Course Details

Award: Diploma in Media Studies (DMS) (R2/321/4/0093) (03.04.2019-02.04.2024)
MQA Approval A9335
Duration 2.5 years (total up 7 semesters)
Intakes February, May, July & Sept
Total Course Fees RM 24,200 (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 Bilingual (Chinese & English)

Course Introduction

The Department of Media Studies was set up with the objectives to foster the spirit of humanity, professionalism and critical thinking, and to enhance students' abilities in media theories as well as practical skills. In addition, to keep abreast with time and to strengthen students' competency and competitiveness, new modules related to digital technology are introduced.

Our graduates have outstanding performance in many fields such as radio and television, press, digital media, public relations and advertising industries.

Our Diploma in Media Studies is a 2.5-year programme. Upon graduation, students can either seek employment or further their studies at New Era University College or other universities.

Programme Modules *

  1. Specialisation: Digital Media
    • Digital Photography
    • Digital Editing and Design
    • Digital Image Processing
    • Digital Visual Production and Editing
    • Production and Hosting of Radio Programme
    • Script Writing

  2. Specialisation: Journalism
    • Journalism
    • Chinese News Writing
    • Newspaper and Magazine Editing
    • Environmental Reporting
  1. Specialisation: Public Relations
    • Marketing
    • Public Relations
    • Public Relations Campaign Planning
    • Public Relations Media Application

  2. Others
    • Communication and Computer Application
    • Introduction to Mass Communication
    • Political Science
    • International Current Affairs Analysis
    • Domestic Current Affairs Analysis

* Selected programme modules

Minimum Entry Requirement

  • SPM with 3 Credits, inclusive of English
  • UEC with 3 Credits, inclusive of English
  • O Level / IGCSE / Other qualifications deemed equivalent by MQA

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

Career Prospects

Graduates may engage in careers of various industries, including TV, radio broadcasting, press, magazines, publishing, digital media, video production, public relations, advertising, marketing, etc. Alternatively, they can opt to be journalists, editors, advertising copywriters, public relations specialists, translators, video editors, TV producers, news anchors, radio DJs, social media administrators, media analysts, media researchers, media managers, etc.

As the mass communication career field encompasses many different jobs, graduates could develop their unique talents in various industries based on personal interests.



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