Course Overview

From smart homes and the smartphones we own, to the electric cars we see on the roads, we live in a hyper-connected world driven by cutting-edge technologies. Electronic circuits and devices are key enablers of technological advancements in today's digital revolution. This Diploma in Electronics will empower you to spearhead our digital transformation and gear up for future!


In this course, you will acquire a strong foundation in the principles of electronics with competent skills in smart electronics, connected devices, software programming, data analytics, power electronics, control systems, electronics prototyping, IoT, artificial intelligence, semiconductor, robotics, green technology, cyber security and avionics. You will also be equipped with skill sets in emerging technologies and their applications in various fields such as healthcare, assistive technology, and green innovations for the environment.


During your final year, choose from one of the following elective clusters to gain further specialisation: Aerospace Electronics (Avionics), Advanced Engineering Skills, Industrial Artificial Intelligence, Intralogistics & Cybersecurity, Robotics, Semiconductor Technology, Structured Work-Based Learning, or the University Pathway Programme.


Get opportunities to acquire specialised skills at the TP Advanced Manufacturing Centre (TP-AMC) and the Healthcare Engineering Centre (HEC), preparing you to embark on fulfilling careers as engineers and technologists in leading technology companies or as entrepreneurs in the high-tech business.


You can also earn industry certifications such as those from OMRON and CISCO.


Choose the new "Sustainability in Engineering” elective cluster to equip yourself for emerging green technologies, or get more industry exposure with a year-long internship under “Structured Work-Based Learning".


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Entry Requirements

To be eligible for consideration for admission, applicants must obtain 26 points or better for the net ELR2B2 aggregate score (i.e. English Language, 2 relevant subjects and best 2 other subjects, including CCA Bonus Points) and meet the minimum entry requirements of this course. CCA cannot be used to meet the minimum entry requirements.


English Language (EL1)


Mathematics (E or A)


Any one of the following subjects

  • Biology
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemistry
  • Computing/Computer Studies
  • Design & Technology
  • Electronics/Fundamentals of Electronics
  • Physics
  • Science (Chemistry , Biology)
  • Science (Physics, Biology)
  • Science (Physics, Chemistry)
2024 Planned Intake
Net ELR2B2 aggregate range (2024 JAE)
6 - 15

Note: Applicants should not be suffering from complete colour vision deficiency, uncontrolled epilepsy, profound hearing loss or severe vision impairment.

*SPM / UEC holders must have a minimum of grade 6 for the Bahasa Inggeris (English Language) subject. 

Admissions Exercises

What You'll Learn

Acquire fundamental electronics knowledge and practical skills and learn to apply technical concepts in real-life applications related to smart nation applications, Internet of Things (IoT) technology, biomedical engineering, robotics and automation that are widely used today.

Subject Code Subject Credit Units
EEE1001 Circuit Analysis

This subject provides a good foundation in DC and AC network analysis. You will learn the basic principles of electric circuitry and how to apply circuit theorems to analyse DC and AC networks.

ESE1006 Computer Programming for Problem Solving

This subject covers the process of decomposing a problem into a sequence of smaller abstractions. The abstractions are implemented in software in a structured top-down approach. Software implementation includes the process of designing, writing, testing, and debugging program code.

EEE1003 Digital Fundamentals 1

This subject provides basic knowledge of digital electronics and circuits. Topics include number systems, operations and codes, logic gates, Boolean algebra and logic simplification, combinational logic, functional blocks, latches and flip-flops.

EEE1004 Digital Fundamentals 2

This subject builds upon the fundamentals of digital electronics acquired in Digital Fundamentals 1. It introduces the digital concepts of the various building blocks in a computer’s digital system. You will acquire the theoretical and practical knowledge of registers, counters, memory devices, and conversions between digital and analogue signals and integrated circuit technologies. Digital troubleshooting techniques are also explored in the laboratory work.

EEE1002 Electronic Devices & Circuits

This subject covers the theory and practical knowledge of electronic devices such as diodes, bipolar junction transistors, field effect transistors and their applications. It also focuses on the fundamentals of operational amplifiers and their applications, and the rudiments of circuit troubleshooting and testing.

