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Course Duration

3 years

Type of course


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?

To cater to industry demand, the new 3-year curriculum structure comprises the specialised and deepened skills sets built upon broad-based foundation skills sets for the infocomm technology (ICT) sector.

You will have the opportunity to experience the best of both worlds and excel at them. You will learn the IT skillsets and competencies to support business information systems in end-user computing devices, network, server and application in a hybrid infrastructure environment. You also learn to assist in the support of database management system and enterprise solution to ensure smooth operations of all Infocomm hardware and software in the organisation.

What you'll learn

  • Manage computer systems and devices
  • Manage computer network
  • Support networked servers
  • Manage virtualisation infrastructure
  • Support database management system
  • Support business application development
  • Support and implement enterprise solutions

Entry Requirements

Admission to Year 1 of the 3-year curriculum structure:

GCE ‘O’ level grades in any 2 subjects:

  • Grade 1-8


GCE ‘N’ level passes in Mathematics or Science* and 2 other subjects:

  • Grade A-D or Grade 1-5

* Mobile Robotics and Smart Electrical Technology subjects can be used in lieu of Science for admission to this Higher Nitec course.

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. The challenge is for students to upgrade their technical skills and knowledge by taking up higher-level courses.