Nurturing Innovative Global Leaders

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF COMMUNICATION

International program of communication educates students with a basic concept of “communication for empowerment”, where alumni is expected to not only be able to compete globally, but also be able to empower themselves and their communities in a climate of rapid and accelerating global change. This basic value directs learning in this program to three basic concepts, namely critical, innovative, and creative, based on theoretical and practical abilities, with a global perspective.

PROFILE OF GRADUATES & PROFESSIONAL

Graduates of the International Program Communication UII are communication science graduates who are able to become communication researchers, media developers or communication programs, who have the spirit of empowerment based on Islamic values, Indonesian culture, and global vision.

Professions or jobs that can be handled by alumni are lecturers, researchers, R & D staff, public relations, corporate communications, journalists, screenwriters, production houses, media planners, media entrepreneurs, and other related professions.

CURRICULUM

International Program Communication UII has four specific areas of interest, namely public relations, journalism, media studies, and creative media. This program is taken for 4 years (8 semesters), with a total credit of 144 credits. In each semester, students will take 20-24 credits, which are divided into 6-8 courses (one course weighs 3 credits). The main learning method is student centered learning which emphasizes the active participation of students in the learning process.

EXCELLENCE

International Program (IP) is an international class which uses a foreign language (English) as the language of instruction. International Program in Communication UII has a variety of supporting activities designed to help students adapt learning environments in university and improve academic skills through matriculation program (Bridging Program) as well as series of Character Building Programs that aim to strengthen the students’ non-technical skills to be able to compete in global world (global leadership). IP UII students also have the opportunity to access international mobility activities with UII’s partner universities abroad, such as student exchanges, global experience, and more.

The advantage of this international program is that the global experience that each student will take at least once during the study period, for example in the form of student exchange, international internship, international community services, international research collaboration, international conferences, short courses, or other forms.

Another advantage is the formation of student character through the Character Building Program which consists of leadership training and briefing of additional materials through Bridging Programs, such as language skills, intercultural skills, and global networking.

In addition, the International Program Communication UII also has an annual program in the form of the “Annual Summer Program“, which collaborates with universities in ASEAN and in other countries. For the first year (2018), the program is titled “Passage to ASEAN Photography Workshop & Competition: Humanature in South East Asia (Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand)” in collaboration with Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), Hatyai University, P2A and sponsored by Nikon.