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Diploma in Digital Engineering (Full-time)

Course code: 74097

With the present global drive towards attaining sustainable built environment, there is a growing need to ensure buildings are developed in an efficient manner. Building Information Modelling (BIM) has become one of the most exciting developments in the building and construction industry. As an emerging design and documentation tool used to enhance communication and collaboration among all the project stakeholders, BIM is changing the way designers, consultants, contractors and building owners work together.

This programme is designed to equip students with the knowledge of using 3D technology in the building industry. It covers fundamental knowledge of the building lifecycle through the use of BIM. BIM is a 3D digital visualisation tool to manage data for design and construction. Students will focus on BIM applications for design analysis, production design and construction coordination, as well as facilities management. Students will also build a good foundation in various IT softwares, web application, digital media and 3D presentation.

Graduates of this programme will be in a unique position to leverage on use of advance 3D technology to support the building industry.

Programme Objectives
The Diploma in Digital Engineering (DDE) is a 3-year full-time programme that aims to equip students with the following capabilities and attributes: 
- Develop building drawings and documentation conforming to industry standards and practices through the use of Building Information Modelling (BIM); 
- Analyse design of buildings by integrating various building services and applying production design and construction coordination through BIM solutions; and 
- Manage data integrity from design to construction and facilities management.

Students will also undertake a Final Year Project or undergo Industrial Attachment in the third year of study to put their skills into practice and gain experiences before their graduation. 

Career Prospects
Upon graduation, graduates of this diploma can look forward to rewarding career opportunities like Project Coordinator in Building Information Modelling (BIM), Building Information Modeller, BIM Specialist.

Entry Requirements
3 GCE 'O' Levels
a) English Language (EL1) - Grade 1 to 7;
b) Mathematics - Grade 1 to 6; and
c) Any relevant subject - Grade 1 to 6; or ITE Higher NITEC of GCE 'N' Levels and NITEC with a minimum GPA of 2.75 in a relevant discipline.

Students who have attempted GCE 'O' Levels but do not meet the specified grade in English or Mathematics may apply to BCA Academy to take an English or Mathematics test for the Academy to assess their eligibility for admission.

Candidates with other academic qualifications and related experiences may be considered for admission on a case-by-case basis.

Programme Fees

DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES FEES (per academic year inclusive of GST) 
  Singapore Citizen Singapore Permanent Resident  International Student 
Architecture (Technology)  S$4,600  S$7,300 S$10,700
Construction Engineering S$3,100 S$5,800 S$10,700
Design (Interior & Landscape) S$4,400 S$7,100 S$10,700
Digital Engineering  S$3,100  S$5,800 S$10,700
Electrical Engineering & Clean Energy  S$3,100  S$5,800 S$10,700
Facilities Management  S$3,100 S$5,800 S$10,700
Mechanical Engineering
(Green Building Technology) 
S$3,100 S$5,800 S$10,700
Quantity Surveying  S$3,100 S$5,800 S$10,700


Additional Requirements

Students are required to have access to personal computers or laptops for use during the programme.
Recommended Specifications for Computer
Intel Core i5-2300 quad core processor (2.8GHz, 6MB cache) or better, OR equivalent of AMD processor 
8 GB RAM or more 
500 GB free HDD space 
DirectX® 11 capable graphics card with Shader Model 3 
Windows 7 64-bit Home Premium edition or higher; Windows 8 or 8.1 64-bit or higher 
Microsoft Office 
Anti-virus software 

 
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