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Diploma in Information Technology



What will I learn?

Developed and awarded by the Singapore Institute of Management, Singapore

This programme is designed to equip you with a strong understanding of core skills that are relevant to the IT industry, especially skills needed for developing broad-based information systems which support business needs and achieve competitive advantage.

The uniqueness of DIT programme is its emphasis on practical problem-solving and decision-making skills essential to today’s knowledge-based economy. Furthermore, it provides a broad-based software development training to complement the national effort in nurturing infocomm talents to join the infocomm industry, and to help meet the Infocomm manpower demands and realising the Singapore vision.

Further Education

Upon successful completion of the DIT programme, the latter offered a viable and attractive educational pathway to undergraduate programmes (with advance standing).

Career Prospects

Graduates of the Diploma in Information Technology will continue to find jobs in Software, IT Services, Internet and end-user organisations. Fresh graduates are typically employed in entrant positions of IT Development job roles and Network and Systems related job roles.



  • Business Statistics with Python
  • Communications and Networks
  • Database Management and Security
  • Interaction Design
  • IT Project Management
  • Problem Solving
  • Programming Fundamentals
  • Systems Development Techniques

Which department am I in?

SIM Global Education

Study options

Full Time (12 months)

Tuition fees
SG$9,630.00 (5,92,980) per year
Application deadline

Expected January 2024

More details

Start date

Expected April 2023


SIM Global Education

461 Clementi Road,

599491, Singapore

Entry requirements

For international students

Applicants will be assessed on the qualification’s equivalent to the GCE ‘A’ level examinations.

English Language Requirement

  • GCE ‘O’ level credit pass (Grade 1 to 6) in English (as a first language); or
  • IELTS with an overall score of at least 5.5; or
  • TOEFL score of at least 550 (paper-based) or 213 (computer-based) plus 4 in the Test of Written English (TWE) or 79 (iBT); or
  • An equivalent English language qualification.

Applicants who do not meet the English language requirement would need to undergo the Certificate in English Language (CEL) programme before enrolment in the Diploma programme.


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