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Advanced Diploma in Mechanical Engineering

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Advanced diploma in mechanical engineering

There is a shortage of highly skilled practically oriented mechanical engineers in the world today, due to new technologies only recently becoming a vital component of all modern plants, factories and offices.  The critical shortage of experts in the area has been accentuated by retirement, restructuring and rapid growth in new industries and technologies. This is regardless of the recession in many countries. Many businesses throughout the world comment on the difficulty in finding experienced mechanical engineers. Due to this, the course is emphasising the development of practical skills and experimentation through the use of laboratories, industrial visits, etc.

Introduction

There is a shortage of highly skilled practically oriented mechanical engineers in the world today, due to new technologies only recently becoming a vital component of all modern plants, factories and offices.  The critical shortage of experts in the area has been accentuated by retirement, restructuring and rapid growth in new industries and technologies. This is regardless of the recession in many countries. Many businesses throughout the world comment on the difficulty in finding experienced mechanical engineers. Due to this, the course is emphasising the development of practical skills and experimentation through the use of laboratories, industrial visits, etc.




Programme Specification & Synopsis


OLD SYLLABUS  (TEACH OUT BY END OF NOVEMBER 2021) 
 
NEW SYLLABUS  (EFFECTIVE DATE: AFTER 14 JULY 2021) 



Eligibility

  • Completion of GSTM Specialist Diploma in Mechanical Engineering; OR

  • Polytechnic Diploma in Mechanical Engineering; OR

  • Other PEI qualification (e.g. BCA Diploma that is equivalent to GSTM’s Specialist Diploma); OR

  • Matured student:  At least 30 years old with at least 8 years relevant working experiences will be considered


    English Language Requirement:  

    • *A pass in English at GCE ‘O’ Level or IELTS 5.5 and or equivalent; OR 
    • Completed a prior Diploma or equivalent where the medium of instruction is English



Fee

 
  • Application Fees (Non-refundable):  Full Time - $214  OR  Part Time - $107 
  • Course Fees:  

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  • All fees are inclusive of GST
  • Fee Protection Scheme (FPS): Charges borne by GSTM


Administrative Fee [Applicable to International Students] 


  • Medical Insurance:  $107 
  • International Student Administrative Fee: $214
  • Administrative Fee for Student Pass Application: $85.60 
  • ICA Application Fee: $30 
  • Issuance Student Visa: $60
 
NOTE:  All fees are inclusive of GST 


Duration

  • Full Time:  10 months Institutional Learning and 6 months Industry Attachment (weekday)
  • Part Time:  12 months Institutional Learning  and 6 months Industry Attachment (evening weekday/weekend)

  

 




Class Mode

  

Full Time: 

  • Weekday 9.00 am to 12.00 noon OR 1.00 pm to 4.00 pm 

Part Time:

  • Weekday -  7.00 pm to 10.00 pm  OR  
  • Weekend - 10.00 am to 1.00 pm / 2:00pm to 5:00pm  /  6.00 pm to 9.00 pm


For the safety of our students, we will progressively increase the number of students allowed back to school for in-house person learning (classes/ lectures/labs) with no more than 50 persons including the staffs, lecturers and tutors per day. Classes and lectures with more than 50 persons will continue to be held online. 

For in-person examinations and assessments, only classrooms will be used with no more than 50 persons (including invigilators/ staff). All necessary safe management measurement, including at least 1 metre distancing between individuals ,mask-on at all time. Where practicable, we may consider online assessments and examination. Speak to us for more details. Thanks! 




Assessment Method

  • Coursework and Examination  


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Pathway

Graduate who wish to further their studies in this field may apply for a relevant programme/course offered by other institutions or universities. Admission is subjected to these institutions or universities entry requirement the point of application. 




Employability

The course prepares students for employment in the mechanical engineering sector. This course is suitable for students who have already decided that they wish to work in this area of work.



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