Designed with the perfect balance of theory and practice, UOW Malaysia KDU’s Diploma in Communication & Media ensures students are grounded with a strong foundation in the communications field and are exposed to real-world experience through projects and campaigns.
Students will pick up knowledge and develop skills in areas such as radio and TV production, journalism, digital media, advertising and public relations, and complemented with writing, public speaking, media planning and research skills. These exposure to the different aspects of the industry allow students a deeper insight of these communication areas, which helps them to decide on their specialisation in the future.
Students will train in our state-of-the-art creative suites and studios, allowing them access to industry-standard tools and practices. Not only that, students will also garner plenty of real-world experience through our industry collaborations.
Careers in Communication and Media
While communication and media graduates are in high demand, this sector is very competitive. As such, both academic qualifications and practical experience are important.
A Diploma in Communication and Media will open up the following career pathways:
Journalism careers – Newspapers, magazines, TV, radio as well as websites looking for those with journalism backgrounds to find, research and present stories.
Copy-writing careers – Copywriting includes coming up with advertising slogans, radio jingles, scripts, product descriptions and so much more. These are suitable jobs for those who have a flair for written communication.
Marketing careers – Communication and media graduates can launch into marketing positions as they will be able to draw on their creative and analytical skills.
Public relations careers (PR) – Communication and media graduates have the skill and know how to establish, manage and maintain customers’ reputations.
TV and film production careers – You can move into careers such as a TV reporter, presenter, film director, producer, and script writer. You can also pursue more technical roles such as broadcast engineering, sound effects, or special effects. You can also combine your communication and media diploma and your flair for fashion and venture into costume design.
Digital technology development careers – This fast pace, ever expanding industry requires individuals who can be effective media managers, research engineers, designers and project managers.