Diploma in Communication

General

Program Description

The Diploma in Communication (DCOMM) program is designed to develop skills and knowledge of students poised to enter the high demand advertising, corporate communication, public relations, marketing and broadcasting industry.

DCOMM graduates can choose to progress into the following:

  • BA (Hons) in Communication, Sunway University
  • and other related degree programs.

Programme Highlight

The DCOMM programme provides the knowledge and the contemporary skills for a global career in communication. With digital communication and media growing at a rapid pace, graduates of this programme will be equipped with the necessary skills, creative and innovative ideas, attitude and aptitude to excel in this fast-paced, high demand industry.

The Interdisciplinary modules in this programme provide global and cultural awareness, entrepreneurial literacy and community service literacy.

Through practical instructional and teaching methods, unique assessment strategies and conducive learning environment of the programme, students will be attained life-long learning and innovative skills. While exposure to the various information, media and technology modules, students will develop collaborative and communicative skills.

Students practical experience and networking opportunities will be gained through internships and professional placement.

Intakes

January / March / July

Duration

2 years

Assessment & Examinations

The major objective of the assessment and examination procedures is to improve student learning and measure their comprehension.

Final grades reflect:

  • 70% Coursework
  • 30% Final Examination

Entry Requirements

  • SPM / O-Level: pass with minimum 3 credits including English
  • UEC: Pass with a minimum of 3 subjects of Grade B including English
  • Other Qualifications: any other equivalent qualifications accredited by MQA

English Language Requirement

For students with only a pass in SPM / O-Level / UEC English subject:

  • Sunway Intensive English Programme (IEP) - Minimum Level 4
  • IELTS - Minimum Band 5.5
  • Other equivalent

Career Prospect

A career in communications can spread over a wide range of fields including business, human resources, marketing, public relations, corporate communication, broadcasting, advertising and branding. An abundance of career opportunities is also present in the fields of digital and new media.

Graduates of the Diploma in Communication should be able to communicate information effectively and efficiently to diverse audiences using a multitude of communication platforms and medium available. Graduates of this programme will be able present information about their products, services, ideas and concepts in the best possible way to their consumers, clients or audiences.

Careers in communications include:

  • Media Planners
  • Brand & Corporate Communication Strategist
  • Web & Social Media
  • Advertising, Promotion & Marketing
  • Public Relations
  • Copywriter
  • Editors & Writers
  • Customer Relations Manager
  • Journalist, Bloggers and Vloggers
Last updated February 2018

About the School

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