Course Duration

Full-time 10 months
Part-time 14 months


Advanced Diploma

Awarded By

Programme Overview

This course has been developed to meet the professional and academic needs of graduates of the International Advanced Diploma in Business System Development. It provides students the common knowledge of the software development tools that will be used to support their system development works. The Advanced Diploma in Business System Development equipts  students with strong academic knowledge and skills in system software development which includes analysis, design, documentation, implementation, and program testing.

Delivery Model
Combination of lectures, tutorials and workshops in a classroom environment at Informatics Academy campus. Lessons are typically in blocks of 3-hour sessions.

The course is not offered in 2018. Please enquire for more details.

Course Fee
Full-Time NIL* NIL*
Part-Time NIL* -
(Fee Protection Scheme)
- -
Non-Refundable Application Fees
S$107 S$321
Student Pass Processing and Administrative Fees
- S$321

All fees stated above are indicative and inclusive of 7% GST. Refer to the personalized PEI-Student Contract for detailed fee payment schedule.

Normal Entry

Minimum Age: 19
Academic Qualifications: Diploma in Information Technology and Communication or Diploma in Information Technology from Informatics OR PEI qualification that articulates into year two of University Degree programme OR Polytechnic Diploma in IT or computing related fields with exemptions for direct entry to Advanced Diploma programme
English Language: Certificate in Proficiency in English from Informatics OR GCE ‘O’ Level – C6 OR IELTS 6.0 and equivalent for TOEFL (PBT) or TOEFL (iBT).

Alternative Entry

Mature candidates (30 years old and above) with 8 years relevant working experience may be considered for mature entry on a case-by-case basis.

Students will be assessed through a combination of coursework and examinations. Coursework may be in the form of class tests and assignments. Assessment methods may vary according to individual module requirements.

assessment structure test assignment project exam
business analysis essentials 25% 25% NA 50%
computer architecture and data communication 25% 25% NA 50%
discrete mathematics 50% NA NA 50%
information management 25% 25% NA 50%
networks and the internet 30% 70% NA NA
project management techniques 25% 25% NA 50%
software engineering 25% 25% NA 50%
systems design and architecture 25% 25% NA 50%
Upon successful completion of all modules, students will be eligible for the International Advanced Diploma in Business System Development awarded by Informatics Academy.
Upon successful completion of the International Advanced Diploma in Business System Development awarded by Informatics Academy, the student is eligible to apply for a Bachelor Degree programme in Information Technology discipline.