The Specialist Diploma in Applied Generative AI (SDGAI) programme empowers learners with a specialized skill set that includes data visualization, compelling storytelling, and advanced proficiency in Deep Learning and Generative AI. Throughout this programme, you will discover how to harness the power of Deep Learning to dissect diverse data types, ranging from sentiment analysis for textual content to object recognition in images. Additionally, you will cultivate expertise in Generative AI techniques, enabling them to create fresh data from existing datasets.
Join us on this exciting journey as we delve into the world of Applied Generative AI and equip you with the tools to unlock new possibilities in data analysis and AI-driven creativity. Explore the course details below to get started!
By the end of the programme, you will emerge with a comprehensive skill set that empowers you to excel in the dynamic field of AI and data analysis. Our programme is designed to equip you with the skills including:
Master Deep Learning Techniques: Gain proficiency in advanced Deep Learning concepts, enabling you to analyze and interpret various data types, including text and images.
Expertise in Data Visualization: Acquire the skills to create informative and visually compelling data representations, making complex insights more accessible.
Discover Storytelling: Learn to craft compelling narratives from data, enabling you to effectively communicate your findings to diverse audiences.
Generative AI Proficiency: Develop the capability to generate new data from existing datasets, enhancing your creativity and innovation in AI applications.
Stay Ahead in AI: Stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in the field, ensuring you remain at the forefront of Applied Generative AI.
Join us on this transformative journey and unlock your potential to excel in the world of data science and AI.
Course Date: March/April 2024, TBA
Application Period: TBC
Duration: 1 year over 2 semesters
Delivery Mode: Face-to-Face / Online (Synchronous e-learning)
Venue: Ngee Ann Polytechnic / Online
Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule / cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.
You are required to complete 2 post-diploma certificates within 2-year validity period to be awarded the Specialist Diploma qualification.
A recognized local Polytechnic Diploma or Degree in any discipline, or at least one (1) year of relevant work experience.
Graduates from Ngee Ann Polytechnics’s Specialist Diploma for Data Analytics (SDDA), Advanced Diploma in Machine Learning (ADML) or Specialist Diploma in Robotics Engineering (SDRE) are eligible for module exemptions as listed below:
|Graduated Course / Module Passed||Exempted Module in SDGAI|
|SDDA / Programming for Analytics||Programming for Analytics|
|SDDA / Data Visualisation & Story Telling||Data Visualisation & Story Telling|
|ADML / Deep Learning||
|SDRE / Robotics with Python||Programming for Analytics|
|SDRE / Computer Vision and Deep Learning for Robotics||Deep Learning for Image Recognition|
Exemption from the Data Visualisation & Story Telling module will be granted to learners who have achieved qualifying passes in the Challenge Examination (CEX).
Learners need to have your own Windows-based notebooks with the following minimum specifications:
Processor: Intel Core i5 (11 Gen) or equivalent (Intel i7 recommended)
RAM: 16 GB (32 GB recommended)
Storage Device: 512 GB (1TB recommended)
Optical Device: DVD-ROM (optional)
Display: 1280 x 720 display resolution, HDMI port with an adapter to VGA, Dedicated graphics with 4GB graphics, Recommended to have GPU of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti onwards
Communication: Integrated or external IEEE 802.11b or equivalent
Operating System: Windows 10
Funding period for this course is from 15 November 2023 to 14 November 2026.
- The fees below are per semester. For full course fees throughout the semesters, refer here.
- The fees below are inclusive of GST. Please note that the GST rate will be revised to 8% with effect from 1 Jan 2023, as such any payable course fees will be subjected to the new GST rate adjustments in 2023. Please refer to our FAQs for more information.
- The fees below are determined based on prevailing funding policies and subject to review and revision.
GST Increment in 2024
Please note that the GST rate will be revised to 9% with effect from 1 Jan 2023, as such any payable course fees will be subjected to the new GST rate adjustments in 2024.
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 for 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 here.
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.
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.
Please note that fees to be advised a later date.
|Applicants / Eligibility||Fees|
|Singapore Citizens aged below 40||$0.00|
|Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above||$0.00|
|Singapore Citizens sponsored by SME||$0.00|
|Singapore PRs sponsored by SME||$0.00|
|Full course fee for SC (for repeat, deferred modules)||$0.00|
|Full course fee (for repeat, deferred modules)||$0.00|