EED1001 Electronic Prototyping

This subject introduces you to the use of hand tools and standard laboratory equipment for the construction and testing of electronic prototypes. You will also learn to identify basic electronic components for project work and how to use them to build electronic devices.

EMA1003 Engineering Mathematics 1

This subject teaches pre-calculus techniques required for an engineering course. It trains you in engineering problem-solving approaches using the appropriate mathematical tools. Topics such as simultaneous equations, matrices, trigonometric, exponential and logarithmic functions, complex numbers and vectors will be covered.

EMA1002 Engineering Mathematics 2

This subject introduces the basic concepts of calculus and statistical method to test a hypothesis. Basic concepts in calculus include limits, derivatives and integrals. Applications of the derivative and integrals in engineering will be discussed. Basic statistical method in hypothesis testing includes normal distribution, confidence interval of population mean and procedure to test hypothesis for a claim made about a population mean.

ESC1004 Engineering Physics

This subject covers a spectrum of fundamental physics laws and concepts applicable to the scope of engineering physics. It covers a few core areas including Mechanics, Energy, Thermal Physics, Electromagnetism, Waves & Optics and Materials. This subject provides a foundation for a further in depth study of the various engineering disciplines.


Be trained to handle advanced electronics, connected devices, motors & drives, control systems, embedded systems and data analytics, while acquiring further practice-based skills which are relevant for the industry.

Subject Code Subject Credit Units
EEE3005 Advanced Electronics & Communications

This subject covers essential concepts in advanced electronic circuits such as amplifiers, filters, oscillators, smart sensors and transducers as well as systems for processing analogue signals.  It introduces the principles and characteristics of analogue signals and signal transmission in electronic communication systems.

ESE1009 Artificial Intelligence in Engineering

This subject will cover the key concepts of Artificial intelligence (AI), Generative AI, and foundation models to prepare engineers for a future where AI applications will be pervasive. It will include considerations for the ethical and safe use of AI, as well as the impact of AI on engineering applications through real-world case studies. It will also cover essential AI techniques and Prompt Engineering skills, providing the foundation to leverage on AI for innovative solutions in engineering domains. The subject will provide skills practice for applications of AI for data augmentation, data analysis, prototyping and simulation, problem-solving and optimisation.

ECT2005 Circuits & Control Systems

This subject introduces various concepts involved in the study of circuits and control systems. It provides you with the theories and practical knowledge of transient and steady state response of first and second order circuits, the structure of feedback control systems and stability analysis. The controllers and compensator design techniques used in control systems are also discussed. You will learn all the necessary skills to simulate, interpret and analyse the performance of various control systems and electric circuits. The digital control system, distributed control system and fieldbus control system are also covered in detail.

ESE1008 Data Visualisation & Analytics

This subject covers the data analytics lifecycle, including gathering, cleaning, processing and visualising of data.  Exploratory data analysis methods, descriptive and predictive analytics, and the presentation of insights, will also be covered.

EEE2006 Digital Sensors & Integrated Circuit Applications

This subject covers the applications of Integrated Circuits (IC) which form the building blocks in the field of electronics. It covers the development of digital sensors and industry practices for its deployment, including the handling procedure for Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) sensitive devices. Various applications using operational amplifier (op-amp), filters, wave shapers, analogue-to-digital converters, timers and voltage regulators will be used in the development of digital sensors.

EMA2003 Engineering Mathematics 3

This subject introduces Ordinary Differential Equations (ODE). In particular, it focuses on the formulation of engineering problems into first and second order differential equations. Some techniques in solving ODE and the applications of ODE will be discussed, including the use of Laplace Transforms and the calculation of Fourier series.

EED2011 Integrated Project

This subject covers the basic principles in the development of product design through hands-on experience.  The project will involve the use of mechanical hardware, electronics, software and data visualisation to demonstrate solutions to real world problems in advanced manufacturing. 

EMC3006 Microcontroller Applications

This subject provides you with working knowledge on microcontroller architecture, the features and characteristics of the internal peripherals in the microcontroller, such as interrupts, Timer and PWM, in order to design and implement an embedded system that involves hardware and software interfacing.  The subject also covers the features of evolving microcontrollers that support Internet of Things (IoT) applications.

