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Course Duration

2 years

Type of course


Campus where course is offered

ITE College West

Course Certification

Higher Nitec

Are you interested in being a data detective? Are you keen to go into a new field to try to understand how it works, to analyze the data until you know them so that you can make smarter decisions?

Apply for this course to immerse into the fast-evolving and exciting world of data extraction, transformation, and loading for accurate insights and analytics.

What you'll learn

  • Create database objects and edit data in tables
  • Apply fundamental programming concepts, computational thinking and data analysis techniques to solve real-world data science problems
  • Apply data mining principles (including web mining) to dissect large complex data sets
  • Manipulate data into usable and desired format that is suitable for analytic processing
  • Apply techniques to explore, analyse, and leverage data
  • Draw insights from data, deploy story boards and present insights

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)]


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

Career Opportunities

Higher Nitec Data Engineering graduates are employed by government departments, statutory boards, and private companies across diverse fields. They prepare data to support data analysts or business functions to ensure accurate, timely, and useful data pipelines for the organisation's analytic requirements

There are excellent opportunities for career advancement to supervisory positions and beyond. The challenge is for students to continue upgrading their technical skills and knowledge by taking up higher-level courses.