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FOUNDATION IN COMMUNICATION (FICM)

KPT/JPS (R/010/3/0019) (A7202) 07/21

Our Foundation in Communication programme exposes students to the fundamentals of the communication industry and how to deal with the complexity of issues, people and organisations. The programme has a balanced assessment method, whereby 50% of the evaluation is allocated to various continuous assessments such as quizzes, course work, class test, projects and oral presentations, while the remaining 50% to the final exam.

INTAKES: JANUARY, MARCH, AUGUST

1-year

programme

Balanced

assessment method

People-

focused

Requirements

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM)

Pass with min. 5 credits including English with a pass in Bahasa Melayu and History

O Level

Pass with min. 5 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 

  • English I
  • Discovering Mass Communication
  • Introduction to Media Workshop
  • Media Appreciation

Semester 2 - Core Modules 

  • English II
  • Audio Visual Production
  • Basic Communication Research
  • Public Speaking Skills

Semester 3 - Core Modules 

  • Social Psychology

Electives [Choose ONE (1) of the options:]

  • Business Enterprise
  • Principles of Economics

FUTURE CAREERS

When you’ve successfully completed this programme, it will be your stepping stone to embark on an education pathway to 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 24,000

Approximate Total Fees
(International Students):

USD 10,254

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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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