EEE3004 Power Electronics & Drives

This subject is an introduction to the study of machines, power semiconductor devices and their applications as power converters and motor drives. Topics covered include basic principles of DC and AC motors, fundamentals of controlled rectifiers and drives, principles of DC choppers and drives, and inverters. The uses of semiconductor devices in power applications and thermal effects on the performance of these devices due to high power will also be discussed.

EED1002 Printed Circuit Board Design

This subject provides you with the basics in designing a printed circuit board (PCB) through the use of a PCB design software. You will learn the various parts of a PCB and the terminologies used, and understand the various processes involved in the design and fabrication of a PCB.


Get an authentic workplace experience through your internship and prepare for the industry by working on a relevant Major Project. You can also specialise in one of our five cluster electives: Aerospace Electronics (Avionics), Industrial Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Semiconductor Technology or Intralogistics & Cybersecurity.

Subject Code Subject Credit Units
EMP3002 Major Project

In this subject, you will work in teams to integrate and apply your skills and knowledge to implement your projects in a practical work-and-learn environment. Besides research, design, analytics, project management, communication and problem solving skills, the emphasis will also be on innovation, teamwork and self-learning. 

Cluster Elective Subjects

Students to choose one of these elective clusters

Subject Code Subject Credit Units
EED3014 Advanced Skills Practices

This subject provides opportunities for you to integrate and apply your knowledge for high level competitions or projects in practical learning situations.  The project or skills training can involve substantial work related to either a high level industrial program or an end-user product, as well as advanced training to develop technical abilities to execute specific tasks competitively.  It could also involve the development, evaluation of workable designs and implementation of ideas related to an innovative product suitable for manufacturing, or an improvement to existing products or processes.  You may be required to work on software, hardware, or a combination of both hardware and software.


Subject Code Subject Credit Units
EAE3018 Aircraft Digital Systems

This subject gives a general knowledge of the theoretical and practical aspects of aircraft digital fundamentals.  It covers study in the area of electronic instrument systems, logic circuits, fibre optics, electronic displays, electronic sensitive devices, electromagnetic environment and digital aircraft systems as required by Singapore Airworthiness Requirements (SAR-66) of the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore.

The aims of this subject are to equip students with the knowledge and skills to:

  • Identify the layout of electronic/digital aircraft systems in modern wide body transport aircraft.
  • Understand the digital fundamentals of aircraft electronic instrument systems as required by the SAR-66 Module 5 of the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore.
EAE1006 Avionic Systems

This subject gives a broad overview of aircraft avionics and architecture at the system level, and provides a context for follow-on training.  The subject introduces students to the key avionics deployed on-board an air transport aircraft, including the crew information systems, the safety and surveillance systems, the flight and engine control systems, the navigation systems as well as the communications and information systems.

The aim of this subject is to equip students with the knowledge to have a good appreciation of the integrated avionic systems onboard an aircraft.


Subject Code Subject Credit Units
ECC3011 Edge Computing & Machine Learning

This subject covers the technical skillsets required for deploying Artificial Intelligence (AI) models and machine learning in Edge Computing devices. It covers the fundamentals of AI and Machine Learning, the implementation of fine-tuning and transfer learning on pre-trained models, as well as the process of optimising, flattening and deploying of AI models and Machine Learning algorithms in the Edge Computing devices.

ECC2014 Industrial IoT Analytics

This subject covers the essential concepts and skills needed for implementing digital transformation in smart manufacturing plants. It covers the application of industrial software platforms to wirelessly interconnect sensors, Internet of Things (IoT) devices and equipment. Students will learn to develop dashboard for acquiring, analysing and displaying data that is commonly found in Advanced Manufacturing. Modern approaches in activation of hardware and software responses when interventions are required for process improvement or corrective actions are also covered in detail.


Subject Code Subject Credit Units
BLO2010 Distribution Centre Management

This subject provides an overview of the role of a Distribution Centre (DC) in the supply chain. It also covers the various activities performed within a DC and the significance of these activities on customer service and total logistics costs. It focuses on the major resources to be applied in a DC and explains how they interact with one another in contributing to the DC’s effectiveness and efficiency. It will also cover the significance of providing DC services to the Third-Party Logistics industry.

