International Communication Degree Programme

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BA (Hons) in International Relations

Logo of Asia Pacific University (APU)

Campus: Kuala Lumpur

Intakes: TBC

Duration: 3 years

STPM Successful completion with 2 full passes or equivalent with minimum CGPA of 2.0
A-Level Successful completion with at least a pass in 2 subjects
Recognised Matriculation or foundation CGPA 2.0
*Relevant APIIT Diploma Successful completion
*Study in another recognised institution Successful completion with academic credits equivalent to Year 1 of an honours degree in relevant subjects


*Direct entry to Year 2 degree

  • A qualification that APU accepts as equivalent to the above
Year 1
  • Cinema Film Analysis
  • Issues in World Politics
  • Making History: Debating the Past
  • Making History: Local & Global Perspectives
  • Modern Political Ideas
  • Philosophy, Life and Existence
  • Sustainable Lifestyles & Communities
  • War, Peace & Cooperation
Year 2
  • Environmental Policy, Legislation & Regulation
  • Concepts in International Relations
  • Dissertation: Preparation Plan
  • Money, Trade and Development
  • Development of the Global System
  • International Security
  • Broadcast Journalism and Government
  • South Asian History, Politics and Culture
  • Internship
Year 3
  • Sustainability, Planning and Environmental Policy
  • Dissertation in International Relations I
  • Dissertation in International Relations II
  • Governance & Global Policy
  • Conflict & Journalism
  • Government, Intelligence Agencies and the 21st Century World
  • International Communications
  • Transnational Organised Crime

International Communication Studies BA (Hons)

Logo of The University Of Nottingham

Campus: Semenyih

Intakes: September

Duration: 3 years

A level BBC, excluding general studies 
IB Diploma  28 points with 5,5,4 at Higher Level and 4 points in mathematics and Standard or Higher Level
STPM  B+B+B, excluding Pengajian Am
UEC  4 As, excluding Bahasa Malaysia and Chinese language
SAM or other Australian matriculations   ATAR 82 (consideration to be made based on relevant subjects)
Canadian (CIMP/ICPU)  88% average based on 6 subjects (consideration to be made based in relevant subjects) 
The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus Foundation Successful completion of the Foundation in Arts and Education or Business and Management programmes
Year 1
  • Beginners French, German, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin or Spanish
    (full year)
  • Communication Technologies
  • Cultures of Everyday Life
  • Introduction to Communications Theory
  • Introduction to Cultural Studies
Year 2
  • Cultural Politics
  • Intermediate French, German, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin or Spanish (full year)
  • Introduction to Interpreting and Translation (elective)
  • Political Communication, Public Relations And Propaganda
  • Researching Culture, Film And Media (full year)

Plus one literature and one linguistics module from the School of English

Year 3
  • Advanced French, German, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin or Spanish
    (full year)
  • Cultural, Film and Media Dissertation (full year)
  • Media and Conflict
  • Writing For The Media