Bachelor of Communication with Honours

Bachelor of Communication with Honours

Programme Synopsis

The Bachelor of Communication (BComm) is designed to produce graduates with comprehensive knowledge that informs, moves, creates and shapes the world of communication. Students will be exposed to a broad-based learning experience encompassing nearly all major aspects of communication such as journalism, advertising, broadcasting, corporate communication and public relations.

The programme will also develop learners’ ability to apply communication techniques critically and objectively in real life situations.

Career Prospects

Due to a broad range of communication subjects covered in this programme, graduates are expected to be able to fit into various professions, both in public and private sectors. Since employers nowadays are looking for versatility and flexibility among fresh graduates, the Bachelor of Communication programme precisely answers that need as learners are exposed to multi-disciplinary knowledge and diverse skills not only in communication but also in the social sciences.

Graduates can find ready employment in advertising, journalism, news media, copy writing, editing, public affairs and public relations.

Programme Director


Name : NORFARDILAWATI BTE MUSA
Tel (Office) : 603 27732747
Email : norfardilawati@oum.edu.my

Normal Entry

Passed SPM/SPMV/MCE or equivalent with 2 credits including English; AND
Passed STPM/HSC or equivalent with at least 2 principals (CGPA 2.00); OR
Passed a recognized Diploma; OR
Passed a recognized Matriculation certficate; OR
Passed a Polytechnic certificate in related field; OR
Lower qualifications approved by Senate with at least 5 years related working experience.

OR

APEL Entry (Only for Malaysians)

The candidate should be more than 21 years of age in the year of application; AND
Relevant work experience / prior experiential learning; AND
Pass the APEL Assessment (Aptitude Test & Portfolio) conducted by OUM
  Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5
Sem 1 RM 1,456 RM 1,638 RM 1,638 RM 1,638 RM 1,638
Sem 2 RM 1,456 RM 1,456 RM 1,638 RM 1,638 RM 546
Sem 3 RM 1,638 RM 1,638 RM 1,638 RM 2,184 -
Total RM 21,840
* Fees applicable to Malaysians and Permanent Residents only.
* International students are required to pay registration fees of RM1,000 and an additional 20% for the tuition fees.
* The University reserves the right to revise the fees without prior notice.

Discount for the Physically Challenged Learners (OKU) and Senior Citizens

The University offers 50% discount for:

  • Senior citizens aged 60 and above on registration date; and
  • Physically challenged learners – a valid Orang Kelainan Upaya (OKU) is required.

These discounts are for subject fees only and are not applicable for research and other fees. The discounts are also not valid for second time registration and repeating of subjects.

Learners who receive this discount are not entitled to other discounts and promotions.



Note

♦ Processing fee:

  • RM30 (Malaysian) & RM100 (International)

♦ Financial options:

  • PTPTN; or
  • EPF (Account 2); or
  • Education or Personal Loan from commercial banks; or
  • HRDF (subject to employer’s eligibility); or
  • Flexible Payment Scheme.

♦ Payment Mode:

  • JomPAY; or
  • Internet Banking; or
  • Debit/Credit Card.

MPU Courses

Subject Name Credit Hours
Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia 2
Hubungan Etnik 2
Entrepreneurship 3
Health & Wellness 3
Community Service / Khidmat Masyarakat 2

University Courses

Subject Name Credit Hours
Learning Skills for Open Distance Learners 3
English for Written Communications 3
English for Oral Communications 3
English for Workplace Communications 3
Professional Ethics 3

Basic Courses

Subject Name Credit Hours
Principles of Management 3
Thinking Skills & Problem Solving 3

Core Courses

Subject Name Credit Hours
Introduction to Social Sciences 3
Man, Society and Culture 3
Introduction to Communication 3
Communication Theories 3
Research Methodology 3
Information Technology, Media & Society 3
Basic Journalism 3
Principles of Advertising 3
Principles of Corporate Communication 3
Public Speaking 3
Communication Campaign 3
Broadcast Journalism 3
Copywriting 3
Integrated Marketing Communications 3
Scriptwriting 3
Media Appreciation & Critical Analysis 3
Broadcasting Management 3
Communication Law 3
Intercultural Communication 3
New Media Technology 3
Case Studies of Corporate Communication 3
Reputation Risk Management 3
News Writing & Reporting 3
Creativity in Advertising 3
Politics & The Media 3
Global Communication 3
Editing for Print & Electronic Publications 3
Research Project 6

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