Programme Details

This programme is designed to enable students both to understand and evaluate the process of writing, editing, publishing, and designing print and electronic media.  Being the only Publishing Programme at bachelor degree level in Malaysia, the courses are set out to achieve the balance of skills, knowledge and understanding by providing the students with a series of assignments arranged to acquire self - confidence to pursue a career in publishing.


Field Core Courses

Principles of Publishing

Basic Printing Process
Book Design & Layout
Writing & Text Editing

Copyright and Publishing
Typography: Form & Function
Editorial Management

Advanced Writing & Text Editing
The Economics of Publishing
Interactive Design: Electronic Publishing
Publishing Project 
Print & Society
Creative Publication


Career Opportunities

This three - year programme aims to help train leaders in the publishing industry and to produce graduates who are capable of entering the workforce immediately. Future career prospects include:

  • Author/Writer
  • Publishing Executive
  • Book Editor
  • Commissioning Editor
  • Editorial Assistant
  • Executive Editor
  • Production Editor
  • Copy Editor
  • Content Developer
  • Web/Graphic Designer
  • Web Content Manager
  • Marketing/Sales Position
  • Translator


For inquiries, please contact:

Course Coordinator

Publishing Programme (MC245)

Faculty of Communication & Media Studies

Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)

40450 Shah Alam

Selangor, Malaysia

Tel: 0355444860

Fax: 0355444861


Senarai Kursus


MC245 - Lepasan MC 110