Start or advance your AI career in just 3 months. Apply to KnowITgetIT today.

 

To help Singaporeans become a highly sought-after talent in emerging IT domains, Temasek Polytechnic and Udacity have teamed up to offer knowITgetIT, a part-time, online educational programme that teaches the most in-demand tech skills. The Programme is highly subsidized up to 90% (T&Cs apply) for Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents.

Programme Details

 

Get the cutting-edge skills you need in as few as 3 months!

 

knowITgetIT features cutting-edge Artificial Intelligence content and is aimed to give Singaporeans practical skills across a variety of domains.

 

You can choose from 4 AI Nanodegree programmes, all overseen by Udacity subject matter experts over the course of 3 months.

 

Upon completion of all the projects in each programme, learners will also be conferred with a Nanodegree qualification by Udacity Inc., whose global Nanodegree programs are built in partnership with the world’s most innovative tech companies.

Important Dates

 

Application open: 18 April 2022

Application close: 24 June 2022

Programme kickoff: 18 July 2022

Programme completion: 31 October 2022

Programme Benefits

 

The skills you’ll learn are the same skills most of these leading companies are looking for when they hire. 

 

Other benefits of knowITgetIT include:

  • Real-world projects designed by industry experts to help you build your portfolio of job-ready skills
  • Part-time, online learning that lets you work at your own pace
  • Weekly guided learning with subject-matter experts who can help you stay on track and work through any technical blockers
  • The most up-to-date and cutting-edge content so you’re ready for the ever-changing field of Artificial Intelligence

 

As a graduate, you’ll be part of a thriving and growing alumni network of like-minded learners who can help you get where you want to go in your career.

FAQs

What are ‘connect sessions’?

What are ‘connect sessions’?

Connect sessions are mandatory weekly sessions with a Udacity Session Lead to track progress, work through technical blockers and work on relevant case studies together. These sessions are a great opportunity to network, build connections and stay on track to graduate on time. 

Do I still need to pay any fees if I want to withdraw from the course of study?

Do I still need to pay any fees if I want to withdraw from the course of study?

Applicants may apply to withdraw from the programme with proof of valid reasons (eg. Medical emergency), subject to approval by Temasek Polytechnic.  The withdrawal fee will be chargeable based on the effective date of withdrawal as shown in the table below. We strongly advise applicants who are unsure of their availability to complete the course in this current intake to defer their application to the next intake. 

If notice of withdrawal or request for semester break is given in writing:

Fee Payable

14 calendar days or more before commencement of the course/module

  • Full refund of course fee
  • No administrative fee
  • Group Personal Accident Insurance premium (GPA) is not refundable

Less than 14 calendar days before commencement of the course/module

  • 50% refund of course fee
  • No administrative fee
  • GPA is not refundable

Upon commencement of course/module

  • No refund
  • No administrative fee
In the event that the courses are cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances, full refund will be given.

 

How many hours per week should I spend on my coursework?

How many hours per week should I spend on my coursework?

You can study on your own schedule so long as you complete the course within 3 months and complete the projects within the recommended deadlines to maintain your scholarship status. That is to say, you’ll have complete access to the course directly in your classroom 24 hours a day. Your Session Leads are available to you to help you stay on track and solve your technical blockers in any way. 

Is this programme online, in-person, or a combination of both?

Is this programme online, in-person, or a combination of both?

This is a fully online programme with live virtual connect sessions. Throughout the cohort, students get to learn through online videos in their classroom and interact with peers, coaches, and instructors on their community platform and in their weekly Connect Sessions.

Where does the programme take place?

Where does the programme take place?

The programme takes place 100% online. You can work from wherever you want to, as long as you have a working internet connection. To complement the learner’s learning experience, there will be weekly virtual sessions conducted led by a Udacity instructor. These sessions are mandatory. 

What will impact my course fee subsidy?

What will impact my course fee subsidy?

Students who fail to progress (by completing their projects in time) and plagiarize their work will be reviewed by Temasek Polytechnic. He/She may be removed from the programme and be required to pay the full course fee.

What does this programme entail?

What does this programme entail?

The programme consists of a 3-month, self-guided learning journey with the rest of the knowITgetIT cohort. Students have the opportunity to enrol in the available list of Nanodegrees detailed on our programme website: https://tp-knowitgetit.sg/

Am I able to request for a refund if I am no longer able to commit to the programme?

Am I able to request for a refund if I am no longer able to commit to the programme?

Students who have been accepted into the programme must be committed to the programme timelines specified. Should you experience any unforeseen circumstances, please contact knowitgetit@tp.edu.sg and we will determine your eligibility for a refund on a case by case basis.

What if I have additional questions?

What if I have additional questions?

Should you have any questions at all, you can reach out to the programme’s dedicated support email knowitgetit@tp.edu.sg

How can I benefit from this programme?

How can I benefit from this programme?

Students will have the opportunity to work on real-world projects designed by industry experts to build their portfolio of skills and learn one of four core skill sets to prepare them for a career in a job of the future.

How many hours a week should I expect to spend on my coursework in order to finish on time?

How many hours a week should I expect to spend on my coursework in order to finish on time?

Between instructional content, quizzes, projects, and other course-related activities, we recommend allocating 10-15 hours a week for learning.

What does the learner journey look like as part of this programme?

What does the learner journey look like as part of this programme?

The knowITgetIT programme consists of a 3-month, self-guided learning journey with the rest of the knowITgetIT cohort. Throughout your entire learning journey, you will have access to an online community platform, where you will get to ask other students and Session Leads for support to help you through any learning difficulties or even to network!

What is the duration of the programme?

What is the duration of the programme?

The programme is designed to run from July 18, 2022 until October 18th, 2022. However, it is important to note that the programme is self-paced and you can finish it in less than the designed duration if you are willing and able to do so.

Can I join two Nanodegree Programmes at the same time?

Can I join two Nanodegree Programmes at the same time?

Unfortunately, this is not possible as you will only be accepted in one Nanodegree programme only at a time. We recommend that you apply for the Nanodegree programme you are most interested in and after you graduate you can apply to other Nanodegree programmes in the future cohorts if the programme is still available.

Who is eligible to apply to this programme?

Who is eligible to apply to this programme?

Candidates who are Singapore Citizens are all welcome to apply. Students must meet the technical requirements specified here in order to qualify for the Nanodegree. 

When will the applications open/close?

When will the applications open/close?

Applications open on April 18, 2022, and will close on June 24, 2022.

Are there any fees for enrolment?

Are there any fees for enrolment?

KnowITgetIT is a highly subsidized program by SkillsFuture. Fees range from S$1,300.05 up to S$4333.50 depending on citizenship status and age range.

How many spots will be available?

How many spots will be available?

There are 200 spots available for Cohort 2. Should you not be available during Cohort 2 timeframes, keep checking for future cohort launches!

What are the eligibility criteria to enrol?

What are the eligibility criteria to enrol?

Applicants for the first phase must meet the following criteria:

  • Singaporean permanent resident or national
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Meet the technical requirements required for the relevant Nanodegree
  • Must be committed to the timeframes of the programme

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