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TP-SUSS WSPostDip in Infocomm Technology
Temasek Polytechnic
Accurate as of 04 May 2020
Overview

Jointly developed and delivered by the Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) and Temasek Polytechnic, this 18-month Work-Study Post-Diploma Programme will allow participants to deepen their skills at the workplace while taking up Skills-based Modular Courses (SBMC) curated from SUSS’s Bachelor of Science in Information and Communication Technology programme.  This Work-Study Programme is an added pathway for individuals who wish to further their education in a related field of study in Infocomm Technology, as they may receive credit recognition for the undergraduate part-time degree programme.

Upon completing the Work-Study Post-Diploma programme, graduates can look forward to role expansion in their work scope. They can also have the option to complete the remaining modules to obtain the part-time Bachelor of Science in Information and Communication Technology programme at SUSS.


Course Structure

Students are required to complete a total of 45 Credit Units or 9 SBMCs curated from SUSS’s Bachelor of Science in Information and Communication Technology programme over 3 semesters. Participants must complete the programme within 18 months.

Semester 1
a) Introductory Programming and Object Oriented Concepts Using Java
b) Further Programming and Object Oriented Concepts Using Java
c) Computer Communication - Data Communications
d) Computer Communication - Computer Networking

Semester 2
a) Foundations of Modern System Design 
b) System Modelling in Object Oriented Design and Analysis

Semester 3
a) Management Information Systems
b) Integrated Business Process and Business Intelligence
c) Database Systems: Modelling and Design

Each SBMC will be delivered in 18 hours.

Certification
A certificate of completion conferred jointly by TP and SUSS will be issued upon meeting the requirement of passing all 9 modules within 18 months (ie. within 3 consecutive semesters).

Progression and Credit Recognition
Participants who successfully complete the Work-Study Post-Diploma programme are eligible for credit recognition of up to 45 credit units for the SBMCs they have passed and up to another 10 credit units for workplace learning which can be used for the relevant part-time undergraduate degree programmes in SUSS.  Participants who wish to apply for admission and credit recognition to the relevant SUSS part-time undergraduate degree programme may do so directly with SUSS after the completion of the programme.


Modes of Assessment

The courses in this programme are either written examination or End-of-Course Assessment based, incorporating both formative and summative assessments. The assessment framework will include a range of coursework assignments, pre-class quizzes and end-of-semester examinations.


Entry Requirements

Singaporeans or Singapore Permanent Residents who are within three years of either graduation from polytechnics or the Operationally Ready date for National Servicemen, from the following full-time programmes are eligible to apply.

Nanyang Polytechnic
- Diploma in Information Security & Forensics 
- Diploma in Business Intelligence & Analytics
- Diploma in Cyber Security and Forensics
- Diploma in Business Enterprise IT
- Diploma in Business Informatics
- Diploma in Infocomm & Security
- Diploma in Information Technology

Ngee Ann Polytechnic
- Diploma in Information Technology

Republic Polytechnic
- Diploma in Business Information Systems
- Diploma in IT Service Management
- Diploma in Information Technology
- Diploma in Infocomm Security Management
- Diploma in Mobile Software Development

Singapore Polytechnic
- Diploma in Business Information Technology 
- Diploma in Information Technology
- Diploma in Infocomm Security Management

Temasek Polytechnic
- Diploma in Business Intelligence & Analytics 
- Diploma in Big Data Management & Governance
- Diploma in Cyber & Digital Security
- Diploma in Information Technology
- Diploma in Digital Forensics
- Diploma in Game Design & Development
- Diploma in Mobile & Network Services


Course Fees

Full Course Fees for WSPostDip (excluding GST)*: $16,188.00

The SUSS course fees are reviewed annually and may be revised. The University reserves the right to adjust the course fees without prior notice.

*Please check with the training provider if any funding/subsidy is applicable.