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Diploma in Mechanical Engineering Technology

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Overview

Introduction

Mechanical engineering technologists provide technical support and services in mechanical engineering field such as the design, development, maintenance and testing of machines; components, tools, heating and ventilating systems; power generation and power conversion plants, manufacturing plants and equipment. They are employed by consulting and engineering firms, manufacturing and processing companies, educational institutions and many other sectors.

If the idea of designing or modifying machines and systems in manufacturing and service industries appeals to you, then this course might just be for you.

The main objective of this Diploma in Mechanical Engineering Technology is to train working adults to be competent in their respective fields of engineering and to upgrade their knowledge and skills.

 

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:

• The University of Newcastle, Australia
• Coventry University

Programme Structure

Programme Duration

The programme can be completed within 12 months for the full-time pathway and 16 months for part-time pathway.

Programme Structure

This programme consists of 8 modules, amounting to a total of 480 contact hours for both the 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

  • Electrical and Electronic Principles 1
  • Engineering Computation and Drawing
  • Engineering Materials and Manufacturing Processes
  • Engineering Mathematics 1
  • Engineering Mathematics 2
  • Mechanical Design and Engineering Applications
  • Mechanical Science
  • Strength of Materials

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


Intakes

Full-time: January, April, July, October
Part-time: January, May, September

Programme Details

Contact Hours

Full-Time: 480 hours

Part-Time: 480 hours

Maximum Candidature Period

Full-Time: 24 months

Part-Time: 32 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: $7,960.80*

Part-time Pathway
Total Programme Fee: $6,420.00*

* 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.

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

 

International Student

Total Programme Fee (International Admissions): S$12,026.80*


* 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

Local Applicants

International Applicants