Programme Details

The Faculty of Communication and Media Studies offers various courses aimed at helping its students develop their talents and extend their understanding of the processes and practices of various aspects of mass communication. Students in this programme will undergo six semesters of studies in order to graduate with Diploma in Communication and Media. The faculty requires students to undertake three components of courses during the three-year programmes. These components are the requirements of university courses, faculty core courses and programme core courses.

Course Outline

Semester 1

  • Kesatria Negara I
  • Fundamentals of Islam/
  • Men and Religion (Non-Muslim)
  • Consolidating language Skills
  • Computer and Information Processing
  • Introduction to Malay Language Communication
  • Introduction to Communication and Media Studies
  • Public Speaking

 

Semester 2

  • Kesatria Negara II
  • Islamic Thought and Civilization/Islam and Development (Non Muslim)
  • Preparatory Course For MUET
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Writing for the Media
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Communication Management

 

Semester 3

  • Kesatria Negara III
  • Islam and Communication/
  • Islam Society (Non Muslim)
  • English For Academic Purposes
  • Principles of Psychology
  • Instructional Communication
  • Introduction News Writing and Reporting
  • Public Relations

 

Semester 4

  • Graphic Design and Communication
  • Journalism
  • Photo Communication
  • Publishing and Media Design
  • Principles of Economy
  • Issues in Modern Malaysia

 

Semester 5

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Communication Research
  • Event Management in Communication
  • Broadcasting
  • Advertising
  • Professional Project
  • Multimedia Design and Production
  • Marketing Communication

 

Semester 6

  • Introduction to Translation
  • Professional Project
  • Multimedia Design and Production
  • Marketing Communication

 

Job Opportunities

Graduates have the opportunity to work either in the public or the private sector. They will act as a supporting line to professional and specialist groups in the areas of Journalism, Public Relations, Advertising, Broadcasting, Publishing and other areas related to communication and the media.

 

Opportunities for Further Studies

Graduates have the opportunity to pursue their studies in the Bachelor programmes in the Faculty of Communication and Media Studies, UiTM.

Programme Details

The Diploma in New Media Communication and Contentrepreneurship is a new programme introduced by the Faculty of Communication and Media Studies in 2013. The programme was set up upon receiving suggestions from the Multimedia Development Corporation (MDec) to cater the need of the country to produce practitioners in managing communication strategies for the digital industry. The duration for this programme is 2.5 years and student will have to undergo five semesters of study. The faculty requires students to undertake three components of courses which are university courses, faculty core courses and programme core courses.

Course Outline

Semester 1

  • Kesatria Negara I
  • Fundamentals of Islam/
  • Men and Religion (Non-Muslim)
  • Integrated Language Skills : Listening
  • Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship
  • Introduction to New Media
  • Fundamentals of Animation Content
  • Fundamentals of Web Contest
  • Public Speaking

 

Semester 2

  • Kesatria Negara II
  • Islamic Thought and Civilization/Islam and Development (Non Muslim)
  • Integrated Language Skills : Reading
  • Fundamentals of Multi Media System
  • Fundamentals of Games Content
  • Narrative for Animation and Games
  • Graphic Design
  • Digital Photo Communication

 

Semester 3

  • Kesatria Negara III
  • Islam and Communication/
  • Islam Society (Non Muslim)
  • Integrated Language Skills : Writing
  • Business Plan and Content Marketing
  • Web Content Development
  • Animation Content Production
  • Game Content Production

 

Semester 4

  • Introduction to Translation
  • Ethics and Intellectual Property Rights
  • Media Psychology
  • Critical Thinking
  • Game Monetization
  • Contemporary Issues in Digital Content
  • Web Design Production

 

Semester 5

  • Practical Training

 

Job Opportunities

Graduates have the opportunity to work either in the public or the private sector. They will be employed in various digital media corporation as digital content providers for web, animation, and games.

 

Opportunities for Further Studies

Graduates have the opportunity to pursue their studies in the Bachelor programmes in the Faculty of Communication and Media Studies, UiTM.