Mass Communication

Nanyang Technological University

12 months
15069 USD/year
14334 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Master of Mass Communication (MMC) Programme offered by Nanyang Technological University 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. 


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 Master in Mass Communication programme offered by Nanyang Technological University 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.

Career Opportunities

Employment is available with the private sector and government institutions, both in Singapore and around the globe.

Some job titles include:

  • Corporate Communications Manager/Director/Executive
  • Communications & Events Manager/Director/Executive
  • Communications & Outreach Manager/Director/Executive
  • Account Manager/Director/Executive
  • Brand & Marketing Manager/Director/Executive
  • Branding & Promotions Manager/Director/Executive
  • Media & Communications Manager/Director/Executive
  • Publicity Manager/Specialist/Executive
  • Social Media Manager/Director/Executive

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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other 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

    15069 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15069 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    14334 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14334 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

19500 S$ National

20500 S$ International


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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