MEDIA STUDIES

The Department was first established as the Creative and Descriptive Writing Programme in 1976. This programme was further upgraded to the status of a full Department in the 1993/1994 session, known as the Department of Media Studies, in line with the development and new challenges in media and communication studies. The Department of Media Studies offers four major programmes:

  • Communication and Journalism
  • Broadcasting and Film Studies
  • Publishing Studies and Multimedia
  • Creative and Professional Writing
Head of Department

Dr. Md Azalanshah Md Syed
PhD,M.A,B.A (University of Malaya)
Vision,Mission,Objective

To be a center of excellence in developing and disseminating knowledge in the field of media and communication in line with the wishes and aspirations of the communityand the nation.

Objectives

  1. To produce skilled manpower in the field of print media, electronic media, advertising agencies, journalism and public relations.
  2. To provides professional media practitioners and intellectuals and understand the science and social science theory.
  3. To produce graduates who are sensitive and understand the theory of knowledge in various disciplines and able to apply it in research, and then write the results ina more systematic manner.
Department Chart

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Programmes of Study
Journal

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Contact
Department of Media Studies
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
University of Malaya 
50603 Kuala Lumpur 
MALAYSIA

T: (603)-7967 5423
F: (603)-7967 5464
E: hamedi@um.edu.my , fass_media@um.edu.my
Last Update: October 11, 2017