Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Communication with Psychology

Faculty of Communication, Media & Broadcasting JPT/BPP(U)1000-801/36Jld.7(40)

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).

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Year 1
Semester 1 Semester 2
Communication Theories Communication in the New Economy
Writing Skills for Communicators Fundamentals of Organisational Behaviour
Introduction to Psychology Social Psychology
Introduction to Sociology Media Psychology
Intro to Web Technology Select One:
Malaysian Studies or, Co-Curriculum 1 (Performance, Community Service, Sports or Event Management) Moral Studies
  Islamic Studies
  Co-Curriculum 2 (Performance, Community Service, Sports or Event Management)
Year 2
Semester 3 Semester 4
Media Law and Ethics Media Audience Studies
Consumer Behaviour Communication Technology
Cognitive Psychology of Mass Communication Psychology of Personality
Principle of Public Relations Organisational Psychology
Elective: Select One Corporate Communicaton
Public Relation Communication Elective: Select One
News Writing & Reporting 1 Managing Publicity & Media Relations
Select One: News Writing & Reporting 2
Bahasa Kebangsaan A Global Classroom
Bahasa Kebangsaan B  
Co-Curriculum 3 (Performance, Community Service, Sports or Event Management)  
Year 3
Semester 5 Semester 6
Communication Research Methodology Dissertation
Entrepreneurship Community Psychology
Psychology of Communication Strategic Marketing
Personnel Psychology Internship
Elective: Select One Elective: Select One
Public Relations Management International Public Relations
Feature Writing International Relations Studies

* Mata Pelajaran Umum (MPU) subjects will be introduced from February 2014 onwards as part of government requirement.

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