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Diploma in Advertising & Marketing Communications
KPT/JPS (R/321/4/0077) 04/19

Advertising & Marketing Communications

Advertising and Marketing Communications is the art and business of developing and communicating messages. It effectively reaches individuals with information about products, services and ideas. It’s exciting, creative, demanding, rewarding and challenging.

Who is this For?

This programme is designed for the individual looking to gain training in the theoretical and practical aspects of modern marketing communications. Graduates will be able to perform advertising/communications functions using a variety of media techniques.

Programme Description

The programme is designed to examine theories in each of the marketing communication elements (advertising, public relations, sales promotion, direct marketing), offering a balanced academic and “hands on” pragmatic program of study with the technical and conceptual skills required to visualise ideas and messages in executing an advertising marketing communications campaign.

Programme Aims

The aim of this programme is to provide students with a comprehensive view and understanding of the theory and applications of communication, practical skills and critical thinking skills to implement ideas and strategize projects.

Career Prospects

A graduate can work as a marketing coordinator, marketing assistant and an account executive. Marketing personnel are employed locally and internationally in retail, industrial, commercial firms and advertising agencies.

Entry Requirements

  • SPM with 3 credits
  • Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with at least Grade B in 3 subjects
  • Other equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution of Government of Malaysia

Semester Duration

8 semesters

Key Subjects

• PC Competency
• Reading, Vocabulary & Grammar 1
• Contemporary Business
• Principles of Marketing
• Business Mathematics
• Financial Accounting 1
• Drama & Role Play in English
• Business Studies
• Principles of Management
• Principles of Advertising 1
• Consumer Behaviour
• Basic Academic Reading & Writing
• Professional Selling
• Human Resources Management
• Integrated Marketing Communication
• Principles of Economics
• Essential Business Communication Skills
• Sales Promotion
• Critical & Creative Thinking
• Ustomers Relationship & Marketing
• Marketing Management
• Creative Web Design
• Sales Management
• Effective Communication Skills
• Retail Management
• Marketing Research
• Business Law
• Electronic Marketing
• Creative Problem Solving
• Bina Insan/Diri (Fieldwork)
• Project