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Advanced Diploma in Mass Communications*

About the Course
Course Curriculum

*The Programme is under teach-out, currently not recruiting new students

 

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Objectives

  • To equip participants with the necessary knowledge and pre-requisites needed to pursue an undergraduate programme in Mass Communications
  • To develop the analytical, planning, and communicative abilities of participants
  • To enhance the effectiveness of participants' practical skills and techniques through action-based training

 

Assessment Methods

Modules will be assessed through a combination of coursework and examinations depending on the individual module objectives. The proportion of marks attributed to coursework and final examinations is subject to the discretion of individual lecturers and varies according to different modules.

Graduation

Students who successfully complete the programme will be awarded with the Advanced Diploma in Mass Communications awarded by MDIS.

Testimonials

Mr Oliver Sayson
MDIS Graduate 2012, Advanced Diploma in Mass Communications

"The Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS) has a very established School of Media and Communications with a solid branding that I am very assured of. The lecturers are highly qualified, passionate in what they do and often share anecdotes about the work experiences."

Extracted from Xross Roads - Guide to Diploma, January 2012

 

 

 

Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS)

The Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS), founded in 1956, is Singapore's oldest not-for-profit professional institute for lifelong learning. MDIS has two subsidiaries: Management Development Institute of Singapore Pte Ltd (MDIS Pte Ltd) to oversee its Singapore academic operations, and MDIS International Pte Ltd to further its globalisation strategy.

 

Structure and Professional Practice of Print Media

To introduce students to the impact, function, development and effects of the print media in the contemporary world.

Media Ethics and Law

To introduce students to the legal and ethical aspects of Publishing and Broadcasting.

Advertising: Strategic Planning & Management

To introduce students to all facets of the advertising profession.

Structure and Professional Practice of Broadcast Media

To introduce students to the impact, function, development and effects of the electronic media in the contemporary world.

Mass Media Research

To introduce students to the fundamentals of mass communication research methods and the application of such research in mass media.

Public Relations: Strategic Planning & Management

To introduce students to the current policies and procedures in the practice of public relations.

Graduation Project

As part of the requirement for successful completion of the Advanced Diploma in Mass Communications programme, all course participants will have to undertake a graduation project.

Profile of lecturers and their respective teaching modules

The average lecturer/student ratio is 1 : 40 (lecture)

The average lecturer/student ratio is 1 : 40 (tutorial)

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QUICK INFORMATION
Duration of Course | Full-time: 6 months, Part-time: 9 months
Award | ADVANCED DIPLOMA


CONTACT DETAILS  

Local students:
+65 6247 9111 / 6372 1000

International students:
+65 6796 7660

 

Local Enquiries
etc@mdis.edu.sg
+65 6247 9111
ib@mdis.edu.sg
+65 6278 8000
International Enquiries