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DIPLOMA IN COMMUNICATION (DICM)

KPT/JPS (R/321/4/0110) (A10340) 06/19

The curriculum of our Diploma in Communication programme emphasizes on presentation skills, where students are trained to discuss and defend their ideas, concepts and views through oral and written communication. Students will be exposed to a balance of theoretical and practical modules across Advertisng, Public Relations, Journalism and Broadcasting.

This programme is designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills required to excel in the dynamic and rapidly-evolving communication industry. Students will also placed into Industrial Projects to have a hands-on experience through problem-oriented project which relevant to the communication discipline.

INTAKES: MARCH, AUGUST

2-year

programme

Business-related

modules

10 to 12-week

Internship experience

Requirements

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM)

Pass with min. 3 credits including English with a pass in Bahasa Melayu and History

O Level

Pass with min. 3 credits including English

Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)

Pass with min. 3Bs including English

Other Qualifications

Students with other qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis

*All information is subject to change. The above entry requirements serve as a guideline. Readers are responsible to verify the information by contacting the university’s Admissions Department.

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

YEAR 1

Semester 1 - Core Modules 

  • Mass Communication
  • College Study Skills
  • Presentation Skills
  • Visual Communication
  • MPU2
  • MPU3

Semester 2 - Core Modules 

  • Public Relations Principles
  • Advertising Principles
  • Principles of Journalism
  • Principles of Broadcasting
  • Creative Communication and Portfolio Development

Semester 3 - Core Modules 

  • Copywriting
  • Public Relations Writing
YEAR 2

Semester 4 - Core Modules 

  • Feature Writing
  • Scriptwriting
  • Online Journalism
  • Public Relations and New Media
  • Communication Research Methods

Semester 5 - Core Modules 

  • Television Production
  • Creative Advertising Strategy & Execution
  • Industrial Project - A
  • MPU1

Semester 6 - Core Modules 

  • Industrial Project - B
  • MPU4

FUTURE CAREERS

When you’ve successfully completed this programme, it will be your stepping stone to embark on any of these exciting careers, including:

  • Audio Specialist
  • News Anchorman
  • Radio Announcer
  • Campaign Director
  • Consumer Advocate
  • Corporate Affairs Manager
  • Foreign Affairs Officer
  • Market Researcher
  • Public Relations & Marketing Consultant

Fees and Scholarship

Approximate Total Fees
(Local Students):

RM 54,000

 

Approximate Total Fees
(International Students):

USD 19,434

 

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Fees will be reviewed annually. For the avoidance of doubt, Taylor’s reserves the right to revise the fee payable for any given semester.

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