CCF2C02 IOT Security

This subject covers the knowledge and skills required to analyse and troubleshoot IoT vulnerabilities and threats. You will use latest technologies to perform risk assessments and recommend mitigation strategies for common security issues in IoT systems.


Subject Code Subject Credit Units
EMF3005 Robotics & Automation

This subject covers factory automation systems which are the foundation for advanced manufacturing systems. It provides the essential concepts and background on industrial automation, robotics and their applications, as well as their integration into a complete manufacturing system. You will also learn the working principles and applications of automation equipment and how to automate production processes to achieve quality and high productivity. Both hardware and software links between the main factory automation components are introduced.

EMF2002 Smart Manufacturing System

This subject introduces the core elements of a smart manufacturing system where real-time manufacturing data enables flexibility and increases productivity. An introduction to advanced manufacturing and key enabling technologies such as Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) systems, Manufacturing Executions Systems (MES) and Augmented Reality (AR) are used to lay the foundation for understanding the application and benefits of smart manufacturing.


Subject Code Subject Credit Units
EER3003 Solar Photovoltaic Technology & Leasing

This subject introduces the design, installation, operation, maintenance of solar photovoltaic systems and the business model of implementing solar leasing. The topics include design, configuration, and installation of standalone and grid-tied solar photovoltaic systems, setting up of data acquisition as well as monitoring of energy performance indicators (ENPIs). Configuration of the balance of system in the grid-connected solar photovoltaic systems will also be explained in detail. In addition, a case study on commercial solar leasing will also be included as part of the learning activities.

EGT3001 Green Urban Transportation & Energy Storage

This subject focus on the importance of managing the urban transportation systems’ operation and carbon footprint by running them on cleaner energy and reducing direct greenhouse gas emission. Topics include sustainable land transport and electric vehicles. Energy storage technologies namely battery, fuel cell etc. that are commonly adopted to support the urban transportation will also be discussed in detail.

EEF2002 Renewable Energy Technologies

This subject focuses on existing and emerging energy sources and technologies, their production and consumption as well as their associated environmental impacts. It introduces to students the need of implementing largescale renewable energy systems as part of sustainable energy mix. Topics include the energy systems based on conventional sources such as fossil fuels and nuclear, as well as renewable sources such as wind, solar, geo-thermal, biofuels and biomass.

EED2012 Life Cycle Analysis

This subject introduces the life cycle analysis (LCA) as a methodology to compute the inputs and outputs involved in the life cycle of a product or service that impact the environment. The tool can be applied to make decisions around critical environmental drivers, design eco-products, compare products and evaluate mitigation strategies. Topics include introduction to LCA, ISO14040, goal and scope definition, inventory analysis as well as impact analysis.


Subject Code Subject Credit Units
EED3015 Work-Based Learning

This is a guided learning subject that introduces students to industry transformation knowledge and skills in the area of Operational Technology (OT) and Information Technology (IT) in the context of major technical job roles in the industries.  Students will work with their TP and company supervisors to chart out learning plan / contract and execute their individual workplace / project assignment, as well as monitor and reflect on their learning progress.  The individual learning work-place/project assignment will be supported by acquisition of crucial knowledge and skill through relevant certification courses. 


Subject Code Subject Credit Units
EER3004 Electrical Engineering Principles & Practice

Real engineering systems will be used to show how engineers use different disciplines of engineering to make things work. Through grasping engineering fundamentals, you will learn how engineering systems work and fail. You will also learn basic design, experimentation and evaluation of engineering systems.

EMA3003 Introductory Mathematics

At the end of the subject, you will be able to attain a level of proficiency in algebra and calculus equivalent to GCE A Level Mathematics. Major topics include: Sets, functions and graphs, polynomials and rational functions, inequalities in one variable, logarithmic and exponential functions, trigonometric functions, sequences and series, techniques of differentiation, applications of differentiation, maxima and minima, increasing and decreasing functions, curve sketching, techniques of integration, applications of integration, areas, volumes of solids of revolution, solution of first-order ordinary differential equations by separation of variables and by integrating factor, complex numbers and vectors.

