Diploma in Mechanical Engineering Technology

Provided by PSB Academy


Awarded by PSB Academy

Course introduction


Mechanical engineering technologists provide technical support and services in mechanical engineering field such as the design, development, maintenance, and testing of machines; components, tools, heating, and ventilating systems; power generation and power conversion plants, manufacturing plants and equipment. They are employed by consulting and engineering firms, manufacturing and processing companies, educational institutions, and many other sectors.

The main objective of this programme is to provide a solid foundation in mechanical engineering education to students aspiring to become mechanical/aerospace/electro-mechanical engineering technologists or future graduates in mechanical/aerospace/electro-mechanical engineering and to train working adults to be competent in their field of mechanical 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 thermofluids and engineering mechanics, and usage of CAE software.
  • 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
  • Aerospace Engineer
  • Mechatronics Engineer
  • Production Planner

Curriculum Overview

Programme Structure

  • Engineering Mathematics 1
  • Engineering Mathematics 2
  • Electrical and Electronic Principles 1
  • Mechanical Science
  • Engineering Computation and Drawing
  • Academic Reading and Writing 2
  • Mechanical Design and Engineering Applications
  • Strength of Materials
  • Engineering Materials and Manufacturing Processes
Internal Assessment
  • Written Exam
  • Assignment / Project
  • Computer-Based Coursework
  • Online Assessments

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.