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Course Overview

The advertising landscape has evolved beyond mere creative and stylistic execution. The omni-channel platforms available today opens up opportunities to engage customers in both the physical and digital environments, providing them with an integrated user experience. This Specialist Diploma in Integrated Digital Communication will equip you with skills to formulate and execute an effective campaign for an ever-changing economy and engage consumers with different media applications. The course will expose you to UI/UX Design, innovative advertising strategies, designing for digital devices and ecosystems and producing an effective and integrated advertising campaign. Upon graduation, you can look forward to secure employment as Multimedia Designers, Art Directors, Web Designers, UI/UX Designers, Social Media Producers, Digital Art Directors and other career options in the field of digital communication.

Application/Entry Requirement

At least a Polytechnic Diploma or ITE Technical Diploma/Technical Engineer Diploma/Work-Learn Technical Diploma in a design-related course, or equivalent.

 

Holders of other equivalent academic qualifications from foreign institutions will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

 

Applicants who do not meet the entry requirements may be considered for admission to the course based on evidence of at least 5 years of relevant working experience or supporting evidence of competency readiness. Suitable applicants who are shortlisted may have to go through an interview and/or entrance test. The Polytechnic reserves the right to shortlist and admit applicants.

Who Should Attend

Individuals who wish to gain deeper insights into the methodologies and processes of Integrated Digital Communication.

What You'll Learn

To be awarded the Specialist Diploma in Integrated Digital Communication, participants are required to complete a total of 2 Post-Diploma Certificates (PDCs). A certificate will be issued upon successful completion of each PDC.

Subject Code Subject
DCE022K UI & UX Design

This subject covers the principles of user-centred design using different methods and processes to develop an understanding of user needs. With this understanding, techniques in the creation of Graphic User Interface (GUI) are introduced to develop an effective, relevant and pleasant digital experience for the user.

DCE023K Designing for Digital Ecosystem

This subject covers the front-end development and digital technologies to develop an interactive multi-device ecosystem. The subject provides the framework of understanding the characteristics of interactive multi-device solutions, methods of dynamic content processing and integration of interactive elements through authoring techniques to enhance usability in multi-device solutions.

Subject Code Subject
DCE024K Integrated Advertising Strategy

This subject introduces techniques in which to identify consumer trends for creative ideation. It also includes analytical and rational implementation of strategies, as well as best practices for marketing to engage consumers. It covers the various approaches towards content development including social media, for the creation of innovative advertising campaigns.

DCE025K Content Creation & Storytelling

This subject covers researching on current consumer trends to develop strategies and subsequently creative ideas to produce a campaign. This provides an in-depth experience of working in a creative agency, as well as insights to the latest trends and innovations in the advertising industry.

Modes of Assessment

 

The subjects in this course incorporates both formative and summative assessments. The assessment framework may include class participation, assignments, projects and presentations.

Career Opportunities

Graduates will be able to advance their careers in the areas of Design and Innovation. The course will support the following job roles in SFwD: Experience Designer (Innovation Track: Service Design/Experience Design), Content Strategist, Content Writer, Storyteller (Design Track: Design Communication), Designer (Design Track: Design Craft) according to DesignSingapore Council’s Skills Future Framework for Design (SFwD).

Course Schedule

Intake Info Application Period Course Duration

19 April 2021

02 November 2020 - 11 January 2021

1 Year

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Course Fees

Course Fee per Post-Diploma Certificate 

Fee Type Total Fees
w GST
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens & Permanent Residents S$278.88
Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above S$269.64
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 S$410.88
Singapore Permanent Residents S$1,104.24
Others & Repeat Students S$2,747.76

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Course fees payable is based on per MC.

Course fees will be reviewed by MOE on an annual basis and adjusted accordingly.

MOE subsidy will not be applicable for students who repeat a module or semester.

 

With effect from 1 Jul 2020, the Workforce Training Scheme (WTS) will be replaced by Work Support Scheme (WSS), for more information, please visit:

https://www.wsg.gov.sg/programmes-and-initiatives/workfare-skills-support-scheme-individuals.html

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