Master of Arts in Professional Communication

General

Program Description

At IUMW, our main business is providing you with quality and globally relevant education in Professional Communication. Our Master of Arts (Professional Communication) programme has been tailored to empower our students with analytical and synthesising skills of up to date practices in the communication and media industry that includes social media, integrated marketing communication, media convergence and digital culture.

Your educational journey has been meticulously designed to unlock full potential towards pursuing professional certification and postgraduate studies. All these and much more in unique education package inclusive of a vibrant university life in the heart of Kuala Lumpur.

Entry Requirements

Malaysian Students:

  • A Bachelor's Degree with CGPA of 2.5 and above; OR
  • A Bachelor's Degree with CGPA of 2.5 below (at least FIVE (5) year of working experience); OR
  • Other qualification approved by the University Senate; AND
  • Pass IUMW English Placement Exam.

International Students:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Professional Communication, Communication, Mass Communication, Media Studies or any equivalent qualifications with:
    • CGPA of 2.5 and above with at least ONE (1) year of working experience; OR
    • CGPA of 2.49 and below with at least THREE (3) years of working experience; OR
  • Professional qualification(s) from approved professional bodies; OR
  • Other qualification recognized by the Government of Malaysia or approved by the University Senate; AND
  • Pass IELTS with Band 6 or better; OR
  • TOEFL (paper) with a minimum score of 600 AND
  • Pass IUMW English Placement Exam.

Programme Structure

Semester 1

  • Communication Theories
  • Professional Communication
  • Media Management
  • Social Media or Brand Management

Semester 2

  • Intercultural Communication
  • Communication Research Method
  • Graduate Research Project 1
  • Advertising or Public Relations

Semester 3

  • Graduate Research Project 2
  • Media Law & Ethics
  • Media Convergence & Digital Culture

Fee Structure

Malaysian Student
International Student
1st Year (RM) 2nd Year (RM) 3rd Year (RM) 1st Year (RM) 2nd Year (RM) 3rd Year (RM)
19,900 8,500 - 27,700 11,000 -
Last updated Oct 2019

About the School

International University of Malaya-Wales (IUMW) is a dynamic partnership between the University of Malaya (Malaysia) and University of Wales (UK). We aspire to be comprehensive, research oriented univ ... Read More

International University of Malaya-Wales (IUMW) is a dynamic partnership between the University of Malaya (Malaysia) and University of Wales (UK). We aspire to be comprehensive, research oriented university in Malaysia which is internationally recognised for innovative teaching and learning, research, social service and education management. Read less