The Higher Diploma in Infocomm Technology (HDICT) programme provides students with the necessary theoretical knowledge and practical skills to meet excellent career opportunities in the Infocomm Technology (ICT) industry. It aims to develop and produce graduates who are well-versed in the critical disciplines required in the field of computing and IT. Graduates will possess the necessary personal qualities and technical skills to excel as IT professionals.

The course aims to achieve an international standard of high-quality training which will lead to a universally recognised qualification, enabling graduates to pursue undergraduate programmes at top universities.

The course aims for students to:

  • design and implement high quality and robust software products
  • professionally analyse and design information systems
  • understand, evaluate, propose and implement computerised solutions to meet various levels of user requirements
  • demonstrate effective interpersonal skills when working in groups or leading teams
  • professionally communicate and present proposals, findings and results
  • pursue higher level studies at universities

Full Time: 12 months

Part Time: 21 months*

*can be completed in 14-16 months in the intensive mode.

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 into technology.

Modules

Core Modules

  • Project Management
  • Database Systems and Applications
  • Application Programming with Java
  • Information Systems Analysis and Design
  • Web Programming and Applications
  • Network Operating Systems
  • .Net Programming with C#
  • Development of Mobile Applications
  • Object-Oriented Programming with C++

Elective Module
Select one of the following:

  • Cloud Computing Concepts, or
  • Cyber Security

Select one of the following:

  • Project, or
  • Professional Certification Preparation

Entry Requirements (International)

Age

17 years old

Academic Qualification

Completed High School or Year 12

English Proficiency

Any of the following or equivalent:

  • IELTS 6.0 or TOEFL (Paper) ≥ 547 or TOEFL (Computer) ≥ 210 or TOEFL (Internet) ≥ 78 or TOEIC ≥ 780
  • Other qualifications equivalent to High School or Year 12 where the medium of instruction is English
  • Attend and pass Certificate in English up to Academic English level

Mature Candidates N.A.

GCE ‘O’ Level/NITEC/Higher NITEC holders may consider the following programmes: Foundation Diploma for Tertiary Studies, Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management or Certificate in Tertiary Foundation

GCE ‘N’ Level holders may consider our GCE ‘O’ Level Preparatory Course.

Attendance Requirements

It is important to achieve regular attendance and meet the attendance requirement stipulated by the authorities (eg. Immigration and Checkpoints Authority of Singapore) and TMC. Failure to meet the requirement will lead to the following:

  • Rejection of Student Pass on re-application/renewal for international students.
  • Expulsion where students do not make any improvement in their attendance rate and/or consistently absent from class despite warnings and counselling given in accordance with the school policy

Course Fees

Local fee: $9,433; International fee: $15,250

Program taught in:
  • English

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