Bachelor of Science (Hons) Information TechnologyAwarded by: Teesside University, UK

Programme Objectives

The overall aims of the programme are to:

Provide an industrially/commercially relevant education for students from a variety of subject backgrounds, employment and life experience utilising appropriate modes of study;
Enable students to fully explore the complex body of knowledge related to the Computer Science discipline: some of it at the current boundaries of research and development;
Enable students to acquire a range of practical, professional and transferable skills to equip them to contribute to their chosen profession or pursue further study. Successful students will merit relevant exemption from British Computer Society (BCS) professional examinations and possible partial Chartered Engineering (C.Eng.) status.

University Awards

  • 85 years of teaching excellence and innovation in education
  • Ranked 15th in the University of the Year category of Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2018
  • Ranked joint 34th in UK universities for student experience, Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2018
  • Awarded Silver in the new Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), 2017
  • HR Excellence in Research Award for demonstrating a robust and public implementation strategy of improving the career development of researchers
  • Customer First accreditation for its services to business
  • Listed in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2017-18
  • Listed in the Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2018

Source: https://www.tees.ac.uk/sections/about/public_information/source.cfm

Why Teesside University

Teesside University is a leading university with an international reputation for academic excellence that provides an outstanding student and learning experience underpinned by research, enterprise and the professions.

Teesside is a real-world university that prides itself on its inclusive, consultative, responsive, friendly and open approach and on the significant positive social, economic and cultural impact that it has upon the communities that it serves and the wider economy of the North of England.

Founded on a rich heritage, the University has taken a leading role in employer engagement, the enhancement of learning, teaching and the student experience, real-world research, staff and leadership development, employer workforce development, social, cultural and community enrichment and widening participation.

Teesside University is a global education pioneer for animation, games and computer graphics and is ranked as one of the top 20 places in the world to study animation (3D World).

Teesside has a flourishing and dynamic research culture, producing ‘world-leading and internationally excellent’ research in the last UK Research Evaluation Framework (REF) assessment, which is increasingly making a real and valuable contribution to society in areas such as Social Policy and Allied Health.

The University has invested more than £260m on its award-winning campuses in recent years to further enhance the experience and support provided to students, and it remains committed to investment-led growth.

Career Opportunity

The combination of academic study and intensive practical work will prepare you for a variety of specialist roles in user support, systems analysis and systems development. Selected option paths could also lead to careers in network support or web design.

Source: imda.gov.sg

Growing Demand For Infocomm Professionals

The number of employed infocomm manpower grew by 15.1% to reach 172,800 in 2015. Together with 20,100 infocomm job vacancies, total demand of infocomm manpower increased by 17.1% to reach 192,900 in 2015.

Infocomm professionals are expected to grow by about 53,200 from 2016 to 2018.

Technical IT specialists accounted for more than 7 in 10 jobs in 2015 IT Development roles accounted for 48% of the total demand for infocomm professionals, with software development job roles being the most in demand.

The next most demanded group of professionals were those working in Network & Systems related job roles. They accounted for 16% of the total demand for infocomm professionals.

Other tech specialists such as IT Security Specialists, Data Scientists and Infocomm R&D accounted for 6% (9,300) for infocomm professionals. Total demand of infocomm manpower increased by 4,200 or 2.7% to reach 161,200 in 2013.

Progression

Programme Modules

Year 1
Introduction to Programming with JavaScript
Secure Data Acquisition
Information Security and Cybercrime
Business Systems Development
Rapid Application Development
Systems Design and Databases

Year 2
IS Developer
Open Source Business Solutions
Networks and Systems Administration
Relational and NoSQL Databases
Rapid Development Systems

Year 3
Database and Business Intelligence
Client Focused Business Solutions
Computing Project
Service Management
Information Governance

Profile of lecturers and their respective teaching models

The average lecturer/student ratio is 1 : 100 (lecture)
The average lecturer/student ratio is 1 : 30 (tutorial)

Click here to download profiles of lecturers.

