Last Updated: 20 Feb 2019
MSc (Multimedia Journalism)
The aim of the programme is to enhance the students’ knowledge and comprehension, and skills in both multimedia journalism and its management disciplines in order for them to create synergy between these two which can then be applied in their daily practices.
The objectives of the MSc. Multimedia Journalism are as follows:
- to produce graduates with an in-depth knowledge in multimedia journalism who are competent to conduct independent and systematic research;
- to produce excellent and distinguished graduates with a focus on multimedia journalism approach; and
- to produce graduates who have acquired an understanding of competent multimedia management and its development, including all changes and dynamics of the field.
Currently, Master of Science (Multimedia Journalism) is offered in one mode:
Dr. Sabrina Mohd Rashid
Tel: +604-928 5815
The Master of Science (Multimedia Journalism) by coursework is a 40-credit-hour programme which comprises of the following:
PROGRAMME STRUCTURE- (A) Coursework
COMPULSORY COURSES (13 CREDIT HOURS) SMMJ5013 Multimedia Journalism Theory and Management SMMJ5023 Advanced Writing for Multimedia Journalism SMMJ5043 Multimedia Newsroom Management SMMJ5064 Online Journalism Research Methods CORE COURSES (6 CREDIT HOURS) SMMJ5033 Advanced Video Journalism SMMJ5053 Advanced Online Journalism ELECTIVE COURSES (9 CREDIT HOURS) Choose any THREE (3) courses from the list below: SCCG5423 Media Ethics and Law SCCG5433 Broadcast Journalism SMMJ5063 Internet and Democracy SCCG5453 Seminar in Media and Journalism RESEARCH PROJECT (12 CREDIT HOURS) SMJZ69912 Project Paper