Course Details

Award: Diploma in Media Studies (DMS) (R/321/4/0093) (10.10.2013-02.04.2019)
MQA Approval A9335
Duration 2.5 years (total up 7 semesters)
Intakes March, May & September
Total Course Fees RM 24,200 (To view complete fee structure, please click HERE)
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, public relations and advertising industries.

The Diploma in Media Studies is a 2.5-year programme. Upon graduation, students can either seek employment or further their studies at our partner universities in Taiwan.

Programme Modules *

  • Communication and Computer Application
  • English Reading and Listening
  • Introduction to Mass Communication
  • Marketing
  • Journalism
  • Digital Photography
  • Introduction to Radio and Television
  • Digital Editing and Design
  • Digital Image Processing
  • Public Relations
  • Chinese News Writing
  • Digital Visual Production and Editing
  • Mandarin Phonetics
  • Newspaper and Magazine Editing
  • Political Science
  • Theory and Practice of Translation
  • Public Relations Media Application
  • Newspaper Publication and Production
  • Production and Hosting of Radio Programme
  • Media Law and Ethics
  • Principles of Advertising
  • Public Relations Campaign Planning
  • Environmental Reporting
  • International Current Affairs Analysis
  • Domestic Current Affairs Analysis
  • Crisis Management
  • Script Writing
  • Industrial Training

* Selected programme modules

Minimum Entry Requirement

  • UEC with 3 Credits
  • SPM with 3 Credits
  • Certificate in Humanities and Social Sciences, New Era University College
  • Other equivalent qualifications

*For detailed information on entry requirements, please contact Student Enrolment Department.

Career Prospects

Graduates may engage in careers of various industries, including press, TV, radio broadcasting, recording, magazines, publishing, research companies, public relations and advertising, marketing, etc. Alternatively, they can opt to be journalists, editors, advertising specialists, public relations specialists, translators, media analyzers, researchers, consultants, etc.



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




Monday to Friday: 8:30am - 12:00pm; 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Saturday: 8:30am - 12:30pm

(Off on Sunday and public holidays)