Programme Overview

Qualification
BSc (Hons)
Provider
Singapore Institute of Technology
Duration
3 years
Total credits
180
Application period
10 January to 19 March 2022
Next intake
Campus location

The Bachelor of Science with Honours in Digital Communications and Integrated Media is a three-year direct honours degree programme that prepares students for a career in Communications and Media sectors.

Graduates will be able to work in a wide variety of fields, leveraging on skills gained in three core areas — Digital Web Analytics, Integrated Media Management and Digital Media Production.

Curriculum Highlights
  • Digital Innovations for Integrated Media
  • Marketing Communications in the Digital World  Producing 'Reality' — Documentary Production Social Media Analytics
  • Strategic and Public Communications 
  • Eight-month Integrated Work Study Programme
Career Opportunities

 Graduates can look forward to careers in these areas:

  • Digital Strategy
  • Data Analytics
  • Corporate Communications
  • Public Relations
  • Advertising

Integrated Work Study Programme

Integrated Work Study Programme provides students with the opportunity to undertake real work. Held over the span of eight months, it is designed to be more in-depth than a traditional internship. You will gain real work experience and apply the theories you learn in class with actual practice.

Career Options

Graduates can look forward to working in, but not limited to, the following occupational fields:

  • Digital Strategy
  • Data Analytics
  • Corporate Communications
  • Public Relations
  • Advertising

Programme Structure (AY2022/23)*

Module Title Credits
Media and Communications Theory 1 6
Introduction to Research Methods 3
Fundamentals of Digital Web Analytics 3
Digital Advertising, Branding, Campaigning 6
Digital Image Making 3
Scriptwriting and Storyboarding 3
Research Methods for Communications 6
Marketing Communications in the Digital World 6
Introduction to Collaborative Digital Media Production 6
Research Methods for Media Content 3
Digital and Visual Ethnography 3
Introduction to Interactive Media Design 6
Historically and Globally Informed Digital Media Production 6
Digital Innovations for Integrated Media 6
Data Visualisation 6
Internal Communications 6
Producing “Reality” – Documentary Production 6
Media Law and Ethics 3
Web Metrics with Analytics Platform 6
Strategic and Public Communications 6
Public Service/Educational Media Production 6
Social Media Analytics 3
Predictive Analytics 3
Project Management for Creative Industries 6
Media Production for Marketing 6
Media and Communications Theory 2 6
Contemporary Topics in Digital Communications and Integrated Media 6
Integrated Work Study Programme 20
Capstone Project 10
Module Title Credits
Digital Competency Essentials 2
Critical Thinking and Communicating 4
Introduction to Design Innovation 2
Interdisciplinary Design Innovation 4
Social Innovation Project 3

* The programme structure is subject to change without prior notice. SIT regularly reviews its curriculum to ensure that it remains industry-relevant and prepares our students for the evolving needs of industry.

Eligibility and Exemption

Diploma holders from any of the five local polytechnics, A level / NUS High School Diploma / IB Diploma graduates are welcome to apply.

Subject to approval, diploma holders may apply for appropriate module exemptions on a voluntary basis. SIT will deliberate the exemption requests based on educational considerations.

Qualification

English Subject

Minimum Grade Required

GCE O Level

English as First Language

B4

International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic Module)

International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

7.5 for all components (Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking)

Polytechnic Foundation Programme (PFP)

English Modules

B

GCE A Level

General Paper/Knowledge & Inquiry

C

International Baccalaureate (IB)

SL ‘English A: Language & Literature’ OR
SL ‘Literature & Performance’

5

NUS High School Diploma

EL4101 or higher (EL5101, 6103) modules

C

 

Additional Requirements

It is compulsory for applicants applying to the Digital Communications and Integrated Media degree programme to submit a written essay and media portfolio via the SIT Admission Portal to be considered for admission. You may refer to the programme-specific requirements for more details.

Programme-specific Requirements

Fees and Finances

    Subsidised fees per credit
    $125.00
    Total credit
    180
    Tuition fees: $22,500.00 for SG Citizens / $96,879.00 Non-subsidised fees.
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    Subsidised fees per credit
    $262.00
    Total credit
    180
    Tuition fees: $47,160.00 for Permanent Resident / $96,879.00 Non-subsidised fees.
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    Subsidised fees per credit
    $353.10
    Total credit
    180
    Tuition fees: $63,558.00 for International Student / $96,879.00 Non-subsidised fees.
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    • Tuition fees shown are the total cost for completion of studies, based on the minimum credits required to graduate.
    • Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents fees are exclusive of GST and subsidised by the Ministry of Education.
    • International Students and Non-Subsidised fees are inclusive of 7% GST.

    Industry Advisory Committee


    The members of the Industry Advisory Committee for this programme are:

    Mr Howie Lau
    Managing Director, Corporate Development & Partnerships
    NCS Group
    Ms Rowena Bhagchandani
    Chief Executive Officer/Co-Founder
    BLK J Pte Ltd
    Mr Glen Franics
    Chief Technology Officer
    Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
    Mr Ryan Lim
    Founder and Principal Consultant 
    QED Consulting
    Ms Hui-E Seeto
    Head
    Marketing, Digital Media Solutions, Business and Enterprises, APAC Adobe
    Mr Parminder Singh
    Chief Commercial and Digital Officer
    Mediacorp Pte Ltd
    Mr Andrew David Jonathan Spink
    Former Chief Executive Officer
    HBO Asia