Applicants applying for modular courses will have the same minimum entry requirements as the full qualifications.
Higher Nitec in Technology/Services
Nitec in Technology/Services
To find out the minimum entry requirements specific to the course, you may refer to the website here.
Applicants who do not meet the entry requirements but are assessed by Temasek Polytechnic as potentially suitable candidates, may at the discretion of the Polytechnic, be considered for written and/or oral assessments conducted by TP. TP reserves the right to accept candidates based on their performance at this assessment.
Students are required to hold a valid pass for the duration of the course. Students have to bear the full risk of non-completion should their pass expire and subsequently lapse within the duration of the course.
The duration of the modular course range from 30 hours to 90 hours, including both contact and non-contact (self-learning) hours. Upon successful completion of the assessments for the modular course, individuals would be awarded a “Statement of Results”.
The duration of each modular course is approximately 6 months, with lessons usually being held once a week, from 7pm to 10pm on weekdays and/or 9am to 1pm on Saturday. Lesson schedule are subject to change. You will receive your course timetable about 1 month before the course commences.
Yes. Trainees pursuing the modular courses may be placed together in the same class and be required to attempt the same assessments.
There is no cap on the number of modular courses that Singapore Citizens can take and be funded for.
Modular course will be allocated based on availability and no clash in the lesson schedule. Students may not be allocated all their selected/preferred subjects.
For students registered as a modular student and are doing our Skills-Based Modular Courses (SBMCs), you can stack up passed modular courses towards a Modular Certificate/Post-Diploma Certificate, and subsequently to a full qualification. Credits earned from the modular courses could count towards the attainment of the full qualification within the validity period.
For more information, please contact your Programme Officer.
Modular courses are run in April and/or October of each year. Applications for the April intake starts in early November and October intake starts in early May.
Interested applicants may register their interest by subscribing to email updates to get course updates via email. You may consider following TSA’s facebook page for news and updates on the courses too.
Apply online via at https://bluesky.tp.edu.sg/WebUIPTC/PTC/PTOAS/PTOASLogin.aspx
Step 1: Enter NRIC/ Passport No
Step 2: Select the course that is offering the modular courses and commencement date.
Step 3: Enter personal, qualification, employment and sponsoring details (if applicable).
Step 4: Select, rank your preference for the selected modular course(s) and indicate the number of modular course(s) you wish to take. Please note that the modular course(s) start date(s) denotes the semester start date.
Step 5: Make declaration and submit online application
Submit ALL required supporting documents within 1 week from the date of your online application. Documents can be submitted via email: firstname.lastname@example.org . We will not be able to consider applicants with incomplete document submission for the application.
Offering is an ongoing process during and following the period of application.
Eligible Singapore Citizens (SCs) pay nett fee after MOE subsidy. There is no cap on the number of modular courses SCs can receive subsidies for, ie. SCs will receive the same level of subsidy as for the equivalent full diploma or post-diploma programme. There is no subsidy for repeat modular courses.
Singapore Permanent Residents are not eligible for course fee subsidy for modular courses.
Please refer to the course brochures of the specific course at http://www.tp.edu.sg/courses/part-time-courses/skillsfuture/stackable-modular-courses for the fee payable.
You do not need to apply for MOE subsidy. TP will bill you the subsidized fee amount, depending on your subsidy eligibility level when you are offered admission to the course.
You are required to make full course fee payment by the payment deadline when you are offered admission to the modular course(s). This is to enable us to confirm your place. Payment of course fee is taken as acceptance into the course.
You can use the PSEA for to pay your modular course fee. Applicants should call the Edusave Phone Enquiry System at 6260 0777 to check if you have sufficient funds in PSEA before submitting the request to TP.
1. Paying via AXS (applicable to Self-paying individuals only)
a. By ATM/Debit card at any AXS station. The location of AXS station can be found at
b. By eNETS/Debit/Credit Card over the internet via AXS e-station http://www.axs.com.sg/axsEstation.php;
c. By eNETS/Debit/Credit Card using your mobile device with AXS m-station app. You may refer to http://www.axs.com.sg/axsMstation.php for more detail.
Receipt issued by AXS serves as the official receipt.
2. Paying via Post-Secondary Education Account (PSEA) –
3. Paying by Electronic Payment (applicable to Companies only)
For electronic payment, our bank details are as follows:
Bank : DBS Bank Ltd, Tampines One
Branch Bank/Branch Code : 7171-029
SWIFT BIC : DBSSSGSGXXX
Bank Account Number : 029-012706-9
Account Name : Temasek Polytechnic
In order to ensure the payment is processed, please quote our invoice number in the electronic payment when making payment and email the remittance advice to email@example.com.
4. Paying by SkillsFuture Credit (SFC)
Refer to below user guide on how to use your SFC to pay for or offset the course fees:
For the correct course code and course title, please refer to:
Please deduct the GPA insurance fee from the total course fee as SFC cannot be utilised for insurance fee.
GPA insurance fee has to be paid via AXS (please refer to Payment Option 1).
Claims can be made up to 60 days before the start of the course till the day of course commencement.
After the SFC claim is approved, please email to your programme officer or firstname.lastname@example.org with the following information:
Please note our withdrawal and refund policy below. The course commencement date is the 1st day of the semester.
|Withdrawal notices received||Refund amount|
|At least 14 calendar days before commencement of course/subject||A full refund less an administrative fee of $50 or 10% of the course fee charged, whichever is higher.|
|Within 14 calendar days preceding the commencement of course/subject||50% of the fee charged will be forfeited.|
|After the commencement of the course/subject||No refund will be made.|
The insurance fee is non-refundable.
There is currently no financial aid or incentives for modular course students.
The minimum attendance requirement for students is at least 50%* overall attendance for face-to-face sessions for each modular course. Leave of Absence (LOA), Medical Certificate and absence without reason are within the 50% allowance.
The programme offers a blend of traditional learning methods such as face-to-face classroom interactions, along with self-directed learning and/or e-learning (estimated at 15% of contact hours). Students will be assessed based on assignments, class tests and written exams.
Examinations are compulsory, unless the modular course is a Continuous Assessment Module. Examinations are conducted at the end of each semester while the term tests are held within the semester.
Yes, you can repeat the failed modular course provided it is offered in that semester and there is no clash in schedule and approved by TP.
There is no supplementary examination for the failed modular course.
There is no subsidy for the repeat modular course. You are required to pay the full fee for the repeat modular course.
You will receive a “Statement of Results”.