The Master of Media and Communication (MMC) programme provides you with knowledge about the process of mass communication, the theories and methods needed to analyse and understand the media as social institutions, and trains you in critical analysis, strategic thinking and audience research skills. Through the MMC programme, media professionals will be equipped for leadership positions in management, planning and policy. The MMC programme also offers students the opportunity to travel to a country in the region to understand the media and communication landscape through an overseas study elective with leading partner universities.
The MMC programme commences each year in early August and is available in both full-time and part-time format. Students are required to complete 30 Academic Units (AU) to be awarded the degree within their candidature period.
Students have two options of study:
- Coursework and Dissertation
In this option, students take 4 core courses, 4 electives and an individual project on which the student must submit a dissertation. Students may require additional semesters for completion of their project.
- Coursework Only
In this option, students take 4 core courses and 6 elective courses.
Each module carries 3 AU while Dissertation carries 6 AUs. Students may graduate after completing the programme requirement from either option of study.
Candidates may choose between a full-time or a part-time programme. To be awarded the degree, students will need to complete their programme requirement within their candidature period and minimum Cumulate Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 2.50 at the completion of the programme of study.
To apply to the MMC programme, you need to meet these minimum requirements:
- A good Bachelor’s degree in any discipline
- At least one year of working experience
For undergraduate degree not awarded by an English-medium University or is awarded by an English-medium University but the language of instruction was not English, you must meet the English Language Proficiency Requirement (ELPR).