INTI International College Penang

BA (Hons) in Mass Communications

Fees (Malaysian students)
RM 59,400 RM 50,490 15% OFF *
Course Length
3 years
January, April, August
About the course

This course is conducted in collaboration with the University of Hertfordshire, UK.

The University of Hertfordshire degree in Communication offers students an opportunity to explore possibilities in Film, Journalism, Media Cultures and New Media Publishing. Students will be able to critically examine films, learn to write like a journalist, study popular media and use software packages to design layouts for magazines and websites and be prepared to make full use of new media tools.


  • Mirrors the entrepreneurial focus of the University of Hertfordshire where students are granted access to online resource learning directly from the university
  • Dedicated industry project & coursework-based modules – 90% of the module focuses on Industry-relevant competences and students are also given an opportunity to work on an Employer Project in Year 2. It is embedded into the programme as a credit-earning subject
  • Industry lecturers – Top industry experts are brought into classrooms as guest lecturers
  • Industry workshops – Workshops conducted by senior and experienced industry people, with the aim of providing graduates with skill-sets that employers value
  • Soft skills workshops – Industry experts conduct workshops on articulation, presentation skills and self-confidence. Embedded into a credit-earning academic module
  • Resume writing clinics and workshop – Guidance in creating the right resume and resume are vetted by senior faculty members
  • One semester in the University of Hertfordshire – Students pay local tuition fees, or they can also apply for scholarships
* 15% INTI Edu-Assist Waiver is only applicable to those having a household income (including both working parents) of RM8,000 or less (Applied to West Malaysia students) and RM6,000 or less (Applied to East Malaysia students).
Entry Requirements
  • Foundation: Completion of Foundation Programme
  • UEC: 5Bs
  • STPM: Grade C in 2 subjects or CGPA 2.00
  • A Level: 2 full passes
  • SAM: 5 subjects with ATAR of 55
  • NSW (HSC): 10 units with ATAR of 55
  • CPU: 5 passes with an average of 55
  • Australian Year 12: 4 or 5 passes with ATAR of 55
  • Australian Degree Transfer Program (ADTP): Completion of ADTP
  • Matriculation/Pre-University: Completion of Matriculation/Pre-University programme with minimum CGPA of 2.0
  • Diploma: Completion of Diploma in relevant fields with minimum CGPA of 2.0
  • Others: Other equivalent qualifications as recognised by the government of Malaysia

Year 1

  • English for Business Study 1
  • English for Business Study 2
  • Graphics for the Web
  • Introduction to Film Criticism
  • Introduction to Film Theory
  • Introduction to Media Communications
  • Journalism Law & Ethics
  • Journalism Skills: Print News & Feature
  • Media & Society
  • Web Animation

Year 2

  • Design for Print
  • Digital Storytelling
  • European Cinema
  • Film Production
  • Industry Project
  • Journalism Skills: Features, Markets & Styles
  • Journalism Skills: Print News, Markets & Styles
  • Media in an International Context
  • Research Methods in Media

Year 3

  • Advertising
  • Campaigns & Careers
  • Corporate Communications
  • Digital Media
  • Film in the Global Age
  • Journalism, Government & the People
  • New Media Publishing Project
  • Online Journalism
  • Television Drama

Industry Project / Internship

  • Industry Project 

MPU Subjects

  • Community Service & Co-curriculum
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Ethnic Relations (Local students) / Communicating in Malay 2 (International students)
  • Islamic & Asian Civilisation (Local students) / Malaysian Studies 3
  • (International students)
  • Presentation Skills / Bahasa Kebangsaan A