What will I learn?

This is a comprehensive mass communication course with emphasis in digital media, research and psychology. Learn to use print, broadcast and digital media to their best effect: in branding and advertising, event management, journalism, media research, new media marketing, public relations, as well as video and audio production.

At DMC, authentic learning means you get to work closely with our industry partners to nurture your aspirations in the wide spectrum of media and communication. You will also get to apply Singapore Polytechnic’s Design Thinking methodology to real world projects.

With the course, you will:
Learn from the best in the media and communication industry through our master classes, networking sessions and mentorship programme. Branding legend Ian Batey, who was behind icons such as Raffles Hotel and Singapore Airlines, will personally mentor recipients of the prestigious DMC Batey Scholar Award.

Create real-world and award-winning campaigns at The Agency, an exclusive, integrated communication facility on campus. Hold media conferences and get your research work published by national and regional media. Our students have won accolades in national competitions such as the Crowbar Advertising Challenge.

Nurture your talents and aspirations and build your portfolio in SPACE, an out-of-classroom incubator that comprises a campus radio station, a writing club, a design group and a media research arm.

We open the door to a variety of rewarding career options in the media and communication industry including:
Advertising Executive
Brand Consultant
Communication Strategist
Corporate Communication Executive
Digital Consultant
Journalist
Media Planner
Media Producer
Public Relations Executive
Social Media Analyst

You may pursue a degree in communication, business, arts and social sciences, and other related courses. DMC graduates are accepted into degree programmes at local and overseas universities. Some of these universities grant generous exemptions and advanced standing to our graduates.

DMC graduates are highly employable, draw competitive salaries and some have been offered prestigious scholarships by the Media Development Authority, Nanyang Technological University and major media-related companies such as MediaCorp.

Which department am I in?

School of Communication, Arts and Social Sciences

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
SG$9,050.00 (4,95,890) per year
Total Fee payable for student who accepts tuition grant/year: S$ 9,211.11; Total Fee payable for student who rejects/ not eligible for tuition grant/year: S$ 26,226.21
Start date

Expected October 2021

Venue

School of Communication, Arts and Social Sciences

Singapore Polytechnic,

500 Dover Road,

139651, Singapore

Entry requirements

For international students

Applicants must have obtained the following qualification: GCE 'O' Levels, relevant Institute of Technical Education Higher NITEC (ITC/CBS) qualifications, or relevant Institute of Technical Education NITEC (NTC2) qualifications (with minimum GCE 'N' Level qualifications). A 'B' average overall would be minimally sufficient for candidates to make a competitive application. those from Integrated Programme (IP) Schools in Singapore who have completed the equivalent of Sec 4 as well as those who have graduated from IP schools can be considered for admission; eligibility is similar to GCE 'O' level; for those who have completed the International Baccalaureate Diploma, the entry requirements are minimum Grade 4 for English (1st Lang) except for Creative Writing for Television and New Media and Media and Communication courses where a Grade 5 (1st Lang) is required, minimum Grade 5 for Mathematics, minimum Grade 5 for relevant subject, overall aggregate should be at least 22 (based on 5 subjects including English, Mathematics and relevant subject); or equivalent qualification. Students from other countries should have country specific requirements equivalent to Singapore. Also they must fulfill the following English language requirements: TOEFL score of 550 (paper-based), 213 (computer-based) or 79 (internet-based); or IELTS (International English Language Testing System - overall minimum 6.0; for China qualifications 6.0 is also required for reading and speaking components), or passes English language entrance test.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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