Associate Degree inJournalism & Media

The current boom in the fields of media and journalism has prompted a demand for skilled professionals in the very competitive communications industry.

Due to the rapid changes and innovation of the media industry, the university is taking the lead in equipping students with valuable skills and technological know-how to produce graduates who can contribute to the communications industry. They will be guided on understanding and appreciating how different genres of journalism and media are all about to fulfill the media needs of the society.

Entry requirements

Pass an ‘O’ Level or an equivalent qualification from a recognition institution by the local Ministry of Education.

Programme structure

Year 1
Semester 1
Semester 2
  • Professional Communication Skills 1
  • Creative and Innovation Studies
  • Human Communication
  • Introduction to Business Management
  • Introduction to Computer Skills
  • Presentation, Research & Study Skills
  • Professional Communication Skills 2
  • Electronic Media
  • History of Journalism
  • Introduction to Journalism
  • Media & Society

Year 2
Semester 3
Semester 4
  • Principles of Entrepreneurship
  • Business Planning
  • Leadership Skills & Competencies
  • Writing for Print
  • Communications in New Economy
  • Media Planning
  • Media Ethics
  • News Writing and Reporting 1
  • Media Law

Year 3
Semester 5
Semester 6
  • Practical Internship
  • Project Report
  • Feature Writing
  • News Editing
  • Writing for Creative Industries
  • Investing Reporting
  • News Writing and Reporting 2