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 or equivalent:

  • Obtained at least a C6 at GCE O level in any 1 subjects
  • 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 or equivalent:

  • 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 or equivalent:

  • IELTS 5.0
  • TOEFL (Paper) ≥ 500
  • TOEFL (Computer) ≥ 175
  • TOEFL (Internet) ≥ 60
  • 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 Advanced 1 level

Mature Candidates

≥ 30 years old with 8 years of work experience

Course Fee
Part-Time: $5,518

 

Administrative Fee
(New Student / TMC’s Existing / Local Transfer Student)

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

$107.00

Fee Protection Scheme Fee

0.75% of (Course Fee less grant + Medical Insurance) OR $25 whichever is higher + prevailing GST of 7%

Medical Insurance Fee

Course duration less than 12 months: $85.60
Course duration more than 12 months: $171.20

 

All fees indicated are in Singapore Dollars (SGD)