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Best Mass Communication Foundation, Diploma & Degree Programmes at Top Private University in Malaysia at Taylor’s University

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Mass Communication basically is the process of coming up with a message and sharing this message to a large group of people at the same time through the right communication channel. The channels includes media such as newspapers, magazines, television, cinema, radio, billboards, or the Internet.

What you post onto the Facebook, Instagram or Youtube is communicating to a large group of people. Students learn the history and cultural effects of newspapers, magazines, radio, television, film, and other media on society. The 5 basic areas of study are advertising, public relations, broadcasting, journalism and communication. Taylor’s University offers Mass Communication degree programmes that specialises in these 5 major areas.

Students after SPM, UEC, O-Levels, STPM or A-Levels interested in studying Mass Communication should be good in languages, like to socialise with people, have an outgoing personality, possess strategic thinking, like to write, organise events, a creative mind, and possess lots of energy. A good command of the English language is very important for a successful career in Marketing Communication, Mass Communication, Public Relations, Advertising and Events Management.  In order, to be successful in the career in mass communication, students must choose the best universities in Malaysia to study this course. You need to equip yourself with the necessary knowledge and skills.

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Top Rated Mass Communication UK Dual Award Degree Programmes at Taylor’s University Lakeside Campus

Taylor's University Lakeside Campus encompasses a modern, functional design with state-of-the-art facilities together with lush greenery and its trademark 5.5 acre lake

Taylor’s University Lakeside Campus encompasses a modern, functional design with state-of-the-art facilities together with lush greenery and its trademark 5.5 acre lake

Students after SPM or O-Levels who are sure of taking mass communication may go for the Diploma in Communication or Foundation in Communication at Taylor’s University. Both pathways take the same time to complete a degree. Students may choose 5 mass communication majors for their degree at Taylor’s University. The majors are Advertising, Broadcasting, Public Relations, Public Relations & Event Management or Public Relations & Marketing. Students who are not sure of which arts-related course may take the Foundation in Arts at Taylor’s. Taylor’s University is acknowledged to be the best university for mass communication in Malaysia having won many awards and an excellent industry-centred curriculum.

Taylor’s University is acknowledged to be the best university for mass communication in Malaysia having won many awards and an excellent industry-centred curriculum.

Outstanding Communication Programmes at Taylor’s University School of Communication

Taylor's University School of Communication

Taylor’s University School of Communication

Taylor’s University School of Communication

Taylor's University offers an excellent environment for tertiary studies in Malaysia

Taylor’s University offers an excellent environment for tertiary studies in Malaysia

Established in 2000, Taylor’s School of Communicationprepares students for the demands of the working world through substantive courses, hands-on projects and assignments, and exposure to the industry.

The faculty members have the experience that run the gamut of the profession’s core areas: advertising, broadcasting, journalism, event management, media management, multimedia studies and public relations. Drawing on the strength of experts from the industry and the School’s partnership with the University of West of England (UWE), UK, the communication programmes offer a balanced theoretical and practical approach that enable students to gain the following:

Communication students at Taylor's University have access to the best facilities and well rounded curriculum

Communication students at Taylor’s University have access to the best facilities and well rounded curriculum

  • Contemporary thinking on key issues
  • Exposure to real-life practices through industry attachment
  • Hands-on campaign planning and implementation
  • Familiarisation of technology
  • A global outlook, with an appreciation of local needs

The School produces graduates with critical, analytical and strategic thinking skills and a broad range of knowledge. The curriculum is structured to equip students with the ability to write, think out of the box, strategise and present effectively. Our graduates are trained not only to be strong communication technicians, but also skilled strategists.

UK Dual Award from the University of the West of England (UWE), Bristol, U.K.

The School of Communication at Taylor’s University offers dual award degree programmes in

Students have access to some of the best facilities a university can offer at Taylor's Univesity

Students have access to some of the best facilities a university can offer at Taylor’s Univesity

collaboration with the University of the West of England (UWE), UK. A quality review committee, comprising academics from both institutions, is established for quality assurance and the moderation of the standards of the programmes, which includes curriculum and assessment. Students will receive certification from both Taylor’s University and UWE upon completion of their degrees at Taylor’s.

Tracing its roots back to 1595, UWE represents a long and well-established tradition of first-class professional education and training. With over 30,000 students, UWE is a modern, growing university situated in Bristol, which is ranked UK no.1 most liveable city.

UWE has been ranked no.6 for employability in the UK. 95% of graduates are employed or in further study six months after graduation. Bristol is the eighth largest city in the UK, the largest city in the south west and is home to many large businesses and employers including Airbus, AXA, BBC, Environment Agency, Hewlett Parkard, Lloyds TSB, Ministry of Defence and Rolls-Royce.

