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Course Overview

This subject covers the fundamental principles of data preparation and the skills involved in automating data preparation tasks. The subject includes understanding the augmented analytics life cycle, preparing data for a specific problem and using the right tools to transform the data into analytics-ready datasets.

Entry Requirements

Applicants applying for modular units which are drawn from existing full diploma or post-diploma programmes will have the same minimum entry requirements as the full qualifications.


To find out the minimum entry requirements specific to this modular unit, please click here.

What You'll Learn

Tools and techniques on how to augment and accelerate the data preparation process so that the datasets will be ready for downstream analytics. These include how to perform data profiling, data cleaning, data cleaning, and data transformation.



Modes of Assessment


Class test, lab submission and project.





Upon successful completion of the modular unit, students will be issued the Statement of Result which can count towards the attainment of the Specialist Diploma in Data Science for Business.

Course Schedule / Apply

Intake Info Application Period Course Duration

To be confirmed


7.00pm - 10.00pm


Twice a week 

Course Fees

Fees Type Course Fees
(w GST) 

Singapore Citizens

Aged 40 and above (Individual or SME-sponsored) S$148.30
Aged below 40 S$444.91
SME-sponsored aged below 40 S$167.71
Others & Repeat Students S$1,483.02
Non-Singapore Citizens
Singapore Permanent Residents S$456.84
SME-sponsored (Singapore Permanent Residents) S$174.84
Others & Repeat Students S$1,522.80

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Course Contact

  • 67881212
  • Monday - Thursday: 8:30am - 6:00pm
    Friday: 8:30am - 5:30pm
    Closed during lunchtime, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    and on weekends and public holidays.

  • https://www.tp.edu.sg/tsa
  • Temasek SkillsFuture Academy (TSA)
    Temasek Polytechnic
    East Wing, Block 1A, Level 3, Unit 4
    21 Tampines Ave 1
    Singapore 529757

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