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Bachelor of Communication (Hons) (Media Studies)

  Institution: HELP University

Field Of Study:
Mass Communication
Level Of Study:
Undergraduate
Course Subject:
Media Studies
Course Intake:
August, January, May

If you have an innate desire to pursue a career in film, television, print and digital communication, then this specialisation maybe the right option for you. The media studies program takes an integrated approach and a broader look at media in all its forms, so that our graduates are prepared for both traditional and non-traditional media careers. Our curriculum covers the journalistic writing and editing for print and electronic media, communication through production of documentaries and short films, as well as media management and marketing.

 

What are the career prospects?

  • Journalism
  • Media management
  • Press attaché
  • Film making
  • Publishing
  • Broadcasting
  • Cinematography
  • Public affairs
  • Corporate writing
  • Speech writing
  • Script writing
  • Photojournalism
  • Public relations
  • Corporate communications

 

Subject Listing

Year 1

  • MCH 102 Public Speaking
  • MCH 101 Introduction to Mass Communication
  • MCH 100 Social and Business Communication
  • MCH 152 Introduction to Media Writing
  • MCH 106 Information Tech, Mass Media and Society
  • HAA 102 Introduction to Design
  • MCH 120 Introduction to Film
  • MCH 108 Digital Photography Techniques
  • MCH 110 Video Production Techniques
  • Two Year 1 Free Electives

 

Year 2

  • MCH 215 Intercultural Communication
  • MCH 250 Communication Theory
  • HSO 210 Social Research Methods
  • MCH 208 Communication in the Workplace
  • MCH 210 Writing for Broadcast and New Media
  • MCH 212 Documentary Production Techniques
  • MCH 221 Media Relations and Management
  • MCH 251 Theories of Media
  • MCH 280 News Writing and Reporting
  • Two Year 2 Free Electives

 

Year 3

  • MCH 317 Publication Design
  • MCH 390 Honours Thesis
  • MCH 396 Practicum
  • MCH 314 Communication Law and Ethics
  • MCH 380 News Editing
  • MCH 333 Feature Writing
  • MCH 321 Media Marketing
  • Two Year 3 Free Electives

 

MPU Subjects

  • Local Students
    • MPU 3113 Ethnic Relations; and
    • MPU 3123 Islamic and Asian Civilization; and
    • MPU 3223 Leadership and Life Skills; and
    • MPU 3323 Malaysian Constitution; or
      MPU 3333 Malaysian Digital Transformation; and
    • MPU 3423 Community Service and Event Management
  • International Students
    • MPU 3173 Malaysian Studies; and
    • MPU 3143 Bahasa Kebangsaan 3; and
    • MPU 3223 Leadership and Life Skills; and
    • MPU 3323 Malaysian Constitution; or
      MPU 3333 Malaysian Digital Transformation; and
    • MPU 3423 Community Service and Event Management

Entry Requirements

  • HELP Foundation in Arts/ Foundation in Science
  • 2 STPM Grade C/ ‘A’ Level passes and 3 SPM/ ‘O’ Levels credits
  • 5Bs in Senior Middle 3 (UEC)
  • 5 CPU passes with a minimum average of 50%
  • 5 SAM/ TEE examination passes with a university aggregate of 50%
  • Equivalent qualification

and
3 SPM/’O’ Level credits
and
a pass in Bahasa Melayu (for Malaysians only)
Intake

 January, May, August each year