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Applied Degree in Software Engineering

4-Year Programme. Instructor-led Live & Mentor-led Blended Learning.
Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Computing (Applications Development)
and International Top-up Degree in Software Engineering

What do I get?

Full-Stack Developer Skills

Learn front end programming skills such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, jQueryUI, Ajax, Angular, React and back end skills such as Java, JSP, Servlets, Struts, Spring, Hibernate, JPA, Liferay, APIs of popular digital platforms such as Facebook and Google, and MySQL database as well as agile development and data analytical skills to prepare yourself for a Full Stack Developer job

Mentor-Led Blended Learning

We deliver blended learning through a combination of self-paced e-learning, instructor-led flipped classes and personalized mentoring with industry practitioners to greatly increase your efficiency and effectiveness in acquiring knowledge and skills.

Early Career Introduction

We deliver learning through work. From the second year onwards, you’ll work on real projects. You’ll progress from acquiring knowledge to applying your skills through project-based learning with mentoring support from industry practitioners.

‘Earn while You Learn’

We find our students paid internships that would allow them to apply class- room knowledge in resolving real world, real issue. The best part is, they get paid for that too (earnings up to US$ 16,200) – enabling them to achieve a valuable degree, debt-free!

Programme Overview

This is a work-study degree programme designed to grow multidisciplinary software development talents with a mix of 21st-century cutting edge technological expertise such as Data Science, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence and Natural Language Processing with small to medium scale enterprise applications development. The “Earn while you Learn” journey of our students begins with an intensive 12-month coding Boot camp where they will clock up on industry practitioners in over 2,000 hours of guided training and personalized mentoring.

The Boot camp enables the learner to acquire the skills to develop web applications using the front-end tools and technologies such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, jQueryUI, Ajax, Angular, and Struts framework, and MySQL Database. Besides, they obtain skills to create a single page, responsive websites using the Bootstrap framework, and human-centric, interactive prototypes using Axure.

In addition to that, they acquire the skills to develop small to medium-sized enterprise applications using the Spring framework, Angular, React, and Liferay portals. Besides, they obtain skills to create competitive digital marketing ideas based on actionable customer insights by integrating applications with digital platforms such as Facebook, Google, and PayPal using Webhooks.

After the Boot camp, our students will gain Data Science, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing, Deep Learning, Reinforcement Learning using Python and R programming with the understanding the concepts like Statistics and data Visualization Techniques.

Finally, the course enables them to be an all-rounder with professional communication strategies, interpersonal skills, collaboration skills with digital marketing, and entrepreneurship skills that play a vital role in the modern workplace.

Curriculum Outline

Programming Foundations

Front-End Web Development

UI Frameworks

Database Design and Implementation

Web Development Foundations

Capstone Project - Web Development

Web Development Using Platforms

Develop Enterprise Applications

Application Integration

Application Development & Processes

Agile Development

Capstone Project - Application Development

Teamwork & Collaboration

Agile Leadership & Management

IT Systems & Networks

IT Security

Data Queries and Visualization Basics

Data Science Essentials

R Programming

Statistical Thinking for Data Science

Deep Learning

Machine Learning

Reinforcement Learning

Digital Entrepreneurship

Blended Learning: 1,572 hours

Learning Schedule

Year 1:

Full-time, on Campus+off Campus, Boot Camp (12 months, Study 40 hrs a Week)

Year 2, 3 and 4:

Full-time Internship (5-days a week), Part-time Study (6-12 hours a Week, on Weekends)

JISC Software Engineering Degree Pathway


Entry Requirements:

GCE A/Levels – Min 3 Passes, any stream

GCE O/Levels – Credit Pass for Maths and English compulsory

Fluent in English or IELTS 5.5 or Similar


Pearson BTEC Level 5

Higher National Diploma In Computing in Applications Development


Bachelor of Science (BSc)

in Software Engineering Applied Degree


Graduation Requirements:

Minimum attendance of 75%

Minimum Pass Grade in the summative assessment of each Module

Course Fee:

US$ 10,800 for 4 years, degree fees included.
Installments/payment plans available.

Free Application*

*Application Subject to approval from Lithan, Singapore. If selected, Admin Fees & Management Fees apply.

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