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Diploma in Industrial Engineering

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Overview

Introduction

As more companies adopt management philosophies of continuous productivity and quality improvement to survive in an increasingly competitive world, the need for industrial engineers is growing – they are the only engineering professionals trained as productivity and quality improvement specialists. Industrial engineers figure out how to improve quality and productivity, aiming to eliminate waste of time, money, materials, energy and etc. That is why more and more companies are hiring industrial engineers, very often promoting them to management positions.

The Diploma in Industrial Engineering syllabus incorporates current industry-wide Lean Six Sigma thinking and practice. Lean Six Sigma is a highly disciplined process that helps practitioners focus on developing, and delivering, near-perfect products and services. It is a proven management tool that enables companies to increase profitability by eliminating wastes and reducing variations.

Progression Pathway

Upon successful completion of this programme, graduates can advance to gain entry into the Bachelor of Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety programme awarded by The University of Newcastle, Australia.

Programme Structure

Programme Duration

The programme can be completed within 12 months for both full-time and part-time pathways.

Programme Structure

The programme consists of 10 modules, amounting to a total of 219 contact hours for the part-time and full-time pathways.

Assessment and Examination

At the commencement of each module, students will be provided the assessment mode and weightings for the module. Most modules have several points of assessment, which may include assignments, tests, projects and final examinations.


Programme Outline

Modules

  • Methods Engineering
  • Ergonomics
  • Work Measurement Techniques
  • Value Engineering
  • Facilities Planning
  • Engineering Economy
  • Quality Assurance
  • Lean Six Sigma
  • Information Technology
  • Total Productive Maintenance

 

Intakes

January, April, July, October

Admission Criteria

Local Student Admission

Admission Requirements

The minimum entry requirements are:

  •        2 GCE 'A' Levels; OR
  •        PSB Certificate in Engineering Foundation; OR
  •        Mature candidates (≥30 years old with 8 years work experience); OR
  •        Candidates with other qualifications will be considered as case-by-case basis.

International Student Admission

For more information on international students' entry requirements, please click here.

 

Fees

Local Student

Full-Time course fees: $6,527.00

Part-time course fees: $4,708.00

* All fees are inclusive of 7% GST and may be subject to change annually
* Course fees are payable in instalments
* Programme fee excludes textbooks
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Financial Aid / Available Grants

Please click here to view financial aid and available grants.


International Student

Programme Fees (International Admissions): $12,593.90*

* All fees inclusive of 7% GST and may be subject to change annually
* Programme fee excludes textbooks
* Click here to view other charges for students

 

Early Application Rebate

All non-Student Pass applicants who formally submit their applications 2 months before course commencement date and accept their offer by making their first installment payment will be eligible for an early-bird sign-up rebate of 10% off their total course fees.

Local Applications

How to Apply

Step 1: Download application form

 

Step 2: Completed application forms should be submitted to PSB Academy accompanied by

  • A non-refundable application fee to be made payable to 'PSB ACADEMY PTE LTD' by cheque or money order
  • Certified true copies of transcripts and certificates
  • Photocopy of NRIC / Passport

For company-sponsored applicants:
- Payment must be made by company cheque.
- Please write applicant's name and NRIC, Programme Title and Programme Date on the reverse side of the cheque.

 

Local Application Fee (Inclusive of 7% GST) 
Certificate and Diploma S$64.20
Bachelor's and Master's Degree S$107.00

International Applications

How to Apply

Please click here to view application procedures.