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Course Duration

1 year 6 months

Type of course


Campus where course is offered

ITE College Central ITE College East ITE College West

Course Certification

Higher Nitec
This course equips students with the skills and knowledge to support the designing, development, deployment and maintenance of Web and Mobile applications.

The course duration is 1.5 years to 3 years.

What you'll learn

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

Entry Requirements

3 GCE ‘O’ Level Grades:

(i) Grade 1-8 in English Language;

(ii) Grade 1-7 in Mathematics (Elementary/Additional);

(iii) Grade 1-8 in one of the approved subjects: Biology / Biotechnology / Chemistry / Combined Science / Computer Studies / Design & Technology / Engineering Science / Fundamentals of Electronics / Human & Social Biology / Integrated Science / Physical Science / Physics / Science (Chemistry/Biology) / Science (Physics/Biology) / Science (Physics/Chemistry) / Science (Physics/Biology/Chemistry).




Nitec in Technology qualifications; or

Nitec qualifications (Technical Skills); or

Workplace Literacy & Numeracy (WPLN) Level 5 in Speaking, Listening, Reading, Writing and Numeracy, and one year relevant work experience; or

Completed four Foundation modules.


Applicants who do not meet the above entry requirements will need to complete Foundation modules before taking Core/Specialisation modules.


Entry requirements for Foundation modules:

2 GCE 'O' Level Grades (Grade 1-8) in any two subjects; or

3 GCE 'N' Level Passes (Grade A-D or Grade 1-5) in Mathematics or Science and two other subjects; or

Workplace Literacy & Numeracy (WPLN) Level 5 in Speaking and Listening, and Level 4 in Reading and Numeracy.

Progression Opportunities


Career Opportunities

Higher Nitec in Technology - 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.