DIPLOMA IN ENTERTAINMENT ARTS

KPT/JPS (FA 1210) 01/22

Delve into the exciting world of entertainment.

Whether students dream of taking the stage and captivating the audience with their performance, directing an award-winning show or even managing the brightest talents in the industry, this programme is the perfect starting point.

KDU’s Diploma in Entertainment Arts ensures students are exposed to a variety of roles such as singing, dancing, acting and management skills to make them all-rounded talents. This vibrant programme offers hands-on experience with industry professionals who will teach and guide students how to brand, position and market themselves so they may steer their own career in this highly competitive space.

The great thing about our programme is that it prepares students for work in today’s entertainment industry. Students will be guided to expand on existing talents and amass an impressive portfolio even before graduation. They will be exposed to opportunities to attend workshops and seminars, to undertake practical projects such as concerts and arts festival participation, as well as of idea pitching to executives.

Upon programme completion, students may continue to KDU’s communication and media studies undergraduate programme, or to Queensland University of Technology in Australia.
 
Programme Structure
DURATION
2 years
PROGRAMME LOCATION
KDU University College, Utropolis Glenmarie
YEAR 1
  • Introduction to Contemporary Film Industry
  • Introduction to Entertainment Industry
  • Critical Thinking and Reading Skills
  • Public Speaking Skills
  • Media, Culture and Society
  • Communication Law
  • Navigating Hollywood
  • Writing and Referencing Skills
  • Technopreneurship
  • Introduction to Singing and Composing Music
  • Acting and Performance on Stage (Acting Lab 1)
  • Acting for the Camera
YEAR 2
  • Photo Communication
  • Multimedia and Web Development
  • Entertainment Marketing
  • Acting Lab 2
  • Movement & Dance
  • Directing Lab
  • Playwright’s Lab
  • Internship
  • Performance Showcase
MPU
  • Malaysia Culture and Life
  • Pengajian Malaysia 2 (Malaysian Students)
  • Bahasa Malaysia Komunikasi 1 (International Students)
  • Personal Development Planning
  • Co-Curricular Activities and Community

Notes :
Bahasa Kebangsaan A is compulsory for all Malaysian students
  • without a credit in SPM Bahasa Malaysia.
  • without SPM Bahasa Malaysia (applicable to students from UEC, O Level, or other equivalent programmes)
Study Route
Fees & Intakes
2017 INTAKE DATES
  • 9 Jan
  • 27 Mar
  • 11 May
  • 4 Sep

 
ESTIMATED FEES
  • RM40,510 (MALAYSIAN STUDENT)   

  • RM45,210 (INTERNATIONAL STUDENT)
*Terms and Conditions Apply
*Instalment Payment Plan Available

INSTALMENT PAYMENT PLAN

Programme

No. of
Semesters

No. of Instalments
Per Semester

Maximum No.
of Instalments

Foundation in Arts

3

3

9

Foundation Studies (Art and Technology)

3

3

9

Diploma in Mass Communication

5

3

15

Diploma in Entertainment Arts

6

3

18

Diploma in Entrepreneurial Design

6

3

18

Bachelor of Communication

8

3

24

Entry Requirements
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONMINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENT
  • SPM / O Levels :
Pass with min. 3 Credits
  • UEC :
Min. 3 Credits
Any other qualifications deemed equivalent by the Ministry of Education, Malaysia (or as stated in the Document Senarai Nilai Taraf Kelayakan Akademik, Malaysian Qualifications Agency)Pass (Subject to review and approval of certified transcripts)
ENGLISH REQUIREMENT
Local Student :Pass (SPM / 1119 / UEC / O Levels examination) / Min. score of Band 4 in MUET
International Student :Band 5.5 in IELTS; or a score of 196 (computer-based) or 69 (internet-based) or 525 (paper-based) in TOEFL
*If English language requirements are not fulfilled, additional English module(s) may be taken at KDU University College.
STUDENT TESTIMONIALS
Brandon Liu Jia Tar
Brandon Liu Jia Tar
Diploma In Mass Communication
Lecturer, KDU University College
Graduated 2010
My journey with KDU University College began with me enrolling for the Diploma in Mass Communication in 2008.
EVENTS CALENDAR
May
11
KDU Hatch Up (Phase 2)
Date :
11 May – 10 July 2017
Time :
8am – 5.30pm
Venue :
KDU University College, Utropolis, Glenmarie
Jun
17
Road to 60's: I Am Malaysian
Date :
17 June – 19 September 2017
Time :
11am – 10.00pm
Venue :
KDU University College, Utropolis, Glenmarie