Diploma in Infocomm Technology

Provided by PSB Academy


Awarded by PSB Academy

Course introduction


This course aims to provide students with a strong basic foundation to develop relevant applications for businesses and public organisations. Students will be equipped with the essential knowledge of business processes and technical skills required to harness the power of information and communication technologies. They will also be able to adopt the good practices in Software Engineering to analyse, design, develop and implement effective information systems to support various industries’ information needs.

  • Industry Certification
    Earn both the optional EC-Council Certified Security Specialist (ECSS) and an academic diploma.
  • Industry Immersion
    Enjoy opportunities for career mentoring, engagement with industry veterans and complimentary access to professional events with Singapore Computer Society and The Institution of Engineering and Technology student chapter memberships.
  • Direct Entry To University
    Stand to receive exemptions when you advance to selected degree courses with us.
  • Essential InfoComm Technology Skills
    Gain training in professional skills such as software engineering, programming, data communication and networking.

Potential Career Opportunities
  • Desktop Support Engineer
  • Software Business Analyst
  • Software Engineer

Curriculum Overview

Programme Structure

  • Introduction to Computer and Operating Systems
  • Introduction to Software Engineering
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Data Communication and Networking
  • Academic Reading and Writing 2
Elective Modules (choose 3 modules)
  • Information Systems and the Organisations
  • Database Design and Modelling
  • Security Specialist*
  • Applied Communication
*Student must achieve an overall mark of at least 50% in order to obtain a pass grade in the module to satisfy PSB Academy Diploma requirement and an overall mark of at least 70% in order to obtain the EC-Council Certification: EC-Council Certified Security Specialist (ECSS).

Internal Assessment
  • Written Exam
  • Assignment / Project
  • Online Quiz
  • Online Assessments
External Exam
  • EC-Council Certification Exam for module “Secure Computer User – Certified Secure Computer User (CSCU)”

Entry Requirements

Local Qualifications

  • 2 GCE ‘A’ levels; OR
  • PSB Academy Certificate in InfoComm Technology; OR
  • Mature candidates (≥30 years old with 8 years work experience)
  • 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$6,933.60 S$10,807.00
Rate for progressing students (after rebate) S$6,240.24 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.