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Course Overview

The Online Preparatory Programme aims to help TP students to strengthen their foundation in English and/or Mathematics. The modules serve as a reinforcement tool and are developed according to GCE ‘O’ Level syllabus. Students may access the modules via LMS.


Online Preparatory Programme modules are free, non-compulsory and do not contribute to a student’s CGPA. New and enhanced modules are progressively implemented, so do look out for new content.

Who Should Attend

The programme is ideal for current TP students who intend to strengthen their foundation in English and/or Mathematics. 

What You'll Learn

Preparatory English Language Programme (PrepEng) serves to emphasise the importance of communicating competently in English, as well as to equip students with basic language skills. This programme is specially designed for students with the intent to reinforce their English language fundamentals.


The modules focus on the grammar, reading comprehension and writing components of the English language. There are 8 modules in the content segment, where each module comprises interactive learning videos, activities and practice questions with answers. Students are also given supplementary reading materials to enhance their learning. At the end of each module, students will have to complete an exercise to assess their understanding of the module. If attempted consistently, a student will be able to complete the 8 modules within a term. The 8 modules are:


  1. Parts of Speech
  2. Reading Comprehension A
  3. Tenses
  4. Sentence Structure
  5. Subject Verb Agreement
  6. Reading Comprehension B
  7. Editing
  8. Report Writing


Preparatory Mathematics Programme (PrepMath) aims to help current TP students strengthen their foundation in Mathematics, so as to prepare them for Mathematics-related subjects in their diploma courses at Temasek Polytechnic.


The programme focuses mainly on two main content strands, Arithmetic and Algebra, which address the students’ fundamental skills and concepts. There are a total of 7 topics, each comprising interactive learning videos, diagnostic questions and practice questions with answers for every sub-topic. There is also a Proficiency Test for students to assess their proficiency level at the end of each topic. If attempted consistently, a student will be able to complete the 7 topics within a term. The 7 topics are:


  1. Numbers
  2. Algebraic Representation and Formulae
  3. Algebraic Manipulation
  4. Further Algebraic Manipulation
  5. Equations
  6. Indices and Surds
  7. Linear Relationships

For more information, please contact Centre for Foundation Studies.

Course Contact

  • 67804220
  • 8.30 am to 6.00 pm (Mon to Fri) Closed on Sat, Sun & Public Holidays
  • Website: https://www.tp.edu.sg/centre-for-foundation-studies
  • Centre for Foundation Studies

    Temasek Polytechnic

    Block 13, Level 3, Unit 81

    21 Tampines Avenue 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.