Diploma in Information Technology

Provided by Informatics Academy Singapore


Awarded by Informatics Academy, Singapore

Course introduction


Upon completion of Diploma in Information Technology, students will acquire a sound, theoretical knowledge in Information Technology (IT) and practical skills in the management of hardware and software development. The student will also aquire programming languages skill such as C programming, database query language, Visual Basic.Net and Java programmingh language to allow student to be competent in application and web-site development as well as the configuration of network and server operating system in today complex business environment.

Assessment Structure

Students will be assessed through a combination of coursework and project. Coursework may be in the form of class tests and assignments. Assessment methods may vary according to individual module requirements.

Assessment Structure Test Assignment Project Exam
C Programming NA 30% 70% NA
Structured Query Language NA 30% 70% NA
Java Programming NA 30% 70% NA
Networking Essentials NA 30% 70% NA
Operating Systems NA 30% 70% NA
Essentials Of E-Commerce NA 30% 70% NA
Visual Basic.Net NA NA 100% NA
Web Publishing With Html, Javascript And Java Applets NA NA 100% NA

Curriculum Overview

Programme Structure

C Programming - IT202

This module provides students with the fundamental knowledge needed in the other programming modules. Students will learn to build an application that would help users to manage and update data.

Structured Quary Language -IT211

This module equips students with the ability to describe relational aspects of a database management system. It also covers the fundamentals of the relational model design and introduction of Structured Query Language (SQL).

Java Programming - IT209

This module introduces and explores the object-oriented features by using Java programming language. Students will learn to design and develop Java-based file management applications.

Networking Essentials - IT207

This module provides students with the theoretical knowledge and practical experience on the fundamentals of networking, which includes basic networking systems and internet-working devices.

Operating Systems - IT201

This module introduces the fundamentals of Linux and gain a basic understanding of the core features of Linux Operating System. Students will learn about the Linux server environment and how it is managed. The aim of this module is to provide an understanding of concepts used in the administration of Linux Operating System.

Essentials of E-Commerce - IT210

This module covers the differences between electronic and traditional commerce, and explain the international nature of e-commerce. It also highlights how the growth of the internet and other significant forces have catapulted e-commerce to what it is today.

Visual Basic.Net - IT204.NET

This module provides students with the fundamentals of Visual Basic .NET for writing Desktop Window applications. It also covers database programming using ADO.NET, as well as Classes and Objects.

Web Publishing with HTML.Javascript and Java Applets - IT206

This module enables students to create websites using HTML, Javascript as well as Java Applets. Students will also learn to create built-in forms, handle web events, and create Javascript Objects and Applets.

Area of Studies

Progression Pathway

Upon successful completion of the Diploma in Information Technology awarded by Informatics Academy, the student is eligible to apply for an Informatics Academy Advanced Diploma in Information Technology.

Graduation Requirement

Upon successful completion of all modules, students will be awarded with a Diploma in Information Technology Awarded by Informatics Academy .

Entry Requirements


* Certificate in Foundation Skills awarded by Informatics Academy; OR
* 2 GCE A Level; OR 
* IB Diploma or other equivalent pre-university certifications

* Certificate in Proficiency in English awarded by 
   Informatics Academy; OR
* GCE ‘O’ Level – C6; OR 
* IELTS 5.5 and equivalent

Matured Entry: Minimum 30 years old with 8 years of relevant working experience.

Duration & Intake

Programme Duration

Delivery Model

Combination of lectures, tutorials and workshop conducted in classroom environment at Informatics Academy campus. Lessons are typically in blocks of 3-hour sessions.


January, May, September
Online learning options available for May Intake

Course Duration

Full-time 10 months
Part-time 14 months

Fees & Funding

Local (Full time/Part time): $5,200.00
International (Full time): $8,000.00

* All fees exclude 7% GST