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 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.

Target Participants

This programme is for Singaporeans and Singapore Permanent Residents who are within three years of graduation from the polytechnics or Operationally Ready Date for National Servicemen from relevant full-time courses of study, who wish to pursue a career in the Infocomm Technology industry. 

Please see ‘Eligibility Criteria’ for more information. 

Career Opportunities

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.  Please see ‘Course Structure’ for more information.

Course Details

Course Commencement

Every January and/or July.

Course Duration

Participants will undergo a 18-month structured training programme, including facilitated learning by SUSS and on-the-job training (OJT) with the participating companies.

Application Period

Application is on-going.

Course Structure

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

Semester 1 


Skills-Based Modular Courses




Semester 2 


Skills-Based Modular Courses



Semester 3 


Skills-Based Modular Courses




Each SBMU will be delivered in 18 hours. 


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.

Participating Companies

  • Accrets International Pte Ltd
  • Manpower Staffing Solutions (S) Pte Ltd

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.

Eligibility Criteria

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.

Fresh diplomas graduates in the following discipline will be eligible to apply for this programme.

Diploma in Business Intelligence & Analytics Temasek Polytechnic
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
Diploma in Information Technology Ngee Ann Polytechnic
Diploma in Information Security & Forensics Nanyang Polytechnic
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
Diploma in Business Information Systems Republic Polytechnic
Diploma in IT Service Management
Diploma in Information Technology
Diploma in Infocomm Security Management
Diploma in Mobile Software Development
Diploma in Business Information Technology Singapore Polytechnic
Diploma in Information Technology
Diploma in Infocomm Security Management
Other relevant ICT programmes

Eligibility Criteria for Sign-On Incentive

Only for Singapore Citizens who are fresh ITE or Polytechnic graduates hired by Participating Companies and officially commenced the Work-Study Post-Diploma programme within 3 years of graduation or ORD.

Apply Now

Please submit your application through the link below.

Please submit the following documents during your submission. Kindly name the files according to the guidelines below. 

1. Resume (filename: Resume-YourName.pdf)
2. Colour-scanned, front & back of NRIC (filename: NRIC-YourName.pdf)
3. Highest Qualification Certificate (filename: Certificates-YourName.pdf)
4. Academic Transcripts (filename: Transcripts-YourName.pdf)
5. NS Completion Certificate, if applicable (filename: NS Certificate-YourName.pdf)

Please note that relevant documents will be forwarded to all participating companies for their selection.

Selection of applicants is at the discretion of the participating companies and participating companies will contact their shortlisted applicants for interview. Applicants have the right to reject the interview if they do not wish to be employed by the company who contacted them.

Only applicants who are hired and placed on the Work-Study Post-Diploma Programme by the participating companies will be invited to submit an online application for the part-time Courses.


Companies who are interested to find out how this Work-Study Post-Diploma programme can support your organisation’s talent development plan may contact the following personnel for more information:

Mr Tan Ban Soon | 6780 5138 | TAN_Ban_Soon@TP.EDU.SG

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