Duration & Intakes

Full-time
 Duration  Commencement  Completion
 Year 1 (24 months)  TBC  TBC
 Year 2 (16 months)  May 2020  Aug 2021
 Year 3 (8 months)  Sep 2020  Apr 2021

Fees & Structure

Full-time

 Duration & Structure

 Tuition Fees

 Non-tuition Fees

Year 1 (24 months)

 S$29,960.00  S$700.00 - S$1,900.00

Year 2 (16 months)

 S$20,865.00  S$700.00 - S$1,900.00

Year 3 (8 months)

 S$10,486.00  S$700.00 - S$1,900.00

 

Part-time

 Duration & Structure

 Tuition Fees

 Non-tuition Fees

Year 1 (36 months)

 S$29,960.00  S$700.00 - S$1,900.00

Year 2 (24 months)

 S$20,865.00  S$700.00 - S$1,900.00

Year 3 (12 months)

 S$10,486.00  S$700.00 - S$1,900.00

Application fees: S$32.10

Note:

  • All fees quoted are inclusive of GST.
  • Local: Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop, medical insurance and fee protection scheme.
  • Non-tuition fees for part-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop and fee protection scheme.
  • International: Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop, medical insurance, medical examination and administrative fee.
  • Non-tuition fees for international students may vary.
  • Non-tuition fees are non-refundable, refer to MDIS refund policy for more details.

Entry Requirements

All applicants must be age 17 and above, and must obtain one of the following requirements:
Year 1 Entry:

  • International Foundation Diploma in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Art - Technology from MDIS OR
  • At least two GCE ' A' levels OR
  • Relevant foundation diploma qualifications awarded by other Private Education Institutions (PEIs) with an entry requirement of 10 years of formal education

Year 2 Entry:

  • MDIS Higher Diploma in Information Technology OR
  • MDIS Higher Diploma in Ethical Hacking and Forensic Investigations Countermeasures OR
  • Relevant diploma level qualifications awarded by other Private Education Institutions (PEIs) with an entry requirement of 12 years of formal education

Year 3 Entry:

  • Relevant local polytechnic diplomas with a pass grade OR
  • Relevant overseas polytechnic diplomas with an entry requirement of 10 years of formal education OR
  • Higher National Diploma level qualifications in Information Technology related disciplines OR
  • Relevant PEIs qualifications (equivalent to 1st and 2nd year EDP) with entry requirement of 12 years of formal education

Note: Some applicants may need to take bridging modules to secure Year 3 entry into the programme and subject to approval by Teesside University.
 

English Language Requirements

The applicant is required to achieve one of the following:

  • C6 in English at GCE 'O' Level OR
  • IELTS 6.0 (with no element belows 5.5) OR
  • MDIS Professional Certificate in English OR
  • Pass MDIS English Placement Test OR
  • Equivalent

 

*For more information, please contact our Programme Consultant:
  Mr. Chiang Yeong Lim   l    Mobile/WhatsApp: 8181 8618   l    DID: 6796 7676   l   chiangyeong_lim@mdis.edu.sg

 

Financial Assistance Scheme

Student loans from the organisations listed below are available to Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents. Please contact the organisations directly to find out how you may benefit from their services.

Study Loans

 Organisation  Contact Number  Website
 TCC Limited  +65 - 6319 3700   http://www.tcc.org.sg
 DBS Bank  1800 111 1111  http://www.dbs.com.sg
 Maybank  1800 629 2265  http://www.maybank2u.com.sg

0% INTEREST CREDIT CARD INSTALMENT PLANS
For All Programmes (Available in 6 or 12 months)

 Organisation  Contact Number  Website
 Standard Chartered Bank  1800 747 7000  http://www.standardchartered.com.sg
 Citibank  1800 225 5225  http://www.citibank.com.sg
 Maybank  1800 968 2265  http://www.maybank.com.sg
 UOB  1800 226 6121  http://www.uob.com.sg
 OCBC  1800 363 3333  http://www.ocbc.com.sg
 DBS  1800 111 1111  http://www.dbs.com
 POSB  1800 339 6666  http://www.posb.com.sg
 Bank of China  1800 669 5566  http://www.bankofchina.com/sg

For Degree and Master (Available in 24 months)

 Organisation  Contact Number  Website
 Citibank  1800 225 5225  http://www.citibank.com.sg

Duration & Intakes

Full-time
 Duration  Commencement  Completion
 Year 1 (24 Months)  TBC  TBC
 Year 2 (16 Months)  May 2020  Aug 2021
 Year 3 (8 Months)  Sep 2020  Apr 2021

Fees & Structure

Full-time
 Duration & Structure Tuition Fees Non-tuition Fees
 Year 1 (24 Months)  S$31,030.00  S$3,000.00 - S$3,200.00
 Year 2 (16 Months)  S$21,935.00  S$3,000.00 - S$3,200.00
 Year 3 (8 Months)  S$11,235.00  S$3,000.00 - S$3,200.00

Application fees: S$481.50

Note:

  • All fees quoted are inclusive of GST.
  • Local: Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop, medical insurance and fee protection scheme.
  • Non-tuition fees for part-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop and fee protection scheme.
  • International: Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop, medical insurance, medical examination and administrative fee.
  • Non-tuition fees for international students may vary.
  • Non-tuition fees are non-refundable, refer to MDIS refund policy for more details.

