In the Infocomm Manpower Development Roadmap v2.0 (MDEV 2.0), the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) of Singapore has identified mobile application development as an emerging IT skillset that is critical for Singapore's IT manpower to remain competitive both globally and locally. In view of the demand of skills for the development of mobile applications, the School of Digital Media and Infocomm Technology (DMIT) is launching a Specialist Diploma in Mobile Apps Development.
The Specialist Diploma in Mobile Apps Development (SMAP) is a hybrid course comprising 75% face-to-face and 25% e-learning sessions. It is a part-time course taking place over a one year duration and is targeted at Degree or Diploma holders who wish to learn mobile application development.
The job opportunities in the mobile application development industry are increasing, and this course will equip our graduates with the requisite skills to increase their career prospects in this emerging field, or create their own applications for commercialisation.
Participants are required to bring computer Notebook when attending lessons, as you may need it to access the e-learning materials, writing reports, etc.
This course aims to equip students with the skills to develop mobile applications on the android platform. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to understand object-oriented concepts, design user interfaces for mobile devices, develop mobile applications, and create and consume web services.
Programmers, Project Leaders, Web Developers, Systems Analysts, Business Analysts, Application Developers and Mobile Application Developers.
Minimum Entry Requirements
Applicants should have a relevant engineering or IT Polytechnic Diploma/Degree from recognised institution or an equivalent qualification. Degree holders or polytechnic diploma from other disciplines must have at least 2 years of experience in programming.
Recognition of Prior Learning
Applicants who do not meet the entry requirements may be considered for admission to the course based on evidence of at least 5 years of relevant working experience or supporting evidence of competency readiness. Suitable applicants who are shortlisted will have to go through an interview and/or entrance test. The Polytechnic reserves the right to shortlist and admit applicants.
The course is a one-year part-time programme. It consists of 2 Post Diploma Certificates (PDC) conducted over 2 semesters, 1 PDC per semester. The first PDC to start with is PDC1. The classes are conducted in the evening.
This course consists of 2 post diploma certificates (PDCs). Each PDC comprises two modules and the details are as follows:Please Click for Module Synopsis
PDC 1 Certificate in Mobile User Interaction and Programming
Module 1 - Mobile Programming
Module 2 - Mobile User Interaction
PDC 2 Certificate in Mobile Applications and Web Services
Module 3 - Mobile Applications
Module 4 - Web Services
Award / Certification / Accreditation
Upon completion of two Certificates within a two-year validity period, the participant will be conferred a Specialist Diploma qualification from Singapore Polytechnic.
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Other Fees Payable:
|SPECIALIST DIPLOMA IN MOBILE APPS DEVELOPMENT|
|POST DIPLOMA CERTIFICATES (PDC)||SINGAPORE CITIZENS BELOW THE AGE OF 40||SINGAPORE CITIZENS AGED 40 AND ABOVE||SINGAPORE PR||ENHANCED TRAINING SUPPORT FOR SME SCHEME||WORKFARE TRAINING SUPPORT SCHEME||OTHERS / REPEAT STUDENTS|
|Certificate in Mobile User Interaction & Programming||$421.79||$281.20 ||$1,124.78 ||$290.39 ||$158.99 ||$2,811.96|
|Certificate in Mobile Applications & Web Services||$421.79||$281.20 ||$1,124.78 ||$290.39 ||$158.99 ||$2,811.96|
|Total Course Fees:||$843.58||$562.40||$2,249.56||$580.78 ||$317.98||$5,623.92|
|FEE DESCRIPTION||PER SEMESTER (AFTER GST)|
| ||SINGAPORE CITIZENS||SINGAPORE PR AND OTHERS|
|Statutory Licence Fee (CLASS)||$1.01||$1.01|
|Insurance Fee (GPA)||$0.85||$0.85|
- The fees shown (inclusive of 7% GST) are indicative as they are based on prevailing funding policies and subject to review.
- Post-Diploma Certificate Fee is payable on a semester basis.
- Withdraw within 2 weeks before semester commencement, 70% refund of paid course fee.
- Withdraw on or after date of semester commencement, no refund of paid course fee.
Please note that other fees paid are non-refundable.
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Date of Course Commencement:Academic Calendar
15 Apr 2019
1 Dec 2018 - 28 Feb 2019
* Registration may be closed once seats are filled up
Tue and Thu evening
6:30pm - 9:30pm
240 hours (1 year)
PDC to start with:
For course specific details,
please contact the course manager:
Name: Mrs Tan - Ho Teck June