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International Communication Studies with Performing Arts (Hons)

The University Of Nottingham Malaysia

36 months
7407 EUR/year
6106 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The School of Media, Languages and Cultures from The University Of Nottingham Malaysia offers the three-year Honours degree programme in International Communication Studies with Performing Arts (Hons).


The International Communication Studies with Performing Arts (Hons) degree from The University Of Nottingham Malaysia will train you in the theories and realities of local and international media and communication, enabling you to develop the analytical, creative, practical and problem-solving skills needed to succeed in our globalised society.


Graduates from the School of Media, Languages and Culture have entered roles in prominent organisations and companies with above-average starting salaries. Career paths in these fields include advertising account executives, copywriters and creative roles, news editors, journalists and reporters. 

Our graduates have gone on to positions and roles such as film producer, journalist, advertising creatives, marketing, and corporate communications. Our graduates are found in companies such as Astro Radio, MalaysiaKini, BFM, Marie Clare, Leo Burnett, Ogilvy & Mater, BBDO, and iFlix. 

Other career options include arts or heritage administration and management, the civil service, diplomatic or embassy work and government service, non-governmental organisations, politics and think tanks. The list continues with roles in consultancy, human resources, management and recruitment within the international business environment. SMLC graduates have worked in UNHCR, Royal Bank of Scotland, Ferrero Rocher, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (Singapore), International Schools and publishing houses.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Culture and Society 
  • Beginners French, German, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin or Spanish (full year)
  • Global Music Studies
  • Literature and English Drama
  • Media and Communication Theory
  • Intermediate French, German, Japanese, Korean, Madarin or Spanish (full year)
  • Music in Film

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Level BBC, excluding critical thinking and general studies
  • IB Diploma 28 points with 5,5,4 at Higher Level
  • STPM B+B+B, excluding Pengajian Am
  • UEC 1 A and 4 B3s, excluding Bahasa Malaysia and Chinese language
  • SAM or other Australian matriculations  ATAR 82 (consideration to be made based on relevant subjects)
  • Canadian Ontario Grade 12 Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) 77% average based on 6 subjects (consideration to be made based on relevant subjects)
  • Diploma - Other Institutions Acceptance to the second year is on a case by case basis (and at the discretion of the School) but normally would require an overall GPA of 3.3 (out of 4) or 70% and above (consideration to be made based on relevant subjects), and previous studies must meet the prerequisite requirements to the programme

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    7407 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7407 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • National

    6106 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6106 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • Malaysian – RM29,100 per year, 
  • Non-Malaysian – RM35,300 per year

Living costs for Kuala Lumpur

2210 - 3815 MYR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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