Diploma in Communication & Media Studies

Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC)
Kuala Lumpur, WP Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Study mode
2 years
May October
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 4,361
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 7,261

About this course

The versitility of the field of communication and media studies makes it excellent in developing critical thinking and experimental learning as students will gain theoretical background and practical competency in print, spoken and visual media among others. Communication extends far beyond just a media-based industry, and graduates can expect openings to many other areas.

*Intakes only to Perak campus.

Entry Requirements

SPM - 3 Credits in the relevant subjects


  • Introduction to Communication and Media Studies
  • Public Speaking Skills
  • Fundamentals of Journalism
  • Communication, Culture and Society
  • Media Writing I
  • Media Writing II
  • Fundamentals of Advertising 
  • Introduction to Electronic Publishing
  • The New Media
  • Fundamentals of Public Relations
  • Introduction to Communication Theories and Research
  • Basic Photography Skills
  • Music Appreciation OR Introduction to Drama
  • Malaysian Legal Framework and Policies in Communication
  • Social Media and Applications
  • Basic Publication Skills
  • Basic Video Production
  • Persuasive Communication 
  • Industrial Attachment

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

  • English Language, Pengajian Malaysia 2, Bahasa Kebangsaan A, English for Communication, Social and Work Etiquette, Civic Consciousness and Volunteerism, English for IELTS, Co-curricular

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

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