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Higher Diploma in Mass Communication
(E-Learning)

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The Higher Diploma is intended to impart 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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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 (JUR106)

  • Advertising and Public Relations (MAR110)

  • Web Production (ANM101)

  • Documentary (FLM101)

  • Media Communication and Technology (MED110)

  • Introduction to Media (MED101)

  • Global Culture (MED203)

  • Media, Popular Culture and Entertainment (MED210)

  • Film Studies (FLM201)

  • Film Production (FLM202)

  • Media Representations (MED204)

  • Researching Media (MED202)

Course Assessment

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

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Minimum Age Requirement:

17 years old


Academic Entry Requirements

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)

  • Completed High School/ Year 12

English Entry Requirement:

Local students:

  • At least a C6 at GCE O level 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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Minimum Age Requirement:

17 years old


Academic Entry Requirements

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)

  • Completed High School/ Year 12

English Entry Requirement:

International Student:

Any of the following or equivalent:

  • 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


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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