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Faculty of Applied Communication (FAC)

(N/321/3/0210) 04/26 (MQA/SWA14410)

The Foundation in Communication (FiC) programme provides learners 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 skills. This enhances cognitive development that enables lifelong learning.

FiC also introduces learners to the beneficial entrepreneurial and innovative skills that transform society and create sustainable development. Closely aligned to MMU’s mission and vision, the programme also strengthens learners’ English language proficiency through its comprehensive English language modules. The programme also distinctively includes fundamental digital skill-sets to empower aspiring communication professionals to solve meaningful problems, and employ related software programmes to create digital contents.

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  • Entry Requirements
      1. Pass SPM/O-Level or its equivalent with a minimum of five (5) credits including English; OR
      2. Pass UEC with a minimum of three (3) Bs including English.
  • Programme Structure
    • Trimester 1
      • Communicative English
        Communication Studies
        Discovering Mass Communication
        Reasoning and Advocacy
        Fundamentals of Media Writing
        Fundamental of Visual Communication
    • Trimester 2
      • Essential English
        Social and Emotional Health
        Communication and Culture
        Digital Media Applications
        Public Speaking
        Introduction to Business Management
    • Trimester 3
      • Academic English
        Fundamentals of Integrated Marketing Communication
        Social Network Applications