  • The University of the West of England, Bristol or affectionately called Bristol UWE is one of the
    Taylor's University School of Communication

    Taylor’s University School of Communication

    most popular universities in the U.K. with a lively intellectual and social mix.
    The history of the University goes as far back as 1595, representing a long and well established tradition of first class professional education and training.

  • The Department of Screen Media and Journalism is part of the Faculty of Arts, Creative Industries and Education. It has a reputation for high quality teaching informed by the latest research and featured in the top ten of UK universities for student satisfaction in their courses in journalism, film, media and cultural studies.
  • The Department also partners some of the most innovative and prestigious cultural organisations in Bristol such as the BBC, Watershed Media Centre, the Pervasive Media Studio and the Festival of Ideas.
  • It also sponsors Encounters International Short Film Festival and Compass Film Festival. These organisations offer master-classes and careers advice to give greater insight into the creative industries.

Real Clients, Real Projects for Communication Students at Taylor’s University

As an internationally-recognised centre for media and communication studies in the Asia Pacific region, School of Communication aims to develop leaders with innovative and strategic-thinking attributes that can make a positive impact on the industry at a regional and global level. Our learning methodologies are strongly anchored in real-world practices as we encourage students to explore communication theories via workshops and real projects with real clients.

We engage with numerous adjunct and visiting lecturers from reputable companies to conduct lessons to students:

  • Abu Baker Siddiq
    Producer
    Astro Shaw Sdn Bhd
  • Doris Lim
    Radio DJ
    988FM
  • Dr Rohmad Fakeh
    Deputy Director of Strategic Planning Section
    Department of Broadcasting, RTM
  • Irene Jay Liu
    News Editor Data
    Thomson Reuters, Hong Kong
  • Lisa Wong
    TV Host
    Media Prima
  • Prof Dina Iordanova
    Professor of Film Studies
    University of St Andrews, Scotland
  • Sandra Hanchard
    PhD Researcher
    Swinburne Institute for Social Research, Australia
  • Sean Lee
    Radio DJ
    988FM

Activities Beyond the Classroom for Communication Students at Taylor’s University

Throughout their course of study, our students engage in various activities and projects, either on or off-campus.
EcoWorld Recruitment Video Competition
Over 100 broadcasting students from School of Communication had an exciting five months of competing in the EcoWorld’s Create Tomorrow and Beyond recruitment video contest. Having put their creative talents and technical skills to the challenge, our students won the RM5,000 cash prize and an opportunity to work in the industry to reproduce the winning video for commercial use.
Dutch Lady Inspire Tomorrow Workshop
Our students have integrated classroom learning with industry experience in the Dutch Lady Inspire Tomorrow Workshop, a CSR project for underprivileged children in orphanages and child welfare centers.
Video Production
Broadcasting students conceptualise ideas and produce programmes, demonstrating their ability to perform various tasks involved in TV production.
The InkSlingers
First published in 2003, The InkSlingers is Taylor’s University’s official and oldest student-run newspaper by SOC. The monthly publication features the latest events and happenings in and around the campus.

Award-Winning Communication Students at Taylor’s University

2015
  • Champion in the EcoWorld Recruitment Video Competition
    SOC degree students emerged as Champion in the EcoWorld’s Create Tomorrow and Beyond recruitment video contest 2015. The Champion award comes with a RM5,000 cash prize and an opportunity to work in the industry to reproduce the winning video for commercial use.

2014

  • 1st Runner Up in the Shell Fuel Save Campaign
    Seven degree studentsperformed in an integrated PR and Marketing competition via a social media campaign to promote fuel efficiency and safe driving tips. They also executed on-ground activation at AvenueK Shopping Gallery.
  • Champions for Moving Walls Love Generator Challenge
    Two teams, SOC Diploma and Degree students respectively were winners for two special categories (AmBank for Youth and Malaysia’s Resume).

2013

  • 1st Prize in the United Against Crime initiative
    Diploma students won the short video competition organised by the Crime NKRA team and the Performance Management and Delivery Unit (PEMANDU), a division of the Prime Minister’s Department.
  • Champion in the Shell Fuel Save Campaign
    Eight students from SOC conducted research, presented a plan and implemented their proposed campaign for two months to educate the next generation of drivers on fuel efficiency.
  • Champion, 1st & 2nd Runner Up in Petron Malaysia “Rentetan Kejayaan – A Journey of Triumphs and Milestones”
    SOC students emerged as winners in the National Student Art & Photography Competition which aims to encourage the expression of creativity and instill the preservation of arts and culture amongst youth.

Student Mobility Programme at Taylor’s University

In line with our philosophy to encourage students to “learn by doing”, School of Communication collaborates with international institutions, through the Student Mobility programme.

