DIPLOMA IN COMPUTER ENGINEERING (S53, DCPE)
Full-time application is open to GCE 'O' Level / SPM / UEC / GCE 'A' holders and ITE graduates.
Applicants should not be suffering from severe vision deficiency, acute hearing impairment or uncontrolled epilepsy. Interested applicants with any of these conditions are advised to contact Singapore Polytechnic for more information.
G.C.E. 'O' Level / SPM / UEC Qualifications
Applicants must obtain:
i) the following GCE 'O' Level grades at not more than two sittings and
ii) 26 points or better for the net ELR2B2 aggregate score (i.e. English Language, 2 relevant subjects and best 2 other subjects, including CCA Bonus points)
|i) English Language (as 1st Language)||D7*|
|ii) Mathematics (Elementary / Additional)||C6|
|iii) Any one of the following subjects |
- Combined Science
- Computing / Computer Studies
- Design & Technology
- Electronics / Fundamentals of Electronics
- Physical Science
- Physics / Engineering Science
- Science (Chemistry, Biology)
- Science (Physics, Biology)
- Science (Physics, Chemistry)
* Applicants offering SPM / UEC qualification must attain a minimum grade A+ to C / 1 to 6 for their Bahasa Inggeris (1119) / English Language.
SPM Grades A+ to C are equivalent to GCE 'O' Level Grades 1 to 6.
The JAE ELR2B2 indicates
the net aggregate score of the lowest and highest ranked students who were admitted to these courses in the JAE. These aggregate scores are meant as a reference for applicants applying to these courses, and do not constitute the admission scores for
subsequent admissions exercises.
GCE 'A' Level Qualification - Course Duration : 2.5 years^
|i) General Paper (English Medium)|
Knowledge & Inquiry
|A - E|
|ii) H2 Mathematics||A - D|
|iii) H2 Physics||A - D|
^ - Admission to the 2.5-year diploma course is based on merit.
Higher Nitec Qualification
Higher Nitec holders must have a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0.
Unless otherwise stated, the course duration of a Diploma course is 3 years.
|Relevant Higher Nitec|
|Advanced Manufacturing / Engineering with Business|
|Business Information Systems |
|Cyber & Network Security / Network Security Technology|
|Electrical Engineering #|
|Electronics Engineering / Industrial Electronics Engineering #|
|Electro-Mechanical Engineering #|
|IT Applications Development|
|IT Systems & Networks|
|Mechanical & Electrical Engineering Design / Mechanical & Electrical Drafting & Design|
|Mechatronics Engineering #|
|Rapid Transit Engineering|
|Robotics & Smart Systems |
|Security System Integration|
# Those with GPA of 3.5 or more and passed the Bridging Maths 1 (BM1) programme, or have obtained at least C6 grade in GCE ‘O’ Level Mathematics, may be admitted to the 2nd year of a 3 year course.
Nitec holders must have a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.5.
|Building Servicing / Building Services Technology /|
Building Services Technology (Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration) /
Building Services Technology (Mechanical & Electrical Services) /
Facility Technology /
Technology (Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration)
|Electrical Fitting & Installation /|
Electrical Installation & Servicing /
Electrical Technology /
Electrical Technology (Installation & Servicing)
|Electrical Technology (Lighting & Sound)|
|Electrical Power & Machines|
Electrical Technology (Power & Control) /
Electrical Technology (Power & Machines)
|Electro-Mechanical Servicing / Mechatronics /|
Mechatronics (Automation Technology) /
Mechatronics (Equipment Assembly) /
Mechatronics (Medical Technology)
|Electronics (Display Technology)|
|Electronics & Internet of Things |
|Electronics / Electronics Servicing /|
Electronics (Broadband Technology & Services) /
Electronics (Computer & Networking) /
Electronics (Computer Technology) /
Electronics (Disk Media) /
Electronics (Manufacturing) /
Electronics (Mobile Devices) /
Electronics (Video Technology) /
Electronics (Wafer Fabrication) /
Electronics (Wireless LAN)
|Electronics, Computer Networking and Communications|
|Facility Technology (Mechanical & Electrical Services)|
|Infocomm Technology /|
Info-Communications Technology (Networking & System Administration)
|Info-Communications Technology (Cloud Computing)|
|Mechatronics & Robotics |
|Mobile Systems & Services /|
Info-Communications Technology (Mobile Networks & Applications)
|Social Media & Web Development|
Students with international qualifications should refer to the Entry Criteria for International Qualifications.
Find out more about course fees and financial assistance schemes.