Specialist Diploma in Business Analytics

The aim of the part-time Specialist Diploma in Business Analytics is to bridge and enhance the knowledge and skillsets of participants to enable them to enter the field of Business Analytics.

On completion of the course, graduates will be able to:

  • apply business intelligence techniques to produce reports on business performance;
  • apply data analytics techniques to mine structured and unstructured data;
  • select and use appropriate business intelligence and data mining applications to support business objectives;
  • manage business analytics projects.

Target Participants
This course is targeted at diploma graduates and Professionals, Managers and Executives (PMEs) who are keen to enter the field of Business Analytics.

 Course Information

Course Date:

14 October 2019

Course Duration:

Part-Time / 1 year

This course consists of 2 Post-Diploma Certificates (PDC)

Course Frequency:

Once a week, 7pm to 10pm on weekdays

Application Period:

29 April 2019 - 30 June 2019

 Course Fees

Course Fee Per Post-Diploma Certificate

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 expect good employment prospects across many industries such as government, financial and banking institutions and consulting firms as business intelligence analysts, business analytics specialists, business analytics tech consultants, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) analysts, data mining specialists, data warehousing specialists, web & social media analysts and research analysts.

Graduates can also look towards upgrading their knowledge and skills in further Continuing Education and Training (CET) and executive programmes offered by local Institutes of Higher Learning such as the National University of Singapore (NUS) Strategic Technology Management Institute which offers many National Infocomm Competency Framework (NICF) certified executive courses in Business Analytics.


 Contact Us


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

What You Will Learn

Post-Diploma Certificate in Business Intelligence

Subject code Subject LevelCredit Units

This subject introduces students to a basic understanding of statistics and the application of business data analysis tools and techniques to visualise, analyse and interpret the results from these data. Students will learn essential descriptive data measures and data visualisation for describing data using tools such as Microsoft Excel and Power BI.


This subject introduces students to the concepts and techniques of turning raw data from various sources into information to help organisations better manage their performance. Students will learn to integrate data, use relevant techniques to analyse data, and apply principles of data visualisation to increase the business intelligence quotient of an organisation. Students will learn how to present the analysis using data visualisation tools such as Power BI and Tableau.

Post-Diploma Certificate in Data Analytics

Subject code Subject LevelCredit Units

In this subject, students will learn data analytics techniques and gain hands-on experience in using appropriate data analytics tools and software. It provides opportunities for students to integrate and apply the data mining knowledge and skills acquired to make data-driven decisions in specific business domains such as Customer Analytics and Marketing Analytics.


This subject introduces students to the use of unstructured social media text from various business domains to develop actionable insights for better business decision making. Students will acquire knowledge and skills in text analytics to perform appropriate information retrieval to spot trends and sentiments expressed in unstructured text and social media platforms.

Modes of Assessment

Coursework with no examinations

Minimum Entry Requirements

 At least a Polytechnic diploma in a Business or Technology-related course, or equivalent.

 Holders of other equivalent academic qualifications from foreign institutions will be considered on a case-by-case basis

Applicants who do not meet the entry requirements may be considered for admission to the course based on evidence of at least 5 years of relevant working experience or supporting evidence of competency readiness. Suitable applicants who are shortlisted may have to go through an interview and/or entrance test. The Polytechnic reserves the right to shortlist and admit applicants.

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Application Procedures & Enquiries

Submit on-line application via: https://cetoas.tp.edu.sg/Account/Logon

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 26 October 2018