What will I learn?

Strong combination of IT skills and business training in banking and finance

Business modules taught by NP’s School of Business & Accountancy

Internships at leading banks like DBS, OCBC and UOB

Additional professional certifications in ERP

WHAT THE COURSE IS ABOUT

If you are IT savvy and want to bank on your expertise for a career in the banking and finance industry, the Diploma in Financial Informatics (FI) will help you get there.

A perfect marriage of the strengths of Ngee Ann’s School of InfoComm Technology and School of Business & Accountancy, FI will equip you with both technical and business know-how.

You will be trained to develop technologies and information systems for use in banks and enterprises, and learn how to analyse financial data, and design and manage business processes and systems. You will gain in-depth knowledge of and practical experience with industry-standard software. With FI, you can also attain professional certification in ERP1 with market leaders such as SAP.

In your first year, you will be equipped with the fundamentals of business concepts and programming, and cover modules such as accounting, business statistics, economics and fundamentals of programming.

Careers

With your IT and financial knowledge, you will make the ideal techno-strategist valued by banks, financial institutions and enterprises. Through further studies, you can advance to become business consultants, business intelligence analysts, application consultants, solutions architects, project managers and more.

Further studies

FI graduates get advanced standing when enrolling for IT or business-related degree programmes at local and overseas universities. These include National University of Singapore, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore Management University, Singapore University of Technology and Design, University of New South Wales (Australia), University of Melbourne (Australia) and Monash University (Australia).

You can also apply to Singapore Institute of Technology for a Bachelor of Science in Real-Time Interactive Simulation offered to poly graduates by the DigiPen Institute of Technology in Singapore. Students will enjoy advanced standing and subsidised fees.

Financial Analytics

You will learn how to analyse large amounts of data to help financial institutions make effective and timely decisions.

In your final year, you can go on a four-month internship with leading financial institutions such as DBS, OCBC and UOB to gain industry experience.

1 Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is an information system that integrates all areas of a business including planning, production, accounting, sales & marketing. SAP is the market leader for ERP.

Which department am I in?

School of InfoComm Technology

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
SG$9,050.00 (4,94,265) per year
Start date

Expected October 2021

Venue

School of InfoComm Technology

Ngee Ann Polytechnic,

535 Clementi Road,

599489, Singapore

Entry requirements

For international students

AGGREGATE TYPE ELR2B2-B

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

Subject : English Language as a First Language: 1–6 ('O' Level Grade); Mathematics (Elementary/Additional): 1–7 ('O' Level Grade); any two other subjects: 1–6 ('O' Level Grade)

You must have also sat for a Science or Design & Technology or Food & Nutrition or a relevant OSIE / Applied Subject and fulfil the aggregate computation requirements.

Candidates with severe vision deficiency should not apply for the course.

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