Information Technology (IT) affects us all, from how we live to how we work and play. With a quality education in IT or any of its sub-disciplines, you can explore a wide range of career opportunities in various sectors.

At the School of Information Technology (SIT), we offer five engaging IT diploma courses and a common entry programme – all designed to train you to become a skilled IT professional and qualify for higher education in related fields.

Our commitment is to give you a holistic education, by providing you a well-balanced curriculum that stretches your potential beyond the classroom. It will equip you with the right balance of skills and professionalism needed to thrive in the industry.

What’s more, as a strong advocator of SkillsFuture, SIT offers four specialist diplomas, a part-time diploma and many other lifelong learning courses to help adult learners keep up to date on new advances in digital technology.


Why SIT?

  • We nurture all-rounders in an engaging learning environment
  • We make you industry-ready
  • We get you university-ready
  • You can gain global experiences
  • You will enjoy a vibrant campus life

Full Time Diploma Courses

Lifelong Learning Courses

Life at SIT

At SIT, we work and play hard. We use technology to build our dreams while learning from the best in the industry – and we have plenty of fun in between!

  • Director's Message

    Welcome to NYP’s School of Information Technology!

    Information technology is becoming increasingly essential in our data-filled world, and you may be curious about how it plays a part in our daily lives. We’re here to transform your curiosity into relevant skillsets.

    Here at the School of Information Technology, you can choose from five full-time IT diploma courses, alongside a common ICT programme and various lifelong learning options. Our lecturers, who come from diverse backgrounds, bring with them a wealth of industry knowledge and experience. Our strong linkages with the industry also ensure that our training is up-to-date and relevant.

  • Innovative Teaching and Learning

    We constantly review our curriculum and find innovative ways to approach Teaching and Learning.

    • Mobile learning (convenience and easy access, for just-in-time learning and bite-size learning)
    • Differentiated learning (to maximize learning by catering to different students’ profiles, interests, abilities and learning styles)
    • Active learning (for engagement and effective learning through participation and reflection)        

    You will get real-world experience through attachments to companies and NYP’s Centre for IT Innovation in your final year of study. Through this programme, you have the chance to work on real life projects and gain exposure to the demands of the industry. This also allows you to interact with people from different disciplines and learn how IT is used in various ways to create innovative solutions to overcome real-world problems.

  • Working with Industry Experts

    Nothing beats hands-on experience. At NYP’s Centre for IT Innovation, we use a contextual teaching and learning approach. You will work full-time on projects, taking theoretical concepts and turning them into real-world solutions. This will give you the invaluable industry experience you’ll need to thrive in the IT industry.
  • Industry Projects

    To give you plenty of opportunities to work on industry projects, we have linked up with key industry partners in the emerging areas of big data analytics, cybersecurity, cloud computing, next-generation network technologies, wireless and mobile computing, the Internet of Things and fintech. They include Accenture, the Centre for Strategic Infocomm Technologies, Cisco Systems, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, Red Hat, SAP, SAS, the Singapore Land Authority, Splunk, ST Electronics, StarHub and many more.


09 Jun 2020

Nanyang Poly Revamps Teaching by Doing Away with Subject Boundaries

From April next year, students intending to pursue business intelligence and analytics at Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP) will be the first to go through a newly designed curriculum.

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05 Sep 2019

Our Outstanding Lecturer! Confirm, chop, stamp by President Halimah Yacob

Dr Koh Noi Sian won the President's Award for Teachers for her innovative and nurturing ways.

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28 Jun 2019

Learning IT on a Bus

Students had fun checking out an escape room (on a bus!) while learning about emerging technologies.

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07 Jun 2019

Team NYP Took Second at Huawei’s Global ICT Competition

They pitted their ICT skills against international participants and won second place.

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30 Apr 2019

An App to Help Find Lost Seniors with Dementia

In collaboration with AIC and IHIS, the Dementia Friends app developed by SIT has helped more than 50 people in a year.

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18 Mar 2019

SIT Collaborates with Singhealth Polyclinics to Assist SHP Patients

SIT has rolled out two mobile applications for Polyclinic patients.

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Genevieve Tay
Diploma in Business Intelligence & Analytics (Class of 2016)

“During my course of study, I picked up many important skills such as critical thinking, design thin

Chu Jia Hao
Diploma in Engineering Informatics (Class of 2018)

“Thank you NYP for giving me the opportunity to participate in various competitions, such as Lee Hsi

Li Kangli
Diploma in Cyber Security & Forensics (Class of 2018)

“As someone who learns better with hands-on practice, I have benefited from the various opportunitie