Best Communication & Public Relations UK Dual Award Degree at KDU Penang University College


Study at the Best University College in Penang for UK Dual Award Communication & Public Relations

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Public Relations professionals create and present positive images to the public about the clients, businesses of products they present. Among all field of studies in communication, public relations has the most employable options.

KDU Penang University College offers the UK Dual Award Communication & Public Relations degree. Graduates of the BA (Hons) in Communication and Public Relations course will receive the degree awarded by KDU Penang University College and University of Lincoln which is a Top 50 Ranked university in the UK.

Students after SPM or O-Levels in the northern region of Malaysia who are interested in pursuing a top business diploma can consider the 2-year Diploma in Mass Communication at KDU Penang University College. Upon completion of the diploma, graduates can continue on into Year 2 of the BA (Hons) in Communication and Public Relations degree.

 

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Top UK Communications & Public Relations (PR) Dual Honours Degree Programme at KDU Penang University College Penang

KDU Penang University College is strategically located in the heart of the city supported by technologically advanced Facilities

Communication and Public Relations is a strategic communication process that builds mutual beneficial relationships between organizations and their publics. With the influence of social media, companies are now facing constant responses from their customers through comments or postings on social media.

This could go viral within seconds which might disrupt the reputation of the organization. Increasingly, the corporate world in Malaysia is well aware of the need of professionally trained public relations personnel in this complex corporate communication era. The communication talent in this field will help corporates handle the new challenges posed by the clients as well as the industry.

Why study Communication and Public Relations at KDU Penang University College

KDU Penang University College has excellent facilities and is one of the best colleges in Penang

KDU Penang’s BA (Hons) in Communication and Public Relations provides students with in-depth knowledge on communication skills and public relations through industrial-based curriculum design. The programme specifically emphasizes on practical and hands-on exposure to equip students to a real world working environment.

KDU Penang students will actively involve and expose to the industry experiences through event planning, talks, real world task for clients, academic conferences and guest lecture sessions conducted by industry professionals. Moreover, students will embark on internship with public listed companies, multinational companies, as well as local SME firms to gain deeper understanding on public relations jobs.

The BA (Hons) in Communication and Public Relations program at KDU Penang University College will be validated by the reputable University of Lincoln in UK with dual award arrangement. This programme prepares you with a solid foundation in communication and public relations to enable you to pursue a Master’s degree in communication studies.

KDU Penang University College offers the best facilities for students in Penang to excel in their studies. Students after SPM, UEC, STPM, O-Levels or A-Levels interested to register at KDU University College Penang may go to this link. Affordable Accommodation is provided. Scholarships are available.

 

KDU Penang University College Partner University – University of Lincoln Rankings

  • University of Lincoln is ranked in the top 400 universities in the world by QS World University Rankings 2015
  • The Guardian University guide 2017: University league table ranks University of Lincoln at 56st overall
  • The Guardian University guide 2017: University league table for Business, Management & Marketing ranks Keele University at 80
  • In the 2017 League Table Ranking by the Complete University Guide, University of Lincoln is ranked at 49th overall.
  • The University of Lincoln is placed in the top half of all UK institutions by the Guardian 2016 University Guide and the The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016.

Year 1 Subjects for the BA (Hons) in Communication and Public Relations program at KDU Penang University College

Photography Studio at KDU Penang University College

  • Theories, Roles and Models of Public Relations
  • Creative Thinking
  • Customer Oriented Communication
  • Corporate Communications
  • Visual Communication
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Principles of Public Relations
  • Sociology Studies
  • Public Speaking
  • Digital Photography
  • Media Culture and Society

Year 2 Subjects for the BA (Hons) in Communication and Public Relations program at KDU Penang University College

KDU Penang University College communication students gain the necessary knowledge and skills to succeed in the job market

  • Event Management 1
  • Communication Research
  • Public Opinion and Persuasion
  • Writing and Referencing
  • Web Production
  • New Media Marketing
  • Event Management 2
  • Global Communication
  • Interpretation and Use of the Media
  • Writing for Public Relations
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Media Strategy Planning
  • Brand Management
  • Crisis Management

Year 3 Subjects for the BA (Hons) in Communication and Public Relations program at KDU Penang University College

