Foundation in Communication

(N/321/3/0210) 04/26 (MQA/PSA14410)

The Foundation in Communication (FiC) provides a basic understanding of the theories of communication as well as related skills in the area of communication. The contemporary and integrated modules of the programme are learner centric and adopt inductive teaching and learning approaches to promote inquiry-based and problem-based learning skill development that enable lifelong learning.

They also equip the students with required entrepreneurial and innovative skills to transform society and create sustainable development which is aligned to MMU’s mission and vision. In addition, the programme also strengthens English language proficiency through its comprehensive English language modules. The programme also distinctively includes technology skill-sets to empower aspiring communication professionals to solve meaningful problems, and employ related software programmes to create digital contents.

This programme also aims to prepare students for the Bachelor of Communication (Hons.) (Strategic Communication), as well as to provide them with exposure to campus life.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Pass SPM/O-Level or its equivalent with a minimum of five (5) credits including a minimum of Grade C in SPM English; or a minimum of Grade B in O-Level English or its equivalent, OR
  • Pass UEC with a minimum of three (3) Bs including English, OR
  • Other equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysian Government.
  • English Entry Requirement for International Students: All programmes offered by Faculty of Applied Communication require a minimum score of 5.0 for IELTS or its equivalent

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

Communicative English
Communication Studies
Discovering Mass Communication
Reasoning and Advocacy
Fundamentals of Media Writing
Fundamental of Visual Communication

Essential English
Social and Emotional Health
Communication and Culture
Digital Media Applications
Public Speaking
Introduction to Business Management

Academic English
Fundamentals of Integrated Marketing Communication
Social Network Applications

PROGRAMME OUTCOMES

  • Acquire basic knowledge and fundamental principles of communication and related discipline.
  • Apply basic practical skills and techniques in communication problems.
  • Acquire interpersonal skills and awareness of social responsibilities.
  • Demonstrate moral and professional ethics and responsibilities in the communication and related discipline.
  • Demonstrate effective communication and able to work independently as a member/leader of a team in various contexts.
  • Demonstrate the ability to analyse data for resolving problems related to communication and related discipline.

STAFF

Azham bin Md Jahid Shari

Programme Coordinator / Specialist

Adlene Aris

Lecturer

Afizal@Mohd Afizal Mohd Aris

Assistant Lecturer

Badrul Husin

Lecturer

Raja Razana Raja Razali

Assistant Lecturer

Nur Syazana Lyana Mohd Zubil

Assistant Lecturer

Willie Poh Kaw Lik

Lecturer