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Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Broadcasting & Journalism

Broadcasting and journalism demands a combined set of skills and knowledge both in print and broadcasting industries. Broadcast copy is written to be read by a newscaster with accurate words and sentences which compliments picture, video and audio leading to a perfect story. Print journalists must prepare themselves to write, report and deliver the content for print parallel with the emergence of new media.

The television, radio and new media industries continue to evolve in exciting ways. As the news business moves more rapidly from printed newspapers to electronic news, the demand for graduates equipped for the industries of broadcasting and journalism will only grow, especially in areas that include politics, investigative journalism, talk shows, science and technology, entertainment and sports. The programme will train students to not only hone their writing and editing skills in broadcasting and journalism, but also to be more enterprising and inquisitive in order to stand out from the crowd.

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“Majoring in broadcasting and journalism at Limkokwing University really helped me understand my work better in terms of creating content and storyboards, planning for voice overs and so many other things. Now, I can clearly plan out each content before we propose to the client.”

Nur Najwa Khairina Mohd Nazri, Malaysia

Digital Strategy Lead (Consumer) at Rhingle Sdn Bhd

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With a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Broadcasting & Journalism, you can be:

Content Writer

Advertising Copywriter

Reporter

Programme Structure

  • Writing Skills for Communicators
  • Introduction to Web Technology
  • History of Journalism
  • News Writing and Reporting I
  • Principles to Broadcasting
  • Screen Production Techniques
  • MPU Option 1 (Choose 1 Only)
    • Ethnic Relations
    • Malaysian Studies 3
  • MPU Option 2 (Choose 1 Only)
    • Islamic Civilisation and Asian Civilisation
    • Communication - Malay Language 2
  • MPU Option 3 (Choose 1 Only)
    • Government and Public Policy of Malaysia
    • Organisational Behaviour in the Multi-Ethnic Society of Malaysia
    • Work Sociology and Malaysian Industry
    • Malaysian Economy
    • Banking and Finance in Malaysia
    • Constitution and Society in Malaysia
    • Comparison of Ethnics
    • Comparison of Religions
  • Media Law & Ethics
  • News Media Institutions
  • Digital Photography
  • Principles of Public Relations
  • News Writing and Reporting II
  • MPU Option 4 (Choose 1 Only)
    • Leadership Skill & Human Relations
    • Bahasa Kebangsaan A DIP/DEG(Local)
  • Feature Writing
  • Media Audience Studies
  • TV News
  • Graphic and Publication Design
  • Broadcast Scriptwriting
  • Elective (Choose 1 Only)
    • Corporate Communication
    • Public Relations Writing
  • Global Classroom
  • Online and Mobile Journalism
  • Communication Research Methodology
  • Social Psychology
  • Radio News
  • Current Affairs & Talk Shows
  • International Relations Studies
  • Political News Analysis
  • Documentary Studies
  • Fundamentals of Organisational Behaviour
  • Newspaper Production
  • Elective (Choose 1 Only)
    • Investigative Journalism
    • Corporate Production
    • Entrepreneurship
  • MPU Option 5 (Choose 1 Only)
    • Co-curricular
  • Internship
  • Broadcast Production Project
  • International Public Relations
  • Dissertation

Entry Requirements

01

A pass in STPM or its equivalent, with a minimum of Grade C (GPA 2.00) in any two subjects and a credit in English at SPM or its equivalent OR

OR

02

A pass in STAM with a minimum grade of Jayyid and a credit in English at SPM or its equivalent OR

OR

03

Pass UEC with a minimum of grade B in 5 subjects OR

OR

04

A Diploma or its equivalent, with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 and a credit in English at SPM or its equivalent OR

OR

05

A Diploma in Media and Communication or its equivalent OR

OR

06

Matriculation/Foundation or its equivalent, with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 and credit in English at SPM or its equivalent. AND

OR

07

English Proficiency Requirement for International student

IELTS 5.0 OR TOEFL iBT 34 OR TOEFL PBT 410-413 OR CAE160 (Cambridge Advance English) OR CPE 180 (Cambridge Proficiency English) OR CFE 154-161 (Cambridge First English) OR PTE 36 (Pearson Test of English Academic).

“There are a lot more companies with a lot younger people. It is just like 23-year-olds are starting companies, and they are scaling really quickly.”

Kevin Systrom

Co-Founder of Instagram

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