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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
 
Application Fee $107.00
Course Fee $5,033.28
Administrative Fee
Medical Insurance $85.60
Fee Protection Scheme $38.39
Total Programme Fee Excluding Application Fee
  $5,157.27

All fees indicated are in Singapore Dollars (SGD) and inclusive of GST unless stated otherwise. Course fee excludes application fee of $107.00.

International
 
Application Fee $214.00
Course Fee $6,420.00
Administrative Fee
International Student Admin Fee* $695.50
Medical Insurance $85.60
Fee Protection Scheme $54.01
Total Programme Fee Excluding Application Fee
  $7,255.11
*International Student Admin Fee is charged once for bundled courses. Students not on bundled course will be charged an additional $367.50 International Student Admin fee if they progress to the next course.
 
All fees indicated are in Singapore Dollars (SGD) and inclusive of GST unless stated otherwise. Course fee excludes application fee of $214.00.
 

Study Mode & Duration

DURATION:
Full-Time: 8 months
Part-Time: 10 months

INTAKE:
January / March / May* / July / September / October / November*
* Special intake with longer durations
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