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Master of Media Studies (Full Coursework)

The Master of Media Studies programme offers an interdisciplinary approach in order to produce critical, highly skilled and creative media professionals. This programme is designed to accommodate fresh graduates and industry practitioners to enable them to acquire new knowledge and industry skills to face the current challenges in the media and communication industries.  This special programme is also packaged for media practitioners who wish to acquire the art of managing the converging media industry.


Career Opportunity
  • Corporate media executive
  • Media and communication coordinator
  • Strategic communication officer
  • Brand marketing officer
  • Research writer
  • Media entrepreneur
  • Media specialist 
Course Structure

The programme has a total load of forty-two (42) credits consisting of:

  1. Three (3) core courses whereby each course consists of three credits; AND
  2. Research Project consists of fourteen credits; AND
  3. Industrial Practice consists of four credit; AND
  4. Four (4) elective courses whereby each course consists of three credits

 Courses offered are:

Core Courses

AQA7001

Research Methodology for Media Studies

AQA7002

Research Project

AQA7003

Advance Media and Communication Theories

AQA7004

Management of Media Organization

AQA7005

Industrial Practice

 

Elective Courses

AQA7006

Media Relations and Strategic Communication

AQA7007

Media Law, Policy and Ethics in Malaysia

AQA7008

Advanced Screen Production

AQA7009

Advanced Media Production

AQA7010

Media Market Research

AQA7011

Media and Society

AQA7012

Global Journalism

Language Requirement

English

A non-Malaysian applicant whose degree is form a university or institution of higher learning where the medium of instruction for that degree is not the English language shall be required:

  1. To obtain a score of 550 for a paper-based total, a score of 213 for a computer-based total or a score of 80 for an internet-based total for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL); or
  2. To obtain a band of 6 for the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).
Entry Requirement

Programme of study by Fully Coursework

  1. A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent; or
  2. A professional qualification from a recognised professional body; or
  3. Any other qualification as may be approved by the Senate from time to time
Intake Schedule

September 

Fees
Last Update: May 12, 2017

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