Electronics is a major industry in Singapore’s manufacturing sector, and is expected to continue to play a dominant role in the world economy.
This course is positioned to be in line with industry goals and trends. It aims to provide solid foundation in the principles and applications of electronics devices, circuits, instrumentation and systems, so as to equip students with the necessary skills sets to meet the changing needs of the industry.
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If you wish to take opt for the Diploma in Electronics, you need to come in through the Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) Programme (JAE code T05) or Common Engineering Programme (CEP) (JAE code T56). You will then undergo a common first year, before opting for, and branching out into, the Diploma in Electronics for your second and final years of study. You will then graduate with the Diploma in Electronics at the end of your third year of study.
The Last Aggregate Score for EEE and CEP for the previous year can be found here.
Definitely! Many of the electronics graduates have been accepted by both local and overseas universities alike. To name a few, local universities include NTU, NUS, SUTD and SMU. Advanced standing is also available for relevant programs offered by local and overseas universities, such as The University of Queensland (AUS), University of New South Wales (AUS), University of Southampton (UK), University of Edinburgh (UK), University of Mauritius (Mauritius), Athlone Institute of Technology (Ireland), Murdoch Universtity (AUS), etc.
Singapore’s vision is to become a world-class electronics hub with global leadership in manufacturing solutions, as well as in the creation and management of new products, applications and markets. With lower-end businesss shifting out as a result of increasing costs, over-capacity and the falling prices of products, new jobs will be created for knowledge-workers as the industry moves into high-end design work, wafer fabrication and marketing activities.
Working as professionals in a technical team, you will face challenging opportunities, and be able to excel in diversified industries such as microelectronics, telecommunications, instrumentation and control, computing, consumer and industrial electronics. You will have excellent prospects in aerospace electronics, telecommunications, instrumentation and control, computing, and consumer and industrial electronics. Your job areas may include product designing and testing, process and quality improvement, maintenance, marketing, sales and services.
The broad-based curriculum covered in the course provides you with a wide range of career options/paths. To be better prepared for the advancements in technology, second-year students will choose to take the Business Option or one of the following Elective Clusters, each of which comprises at least three subjects. These are: Avionics, Networking, and Robotics.