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Bachelor Of Arts (Honours) In Journalism

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    Full Time
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    Level
    Degree
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    Duration
    4 Years
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    Intake
    Sep
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    Tution Fees
    RM 272,000

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COURSE OVERVIEW

Our course provides you with a critical understanding of the legal, political, economic and professional contexts of journalistic practice. You'll find yourself covering news from all walks of life – on live TV, radio or online news days. 

The BA (Hons) Journalism programme is a four-year course which builds insight into the media industry, developing a sophisticated skillset that will aid employability. Students who can build rounded, detailed skillsets – encompassing first-class information gathering, writing, radio and TV package creation (including the technical operation of equipment and editing software), and digital know-how (including basic coding, website design and app building) – will be best equipped for the challenges of professional practice and finding a job. 



How You'll Be Taught
You’ll learn by a variety of teaching methods including lectures, tutorials, specialist workshops, practical work in our studios and independent study.


Assessments

As part of your programme of study, you’ll experience a variety of assessments, though the vast majority fall into two categories:
1. academic essays, which show you understand the theory behind a subject
2. practical pieces of work (such as news stories, feature articles, radio scripts etc).

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Exams
Detailed entry requirements

Entry Requirements

Students will be eligible to apply if they have gained the required scores in the International Baccalaureate, GCE A-Levels, Foundation, Diploma and Polytechnic Diploma for entry to year one and two. For applicants who meet the academic criteria, after further scrutiny of your application, you may be asked for an additional piece of work after which you may be invited to attend an interview.

English Language Requirements

Students applying to an undergraduate programme are required to have achieved Malaysian Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) English Language 1119 Grade C or above (grades 1-6), even if previous studies are fully taught and examined in English.

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