Monday, January 28, 2013

Polytechnics in Singapore

   One of the advantage of the education system in Singapore is the polytechnic education. This is a three year diploma course and is offered afte a student completes "O' level, 'A' Level or an ITE education. Many students opt for a poly education as the courses offered are innumerable. They are practical and industry oriented.They can range from engineering, business studies, mass media, digital technology, tourism and travel, optometry etc. After scoring a good grade, one can opt to contine their studies at the local university or join foreign universities.

There are five polytecnics in Singapore. They are:
1. Singapore polytechnic
2. Ngee Ann polytechnic
3.Temasek polytechnic
4. Nanyang polytechnic
5. Republic polytechnic