(Frequently Asked Questions)
1. What are the differences between Aerospace Engineering & Aerospace Electronics in TP?
|The Diploma in Aerospace Electronics focuses on aircraft electronics (avionics) systems, aircraft navigation and flight control systems, whereas the Diploma in Aerospace Engineering focuses on airframe engines, structures and composites.|
is diploma course will also prepare students for the 10 modules in the Singapore Airworthiness Requirements (SAR-66) Aircraft Maintenance License basic knowledge examinations (Category B2 -- Avionics) conducted by the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS).
We are the first and only local polytechnic certified by the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) as a SAR-147 Approved Maintenance Training Organisation (AMTO).
2. What can I learn in this course?
You will learn in-depth specialisation in aviation electronics (avionics) such as aircraft electronics (avionics) systems, aircraft navigation and flight control systems.
3. Can I go for further study after completing the diploma in Aerospace Electronics?
Yes, this course’s curriculum covers subjects that prepare and open doors of opportunities for you to further your studies in a local or overseas university. Please go to Further Studies for more information...
4. What are the jobs for me after I get the diploma in Aerospace Electronics?
|Holders of the Diploma in Aerospace Electronics will have excellent career prospects in the fast expanding aerospace and aviation sectors, as:|
5. What are the differences in the diploma in Aerospace Electronics courses among all the Polytechnics?
|Temasek Polytechnic’s Diploma in Aerospace Electronics offers world class aerospace training and wide global recognition, with the following advantages:|
6. I want to be a pilot, can this course help me?
Yes, as a pilot you need to know and understand the navigation systems and the electronic instruments used in an aircraft. This course will be an advantage to you because it focuses on the electronic instruments and navigation system that you will need to operate as a pilot. In addition, in this course, you will have the opportunity to be trained with an industry-standard Boeing 737 simulator; and the flight experience that you get is priceless in your quest to be a pilot. We now have the PPL option in the last semester of our course for students who are qualified and keen to pursue the flying bug!
7. Can I do a degree programme for a Bachelor in Engineering (B.Eng) after getting my Diploma in Aerospace Electronics?
Yes, this diploma course covers subjects that prepare and open doors of opportunities for you to further your studies in a local or overseas university, leading to a B.Eng degree. Please check our Further Studies webpage for latest update and exemptions.
8. Do I have a chance to visit local & overseas aerospace companies if I join this diploma course?
Yes, we organise regular visits and study trips to aerospace companies both locally and overseas, so as to enable you to understand the operations of the industry, thereby giving you a head-start when you join the workforce.
9. Will I get into the Diploma in Aerospace Electronics (JAE code: T50) if I select it as my first choice at the JAE?
Competition is keen. Selection is based on your ‘O’ level results. If you are really keen to join our Aerospace Electronics programme, a wise strategy would be for you to select T50 as your first choice at the JAE, and then put T05/T56 as your 2nd choice. Through the T05/T56 (EEEP/CEP programme), you may be able to switch over to the Diploma in Aerospace Electronics after one semester. This is a new special scheme that is not offered by any other polytechnic in Singapore.
*Course Minimum Entry Requirements (MER) for AY2012/2013 ~ GCE O/A Level
10. How many places are offered for the Diploma in Aerospace Electronics?
There are 120 places offered for this diploma.
11. What is the cut-off point (COP) for the Diploma in Aerospace Electronics?
We have expanded our intake to 120, we have more places available for those who are keen to take on an aerospace career with us. Select T50 as your first choice of study at JAE if your passion and interest is in the Aerospace Electronics Programme.
12. I am a foreigner. Can I apply for this course?
Yes. (Click HERE to find out more on International student admission requirement)
13. I graduated from ITE. Can I apply?
|You can apply through the JPAE scheme with a relevant NITEC qualification and a GPA of 3.5 or higher, or with a relevant Higher NITEC qualification with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.|
|(Click HERE to find out more on ITE student admission requirement)|