REGULATION FOR THE DIPLOMA IN MEDIA AND JOURNALISM (2017)
1. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
An applicant must:
a) be a graduate of any NUS Foundation Program,
b) be a mature aged student with at least 3 years relevant and current work experience, who must provide the following documentation:
• Three (3) relevant/current official written references from previous and current media employers
• Certificates (relevant/current) from any media related trainings or workshops previously attended.
c) Any other equivalent programme approved by the Head of Department.
NUS Statute on Recognition of Prior Learning/Credit (2015)
NUS Regulation for Recognition of Prior Learning/Credit and Recognition of Current Competence applies.
2. MODE OF STUDY
Full time or Part-time
Not less than four semesters
4. PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
Students must pass all pre-requisite courses prior to progressing to the next stage of courses in the programme.
A student must pass sixteen (16) courses including one (1) work attachment (TJL231). TJL120, TJL121, TJL125, TJL126, TJL127, TJL128, TJL129, TJL224, TJL225, TJL227, TJL228, TJL229, TJL230, TJL231, HCS185, TCS101,
Final Year students who have completed 14 out of 15 courses have to take five (5) weeks of work experience attachment with any broadcast media or any media related office assigned by the Head of Department.
5. PROGRAMME LOAD
Four or five courses per semester. An overload has to be approved and signed for on the Enrolment Form by the Dean or the Dean’s nominee.
6. PROGRAMME REQUIREMENTS
To be awarded with a Diploma in Media and Journalism, a student must pass sixteen (16) courses including (1) one work attachment (TJL231) as specified in 4 above.
7. These regulations are effective from 1 January 2018.