KDU University College located at Glenmarie recognises the presence of media, advertisements, journalism as part and pastle of most industries. Diploma in Mass Communication was introduced in this institution in 1998 allows student to experience exciting modules in classrooms and real-time industry practical work out of the classroom. As the course emphasises on writing, organising exhibitions, managing events, students will be versatile in all areas revolves around mass communication. Diploma in Mass Communication students will have opportunity to be exposed to different modules such as Principles in Public Relation, News Writing, Sociology, Media Planning and so on. Expected completion for this course is 2 years with a few intakes in January, March, May and September. 3 Credits in SPM/UEC/O Levels are required to fulfill the entry requirement to this course. 

Intake and Duration

  • Jan 2yr
  • Mar 2yr
  • May 2yr
  • Sep 2yr

Entry Requirements

  • 3 C's UEC
  • 3 C's SPM
  • 3 C's O Level

Course Structure

Year 1

  • Critical Thinking and Reading Skills
  • Introduction to Computing and IT
  • Introduction to Film Studies
  • Introduction to Mass Communication
  • Introduction to Radio Production
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Media Research Methods
  • Media, Culture and Society
  • News Writing and Reporting for Print Media
  • Principles of Public Relations
  • Principles of Advertising
  • Public Speaking Skills
  • Writing and Referencing Skills


Year 2

  • Communication Law
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Creative Strategy
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Media Planning
  • Multimedia and Web Development
  • News Writing for E-Media
  • Organisational Communication
  • Photo Communication
  • Practical Training
  • Principles of Copywriting


MPU Subjects

  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (International Students) / Pengajian Malaysia 2 (Malaysian Students)
  • Co-Curricular Activities and Community Service
  • Malaysia Culture and Life
  • Personal Development Planning

Fee Structure

Select Campus:

Glenmarie Campus


Intake & Duration

  • Jan 2yr
  • May 2yr
  • Sep 2yr
MYR 500.00 Caution Fee (Refundable)
MYR 600.00 KDU Registration Fee
MYR 1,500.00 Lab Fee (MYR 300 / semester)
MYR 1,200.00 MPU Subjects
MYR 3,000.00 Resource Fee (MYR 500 / semester)
MYR 32,460.00 Tuition Fee
MYR 39,260.00 Total

* All fees are subject to change.

Penang Campus


Intake & Duration

  • Jan 2yr 4m
  • Mar 2yr 4m
  • May 2yr 4m
  • Aug 2yr 4m
MYR 500.00 Caution Fee (Refundable)
MYR 400.00 KDU PG Registration Fee
MYR 1,500.00 MPU Subjects (MYR 150 / Credit)
MYR 3,900.00 Resource Fee (MYR 650 / semester)
MYR 28,000.00 Tuition Fee
MYR 34,300.00 Total

* All fees are subject to change.

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