ESC3003 Fundamentals of Physics

This subject covers two branches of fundamental physics: mechanics and electricity & magnetism. Topics included in mechanics are linear motion, circular motion, Newton’s laws of motion, work and energy, conservation of energy, linear momentum, and simple harmonic motion. Topics included in electricity & magnetism are electric force, field & potential, current & resistance, DC circuits, electromagnetism and electromagnetic induction.

ESE3016 Programming Methodology

This subject introduces the fundamental concepts of problem solving by computing and programming using an imperative programming language. It is the first and foremost introductory course to computing. Topics covered include computational thinking and computational problem solving, designing and specifying an algorithm, basic problem formulation and problem-solving approaches, program development, coding, testing and debugging, fundamental programming constructs (variables, types, expressions, assignments, functions, control structures, etc.), fundamental data structures (arrays, strings, composite data types), basic sorting, and recursion.


Subject Code Subject Credit Units
ECD3001 Social Science: Understanding Behaviour, Culture & Society

This subject strives to cultivate an understanding of core issues, fundamental theories and philosophical stances in the social sciences, and explores the manner in which social scientists formulate questions about society that can be addressed with empirical research.

EMA3002 Modelling & Analysis

The main objective of this subject is to provide students firm foundations of single variable calculus so that they can apply calculus to model, solve and analyse applied math problems. It aims to motivate students on the importance of calculus through a plethora of applications in engineering, physical and biological sciences, computer science, finance, economics, probability and statistics and other topics. On top of the basic concepts, techniques and applications of two branches of calculus - differentiation and integration, students will also learn to use simple software to implement numerical methods in calculus.

ESC3002 Physical World

This subject provide students with the ability to understand and explain the inner mechanism of the physical world based on the principles of mechanics and thermodynamics. It aims to help students appreciate the beauty of physics and enable them to apply key concepts learnt to evaluate and address physics-based problems to make a positive impact on the world. By using concepts established through simplified mathematical models, reverse engineering case studies and experiential learning through hands-on demonstrations, connections between physics concepts and theoretical models are reinforced with practice.

ESE3015 Computational Thinking for Design

This subject covers programming both in the architectural design and computing contexts targeted at novice programmers. It will introduce students to programming and design computing skills that are essential for their studies. Students will learn visual programming and python programming together with design concepts, and will apply these skills in related projects.


Subject Code Subject Credit Units
EMI3011 Cleanroom & Vacuum Technology

This subject introduces you to vacuum & plasma technologies as well as industry good practices of contamination control in a cleanroom work environment, complete with wafer processing and metrology equipment, deionized water system and speciality gas facilities. You will be trained to operate comprehensive vacuum systems which are configured with different vacuum pumps, pressure gauges, pressure & flow controllers and plasma systems through a series of laboratory exercises.

EMI3010 Wafer Fabrication Technology

The subject covers key device, process and equipment technologies in silicon wafer fabrication. You will learn the fundamental principles of commonly used IC devices, wafer fabrication processes, fabrication-related IC defects and their causes, as well as the working principles of semiconductor processing equipment. You will also perform process and device simulations with industry software platforms and operate key wafer fabrication equipment in the cleanroom environment to process silicon wafer and fabricate microelectronics device prototypes.

Special Electives

Students can opt to take Special Electives when offered. These optional subjects aim to stretch the students' potential to enable them meet their aspirations. They are taken in addition to the diploma cluster elective subjects.

Subject Code Subject Credit Units
EED3009 Special Project 1

The focus of this subject is on the application of students’ existing domain knowledge to develop a deliverable.  The subject will introduce new skills and knowledge specific to the project, as and when required.

EED3010 Special Project 2

This subject provides opportunities for students to apply the acquired knowledge and skills, along with their fundamental and in-depth knowledge from different subjects to designing, developing, and implementing a well-engineered project solution.

EED3011 Higher Engineering Skills 1

Higher Engineering Skills 1 and 2 aim to impart some special design and hands-on skills that allow you to acquire knowledge and skills that are not normally incorporated into a diploma programme. These Special Elective subjects will equip you with the skills and knowledge to participate in competitions and enable you to tackle real challenges.

