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Course Overview

This subject covers the fundamental principles in Machine Learning (ML) and the skills involved in automating ML modelling and model operationalization, without extensive programming knowledge. This includes how to identify the ML problem and undergo the ML lifecycle by using the right tools to accelerate the configuration and optimization of the target and parameters for predictive model building and utilize metrics to determine the best model.

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

Through this module, you will learn how to automate the machine learning process of features engineering, insights generation and hidden pattern discovery; build, benchmark and operationalize predictive models without extensive scripting; and get started in deep learning.



Modes of Assessment


Class tests 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.