University of Malaya UM

University of Malaya UM

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  Study Mode FULL TIME
  Duration 3 YEARS
Intake Deadline
September and February
  Tution Fees N/A

The Bachelor in Media Studies programme aims to produce good graduates who are knowledgeable, technology literate and skilled in producing worthwhile media texts, as well as able to zand contribute to the field of media and communication, whether as professional industry practitioners, or as scholars and intellects.

The programme is offered as a full time programme with 122 credits, with a minimum study-duration of 7 semesters plus 1 short semester and a maximum study-duration of 11 semesters. The Bachelor of Media Studies is a 3u1i programme in which students will undergo face-to-face and online classes, undertake assignments and do an academic project for 5 normal semesters and 1 short semester, followed by industrial training internships for 2 semesters.

AIM1001  Introduction to Media Studies    

AIM1002  Introduction to Media Design

AIM1003  Rhetoric and Public Speaking

AIM1004  Writing for Media (Writing for Media)

AIM1005  Media and Communication Theories

AIM1006  Media Law and Ethics

AIM1007  Communication for Organizations (Organizational Communication)

AIM1008  Screen Production Techniques

AIM2001  News Reporting

AIM2002  Editing

AIM2003  Media, Culture and Society

AIM2004  Project Paper 1

AIM3001  Industrial Training (P) (Industry Training)

AIM3002  Techniques and Strategies in Public Relations

AIM3004  Project Paper 2


AIM2005  Photojournalism

AIM2006  Publishing Economy

AIM2007  Screen Writing

AIM2008  Persuasive Communication

AIM2009  Selected Current Issues

AIM2010  Feature Writing

AIM2011  Electronic Publishing

AIM2012  Directing: Principles and Practices

AIM2013  Marketing Communication

AIM2014  Creative Writing (Creative Writing)

AIM2015  Communication Management

AIM2016  Media in the Global and Local Context (Media in the Global and Local Context

AIM2017 Produksi Multimedia (Multimedia Production)

AIM2018  Creative Industry Management

AIM2019  Broadcast Journalism

AIM3003  Strategic Event Management

AIM3005  Political Communication

AIM3006  Documentary Production

AIM3007  Public Relations and Social Media

AIM3008  Language Proficiency for Professionals

AIM3009  Magazine Publishing

AIM3010  Citizen Journalism


  • Broadcast Journalist
  • Editor
  • Media Writer
  • Newspaper Journalist
  • News Editor
  • Playwright
  • Screenwriter
  • Filmmaker
  • Strategic Communication Officer
  • Corporate Media Executive
  • Media Entrepreneur



A Malaysian candidate who wishes to pursue a programme of study at the University of Malaya must fulfill the University's entry requirements as follows:
(1) Pass the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) with a credit (Grade C) in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia subject
a credit (Grade C) in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia July papers and pass in History (SPM 2013 and above);
(2) Achieve a minimum Band in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET) as required in special requirements of the programme.
(3) Have fulfilled all special requirements of the programme as may be prescribed by the Senate 


  •   National Higher School Certificate (or an Advanced Level equivalent) with the percentage of 80% and above

• A Diploma from recognized Institutions with at least a CGPA of 3.00.
• Applicant may be required to undergo an interview session for certain selected programmes before being accepted by the respective faculties.


Students must obtain:
• TOEFL score of 500 (PBT), 173 (CBT) or 60 (IBT) and above
• IELTS Band 5.0 - 6.5 and above Without any of the above English proficiency certificates, students that have been accepted would be issued with a conditional offer letter for subsequent fulfillment of the English language requirements.

  • For the latest English Language Requirements please refer here

Course Overview

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Which are the top universities for studying MBBS in Malaysia?

To study MBBS in Malaysia Newcastle, IMU, Mahsa, Taylors, Quest, Aimst, UCSI, UM, UKM are the top rated medical universities in Malaysia

What is the minimum Entry requirement for MBBS in Malaysia?

Minimum 70% in Physics, Chemistry and Biology in 12th class, Minimum BBB In A Levels

How much does it cost to study MBBS in Malaysia?

MBBS in Malaysia usually costs a tuition fee of RM 60000 to 110000 rm per year.  Living expenses of RM 15000 to 20000 RM per year. For Indian students to study MBBS in Malaysia usually costs 10 lakh rs to 25 lakh rs per year.

Which is the cheapest course in MBBS in Malaysia?

Malaysia is student-friendly and cost sensitive affordable study abroad destination for international students. Lowest tuition fee for MBBS in Malaysia is in Quest University, Asia metropolitan University, Linclon university, Segi , AIMST University

Are scholarships available for MBBS in Malaysia?

Not exactly. Malaysian medical Universities do not offer scholarship to study MBBS in Malaysia for International students.

Is Malaysia good for MBBS?

Malaysia is one of the safest and most affordable options for pursuing an MBBS degree for international students. Medical Universities are recognized by the following authorities which allow the eligibility to  medical graduate to work anywhere in the world.

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