EED3012 Higher Engineering Skills 2

Higher Engineering Skills 1 and 2 aim to impart some special design and hands-on skills that allow you to acquire knowledge and skills that are not normally incorporated into a diploma programme. These Special Elective subjects will equip you with the skills and knowledge to participate in competitions and enable you to tackle real challenges.

EMA3001 Higher Engineering Mathematics

The subject introduces mathematical concepts and techniques used in advanced engineering courses. You will learn topics in calculus such as limits and continuity, infinite series, improper integrals, multiple integrals, higher order differential equations, 2D and 3D analytic geometry, and partial differentiation.


You will also take this set of subjects that equips you with the crucial 21st-Century life skills you need to navigate the modern world as an agile, forward-thinking individual and team player.

Subject Code Subject Credit Units
ESI3003 Student Internship Programme

This structured programme is designed to link your learning with the real work environment. You will be placed in organisation(s) with opportunities to apply the concepts and skills acquired in the course of your study. Besides reinforcing technical concepts and mastering of skills in areas that you have been trained, the practical training will enable you to build important skills such as problem-solving, communication, teamwork, and to cultivate good attitude and a strong work ethic.

ETX1001 Effective Communication

This subject introduces the fundamentals of effective communication. It also covers how to communicate with and convince an audience through writing and speaking tasks. The skills in this subject will include the application of strategies for communication, appropriate vocabulary, language features, visual aids, tone and style. The Message, Audience, Purpose and Strategy (MAPS) framework will also be applied when planning and engaging in written and verbal communication.​ There will be opportunities to communicate and collaborate through active learning activities, apply digital and information literacy skills and build competence through self-directed learning.

ETX1002 Professional Communication

This subject covers professional communication skills for the workplace and employability skills in the areas of career preparation. It covers communication and interpersonal skills, including effective virtual communication etiquette, and conducting oneself professionally in the workplace. In addition, essential career preparation skills such as resume writing and interview skills, needed to seek and secure work would be included. The Message, Audience, Purpose and Strategy (MAPS) framework would also be applied when engaging in written and verbal communication. There will be opportunities to communicate and collaborate through active learning activities, apply digital and information literacy skills and build competence through self-directed learning.

GTP1301 Current Issues & Critical Thinking

This subject covers current issues, including diverse local and global concerns, that will impact lives and may have critical implications for Singapore. There will be opportunities to build competence through self-directed learning, communicate and collaborate in active discussions and objectively analyse issues using digital and information literacy skills and critical thinking scaffolds.

GTP1201 Career Readiness

This subject focuses on personal management skills. It develops an understanding of one’s career interests, values, personality and skills for career success. It covers the necessary knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to succeed in the workplace and achieve professional goals. There will be exposure to apply digital and information literacy skills, build competence through self-directed learning methods, and acquire the skills of being a lifelong learner.

GTP1202 Career Management

This subject focuses on career management skills. It covers the importance of workplace readiness skills to adapt and respond to the changing job market environment. Career ownership and continuous learning for lifelong employability will be emphasised. There will be exposure to apply digital and information literacy skills, build competence through self-directed learning, and acquire the skills of being a lifelong learner.

TGS1002 Global Studies

This subject provides essential skills and knowledge to prepare students for an overseas experience. They will examine the elements of culture and learn the key principles of cross-cultural communication. In addition, they will gain an appreciation and awareness of the political, economic, technological and social landscape to function effectively in a global environment. The subject prepares students to be responsible global citizens and leaders who can contribute to the global community through effective communication and collaboration.

GTP1302 Guided Learning*

The subject introduces students to the concepts and process of self-directed learning in a chosen area of inquiry. The process focusses on four stages: planning, performing, monitoring and reflecting. Students get to plan their individual learning project, refine and execute the learning plan, as well as monitor and reflect on their learning progress and project. The learning will be captured and showcased through a curated portfolio. The self-directed learning project will broaden and/or deepen a student’s knowledge and skills. Students will enhance their problem solving and digital literacy skills through this subject.

