The Minor in Strategic Communication focuses on strategic management of public and market communication, involving conceptual and practical training in how to strategise and manage communication with different stakeholders, both internal and external to an organization.
Students can start reading the minor courses after the first semester of the freshmen year. They can continue to read higher level courses in the second year.
Please refer to the following links for the admission requirements for the respective qualifications:
International & Other Qualifications - Please refer to Admission Guide for information.
'A'-level, International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma, NUS High and Polytechnic graduates may be granted course exemptions for a relevant Accountancy or Business core course based on their pre-university qualifications.
Course exemptions for:
- A-Levels Graduates
If you have obtained an A grade and above for Economics at H2 Level, you will be eligible for exemption from the first-year Core course HE9091_Principles of Economics.
- IB Diploma Graduates
If you who have obtained a Grade 7 and above for Economics at Standard Level OR a Grade 6 and above for Economics at Higher Level, you will be eligible for exemption from the first-year Core course, HE9091_Principles of Economics.
- NUS High Graduates
If you have taken both MA5107 Statistics and MA6207 AP Statistics, and scored at least B+ for MA6207, you will be eligible for exemption from the first-year Core course, AB1202 Statistics & Analysis. If you have obtained a Subject CAP 4 and above for Economics, you will be eligible for exemption from the first-year Core course HE9091_Principles of Economics.
- Polytechnic Graduates
You may be granted an exemption for a relevant first-year course related to the Diploma you have obtained. Note that only Diplomas listed in Annex A are allowed exemptions.
Students who are considering an exemption for AC1103 Accounting I, please see the special instructions here.
Transfer students from other universities should submit an Exemption Request Form for Transfer Students, together with your degree audit/transcript, and detailed course outline of the courses that you have taken with your former institute, to the NBS Undergraduate Programmes Office at S3-B3a for review and consideration. Students applying for course exemptions must submit their application to the School within the first semester for their enrolment in NTU.
If you opt for an exemption, you :
- Are deemed to have fulfilled the requirements of the course and the corresponding number of Academic Units (AUs) will be awarded to you.
- Need not attend the lectures/tutorials/seminars and examinations for the exempted course.
- Will not be given a grade for the exempted course.
Exempted courses do not count towards your Grade Point Average (GPA) and have no bearing on the classification of honours to be awarded to you.
You are welcome of course to choose not to take up a course exemption offer (For example, you may feel that taking the course at the undergraduate level will serve as a good refresher and appreciation of the higher-level courses), no action is needed on your part. You may continue to read the course as scheduled in your timetable.
- Accounting I
- Accounting II
- Financial Management
- Business Law
- Statistics & Analysis
- Organisational Behaviour and Design
- Strategic Management
- Business Operations & Process
- Intermediate Excel
- Healthy Living and Mental Wellbeing
- Sustainability: Society, Economy & Environment
- Science and Technology for Humanity
- Career & Entrepreneurial Development for the Future World
- Ethics & Civics in a Multi-Cultural World
- Navigating the Digital World
- Inquiry and Communication in the Interdisciplinary World
- Career II
- Decision Making with Programming & Analytics
- Professional Attachment
- Communication Management Strategies
4 – 5 Courses
- Media Law, Ethics and Policy
- Creative Strategies
- Social Consequences of Mobile Communication
- Crisis Management
- Media Planning and Strategies
- Intercultural Communication
- Public Opinion
- Persuasion & Social Influence
- Issues in Advertising
- Digital Communication & Human Relationships
- Social Media and Digital Campaign Management
- Financial Communication: Media, Fintech, and Financial Markets
- Persuasive Technology for Strategic Communication
- AC2101 Accounting Recognition & Measurement
- AC2104 Assurance & Auditing
- AC2105 Accounting for Decision-making & Control
- AC2301 Principles of Taxation
- AC2302 Company Law & Corporate Governance
- AC2401 Accounting Information Systems
- AC3102 Risk Reporting & Analysis
- AC3103 Accounting Analysis & Equity Valuation
- AC3104 Risk Management & Advanced Accounting
- Taxation Management
- Financial Accounting
- Management Accounting
- Corporate Finance
- Business Development and Analysis
- Market Research and Product Development
- Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
- European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS)
- Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA)
- Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA)
- Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)
- Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ)
- Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
- CPA Australia
- Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
- Certified Management Accountants Australia (CMA)
- Institute of Management Accountants (IMA)