 
  • Communication Research Methods 
  • Communication Theories 
  • Digital Communication Technology 
  • Feature Writing 
  • Introduction to Sociology 
  • Minor I 
  • Minor II 
  • Minor III 
  • Minor IV 
  • Minor V 
  • MPU3

 

Year 3

  • Elective I 
  • Final Year Project I 
  • Final Year Project II 
  • Industrial Training 
  • Media Law and Ethics 
  • Media Management 
  • Politics and The Media

 

Elective I - Choose 1 course(s)

  • Ethics And Contemporary Social Issues 
  • Interpersonal Communication 
  • Oral Communication And Interpersonal Skills 

 

  • Minor I - Choose 1 course(s)

    • Introduction To International Relations 
    • Design for Media

 

  • Minor II - Choose 1 course

    • Advertising Copy Writing 
    • Introduction to Advertising 

 

  • Minor III - Choose 1 course

    • Creative Strategy for Advertising 
    • Public Administration 

 

    • Minor IV - Choose 1 course

      • Contemporary Malaysian Politics 
      • Media Planning

 

  • Minor V - Choose 1 course

    • Integrated Marketing Communication 
    • Political Philosophy

National Language/Other Language - Choose 1 course

  • Bahasa Kebangsaan (A) - For Malaysian only, without SPM-BM credit
  • Communication Tamil For Health Sciences
  • Introduction to French
  • Introduction to German Language
  • Introduction to Japanese
  • Introduction to Korean
  • Introduction to Tamil Language
  • Introduction to Thai Language

 

  • MPU 1* - Choose 1 course

    • Hubungan Etnik - For Local Students
    • Malaysian Studies 3 - For International Students

 

  • MPU 1** - Choose 1 course

    • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 - For International Students
    • Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (TITAS) - For Local Students

MPU 3 - Choose 1 course

  • Development Trends in Malaysia 
  • Malaysian Economy

Co-curriculum - Choose 1 course

  • Art, Craft, and Design
  • Arts and Cultural Performance
  • Business Plan Writing & Preparation
  • Community Project
  • Critical Thinking, Creative Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Language, Culture and Social Study Aboard
  • Leadership and Teambuilding
  • Managing Personal Finance
  • Music Performance
  • Management of Martial Arts Activity
  • Management of Sports Activity
  • Oral Communication
  • Social Entrepreneurship Project
  • Study Soft Skills and/or Life Skills Abroad
  • Team Work and Collaborative Project
  • Work Ethics and EQ

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Foundation in Arts
APPLY

FULL TIME | January, May, October

Foundation in Science
APPLY

FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Accounting Hons
APPLY

FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Business Administration
APPLY

FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Commerce Honours Accounting
APPLY

FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Finance Honours
APPLY

FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor in International Business Hons
APPLY

FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Marketing Honours
APPLY

FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Science Honours Actuarial Science
APPLY

FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Arts Honours English Education
APPLY

FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Communication Honours Advertising
APPLY

FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor in Early Childhood Education Hons
APPLY

FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Social Science Honours Psychology
APPLY

FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Science Hons Game Development
APPLY

FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor Of Chemical Engineering Hons
APPLY

FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor Of Civil Engineering Hons
APPLY

FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Electronic Engineering
APPLY

FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor Of Mechanical Engineering Hons
APPLY

FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor in Computer Science Hons
APPLY

FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Information Systems Hons
APPLY

FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Software Engineering Hons
APPLY

FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Science Honours Biochemistry
APPLY

FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Biotechnology Hons
APPLY

FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Science Honours Chemistry
APPLY

FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Science Honours Physics
APPLY

FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Nursing
APPLY

FULL TIME | May, October

Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hons.)
APPLY

FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Science Honours Dietetics
APPLY

FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Environmental Health (Hons)
APPLY

FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Science (Honours) Food Science
APPLY

FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) English Language
APPLY

FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Chinese Studies
APPLY

FULL TIME,PART TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Digital Animation
APPLY

FULL TIME | January, May, October

BA Hons Game Design
APPLY

FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Science (Honours) Microbiology
APPLY

FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Science (Honours) Food Science
APPLY

FULL TIME | January, May, October

Master of Architecture
APPLY

FULL TIME,PART TIME, | May (Full-Time Mode)

Master of Engineering (Electrical)
APPLY

FULL TIME,PART TIME, | Jan, May

Master of Engineering (Electronic System)
APPLY

FULL TIME,PART TIME, | Jan, May, September

Master of Engineering (Mechanical)
APPLY

FULL TIME,PART TIME, | Jan, May

Master of Environmental Technology
APPLY

FULL TIME,PART TIME, | Jan & May

Master of Mathematics
APPLY

FULL TIME,PART TIME, | Full Time : Min 1.5 years - Max 4 years Part Time : Min 2 years - Max 6 years

Master of Project Management
APPLY

FULL TIME,PART TIME, | Jan (Part-time) May (Full-time & Part Time Mode)

Master of Real Estate Development
APPLY

FULL TIME,PART TIME, | May & Septermber

Master of Strategic Communication
APPLY

FULL TIME,PART TIME, | January, May & September

Master of Arts (Communication)
APPLY

FULL TIME,PART TIME, | Throughout the year

Master of Engineering Science
APPLY

FULL TIME,PART TIME, | Throughout the year

Master of Medical Science
APPLY

FULL TIME,PART TIME, | Throughout the year

Master Of Philosophy ( Social Science)
APPLY

FULL TIME,PART TIME, | Thoughtout the year

Master of Science (Research)
APPLY

FULL TIME,PART TIME, | Thoughtout the year

Master of Science (Computer Science)
APPLY

FULL TIME,PART TIME, | Thoughtout the day

Master of Philosophy
APPLY

FULL TIME,PART TIME, | Thoughtout the year

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