Diploma in Communication & Media

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Diploma in Communication and Media is a collaboration programme with Faculty of Communication and Media Studies, UiTM. The programme is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge to undertake a variety of mass media support roles in various organizations. The programme is also aimed at providing a firm foundation to students who wish to advance their study in the field of mass communication.

The programme will be able to foster creativity and innovation, interpersonal and communication skills, vital in mass communication practices. It is also to foster high ethical values and social responsibilities among the students. This fully accredited programme by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA), provides students with a portfolio of the all essential skills of communication and media industry, as well as key transferable skills including communication and information technology.

With a strong occupational orientation, the programme provides an approach to the study of media, combining theoretical study with the development of practical media and communications skills. Students will gain media writing skills, audio video production, television commercial, radio broadcasting and print production, by using the latest production equipment and software.

Graduate of the programme will have the opportunity to work in the public and private sectors. They will be supporting the professional and specialist groups in the areas of journalism, broadcasting, public relations, advertising, publishing, marketing, and other areas related to communication and media.

  • Programme Information




Entry Requirements

  • Option 1: Entry with Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia / Vokasional (SPM / SPMV)

  • Passed SPM / SPMV with 3 credits inclusive of:
    • Bahasa Melayu (Grade: C+)
    • English (Grade: B)
    • Mathematics OR Additional Mathematics
  • Pass in History
  • Option 2: Entry with Pre Diploma

  • A Pre Diploma in Science (PD007/PD008) or Pre Diploma in Commerce (BA002/BA003) holder from UiTM
  • + Additional Information

  • Pass oral interview and writing test conducted by the faculty
  • Applicant MUST bring all original certificates during the interview session
  • Diploma will be awarded by UiTM during the convocation at UiTM Shah Alam

Career Pathway

Students who have successfully completed the course can find employment in the private and public sectors as:

  • PR Executive
  • Advertising Executive
  • Production Assistant
  • Script Writer
  • Newscaster
  • Broadcast Journalist
  • Journalist
  • Stringer
  • Reporter
  • Anchor
  • Junior Copywriter
  • Radio Presenter
  • Editorial Assistance
  • Junior Media Practitioners

Graduates are able to pursue bachelor degree at any potential colleges and universities.