BA (Hons) Mass Communications (3+0) in Collaboration with University of Hertfordshire, UK

INTI International College Subang : KPT/JPS (PA3014) 07/2018 | INTI International College Penang: KPT/JPT(N/321/6/0105)12/2018 - MQA/FA4077

The University of Hertfordshire BA Mass Communications 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

Career Opportunities
Graduates are equipped for a variety of careers such as Journalist, Marketing Communications Specialist, Marketing Executive, Film Critic, Entertainment Journalist, Social Media Executive / Manager or any other media-related position
Programme Duration
3 years + internship period
Collaboration University
University of Hertfordshire, UK
Financial assistance available:
Accredited by
Malaysian Qualifications Agency
Programme Structure

Year 1
  • Introduction to Media Communications
  • Graphics for the Web
  • Introduction to Film Criticism
  • Media and Society
  • Web Animation
  • Introduction to Film Theory
  • Introduction to Journalism
  • Journalism, Law and Ethics
  • English for Mass Communications 11
  • English for Mass Communications 22
Year 2
  • Research Methods in Media and Communication
  • Media in an International Context
  • Magazine Design
  • Video Feature
  • Film Production
  • Journalism Skills: News
  • Journalism Skills: Features
Elective Modules Year 2 (Level 5) – Choose 1 out of 2
  • Radio Journalism
  • European Film and Television Style3
Year 3
  • Digital Media
  • Campaigns & Careers
  • Media Project
  • Journalism, Government and the People
  • Online Journalism
  • E-Portfolio and Employer Relations
  • Internship
Elective Modules Year 3 (Level 6) – Choose 2 out of 4
  • Television Drama3
  • Film in the Global Age3
  • Corporate Communication
  • Advertising


Compulsory INTI ModulesMalaysian StudentsInternational Students
MPU: U1 Ethnic Relations X
MPU: U1 Communicating in Malay 2 X
MPU: U1 Islamic Civilisation and Asian Civilisation X
MPU: U1 Malaysian Studies X
MPU: U2 Bahasa Kebangsaan A3 X
MPU: U2 Design Thinking Skills
MPU: U3 Corporate Social Responsibility
MPU: U4 Community Service

1. Students must pass English for Mass Communications 1 to progress beyond Level 4.
2. Students must pass English for Mass Communications 2 to progress beyond Level 5.
3. Students will be required to complete the pre-requisites before enrolling for these film electives.
4. Students without a credit in SPM Bahasa Malaysia are required to take MPU3213 Bahasa Kebangsaan A.

Campuses & Intakes
INTI International College Subang
  • January
  • April
  • August
INTI International College Penang
  • January
  • April 
  • August
Entry Level Entry Requirements Required by Partner University / School
STPM A minimum of two passes at minimum Grade C+ (GP 2.33)
A Level A minimum of 2 full passes totalling 80 UCAS points
Foundation Successful completion of a relevant Foundation / Pre-U programme with CGPA 2.00
UEC 5Bs including a credit in English
SAM Pass 5 subjects with ATAR 65%, a pass in English and no subject below 10/20
NSW (HSC) Minimum 10 units with UAI (ATAR) 65%, a pass in English and no subject below 50%
International Baccaulareate (IB) Minimum 24 points with at least 4 points for SL English
CPU Minimum 6 Year 12 passes with an average of 65% and pass in English at Grade 12
  Equivalent qualifications to be assessed by the Head of Programme in liaison with the Collaborative Partnership Leader from the School of Humanities


Entry Level English Requirements Required by Partner University / School
IELTS Score of 6.5 (with no less than 5.5 in any band)
TOEFL 79 with band scores of reading 18, writing 17, listening 17, speaking 20
Cambridge English First (also known as First Certificate in English) 176 overall with a minimum of 162 in each component
PTE 58 with no less than 42 in any band
MUET 4.0
SPM Grade C
  An equivalent qualification in English Language
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