Bachelor of Communication (Honours) Journalism Program By Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) |Top Universities
  • QS World University Rankings
    801-1000
  • Degree BComm
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Study Mode On Campus
  • Duration 36 months
  • Scholarships Yes
  • Start date Jan, May, Oct
This programme develops professional media personnel, journalists in particular, who are at the forefront of professional and technical developments in their area of specialisation. Students develop a strong foundation in communication, research and analytical skills. Knowledge and in-depth understanding of mass communication theory is also emphasised. Through the programme, students acquire a mature understanding of cultural issues and public policies within the Malaysian environment and global context. Students are also introduced to the fundamentals of advertising such as copywriting and media planning. Students are exposed to practical training in the industry. This is achieved by placing students under an industrial training programme during their second year of study.

About University

Established in 2002, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) is a leading university in Malaysia with two campuses in the Kampar district of Perak (around 190km from Kuala Lumpur) and in Kajang, Selangor (around 20km from Kuala Lumpur).


Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) offers over 74 undergraduate degree programs, 31 master’s degree programs,  12 Doctorate programsand 4 Foundation programs in disciplines such as business, engineering, mathematics, creative industries and design, social sciences, education, medicine and Chinese studies. All degree programs are taught in English with the exception of the Chinese Studies programs. Students also have the opportunity to learn a foreign language as an elective course in their undergraduate degree.

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman goes beyond imparting technical knowledge. It encourages students to enhance their soft skill competencies through various extracurricular activities such as soft skills development, student entrepreneurship, community projects, sports, and many other character-building events.


It’s also an ideal university for students who are looking for international exposure, experience, and friendship. Malaysia is a unique country with a rich diversity in culture where people interact with cultures from the West, Chinese, Islam, Indian, and Asians. Given this advantage, UTAR incorporates such multi-cultural dimensions into all aspects of its learning, teaching, research and collaboration.

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