Course Details

Award: Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Chinese Media and Communication Studies (BMS) (N/321/6/0256) (31.05.2021 - 30.05.2026)
MQA Approval PA14548
Duration 3 years (total up 9 semesters, incl. Industrial Training)
Intakes February, May & September
Total Course Fees RM 41,600 (To view complete fee structure, please click HERE)
Remark: This fee structure is applicable to Malaysian students only. Fee structure for international students please consult Institute of International Education (IIE), NEUC.
Medium of Instruction English
Department DEPARTMENT OF MEDIA STUDIES

Course Introduction

The era of digital media convergence has brought over changes to the new form of media with an "integration" of content, communication, and cross-media coverage. The Department of Media Studies, which upholds the spirit of "justice, objectivity, and critical thinking", is striving to provide training to transform our students to be cross-media specialists. We have laid a solid foundation comprising four core competencies that is very essential to the success of our graduates, be it in the workplace or to pursue higher education.
Four core modules of BMS programme:

  • Media and Communication: To provide an understanding of the fundamental concepts, essential theories, and media literacies of the development of contemporary digital media industry in the context of global media convergence trend.
  • Sustainability and Humanity: To form the foundation of humanistic care and critical thinking, which helps to enhance students’ imagination and alternative perspectives in the content creation.
  • Cross-media Competencies: To enhance students’ cross-media skills by training them in the creation of multiple content such as text, image, sound, video, and presentation.
  • Creativity and Entrepreneurship: To adhere to industrial standards and requirements by training students to apply creative thinking and marketing skills, promoting ideas and content, and establishing connections and relationships, with the combination of digital media and social platforms.

Programme Modules *

  1. Media and Communication
    • Media Literacy
    • Digital Age Literacy
    • Critical Communication
    • New Media Communication
    • Global Communication
    • Communication Research Methods
    • Film Appreciation
  2. Sustainability and Humanity
    • Art and Aesthetics
    • Cultural Diversity
    • Activism and Cultural Participant
    • Environmental Communication
    • Popular Culture
    • Feminism
    • Introduction to Political Science
  3. Cross-media Competencies
    • Infographic and Data Visualization
    • Digital Editing and Design
    • Digital Visual Production and Editing
    • Human Communication
    • Voices Narration
    • Cross-media Content Editing
    • Broadcast and Hosting
  4. Creativity and Entrepreneurship
    • Creative Content Marketing
    • Advertising Strategy
    • Cultural and Creative Industries
    • Managing Social Media
    • Topics in Media and Communication
    • Cross-media Project
    • Community Communication and Citizen Practice

Minimum Entry Requirement

  • STPM (CGPA 2.0) with 2 Principal Passes of at least C, and SPM with a Credit in English
  • UEC with 5 Credits inclusive of English
  • Diploma in Media Studies (CGPA2.0), New Era University College, and SPM with a Credit in English
  • Foundation in Chinese Communication (CGPA2.0), New Era University College, and SPM with a Credit in English
  • A Level / Other qualifications deemed equivalent by MQA

*For detailed information on entry requirements, please contact Marketing & Sales Department.

Career Prospects

Besides pursuing further studies, our graduates who are well-trained in cross-media production, creative thinking, and professional communication skills may engage in various types of careers in a range of industries, including online media, social media, we-media, TV stations, radio stations, newspapers, magazines, publishing houses, video production companies; public relations, advertising, or marketing departments; or cultural and educational fields.

Alternatively, they can opt to be social media editors, video planners, video content creators, photographers, advertising copywriters, public relations specialists, network marketing specialists, translators, video editors, TV programme producers, news anchors, news reporters, news editors, and brands marketing specialists, radio DJs, media analysts, researchers, media managers, etc.

In the era of digital convergence, graduates could develop their unique talents in various industries based on their personal interests.

FIND YOUR COURSE

address

Blok B&C, Lot 5, Seksyen 10, Jalan Bukit,
43000 Kajang, Selangor.

phone

+(60)3-87392770

email

neuc@newera.edu.my

OFFICE HOURS
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Saturday: 8:30am - 12:30pm

(Off on Sunday and public holidays)