Why Study Mass Communication @ TMC Academy

1. Stay Industry-relevant

TMC Academy Industry Advisory Board (IAB) is formed by external industry members, to mainly facilitate the review and continuous improvement of the curriculum, and monitor current industry practice and future trends. This practice guides the school to equip students with industry-relevant skills.

2. Gain Plenty of Learning and Networking Opportunities 

  • Our strong partnerships with companies provide a platform for students to work on industry projects, allowing them to apply theory on real projects.
  • Our Student Chapter membership with Institute of Public Relations of Singapore (IPRS) allows students to benefit from the institution’s extended professional network.
  • Students are invited to attend industry workshops and events to gain valuable insights from the industry experts, learning beyond the classroom.

3. Attractive Progression Routes to an International Degree
Our Higher Diplomas are well-articulated to a number of partner universities, with opportunities for an overseas internship.

  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Media and Journalism, University of the West of England (UK)- final year
  • Bachelor of Communication, Western Sydney Australia (Aus) – final year
  • Bachelor of Arts, Monash University (Aus)- 2 years
  • Bachelor of Public Relations and Communication, Griffith University (Aus) – 1.5 years

The course duration is subject to the specific course, study mode, exemptions, university calendar, etc.

Contact us for more details.

Programmes offered at TMC Academy

Intake Course Name Duration
Upon Request Diploma in Mass Communication Full-Time : 9 months
Part-Time : 12 months
January / March / April / June / July / September / November Higher Diploma in Mass Communication Full Time: 14 months
Part Time: 18 months


Our partner universities recognize and accept TMC Higher Diploma certification for direct entry with credit exemptions into their on-campus bachelor degree programmes*.

*Do check with our course consultants on articulation details.

Association with Institute of Public Relations of Singapore (IPRS)

About Institute of Public Relations of Singapore (IPRS)

IPRS is a self-regulating accreditation body that sets international benchmark standards for Public Relations professionals in Singapore.

Launched in 2000, the IPRS Accreditation Scheme is a distinctive recognition for PR professionals who have demonstrated strategic thinking, broad knowledge and experience in the field, and at the same time exhibited high standards of professionalism, commitment to the profession and code of ethics.


Institute of Public Relations of Singapore (IPRS) Student Membership

The objectives for IPRS-TMC Student Chapter are as follows:

  • To provide students who participate in the student chapter (“student members”) with a platform for learning and experience with IPRS
  • To enhance student members’ participation and student development in the PR industry
  • To establish possible internships with established PR and media firms in Singapore
  • To gain advice and mentorship from IPRS, and to create opportunities for student members to attend networking events
  • To enable student members to gain insight into the PR and Media industry
  • To enable student members to explore their own potential as individuals and as professionals in the PR and Media industry
  • To work with IPRS mentors such as practitioners, educators and advisors who can provide guidance to student members

To read more about IPRS, please visit http://iprs.org.sg/

Students Testimonials