Bachelor of Professional Communication (Hons)


Program Description

At IUMW, we take pride in producing effective and relevant communicators. From cave paintings, speech and writing to the use of new media, our everyday communication has been changed and revolutionised.

Our Bachelor of Professional Communication (Hons) programme provides students with unique opportunities to learn and experience different specialisations in communication including global communication, professional writing, media management and interactive media.

Your educational journey has been meticulously designed to unlock full potential towards pursuing professional certification and undergraduate studies. All these and much more in unique education package inclusive of a vibrant university life in the heart of Kuala Lumpur.

Entry Requirements

Malaysian Students:

  • Pass Matriculation under the Ministry of Education with at least a CGPA of 2.00 or equivalent; OR
  • Pass IUMW Foundation Studies or equivalent; OR
  • Possess a Diploma (minimum CGPA of 2.00) or any other qualification recognised by the Malaysian Government; OR
  • Pass STPM with at least Grade C (CGPA 2.00) in three (3) subjects or equivalent; OR
  • Pass UEC with minimum of Grade B in at least five (5) subjects; OR
  • Fulfill other entry requirements that are recognised by the University Senate; AND
  • Must sit for IUMW English Placement Test

+Minimum three (3) credits in SPM are required for PTPTN application

International Students:

  • Pass A-Level with 2 principal passes or equivalent, recognised by the Malaysian Government; AND
  • Pass IELTS with minimum Band 5, or TOEFL with a minimum score of 500; OR
  • Must sit for IUMW English Placement Test

Programme Structure

Year 1

  • Introduction to Professional Communication
  • Introduction to Mass Communication
  • Introduction to Intercultural Communication
  • Public Speaking and Presentation Skills
  • English for Professional Communication
  • Co-Curriculum 1
  • Small Group Communication
  • Writing for the Media
  • Communication and Audience
  • Media in Malaysia
  • Hubungan Etnik OR Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2
  • Co-Curriculum

Year 2

  • Communication Theories
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Persuasive Writing
  • **Visual Communication OR **Media Globalisation
  • Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia OR Malaysian Studies 3
  • Media and Communication Research Methods
  • Integrated Marketing Communication
  • Corporate Writing
  • Media Production
  • ** Crisis Communication OR Social Media

Year 3

  • Communication Research Project 1
  • Scriptwriting and Storyboarding
  • Corporate Communication
  • Personal Portfolio Development
  • **Event Management OR Media Management
  • Communication Research Project 2
  • Communication Campaign
  • Ethical and Legal Issues in Communication
  • Audio and Video Production
  • Organisational Communication
  • Industrial Training


English Module

Bachelor's students are required to take an additional four (4) English modules. These modules are equipped to help bridge the gap for the students to comprehend and express themselves in speaking and writing.

They are specifically designed to meet the English Language learning needs of students. Students will be given a grade only and will not be counted in the Grade Point Average (GPA) and Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA).

  • Semester 2: Academic English
  • Semester 3: English For Technical Writing
  • Semester 4: English Language For Integrated Skills
  • Semester 5: Public Speaking

Fee Structure

Malaysian Student
International Student
1st Year (RM) 2nd Year (RM) 3rd Year (RM) 1st Year (RM) 2nd Year (RM) 3rd Year (RM)
15,400 12,300 12,300 19,900 13,850 13,850
Last updated Oct 2019

About the School

International University of Malaya-Wales (IUMW) is a dynamic partnership between the University of Malaya (Malaysia) and University of Wales (UK). We aspire to be comprehensive, research oriented univ ... Read More

International University of Malaya-Wales (IUMW) is a dynamic partnership between the University of Malaya (Malaysia) and University of Wales (UK). We aspire to be comprehensive, research oriented university in Malaysia which is internationally recognised for innovative teaching and learning, research, social service and education management. Read less