1.5-Year

Programme

Intakes

Feb, Sept

100% Coursework

No Final Exams

Programme Overview (R/321/7/0139);(MQA/FA4291)
As the digital age continues to evolve, so too do opportunities for communications graduates. The Master of Arts (Professional Communication) programme is designed to provide students with the skills they need to embrace and manage contemporary communication issues within industry. Students will explore the art of digital information management and will be equipped with the skills and competencies to become communication experts in this challenging globalisation era.
Offered through a flexible mixture of lectures and seminars, this degree offers prospects for individual assessment and teamwork. Through the faculty’s strong links with industry, students get to embark on work-integrated education experiences, giving them the opportunity to enhance the quality of their portfolio and to benefit from meaningful exposure to industry.
 
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent as accepted by the Senate, CGPA 2.50 out of 4.00
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, CGPA below 2.50 out of 4.00, subject to a minimum of 5 years working experience in relevant field

    English language competency requirements for international students:
  • Minimum IELTS 6.0 or TOEFL 600 or equivalent
  • English language requirements can be waived if the international student EITHER comes from a country that uses English as the official language OR the entry qualification uses English as the medium of instruction
Semester 1
  • Communication Theories
  • Professional Communication
  • Organisational Communication
  • Integrated Marketing Communication
  • Social Media*
  • Brand Management*
*Choose any ONE (1) elective

Semester 2
  • Global Communication
  • Communication Research Methods Public Relations*
  • Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship*
  • Graduate Research Project 1
*Choose any ONE (1) elective

Semester 3
  • Graduate Research Project 2
  • Media Law & Ethics
Students of this programme are primarily assessed through coursework. Classes are held face-to-face, which includes lectures, and tutorials (offline and online). Our students are expected to demonstrate their understanding through several forms of assessment, including but not limited to; reports, presentations, and research papers.

Students are expected to undergo min three (3) semesters and max six (6) semesters, which amount to 40 credit hours.
Malaysian Students

Total fees: MYR31,180

International Students

Total fees: MYR41,730

  • 100% online assessment (no final exams).
  • Accredited by MQA and recognised JPA.
  • Weekend classes available for a flexible learning schedule.

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