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Diploma in InfoComm Technology

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Overview

Introduction

The power of information and communication technologies in this new age economy cannot be overstated. To gain a foothold in this domain, and to help make you a marketable professional, this course is the first step.

The Diploma in InfoComm Technology provides students with a strong basic foundation to develop relevant applications for businesses and public organisations. Students will be equipped with the essential knowledge of business processes and technical skills required to harness the power of information and communication technologies. They will also be able to adopt the good practices in Software Engineering to analyse, design, develop and implement effective information systems to support various industries' information needs.

 

Progression Pathway

Upon successful completion of this programme, graduates can gain entry into Year 2 of the various renowned universities (subject to universities' entry requirements), such as:

Programme Structure

Programme Duration

This programme is delivered over 12 months for both the part-time and full-time pathway.

 

Programme Structure

This programme consists of 8 modules, amounting to a total of 360 contact hours for both part-time and full-time pathway.

Assessment and Examination

At the commencement of each module, students will be provided the assessment mode and weightings for the module. Most modules have several points of assessment, which may include assignments, tests, projects and final examinations.


Programme Outline

Modules

  • Applied Communication
  • Data Communication and Networking
  • Database Design and Modelling
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Information Systems and the Organisations
  • Introduction to Computer and Operating Systems
  • Introduction to Software Engineering
  • Introduction to Programming

The delivery of modules may not follow the sequence as shown and is subject to change.


Intakes

January, April, July, October

Programme Details

Contact Hours

Full-Time: 360 hours

Part-Time: 360 hours

Maximum Candidature Period

Full-Time: 18 months

Part-Time: 24 months

Delivery Mode

Lectures, tutorials and project assignments will be conducted within PSB Academy campus.  

Minimum Number of Students Before a Class Commences

Minimum 25 students are required before commencement of classes. 

Admission Criteria

Local Student Admission

The minimum entry requirements for Local Student Admission:

  • 2 GCE 'A' Levels; OR
  • PSB Certificate in Engineering Foundation; OR
  • Mature candidates (≥30 years old with 8 years work experience); OR
  • Candidates with other qualifications will be considered as case-by-case basis.

 English Requirements:

  • GCE 'O' level English (grade 1 to 7) or equivalent; OR
  • IELTS (Academic) score of 5.5 with no individual band score less than 5.5; OR
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test; OR
    •  a minimum overall score of 550 with a score of 5 or more in the Test of Written English
  • TOEFL Internet-based Test; OR
    • a minimum overall score of 60 with a minimum for SLR 18; W 22
  • PSB Academy's Certificate in English Proficiency programme; OR
  • An equivalent English language qualification; OR
  • PSB Academy English Proficiency Test @50% (can be taken twice at lower mark 45%); OR
  • WPLN Literacy Level 5; OR
  • ITE Qualifications; OR
  • Post-Secondary Qualifications; OR
  • Professional Qualifications (ie: WSQ, LCCI, ACCA etc.); OR
  • Certificate from Public institutions and PEIs; OR
  • Certification from a PEI or professional institute where English is the sole medium of instruction.

International Student Admission

Admission Requirements

For more information on international students' entry requirements, please click here.

Fees

Local Student

Full-time Pathway (Local Admissions)
Total Programme Fee: S$6,291.60*

Part-time Pathway
Total Programme Fee: S$5,264.40*

* All fees inclusive of 7% GST and may be subject to change annually

* Programme fee excludes textbooks

* Click here to view other charges for students

Singaporean/PR graduates of PSB Academy Students will enjoy a 5% rebate if they progress to a Undergraduate programme within a year. Terms and conditions apply.

 

Financial Aid / Available Grants

Please click here to view financial aid and available grants.

 

International Student

Total Programme Fee (International Admissions): S$9,972.40*


* All fees inclusive of 7% GST and may be subject to change annually
* Programme fee excludes textbooks
* Click here to view other charges for students

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International Applicants