Mac Lab for design students at KDU Penang University College

  • Undergraduate Project/ Dissertation 1
  • Planning and Managing Public Relations Campaign
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Web Usability and Development
  • Ethics and Moral 3
  • Industrial Training – Placement
  • Undergraduate Project/ Dissertation 2
  • Public Relations Seminar
  • Social Legal and Ethical Issues
  • Online Journalism

Entry Requirements for the BA (Hons) in Communication and Public Relations program at KDU Penang University College

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENT
STPM 2 Principal Passes
GCE ‘A’ Level 2 Principal Passes
UEC 5 Credits (Min Grade B)
Foundation/Matriculation Pass with CGPA ≥ 2.00
International Baccalaureate (IB) 29/42 points from 6 subjects
Diploma Recognised Diploma with CGPA ≥ 2.00 and Credit in O-Level/ SPM/UEC English or;

Diploma Media and Communication (Credit in O-Level/ SPM/UEC English is not required)

English Proficiency Requirement
Local & International Students Year 1
Minimum Standard Dual Award
Required Standard
Credit in English at SPM level or equivalent; or Credit in English (Min C)
at SPM Level; or
MUET Band 2; or MUET Band 4; or
IELTS Band 5; or IELTS Band 6
(with no component below 5.5); or
TOEFL
(Computer based 180); or (Internet based 57)
TOEFL
(Computer based 220); or (Internet based 79)
If applicants score between the minimum English language standard and the required dual award standard then other listed English qualifications will be considered if they decide to pursue the dual award programme.

  • SPM 1119 (O-Level English) (Min C); or
  • UEC English (Min B6); or
  • Cambridge English CAE & CPE (from 2015)169, with no element below 162; or
  • Cambridge English: Advanced CAE (Pre 2015) B2; or
  • PTE Academic 54; or
  • KDU English Entrance Test 73

Year 2

  • KDU Diploma; or
  • Recognised Diploma from other institutions (conducted in English)

Career Opportunities for Communication & Public Relations Graduates from KDU Penang

Public Relations Strategist, Social Media Campaign Strategist/ Specialist, Campaign Director, Communications Specialist, Corporate Communication Manager, Event Manager, Public Relations Manager, Publicist or Branding Strategist

Study at the Best University College in Penang

KDU University College Penang (KDU Penang) began its chapter when it opened its door to its first batch of students in 1991. Since

Lecture Hall at KDU College Penang

Lecture Hall at KDU College Penang

then, the KDU Penang has grown by leaps and bounds. Now, sitting proudly at Jalan Anson, KDU Penang is the most popular private tertiary education provider in the northern region. It has international alumni from 48 countries around the world. KDU prides itself with its impressive alumni of more than 45,000 graduates.

KDU Penang’s range of internationally recognized industry-driven academic programmes covers a wide level of offerings from Certificate to Diploma and Degree level programmes. All its programmes are accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency and are internationally affiliated with top universities around the globe such as KEELE and Northumbria University from the United Kingdom and the IMI University Centre from Switzerland.

KDU Penang was twice conferred an all-round 5-star College status by Ministry of Education (MOE) MyQuest Audit and boasts of state-of-the-art facilities which include industry-standard 5 star kitchens, a Recording Studio, Art Gallery and Design Studios,

Gym at KDU College Penang

Gym at KDU College Penang

VLSI engineering labs, Games and Multimedia Computing Design Labs, Business Boardrooms and Lounge, Mock Hotel Suites and many more.

All this helps ensure that every KDU student is well prepared to be gainfully employed upon graduation – an indisputable fact that has strengthened the institution’s impressive 90% graduate employability rate.

Over a span of 23 years, our students continue to do us proud with a string of successes in various national and international competitions. In July 2013, KDU Penang was also awarded the Penang MPSP Green Industry Award for the SME Education and Awareness category.

Moving forward, KDU Penang will be upgrading itself to University College status by end of 2014. Known as Malaysia’s Premier Island City Campus, it will also be enhancing its campus learning experience with a brand new ‘Green’ campus in the Batu Kawan area in Penang by 2020.

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Posted on September 11, 2014, in 3+0 Degree, Best College in Malaysia, Career Choices, Choosing the right course, Choosing the right university, Communications, KDU College, Penang Colleges, Study in Malaysia and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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