Master of Mass Communication


Programme Structure

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.