The polytechnics in Singapore offer a wide range of courses that suits the field of interest of the students. The five polytechnics in Singapore are Nanyang Polytechnic, Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Republic Polytechnic, Singapore Polytechnic and Temasek Polytechnic. The courses included are engineering, business studies, tourism and hospitality management, mass communications, accountancy, biotechnology and digital media. The institutions also offer specialized courses like marine engineering, nautical studies, nursing and optometry.
The institutions offer a three-year diploma course. Our site focussingapore offers detailed information about polytechnics in Singapore.
Established on 1st April 1992, Nanyang Polytechnic lies near the Yio Chu Kang MRT Station. The institution covers an area of 305,000 square meters and provides high-quality facilities for the betterment of the students. There are seven different schools in Nanyang Polytechnic- SBM, SCL, SDN, SEG, SHS, SIT and SIDM.
Ngee Ann Polytechnic established in 1963 is considered to be the second oldest polytechnic institution in Singapore. The polytechnic comprises of 14,162 full time diploma students. The institution comprises of nine different schools.
Republic Polytechnic is the newest institution in Singapore. The problem-based learning is considered to be the main feature of the institution. It was established on 1st August 2002 but started its operations from July 2003.
Singapore Polytechnic was founded in the year 1954 and is considered to be the first polytechnic established in the nation. Till 2006 more than 135000 students have completed their graduation from the institution. The institution is well known for its high standard of education.
Temasek Polytechnic established on 6th April 1990 covers an area of 30 hectares of land. It lies in the eastern part of Singapore and overlooks the Bedok Reservoir. There are near about 13,000 full time students in Temasek Polytechnic and over 1,000 academic staff.