BA (Hons) Film and Screen Studies, University of Northampton

via UK Transfer Degree (Media and Communication)

Here's the BIG Picture

In an age of information overload, the ability to craft compelling narratives and communicate effectively is highly sought after. Whether you're telling stories through journalism, advertising campaigns, documentary filmmaking, or digital content creation, studying media and communication empowers you to make a meaningful impact through storytelling and persuasion. 

IACT’s UKT Media & Communication programme offers a comprehensive curriculum that blends essential theoretical knowledge with practical skills, preparing you for the challenges of the modern world. Taught by a global creative faculty, this programme allows you to spend 2 years at IACT and 1 year in the UK. And that’s not all, you can also choose from a wide range of specialisations, including film, multimedia, journalism, mass communication, public relations, creative writing, and digital culture.   

The BA (Hons) Creative Film, Television and Digital Media Production, University of Northampton is designed to prepare you to play an integral role in the digital media and wider creative industries through the experience you will gain and the portfolio of work you will produce. You will also gain wider knowledge of the industry etiquettes and inner workings of the contemporary media industry in a host of theoretical modules.

With this Course, You Will:

  • Gain the opportunity to explore the narrative, artistic, cultural, economic, and political implications of a wide range of diverse, global media
  • Gain exposure to the modern digital media world through the portfolio of work you will produce
  • Develop into an independent and informed creative professional

    Why Choose University of Northampton?

    Known as the changemaker university, the University of Northampton is one of the youngest universities in the UK but they are already leading the way in adding value to society, which we call social impact. Having won multiple awards for their work in this area, among others, what matters the most is ensuring that their students and graduates have the opportunity to make their mark on the world too.  

    How Do I Get In?

    • IACT College Foundation in Media Studies –minimum CGPA 2.0;
    • IACT Diplomas – minimum CGPA 2.0 
    • A-Level – minimum of grade D in 2 subjects 
    • STPM – minimum of grade C in 2 subjects and an average CGPA of 2.0, OR 
    • UEC – minimum of grade B in 5 subjects 
    • SAM, AUSMAT or CPU - 5 subjects with a minimum score of 50%, OR 
    • Matriculation Foundation – minimum CGPA of 2.0
    • Other qualifications recognized by the Ministry of Education Malaysia

    English Language Proficiency

    • SPM 1119 (GCE-O Level) – C6 
    • IGCSE English – Minimum Grade C 
    • IELTS – Band 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 for each component
    • Other approved English tests 

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    COURSE MODULES

    Year 1

    - Computer Graphics 
    - Media and Cultural Studies 
    - Media Ethics 
    - Media History 
    - New Media Studies 
    - Photography 
    - Print Journalism 
    - Public Relations Practices 
    - Research Methods 
    - Writing for the Media 

    Year 2

    - Advertising and Marketing Communications 
    - Communication in the Globalised World 
    - Creative Communication 
    - Film Fundamentals 
    - Online Marketing 
    - Popular Culture 

    Year 3

    As per the subjects offered by the university in UK/Australia

    Elective Modules*

    Choose 1 Track

    Track 1: Public Relations
    - Corporate Communication 
    - PR Campaign and Strategies 

    Track 2: Journalism
    - Convergent Journalism 
    - Publication Production 

    Track 3: Digital Video Production
    - Scriptwriting 
    - Video Production 

    Track 4: Advertising and Marketing 
    - Advertising Campaign Management 
    - Cross Cultural Studies for Marketing and Advertising 

    Track 5: Digital Marketing
    - SEM and SEO 
    - Digital Content Marketing 

    *Subject to availability 

    MPU Modules

    - Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban (Malaysian students) / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 (international students) 
    - Falsafah dan Isu Semasa 
    - Bahasa Kebangsaan A / Academic Writing 
    - Perlembagaan dan Masyarakat Malaysia 
    - Serving our Society (S.O.S) 

    Tuition Fees:

    Year 1:
    RM21,000

    Year 2:
    RM21,000

    Year 3:
    As per partner university

    International Students:
    RM52,000

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