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Higher Diploma in Electronic Engineering (Full-time)

Auston Institute of Management

Course introduction


This course is designed to give students a firm foundation of electronic and general engineering principals upon which to build their engineering academic and professional careers.

In the 12 modules, students will cover a variety of topics from electrical engineering (before the plug), electronic engineering (from the plug onward), analogue signals, digital signals, micro-controller programming, instrumentation and controls, and more.

Graduation and Progression

Students will be awarded with Higher Diploma in Electronic Engineering upon completion of the programme. Graduates of the programme can then move on to pursue Bachelor’s degree programmes with one of our university partners.

  • Birmingham City University
  • University of Wolverhampton

Curriculum Overview

Programme Structure

Year 1:

  • Electrical Engineering I
  • Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Digital Electronics
  • Communication Systems
  • Computer Architecture
Year 2:
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Signals and Systems
  • Instrumentation and Control Engineering
  • Project
  • Data Communications and Networking
  • Advanced Digital Electronics

Professional Development Modules*
  • Business English (T1 & 2)
  • Business Communication (T3 & 4)
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Introduction to Programming

*Full-Time students only
**The order of modules may subject to change due to availability

Entry Requirements

Candidates aged 18 years or older are eligible to enter the Higher Diploma programme with one of the following qualifications:

  • GCE ‘A’ levels
  • Higher NITEC
  • Auston Certificate
  • Other equivalent qualification from recognised institutions (completed 12 years of formal education)
  • Matured candidates with more than 2 years of relevant experience
Applicants whose first language is not English or whose previous qualification was not taught and assessed in English must provide evidence of attainment in English Language by achieving a GCE ‘O’ level C6, an IELTS 5.5 or an equivalent qualification.

Duration & Intake

Programme Duration

Course Length (Study Mode)

  • 16 Months (Full-Time)
  • 24 Months (Part-Time)

  • 12 Core Modules

Intake Dates
  • February, June, October

Course Delivery

Lectures, tutorials, seminars, example workshops, outside speakers, computer-based learning packages, group discussion and presentations and student centered learning

Fees & Funding

Study: Year 1 & Year 2

Tuition Fees

The tuition fee covers admin fee, tuition fee and study guides. Auston absorbs FPS and Medical Insurance fee.

  • Programme fee for full-time: SGD 14,700
  • Programme fee for part-time: SGD 10,500

Study: Year 2

Tuition Fees

The tuition fee covers admin fee, tuition fee and study guides. Auston absorbs FPS and Medical Insurance fee.
  • Programme fee for full-time: SGD 9,700
  • Programme fee for part-time: SGD 6,200

Non-tuition fees:

Non-refundable application fees are as follows:
  • Application fees for Singaporean/ PR: SGD 100.00
  • Application fees International Student: SGD 450.00

*All prices are subject to 7% Goods & Services Tax (GST).
*Installment plan is available. Please contact our course consultants to find out more.
*Medical Insurance is excluded for part-time students.
*All fees are subjected to change annually.