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undergraduate

Journalism Communication and Web Media Specialisation

BA(Curtin) - B-MASCOMS Bachelor of Communications
Location Curtin Singapore campus
Study method On-campus
Study mode Full-time or part-time
Intake February, July, November
Duration 16 months full-time (4 trimesters) or part-time equivalent

Journalism Communication: The study of journalism encompasses many of the most important areas for learning and discussion in the world right now: truth, fake news, freedom of speech, cancel culture, democratic structures, media literacy, and critical thinking. Students in the Journalism Communication Specialisation learn practical reporting skills such as research, interviewing, writing and presenting. They are introduced to contemporary multimedia journalism and learn how to report for audio, video and online.

Web Media: This specialisation provides a pathway to a career in the expanding field of web-based media and communications, from website creation to online community management. It emphasises social media and networking, and units combine practical components with core concepts to give you the necessary understanding and skills you need in the online environment.

 

Admission criteria

Qualifications

  • Successful completion of the Diploma of Arts and Creative Industries.
  • A recognised diploma in related field will be assessed for entry into the second year.
  • A local polytechnic diploma in related field will be assessed for entry into the third year.

Minimum English language entry requirements

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)    
Writing6.0
Speaking6.0
Reading6.0
Listening6.0
Overall band score6.5

Other notes

Local polytechnic diploma qualifications are accepted into the course.

View the full list of entry requirements.

Fees

Tuition fee for local students 
Total tuition feeS$25,600
Payable over four trimester instalments
Tuition fee for international students 
Total tuition feeS$36,592
Payable over four trimester instalments

All fees are inclusive of 7% GST. Fees listed are indicative and subject to annual increases.

View our fees and charges page for full details.

Career opportunities

This course can help you become a:

  • Journalist
  • Copywriter
  • Communications Officer
  • Web Communications Consultant
  • Social Media Advisor
  • Web Designer, Developer, Writer or Editor
  • Online Writer
  • Digital Content Creator

Credit for previous study

If you have previously studied in this field, you are encouraged to contact Curtin Singapore to discuss eligibility for Credit for Recognised Learning (credit for unit exemptions). A local polytechnic diploma in related field will be assessed for entry into the third year.

Course Structure

Credits needed to graduate: 400.
Each unit is 25 credits unless stated otherwise.

Trimester 3

Trimester 4

Trimester 5

Trimester 6

Units are not necessarily shown in the order studied. Units are subject to change.