Awarded by Informatics Academy, Singapore
The International Advanced Diploma in Computing is designed to provide students with a level of knowledge and skills appropriate for the application of information technology. Students will learn the aspects of computer architecture, hardware and software which would affect the design of computer-based systems. They will acquire knowledge in the design, implementation and operation of computer-based systems and to identify the activities of systems development and operation in terms of effectiveness and efficiency.
Minimum Age Requirement
18 years old
International Diploma in Computing or International Diploma in Information Technology and Communication or Diploma in Information Technology awarded by Informatics Academy.
GCE 'O' Level – C6; OR
IELTS - min score of 5.5; OR
TOEFL (PBT) - min score of 513; OR
TOEFL (iBT) - min score of 65; OR
Informatics Certificate in Proficiency in English
Mature candidates (21 years old and above) with the below credentials may be considered for mature entry on a case-by-case basis:
*Note: All applications are subject to review and approval by Informatics Academy.
|Module Code||Module Name||Test 1||Test 2||Assignment||Exam||Total|
|C2001||Systems Analysis and Design||25%||NA||25%||50%||100%|
|C2005||Object Oriented Programming in Java||25%||NA||25%||50%||100%|
|C2006||Project: Systems Development||Project: 100%||100%|
|C2020||Computer Architecture and Data Communication||25%||NA||25%||50%||100%|
|C2028||Database Management Systems||25%||NA||25%||50%||100%|
All progress tests and final exams are to be proctored at designated exam centres.
Upon successful completion of all modules, students will obtain an International Advanced Diploma in Computing awarded by Informatics Academy.
Part-time 12 months
Students need to complete 8 modules (overall total of 120 credits).
7 weeks to complete per module, except for the projects
C2001 Systems Analysis and Design
This unit provides an in-depth study of the various analysis techniques to build a computer based information system. Practical techniques and appropriate documentation of systems analysis will be taught. It also emphasizes the importance of the human aspects of information systems.
C2002 Software Engineering
This unit aims to build a broad-based foundation of the software aspects of computing environments. It also provides an understanding of software engineering approaches.
C2004 Discrete Mathematics
This unit aims to provide the students with a core of Mathematical terminology and concepts. Students will be required to apply their cognitive skills in logical problem solving and in making deductions.
C2005 Object Oriented Programming in Java
This unit aims to provide student a strong foundation in Java programming. Student will learn the concept of object oriented programming, understand the object-oriented features and apply the concept to programming.
C2006 Project: Systems Development
The project aims to develop individual initiative, critical thinking and creative ability through a detailed study of some aspects of computer based information systems. Participants will have to take part in all stages of analysis, design, programming, testing and implementation. Each participant must have clearly defined roles and tasks throughout the project life.
C2020 Computer Architecture and Data Communication
This unit gives an overview of computer hardware data communication and networking technology. It attempts to inculcate in students the ability to demonstrate an understanding of computer architecture and data communication.
C2027 Information Management
This unit provides students with an interesting blend of both information systems management concepts as well as data centre management concepts:
C2028 Database Management Systems
This unit aims to provide the students with a core of Database terminology and concepts. Students will be required to apply their understanding in designing database systems
Students are highly advised to register for the class at least four (4) weeks before the intake.
IGC reserves the right to make changes on the schedule in the event that classes/modules do not meet the required number of students.
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