About The Course

The Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Communication with Psychology is a three-year degree programme designed to progressively teach students to master the role that communication plays in creating, maintaining, and changing human behaviour through major disciplines, especially in the fields of public relations, professional communication, journalism, interpersonal communication, advertising, marketing, business and corporate communication, management and leadership, and general personal development and effectiveness.

 

The discipline of psychology is a broad subject which aims to understand human mental processes, feelings, and behaviours. Psychologists explore topics such as interpersonal relationships, perception, emotion, personality, leadership, language and culture, to name a few. Communication is a discipline which can be viewed as occurring on a spectrum from the global or large-scale to the interpersonal or small-scale level. Together, this programme will explore the foundations of psychology, interpersonal communication, social psychology, personality, consumer behaviour, public speaking, presentation skills, and communication and psychological processes at work (within organisations).

What you Learn

1st Year

 

Semester 1

  • Communication Theories
  • Writing Skills for Communicators
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Intro to Web Technology
  • Malaysian Studies or, Co-Curriculum 1 (Performance, Community Service, Sports or Event Management)

 

Semester 2

 

  • Communication in the New Economy
  • Fundamentals of Organisational Behaviour
  • Social Psychology
  • Media Psychology

Choose One:

  • Moral Studies
  • Islamic Studies
  • Co-Curriculum 2 (Performance, Community Service, Sports or Event Management)

2nd Year

Semester 3

 

  • Media Law and Ethics
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Cognitive Psychology of Mass Communication
  • Principle of Public Relations

Choose One

  • Public Relation Communication
  • News Writing & Reporting 1
  • Select One:
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan B
  • Co-Curriculum 3 (Performance, Community Service, Sports or Event Management)

Semester 4

 

  • Media Audience Studies
  • Communication Technology
  • Psychology of Personality
  • Organisational Psychology
  • Corporate Communicaton

Choose One

  • Managing Publicity & Media Relations
  • News Writing & Reporting 2
  • Global Classroom

3rd Year

Semester 5

 

  • Communication Research Methodology
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Psychology of Communication
  • Personnel Psychology

Choose One

  • Public Relations Management
  • Feature Writing

Semester 6

  • Dissertation
  • Community Psychology
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Internship

Choose One

  • International Public Relations
  • International Relations Studies

Accreditation & Advantages

MQA : FA1129

Fee & Financial Aids

  • LOANS
  • PTPTN
  • 50% Scholarships

Future Pathway

  • Public Relations
  • Business Communications
  • Advertising And Marketing
  • Broadcasting
  • Media
  • Journalism
  • Publishing
  • Research And Consultancy

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