INTERNATIONAL DIPLOMA IN INFOCOMM TECHNOLOGY

Course Duration

Full-time 8 months
Part-time 12 months

Level

Diploma

Awarded By

Programme Overview

The International Diploma in Infocomm Technology is designed to impart core IT knowledge to appropriate for students who wish to pursue an IT and computing related degree.

In this course, students will learn about the basic architecture of computer systems, operating systems and the crucial role that IT plays with respect to commerce, technology advancement and our lifestyle.

Students will study computing mathematics and problem solving skills using programming techniques. Another key aspect of the course is to expose students to database systems and software engineering concepts so that they will gain practical experience to appreciate how applications systems are created. The web design and development module will impart the necessary knowledge to develop compelling website and applications. Students who are interest in inter-networking, computer hardware/software may select appropriate elective modules to deepen their knowledge.

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.
Intakes

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


Domestic
Students
International
Students
Course Fee
Full-Time NIL* NIL*
Part-Time NIL* -
FPS
(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: 18

Academic Qualifications: Certificate in Foundation Skills from Informatics; OR 2 GCE “A” Level, IB Diploma or other equivalent pre-university certifications,

English Language: Certificate in Proficiency in English from Informatics; OR GCE ‘O’ Level – C6; OR
IEL TS 5.5 and equivalent for TOEFL (PBT) or TOEFL (iBT)

Alternative Entry

Mature candidates (30 years old and above) with the below credentials may be considered for mature entry on a case-by-case basis:

  • Completed Secondary Education
  • Fulfilled English language proficiency requirement
  • Eight years working experience in a related field

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

assessment structure participation exercise assignment test project
computer architecture and operating systems 10% NA 50% 40% NA
problem solving and programming 10% NA NA NA 90%
computing mathematics 10% 30% 30% 30% NA
web applications design and development 10% NA NA NA 90%
introduction to software engineering 10% NA 50% 40% NA
introduction of databases 10% NA 50% 40% NA
introduction to information technology 10% NA 50% 40% NA
introduction to computer networks 10% NA 50% 40% NA
 
Upon successful completion of all modules, students will be eligible for the International Advanced Diploma in Infocomm Technology awarded by Informatics Academy.
Upon successful completion of the International Diploma in Infocomm Technology awarded by Informatics Academy, the student is eligible to apply for an Informatics Academy Advanced Diploma in Infocomm Technology discipline.