Diploma in Media Studies

Tunku Abdul Rahman University of Management and Technology (TAR UMT)

Setapak, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Quick Facts


2 years


Full-time, On-campus


Jun, Nov

Tuition Fees


Course Structure

  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Introduction to Mass Communication
  • Chinese Writing for the Mass Media OR Introduction to Drama
  • Introduction to Human Communication
  • Malaysia: Cultural & Religious Practices
  • Film & Society
  • Mass Media & Society
  • Introduction to Advertising
  • Public Relations
  • Public Opinion & Persuasion
  • Radio & DJ
  • The Modern Electronic Media
  • Malaysian Constitutional Framework& Policies
  • Communication Law
  • Production & Publication
  • Media Planning
  • Writing for the Mass Media
  • Media Ethics
  • Basic Photography
  • Industrial Attachment
  • Chinese Creative Writing OR Creative Writing

Entry Requirements

  • SPM: 3 Credits in the relevant subjects
  • O Level: 3 Grade C in the relevant subjects
  • UEC: 3 Grade B in the relevant subjects
  • Certificate:
    • Relevant certificate accredited by MQA OR
    • Relevant Skilled/Technical/Vocational Certificate recognised by the Malaysian Government
  • Compulsory subjects: SPM Credit/O Level Grade C/UEC Grade B in English Language
  • Note: 
    • SPM holders must have at least a pass in Bahasa Melayu and SPM holders from Year 2013 onwards must have at least a pass in Sejarah.
    • Students without a credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu are required to pass Bahasa Kebangsaan A before the award of Diploma.
    • Equivalent qualifications/qualifications from Other Institution of Higher Learning (IHL) will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

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