INV1001 Innovation & Entrepreneurship

The subject is designed for learners from all disciplines to embrace innovation in either their specialised field or beyond.  Learners will be taught to apply the Design Thinking framework to develop problem statements, ideate and identify feasible solutions. Learners will be exposed to several tools for prototyping. In addition, commercial awareness will be imbued in learners through various innovation and entrepreneurship concepts or tools. This subject also prepares students to be self-directed lifelong learners who are digital and information literate. It nurtures communicative and collaborative citizens who can use objective analysis in problem-solving.


GTP1101 Leadership Fundamentals

This subject focuses on self-leadership based on the values of integrity, respect, and responsibility. Increasing awareness of self and others will lay the foundations for personal and relationship effectiveness. Consequential thinking, clear articulation of personal values and visions, emphatic listening, and collaboration in serving others are some of the essential skills covered in this leadership journey. There will be opportunities to build and to apply the concepts of being a values-centred leader.

GTP1102 Leadership in Action

This subject focuses on Service Learning as an experiential platform to apply the tenets of Self and Team Leadership. Service Learning will be the capstone project for this subject, which will require an analysis of the diverse needs of the community, collaboration with community partners and demonstration of learning, including key elements of empathy. There will be opportunities to build and to apply the concepts of being a values-centred leader.

LSW1002 Sports & Wellness

This subject reinforces the fundamental knowledge learnt on health, fitness, exercise and sports. Hands-in time will be allocated for a greater variety of fitness exercises and sports skills in a recreation setting. In addition, theoretical knowledge such as sports safety and risk management when participating in physical activities will be introduced. Guidance will be provided for improvement of physical fitness, acquiring of sports skills and relating theoretical knowledge to the physical activities.

TGS1001 Sustainability & Climate Action*

This subject prepares students to be responsible global citizens and future leaders who can contribute to the global community.  It introduces the topics of sustainability and explores how human societies can act to build a sustainable future. This subject focuses on the impact of climate change, potential solutions to climate change, and the future of the green economy from global and local perspectives.


* Students must choose to take either Sustainability & Climate Action or Guided Learning.

Graduation Requirements
Cumulative Grade Point Average
min 1.0
TP Fundamentals Subjects
40 credit units
Diploma Core Subjects
82 credit units
Diploma Cluster Elective Subjects
8 credit units
Total Credit Units Completed
min 130 credit units

Career Prospects

In Singapore, the Electronics industry employs more than 68,000 workers, with the figure set to increase as more semiconductor facilities are being built.

With this diploma, you will have excellent and flexible career prospects in the consumer & industrial electronics, aerospace, robotics & automation, semiconductor, land transport, bio-pharmaceuticals, energy & power/chemicals, healthcare, telecommunications, instrumentation & control, computing, retail and logistic industries.

Potential jobs for you include:

Course Review

"This hands-on focus in this course gave me valuable practical skills and taught me to think out of the box to solve problems systematically.  I also enjoyed taking part in CCA activities which gave me countless opportunities for self-growth.”


Isabel Judith Koh (2021)
A*STAR Science Award scholarship recipient, 2021

“This course has not only honed my knowledge and skills-sets, but also moulded my perseverance, people management skills, and leadership qualities.  It also gave me a strong foundation that earned me direct entry into Year 2 of my university course.”


Nathaniel Yoong (2021)
Bachelor of Engineering, NTU

JT Legal LLC        

“My diploma course exposed me to problem-based learning and taught  me that one issue can have many solutions, just as there are multiple ways to solve a problem in life.  I am grateful that my diploma enabled me to land a dream job in the electronics sector.”


Alpana Rai (2020)
Micron Inc.

Course Fees

PET Course Fee


The table below shows the total subsidised fees (inclusive of GST) payable. 

(Age below 40 in the year 2021) 



There are 2 semesters in each Academic YEAR (AY). The billing periods for AY 2024/2025 are:
Semester 1:  15 April 2024 – 13 October 2024 
Semester 2:  14 October 2024 – 13 April 2025

Fees are billed and payable by semester. They are usually payable in June for Semester 1 and December for Semester 2.


View course fees for other intakes, subsidies, grants, bursary and awards at the Fees & Financial matters section. 

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