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Diploma in Communication

2 Years
January, April and August
MQA Code

The Diploma in Communication (DCOM) at Sunway College has been designed to cater to the high demand for skilled professionals in the field of advertising, corporate communication, public relations, marketing and broadcasting. Students are exposed to valuable industry experience from the internship and industry engagement. Students also gain exposure and experience to business environment via community engagement and industry mentoring.

DCOM provides a solid foundation for degree studies in Communication at Sunway University and beyond. DCOM at Sunway College provides an entry into the BA (Hons) in Communication and BA (Hons) in Advertising and Branding at Sunway University upon meeting Sunway University ‘s requirements.

Your pathway to a brighter future starts here

Entry Requirements

SPM / O-Level
Pass with minimum 3 credits including English
Pass with a minimum of 3 subjects of Grade B including English
Other Qualifications
Any other equivalent qualifications accredited by MQA


Programme Structure

Advertising, Publishing, Public Relations, Corporate Communication

  • Principles of Advertising and Design
  • Advertising and Promotion
  • Graphic Communication
  • Publication and Production Design
  • Principles of Public Relations
  • Principles of Corporate Communication
  • Media, Culture and Society
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Organisation Communication
  • Media Planning and Management
  • Integrated Marketing Communication

Communication & Broadcasting

  • Introduction to Mass Communication
  • Communication Psychology
  • Communication Theory and Practice
  • Persuasive Communication
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Communication Law and Ethics
  • Video Production
  • Film Studies
  • Basic Photography
  • Modern Electronic Media

Journalism & Information Technology

  • Principles of Journalism
  • Writing for Mass Media
  • Introduction to Information Technology


General Studies Subjects

Malaysian and International students are required to pass the MOHE General Studies subjects

For Local students:

  • Malaysian Studies 2
  • Creativity & Innovative Thinking Skills
  • Moral Education / Islamic Studies
  • Community Service
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A
    (applicable to students who did not sit for SPM or did not obtain a Credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu)

For International students:

  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1
  • Creativity & Innovative Thinking Skills
  • Moral Education
  • Community Service

Soft Skills Subjects

  • English for Academic Purposes

Progression Pathway

Career Prospects

Upon successful completion of this programme a variety of job options could include;

  • Media Planners
  • Brand & Corporate Communication Strategist
  • Web & Social Media
  • Advertising, Promotion & Marketing
  • Public Relations
  • Copywriter
  • Editors & Writers
  • Customer Relations Manager
  • Journalist, Bloggers and Vloggers


Scholarships and Bursaries

The following scholarships & bursaries are available for this programme:

  • Sin Chew Education Fund
  • Jeffrey Cheah Foundation Scholarship
  • Jeffrey Cheah Entrance Scholarship

Student can also apply for the following financial aids:

  • PTPTN Loan
  • EPF Withdrawal
What's Next?

For admissions enquiry, contact our education counsellors

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