School of Academic/ Faculty

IACT College

Course Highlight/ Description

This programme equips you to become a journalist with the news awareness, story-getting and story-telling skills to flourish in today’s multimedia journalism environment. Led by a team of talented and experienced journalists, you will gain exposure to good writing, independence, accuracy and ethical practice, the values that have always underpinned the best journalism.

This programme gives you the option to complete a:

*2+1 (2 years at IACT and the final year at the University of Essex), or
*1+2 (1 year at IACT and 2 years at the University of Essex

Get the best of both worlds! Experience studying locally and abroad while developing your expertise in the current and emerging communication channels and technologies.


January. March & August

Course Duration

3 years (2+1/1+2) - UK Transfer Degree Programme

Entry Requirement

IACT College Foundation in Media Studies –minimum CGPA 2.0;
IACT Diplomas – minimum CGPA 2.0
A-Level – minimum of grade D in 2 subjects
STPM – minimum of grade C in 2 subjects and an average CGPA of 2.0,
UEC – minimum of grade B in 5 subjects
SAM, AUSMAT or CPU - 5 subjects with a minimum score of 50%,
Matriculation Foundation – minimum CGPA of 2.0
Other qualifications recognized by the Ministry of Education Malaysia

English Language Proficiency

SPM 1119 (GCE-O Level) – C6
IGCSE English – Minimum Grade C
IELTS – Band 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 for each component
Other approved English tests

Total Estimated Fee

RM20,000 per year

Campus Branches

PJ Campus