Specialist Diploma in Analytical Science

Post-Diploma / 1 year

Course Information
Learning Outcomes
Course Schedule
Lesson Plan
Certification
Entry Requirements
Course Fees

Course Information

Analytical Science focuses on the quantitative and qualitative analysis of chemicals, which plays an essential role in all types of manufacturing.

This course is suitable for personnel who are working or seeking employment in industries involved in the testing, analysis and production of petrochemicals, specialized chemicals and pharmaceuticals, or relevant sectors in analytical laboratories, oil & energy, environmental & water technology and material science.

Skills-Based Modular Courses (SBMC) are available. Please view Lesson Plan to find relevant SBMC. SBMC are bite-sized part-time courses for individuals to acquire new skills or deepen relevant skills, without the need to pursue a full diploma.

Learning Outcomes

You will gain an in-depth understanding on chemical safety, chromatographic analyses, environmental & water testing and their applications in quality assurance and quality control. You will also develop solid hand-on skills to meet a wide range of job requirements.

 

Course 
Schedule

Monday, 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Tuesday, 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Wednesday, 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Course Start Date: 19 Apr 2021
Application Period: 15 Dec 2020 to 31 Jan 2021
Application Outcome Date: 1 Mar 2021

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule/cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

Lesson Plan

Post-Diploma Certificate in Environmental & Chemical Analyses
Module
Chemical Safety
Provides understanding on the identification and effects of hazardous substances on the body and the implementation of control measures.

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Module
Gas Chromatography
Focuses on the detailed operations of Gas Chromatography from method development to method validation and troubleshooting.

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Module
Environmental Testing
Covers key aspects of environmental and water chemistry and air quality monitoring for application in pollution control, resource recovery and, water and wastewater treatment.

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Module
Analytical Applications and Management 1
Gives you an opportunity to apply your skills and knowledge on a project based on the modules covered in the semester and prepare a report.
Post-Diploma Certificate in Advanced Analytical Methods
Module
Liquid Chromatography
Focuses on the detailed operations of HPLC, UHPLC, and associated detectors from method development to method validation and troubleshooting.
Module
Mass Spectrometry
Covers the principles of mass spectrometry and its instrumentation in LC-MS, GC-MS, ICP-MS and MS-MS. It also covers interpretation of mass spectra and the application of mass spectrometry.
Module
Quality Assurance & Quality Control
Introduces GLP (Good Laboratory Practices), quality standards, standard templates, CAPA (corrective and preventive action), change control and deviations.
Module
Analytical Applications and Management 2
Gives you an opportunity to apply your skills and knowledge on a project based on the modules covered in the semester and prepare a report.

Certification

1 Specialist Diploma
2 Post-Diploma Certificates
8 Modules

Certification

You are required to complete 2 post-diploma certificates within 2-year validity period to be awarded the Specialist Diploma qualification.


Entry Requirements

Applicants with any of the following qualifications are invited to apply for the course:
  • A local Polytechnic Diploma/Degree in science or engineering with a chemistry component (e.g. life science, chemical science, chemical engineering).

  • Applicants with other qualifications and significant work experience will also be considered.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Applicants who do not meet the entry requirements may be considered for admission to the course based on evidence of at least 5 years of relevant working experience or supporting evidence of competency readiness. Suitable applicants who are shortlisted may have to go through an interview and/or entrance test. The Polytechnic reserves the right to shortlist and admit applicants.

Course Fees

Note:

  • The fees below are per semester.
  • The fees below are inclusive of GST.
  • The fees below are determined based on prevailing funding policies and subject to review and revision.

SkillsFuture Credit
This course is eligible for SkillsFuture Credit.

All Singaporeans aged 25 years and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay f​or a wide range of courses. The credits can be used on top of existing course fee subsidies/funding. This is only applicable for self-sponsored applicants and must be applied via the SkillsFuture Portal. More details on the SkillsFuture Credit Claims will be advised upon admission into the course. Find out more about SkillsFuture Credit at www.skillsfuture.sg/credit.

Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)
NTUC members enjoy 50% unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year (or up to $500 for NTUC members aged 40 years old and above) when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme). Please visit e2i’s website to find out more.

Refer here for full table of course fees throughout the semesters.

Skills-Based Modular Courses (SBMCs) are bite-sized part-time courses for individuals to acquire new skills or deepen relevant skills, without the need to pursue a full diploma. Refer here for course fees for SBMCs.

Applicants / Eligibility Fees
Singapore Citizens (SC) below the age of 40 years$471.48
Singapore Citizens (SC) aged 40 and above$314.32
Singapore Permanent Residents (PR)$1257.28
Enhanced Training Support for SME Scheme (for SC & SPR)$324.60
Others (and Repeat Students)$3143.24