Diploma in Mass Communication

Mass Communication Course 2017

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

Categories

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.

Age
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

 

English Proficiency
Any of the following:

  • At least a C6 at GCE O level English
  • Completed TMC Certificate in Tertiary Foundation Programme
  • Completed a prior Diploma where medium of instruction is English
  • Pass an English online test and an interview with the Dean/HOD/designate

 

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

Age
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 (or previously, Advanced 2 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.