Advanced Diploma in Engineering (Marine)

Provided by Avanta Academy


Awarded by Avanta Academy

Course introduction


Advanced Diploma in Engineering (Marine) is a top-up programme for those successfully complete the Diploma level. This programmes aim is to educate students with key skills required for analyse and solve technical problems and effective decision making. This programme develops students as competent as Foreman (or) Supervisor. The programme aim is to develop the role and responsibility ship building and repair technical team.

There is increasing global demand for rigs and drillships will plays an important part and Singapore as one of the leading builder of offshore equipment. This programme aim is to meet the industry demand and equip students with the knowledge that today’s ship buildings employers seeking for.

Upon completion of this course, the students may able to interpret the rig operation, auxillary devices, marine instruments and machine design and process.

Student to Teacher Ration:

Student to teacher ratio is 1 : 15

Mode of Assessment:

100% Examination
Passing Criteria

Minimum passing mark should be above 50%.


Below 49% F
50% to 59% E
60% to 69% D
70% to 79% C
80% to 89% B
90% to 99% A
100% A+

Curriculum Overview

Programme Structure

No. Module Code Module Title Contact Hours
(Inclusive of 3 hrs examination)

1 FM Fluid Mechanics 30
2 MP Mechanical Principles 30
3 EN Economics 30
4 SC Ship Chartering 30
5 MT Materials and Transport 30
6 PT Project 30

Entry Requirements

  • Diploma in Engineering (Marine) (awarded by Avanta Academy) or Other recognised Diploma from other institutions (Diploma in Electronics and Communication Engineering, Diploma in Marine Engineering, Diploma in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, Diploma in Electrical Engineering, Diploma in Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering from the Singapore Polytechnics or Singapore CPE registered Private Educational Institutions or International Diploma)
  • Minimum Grade E in any 3 GCE A Level including English and 2 Science subjects or equivalent
  • Minimum C6 in any 3 GCE O Level including English and 2 Science subjects (Grade C6 and above) with 3 years working experience in the engineering field
  • Working Experience: Matured candidate in the age of 30 & above with 8 years’ of related work experiences
  • Language Proficiency: WPLN Level 4

Duration & Intake

Programme Duration

1. Full-Time: 7 months
    Total Contact Hours: 180 (No breaks between exams and modules)
    Week Schedule: 5 days per week (3 hrs per day)

2. Part-Time: 7 months
    Total Contact Hours: 180 (No breaks between exams and modules)
    Week Schedule: 1 day per week (8 hrs per day)

Fees & Funding

SGD 2500