Entry Requirements

All applicants must be age 17 and above, and must obtain one of the following requirements:
Year 1 Entry:

  • International Foundation Diploma in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Art - Technology from MDIS OR
  • At least two GCE ' A' levels OR
  • Relevant foundation diploma qualifications awarded by other Private Education Institutions (PEIs) with an entry requirement of 10 years of formal education

Year 2 Entry:

  • MDIS Higher Diploma in Information Technology OR
  • MDIS Higher Diploma in Ethical Hacking and Forensic Investigations Countermeasures OR
  • Relevant diploma level qualifications awarded by other Private Education Institutions (PEIs) with an entry requirement of 12 years of formal education

Year 3 Entry:

  • Relevant local polytechnic diplomas with a pass grade OR
  • Relevant overseas polytechnic diplomas with an entry requirement of 10 years of formal education OR
  • Higher National Diploma level qualifications in Information Technology related disciplines OR
  • Relevant PEIs qualifications (equivalent to 1st and 2nd year EDP) with entry requirement of 12 years of formal education

Note: Some applicants may need to take bridging modules to secure Year 3 entry into the programme and subject to approval by Teesside University.
 

English Language Requirements

The applicant is required to achieve one of the following:

  • C6 in English at GCE 'O' Level OR
  • IELTS 6.0 (with no element belows 5.5) OR
  • MDIS Professional Certificate in English OR
  • Pass MDIS English Placement Test OR
  • Equivalent

Application Procedure

International student is required to apply for a student pass if he/she wishes to study full-time in Singapore.

Applicant is required to submit the following documents to MDIS:

MDIS Application Form

  • 4 recent passport-size photographs of the applicant. (against white background)
  • 1 copy of Immigration and Checkpoint Authority (ICA) e-Form 16
  • Copy of applicant's passport pages showing his/ her particulars and travel and travel document's date of validity. (At least 1 year)
  • Copy of applicant's Birth Certificate / Affidavit
  • Copy of applicant's Certified / Notarised copy of Education Results/Certificates and Transcripts ( with detailed results)
  • Copy of the student pass (For applicants transferred from other schools in Singapore) or Notification for Cancellation of Student Pass, Visit pass and Embarkation Form.
  • Must show proof of English Medium Study / First Placement Test Attempted / IELTS / TOEFL
  • Copy of financial ability. (e.g. bank statement, fixed deposit / saving account ) • Visa Required Country only (E.g. minimum amount of RMB150,000 for PRC only)
  • Proof of parent's occupation (PRC only)
  • University Matriculation Form (if applicable)
  • Letter by applicant indicating interest to study with MDIS (study plan/ statement of purpose) for Master programmes

*Notarized English translations are needed if documents are in other languages.

For more enquiries, please contact us at 6278 8000 or email us at ib@mdis.edu.sg.

MDIS permits students to pay their course fee in instalments. An administrative charge of S$107.00 (inclusive of GST) will be levied on each late instalment payment of the course fee. Fees are payable upon confirmation and acceptance of the place in the programme before the programme commencement.

You may pay your fee by cash, NETS, VISA, MasterCard, AMEX or by cheque or through our financial assistance scheme.If payment is by cheque, please indicate the details of the programme applied for on the back of the cheque, stating clearly you personal particulars and company name. Unless otherwise stated, all fees are inclusive of GST.

Please note that under the Private Education Act, all students will enter into a Fee Protection Scheme contract with MDIS.

 

Student Pass Application

International students are required to apply for a student pass if he/she wishes to study full-time in Singapore. Please click here for detailed information.

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Quick Information

Course Duration
Full-Time
Year 1 entry: 24 months
Year 2 entry: 16 months
Year 3 entry: 8 months

Part-Time
Year 1 entry: 36 months
Year 2 entry: 24 months
Year 3 entry: 12 months

Commencement Dates

Full-time Programme
Year 2
May 2020

Year 3
Sep 2020

Contact Details

Local students:
+65 6247 9111

International students:
Main Hotline: +65 6796 7660