Course Duration

Full-time 10 months
Part-time 14 months


Advanced Diploma

Awarded By

Programme Overview

The International Advanced Diploma in Computing is designed to provide students with a level of knowledge and skills appropriate for the application of information technology. Students will learn the aspects of computer architecture, hardware and software which would affect the design of computer-based systems. They will acquire knowledge  in the design, implementation and operation of computer-based systems and to identify the activities of systems development and operation in terms of effectiveness and efficiency.

Delivery Model
Combination of lectures, tutorials and workshop conducted in 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: International Diploma in Computing or International 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, project 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 assigment project exam
computer architecture and data communication 25% 25% NA 50%
database management systems 25% 25% NA 50%
discrete mathematics 50% NA NA 50%
information management 25% 25% NA 50%
object oriented programming in java 25% 25% NA 50%
project: systems development NA NA 100% NA
software engineering 25% 25% NA 50%
systems analysis and design 25% 25% NA 50%

Upon successful completion of all modules, students will be eligible for the International Advanced Diploma in Computing awarded by Informatics Academy .