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What will I learn?

The Master of Science in Communication Management conducted by Singapore Management University (SMU) is South-East Asia’s only university degree in corporate communication.

In the programme, communication professionals will learn to:

  • Learn how communication contributes to shaping strategic management by understanding the business functions of finance, strategy, marketing and accounting.
  • Learn to analyse key strategic communication and management issues facing organisations.
  • Learn to make data-based decisions by using data analytics and the latest scientific evidence.
  • Manage communication with diverse stakeholders and across different media platforms.

Module Description

  • Cross Cultural Communication
  • Investor and Business Communication
  • Corporate Reputation
  • Research Design and Analytics
  • Digital Engagement
  • Strategic Corporate Communication
  • The Science of Behaviour Change
  • Digital Marketing
  • Corporate Branding
  • Media Relations
  • Business Foundational Course: Strategic Management
  • Business Foundational Course: Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Business Foundational Course: Marketing Management
  • Business Foundational Course: Finance
  • Capstone Project: Solving A Corporate Communication Challenge

Which department am I in?

Lee Kong Chian School of Business

Study options

Full Time (12 months)

Tuition fees
SG$48,150.00 (27,18,803) per year
Registration fee: SG $500

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

9 January 2023


Lee Kong Chian School of Business

Singapore Management University,

50 Stamford Road,

178899, Singapore

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have: Good undergraduate degree. A good score in GMAT or SMU Admissions Test. TOEFL/ IELTS is required if the medium of instruction of your undergraduate studies was not in English. It must be taken within the last 2 years at the time of submitting your application.

For international students

The Master of Science in Communication Management Programme welcomes students who fulfil the following admission requirements to join us.

  • A good bachelor’s degree from a recognised university in any field of study
  • A good score in the SMU Admission Test or GMAT/GRE* (Please click here to view the SMU Admission Test Factsheet)
  • Minimum working experience (post-Bachelor's degree) of 2 years (full-time track)
  • A good TOEFL/IELTS score is required if your degree was not taught in English

Application deadline: October 2022 (Final deadline) All applications based on rolling admissions.


About Singapore Management University (SMU)

QS Stars Asian University Rankings awarded Singapore Management University 5-star ratings for overall excellence and employability.

  • Recognised as a world-class research institution
  • Master of IT in business - in top 2 in Asia & 14th globally
  • MSc in wealth management - 1st in Asia and 3rd globally
  • 90 per cent of MBA graduates secured an internship in 2020

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