Bachelor Of Communication (Hons) Journalism
Course Information
Credit Hours
120 Hours
Duration of Study
3 Years
Programme Description

Bachelor Of  Communication (Hons) Journalism

The program is designed to provide high-performing undergraduate students with the oppoturnity to undertake advanced academic study and to develop key messages and writing news releases in a dynamic manner and skills necessary to become media practitioners and more informed media consumers. Potential journalist will learn the Impact of different news and their consequences on society. Taking up this degree can help students develop persuasive and creative skills as well as strengthen their capability for critical and analytical thinking, while upholding professional standards.

Bachelor Of  Communication (Hons) Journalism

• Passed Sijil Tinggi pelajaran Malaysia (STPM )/A-Level with a pass in two (2) subjects or equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.00; OR

• Passed Foundation Studies in City University College of Science & Technology with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 or recognized by the Malaysian Government; OR

• Passed Diploma from any Higher Learning Institution recognized by the Malaysian Government with a minimum CGPA of 2.00; OR

• Passed Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM) with at least a Jayyid rank and passed SPM or equivalent with minimum Band 1 in MUET; OR

• Passed International Baccalaureate (IB) with minimum 24 points; OR

• Passed Canadian Pre-University (CPU ) with a minimum average of 50%; OR

• Passed South Australian Matriculation (SAM ) with TER 70; OR

• Passed Australian Matriculation (AUSMAT ), AU with a minimum average of 50%; OR

• Passed New South Wales Higher School Certificate (HSC ) (Yr12), AU with a minimum average of 50%; OR

• Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government

Journalist, Editor, Copy Writer, Feature Writer, Entrepreneur, News Presenter/Broadcaster, Public Relations Officer, Photojournalist, Political Commenter, Media Analyst, Lecturer, Tutor, Consultant.

  • Integrated Advertising, Promotion and Marketing Communication
  • Human Communication
  • Public Speaking
  • Mass Media and Society
  • Small Group Communication
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Writing for Mass Media
  • Introduction to Advertising
  • Meeting Skills
  • Photojournalism
  • Ethical Issues in Communication
  • Report Writing
  • Theories in communication
  • Multicutural Studies
  • Public Relations
  • Event Management
  • Mandarin 1
  • Introduction to Journalism Practice
  • English for Academic Purposes
  • Academic Skills
  • Public Relations Writing
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A / Entrepreneurship
  • Journalism Ethics And Regulations
  • Mandarin 2
  • Design Principles
  • English for Employment
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Feature Writing
  • Journalism Law
  • Research in Communication 1
  • Co Curriculum
  • New Media & Communication Technology
  • Mandarin 3
  • Research I n Communication 2
  • Writing for Newspapers & Magazine
  • Online Journalism
  • Sports Journalism
  • Tamadun Islam & Tamadun Asia /Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2*
  • Hubungan Etnik/PengajianMalaysia 3
  • Investigative Journalism
  • News Editing
  • Industrial Training

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