UK Top 30 Ranked Communication & Public Relations Degree at KDU Penang University College


Best Communication & Public Relations (PR) Degree in Malaysia at KDU Penang University College

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Students from KDU Penang University College get to study a UK Dual Award Communication & Public Relations that is ranked top in the UK. The Guardian University guide 2018: University league table for Journalism, Publishing & Public Relations ranks University of Lincoln at 11th and 47th Overall in the UK.  In the 2018 League Table Ranking for Communication & Media Studies by the Complete University Guide, University of Lincoln is ranked 30th.

Students after SPM or O-Levels in the northern region of Malaysia who are interested in pursuing a top Communication & Public Relations degree may go for the 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) Communication & Public Relations degree UK dual award from a top 50 UK university at KDU Penang.

KDU Penang University College’s academic programmes are designed in a way to incorporate experiential knowledge enhancement trips with the bringing the classroom to the industry or vice versa initiatives. KDU Penang University College is a rated 6-STAR College as per the 2015/2014 Malaysian Quality Evaluation System for Private Colleges, generally known as MyQUEST audit by the Ministry of Education.

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Get a Top 30 Ranked UK Degree in Communication & Public Relations at the Best University in Malaysia at KDU Penang University College

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

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.

Top Ranked UK Dual Award KDU Penang University College Partner University – University of Lincoln Rankings

University of Lincoln is a Top 50 Ranked University in the UK

  • The University of Lincoln has recently been awarded gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework 2017, the highest possible grade, judged as delivering consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students.
  • University of Lincoln is ranked in the top 400 universities in the world by QS World University Rankings 2015
  • The Guardian University guide 2018: University league table ranks University of Lincoln at 47 overall
  • The Guardian University guide 2018: University league table for Journalism, Publishing & Public Relations ranks University of Lincoln at 11th
  • The Guardian University guide 2018: University league table for Media & Film Studies ranks

    More than 45,000 students have graduated from KDU

    University of Lincoln at 28th

  • The 2018 Times and Sunday Times ranks University of Lincoln 54th in the UK.
  • In the 2018 League Table Ranking by the Complete University Guide, University of Lincoln is ranked at 50th overall.
  • In the 2018 League Table Ranking for Communication & Media Studies by the Complete University Guide, University of Lincoln is ranked 30th.
  • 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.

The Best UK Dual Award Mass Communication & Public Relations (PR) Degree Programme in Malaysia at KDU Penang University College

Photography Studio at KDU Penang University College

KDU Penang’s BA (Hons) in Communication and Public Relations UK Dual Award from a Top Ranked University 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.

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.

KDU Penang University College has some of the best mass communication facilities

All lecturers are fully qualified with degrees and postgraduate degrees in their fields. Some are from the industry and 95% of staff have more than five years teaching experience. Each batch of students is small, around 25, to ensure the quality of teaching is not compromised.

Mass Communication graduates from KDU Penang UC work in different fields across the world. KDU Penang students have found the jobs of their dreams in places like Australia, United Kingdom, Singapore, China and Dubai.

KDU Penang University College offers the best facilities for students in Penang to excel in their Communication & PR studies. Students after SPM, UEC, STPM, O-Levels or A-Levels interested to register at KDU Penang University College may go to this link. Affordable Accommodation is provided. Scholarships are available to top achieving students. Intake dates for the Communication & Public Relations degree programme at KDU Penang are in January, March/April, May and August of each year.

The Communication & Public Relations programme at KDU Penang will be validated by the reputable University of Lincoln in UK with dual award arrangement.

Dual Award title:

KDU Penang University College Award University of Lincoln Award
BA (Hons) in Communication and Public Relations BA (Hons) Public Relations (Dual Award)

*Graduates will receive an award and transcript from both institutions

Smart Classroom at KDU Penang University College

This UK Dual Award Communication & Public Relations degree programme at KDU Penang provides a pathway to:

  • Postgraduate Study: 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.
  • Career opportunities: Public Relations Strategist, Social Media Campaign Strategist/ Specialist, Campaign Director, Communications Specialist, Corporate Communication Manager, Event Manager, Public Relations Manager, Publicist or Branding Strategist

Why Study Communication & Public Relations Degree at KDU Penang University College

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

Creative people live life with passion and energy. Channel your energy to pursue a course of study in Communication. At KDU, we inspire you to lead, direct, write and unleash your potentials in the vibrant industry of public relations, broadcasting, print, media advertising and many other areas.

