Diploma in Mass Communication

Mass Communication Course 2017

Full-Time : 9 months
Part-Time : 12 months
Upon Request
TMC Academy


Mass Communication

About The Course

The Diploma in Mass Communication programme aims to provide students with the necessary theoretical knowledge in the interdisciplinary fields of mass communication, journalism, film, and multimedia as well as the practical aspects of these areas so as to provide career opportunities in the mass media, commercial, financial and information system sectors of the economy.

Course assessment:
Assessment of the modules includes assignments, projects, presentations, class tests, and/or practical tests.

Teaching and learning:
There will be a combination of guided studies, lectures, tutorials, seminars, film studio, presentations, projects, and computer laboratories sessions.

Foundation Modules

  • Strategies for Academic Success
  • Business Communication
  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Introduction to Mass Communication


Core Modules (select any three)

  • Foundations of Writing
  • Advertising and Public Relations
  • Web Production
  • Documentary
  • Media Communication and Technology
  • Introduction to Media
Local International
Age 16 years old at the point of start class
Academic Qualification Any of the following or equivalent:

  • Obtained at least a C6 at GCE O level in any 3 subjects
  • NITEC or Higher NITEC
  • Integrated Programme ( 3 passes at a level equivalent to Secondary 4 )
  • TMC Certificate in Tertiary Foundation Programme
Completed Secondary education or Year 9
English Proficiency Any of the following or equivalent:

  • At least a C6 at GCE O level English
  • Completed a prior Certificate or Diploma where medium of instruction is English
  • Pass an English online test and an interview with the Dean / HOD / designate
Any of the following or equivalent:

  • IELTS 5.0
  • TOEFL (Paper) ≥ 500
  • TOEFL (Computer) ≥ 175
  • TOEFL (Internet) ≥ 60
  • TOEIC ≥ 500
  • Completed a Certificate or Diploma where the medium of instruction is English
  • Attend and pass Certificate in English up to Advanced 1 level


Mature Candidates   ≥ 30 years old with 8 years of work experience

Administrative Fees
(New Student / TMC’s Existing / Local Transfer Student)
All fees subject to prevailing GST of 7%
All the course fees stated below are inclusive of course materials, examination fee and lab fee unless stated otherwise. Repeat fees and other administrative fees are listed in the Miscellaneous Fee List.

Application Fee

Fee Protection Scheme Fee
0.75% of (Course Fee less grant + Medical Insurance)
OR $25 whichever is higher

Medical Insurance Fee
$80 Per Course Per Year

Course Fee
Part-Time: $5,518


All fees indicated are in Singapore Dollars (SGD).