Bachelor of Communication with Honours (MQA/A9493)

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.

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 Admission

More than 21 years of age on 1 January in the year of application; AND
Relevant work experience / prior experiential learning; AND
Pass the APEL Assessment (Aptitude Test & Portfolio) conducted by OUM

* Registration Fee and Matric Card included into 1st semester

  Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5
Sem 1 RM1602 RM1602 RM1602 RM1602 RM1068
Sem 2 RM1602 RM1602 RM1602 RM1602 RM1068
Sem 3 RM1602 RM1602 RM1602 RM2136 -
Total       RM21,894

Discount for Physically Disabled and Senior Citizens

This discount is applicable to:

  • Those who are at the age of
  • 60 - 74 years on the registration date – 75%
  • 75 years and above on the registration date – 100 %,
    Administration fee will be charged (RM350 for Undergraduate & RM500 for Postgraduate)
  • Physically disabled learners or “Orang Kelainan Upaya” (OKU) – 75%


Note

  • Minimum Payment: RM400 for both Diploma and Degree Programmes
  • Financial Options: PTPTN, EPF (account 2), Study Loan from commercial banks, Easy and Flexible Installment Scheme (0% interest), HRDF Fund
  • Payment Modes: Internet Banking, Credit Card, Debit Card, Postal/Money Order.
  • The total fees quoted are based on the minimum expected period to successfully complete the programme.
  • Examination fees vary and subject to change based on its format.
  • The University reserves the right to revise the fees without prior notice.
  • Repeat candidate (regardless the status) will have to pay 100% fee per credit

MPU Courses

Subject Name Credit Hours
Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia 3
Hubungan Etnik 3
Entrepreneurship 3
Health & Wellness 3

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
Copy Writing 3
Integrated Marketing Communications 3
Script Writing 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

  Name: Norfardilawati Musa
Tel (Office): 603 2773 2747
Tel (Mobile): 6019 981 7101
Email: norfardilawati@oum.edu.my