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Course Overview

Android has maintained its position as the leading mobile operating system (OS), controlling ~70% of the mobile OS market. The Android OS is open-source, making it attractive for smartphone manufacturers to use as their base operating system. Through this course, you too can learn to develop your own applications for Android!


This entry-level course equips you with the skills to design and develop Mobile Apps using Android. You learn to build basic Android apps using the Java programming language and learn how to develop simple applications from scratch. The course covers basic concepts such as installing the Android Studio, understanding the structure of an Android project, building your first application, creating the Android Virtual Device (AVD) and running your application on the AVD. You will develop applications with a good user interface, explore navigation styles, handle user inputs, perform validation and more.


While prior programming knowledge is not required, experience with programming may be helpful. At the end of the course, you will be able to identify key components of mobile architecture and common parts of a mobile application. You will also be able to develop a multi-screen Android mobile application using an integrated development environment.

Entry Requirements

Applicants for this course should have prior programming experience in any programming language. Participants should also have some basic knowledge of HTML.

What You'll Learn

  • Identify the key components of a mobile architecture
  • Identify the common parts of a  mobile application
  • Apply Android to the building of a mobile application
  • Implement a mobile application using an integrated development environment





Participants who meet at least 75% of the required course attendance and attempt the assessment will be awarded the Certificate of Performance.

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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 109
    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 a course with low enrolment.