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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

The programme is delivered over 12 months for the part-time pathway and 9 months for the full-time pathway.

Programme Structure

This programmes consists of 8 modules, amounting to a total of 360 contact hours for both full/part-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

Bridging Modules

  • Information Systems
  • Fundamentals of Programming
  • Foundation Mathematics

Core 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

Full-time and Part-time: 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

Admission Requirements

Applicants who do not meet the above requirements may also apply, but will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

English Language Requirement

  • GCE 'O' level English (grade 1 to 6) or equivalent; OR
  • IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0 with no individual band score less than 6.0; OR
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test
    - a minimum overall score of 550 with a score of 5 or more in the Test of Written English
  • TOEFL Internet-based Test
    - a minimum overall score of 60 with a minimum for SLR 18; W 22


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 with exemption: S$6,291.60*
Total Programme Fee without exemption: S$7,420.45*

Part-time Pathway
Total Programme Fee with exemption: S$5,264.40*
Total Programme Fee without exemption: S$6,564.45*

Total Programme Fee after SDF^ subsidy/grant: Click here for the fee


^Skills Development Fund (SDF): The Skills Development Fund is a subsidy from the Workforce Development Agency (WDA). This is an employer based subsidy and applications for the training grant must be submitted through NTUC, Mendaki, or your company.

To be eligible, you must be:
1. Gainfully employed AND
2. A Singaporean or PR

Grant amounts range from 50% to 95% depending on eligibility.


Singaporean/PR graduates of PSB Academy are entitled fee rebates for subsequent programmes. Please contact our Programme Consultant for more information.

* All fees inclusive of 7% GST and may be subject to change annually
* Programme fee excludes textbooks
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Financial Aid / Available Grants

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International Student

Total Programme Fee (International Admissions):


Total Programme Fee without exemption

Instalments

Amount

1st Instalment

$8,303.20

2nd Instalment

$3,691.50

Total Fee

$11,994.70


Programme Fee with exemption

Instalments 

Amount 

1st Instalment

$6,152.50

2nd Instalment

$3,691.50

Total Fee

$9,844.00


* 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

Local Applications

How to Apply

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International Applications

How to Apply

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