Diploma in Interactive New Media

Diploma in Interactive New Media

Programme Intakes
January, April and August

June 2024 Open Day


Sunway Diploma in Interactive New Media

Modern-day problems call for modern-day solutions. In the digital age, there is an increasing demand for solutions to everyday problems. Sunway College’s Diploma in Interactive New Media 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 Highlights

Engage with industry
Practical and synergistic
Blend creativity, theory,
and practical skills
Proficiency in the latest
media platforms

Programme Details

Intakes January, April and August
Duration 2 Years
Assessments & Examinations Combination of exams and coursework


Entry Requirements

Pre-existing qualification


Pass with min. 3 credits (including English)


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
  • Communication Law and Ethics
  • Audio Video Production
  • Publication and Production Design
  • Print and New Media Editing
  • 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

  • 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 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.

Downloadable Materials

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

Sunway Diploma
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