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Diploma in Media and Communications

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This programme is designed to provide students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of mass communication. It offers students media production skills needed to work in the radio and television production field. Students will also gain an understanding in other fields such as management, marketing, and business ethics.

Progression Pathway

Upon successful completion of this Diploma programme, graduates can advance directly into Bachelor of Communication by The University of Newcastle, Australia and Year 2 of the Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Media and Communications by Coventry University. Possible programme completion in 16 months.

Programme Structure

Programme Duration

The programme can be completed within 12 months for both full-time pathway.

Programme Structure

This programme consists of 8 modules, amounting to a total of 320 contact hours for the full-time pathway.

Assessment and Examination

Assessment of this programme may include assignments, tests, projects and final examinations.

Programme Outline

Core Modules

  • Mass Communications
  • Written and Speech Communication
  • Principles of Journalism
  • Management
  • Marketing Communications
  • Business Ethics

Elective Path 1

  • Sound and Radio Production
  • Television and Film Production

Elective Path 2

  • Radio News Writing
  • Television News Writing

The delivery of modules may not follow the sequence as shown and is subject to change.


Mode of Delivery



Requirements for Graduation

Upon successful completion of all required modules.



January, April, July and October

Admission Criteria

Local Student Admission

Admission Requirements

The minimum entry requirements are:

  • 2 GCE 'A' Levels; OR
  • PSB Certificate in Business Management; OR
  • Mature candidates (≥30 years old with 8 years work experience); OR
  • Candidates with other qualifications will be considered as case-by-case basis

International Student Admission

For more information on international students' entry requirements, please click here.


Local Student

Full-time Pathway (Local Admissions)
Total Programme Fee: S$6,420.00*

* All fees inclusive of 7% GST and may be subject to change annually
* Programme fee excludes textbooks

International Student

Total Programme Fee (International Admissions):

Total Programme Fee: S$11,042.40*

* All fees inclusive of 7% GST and may be subject to change annually
* Programme fee excludes textbooks

Local Applications

How to Apply

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International Applications

How to Apply

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