Diploma in Communication

Diploma in Communication (DCOMM)

Programme Intakes
January, April, August




with Industry Specialists



and Synergetic Learning



In all spheres of work, communication skills are more important than ever. The Diploma in Communication (DCOMM) was designed to furnish students with necessary knowledge and contemporary skills for a global career in communications. It prepares students for careers in the high-demand fields of advertising, corporate communication, public relations, marketing, and broadcasting.


Programme Details

Intakes January, April and August
Duration 2 Years
Assessments + Coursework Combination of exams and coursework


Entry Requirements

Pre-existing qualification Grade
SPM / O-Level Pass with min. 3 credits (including English)
UEC  Pass with min. 3 Bs (including English)
Other Equivalent Qualifications
  • Pass in any qualification equivalent to Certificate (Level 3, MQF)
  • Must be accredited by MQA

English Language Requirement

*For International Students only

IELTS - Minimum Band 5.0 OR equivalent

Choice of Subjects

Year 1

Students will learn the following subjects in the first year
  • Introduction to Mass Communication
  • Communication Theory and Practice
  • Communication Psychology
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Principles of Corporate Communication
  • Principles of Public Relations
  • Media, Culture and Society
  • Graphic Communication
  • Principles of Journalism
  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Principles of Advertising and Design
  • Video Production
  • English for Academic Purposes


Year 2

Students will learn the following subjects in the second year
  • Communication Law and Ethics
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Organisation Communication
  • Media Planning and Management
  • Persuasive Communication
  • Publication and Production Design
  • Writing for Mass Media
  • Integrated Marketing Communication
  • Advertising and Promotion
  • Basic Photography
  • Introduction to Film Studies
  • Internship


MOHE General Studies

Students must pass these MOHE General Studies

For Local Students

  • Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A (applicable to students who did not sit for SPM or did not obtain a Credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu) OR Creativity and Innovative Thinking Skills (for students who have a Credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu)
  • Moral Education OR Islamic Studies
  • Kursus Integriti dan Anti-Rasuah (KIAR)
  • Education for Sustainability Development
  • Community Service

For International Students

  • Malay Language for Communication 1
  • Creativity & Innovative Thinking Skills
  • Moral Education
  • Integrity and Anti-Corruption
  • Education for Sustainability Development
  • Community Service


Progression Pathway

Career Opportunities

With DCOMM, graduates can explore careers across various industries, which include business, marketing, public relations, corporate communications, broadcasting, advertising and human resources.

Pursue a global career in communications as a:

  • Advertising, Promotion & Marketing
  • Announcer
  • Brand & Corporate Communication
  • Strategist
  • Copywriter
  • Customer Relations Manager
  • Editors & Writers
  • Journalist, Bloggers and Vloggers
  • Media Planner
  • Public Relations Executive
  • Web & Social Media Executive

Scholarship Scheme

Students who are interested in pursuing our Diploma Studies or degree programmes in Sunway College and are seeking financial aid can click here for more information.

Special Scholarship 2024

Our exclusive Special Scholarship awaits students who are taking SPM 2023 and IGCSE (June 2024 exam sitting)! Click here to apply now with your trial results and extra-curricular activities!



Downloadable Materials

Detailed information about the Sunway Diploma programme can be found in the Sunway Diploma Studies brochure.

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