Diploma in Broadcast Journalism
Approval Code
N/321/4/0061
Accreditation
PA 1839
Course Duration
3.0 Years
Course Mode
Full Time
Classification
Diploma
Subject Area
Broadcasting
Course Location
Kuala Lumpur
Intake

Journalism is a practice of investigation and reporting of events, issues and trends to a broad audience in a timely fashion. Though there are many variations of journalism, the idea is to inform the intended audience. Along with organizations and institutions such as government and business, journalism also covers the cultural aspects of the society such as arts and entertainment. This field includes editing skills, photojournalism, and documentary.

Diploma in Journalism offered by Geomatika is a program with focus on strengthening the skill in reporting, with relevant theory and professional education including the laws in media. Students also will be exposed with the necessary skills in news editing, students and community news paper and radio broadcasting, digital photography, advertising, public relation and publishing design.

  • To develop graduates with competency in Journalism.
  • To equip the students with knowledge in journalism ethics, media theories and skills
  • To expose the students with the variety of journalism and mass communication roles within different contexts, at entry level and junior management positions.
  • To prepare students with the knowledge and skills to further their study at degree level.
  • To foster creativity and innovation, interpersonal and communication skills that is essential in mass communication practices
  • To foster high ethical values and social responsibilities.
  • To equip students with life-long learning attitude so they will continue to explore new technique and technology related to Journalism.
Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
•    English
•    Introduction to Computer
•    Public Speaking
•    TV Studies
•    Dynamic Executive
•    Media, Laws and Ethics
•    TV Production
•    Principles of Journalism
•    Sketch & Storyboarding
•    Single Camera Production
•    Visual Editing
•    News Writing
•    Photo Journalism
•    News Editing
•    Interpersonal Communication
•    Digital TV and Radio Journalism
•    Media and Society
•    Broadcast Journalism

 
•    Entrepreneurship
•    
Make Up and Costume TV
•    Acting for TV
•    Final Project
•    Industrial Training

 

LOCAL

·     Pass SPM/SPMV with 3 credits in any subjects OR

·     Pass certificate program from any certified institution with CGPA 2.00 OR

·     Other qualification certified by the Government of Malaysia


INTERNATIONAL ADMISSION

The English Language Entry Requirement for International Student at GEOMATIKA University College are as follows:

 

  1. IELTS : International English Language Testing System
  2. TOEFL: Test of English as Foreign Language

 

QUALIFICATION

SCORE

IELTS

Band 3.0

TOEFL

450

**For students who do not have the above English Qualification, they must undergo Geomatika College International’s

                    English Program

 

 

Geomatika University College graduates are in high demand either in the public or private sectors. All skills that have been acquired can be applied and practiced by the students upon graduating the program. Employment opportunities are available as per the following :
•    Editor
•    Reporter
•    Presenter/news anchor
•    Producer
•    Correspondent
•    Journalists
•    Writers
•    Photojournalists
•    Content developers

 

Wan Faeeza binti Husain Sadri

       faeeza@geomatik.edu.my

       Dean Faculty of IT & Creative Multimedia

 

EDUCATION