Certificate in English (for Secondary / Post-Secondary Education)

Provided by Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS)


Awarded by Management Development Institute of Singapore

Course introduction


Programme Objective 
By the end of the 6 months, students should be able to:

  • Develop students'confidence in using the target language for daily communication and academic work
  • Use a range of simple and appropriate words, phrases and expressions to convey meaning
  • Follow points in discussion on familiar everyday topic
  • Negotiate turn-taking in conversations on familiar topics and topics of immediate environment
  • Understand short, simple texts on familiar topics and topics of immediate environment
  • Produce 3 to 5 paragraphs on familiar topics and topics of immediate environment
  • Give reasons and explanations both in spoken and written form

Curriculum Overview

Programme Structure


Entry Requirements

All applicants must be of age 12 and above, and must obtain one of the following requirements:

Entry Requirements

  • At least completed PSLE or Primary School Education or its equivalent.
  • Student must at least score 66 marks and above in the MDIS's English Placement Test.
  • Achieve a minimum score of 20 marks and above in Duolingo English Test.

Duration & Intake

Programme Duration

Full-time: 6 months

Fees & Funding

Fees & Structure (International)

Structure Tuition Fees (inclusive of 8% GST) Non-Tuition Fees (inclusive of 8% GST)
Full-time S$4,212.00 (per level) S$1,037.00 - S$2,486.00
Application fees: S$486.00
# All application fees are non-refundable.
# All fees quoted are inclusive of GST at the prevailing rate.
# International: Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, PCIE exam fee, medical insurance, medical examination and administrative fee.
# Non-tuition fees for international students may vary.
# Non-tuition fees are non-refundable, refer to MDIS refund policy for more details.