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Diploma in Mechanical Engineering Technology

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Mechanical engineering technologists provide technical support and services in mechanical engineering field such as the design, development, maintenance and testing of machines; components, tools, heating and ventilating systems; power generation and power conversion plants, manufacturing plants and equipment. They are employed by consulting and engineering firms, manufacturing and processing companies, educational institutions and many other sectors.

If the idea of designing or modifying machines and systems in manufacturing and service industries appeals to you, then this course might just be for you.

The main objective of this Diploma in Mechanical Engineering Technology is to train working adults to be competent in their respective fields of engineering and to upgrade their knowledge and skills.


Progression Pathway

Upon successful completion of this programme, graduates can gain entry into Year 2 of the various renowned universities (subject to universities' entry requirements), such as:

• The University of Newcastle, Australia
• Coventry University

Programme Structure

Programme Duration

The programme can be completed within 12 months for the full-time pathway and 12 months  for part-time pathway.

Programme Structure

This programme consists of 8 modules, amounting to a total of 600 contact hours.

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


  • Electrical and Electronic Principles 1
  • Engineering Computation and Drawing
  • Engineering Materials and Manufacturing Processes
  • Engineering Mathematics 1
  • Engineering Mathematics 2
  • Mechanical Design and Engineering Applications
  • Mechanical Science
  • Strength of Materials

The delivery of modules may not follow the sequence as shown and is subject to change.


Full-time: January, April, July, October
Part-time: January, April, July, October

Programme Details

Contact Hours

Full-Time / Part-Time: 600 hours

Maximum Candidature Period

Full-Time: 24 months

Part-Time: 24 months

Delivery Mode

Lectures, tutorials and project assignments will be conducted within PSB Academy campus.  

Minimum Number of Students Before a Class Commences

Minimum 25 students are required before commencement of classes. 

Admission Criteria

Local Student Admission

The minimum entry requirements for Local Student Admission:

  • 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.

 English Requirements:

  • GCE 'O' level English (grade 1 to 7); OR
  • IELTS score of 5.5; OR
  • PSB Academy's Certificate in English Proficiency programme; OR
  • PSB Academy English Proficiency Test; OR
  • An equivalent English language qualification

International Student Admission


Local Student

Full-time Pathway (Local Admissions)
Total Programme Fee: $8,346.00*

Part-time Pathway
Total Programme Fee: $6,548.40**

* 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

** Talk to our consultants to know more about a special bursary worth $1498.00.

Apply and accept your offer at least 2 months before the intake to enjoy a 10% off the total course fee. (Applicable for all, except for Full-time International Students).

Singaporean/PR graduates of PSB Academy Students will enjoy a 5% rebate if they progress to a Undergraduate programme within a year. Terms and conditions apply.

Financial Aid / Available Grants

Please click here to view financial aid and available grants.


International Student

Total Programme Fee (International Admissions): S$12,412.00*

* 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

Local Applicants

Step 1: Complete Application and Pre-Admission Counselling Forms

 Speak with us for the pre-admission counselling


Step 2: Provide Supporting Documents

  • Certified true copies of transcripts and certificates
  • Photocopy of NRIC / Passport
  • Supporting documents as required by the University

Note: All documents may either be original documents or certified true copies of the original documents. If documents are not in English, official translations must be included.


Step 3: Send Us Your Application (Email/Walk-in)

Please send your application package and proof of application fee payment to us. We accept applications via email, and walk-in


Programme Application Forms

 PSB Academy Certificates & Diplomas

 Pre-Admission Counselling Form


International Applicants