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Certificate in Media and Communications

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Certificate In Media and Communications will provide students with the foundation knowledge in the interdisciplinary fields of Media and Communication, Business Communication, and New Media as well as the practical aspects of these areas in order to provide career opportunities in the areas of advertising, public relations and marketing industries, film and television industries, radio, newspaper, government services and teaching.  

At the end of this programme, students will be able to:

  1. Understand the fundamental workings of the mass media
  2. Obtain skills which are of relevance to a widerange of careers in the field of Media and Communication
  3. Develop a basic understanding of media production skills to be applied in production-related industries or creative departments
  4. Equip students with basic communication skills to communicate ideas clearly and concisely


Progression Pathway

Upon successful completion of this programme, students can gain entry into the following:

Awarded by PSB Academy:


Programme Structure

Programme Duration

The programme can be completed within 6 months for full-time.

Programme Structure

This programme consists of 4 modules, amounting to a total of 160 contact hours for full-time pathway.

Assessment and Examination

At the commencement of each module, students will be provided the assessment mode and weightings for the module. Most modules have several points of assessment, which may include assignments, tests, projects and final examinations.

Programme Outline

  • Foundations of Communication Studies
  • Effective Communication Skills
  • Business Study Skills
  • Introduction to Media Productions

The delivery of modules may not follow the sequence as shown and is subject to change.


Full-time:February, April, July, October



Programme Details

Contact Hours

Full-Time: 160 hours

Maximum Candidature Period

Full-Time: 12 months

Delivery Mode

Lectures, tutorials and project assignments will be conducted within PSB Academy's City Campus.  

Minimum Number of Students Before a Class Commences

Minimum 25 students are required before commencement of classes. 

Admission Criteria

Local Student Admission

Admission Requirements

  • 1 GCE ‘O’ level or equivalent; OR 
  • Mature candidates (≥ 30 years old with 8 years work experience); OR
  • Candidates with other qualifications will be considered as case-by-case basis

Language Proficiency 

  • GCE 'O' level English (grade 1 to 7); OR
  • IELTS score of 5.5; OR
  • PSB Academy's Certificate in English Proficiency programme; OR
  • PSB Academy English Proficiency Test; OR
  • An equivalent English language qualification

International Student Admission


Local Student

Full-time Pathway:

Total Programme Fee : $2,247.00*

Part-time Pathway:

Total Programme Fee : S$1,883.20*

* All fees inclusive of 7% GST and may be subject to change annually
* Programme fee excludes textbooks 
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Certificate in Media and Commucations holders will enjoy a 10% rebate if they progress to a Diploma programme within a year. Terms and conditions apply. 

Financial Aid / Available Grants

Please click here to view financial aid and available grants.

International Student

Programme Fees (International Admissions): $3,745.00*

* All fees inclusive of 7% GST and may be subject to change annually
* Programme fee excludes textbooks
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