Diploma in Information Technology

Infocomm Tech Course 2017

DURATION:
Full-Time : 9 months
Part-Time : 12 months
INTAKE:
Upon Request
AWARDED BY:
TMC Academy / Cambridge

Categories

Infocomm Technology

About The Course

The Diploma in Information Technology provides a foundation in Information Technology studies. Students will gain the essential practical skills required in the computing and information processing industry of today.

This course aims to deliver well-trained personnel with effective and practical knowledge in the ever-changing world of Information Technology; and being capable of making a real contribution to the work place. It also aims to establish an international standard of high quality training leading to universally recognised qualifications.

Course assessment
Assessment of the modules includes examinations, assignments, projects, presentations, class tests, and/or practical tests.

Mode of Delivery
Lectures, tutorials and independent learning are employed. To make sure that students have a clear understanding of the concepts, tutorials are used to re-emphasize the key areas.

Independent learning involves pupils taking the initiative in recognizing learning requirements and undertaking activities to meet them. These activities could take the form of research, tutorial exercises, review questions and coursework.

Blended Learning
Learners will master the programming skills and the subject matter at their convenient time and is not affected by physical proximity. The use of technology via blended learning during the training and outside the training hours throughout the course aims to enhance learners’ ability to tap on technology.

Foundation Modules:

  • Strategies for Academic Success
  • Business Communication
  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Computer Systems Essentials

 

Core Modules (select any three)

  • Project Management
  • Information Systems Analysis
  • Database Systems and Applications
  • Networking Principles
  • Application Programming with VB.NET
  • Application Programming with JAVA
Local International
Age 16 years old at the point of start class
Academic Qualification Any of the following or equivalent:

  • Obtained at least a C6 at GCE O level in any 3 subjects
  • NITEC or Higher NITEC
  • Integrated Programme ( 3 passes at a level equivalent to Secondary 4 )
  • TMC Certificate in Tertiary Foundation Programme
Completed Secondary education or Year 9
English Proficiency Any of the following or equivalent:

  • At least a C6 at GCE O level English
  • Completed a prior Certificate or Diploma where medium of instruction is English
  • Pass an English online test and an interview with the Dean / HOD / designate
Any of the following or equivalent:

  • IELTS 5.0
  • TOEFL (Paper) ≥ 500
  • TOEFL (Computer) ≥ 175
  • TOEFL (Internet) ≥ 60
  • TOEIC ≥ 500
  • Completed a Certificate or Diploma where the medium of instruction is English
  • Attend and pass Certificate in English up to Advanced 1 level

 

Mature Candidates   ≥ 30 years old with 8 years of work experience

Administrative Fees
(New Student / TMC’s Existing / Local Transfer Student)
All fees subject to prevailing GST of 7%
All the course fees stated below are inclusive of course materials, examination fee and lab fee unless stated otherwise. Repeat fees and other administrative fees are listed in the Miscellaneous Fee List.

Application Fee
$100

Fee Protection Scheme Fee
0.75% of (Course Fee less grant + Medical Insurance)
OR $25 whichever is higher

Medical Insurance Fee
$80 Per Course Per Year

Course Fee
Part-Time: $5,518

 

All fees indicated are in Singapore Dollars (SGD).