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Higher Diploma in Mass Communication

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The programme is designed to help develop students’ analytical techniques and problem solving skills, enabling them to evaluate evidence, arguments and assumptions in the field of mass communications. 


The Higher Diploma in Mass Communication programme provides students with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the interdisciplinary fields of mass communications, including Journalism, Film, and Multimedia.


Upon completion of this programme, students may apply for further studies at overseas universities.*

*Subject to University approval


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Full Time: 9 months
Part Time: 12 months
2-3 times per week
 

INTAKE:

Feburary / March / April / May / June / July / August / September / October / November

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Core Modules

  • Foundations of Writing

  • Advertising and Public Relations

  • Web Production

  • Documentary

  • Media Communications and Technology

  • Introduction to Media

  • Global Culture

  • Media, Popular Culture and Entertainment

  • Film Studies

  • Film Production

  • Media Representations

  • Researching Media


Course Assessment

Essay, group project, presentation & examination.

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Age

17 years old


Academic Qualification

Any of the following or equivalent:

  • Obtained at least an E at GCE A level in any 2 subjects

  • TMC Diploma/Foundation Diploma

  • International Baccalaureate Diploma (at least 24 points)

  • NUS High School Diploma

  • Polytechnic Diploma

  • Diploma (in Accounting / Business / Management / IT / Computing / Hospitality / Psychology) from Private Education Institutions (assessed on a case by case basis)


English Proficiency


  • At least a C6 at GCE O English

  • Completed a Diploma or equivalent where medium of instruction is English

  • Pass an English online test and an interview with the Dean/HOD/designate


Mature Candidates

Mature Candidates of ≥30 years old with 8 years of work experience may be admitted in lieu of academic qualification



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Age

17 years old


Academic Qualification

Completed High School or Year 12 Any of the following or equivalent


English Proficiency


  • IELTS 6.0 or TOEFL (Paper) ≥ 547 or TOEFL (Computer) ≥ 210 or TOEFL (Internet) ≥ 78 or TOEIC ≥ 780

  • Other qualifications equivalent to High School or Year 12 where the medium of instruction is English

  • Attend and pass Certificate in English up to Upper Intermediate B level

  • Attend and pass EAP Level 3 with final score >60%


Mature Candidates

Mature Candidates of ≥30 years old with 8 years of work experience may be admitted in lieu of academic qualification 




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Full-Time

Course Application Fee: $100.00


Course Fee

Tuition Fee: $7,600.00


Other Mandatory Fee

Assessment Fee: $1,300.00

Course Material Fee: $600.00

Medical Insurance: $160.00

Fee Protection Scheme (FPS) Fee: $72.45


Total Course Fee Excluding Application Fee: $9,732.45


Note:

  • Fees indicated are in SGD and exclusive of GST.

  • All information stated is accurate and effective as at 15 January 2024.


Part-Time

Course Application Fee: $100.00


Course Fee

Tuition Fee: $7,600.00


Other Mandatory Fee

Assessment Fee: $1,300.00

Course Material Fee: $600.00

Medical Insurance: $160.00

Fee Protection Scheme (FPS) Fee: $72.45


Total Course Fee Excluding Application Fee: $9,732.45


Note:

  • Fees indicated are in SGD and exclusive of 9% GST.

  • All information stated is accurate and effective as at 15 January 2024.

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Full Time:

Course Application Fee: $400.00


Course Fee

Tuition Fee: $13,500.00


Other Mandatory Fee
Assessment Fee: $1,400.00

Course Material Fee: $600.00

International Student Admin Fee: $650.00

Medical Insurance: $160.00

Fee Protection Scheme (FPS) Fee: $122.33


Total Course Fee Excluding Application Fee: $16,432.33


Note:

  • Fees indicated are in SGD and exclusive of 9% GST.

  • The International Student Admin fee is waived if they progress to the next course.

  • All information stated is accurate and effective as at 15 January 2024.

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