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Curtin University Singapore

Singapore , Singapore ,Singapore

Bachelor of Communications (Top-Up) in Journalism and Marketing

Journalism: Learn print and broadcast journalism theory and practice. Learn how to communicate effectively, produce news and current affairs material for print and electronic media and the legal and ethical rules that govern the profession. You will learn the professional aspects of journalism practice, the history and economics of the media, social and ethical issues, together with a theoretical understanding of media law and regulation.

Marketing: This stream introduces you to the key skills and knowledge needed for successful marketing. It is a dynamic area that involves helping businesses differentiate themselves from their competitors to gain a competitive edge. It is about understanding who businesses should be targeting, then working out how they can persuade their target audience to buy their product or service. The Marketing stream will provide you with an understanding of how marketing works, consumer behaviour and will give you the chance to explore specific aspects of marketing, including:

international marketing
internet marketing
anticipation of demands for products, services and ideas
analysis behind the behaviour of competitors and customers
product design
promotion
pricing
distribution strategies.

Intakes

  • Feb
  • July
  • Nov

Application Processing Time in Days: 28

Application Process

More Information Required
10 Days
Possible Interview Call From Institution
10 Days
Provisional/Unconditional Offer
5 Days
Visa Process
30 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Career guidance
For students
Career Consultations

Curtin Singapore provides face-to-face consultations to provide personal assistance with the following:

Career coaching – career planning and management, resume writing, cover letter preparation, mock interviews, networking skills and job search strategies
Job and internship opportunities
To book a career consultation, please email to Career Centre or submit your request at Student Central.

Career Workshops
Get a career head start by attending our workshops. Learn to plan for your careers, explore your career interests, write impressive resumes and cover letters, ace job interviews and networking events, learn tips on how to survive and excel in the workplace as an intern or graduate. Come and equip yourself with essential knowledge, skills and career development tools to help you make informed decisions about your career.

Keep a lookout for the workshop schedules and registration form released every trimester through email, campus posters, and Curtin Singapore social media channels. 

International students
According to the Immigration and Checkpoint Authority (ICA) and the Ministry of Manpower, international students on Student’s Pass are not permitted to work during the school term or vacation.

PSW Opportunity

1 Yr psw

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

India

Successful completion of the Indian School Certificate (ISC) awarded by Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) OR all India Senior School Certificate awarded by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) with a grade average of 60% in the best 4 subjects OR Higher Secondary School Certificate (Standard Year 12 Qualification) awarded by one of the recognized Higher Secondary Education Boards in India with a grade average of 65% in the best 5 subjects.

IELTS Academic (International English Language Test System)

6.0 (no band below 6.0)

TOEFL iBT (Test of English as a Foreign Language - Internet Based Test)
TOEFL iBT Special Home Edition (where TOEFL iBT testing is not available)

68 (R13, L13, S18, W21)

PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English)

50 (no score less than 50)

C1 Advanced Overall Score
Cambridge English Scale scores for each skill

169 (No skill below 169)

OET (Occupational English Test)

Calculated average score of all components 250
R:250
W:250
L:250
S:250

  • Course Type: Full Time
  • Course Level: Bachelors/UG Degree
  • Duration: 01 Year  04 Month  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 35920 SGD
    Annual Cost of Living: 10400 SGD
    Application Fee: N/A
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