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Certificate in Proficiency in English




What will I learn?

The Certificate in Proficiency in English provides students with a strong foundation in English that will enable them to advance their studies in Higher Education. The Proficiency in English programme is designed for students who wish to pursue advanced courses at Informatics centres or to improve their English in a social or business context. It will bridge the differences in skills and knowledge set between students with diverse educational backgrounds, including those whose first language is not English. This programme serves to prepare students for the IELTS or TOEFL test. The course covers the following components:

• Grammar

• Vocabulary

• Composition/Writing skills

• Comprehension

• Oral Skills

Delivery model

Combination of lectures, tutorials and workshops in a classroom environment at Informatics Academy campus. Lessons are typically in blocks of 4-hour sessions.

Module Synopsis

  • Pre-elementary
  • Elementary
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Professional

Graduation Requirements

Upon successful completion of all modules, students will be eligible for the Certificate in Proficiency in English awarded by Informatics Academy.


Upon successful completion of the Certificate in Proficiency in English awarded by Informatics Academy, the student is eligible to apply for an Informatics Academy Foundation programme.

Which department am I in?

Informatics Academy

Study options

Full Time (12 months)

Tuition fees
SG$9,416.00 (5,84,119) per year
Student Pass Processing And Administrative Fees: SG $321
Start date

Expected April, June, September 2023


Informatics Academy

100 Victoria Street,

#13-01/02 National Library Building,

188064, Singapore

Entry requirements

For international students

Students must satisfy the following requirements:

  • Minimum Age: 15 years old

Students are required to take an Informatics Proficiency in English Placement Test before they are placed and enrolled into the respective level of the Proficiency in English programme. Students who have other relevant qualifications may be given exemptions, subject to prevailing rules and regulations of Informatics Academy. Students may be required to undertake an entrance test to assess his competency and depending on their score, they may be granted exemption in some courses.


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