Diploma in
Mass Communication

IACT College

Here's the BIG Picture

Oprah Winfrey, Ellen DeGeneres, Brad Pitt, Matthew McConaughey – these household names (and countless others) all share a common background in communications. The fact that so many gifted and creative individuals have chosen to pursue careers in communications is no accident. People with a wide range of interests and talents are drawn to it because of its distinctive fusion of effect, storytelling, and innovation. If you have similar aspirations, coupled with an imaginative mind, perhaps a career in communications is for you!

Through hands-on experience and theoretical understanding, you'll learn to craft compelling narratives, engage diverse audiences, and navigate various media platforms effectively. From journalism to advertising, public relations to digital media, the field of mass communications offers a multitude of exciting career opportunities where you can make a meaningful impact.

Fully accredited by MQA, IACT’s Diploma is recognized and accepted by 124 different programmes in 6 different countries - UK, Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, Korea, and Taiwan.

With this Course, You Will:

  • Hone and nurture your communication process. 
  • Prepare yourself to be future-ready by basing assessments on industry-standard, real-world client projects.
  • Gain advanced standing into Year 2 of the BA (Hons) Media, Culture and Communication or for broadcasting track students, the BA (Hons) Film Production programme from University of Sunderland.
  • Gain advanced standing into the BA (Hons) Creative Film, Television and Digital Media Production offered by the University of Northampton.
  • Also obtain a Diploma from the International Advertising Association (IAA), New York.

6 Reasons to Study Communications at IACT

Specialist School founded by the Malaysian Advertisers Association (MAA) and 4As, Malaysia

Get a Certificate from the International Advertising Association (IAA), New York

Industry Syllabus & Project-Based Learning

Delivered by an outstanding Academic, Professional, and Global Faculty

Internship Opportunities with the Industry's Biggest Names

Vibrant Student Life

Why choose IACT College?

Since the 1970s, IACT has established itself as the nations premier creative communication’s specialist. We do not just teach creativity, we actively inspire it as a trusted educator in the creative industry- with our students receiving over 90 prestigious industry awards over the past 5 years. We are also the only college in Malaysia to receive accreditation from the International Advertising Association in New York, and continue to focus on providing industry ready education with programmes designed and developed to train our students for industry expectations.

How Do I Get In?

  • 3 credits in SPM or IGCSE; 
  • 3Bs in UEC; OR
  • IACT College Certificate in Communication Studies; OR
  • Other qualifications recognised by the Ministry of Education Malaysia

English Language Proficiency

  • SPM - Grade C
  • UEC - B6
  • IELTS - Band 5.0
  • IGCSE 1st Language - E
  • IGCSE 2nd Language - D

* Trial examinations/ forecast results are accepted

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Year 1

- Principles of Advertising
- Communication English
- Video Production
- Presentation Skills
- Public Relations
- Principles of Journalism
- Motion Graphics
- Creative Thinking
- Introduction to Sociology
- Mass Communication
- Digital Media Graphics
- Photography & Digital Imaging

Year 2

- Convergent Journalism
- Research Methods
- Media Criticism
- Publicity and Media Relations
- Public Relations
- Campaign Strategies
- Writing for Different Media
-In-Company Practical Training
- New Media Applications

Elective Modules

- Visual Communication
- Copywriting
- Corporate Communication
- Broadcast Portfolio
- Feature Writing
- Contextual Studies

MPU Modules

- Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban (Malaysian students) / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (International students)
- Integriti dan Anti-Rasuah
- Community Service
- Bahasa Kebangsaan A (only for students without credit in SPM BM)

You can also earn microcredentials from:

University of Colorado Boulder:
- Basic Elements of Design: Design Principles and Software Overview
- Principles of Public Relations

California Institute of the Arts:
- Fundamentals of Graphic Design

The University of Hong Kong & The State University of New York:
- Making Sense of the News: News Literacy Lessons for Digital Citizens

Coursera Project Network:
- Develop the Company Website using WIX 

Tuition Fees:

Year 1:


Year 2:


International Students:


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