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Communications and New Media (Honours)

National University of Singapore

48 months
11046 EUR/year
5161 EUR/year
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The undergraduate Communications and New Media (Honours) programme from National University of Singapore, leading to the Bachelor of Social Sciences, is flexible and students are encouraged to take any of the modules offered in Communications and New Media (CNM) as well as modules from other departments in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, the School of Computing and the School of Business.


With the multi-faceted understanding of new media and communications gained from our programme, Communications and New Media (Honours) graduates from National University of Singapore will be able to work in a wide spectrum of private corporations and public agencies, in policy formulation, public relations, corporate communication, media and design, research and information management positions.

What you'll study

The core of the CNM Programme is new media studies, which focus on the societal impact of new technologies on our social, cultural, political and economic landscape. The Programme integrates media studies, mass communications, computational communication, communication management, interactive media design and cultural studies. 

The Programme cuts across the interdisciplinary intersections of social sciences, humanities, arts and computing, and prepares  students as future hybrid media professionals through mastery in critical, creative, qualitative, quantitative and computational research. Our horizontal training will ground students in foundational, transferable and job-specific skills.

The learning outcomes of the CNM major are:

  • To train students for advanced understanding of the discipline and application in communication and new media studies;
  • To equip students with theory-based practices by integrating theory and practice;
  • To professionalise students through industry immersion and work-integrated learning;
  • To prepare students to be critically-engaged global citizens and understand the role of communication in the broader context through media and cultural literacies;
  • To instil students’ ethical awareness and understanding of the workings of power, difference, diversity and inclusion;
  • To foster students’ intellectual curiosity for socially impactful engagement;
  • To build a learning community of practice in new media communication.

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Communications, New Media and Society
  • Theories of Communications and New Media
  • Quantitative Research Methods
  • Qualitative Communication Research Methods
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Social Psychology of New Media

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • If you are an international applicant seeking admission to NUS, you should have completed or are completing high school, that is, at least twelve years of general education by July of the year of application.
  • Application closing dates apply according to your high school qualification. Unless otherwise specified, your complete application with all supporting documents must reach the Office of Admissions by the application closing date.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11046 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 11046 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • National

    5161 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5161 EUR per year during 48 months.

Singapore Citizens: S$8,200/Per annum

Singapore Permanent Residents: S$11,500

International Students (Inclusive of GST): S$17,550

Living costs for Singapore

1878 - 3880 SGD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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