Duration:
3 years

Intakes:
January 10, May 16, August 22

Campus:
HELP Damansara

Level of Study:
Undergraduate

Faculty:
Faculty of Communication and Liberal Arts

Course Code:
KPT/JPS (R/342/6/0117) (A6243 ) 03/20

About this course

Public relations practitioners work on developing beneficial relationships with clients, media, government, consumers and other stakeholders. This programme provides students with professional skills and knowledge, including skills in professional writing techniques, crisis and issues management, media and stakeholder relations, campaign planning, strategy and research, with an emphasis on problem-solving, creativity, and project and relationship management.

For more information on entry requirements, programme pathways, subjects listing and to get to know the faculty, please download our brochure.

Total Course Fees

RM 67,100

Subject Listing

  • MCH 102 Public Speaking
  • MCH 101 Introduction to Mass Communication
  • MCH 100 Social and Business Communication
  • MCH 152 Introduction to Media Writing
  • MCH 106 Information Tech, Mass Media and Society
  • HAA 102 Introduction to Design
  • MCH 121 Public Relations
  • MCH 150 Introduction to Marketing Communication
  • MCH 125 Introduction to Sociology
  • √ Year 1 Free Elective
  • √ Year 1 Free Elective
  • MCH 215 Intercultural Communication
  • MCH 250 Communication Theory
  • HSO 210 Social Research Methods
  • MCH 208 Communication in the Workplace
  • MCH 230 Public Relations Case Studies
  • MCH 240 Public Relations Management
  • MCH 241 Public Opinion and Propaganda
  • MCH 251 Theories of Media
  • MCH 231 Public Relations Writing
  • √ Year 2 Free Elective
  • √ Year 2 Free Elective
  • MCH 317 Publication Design
  • MCH 390 Honours Thesis
  • MCH 396 Practicum
  • MCH 314 Communication Law and Ethics
  • MCH 316 Public Relations Audit
  • MCH 360 Public Relations Strategies and Campaign
  • MCH 370 Crisis and Issues Management
  • √ Year 3 Free Elective
  • √ Year 3 Free Elective

5 COMPULSORY MPU SUBJECTS

MPU1 (CHOOSE 2 SUBJECTS)
  • MPU3113 Hubungan Etnik(Malaysian students)
  • MPU3123 Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia(Malaysian students)
  • MPU3143 Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2(International students)
  • MPU3173 Pengajian Malaysia 3(International students)
MPU2 (CHOOSE 1)
  • MPU3213 Bahasa Kebangsaan A**For Malaysian students without a credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu
  • MPU3233 Leadership in Business
MPU3 (CHOOSE 1)
  • MPU3313 Comparative Ethics for Malaysia
  • MPU3323 Malaysian Constitution
  • MPU3333 Malaysian Digital Transformation
  • MPU3343 Career Pathwayss in the field of Behavioural Sciences in Malaysia
  • MPU3353 Personal Financial Planning in Malaysia
  • MPU3373 Goods & Services Tax in Malaysia
MPU4 (CHOOSE 1)
  • MPU3412 Co-curriculum – Sport 2
  • MPU3422 Co-curriculum – Community Service 2
  • MPU3432 Co-curriculum – Event Management 2

Entry Requirements

Applicants must have one of the following Entry requirements:

  • HELP Foundation in Arts / Foundation in Science

  • STPM
    At least 2 C’s

  • A-Level
    At least 2 passes

  • Senior Middle 3 (UEC)
    At Least 5 B’s (including English)

  • CPU
    5 passes with a minimum average of 50%

  • SAM/TEE Examination
    At least 5 passes with a university aggregate of 50%

  • International Baccalaureate
    At least 24 points

  • Matriculation/Foundation
    At least CGPA of 2.00

  • Diploma
    At least CPA 2.00

  • SPM/O-Level
    At least 3 credits (including a pass in SPM English, Bahasa Malaysia and Sejarah)

  • Equivalent qualification

International Student Only

International students who do not have the minimum English language entry requirement can be accepted into the programme. However, they are first to enroll in the university Intensive English Programme (IEP) and sit for the IELTS or other similar tests. Upon passing the test with 5.0 score or equivalent, students can formally enroll in the faculty programme.

Academic Pathway

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA
  • Bachelor of Arts (Communication and Media Management) 2+1 Programme
  • Bachelor of Public Relations (2+1) Programme
  • Bachelor of Arts (Writing and Creative Communication) 2+1 Programme
  • Bachelor of Communication (Media and Culture) 1½+1½ Programme
  • Bachelor of Journalism (1½+1½) Programme
  • Bachelor of Media Arts (1½+1½) Programme
UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND
  • Bachelor of Arts (1+2) Programme
 
DEAKIN UNIVERSITY
  • Bachelor of Arts (Public Relations)1+2 Programme
  • Bachelor of Arts (Media and Communication) 1+2 Programme
UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE
  • Bachelor of Arts (1+2) Programme
 
EDITH COWAN UNIVERSITY
  • Bachelor of Communication 1+2 Programme
  • Bachelor of Creative Industries 1+2 Programme
UNIVERSITY OF THE SUNSHINE COAST, QUEENSLAND
  • Bachelor of Communication 2+1 Programme
  • Bachelor of Communication 2+2 Programme (progression from Diploma in Communication)
CHARLES STURT UNIVERSITY
  • BA Communication (Advertising) 2+1 Programme
  • BA Communication (Public Relations and Organisational Communication) 2+1 Programme
MURDOCH UNIVERSITY
  • BA Public Relations 1+2 Programme or 2+1 Programme
 
UNIVERSITY OF WOLLONGONG
  • Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies (Marketing Communication and Advertising) 1+2 Programme
 
BOND UNIVERSITY
  • Bachelor of Arts (Communication) 1+2 Programme
  • Bachelor of Arts (Journalism) 1+2 Programme
  • Bachelor of Arts (Public Relations) 1+2 Programme
MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY, AUSTRALIA
  • Bachelor of Communication (Media Studies) 1.5+1.5 Programme
  • Bachelor of Communication (Journalism and Non-Fiction Writing) 1.5+1.5 Programme
  • Bachelor of Communication (Public Relations and Social Media) 1.5+1.5 Programme
HERTFORDSHIRE UNIVERSITY
  • BA (Hons) Mass Communication(Media Cultures) 2+1 Programme

Why Communications @ HELP?

 
  • A three-year honours programme that emphasises the practical applications in contemporary communication settings
  • Our courses are designed to give you a balanced portfolio of communication theory, research and practice in your chosen area of specialisation, giving you an edge over your competitors
  • Practical training through internship