Do you enjoy telling stories and engaging people in conversation? Do you like working in a dynamic environment that involves big ideas and constant change?
The Diploma in Mass Communication (DMC) shapes students into effective communicators by equipping them with the skills to succeed in journalism, public relations and marketing.
This programme will provide you with a strong foundation of knowledge across all media platforms, including print, broadcast, and digital, as well as the know-how to tailor messages to specific audiences.
In DMC, you can choose between two specialisation tracks:
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Whether careers in the media industry, or degrees in Mass Communication, Journalism, Public Relations, and Media Studies, DMC will help you get there.
Our unique problem-based learning (PBL) approach in tackling real challenges from industry trains students who are:
DMC graduates can look forward to exciting careers in the media and creative industries. You will be well placed to take on roles such as:
MEDIA AND CREATIVE INDUSTRY
Check out our
graduate gallery to read more about them.
Our graduates have gone on to further their studies in local or overseas universities. Visit our
university partners to find out more about opportunities for further studies when you graduate from DMC. Here’s a snapshot of some of the current pathways we have.
To find out more about how you get into DMC, visit
Republic Poly's Admissions page.
Want to find out more about the school that offers this diploma? Then drop by the
School of Management and Communication's* homepage now!
*Note: A merger of the Centre for Culture and Communication, and the Centre for Innovation and Enterprise from 1 October 2012.
The course structure consists of general, discipline, and specialisation modules. There is also an industry orientation component.
Each module is equivalent to four modular credits (MC).
B102 Organisational Behaviour
C111 New Media Communication
G101 Cognitive Processes and Problem Solving
G107 Effective Communication
G905 Life Skills
B310 Public Relations and Media
M202 Media Writing
M203 Effective Presentation Skills
M204 Cross Cultural Communication
M205 Research Methods
M206 Media Law and Ethics
M207 Media and Society
M242 Visual Communication
M311 Broadcast Journalism
M312 Writing for Digital Media
M314 Editorial and Feature Writing
M333 Communication Strategies for Event Management
T202 Art of Story
T257 Single-Camera Production
Choose one out of two specialisation options listed below.
Option 1: Journalism
M350 Media Practicum (Journalism)
Option 2: PR and Marketing Communication
M332 Campaigns and Advertisement Design
M351 Media Practicum (Public Relations and Marketing Communication)
M390 Portfolio Development
M931 Industry Immersion Programme (20 MC)
Select 1 module from the list below:
H220 Introduction to the Event Industry
M313 Development Journalism
Obtain a total of 4 modular credits from the prescribed range of freely-chosen modules offered by the schools in RP.
For a full listing of entry requirements, please click here.
To graduate with a Diploma in Communication and Information Design, you must complete a total of 124 modular credits. You should be able to do this within three years of enrolment if you successfully complete on average five modules, or its equivalent, per semester.
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