Specialist Diploma in Fintech


This is a one-year programme targeted primarily at diploma graduates and IT specialists from non-financial domains who want to deepen their skills in the area of Fintech, financial APIs and Blockchain. 

Upon completing this course, graduates will be able to undertake the following responsibilities:

  • apply financial services knowledge and processes to new Fintech business models;
  • develop a financial analytics project using business intelligence techniques;
  • implement open banking APIs techniques and algorithms;
  • apply blockchain concepts and modelling techniques to build new Smart Contracts.

Target Participants
The target participants are working professionals who have programming skills and wish to hone their capability to contribute to Fintech companies or start-ups through the knowledge they acquire in this course.

 Course Information

Course Date:

Not available for October 2019 intake

Course Duration:

6 months (For each PDC)

Face-to-face lessons once a week, 7pm – 10pm on weekdays

Application Period:

Not applicable

 Course Fees

Course Fee Per Post-Diploma Certificate & Project


 Modular Certificates

Workfare Training Scheme (WTS)1 


SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens


Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above


Singapore Citizens aged below 40


Singapore Permanent Residents


Others & Repeat Students


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(nett fee payable inclusive of GST)
1Please refer to www.workfare.sg for more information on WTS
MOE subsidy will not be applicable for students who repeat a module or semester.
Fees payable is based on per PDC.
The course fees will be reviewed by MOE on an annual basis and adjusted accordingly.

 Career Opportunities

Graduates can apply their knowledge and skills to take on job roles such as Financial Systems/Applications Developer, Technical Solutions Architect and Blockchain Software Developer in the financial institutions with innovation labs or in Fintech startups.

 Contact Us


Temasek SkillsFuture Academy 
(East Wing Block 1A, Level 3, Unit 81)

What You Will Learn

To be awarded the Specialist Diploma in Fintech, students are required to complete a total of 2 Post-Diploma Certificates (PDCs). Each PDC can be completed in 1 semester, ie. 6 months. A certificate will be issued once the requirements for each PDC are met. 

Post-Diploma Certificate in Fintech Analytics

Subject code Subject

This subject introduces students to core financial services, banking and new Fintech business models.  Students will also learn and compare the current financial processes to new Fintech business models and evaluate their strategic, operational and regulatory requirements based on Singapore’s regulatory policies.  We will also explore the key success factors for Fintech solutions, using the Design Thinking approach.


This subject enables students to develop a financial analytics project using business intelligence techniques and tools.  In this topic, we will also explore the different types of financial instruments and look into different aspects of portfolio management.

Post-Diploma Certificate in Fintech Apps Development

Subject code Subject

This module will introduce students with the Object Oriented concepts before moving on the skills required to develop a web application using web application programming interfaces (APIs). Students will be introduced to an integrated development environment that will enable them to design and develop web applications and web API over the Internet. They will learn how to make use of web development technologies such as ASP.NET framework, jQuery for rich internet applications, data interchange formats such as JSON. The use of APIs is aligned with the open architecture economy. Students will get to use APIs from financial industry among others. This module aims to provide students with a good understanding of the web development architecture and service layer as well as the various issues related to Web Application Development.


This module will introduce students to block chain concepts and how these are being applied using industry use cases. Students will also have hands on experience to create transactions on a block chain to better understand the underlying concepts. Students will get a chance to develop their own block chain prototype which includes defining the assets, transactions and participants. They will have the opportunity to build their own Smart Contracts to be executed on this block chain.

Modes of Assessment

Class participation

Class tests




Minimum Entry Requirements

The minimum entry requirement is at least a Polytechnic diploma (or equivalent) in a technology or IT-related course.  It is preferred that participants have prior programming experience. 

Holders of other equivalent academic qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

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Application Procedures & Enquiries

Submit on-line application via: https://cetoas.tp.edu.sg/Account/Logon
Select Specialist Diploma in Fintech (PCL) in the course selection page.

Temasek SkillsFuture Academy
Temasek Polytechnic
(East Wing Block 1A, Level 3, Unit 81)
21 Tampines Ave 1
Singapore 529757

Opening Hours
8.30 am to 7.00 pm (Mon to Fri)
Closed on Sat, Sun & Public Holidays

Contact Details
Tel: 6788 1212
Email: tsa_acadcet@tp.edu.sg
URL: http://www.tp.edu.sg/tsa

Temasek Polytechnic reserves the right to alter the course, modify the scale of fee, amend any other information or cancel course with low enrolment.

Last updated 5 December 2017