Diploma in Mass Communication

Mass Communication Course 2017

Full-Time : 9 months
Part-Time : 12 months
January / March / May / July / August / October
TMC Academy


Mass Communication

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.

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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
  • Animation for Digital Production
  • Legal and Ethical Issues for Journalists
  • Introduction to Screen Theories


Course Assessment

Examinations, assignments, projects, presentations, class tests, and/or practical tests.


Graduation Requirements

Students who successfully complete and pass the modules stipulated in the course structure will be awarded the ­Diploma in Mass Communication from TMC Academy.

16 years old

Academic Qualification
Any of the following:

  • Obtained at least a C6 at GCE O level in any 1 subject
  • NITEC or Higher NITEC
  • Integrated Programme (1 passes at a level equivalent to Secondary 4)
  • TMC Certificate in Tertiary Foundation Programme

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

16 years old


Academic Qualification
Completed Secondary Education or Year 9


English Proficiency
Any of the following:

  • IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL (Paper) ≥ 500 or, TOEFL (Computer) ≥ 175 or, TOEFL (Internet) ≥ 60 or, TOEIC ≥ 500
  • Completed TMC Certificate in Tertiary Foundation Programme
  • Completed a prior Diploma where the medium of instruction is English
  • Attend and pass Certificate in English up to Upper Intermediate A level


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

For course fees and other related questions, kindly consult our program advisers for more details.