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Approval Code



FA 1839

Course Duration

3.0 Years

Course Mode

Full Time

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 organisations 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 newspaper, radio broadcasting, digital photography, advertising, public relation, and publishing design. The objectives for this course are to develop competency in journalism, and to equip the students with knowledge in journalism ethics, media theories, and skills.

First Year

  • Public Speaking
  • TV Studies
  • Principles of Journalism
  • Media, Laws & Ethics
  • Introduction to Mass Communication
  • Basic News Writing & Reporting
  • Photo Journalism

Second Year

  • Single Camera Production
  • Visual & Audio Editing
  • Intermediate News Writing & Reporting
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Feature Writing
  • Digital TV & Radio Journalism
  • Media & Society
  • Introduction to Public Relation

Third Year

  • Multimedia Journalism
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Introduction to Communication Research Methods
  • Final Project
  • Industrial Training

Local Admission


  • Pass with three (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:

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) – Band 5.5
TOEFL: Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL) – Score 450

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


Employment opportunities are available as per the following :

  • Editor
  • Reporter
  • Presenter/ News Anchor
  • Producer
  • Correspondent
  • Journalists
  • Writers
  • Photojournalists
  • Content developers