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This programme is designed to develop the students’ foundation skills in Numeracy, Technology and Literacy, thereby enhancing their performance for both academic and non-academic endeavours. It effectively prepares students for the intellectual demands and skills set required at degree level.
Combination of lectures, tutorials and workshops in a classroom environment at Informatics Academy campus. Lessons are typically in blocks of 3-hour sessions. The lecturer-student ratio is 1:20.
January, March, May, July, September, November
Full-Time 6 Months
Part-Time 6 Months
Certificate / Foundation
This module focuses on the mathematical background necessary for further study at tertiary level. It emphasizes on the development of critical analytic thinking and the use of clear mathematical expression as a means of communication.
This module covers the use of IT productivity tools in the school and work environment. The IT tools that will be taught include: MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, Calendar and other online forms. Besides these, students will also learn about website management and document embedding created by the tools in a website. To enhance the learning experience, students will need to have basic computer knowledge about web browsers and operating systems.
This module equips students with the skills to write well-argued and coherent essays and improve their fluency in English. Topics covered will include summary and essay writing, critical reading, referencing and other academic literacy skills.
All fees stated above are indicative and inclusive of 7% GST. Refer to the personalized PEI-Student Contract for detailed fee payment schedule.
Minimum Age: 16
1 GCE ‘O’ Level OR NITEC OR completed secondary education (10 years formal education) OR other equivalent qualification OR Mature Candidates (>=30 years old with 8 years of relevant working experience)
GCE O Level (Grade 1 to 7) OR Certificate in Proficiency in English awarded by Informatics Academy OR IELTS 4.5 & equivalent for TOEFL (PBT) or TOEFL (iBT) OR Pass English Qualifying Test (EQT) awarded by Informatics Academy
Students will be assessed 100% by coursework. Coursework may be in the form of class tests and assignments. Assessment methods may vary according to individual module requirements.
Upon successful completion of all modules, students will be eligible for the Certificate in Foundation Skills awarded by Informatics Academy.
Upon successful completion of the Certificate in Foundation Skills awarded by Informatics Academy, the student is eligible to apply for an Informatics Academy Diploma programme.
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