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Foundation Diploma for Tertiary Studies

Provided by: TMC Academy
Awarded by: TMC Academy

Course Introduction

About The Course

The Foundation Diploma for Tertiary Studies is developed to prepare students for higher education. The Foundation Diploma provides the necessary theoretical knowledge and hands-on experience in multi-disciplinary studies to prepare students for different disciplines in the next level of studies.

Course Assessment

The modules will be assessed through the use of coursework-based assessments and examinations.

Teaching and Learning

Lectures, tutorials and independent learning are employed. To make sure that students have a clear understanding of the concepts, tutorials are used to re-emphasize the key areas.

Independent learning involves pupils taking the initiative in recognizing learning requirements and undertaking activities to meet them. These activities could take the form of research, tutorial exercises, review questions and coursework.

Curriculum Overview

Modules
  • Strategies for Academic Success
  • Communication
  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Introduction to Social and Digital Media
  • Psychology Applied to Work
  • Project

Entry Requirements

  Local International
Age 16 years old
Academic Qualification Any of the following:
  • Obtained at least a C6 at GCE O level in any 3 subjects
  • NITEC or Higher NITEC
  • Integrated Programme (3 passes at a level equivalent to Secondary 4)
  • TMC Certificate in Tertiary Foundation Programme
Completed Secondary education or Year 9
English Proficiency
Any of the following:
  • At least a C6 at GCE O level English
  • Completed TMC Certificate in Tertiary Foundation Programme
  • Completed a prior Diploma where medium of instruction is English
  • Pass an English online test and an interview with the Dean/HOD/designate
Any of the following:
  • IELTS 5.0 or TOEFL (Paper) ≥ 500 or,
  • TOEFL (Computer) ≥ 175 or,
  • TOEFL (Internet) ≥ 60 or,
  • TOEIC ≥ 500
  • Completed a prior Certificate or Diploma where medium of instruction is English
  • Attend and pass Certificate in English up to Advanced 1 level
Mature Candidates ≥ 30 years old with 8 years of working experience

Fees & Funding

Local
Course Fee
Full-Time: $4,704
Part-Time: $4,704

$500 SkillsFuture Credits applicable to cover course fees. Visit myskillsfuture.sg for details or submit a course enquiry to reach us.

Administrative Fee
(New Student / TMC’s Existing / Local Transfer Student)
All the course fees stated below are inclusive of course materials, examination fee and lab fee unless stated otherwise. Repeat fees and other administrative fees are listed in the Miscellaneous Fee List.
 
Application Fee
$100
Fee Protection Scheme Fee
0.75% of (Course Fee less grant + Medical Insurance)OR $25 whichever is higher
Medical Insurance Fee
$80 Per Course Per Year
All fees subject to prevailing GST of 7%

International
Course Fee
With Advanced 2 And Academic English  $11.250
With Academic English  $9,550
Without English modules  $ 7,850

Administrative Fee
(New Student / TMC’s Existing / Local Transfer Student)
All the course fees stated below are inclusive of course materials, examination fee and lab fee unless stated otherwise. Repeat fees and other administrative fees are listed in the Miscellaneous Fee List.
Single / Bundled Programs
Application Fees: $200
International Student Administrative Fee: $650
Existing / Local Transfer
Application Fees: $100
International Student Administrative Fee: $350
Fee Protection Scheme Fee
0.75% of (Course Fee less grant + Medical Insurance + International Student Administrative Fee) OR $25whichever is higher
Medical Insurance Fee
$80 Per Course Per Year
All fees subject to prevailing GST of 7%

ll fees indicated are in Singapore Dollars (SGD)
 

Study Mode & Duration

DURATION:
Full-Time: 9 months
Part-Time: 10 months

INTAKE:
January / February / April / May / June / July / August / October / November
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