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Faculty of Applied Communication (FAC)

(N/321/4/0258) 09/24 (MQA/SWA12395)

The two-year programme focuses on developing students’ knowledge of communication. It increases students’ understanding and critical awareness of the dynamics of media transformation and the challenges this creates within various applied contexts.

Upon completion of the Diploma programme, you can opt for a related Degree programme from the Faculty of Applied Communication.


  • Entry Requirements
      1. Pass in SPM /O-Level or its equivalent with a minimum of Grade C in at least three (3) subjects, inclusive of English; OR
      2. Pass STPM or its equivalent with a minimum of Grade C (GPA 2.00) in any one (1) subject including a minimum of Grade C in English at SPM/O-Level or its equivalent; OR
      3. Pass in STAM with a minimum Grade Maqbul (Pass) in any one (1) subject including a credit in SPM English or its equivalent; OR
      4. Pass UEC with a minimum of three (3) Bs including English; OR
      5. Pass SKM Level 3 or any qualifications equivalent to Certificate (Level 3, MQF) including Pass SPM with a credit in English or its equivalent; OR
      6. Pass a Certificate or its equivalent including a credit in English at SPM or its equivalent; OR
      7. Pass a Certificate in Media and Communication or its equivalent.
  • Programme Structure
    • Year 1
      • Fundamentals of Strategic Communication
        Communication Theories
        Social Media Strategies
        English for Academic Purposes
        Stakeholders Management
        Public Relations Strategies
        Strategic Thinking and Planning
        Media Culture
        Fundamentals of English
        Media Law
        Workplace Communication
    • Year 2
      • Communication Research Methodology
        Integrated Promotional Communication
        Marketing Communication Strategies
        Corporate Strategy
        Media Publishing and Corporate Design
        Corporate Communication
        Intercultural Communication
        Corporate Writing
        Semiotic Studies
        Negotiation in Professional Contexts
        Design Thinking for Strategic Communication
        Fundamentals of Digital Competence with Basic Programming
    • Year 3
      • Capstone Project
        Crisis Communication Strategy
        Event Planning and Management
        Corporate Advertising
        Corporate Reputation Management
    • Elective Subjects
      • Multimedia Applications for Communication
        Creativity and Innovation
        Korean Language 1
        Korean Language 2
        Korean Language 3
        Consumer Trends
        Office Application for Professionals
        Chinese Language 1
        Chinese Language 2
        Chinese Language 3
        Corporate Training
        Becoming A Leader
        Professional Image and Etiquette
        French Language 1
        French Language 2
        French Language 3