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Course Duration

3 years

Type of course


Campus where course is offered

ITE College Central ITE College East ITE College West

Course Certification

Higher Nitec

Future-proof your career with skills to develop Next Generation IT Applications in the digital economy!

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.

In this course, you will develop highly sought-after skills and capabilities to design, develop, deploy and maintain Web and Mobile applications.

What you'll learn

  • Design UI/UX
  • Develop and support web applications
  • Develop and support mobile applications
  • Create and maintain contents
  • Perform software testing

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 IT Applications Development graduates may apply for progression to the following Work-Study Diploma courses at ITE:

Higher Nitec in IT Applications Development 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 IT Applications Development graduates may be employed in various public and private sector organisations as Application Specialist, Application Developer, Application Programmer, Software Developer, Interactive Developer, UI/UX Designer and UI/UX Developer.

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.