Higher Education in Malaysia → OUM Distance Learning →
53 OUM learning centers in Malaysia
8 in Sabah
5 in Sarawak
40 over in West Malaysia :
Sarawak Learning Centre, Princess Garden, Jalan Kuching Serian
Open University Malaysia Sarawak
Sibu Learning Centre, Open University Malaysia
C/O Institut Methodist Pilley
Jalan Lily, P.O. Box 760, 96008 Sibu, Sarawak.
Tel: 084 - 338 543 / 313 342
Fax: 084 - 349 625
Miri Learning Centre, Open University Malaysia
Lot 993 & 994, King’s Commercial Centre, Blk 10, Jln Miri-Bintulu, 98000 Miri, Sarawak.
Tel: 085 - 430 300 / 428 611 / 428 911
Fax: 085 - 430 511
Open University Malaysia,
9 1/2 Mile, Princess Garden, Jalan Kuching Serian,
93250 Kuching, SARAWAK
Ms Hamimah Kipli
H/P : 012 – 734 3144 Tel : 082 – 450 602
Fax : 082 – 575 602
IPG KTAR Learning Centre
c/o Institut Pendidikan Guru Kampus Tun Abdul Razak,
Jalan Dato Mohd Musa, 94300 Kota Samarahan, SARAWAK
Sibu Learning Centre
c/o Institut Methodist Pilley, Jalan Lily
PO Box 760, 96008 Sibu, SARAWAK
En. Cyprian Dines @ Cyprian Bay
H/P : 012-8884105
Tel : 084-338543 / 313342
Fax : 084-349625
E-mail : email@example.com
Miri Learning Centre
c/o Lot 993 & 994
King’s Commercial Centre, Blk 10, Jln Miri-Bintulu
98000 Miri, SARAWAK
Mrs Adriana Sapis
H/P : 016 – 8723277
Tel : 085 – 430 300 / 428 611 / 428 911
Fax : 085 – 430 511
IPS Learning Centre
c/o Institut Perguruan Sarawak
Jalan Bekam, 98009 Miri, SARAWAK
Open University Malaysia (OUM), Sarawak campus
Associate Professor Dr Frank Kiong,
Director of OUM’s Sarawak Regional Learning Centre
Undergraduate programme in Communication
Bachelor (with Honors) in Communication.
The programme spread over five years and conducted on the first and third weekend of the month at its centre at Mile 9, Kuching-Serian Road.
Specially designed to cater to the needs of working adults, especially those in the media or communication industry, who do not have the time to pursue the full-time degree course at a university.
Subjects offered include :
Introduction to Social Sciences,
Introduction to Communication,
Principles of Corporate Communication,
Integrated Marketing Communication,
Media Appreciation and Critical Analysis,
Politics and the Media,
Communication Research Methods,
Communication Law and Ethics,
News writing and reporting,
Editing for print and electronic media,
Principles of Advertising and
Case studies of Corporate communication.
All the subjects in the programme are accredited under the Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA), with the approval number MQA No:KA9493. Lecturers and tutors for the programme are drawn from among those with sound academic training in the relevant disciplines and vast experience in the media industry.
The Bachelor of Communication (BComm) is designed to produce graduates with comprehensive knowledge that informs, moves, creates and shapes the world of communication.
Students will be exposed to a broad-based learning experience, encompassing nearly all major aspects of communication such as journalism, advertising, broadcasting, corporate communication and public relations. The programme would also develop the learner’s ability to apply communication techniques critically and objectively in real-life situations.
OUM adopts a blended learning mode, which combines face-to-face tutorials with virtual learning and self-managed learning based on prescribed modules. The mode provides flexibility to learning, especially for adult students who are generally busy with their jobs during week days.
On funding for their studies, several channels or sources are
available and these are
PTPTN education loan
Scholarship from OUM for those with CGPA of 3.67 and above on a semester-basis.
The Sarawak campus of OUM came into operation in 2001 with an initial intake of less than 300 students. By 2009 it has 5,000 students spread across all the faculties.