Tunku Abdul Rahman University of Management and Technology (TAR UMT)
Tunku Abdul Rahman University of Management and Technology (TAR UMT)

Tunku Abdul Rahman University of Management and Technology (TAR UMT)


Bachelor of Communication (Honours) in Journalism


Bachelor's Degree Program
Qualification Awarded
Bachelor of Communication (Honours) in Journalism
Awarding Institution
Recognition of Qualification
Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA)
Course Duration
3 Years
Class Location
  • TAR UMT (Kuala Lumpur Main Campus)


Develop a successful career in the journalism and media industry.
Enhanced and progressive skills for professional media reporting.
Challenging and fast evolving media world.

Course Syllabus

Major Subjects
Introduction to Mass Communication
News Gathering, Reporting and Writing
Media in Malaysia
Media Law
Advanced News Gathering, Reporting and Writing
News Subediting
Chinese Creative Writing OR Creative Writing
Interviewing for Journalism
Local News Reporting
Persuasive Writing for Media
Online Journalism
Communication Theories
Television Production
Communication Research Methods
Statistical Analysis for Communication
Media Management and Competition
Sports Journalism
Industrial Attachment
Newspaper Editing, Design and Layout
Broadcast Journalism
Journalism Research
Journalism Ethics and Issues
Feature Writing
Final Year Applied Journalism Project
Global Journalism OR Citizen Journalism OR War and Conflict Reporting
PR Practices in Malaysia OR Intercultural Communication OR Music Journalism
Language, Mata Pelajaran Pengajian Umum (MPU) and Co-curricular Courses:

English Language, Tamadun Islam dan Asia, English for Communication, Contemporary Malaysian Issues, Hubungan Etnik, English for Humanities, Critical Thinking, Co-curricular

*Co-Curricular Courses can be taken in any semester of the study

*MPU-3213 Bahasa Kebangsaan A is applicable to students without credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu only
Elective Subjects
Media Law, Photojournalism, Sports Journalism, Industrial Attachment, etc.

Entry Requirement

(1) STPM - Grade C in 2 relevant subjects
(2) A Level - Grade D in 2 relevant subjects
(3) SAM - ATAR 70 and minimum Grade B in 2 relevant subjects
(4) UEC - Grade B in 5 relevant subjects
(5) TAR UC - Foundation in Arts (Track B) OR Relevant Diploma
(6) Other IHL - Relevant Foundation/ Diploma accredited by MQA

Compulsory subject:
(1), (2), (3) and (4) must include SPM Credit/ O Level Grade C/ UEC Grade B in English Language

a) SPM holders must have at least a pass in Bahasa Melayu and SPM holders from Year 2013 onwards must have a t least a past in Sejarah.

Course Fees

< RM35000 (estimated total amount of the tuition and miscellaneous fees for the entire program)
Tuition Fee
RM 34,300

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