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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 centered with an 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 which ultimately can enable students to transform society and create sustainable development. The program is set to align with MMU’s mission and vision while incorporating Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) in students’ class activities, project and assignments.

The programme also distinctively includes fundamental digital skill-sets to empower aspiring communication professionals to solve real life problems, and employ related software programmes to create digital contents.


  • 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
        Fundamentals of Visual Communication
        Discovering Mass Communication
        Reasoning and Advocacy
        Fundamentals of Media Writing
    • Trimester 2
      • Social and Emotional Health
        Public Speaking
        Essential English
        Communication and Culture
        Introduction to Digital Content Entrepreneurship
        Digital Media Applications/ Social Network Application
    • Trimester 3
      • Academic English
        Fundamentals of Integrated Marketing Communication
        Fundamentals of Digital Journalism and Broadcast Management