Diploma in Electrical Engineering Technology

Provided by PSB Academy


Awarded by PSB Academy

Course introduction


Electrical engineering technologists provide technical support and services in the design, development, testing, production and operation of electrical and electronic equipment and systems. They are employed by electrical utilities, communications companies, manufacturers of electrical and electronic equipment, consulting firms, government sectors and a wide range of manufacturing, processing and transportation industries.

The main objective of this course is to provide a solid foundation in electrical engineering education to students aspiring to become electrical engineering technologists or future graduates in electrical engineering and to train working adults to be competent in their field of electrical engineering and upgrade their knowledge skill level.

  • Industry Immersion
    Enjoy networking opportunities and access to professional events with The Institution of Engineers, Singapore and The Institution of Engineering and Technology student memberships.
  • Direct Entry To University
    Stand to receive exemptions when you advance to selected degree courses with us.
  • Essential Engineering Skills
    Gain training in professional skills such as semiconductor devices, amplifier and filter circuits, MATLAB programming and Arduino fundamentals.
  • Purpose-built STEM Campus
    Immerse yourself in a STEM-focused environment equipped with facilities such as an engineering lab, a fluid mechanics lab, a dedicated engineering project room and multiple computer labs running AutoCAD, MATLAB and other specialised software.

Potential Career Opportunities
  • CAD Technician
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Equipment Engineer

Curriculum Overview

Programme Structure

  • Engineering Mathematics 1
  • Engineering Mathematics 2
  • Electrical and Electronic Principles 1
  • Electrical and Electronic Principles 2
  • Circuit Theory and Analysis
  • Research Project
  • Fundamentals of Programming
  • Academic Reading and Writing 2
  • Communication and Information Systems

Entry Requirements

Local Qualifications

  • 2 GCE ‘A’ Levels; OR
  • PSB Certificate in Engineering Foundation; OR
  • Mature candidates (≥30 years old with 8 years work experience); OR
  • Candidates with other qualifications will be considered as case-by-case basis.
Minimum Age Requirement
  • 16 years old

English Language Requirements
  • GCE ‘O’ level English (grade 1 to 7); OR
  • IELTS score of 5.5; OR
  • PSB Academy’s Certificate in English Proficiency programme; OR
  • PSB Academy English Proficiency Test; OR
  • An equivalent English language qualification

Duration & Intake

Programme Duration

12 months
[Part-time option available]

Intake Periods

  • January, April, July, October

Fees & Funding

Total Course Fees

  Singapore-based students International students
Total course fee S$8,838.20 S$12,947.00
Rate for progressing students (after rebate) S$7,594.38 N.A.
Note: All fees are subject to annual revision.

Mandatory Fees
Scenario-based mandatory fees Singapore-based students International students
Application fee S$107.00 S$450.00
Induction and development fee (new students) S$321.00 S$1,070
Induction and development fee (progressing students) S$321.00 N.A.
Student’s Pass issuance and multiple journey visa fees (varies by country) N.A. S$60 – S$90
Note: All fees are subject to annual revision.