Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Media Production |

Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Media Production

Media Production
Making movie is a new trend in Malaysia. KDU Penang’s BA (Hons) in Media Production degree program delivers an in-depth knowledge and practical skills on film making and multimedia production including scriptwriting, sound recording, animation, visual and sound effects, post production, etc.
 
Why study Media Production?
KDU Penang’s BA (Hons) in Media Production degree program emphasizes the quality of content and story-telling elements in the process of media production. Students will acquire latest industrial standard’s practices through engagement with our industrial partners in guest lecture sharing sessions, talks, field trips to production house, real world projects of assignments, live show presentation and final year project. In addition, students will work as intern in related industry for future career development.

The program will be validated by the reputable Lincoln School of Film & Media from University of Lincoln in UK with dual award arrangement.
 
This degree programme provides a pathway to:
  • Postgraduate Study: This programme prepares you with a solid foundation in film studies to enable you to pursue a Master’s degree in screen or communication studies.
  • Career opportunities: Film Director, Scriptwriter, Art Director, Film Producer, Co-producer, Post Production Supervisor, Dialogue Editor, Screenwriter, Casting Director, Audio Describer, Greensmen, Composer, Director of Photography, Foley Editor or Film Sales Agent.
Dual Award title:
KDU Penang University College AwardUniversity of Lincoln Award
BA (Hons) in Media ProductionBA (Hons) Media Production (Dual Award)
*Graduates will receive an award and transcript from both institutions
Graduates of a dual award degree programme receive a degree award from both KDU Penang University College and our partner university. A dual award degree programme constitutes completion of a single programme of study and is differentiated from a double –degree.
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Program Structure
Year 1
  • Introduction to Mass Communication
  • Writing and Referencing
  • Digital Photography
  • Media Culture and Society
  • Public Speaking
  • Introduction to Public Relation
  • Communication Theories
  • Sociology Studies
  • Digital Graphics and Layout
  • Online Technology
  • Print Production
Year 2
  • Video Production
  • Media Strategy Planning
  • Sound Recording
  • Web Development
  • Social Entrepreneurship Skills
  • Media and Communication Laws
  • Post Production
  • Screenplay and Scriptwriting
Year 3
  • Visual and Sound Effects
  • Animation
  • Screen Appreciation
  • Final Production Project 1
  • Practical Training
  • Holistic Professional Development
  • Creative Thinking
  • Communication and Media Research
  • Social Responsibility
  • New Media Advertising and Marketing
  • Final Production Project 2
MPU SUBJECTS
Local
  • Hubungan Etnik
  • TITAS
  • IELTS Preparatory Course
  • Ethics & Moral 3
  • Holistic Professional Development
Foreign
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2
  • Pengajian Malaysia 3
  • IELTS Preparatory Course
  • Ethics and Moral 3
  • Holistic Professional Development
Career Options
  • Film Director
  • Scriptwriter
  • Art Director
  • Film Producer
  • Co-producer
  • Post Production Supervisor
  • Dialogue Editor
  • Screenwriter
  • Casting Director
  • Audio Describer
  • Greensmen
  • Composer
  • Costume Designer
  • Director of Photography
  • Foley Editor
  • Film Sales Agent
Study Route
Fees & Intakes
INTAKE DATES
  • 15 Jan
  • 18 Jun
  • 10 Sep
  • 22 Oct
ESTIMATED FEES
MALAYSIAN STUDENTS
  • RM67,270
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
  • RM73,520
Fees will depend on their commencement dates


 
Minimum Requirements
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONMINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENT
*STPM2 Principal Passes and Credit in English at SPM level
*GCE ‘A’ Level Minimum Standard
2 Principal Passes (EE) and Credit in English at SPM/O-Level

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
*UEC5 Credits (Min B6) and Credit in English at SPM/UEC level
*Foundation/MatriculationMinimum Standard
Pass with CGPA ≥ 2.00 and Credit in English at SPM/UEC level

Dual Award Required Standard
Pass with CGPA ≥ 3.00
Australian Matriculation/ FoundationMinimum Standard
ATAR score of 55
 
Dual Award Required Standard
ATAR score of 70
Diploma Recognised Diploma with CGPA ≥ 2.00 and Credit in SPM/O-Level/UEC English or;
 
Diploma Media and Communication (Credit in SPM/ O-Level/UEC English is not required)
*Remarks
The above candidates without a Credit in English may be admitted if the above qualification contains subject in English and its achievement is equivalent or above the minimum requirement at SPM level.
English Proficiency Requirement
LocalYear 1
Dual Award
 Minimum StandardRequired Standard
 MUET Band 2; orMUET Band 4; or
 IELTS Band 5; orIELTS Band 6
(with no component below 5.5); or
 TOEFL
CBT (180) / IBT (57)
TOEFL
CBT (220) / IBT (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 English Credit (Min C); or
  • 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)
International StudentsYear 1
 Single Award
Minimum Standard
Dual Award
Minimum Standard
 MUET Band 3; orMUET Band 4; or
 IELTS Band 5; orIELTS Band 6
(with no component below 5.5); or
 TOEFL
PBT (410) / IBT (34)
TOEFL
CBT (220) / IBT (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 English Credit (Min C); or
  • 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)