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Mass Communication, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #11 (QS) ,
The Master of Mass Communication (MMC) Programme is designed for those intending to pursue a career in the communication industry. The curriculum exposes students to theory, research and practice and demonstrates how these can be applied to the workplace. The programme offers two streams: Media studies, and strategic communication with an emphasis on Singapore and Asia.


Tailored to help prepare working professionals land leadership positions, the programme has since seen many of our graduates have assume leadership positions in the industry.

The MMC programme commences each year in early August, and the minimum candidature is one academic year, while the maximum is four academic years.

Full-time students may choose to take on an intensive programme of five courses per semester and complete the programme in two semesters (one academic year). To enhance their learning, they are, however, encouraged to spread out the number of courses taken each semester.

Part-time students may take up to three courses per semester. Most part-time students complete the programme in four semesters.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communication, Technology & Society
  • Communication Research
  • Media Law, Ethics & Policy
  • Media Management
  • Media & Marketing
  • Public & Promotional Communication Issues & Strategies
  • Campaign Design, Implementation & Evaluation
  • Regional Communication Issues
  • Public Opinion & Persuasion
  • Strategic Advertising Management

    Detailed Programme Facts

    • Programme intensity

      You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

      • Full-time duration 12 months
      • Average part-time duration 24 months
      • Intensity Flexible
    • Languages
      • English
    • Delivery mode
      On Campus

    English Language Requirements

    You only need to take one of these language tests:

    • Minimum required score:


      The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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    • Minimum required score:


      The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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    • Minimum required score:


      The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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    Academic Requirements

    General Requirements

    Applicants seeking admission to the MMC Programme must have at least one of the following qualifications:
    • A good Bachelor's degree in communication studies or its equivalent from a recognised university, and at least one year of relevant working experience.
    • A good Bachelor's degree in other fields of study from a recognised university, and at least two years of relevant working experience working experience.
    • In addition, foreign students from Universities whose medium of teaching is not in English, an English proficiency test e.g. TOEFL, IELTS, etc. is required.

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      17000 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 17000 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
    • National

      17000 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 17000 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
    We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
    • Part-time: $8500 per Academic Year

    Living costs for Singapore

    • 1878 - 3880 SGD/month
      Living Costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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