This series of educational programmes are aimed at educating and broadening the world views of School of Communication students, and increasing their global awareness.

Leveraging on our School’s international partnerships, students can choose to either complete a semester abroad or opt for a short overseas study trip. School of Communication is also developing international internship placements, and partnerships with other universities in Asia Pacific, to enhance our students’ educational journey.

proPASSION COMMUNICATIONS

About Us
proPassion Communications is a Public Relations (PR) consultancy managed by the final year degree students from Taylor’s School of Communication. Inaugurated in 2008 as a project under Taylor’s Diploma in Communication programme, the consultancy is now a part of the “Public Relations and Events Consultancy” module in the Bachelor of Mass Communication (Hons) with Public Relations majors.

The collaboration between proPassion and partnered companies ensures a win-win situation, where the consultancy has already garnered successful events under its belt – having collaborated with local and international clients.

What We Do
proPassion Communications is committed to two key principles: passion and professionalism.

The services provided by proPassion Communications are:

  • public relations campaigns
  • branding campaigns
  • marketing communications
  • event management

List of Clients:

  • Baskin Robbins
  • Big Fish Media Sdn Bhd
  • da:men mall
  • DIGI
  • Dutch Lady
  • Encorp Strand Mall
  • Escape Room
  • f3capital
  • Mypartners Communications Sdn. Bhd.
  • Shopee
  • StarAsia (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.
  • Sukhita
  • Yubersports

Strong Industry Linkages at Taylor’s School of Communication

Bridging the Industry Gap
Taylor’s School of Communication’s longstanding ties with the communication industry for over 10 years ensures that its students regularly engage with the industry through industrial attachments and training, inviting guest speakers, and obtaining input from industry partners on our curriculum development.

Industry Placement
As part of their study, students are required to undergo a compulsory internship programme. Students are placed with some of the most notable establishments in the industry, including local and international radio and television stations, leading newspapers, magazines, advertising and PR agencies, event management companies, TV production houses, corporate offices, social media establishments, as well as professional agencies and associations.

Due to Taylor’s strong industry affiliations, our students are also able to work with multinational and international companies across various industries, such as:

Advertising

  • ARC Worldwide
  • Bates Asia
  • DDB PR Sdn. Bhd.
  • Foetus International
  • Grey Worldwide Sdn. Bhd.
  • Leo Burnett
  • McCann Erickson (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.
  • MindShare Malaysia
  • Ogilvy & Mather
  • Sirius Communication Sdn. Bhd.

Public Relations

  • Edelman Public Relations
  • Eric Pringle Associate PR
  • Essence Communication Sdn. Bhd.
  • Fleishman-Hillard Malaysia
  • Universal McCann
  • Weber Shandwick

Corporate Communication

  • Genting Berhad
  • Kuala Lumpur Pavillion
  • Mesiniaga Berhad
  • Panasonic Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.
  • Shell Malaysia
  • Sony Malaysia

Journalism/Editorial

  • ACP Magazine
  • The Edge Communications Sdn. Bhd.
  • Aljazeera International (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.
  • Panasonic Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.
  • New Straits Times
  • The Star Publications

Broadcasting

  • Media Prima
  • Astro

Event Management

  • Protemp Exhibitions Sdn. Bhd.
  • Roots Asia Pacisic (M) Sdn. Bhd.

Professional Body

  • Institute of Public Relations Malaysia
  • International Association of Business Communicators
  • Centre for Independent Journalism

Media Consultancy

  • GroupM
  • Group MAD
  • PHD Media

Industry Standard Facilities for the School of Communication at Taylor’s University

School of Communication students study in a modern tropical campus with conducive and state-of-the-art facilities catered to their studying needs at our brand new Taylor’s Lakeside Campus.

Our school’s facilities include:

