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The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (SKMM)

This instirution  is entrusted with the role of promoting and regulating the communications and multimedia industry and to enforce the communications and multimedia laws in Malaysia.

SKMM was established in 1998 pursuant to the provisions of the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission Act 1998 (MCMCA).

SKMM implement and promote Malaysian  Government's policy objectives for the communications and multimedia sector.

SKMM also oversees the new regulatory framework for the converging industries of telecommunications, broadcasting and on-line activities, in accordance with the Malaysian policy objectives set out in the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998 (CMA), as well as postal services and digital certifications.

Faculty of Information Technology and Multimedia Communication

The faculty currently offers courses leading to the Bachelor of Multimedia Communication with Honors, Bachelor of Information Technology with Honors, Bachelor of Information Technology & Management with Honors and Diploma of Information Technology.

Each course is designed to cater for a career in Information Technology, Multimedia and Communication and to equip with the various aspects of mass and human communication theory and practice.

Graduates of these 4 courses are open to a wide range of job opportunities in the fields of Information Technology, Multimedia and Communication at the supervisory, administrative or first line management level.


Core Subjects

Mathematics for Information Technology
Basic Concepts of Information Technology
Computer Programming & Databases
Object-Oriented Programming
Project & Statistics
Algebra, Function and Geometry
Introduction to Boolean Algebra and Algorithm
System Analysis and Design

Elective Subjects

Human-Computer Interaction
Marketing & Management Information System
Intelligent Systems
Algorithm & Theory of Computer Science
Introduction to Multimedia Technology
Computer Organization & Operating Systems
Network Programming
Language Processing Techniques
Financial Information System
Principles of Economics & Management
Visual and Web Programming
Multimedia Application Programming
Strategic Information System
Financial Accounting


Core Subjects

Statistics & Marketing
Strategic Management
Object-Oriented Programming
Computer Programming
Business & Company Law
Business Research Method
Human Resource Management
Financial Management & Accounting Information System
Basic Concepts of Information Technology
Organizational Behavior & Development
Management Information System
Strategic Information System
System Analysis and Design
Business Communication &  Research Method


Core Subjects

Basic Concepts of Information Technology
Information Technology, Media and Society
Project & Communication Theory
Web and Visual Programming
Fundamentals of Communication
Research Methodology and Data Analysis
Fundamentals of Multimedia Technology


Web Broadcasting


Core Subjects

Web & Visual Programming
Basic Concepts of Information Technology
Computer Programming
Mathematics for Information Technology
Skills & Information Sharing
Introduction to Logic and Set Theory
Data Modeling and Analysis

Elective Subjects

Basic Electronic & Logic Design
Multimedia Technologies Multimedia Softwares
Introductory Marketing Introductory Management
Object-Oriented Programming
System Analysis & Design
Introduction to Microeconomic
Introduction to Macroeconomic

Duration of Study

The Bachelor Degree takes 4 academic years (12 semesters) to
complete. The maximum period for completion is 8 academic
years (24 semesters) while the Diploma course takes 3½academic
years (10 semesters) to complete, the maximum period for
completion is 6 academic years (18 semesters).


Fees for the Bachelor Degree courses is RM 150* per one credit hour.
The fees for the Diploma course is RM120* for one credit hour. The
total amount that a student needs to pay for a particular semester
will depend on the number of credit hours taken during that semester.

The entry requirements for the Bachelor Degrees:

1. Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (Malaysian Certificate of Education) with credits in any three (3) subjects, AND

2. Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (Higher School Certificate) with two (2) principles, OR
OUM Certificate of Foundation Studies, OR
Certificate of Matriculation from an IPTA, OR
Teaching Certificate from Teachers Training College, OR
Diploma from an IPTA or IPTS.

The entry requirements for the Diploma course:

1. Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (Malaysian Certificate
of Education) with credits in any three (3) subjects.

Financial Sources

1 - National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN)
2 - Employee's Provident Fund (EPF), Account 2
3 - Study Loan
4 - Easy and Flexible Installment Scheme (0% Interest Rate)


Application is open throughout the year for all programmes. However, intakes are on a semester basis in January, May and September Application Procedures

1) Complete the OUM application form (Application form can be obtained from OUM website)

2) Enclose the following:

a- Processing fees of RM25 in the form of bank draft or postal order made payable to UNITEM Sdn. Bhd.
b- 2 sets of certified IC copies, all academic certificates and transcripts

There are more than 24,000 students enrolled in OUM programs.

OUM’s vision is to be a leader and innovator in open learning.

  • To be the leading contributor in democratizing education
  • To develop quality education through multi mode learning technologies
  • To develop and enhance learning experiences toward the development of a knowledge-based society


For enquiries:

OPEN UNIVERSITY MALAYSIA (Universiti Terbuka Malaysia)

Tel: 603-2773 2047 / 2056 / 2057 / 2058 / 2066 / 2737
Fax: 603-2697 8852

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