Foundation in Media Studies

IACT College

Here's the BIG Picture

Media and communications wield immense influence in shaping our daily interactions, from the narratives we engage with to the news we consume and the brands we encounter.

Our Foundation in Media Studies serves as your gateway to understanding the fundamental dynamics of creative communications, media, and design. By delving into the core principles of media literacy and storytelling, you'll be equipped to navigate the evolving landscape of modern communication effectively. It is the ideal pathway to a range specialisations under the of 3+0 and UK Transfer Degree Programme in Media and Communications offered by the BAC Education Group.

With this Course, You Will:

  • Learn practical skills to equip yourself for an exciting career in the media, marketing or related fields.
  • Gain transferable skills which are valued by employers and explore a wide range of career opportunities.
  • Gain fundamental written and oral communication skills required to study media-based subjects at undergraduate level.

6 Reasons to Study FMS at IACT

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

Start in April and Graduate up to Two Years Earlier

Pathway to World-Class UK Degrees

State-of-the-art Media and Broadcasting Studios

Strong Industry Links

Vibrant Student Life

Why choose IACT College?

A pioneer in creative communications education as early as the 1970, IACT has since 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?

  • 5 Credits in SPM, IGCSE, or equivalent; OR
  • Minimum 3 B’s in UEC; OR
  • Pass in Certificate in Communication Studies from IACT College

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Semester 1

- English 1
- Media & Communication
- Presentation Skills

Semester 2

- Advertising
- Introduction to Journalism
- Introduction to Public Relations
- Introduction to Radio and Television Broadcasting
- Sociology

Semester 3

- Design Fundamentals
- Desktop Publishing
- Introduction to Academic Writing
- Media Theory and Analysis
- Research Methods

Tuition Fees

Malaysian Students:


International Students:

RM 21,000

EPF Withdrawals, EZ Payment Plans, 0% Credit Card Installment Schemes, Scholarships and Bursaries are available.

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