CHOOSING AN EEE DIPLOMA COURSE AT SP

1. What are the diploma courses School of EEE offers at Singapore Polytechnic (SP)?

SP’s School of EEE offers 4 diploma courses which are designed in alignment with Singapore’s manpower planning. You can click the links below to learn more about the 4 diploma courses.

 

2. How do I know which diploma course offered by School of EEE suits me?

The curriculum in each EEE diploma course is unique and industry-driven. The courses are designed to provide relevant knowledge and skills training to support the following key industry sectors.

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To help secondary school students make an informed decision on pursuing an EEE diploma course at SP, School of EEE offers a list of relevant Advanced Elective Modules (AEMs) for students to explore their interests, passions and career options. Click EEE Advanced Elective Modules to find out more.

You could also visit mySkillsFuture website to discover more about yourself.

Alternatively, you could seek advice from EEE course counsellors and do a Career Interest Profiling at SP Open House.

 

3. Which admission exercise would I qualify for if I am interested to pursue an EEE diploma course at SP?

The admissions exercise you would qualify for will depend on the type of qualifications you possess. The Table below shows the various pathways offered to secondary school students/applicants who are keen in pursuing a diploma course at SP:

ADMISSION EXERCISE AT SPELGIBILE FOR:
Joint Admission Exercise (JAE)Students with GCE "O" level qualification
Joint Polytechnic Admission Exercise (JPAE)Graduates from the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) with Higher Nitec or Nitec qualification.
Early Admission Exercise (EAE)Students who have registered to sit for the GCE O-Level examination in the year of EAE.
Early Admission Exercise (for ITE students) – EAE (I)ITE students who are in the final year of their Nitec or Higher Nitec course.
Poly Foundation Programme Admission Exercise (PFPAE)Secondary 4 Normal (Academic) students with good GCE “N” level qualification.
Direct Admission Exercise (DAE)Ex-polytechnic students and students with foreign qualifications.

Visit SP Admissions  for more information on the admission criteria and application period.

 

4. How should I prepare myself if I am keen to apply for an EEE diploma course in SP under the Early Admissions Exercise (EAE)?

EAE is an admission exercise that allows graduating O-Level students to apply and receive conditional offers for admission to SP based on their aptitudes and interests before taking their GCE O-Level examination.

Therefore it is never too early to start building up your portfolio of achievements, awards and work samples if you have strong aptitude and interest in any of the EEE diploma courses at SP. 

School of EEE, SP, will have the discretion to determine the mode of assessment such as portfolio, interview and aptitude test, where relevant and appropriate. The aptitude tests for EEE Diploma Courses comprises multiple choice questions on logical thinking, mathematics, and relevant topics on the specific course which you apply for.

The following diagram illustrates how you can journey towards EAE.

 

 

 

 

5. What is the opportunity for further education after I graduate from my EEE diploma course at SP?

More and more EEE graduates from SP are using their diplomas to serve as a gateway to further their education. In fact, our EEE graduates are offered direct entry/advanced standing at local and overseas universities respectively. Check these out at the respective Diploma Course site under “Further Careers & Studies”:

Diploma in Aerospace Electronics (DASE) - Further Careers & Studies
Diploma in Computer Engineering (DCPE) - Further Careers & Studies
Diploma in Electrical & Electronic Engineering (DEEE) - Further Careers & Studies
Diploma in Engineering with Business (DEB) - Further Careers & Studies

Alternatively you can consider upgrading via attending part-time courses such as advanced diploma courses, post-diploma courses, professional courses and certificate courses conducted by School of EEE at SP. Click SP EEE Part-Time Courses for more information about these part-time courses.

 

6. What is the career prospect after I graduate from my EEE diploma course at SP?

“Just as engineering helped transform Singapore into a modern state, it will continue to play a key role as the country strives to be a smart nation and overcome its lack of resources”, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at the 50th anniversary celebration of Singapore's Institution of Engineers. (reference: https:// www.straitstimes.com/politics/engineering-key-to-singapores-future-as-smart-nation-pm)

A recent Polytechnic Graduate Employment Survey found better job prospects for fresh poly graduates. The  published salary table showed the median gross monthly pay of graduates from different courses (reference: https ://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/education/better-job-prospects-for-fresh-poly-grads-last-year)

Find out more about the career prospects at the respective Diploma Course site under “Further Careers & Studies”:

Diploma in Aerospace Electronics (DASE) - Further Careers & Studies
Diploma in Computer Engineering (DCPE) - Further Careers & Studies
Diploma in Electrical & Electronic Engineering (DEEE) - Further Careers & Studies
Diploma in Engineering with Business (DEB) - Further Careers & Studies

 

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