NCC Education Level 3 Diploma in Computing (QCF) programme is directly awarded by NCC Education, UK. NCC Education is a global provider for Education solutions. NCC Education qualifications are recognised by universities, professional bodies and employers.

Entry Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 GCE O level passes (atleast C6 in English and any other subject) (or)
  • NITEC (or)
  • Higher Nitec (or)
  • equivalent foreign qualifications (or)
  • Mature candidates (minimum 30 years old with 8 years of working experience) with minimum 1 GCE O level pass or 2 GCE N level passes
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Course Outline

Level 3 Diploma in Computing is a 5-module qualification. This course is an introductory course to the field of Computer Studies. Each module gives an introduction to the IT field of study. Further, Mathematical & English Language skills are improved through this programme. The modules are as follows:

  • Introduction to Computing
  • Introduction to Programming
  • IT Skills
  • Mathematical Techniques
  • Study and Communication Skills
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Module Synopsis

Introduction to Computing

  • Introduction to Computer Systems
  • Computer Architecture
  • Information Management
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Networks
  • Graphics & Multimedia

Networking

  • Examine networking principles and their protocols.
  • Explain networking devices and operations.
  • Design efficient networked systems.
  • Implement and diagnose networked systems.

Study and Communication Skills

  • Learning to Learn
  • Reading Text Books and Note Taking
  • Note Taking in Lectures
  • Library Research and Writing an Essay
  • Journal Based Research for Essay Writing
  • Internet Research for Essay Writing
  • Writing a Research Report
  • Examinations & Assessment

IT Skills

  • Word processing
  • Spreadsheets
  • Presentations

Mathematical Techniques

  • Arithmetic procedures
  • Fractions and percentages
  • Simple algebraic techniques
  • Number base systems
  • Sort and manipulate data Probability
  • Plot and draw a variety of graphs
  • Select appropriate data types or data structures and operate on them
  • Simple Boolean logic

Introduction to Programming

  • Introduction to Programming
  • Constructs
  • Sequential & Selection structures
  • Programming the Graphical User Interface
  • Project Definition and Design
  • Programming more complex User Interfaces
  • Programming Serial File Processing
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Duration

TYPE FULL-TIME PART-TIME
Local 4 Months 6 Months
International 4 Months N.A

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Method of Delivery

Students can achieve the guided learning hours in combination of face-to-face classroom interactions, self study and group study as well as research work. They will be required to attend a certain number of lecture hours to support their studies, and will receive guidance to complete the learning hours.

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Criteria of Award

Students must satisfy the minimum attendance requirements (75% for part-time students and 90% for full-time students) for the award of Certificate of Attendance (COA) in all the modules.

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Grading System

Each module is assessed for 100%. Assessment is based on coursework and / or examination. The module grading is as follows:

  • Distinction: 70% to 100%
  • Merit : 60% to 69%
  • Pass: 40% to 59%
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Assessment Information

All the modules are assessed based on coursework and / or examination by NCC Education, UK. Assessments are conducted in March, June, September & December of every year.

  • Distinction: 70% to 100%
  • Merit : 60% to 69%
  • Pass: 40% to 59%
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Expected date of release of Assessment result

Assessment results will be available to the students within 3 months upon completion of the last assessment for that assessment cycle. Appeal (if any) on assessment results must be lodged within 7 days after the release of assessment results.

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Specimen Certificate

diploma-in-computing

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Fee Structures

  1. All fees are subject to the prevailing Goods and Services Tax (GST) unless specified otherwise.
  2. Course Application Fee is NOT REFUNDABLE.
  3. Do not pay your school fees before you have signed the standard student contract.
  4. All fees quoted are in Singapore Dollar (S$).
  5. Fees are subject to periodic changes without prior notice.
  6. BMC accepts the following methods of payment:
    1. Cash
    2. Cashier’s order payable to BMC International College Pte Ltd
    3. Cheque payable to BMC International College Pte Ltd
    4. NETS
    5. Credit cards (VISA, Mastercard, Diners Club & American Express)

“ALL FEES ARE SUBJECT TO GST UNLESS STATED OTHERWISE”

Full Time / Part Time Fee Structure

1-PAYMENT STRUCTURE
Full Time – 4 Months / Part Time – 6 Months

Fees Breakdown
(Shows The Full Breakdown Of Total Payable Fees)
Total Payable
(S$)
Course Application Fee $107.00
Tuition Fee (4000-1200) 30% Discount $2,800.00
Course Material Fee $150.00
Continual Assessment Fee $0.00
Lab Fee $80.00
Institute Registration Fee/Exam Fee $500.00
FPS - Insurance $35.30
Total Course Fee Payable $3,565.30
Total Course Fee (with GST) without Course Application Fee $3,886.87

