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Diploma in Electronic and Computer Engineering (N44) Specialisation in Computer and Mobile Technology



What will I learn?

One of the most established electronic and computer engineering diplomas in Singapore, with strong links to the industry as well as local and overseas universities

Six-month internships with leading organisations such as Global Foundries, Xilinx and ST Kinetics

A Minor in Business Management offers more exciting career and degree opportunities

From the smart phones and laptops that we use to the vehicles that we travel in, everything involves electronics in some way. Learn how electronics shape the way people live, work and play with the Diploma in Electronic & Computer Engineering (ECE).

ECE gives you a strong foundation in electronics, computer and communication engineering. With our industry-relevant curriculum, you will be well-placed to meet the needs of the industry when you graduate.

In your first year, you will learn the fundamental aspects of engineering with modules such as Electrical Technology, Engineering Mechanics and Engineering Mathematics. You will also be taught Computer Programming and Electronic Design & Prototyping skills.

In your final year, you will put your knowledge to the test with a six-month internship with industry leaders such as Global Foundries, Xilinx, M1, Rohde & Schwarz Asia and ST Kinetics.

What’s more, you may even get the chance to work on cutting-edge research projects supervised by NTU professors or industry-sponsored projects at our technology centres. Plus, you will go on local and overseas study trips that will widen your exposure to the exciting world of engineering.


Electronics is one of the world’s largest industries, and that means you will enjoy many diverse and exciting career opportunities. You can be employed as an electronics engineer, product specialist or sales and marketing specialist.

You can also provide engineering support in the aerospace industries or work in the manufacturing sector. As demand for manpower surges in the areas of networking, mobile computing and digital media, you will also be able to find work as a network support engineer, mobile app developer or communications engineer.

Further studies

This diploma is recognised by leading universities both locally and abroad. You may be granted advanced standing of up to 18 months when applying for related degree programmes at the following universities:

• National University of Singapore

• Nanyang Technological University

• Singapore Institute of Technology

• Singapore University of Technology and Design

• University of Manchester (UK)

• University of Edinburgh (UK)

• University of New South Wales (Australia)

You can also apply for non-engineering degree courses. The Minor in Business Management will give you a head-start when applying for such courses.

Computer & Mobile Technology

You will learn how computer systems and mobile devices work, and how to develop applications for smart phones and tablets.

Which department am I in?

School of Engineering

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
SG$9,050.00 (5,57,266) per year
Start date

Expected October 2023


School of Engineering

Blk 7 Level 2, Ngee Ann Polytechnic,

535, Clementi Road,

599489, Singapore

Entry requirements

For international students


To be eligible for our diplomas, candidates must have the following GCE ‘O’ Level examination (or equivalent) results.

Subject : English Language: 1–7('O' Level Grade); Mathematics (Elementary/Additional): 1–6 ('O' Level Grade Science (with Physics, Chemistry or Biology component) or Biotechnology or Computer Studies or Design & Technology or Fundamentals of Electronics: 1–6 ('O' Level Grade)

You must also fulfill the aggregate computation requirements.

Candidates with English as a second language must have attained a minimum grade of 6.

Candidates with hearing deficiency or severe vision deficiency including colour appreciation deficiency should not apply for the course.


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