Media studies have become a fascinating career choice for the modern youth and Singapore is a major education centre for media studies programs in Asia. There are many academic institutions in Singapore that offer some excellent courses in media studies for both the domestic and international students.
The media studies programs conducted at the Nanyang Technological University have a good demand among the global student community because of the wide reputation enjoyed by these programs. These programs are BFA in Interactive Media; M.Sc. in Digital Media Technology and Master of Science in Information Studies – School Media Resource Management. Short duration diploma programs in media studies such as Diploma in Multimedia and Animation (Ngee Ann Polytechnic); Diploma in Interactive and Digital Media and Diploma in New Media (Republic Polytechnic) are also having a good reputation worldwide.
Media studies courses available at the Singapore Polytechnic such as Diploma in Creative Media Design; Diploma in Digital Media and Specialist Diploma in Digital Media Creation are well known for the well structured course curriculum as well as industry-oriented learning technology.
Students who aspire to specialize in interactive media studies can go for any of the courses offered at the Temasek Polytechnic such as Diploma in Interactive Media Design; Diploma in Interactive Media Informatics – Edumatics Option and Diploma in Interactive Media Technology.
Diploma programs in media studies are available at the Nanyang Polytechnic too. Major courses available here are Diploma in Media Studies and Management and Diploma in Telematics and Media Technology.
Apart from these, media studies are also available at the LASALLE College of the Arts (Master of Arts in Media Arts); Beacon School of Technology Pte Ltd (BTEC Higher National Diploma in Interactive Media); PSB Academy (PSB Diploma in Digital Media); Ite College Central (Nitec in Digital Media Design-Digital Video Effects and Nitec in Digital Media Design Interactive Media); Asia Pacific Management Institute (Bachelor of Media Arts) and First Media Design School (Advanced Diploma in Digital Media Design).
Besides, a full day workshop in media studies, titled as ‘Media studies Master Workshop: the Audition’ is available for the career aspirants at the New York University Tisch School of the Arts Asia, Singapore.