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Overview

Course Duration

2 years

Type of course

Full-time

Campus where course is offered

ITE College East

Course Certification

Higher Nitec

Do you aspire to bloom and boom in business operations and infocomm technology?

You will have the opportunity to experience the best of both worlds and excel at them. Apply for this course and learn to develop the IT skillsets and competencies to support IT related systems and infrastructure in business operations and functions. It covers Business Enterprise Systems, Server Administration, Computer Networking, Database and Applications, Software Development, Virtualization and PC Maintenance.

What you'll learn

  • Manage computer systems and devices
  • Provide 1st level remote helpdesk support
  • Manage computer network
  • Support networked servers
  • Manage virtualization infrastructure
  • Install and maintain database management system
  • Develop business application
  • Support and implement enterprise solutions

Entry Requirements

GCE 'O' level grades in English Language, Mathematics and 1 approved subject:

  • Grade 1-8 in English Language
  • Grade 1-7 in Mathematics (Elementary/Additional)
  • Grade 1-8 in an approved subject: [Biology / Biotechnology / Chemistry / Combined Science / Computing / Computer Studies / Design & Technology / Electronics / Fundamentals of Electronics / Human & Social Biology / Integrated Science / Physics / Engineering Science / Science (Chemistry, Biology) / Science (Physics, Biology) / Science (Physics, Chemistry) / Physical Science / Science (Physics, Biology, Chemistry)]

or

GCE ‘N(A)’ level passes in English Language, Mathematics and 3 other subjects:

  • Grade 1-4 in English Language
  • Grade 1-4 in Mathematics
  • Grade 1-5 in 3 other subjects; and
  • A total of 19 points or less for English, Mathematics and three other subjects (ELMAB3)*

* Eligible, graduating GCE N(A) students enrolled during the January intake under the Direct Entry Scheme to Polytechnic Programme (DPP) will undergo 10 weeks of preparatory programme, followed by 2 years of Higher Nitec training.

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Nitec GPA:
For more details on minimum entry requirements for Nitec graduates, please click here.


Students will be required to purchase a Laptop for the course. This is in addition to the course fees. Financial assistance is available to eligible students under ITE Opportunity Fund subject to terms and conditions. For more details on the minimum laptop specifications, please click here.

Progression Opportunities

Higher Nitec in Business Information Systems graduates may apply for progression to the following Work-Study Diploma courses at ITE:


Higher Nitec in Business Information Systems graduates with a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 and above may apply for progression to the first year of a related diploma course at the Polytechnics. For more details on diploma courses for progression, please refer to the Joint Polytechnic Admissions website.

Career Opportunities

Higher Nitec in Business Information Systems graduates may be employed by government departments, private sector companies and independent software vendors. Some of the job titles held by graduates include Business Information Systems Specialist, IT Technical Support Specialist, Web Developer, Associate System Administrator, Desktop Support Engineer and ERP Support Engineer

There are excellent opportunities for career advancement to supervisory positions and beyond. Graduates with good grades may progress to the diploma courses being offered in local polytechnics.