Awang Had Salleh Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Master of Science (Multimedia Journalism)

INTRODUCTION

The program aims is to enhance the students’ knowledge and comprehension, and skills in both multimedia journalism and its management disciplines in order for them to create synergy between these two, which can then be applied in their daily practices.

Master of Science (Multimedia Journalism) is offered in two modes:

 Coursework

 Coursework and Dissertation

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE - (A) Coursework

The Master of Science (Multimedia Journalism) by coursework is a 40-credit-hour programme which comprises of:

MODE OF STUDIES

COURSES

CORE COURSES
(19 CREDIT HOURS) 

SMMJ5013 Multimedia Journalism Theory and Management

SMMJ5023 Advanced Writing and Reporting for Multimedia Journalism

SMMJ5033 Advanced Video Journalism

SMMJ5043 Multimedia Newsroom Management

SMMJ5053 Advanced Online Journalism

SMMJ5064 Online Journalism Research

ELECTIVE COURSES/ APPLICATION COMPONENTS 
(9 CREDIT HOURS) 

Choose any 3 courses from the following courses: 

SCCG5423 Media Ethics and Law

SCCG5433 Broadcast Journalism

SMMJ5063 Internet & Democracy

SCCG5453 Seminar in Media and Journalism

PROJECT PAPER 
(12 CREDIT HOURS) 

SMJZ69912 Project Paper 

 

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE- (B) Coursework and Dissertation

The Master of Science (Multimedia Journalism) by coursework and dissertation is a 49-credit-hour programme which comprises of:

MODE OF STUDIES

COURSES

CORE COURSES 
(13 CREDIT HOURS) 

SMMJ5013 Multimedia Journalism Theory and Management

SMMJ5023 Advanced Writing and Reporting for Multimedia Journalism

SMMJ5043 Multimedia Newsroom Management

SMMJ5064 Online Journalism Research

DISSERTATION 
(36 CREDIT HOURS) 

SMJZ69936 Master’s Dissertation

 

 

 

 



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Awang Had Salleh Graduate School of Arts and Science (AHSGS),
Universiti Utara Malaysia,
06010 UUM Sintok,
Kedah Darul Aman, MALAYSIA.

Tel : +604-928 5299
Fax : +604-928 5297

Email: ahsgs@uum.edu.my

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Thursday: 8.00 am to 3.30 pm
Lunch Time: 1.00 pm to 2.00 pm
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