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Diploma in Interactive New Media

2 Years
January, April and August
MQA Code

The Diploma in Interactive New Media (DINM) at Sunway College has been designed to expand students’ creative potential through the combination of theory and practical work in many aspects of new media where students will be taught the conceptual development and production of media content, equipping them with the skills, knowledge and attitude required to provide graphic design and interactive solutions. 

Apart from basic Communication and New Media subjects, students will learn about and practice to use design and part of multimedia authoring tools such as Adobe applications (Flash, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc) to edit various forms of media accordingly to create multimedia presentation, graphic design, websites, short videos and films, and many other interactive applications.

DINM also educates and equips students to acquire the skills necessary to communicate ideas and stories over different media. Graduates of the programme will be qualified to attain and excel in entry-level positions in the digital media industry. Excellent choice for creative people who are interested in designing, manipulating, and composing design elements (text, image, video, audio, and animation) to produce a new graphic design, production,

The Diploma in Interactive New Media (DINM) 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.

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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


  • Principles of Advertising and Design
  • Advertising and Promotion
  • Emerging Trends in Advertising

Public Relations, Corporate Communication

  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Principles of Corporate Communication
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Principles of Public Relations
  • Persuasive Communication
  • Organisation Communication
  • Media, Culture and Society
  • Media Planning and Management


  • Modern Electronic Media
  • Audio Video Production

New Media & Design

  • Fundamental of Web Design
  • Graphic Communication
  • New Media and Communication Technology
  • Publication and Production Design
  • Audience Analysis for New Media
  • Contemporary Issues in Digital Conten
  • Strategic Communication in Crisis Management


  • Introduction to Mass Communication
  • Communication Theory and Practice
  • Communication Law and Ethics


  • Writing for Mass Media
  • Print and New Media Editing


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

  • Global English

Progression Pathway

Career Prospects

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

  • Advertising Designer
  • Brand & Corporate
  • Communication
  • Customer Relation, Promotion & Marketing
  • Graphic Designer
  • Media Planner & Event Crew
  • Multimedia Design & Development
  • Production Crew
  • Visual & Interactive Media Designer
  • Web & Media Social Executive
  • Web Editor & Writer


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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