2-PAYMENT STRUCTURE
Full Time – 4 Months / Part Time – 6 Months

Fees Breakdown
(Shows The Full Breakdown Of Total Payable Fees)
Total Payable
(S$)
Course Application Fee $107.00
Tuition Fee (4000-600) 15% Discount $3,400.00
Course Material Fee $150.00
Continual Assessment Fee $0.00
Lab Fee $80.00
Institute Registration Fee/Exam Fee $500.00
$400.00 $41.30
Total Course Fee Payable $4,171.30
Total Course Fee (with GST) without Course Application Fee $4,535.29
1st Instalment (with GST) $2,466.82
2nd Instalment (with GST) $1,961.47


MONTHLY INSTALMENT PAYMENT STRUCTURE
Full Time – 4 Months

Fees Breakdown
(Shows The Full Breakdown Of Total Payable Fees)
Total Payable
(S$)
Course Application Fee $107.00
Tuition Fee $4,000.00
$4,000.00 $150.00
Continual Assessment Fee $0.00
Lab Fee $80.00
Institute Registration Fee/Exam Fee $500.00
FPS - Insurance $47.30
Total Course Fee (with GST) without Course Application Fee $4,777.30
Total Course Fee (with GST) without Course Application Fee $5,183.71
1st Instalment (with GST) $1,648.19
2nd Instalment to 4th Instalment (with GST) $1,142.84

MONTHLY INSTALMENT PAYMENT STRUCTURE
Part Time – 6 Months

Fees Breakdown
(Shows The Full Breakdown Of Total Payable Fees)
Total Payable
(S$)
Course Application Fee $107.00
Tuition Fee $4,000.00
Course Material Fee $150.00
Continual Assessment Fee $0.00
Lab Fee $80.00
Institute Registration Fee/Exam Fee $500.00
FPS - Insurance $47.30
Total Course Fee Payable $4,777.30
Total Course Fee (with GST) without Course Application Fee $5,183.71
1st Instalment (with GST) $1,267.26
2nd Instalment to 6th Instalment (with GST) $761.89

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International Student Fee Structure

Fees Breakdown
(shows the full breakdown of total payable fees)
Total Payable
(S$)
Course Application Fee (not covered under FPS and not refundable with GST) $107.00
Admin Fee $150.00
Tuition Fee $4,400.00
Course Material Fee $150.00
Medical Insurance $100.00
Laboratory Fee $150.00
Institute Registration Fee/Exam Fee $500.00
Fee Protection Scheme - Insurance $54.50
Total Course Fees Payable $5,504.50
Total Course fees (exclusive of course application fee & inclusive GST) $5,961.82
* No GST involved

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Duration

TYPEFULL-TIME PART-TIME
Local 4 Months 6 Months
International 4 Months N.A

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FULL TIME

COURSE COMMENCEMENT DATES TIME DAYS

PART TIME

COURSE COMMENCEMENT DATES TIME DAYS
11 Feb 2019 7:00PM - 10:00PM Mon, Wed & Fri
06 May 2019 7:00PM - 10:00PM Mon & Wed
05 Aug 2019 7:00PM - 10:00PM Mon, Wed & Fri
04 Nov 2019 7:00PM - 10:00PM Mon & Wed

 

 

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FULL TIME

COURSE COMMENCEMENT DATES TIME DAYS

PART TIME

 

COURSE COMMENCEMENT DATES TIME DAYS
11 Feb 2019 07:00PM - 10:00PM Mon, Wed & Fri
06 May 2019 07:00PM - 10:00PM Mon & Wed
05 Aug 2019 07:00PM - 10:00PM Mon, Wed & Fri
04 Nov 2019 7:00PM - 10:00PM Mon & Wed

 

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Computing & Enginneering

A.ADAI KALAVAN
Vice Principal/Head of Department
HP:(+65) 9338 8345
Telephone:(+65) 6565 5655
Email:adaikalavan@bmc.edu.sg

Mr. Adai kalavan is currently the Head of Department for Computing and Engineering Programmes at BMC International College. He is managing the University of Hertfordshire, Engineering Degree programmes and Pearson BTEC Higher National Diploma programmes in Computing and Engineering.

Adai kalavan holds a Masters Degree in Computer Applications from University of Madras and a Bachelors degree in Science majoring in Physics from Madurai Kamaraj University, India. In addition, he obtained Advance Diploma in Teaching Higher Education validated by Nottingham Trent University, UK. He also holds the certifications from Singapore Institute of Technical Education (ITE) for The Effective Supervisor, Coaching Skills, Planning & Implementing OJT and Instructional Skills.

Adai kalavan has 15 years of experience in managing UK University programmes in Singapore PEIs. Prior coming to BMC International College, he was the Head of Department for Business and Computing programmes at Raffles Academy and Stamford Raffles College, where he managed the University of Derby and Nottingham Trent University MBA, BABM and BSc programs.

He started his career in the marketing industry and after a short period he moved on to the education sector. In his 20 years of vast experience in Higher Education, he has lectured various Computing and IT modules at Masters, Bachelors, Higher/Advance Diploma and Diploma levels. His students achieved top ranks in their academic studies at regional and international levels. Adai’s motivation and guidance has journeyed his students to participate in various international competitions and to achieve top prizes.

Qualification
Masters Degree in Computer Applications from University of Madras

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