What is the Polytechnic Foundation Programme (PFP)?

The PFP prepares Sec 4N(A) students to enter full-time diploma courses via a one-year foundational programme. At NYP, besides getting an introduction to your chosen diploma course, you'll also take modules in communication skills, project skills, and sports and wellness, among others. Learn more about the Curriculum Structure.

After passing your PFP, you will be admitted to Year 1 of your diploma course.

Why should you apply?

You get to secure your place in the diploma course of your choice. The PFP’s foundation lessons also give you a head start.

How should you apply?

1. Apply when Invited

You are eligible for the PFP if you obtain a raw (before CCA) aggregate of 12 points, or lower, from English, Mathematics and your best three subjects (ELMAB3) at your N Levels. Subjects taken at O Levels can be combined with your N-Level results to compute your PFP eligibility. Eligible students will receive an invitation to apply on the O-Level Results Release Day.

2. Accept Your Offer

Look out for application results at the end of January.

3. Get Ready to Begin

Enjoy your PFP experience from April!


Curriculum Structure

The Polytechnic Foundation Programme (PFP)
is a one-year programme that prepares Sec 4N(A) students for entry into full-time diploma courses at NYP. Students will be immersed in a stimulating and interactive environment, with many opportunities for experiential learning through engaging hands-on activities, integrated projects, interesting games and learning journeys.

Focusing on the all-round development of our students, the broad-based curriculum will consist of:
• Common Modules
• Domain Specific Modules


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Hear from our Students

At NYP, we can help you live your dreams by pushing the boundaries of what we can achieve. Check out these stories of our students who came in through PFP and accomplished more than what they thought was possible. 

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