Most of our FMS graduates can secure a degree after graduating with our diploma. As our diplomas are well recognised, our graduates have many options to study for their degrees either locally or overseas. The following overseas universities offer between 1 to 1.5 years of exemption for our graduates.
Curtin University - BA (Double Majors), Marketing and Public Relations, and Media and Communication
McQuarie University - BA, Media
Monash University - BA, Public Relations
Murdoch University - BA, Communication and Media Studies
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University - BA, Communication (Advertising), Communication (Public Relations), Communication (Professional Communication), Communication (Journalism), and Communication (Media)
University of Melbourne - BA, Media and Communications
University of Queensland - BA, Communication / Arts
University of South Australia - BA (Double Majors), Communication and Media Management, and Marketing and International Relations
University of New South Wales - Bachelor of Media in Public Relations and Advertising, Bachelor of Media in Communication and Journalism, Media, Culture and Technology (Major)
Southampton Solent University - BA, Advertising, Advertising and Public Relations, Promotional Media, Public Relations and Communications
University of Hertfordshire - BA, Marketing, and Media (Studies)
Admissions for undergraduate study at the National Technological University (NTU) / National University of Singapore (NUS) come under Category B; for the Singapore Management University (SMU) it comes under Category 2. Please go to the respective university’s websites for information relating to the opening and closing of the application exercises for each new academic year.
1. NTU - Offers relevant programmes for APR graduates
These are the degrees APR graduates can read at NTU:
Art, Design & Media, Business, Chinese, Communication Studies, English Sociology, Arts (Education) (NIE) and Science (Education) (NIE). For degrees in Economics or Psychology, Additional Maths at ‘O’ level is preferred.
Up to one year’s exemption (bringing us on par with junior college students) can be granted for applicants to Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information.
2. NUS – Top–rated and most established local uni.
These are the degrees APR graduates can read at NUS:
Arts & Social Sciences, Business Administration, Business Administration (all specialisations) and Communications & New Media, Industrial Design, Music, Nursing, Project & Facilities Management and Real Estate.
Law is open to those who graduate with a Certificate of Merit, a minimum A2 in ‘O’ Level English and stellar ‘O’ level results. Up to 10% of places can be given for discretionary admissions based on superb CCA achievements.
The formula for computing your score is based on 80% of your diploma results and the remainder on your GCE ‘O’ Level results.
3. SMU – Attractive university programmes with a downtown location, an American slant in education and the opportunity to read a double degree.
The fees may be highest, but one in nine freshmen wins a scholarship, according to the SMU website.
Min C6 in Additional Maths at ‘O’ level for all degrees, strong (>1300 –old and 1,900- new format) SAT scores are an edge. All shortlisted applicants are interviewed.
Good poly results can earn you exemption of up to 5 courses. The only of the six undergraduate degrees offered that MCM grads are likely to find more challenging is the Bachelor of Science (Information Systems Management).
Business Management, Law, Science (Economics) and Social Science are open.
4. UNISIM - Singapore’s only approved private university.
Largely catering to working adults, SIM awards its own degrees, and popular ones among our graduates are those offered in the School of Arts and Social Sciences, and the School of Business. Through their Global Education arm, SIM also administers programmes with overseas partners. MCM graduates complete the RMIT University's BA Communications degree offered there after one and a half years of part-time study, thanks to advanced standing.