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Admission Details for Diploma Programmes

To be eligible for consideration for admission to the various programmes in the Academy, applicants must satisfy the minimum academic entry requirements for the programmes shown in the table below. 

Applicants whose qualifications are not stated below or who do not satisfy the minimum academic entry requirements may enquire with the school directly. CCA points cannot be used to meet the minimum entry requirements, though they may be taken into consideration during application.

For students with GCE 'O' Level

 DIPLOMA IN:  MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS  GRADE
  • Construction Engineering
  • Construction Information Technology
  • Electrical Engineering and Clean Energy
  • Mechanical Engineering 
    (Green Building Technology)
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Facilities Management
 

 - English Language (EL1)

 - Mathematics, and

 - One relevant subject:

  • Additional Combined Science
  • Combined Science 
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Science (Chemistry, Biology)
  • Science (Physics, Biology)
  • Science (Physics, Chemistry)
  • Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology)
  • Design & Technology
  • Physical Science
  • Integrated Science
  • Combined Science
  • Chemistry
  • Electricity & Electronics
 

Grade 1-7

Grade 1-6

Grade 1-6

 
  • Architecture (Technology)
  • Design (Interior and Landscape)
 

 - English Language (EL1), and

 - Art or Design & Technology, and

- One relevant subject

 

Grade 1-7

Grade 1-6

Grade 1-6


- Applicant whose GCE 'O' Level results did not meet the required grade in English or Mathematics or Art/D&T may take BCA Academy's English or Mathematics or design test. This will help BCA Academy to reassess the applicant's eligibility into the diploma programme.

- Applicant with other academic qualification and experience may be considered for admission on a case by case basis.


For Students from the Institute of Technical Education

DIPLOMA IN:
 MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
  • Construction Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering and Clean Energy
  • Mechanical Engineering (Green Building Technology)
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Facilities Management
  • Construction Information Technology
  • Architecture (Technology)
  • Design (Interior and Landscape)
Higher NITEC in a relevant discipline
OR
GCE 'N' Levels and NITEC in a relevant discipline with a minimum GPA of 2.75
 

Note: Higher NITEC applicants with GPA of 3.0 or higher may be granted course exemptions for relevant courses on a case-to-case basis and may complete the diploma programme in less than 3 years.

For Holders of Other Qualifications

Admission Screening Test is NOT REQUIRED for the following qualifications:

1. Candidates with the qualifications and meet the subject/grade from Annex A are NOT required to take our admission screening test. 

2. Candidates with the qualifications but does not meet the subject/ grade for 1 or more subjects from the tables below are still required to take our admission screening test.

3. Applicants are required to complete the application form (together with a copy of their NRIC/ Passport + academic certificates) and submit to BCAA for approval.

4. Local (Singaporeans and PR) applicants may apply directly to BCAA. International applicants must apply through our approved student recruitment agents. 

Annex A - Diploma Admission Test NOT REQUIRED for Other Qualifications Holders

Admission Screening Test is REQUIRED for the following qualifications:

1.      Candidates with the qualifications and meet the subject/grade from Annex B  are required to take our admission screening test. 

2.      We have revised this criteria to include a wider range of qualifications. Any other qualifications can be considered on a case-by-case basis.

3.      Applicants are required to complete the application form (together with a copy of their NRIC/Passport + academic certificates) and submit to BCAA for approval.

4.      Local (Singaporeans and PR) applicants may apply directly to BCAA. 

5.      International applicants must apply through our approved student recruitment agents. Agents will arrange for the applicants to sit for the admission screening test.

6.      Candidates who pass the admission screening test will be offered the Diploma Programme. Candidates who do not pass the admission screening test may be offered the Foundation Programme.

Annex B - Diploma Admission test required for Other Qualifications Holders

National Service Deferment

If you are liable for National Service (NS) in Singapore, please submit an application form indicating clearly your enlistment date. Should you be offered a place in the Academy, your National Service many be deferred until you have completed your Diploma#.
 
#Applicants are fully responsible for fulfilling their own National Service liabilities.

Application

Interested applicants, please:

Local students
 Submit following documents to apply for the Diploma Programmes:
• Completed application form 
• Certified true copy of GCE ‘O’ level transcript and certificate
• Certified true copy of Higher NITEC transcript and certificate
• A photocopy of Identification Card or Passport

All completed application form with supporting documents may be submitted by post/in person to:

BCA Academy, 200 Braddell Road, Singapore 579700.
Attention: School of Building and Development (Diploma Programme application)

Download Diploma Application Form
Overseas students  Contact any of the agents in the list representing your country.


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