Public Relations Degree Programme

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Bachelor of Communication (Hons) (Public Relations)

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Campus: Subang, Damansara Heights

Intakes: January, May, August, October

Duration: 3 years

HELP Foundation in Arts/ Foundation in Science  
STPM 2 Grade C
A-Level 2 passes
Senior Middle 3 (UEC) 5Bs (including English)
CPU 5 passes with a minimum average of 50%
SAM/TEE examination 5 passes with a university aggregate of 50%
International Baccalaureate Minimum 24 points
Matriculation / Foundation Minimum CGPA of 2.00
Diploma or its equivalent Minimum CPA 2.0
Equivalent qualification  
Year 1
  • Public Speaking
  • Introduction to Mass Communication
  • Social and Business Communication
  • Introduction to Media Writing
  • Information Tech, Mass Media and Society
  • Introduction to Design
  • Public Relations
  • Introduction to Marketing Communication
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • 2 elective subjects
  • 2 MPU subjects



Year 2
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Communication Theory
  • Social Research Methods
  • Communication in the Workplace
  • Public Relations Case Studies
  • Public Relations Management
  • Public Opinion and Propaganda
  • Theories of Media
  • Public Relations Writing
  • 2 elective subjects
  • 1 MPU subject


Year 3
  • Publication Design
  • Honours Thesis
  • Practicum
  • Communication Law and Ethics
  • Public Relations Audit
  • Public Relations Strategies and Campaign
  • Crisis and Issues Management
  • 2 elective subjects
  • 2 MPU subjects 
Tuition Fees RM 67,100.00
Admin Fees + Resources Fees RM 2,800.00 + RM 4,500.00
Total Fees RM 74,400.00
Full PTPTN Loan 75% Loan 50% Loan
RM 40,800.00 RM 30,600.00 RM  20,400.00
Eduwow’s Rewards RM200 Voucher or RM150 Cash Rebate

Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in English and Public Relations

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Campus: Kota Damansara

Intakes: February, July, September

Duration: 3 years

STPM 2 principals
A Levels Pass in at least 2 subjects
Foundation / diploma programme in a related area Pass
UEC Pass with at least 5Bs
Other equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysian Government / SEGi University College Senate
Year 1
  • Introduction to Communication Theory
  • English for Business Correspondence
  • English Grammar
  • Academic English
  • Public Speaking
  • Introduction to Mass Communication
  • Introduction to Linguistics
  • Introduction to Literature
  • World Englishes
  • General Psychology
  • Visual Communication
  • 3 MPU
Year 2
  • Principles of Public Relations
  • English Phonetics and Phonology
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Strategies and Practices in Public Relations
  • Event Management
  • Introduction to Drama
  • Business Ethics
  • Law and Ethics in Mass Communication
  • Creative Writing
  • Southeast Asian Literature in English
  • Crisis Management
  • Quantitative and Statistical Methods
  • Entrepreneurship Development
  • Environmental Management and Technology
Year 3
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Research Methods
  • Public Relations and Media Writing
  • Media Relations and Publicity
  • Public Opinion and Propaganda
  • American and European
  • Literature
  • Research Project
  • Internship

Bachelor of Mass Communication (Hons) (Public Relations)

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Campus: Subang Jaya

Intakes: March, August

Duration: 3 years

Taylor’s Foundation in Arts (FIA) / Taylor’s Foundation in Communication (FICM) / Taylor’s Diploma in Communication (DICM) Pass with min. CGPA 2.00
STPM Min. CGPA 2.00 in 3 subjects and min. C for each subject
UEC Pass with min. 5Bs including B4 in English
A Levels Min. DDD / 180 points in 3 subjects
South Australian Matriculation (SAM)/SACE International Min. ATAR 65
Canadian Pre-University (CPU) Min. average of 60% in 6 subjects
International Baccalaureate (IB) Min. 24 points in 6 subjects
Monash University Foundation Year (MUFY)
Min. 240 / 400
Year 1
  • Introduction to Mass Communication
  • Visual Communication
  • Critical & Creative Thinking
  • Communication Theory
  • 4 MPU
  • Innovative Media
  • Media Writing
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Communication Research Fundamentals
  • Elective
Year 2
  • Publicity & Media Relations
  • Public Relations Principles
  • Promotional Writing
  • 5 Minors
  • Interactive Media
  • Crisis Management
  • International Public Relations
  • Elective
  • MPU
Year 3
  • Media Law & Ethics
  • Financial Public Relations
  • Public Relations Consultancy
  • Professional Media Workshop
  • Minor
  • Internship

International Relations BA (Hons)

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Campus: Semenyih

Intakes: September

Duration: 3 years

A level BBB excluding general studies
IB Diploma 28 points with 5,5,4, at Higher Level and 4 points in mathematics at 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
Applicants with these backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply and are welcome to contact the school beforehand if they wish to discuss eligibility
Canadian (CIMP/ICPU)  Applicants with these backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply and are welcome to contact the school beforehand if they wish to discuss eligibility
The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus Foundation  Successful completion of the Foundation in Arts or the Foundation in Business and Management programmes
Year 1
  • Approaches to Global Politics
  • Governing the World
  • Introduction to European Union Politics
  • Power and Contest: Living in a Political World
  • Cultures of Everyday Life
  • Contemporary Economic Policy
  • Entrepreneurship and Business
  • The Individual 2: Individual Differences
  • The Making of Modern Asia
  • Mass Media
  • People, Work and Organisations
Year 2
  • The Contemporary World Since 1945
  • Global Political Economy and International Development
  • International Relations of the Asia Pacific
  • International Security
  • Cultural Politics
  • Global Media and Communication
  • Introduction to Citizenship
  • People, Groups and Society
  • Political Communication, Public Relations and Propaganda
  • Understanding the Malay World
Year 3
  • Dissertation: Politics, History and International Relations 
  • Asian Country Study: Thailand
  • Asian Study Tour: Thailand
  • Food, Hunger and Development
  • Nationalism and the State: Themes and Perspectives from
  • Contemporary Southeast Asia
  • Policy and Persuasion
  • The Politics and Economics of European Monetary Integration
  • Politics and International Relations of the Middle East
  • Regionalism in World Politics: The Case of ASEAN 

International Relations with French/German/Japanese/Korean/Mandarin/Spanish BA (Hons)

On top of the subjects taken in International Relations BA (Hons), students under these language courses are required to take one additional subject each year, which is divided into beginner, intermediate and advanced level studies of the particular language course.