1. AUDIO RECORDING STUDIO
The Audio Recording Studio is specifically designed for students to learn about audio production work. It comprises a studio and a panel control room which is built with high quality acoustic materials that creates a conducive environment for professional audio recording purposes. It is well equipped with industry-standard state of the art hardware and software.
2. AUDIO EDITING LABORATORY
The Audio Editing Laboratory has 18 workstations complete with Apple iMac and Pro-tools editing software that enable students to acquire the skills and knowledge in audio editing process.
3. VIDEO EDITING LABORATORY
This lab has 24 workstations which are well equipped with the latest Adobe Premier Version and Final Cut Pro that is in line with the current industry practices for video editing. Students will learn about editing for still and motion picture programmes like drama, news, documentary, entertainment, sports and as well as advertising and promotional materials for both the traditional media and new media.
4. ADVENTURE ARENA
This is a dedicated workspace for students to brainstorm and develop innovative ideas through guided techniques taught by experienced lecturers. The whole workspace is designed with special wall and table surfaces for students to pen down their colourful ideas.
5. NEWSROOM
The Newsroom is a real workstation created specifically for Journalism students to experience the working environment in a news media organization. Students will undertake a series of process in news publication which include research, news reporting, editing and as well as publication layout design.
6. PROPASSION CONSULTATION SUITE
This consultation suite is specifically designed for students to experience the real life challenge of a Public Relations consultancy. Students will be expected to take on the role of a consultant in providing their expertise in the field of Public Relations to meet the needs or requirements of a real client from the industry.
7. PROJECT ROOM
This project room is equipped with 16 workstations for students to work on their assignments.
8. TV BROADCAST STUDIO
The million-dollar TV Studio is well equipped with broadcast studio cameras, digital consoles and lighting equipment specific for studio recording productions that are on par with international broadcasting industry standards. Besides hands-on training, students are groomed to develop essential skills from content developing to scriptwriting, casting, directing, producing and post-editing.

State-of-the-Art Facilities at Taylors University

Taylor's University Lakeside Campus encompasses a modern, functional design with state-of-the-art facilities together with lush greenery and its trademark 5.5 acre lake

Taylor’s University Lakeside Campus encompasses a modern, functional design with state-of-the-art facilities together with lush greenery and its trademark 5.5 acre lake

Taylor’s University Lakeside Campus encompasses a modern, functional design with state-of-the-art facilities together with lush greenery and its trademark 5.5 acre lake; striking a balance between form and function to embody Taylor’s University’s modern approach and perspective in premium education with an approach to holistic growth outside the classroom.

Surrounding the serene lake are buildings that house the academic wings and the commercial annexe that comprise of wide and spacious corridors, pleasing and rich landscapes and all in all, a sustainable and conducive environment for education. Besides, being visually comforting and naturally soothing, the overall design also enhances the air quality, both indoor and outdoor.

Taylor’s provides the necessary conducive environment for learning and development, to complement our quality academic programmes. Our campuses provide students with a comprehensive list of features and facilities to cater to our students’ learning needs and comfort during their years at Taylors University.

Service Facilities at Taylors University

Taylor's University Lakeside Campus

Taylor’s University Lakeside Campus

  • Career Services Centre
  • Computer Labs
  • Counselling and Psychological Services Centre
  • Experimental Theatre
  • Lecture Theatres
  • Library
  • Sick Bay
  • Sports and Recreation Centre
  • Student Life Centre
  • The Grand Hall
  • U-Residence
  • UniGym

Service Facilities:

Career Services Centre
This centre provides students with reference materials and information about occupations, corporations and career opportunities.


Computer Labs
For computer practical classes. Each lab has an average of 33 computers.


Library
1300-seater 4-storey library to suit students’ individual learning styles. The library is equipped with 24/7 study areas, discussion rooms, multimedia rooms, theatrette, computers, printing & photocopying facilities.


Sick Bay


U-Residence
Residence for students living on campus.


Sports and Recreation Centre
Multi-purpose courts (Futsal, netball, volleyball, basketball, cricket nets, tennis, dodgeball)


Student Life Centre
The Student Life Centre is a purpose driven centre devoted to provide a platform for Student Leaders and the student communities as a whole to engage in creative thinking, brainstorming of new ideas and implement the execution of these ideas.

The Centre features Discussion Hubs, a meeting room, independent study area and a Mini Events Zone. It is also where the TU Student Council office, Community Service Initiatives Volunteers office and International Student Services Centre are located.


The Grand Hall
1000-seater hall designed for campus events and activities such as convocations, examinations, exhibitions and gala dinners; as well as sports activities.


Lecture Theatres
Lectures and events are conducted in the hall which can seat up to 300 people.


Experimental Theatre
Suitable for stage performances (dramas and plays) and can be used for practice sessions. Equipped with stage, hi-tech acoustics and lighting systems. Seats surround the stage, providing a 360 degree view of performance.


UniGym


Counseling and Psychological Services Centre
A centre for students, staff and parents to receive counselling on various emotion related issues.

ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS

  • On Campus (U Residence @ Lakeside Campus)
    • Located in Taylor’s University, Lakeside Campus
    • This 6-storey building has 890 beds, 126 apartment units and 116 en-suites, all tastefully furnished
    • 24-hour multi-level security
    • Resident housemaster
    • Onsite maintenance support
    • Housekeeping services
    • Recreational areas
    • Learning spaces
    • Shuttle bus services
  • Off-Campus (Various Locations)
    • Units are located within the vicinity of the campuses
    • 24-hour security
    • Onsite maintenance support
    • Housekeeping services

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