Project Description

Master of Corporate Communication

(N-DL/321/7/0197 (MQA/FA7193) 12/20)

Programme Synopsis

Statement of Programme Aims, Objectives and Learning Outcomes

  • The Master of Corporate Communication [MCC] degree is designed to produce corporate communication practitioners with advanced knowledge and practical skills, and competent with theoretical and practical skills in making decision and solving problems in real settings.
  • The MCC aims to produce graduates with advanced knowledge to equip them with managerial skills, and the ability to communicate critically, objectively and creatively by integrating knowledge derived from multi-disciplinary fields.
  • This programme is designed to produce graduates who can apply advances corporate communication theories and practical knowledge at workplace and accommodate themselves in various organisations especially in the area of corporate communication, and able to demonstrate excellent corporate communication skills in managing contemporary issues as well as in the fields of corporate communication.

The specific objectives of this programme are as follows:

  • To produce graduates with advanced knowledge and practical skills in the field of corporate communication.
  • To develop competent corporate communication practitioners with theoretical and practical skills to make decision and solve problem in real setting.
  • To produce graduates who are able to integrate knowledge derived from multi-disciplinary fields.
  • To produce the graduates with managerial skills such as planning, implementing, evaluating strategically and independently.

Justifications of Master of Corporate Communication Programme

  • The Master of Corporate Communication offered by OUM is aimed to meet the needs of future and current practitioners of corporate communication and professionals in media industry to a higher level of professionalism in this field.
  • It helps to fulfill the demand of the corporate communication and media industry needs in our society. Furthermore, the open and distance learning programme is a qualifying further training to produce more qualified communication and media practitioners to work in all sectors, such as in government agencies, media organisations, social institutions, NGO’s and corporate or private organisations.
  • It also provides an opportunity for those who are currently employed to be promoted to higher position either in public or private sectors.

Programme Facts

Language of Instruction Bahasa Melayu & English
Study Scheme Part- time
Mode of delivery 1.Self managed Leaning
2. Online Learning
3. Face to face sessions
Duration 2 years
MQA Accreditation MQA/PA 7193

Kemasukan Biasa
i. Sarjana Muda dengan kepujian dalam bidang Komunikasi atau Komunikasi Korporat dengan PNGK minimum 2.50 atau yang setara dengannya seperti yang diterima oleh Senat; atau
ii. Sarjana Muda atau yang setara dengannya dengan PNGK 2.50 atau kurang boleh diterima tertakluk kepada ujian kelayakan khas melibatkan 2 kursus : Introduction to Communication dan Principles of Corporate Communication.


Kemasukan APEL

  1. Warganegara Malaysia; DAN
  2. Calon hendaklah berumur 30 tahun dan ke atas pada tahun permohonan dibuat; DAN
  3. Mempunyai pengalaman bekerja/pengalaman pembelajaran terdahulu yang berkaitan; DAN
  4. Lulus Penilaian APEL bagi Sarjana (yang dikendalikan oleh OUM); DAN
  5. Memiliki kelayakan seperti berikut:
    • STPM / Diploma yang diiktiraf; Atau
    • Matrikulasi / Asasi / Foundation (nilai kredit 50-52 kredit ; nilai gred PNGK 2.00 dan ke atas ; tempoh pengajian sekurang-kurangnya setahun) ; Atau
    • A-Level (jumlah kursus minimum 3 ; nilai gred minimum E ; tempoh pengajian sekurang-kurangnya 18 bulan) ; Atau
    • International Baccalaureate Diploma (jumlah kursus minimum 6 kumpulan kursus dan 3 elemen wajib ; nilai gred minimum 24 point dan ke atas ; tempoh pengajian sekurang-kurangnya 2 tahun).

Normal Entry
i. Bachelor degree with honours in Communication or Corporate Communication with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or its equivalent as accepted by Senate; or
ii. Bachelor degree or its equivalent with CGPA of 2.50 or below, is acceptable subject to a special qualifying test involves two courses: Introduction to Communication and Principles of Corporate Communication.


APEL entry

  1. Malaysian; AND
  2. The candidate should be more than 30 years of age in the year of application; AND
  3. Relevant work experience / prior experiential learning; AND
  4. Pass the APEL Assessment (Aptitude Test, Portfolio & Interview) conducted by OUM; AND
  5. Possess the following qualification:
    • STPM / Recognised Diploma; Or
    • Matriculation / Foundation (credit score 50-52 credits; CGPA grade 2.00 and above; minimum study period of one year); Or
    • A-Level (minimum of 3 courses; minimum grade E; duration of study at least 18 months); Or
    • International Baccalaureate Diploma (minimum of 6 courses and 3 required elements; minimum grade of 24 points and above; duration of study at least 2 years).


  1. The provisional offer of admission will be revoked if the candidate:
    1. Fails to submit evidence of qualification within the stipulated date; or
    2. Does not meet the entry requirements of the University.
  2. Entry requirements are subject to change as stipulated by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency.
Year 1 Year 2
Sem 1 RM3,756 RM5,634
Sem 2 RM3,756 RM3,756
Sem 3 RM5,634 RM2,504
Total RM25,040

* Fees applicable to Malaysians and Permanent Residents only.
* International students are required to pay registration fees of RM1,000 and an additional 20% for the tuition fees.
* The University reserves the right to revise the fees without prior notice.

Discount for the Physically Challenged Learners (OKU) and Senior Citizens

The University offers 50% discount for:

  • Senior citizens aged 60 and above on registration date; and
  • Physically challenged learners – a valid Orang Kelainan Upaya (OKU) is required.

These discounts are for subject fees only and are not applicable for research and other fees. The discounts are also not valid for second time registration and repeating of subjects.

Learners who receive this discount are not entitled to other discounts and promotions.


Processing fee:

  • RM50 (Malaysian) & RM100 (International Students)

Re-registration fee of RM220 per semester is chargeable for extension of Masters Projects

Financial options:

  • EPF (Account 2); or
  • Education or Personal Loan from commercial banks; or
  • HRDF (subject to employer’s eligibility); or

Payment Mode:

  • JomPAY; or
  • Internet Banking; or
  • Debit/Credit Card.

University Courses

Core Courses
Advanced Corporate Communication
Organisation and Business Management
Communication Law
Corporate Reputation and Brand management
Digital Strategy for Corporate Communication
Issues and Crisis Management
Advanced Communication Theory
Corporate Social Responsibility
Social Science Research Method
Corporate Media Relations
Integrated Marketing Communication
Professional/Research Paper (1/2)
Professional/Research Paper (2/2)
DR. MOHD. SAFAR BIN HASIMProgramme Director
Tel (Office) :
603 7801 2196

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