COMPREHENSIVE INDUSTRY BASED SYLLABUS

Learn more with core subjects in all areas of communications. Finds out what suits you best! Master classes with celebrities and industry experts are conducted every semester for our undergraduates. Get knowledge that only industry experts could tell you so that you get ahead of the rest.

INTERNSHIP STINTS WITH TOP MEDIA AGENCIES

Get ahead in your resume with 3 month working stints with Malaysia’s top media organisations. The internship stints will open doors and opportunities for people with the right qualifications and skills.

STATE-OF-THE-ART LEARNING FACILITIES

Professional Recording Studio at KDU University College Penang

Acclimatise with the industry early with facilities such as recording studios, iMac Lab, PR Spin Doctor Lab and a media broadcasting studio. KDU Penang University College state-of-the-art learning facilities which provide experience and knowledge found in the industry will enhance and enrich your learning experience.

INDUSTRY READY AND RECOGNISED

KDU Penang’s programmes produce graduates with a 90% employment rate. KDU Penang University College graduates are sought after in the industry due to their strong industry-ready learning components being built into the programme as well as the fact that they are trained by experts in their fields.

COURSEWORK ASSESSMENT-BASED DEGREE PROGRAMME

KDU Penang University College degree programme is coursework assessment-based. It is suitable for both full-time students and working adults. The coursework assignments are for suitable undergraduates who like to work independently and are self motivated.

Year 1 Subjects for the Communication & Public Relations Degree at KDU Penang University College

Top students come to study 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 Communication & Public Relations Degree at KDU Penang University College

Personal attention from the experienced full time lecturers at KDU Penang University College produces top graduates

  • 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 Communication & Public Relations Degree at KDU Penang University College

Mac Lab for communication and design students at KDU College Penang

  • 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

MPU SUBJECTS

  • Hubungan Etnik
  • TITAS
  • IELTS Preparatory Course
  • Ethics & Moral 3
  • Holistic Professional Development

State-of-the-art learning facilities at KDU Penang University College

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

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

KDU Penang University College Penang’s state-of-the-art learning facilities provide experiences and knowledge found in the industry to enhance and enrich learning experiences. Get practical experience with the industry early with industry standard facilities at KDU Penang University College with excellent facilities such as:

  • Audio recording studio
  • iMac Lab
  • New media broadcasting studio
  • PR Spin Doctor Lab

Career Options for Graduates of the Communication & Public Relations Degree at KDU Penang University College

KDU Penang University College Penang is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities

  • Media – Research Analyst, Media Consultant, Information Analyst, Information specialist, Customer Service Representative, Content Marketing Specialist
  • Education – Educational Writer, Teacher/Lecturer, Media librarian, Author/Writer
    Media/Journalism – Journalism, Technical writer, Newspaper Editor, Critic, News Director, Sports Director, Proofreader, Columnist, News Analyst, Radio/TV Reporter, Videographer, Editor, Biographer, Print Coordinator, Talk Show Host, Radio Show Host, News Readers, Sports Commentator, Video Journalist
  • Government – Lobbyist, Mediator, Press Secretary
    Publishing – Editor, Writer/Contributor
  • Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations – Media Buyer, Designer, Publicity Director, Information Specialist, Marketing Communications Manager, Account Manager, Graphics & Production Specialist, Promotion Representative, Public Relations Consultant, Event Planners, Media Planners, Media Researcher.

Entry Requirements for the Communication & Public Relations Degree at KDU Penang University College

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENT
STPM 2 Principal Passes
GCE ‘A’ Level Minimum Standard
2 Principal Passes (EE)Dual Award Required Standard
2 Principal Passes (CC)
Applicant without 2 Principal Passes (CC) may be considered on a case by case basis by the Dual Award University partner
UEC 5 Credits (Min B6)
Foundation/Matriculation Minimum Standard
Pass with CGPA ≥ 2.00Dual Award Required Standard
Pass with CGPA ≥ 3.00
Australian Matriculation/ Foundation ATAR score of 70
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)

ESTIMATED FEES for the Communication & Public Relations Degree Programme at KDU Penang University College for MALAYSIAN STUDENTS

  • RM62,230 (Fees will depend on their commencement dates)

Payment Example:

PTPTN 100% Loan

Total Fee RM62,230
less Hope Bursary (*2) RM19,690
less PTPTN loan (*3) RM40,000
You pay cash RM2,540
*2: Successful Hope Bursary recipient receive up to 50% off their tuition fee. Terms & conditions apply.
*3: PTPTN loans are subject to Government approval.

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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