PSB Academy

Diploma in Electrical Engineering

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Electrical engineering technologists provide technical support and services in the design, development, testing, production and operation of electrical and electronic equipment and systems. They are employed by electrical utilities, communications companies, manufacturers of electrical and electronic equipment, consulting firms, government sectors and a wide range of manufacturing, processing and transportation industries.

The main objective of this Diploma in Electrical Engineering 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 proceed on to a Bachelor of Engineering degree, awarded by The University of Newcastle, Australia. Advanced standing  may be granted, subject to University’s entry requirements.

*The Diploma in Electrical Engineering is designed to upgrade the knowledge of individuals in the discipline and for academic progression to a related Engineering degree with PSB Academy’s university partners. It does not provide a path to certification as an Electrical Technician by the Energy Market Authority in Singapore.


Course Structure

Ths programme consists of 16 modules, amounting to a total of 930 contact hours for both the part-time and full-time pathways.


Course Outline

  • Engineering Mathematics 1
  • Physics 1
  • Introduction to Engineering
  • Engineering Mathematics 2
  • Physics 2
  • Electrical and Electronic Principles 1
  • Advanced Engineering Mathematics
  • Circuit Theory and Analysis
  • Electrical and Electronic Principles 2
  • Electric Machinery
  • Digital Fundamentals
  • Electrical Power Fundamentals
  • Microprocessor Fundamentals
  • Control Engineering
  • Power System Analysis
  • Research Project


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



The programme is delivered over 32 months for the part-time pathway and 17 months for the full-time pathway.



Local Student Admission

Full-time intakes 2014: Apr, Nov

Part-time intakes 2014: Feb, Aug


Course Fees

Local Students

Total Course Fee for full-time students: S$15,461.50*

Total Course Fee for part-time students: S$11,727.20*

Course Fee can be subsidized by SDF

International Students

Total Course Fee: S$16,253.30*

^Skills Development Fund (SDF): The Skills Development Fund is a subsidy from the Workforce Development Agency (WDA). This is an employer based subsidy and applications for the training grant must be submitted through NTUC, CDAC, Mendaki, or your company.

Entry Requirements

  •  3 GCE ‘O’ Level passes or equivalent,  with at least  a Grade 7 in English
  • Higher NITEC or NITEC in Engineering-related disciplines

Delivery methods

  • Classroom

Assesment Methods

  • Assignments, tests, projects and final examinations

Graduation and Degree

  • Diploma in Electrical Engineering, PSB Academy

Commencement date

Apr, Nov

Full/part time

Full Time, Part Time

Length of course

17 Months

Course Price

$ 15,462.00


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