Course outline

At IUMW, our main business is providing you with quality and globally relevant education in Professional Communication. Our Master of Arts (Professional Communication) programme has been tailored to empower our students with analytical and synthesising skills of up to date practices in the communication and media industry that includes social media, integrated marketing communication, media convergence and digital culture.

Programme modules

Semester 1

• Communication Theories

• Professional Communication

• Media Management

• Social Media or Brand Management

Semester 2

• Intercultural Communication

• Communication Research Method

• Graduate Research Project 1

• Advertising or Public Relations

Semester 3

• Graduate Research Project 2

• Media Law & Ethics

• Media Convergence & Digital Culture


  • Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Fee breakdown

The price shown is in Malaysian Ringgit

Malaysian students

  1. 1st year - RM 19, 900
  2. 2nd year - RM 8, 500

International students

  1. 1st year - RM 27, 700
  2. 2nd year - RM 11, 000

Entry requirements 

Malaysian Students

• A Bachelor's Degree with CGPA of 2.5 and above

• A Bachelor's Degree with CGPA of 2.5 below (at least FIVE (5) year of working experience)

• Other qualification approved by the University Senate

• Pass IUMW English Placement Exam

International Students

• A Bachelor’s Degree in Professional Communication, Communication, Mass Communication, Media Studies or any equivalent qualifications with

• CGPA of 2.5 and above with at least ONE (1) year of working experience

• CGPA of 2.49 and below with at least THREE (3) years of working experience

• Professional qualification(s) from approved professional bodies

• Other qualification recognized by the Government of Malaysia approved by the University Senate

• Pass IELTS with Band 6 or better

• TOEFL (paper) with a minimum score of 600

• Pass IUMW English Placement Exam


We are excited that you are applying to the International University of Malaya-Wales. Throughout the application process, please read all instructions carefully. You will need to prepare the following documents for your application:

  1. Verified copies of your academic qualifications
  2. Evidence of English language proficiency
  3. A copy of your MyKad or the identification page of your passport

Additional notes

  1. Fees are subjected to change, for international student may have to refer to latest exchange rates.
  2. Additional cost my incurred depending on situation (Accommodation, laboratories equipment/materials, etc.)
  3. Encourage to study and research laws in Malaysia, as a Muslim majority country, it is advisable for international students to understand our country's strict rules and culture. 
  4. English is used as a teaching medium and a widely spoken language in Malaysia, if the requirements are not stated in the university webpage, advisable to contact the university's authority for further information about English requirements or English Entry Requirements.
  5. For scholarship opportunities, please browse through our webpage to find out local and international opportunities. 
  6. Encourage to visit for deeper and more information.


Main Campus:

  • Administration Wing, 1st Floor, Block A, City Campus, Jalan Tun Ismail, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Hotline: 1700-81-4869 
  • General Line: (603)-2617 3000 
  • Enquiry: (603)-2617 3131