Diploma in Interactive New Media

Diploma in Interactive New Media (DINM)

Programme Intakes
January, April and August
JPT/BPP (K) (N/213/4/0350/PA11722) 03/24



with Industry Players


and Synergetic Learning



Modern-day problems call for modern-day solutions. In the digital age, there is an increasing demand for solutions to everyday problems. The Diploma in Interactive New Media (DINM) creates modern-day storytellers that are able to communicate different ideas and messages across different mediums and go on to become highly-sought after within the industry.

Programme Details

Intakes January, April and August
Duration 2 Years
Assessments & Examinations 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
  • New Media and Communication Technology
  • Fundamental of Web Design
  • Introduction to Mass Communication
  • Communication Theory and Practice
  • Basic Photography
  • Graphic Communication
  • Writing for Mass Media
  • Principles of Advertising and Design
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Principles of Corporate Communication
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Principles of Public Relations
  • Persuasive Communication
  • Global English


Year 2

Students will learn the following subjects in the second year
  • Audience Analysis for New Media
  • Contemporary Issues in Digital Content
  • Strategic Communication in Crisis
  • Management
  • Print and New Media Editing
  • Audio Video Production
  • Communication Law and Ethics
  • Publication and Production Design
  • Advertising and Promotion / Emerging Trends in Advertising
  • Organisation Communication
  • Media Planning and Management
  • Media, Culture and Society
  • Internship


MOHE General Studies

Students must pass these MOHE General Studies

For Local Students

  • Appreciation of Ethics and Civilisation
  • 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)
  • Community Service
  • Moral Education OR Islamic Studies OR Education for Sustainability Development

For International Students

  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi
  • Creativity & Innovative Thinking Skills
  • Community Service
  • Moral Education 
  • Education for Sustainability Development

Progression Pathway

Career Opportunities

With DINM, graduates will be able to secure and excel at exciting entry-level positions within the digital media industry.

  • Advertising Designer
  • Brand & Corporate Communication
  • Customer Relation, Promotion & Marketing
  • Graphic Designer
  • Media Planner & Event Crew
  • Multimedia Design & Development
  • Production Crew
  • Visual & Interactive Media Designers
  • Web & Media Social Executive
  • Web Editor & Writer

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.

Downlodable Materials

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

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