Year 2 Entry
Students who meet the admission criteria for Year 2 will enter the programme with one-year advanced standing which commence in the month of July and end in 24 months’ time. They must successfully complete 8 modules each in Year 2 and Year 3 studies and attain a total of 192 credits to graduate.
Year 3 Entry
Students who meet the admission criteria for Year 3 will enter the programme with two-year advanced standing which commence in the month of July and end in 1 year’s time. They must successfully complete 8 modules and attain a total of 96 credits to graduate.
The modules taught in Year 2 study are as follows:
- COMM2438 Communication and Social Relations*
- COMM2439 Professional Writing
- COMM2447 Specialist Public Relations
- COMM2440 General News Reporting
(Pre-requisite: COMM2439 Professional Writing)
- COMM2448 Client Relationships
- GRAP2461 Understanding Advertising Media
- COMM2294 Strategic PR Planning
- COMM2282 Modern Asia*
The modules taught in Year 3 study are as follows:
- COMM2441 Communication Histories and Technologies*
(Pre-requisite: COMM2438 Communication and Social Relations)
- COMM2449 Complementary Skills for PR Practitioners
- COMM2286 Mass Media in Asia
- COMM2292 Sex and Gender in Asia
- COMM2443 Communication Debates and Approaches*
(Pre-requisite: COMM2441 Communication Histories and Technologies)
- COMM2278 Asian Cybercultures
- GRAP2462 Advertising Professional Practice 1
- COMM2444 Adventures in Asian Popular Culture*
(Pre-requisite: COMM2292 Sex and Gender in Asia)
*These modules are taught by RMIT lecturers (intensive mode) while the rest are taught by Singapore-based lecturers (normal mode).
For module details, click here.
RMIT University reserves the right to change the curriculum
Minimum number of students for class to commence:
Year 3 entry is 35.
Year 2 entry is 25.
In the event that the above minimum number is not met, the intake will not commence.
We will inform you 30 days before class commencement.
The maximum allowed period for a student to complete the programme is 3 years for one-year advanced standing entry and 1.5 years for two-year advanced standing entry. There will not be any refund should the student fail to complete the programme within the maximum allowed period.
A module taught in intensive mode is typically covered over a period of 2 weeks, usually taken by RMIT University faculty members. Lessons are normally conducted 4-5 times a week. The total contact hours per module is 36 hours.
A module taught in regular mode is typically covered over a period of 10-12 weeks, usually taken by local lecturers. Lessons are normally conducted 2-3 times a week. The total contact hours per module is 36 hours.
The teaching hours are as follows:
Weekdays : 7.00pm – 10.00pm
Saturdays : 9am – 5.30pm
All lectures are fully taught in Singapore and students are not required to travel to Australia.
Classes will be held in SIM Headquarters, 461 Clementi Road unless otherwise stated.