Bachelor of Media Science (Hons)

Course Title: Media Science, Bachelor (Hons)
Course Code: BMD 

About the Course
The Bachelor of Media Science (Hons) is a three-year degree designed for students with drive and initiative to build careers in this exciting and expanding field. The phrase Media Science signifies the study, invention and creative use of enabling technologies for understanding and expression by people and machines. This programme advocates an interdisciplinary approach by its very nature, blending the study of humanities, art, and science, and integrating the media and the computer. The programme combines theoretical, managerial and hands-on approaches to the study of computers and information technologies for problem solving and decision making in media industry environment.

Entry Requirements

(i) STPM Candidate :

    (a) Pass Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM/SPMV) or its equivalent with credit in Bahasa Malaysia or Bahasa Melayu (Silibus X) Bahasa Malaysia II and at least a pass in Mathematics


    (b) Pass STPM or its equivalent, with minimum Grade C in 3 subjects including Pengajian Am/Kertas Am (General Studies/General Paper);


    (c) A pass in STPM or its equivalent, with minimum Grade C in 2 subjects including Pengajian Am (General Studies) and Grade D for 2 other subjects; 


(ii) Ministry of Education (KPM) Matriculation Certificate or MSU Foundation Certificate, or Foundation Certificate or its equivalent from higher learning institution :

  • in Malaysia which is recognised by KPT and approved by MQA
  • overseas qualification equivalent to KPT Matriculation Programme


(iii) Diploma from PTPL/MSU, or Certificate/Diploma from Polytechnic, IPTA or IPTS or other qualification which is recognised by Ministry of Higher Education (KPTM) and accreditated by MQA;


(iv) Pass at least 3 subjects in A-Level;


(v) Pass The South Australian Matriculation (SAM) with minimum score of 65% - 70%;


(vi) Pass Canadian Pre University Programme (CPU) with minimum score of 80%;


(vii) Pass Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with at least grade B in 5 subjects;


(viii) other equivalent qualification recognised by Malaysian Government 

Duration: 3 years

Core Subjects

  • Database System
  • Information Design
  • Digital Design Basic
  • Media Culture
  • Media Law
  • Media Analysis
  • Journalism
  • JAVA Programming
  • Media Production
  • Public Relation
  • Media Management
  • Media Project

Careers Prospect
Students will be able to pursue their careers in the areas of design, writing, marketing, production or publication. Students may fit for a position such as Broadcast Journalist, Editor, Media Writer, Newspaper Journalist, News Editor, Playwright and Screenwriter.

International Collaboration
School of Media Science, Tokyo University of Technology and Faculty of the Information Science & Engineering, Management & Science University had signed a memorandum to form an educational partnership. As for this partnership, students who graduated under this programme can further their studies at Tokyo University of Technology for 1 year. 

KPT Reference: KPT/ JPS (KA9091) 12/15 

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