International Foundation Diploma in Engineering
Awarded by: MDIS

Course Overview

Programme Objectives

This programme provides an avenue for participants who want to formalise their experiences and understanding in the field of Engineering. 
It also reinforces participants' foundation in mathematics and physics and enhances their problem solving skills and techniques through lectures and tutorials.

Methods of Assessment

Teaching is delivered through a combination of lectures, small group and individual project work, lab-work, tutorials, computing skills and assignments that are integrated throughout the diploma programme. Students are assessed based on assignments, lab works, examinations and projects.

Why MDIS School of Engineering

Fully-equipped Engineering laboratory and workshops on campus
Diverse teaching team with relevant industrial experience
Up-to-date curriculum and hands-on practical lessons

Graduation

Students who have successfully completed all coursework and examinations will be awarded with the International Foundation Diploma in Engineering from MDIS.

Progression

Upon successful completion of thie programme, students will gain entry to  Teesside University

Career Opportunities

With an International Foundation Diploma in Engineering, you will be able to apply for positions such as:

  • Engineering Assistant
  • Lab Technician
  • Technical Sales Executive
  • Technical Support Assistant

Testimonial

Mr Chin Ip Xenophon Law
MDIS Graduate (2016) Mechanical Engineering
" Challenging yet fruitful experience in MDIS. I walked away knowing how to think out of the box, keep my mind open to voices and opinions, be respectful, and empower leadership in the face of adversities. "

Mr Yap Yoon Phang
MDIS Graduate (2016) Mechanical Engineering
" Studying in MDIS exposes me to many international perspectives, which is beneficial for enhancing my confidence.I feel at home on campus with friendly and supportive staff. "

Mr Hendy Budhigraha Tantokusuma
MDIS Graduate (2016) Electrical and Electronic Engineering
" My three-year journey with MDIS has brought me many takeaways - friendship I have forged, values I have acquired (independence and success with hard work). My classmates of various nationalities are fun to hang out with. "

Mr Eric Salim Lim
MDIS Graduate (2016) Mechanical Engineering
" My classmates are from a diverse range of nationalities; China, India, Indonesia, Korea, Russia, and Singapore. It's an added exposure to various cultures and international perspectives. "

Course Curriculum

Engineering Mathematics 1

Principles of Electrical Engineering

Physics - Mechanics

Engineering Mathematics 2

Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics

Physics - Dynamics

 

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

The average lecturer/student ratio is 1 : 40 (tutorial)

Local Application

Duration & Intakes

Full-time
Duration  Commencement  
7 Months  We are currently not accepting students for this programme.

 

Part-time
Duration  Commencement  
12 Months  We are currently not accepting students for this programme.

 

Fees & Structure

 Structure  Tuition Fees  Non-tuition Fees  Total Fees
 Full-time  SGD8,881.00  SGD493.60  SGD9,374.60
 Part-time  SGD8,667.00  SGD232.47  SGD8,899.47

Application fees: SGD21.40

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.

SkillsFuture

This programme is SkillsFuture claimable.

Read more here: http://www.skillsfuture.sg/credit/

Entry Requirements

All applicants must be of age 14 and above, and obtained one of the following requirements:

At least 1 GCE 'O' level pass

OR

NITEC / Higher NITEC qualifications

OR

International applicants must have completed 10 years of foreign formal education

OR

Mature candidates (≥30 years old with 8 years relevant work experience)

OR

At least 1 IGCSE Level Pass

 

English Language Requirements

Applicants are required to possess at least ONE of the following:

C6 pass in English at GCE ‘O’ level or equivalent

OR

Achieve a minimum band of 5.5 in IELTS or equivalent

OR

Pass the English Entrance Test conducted by MDIS

OR

MDIS Professional Certificate in English

OR

1 IGCSE Level Pass (either English 1st or 2nd language)

OR

Online English Placement Test conducted by MDIS

OR

Achieve a minimum score of 85 and above in Duolingo English Test

 

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

 

International Application

Duration & Intakes

Full-time
Duration  Commencement  
7 Months  We are currently not accepting students for this programme.

 

Fees & Structure

 Tuition Fees  Non-tuition Fees  Total Fees
 SGD9,630.00  SGD2,200.00 - SGD2,300.00  SGD11,830.00 - SGD11,930.00

Application fees: SGD321.00

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 of age 14 and above, and obtained one of the following requirements:

At least 1 GCE 'O' level pass

OR

NITEC / Higher NITEC qualifications

OR

International applicants must have completed 10 years of foreign formal education

OR

Mature candidates (≥30 years old with 8 years relevant work experience)

OR

At least 1 IGCSE Level Pass.

 

English Language Requirements

Applicants are required to possess at least ONE of the following:

C6 pass in English at GCE ‘O’ level or equivalent

OR

Achieve a minimum band of 5.5 in IELTS or equivalent

OR

Pass the English Entrance Test conducted by MDIS

OR

MDIS Professional Certificate in English

OR

1 IGCSE Level Pass (either English 1st or 2nd language).

OR

Online English Placement Test conducted by MDIS

 

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 detail information.