International Diploma in Software Development

Commencement Dates

1/10/2018 to 20/9/2019 [Monday to Friday]


International Diploma in Software Development is designed to provide you with knowledge and skills necessary to be a software developer, system analyst, database designer or database administrator. You will learn how to develop a software application systemtically starting from requirement analysis to implementation. 


This diploma course will give you

  • an understanding of different types of software systems used in business
  • skills in the most widely used approach to software construction – Object Oriented design including analysis and specification, testing and maintenance
  • ability to work with other people in a team, communicating computing ideas effectively
  • a basis for going on to further study in computing, or for finding work in computing-related industries.

Course Details

Module Code

Module Name

Module Description


Mathematics for Computing

This module is designed to introduce the students with fundamental concept of Mathematics used in computing. The module will cover number systems, set theories, mathematical inductions, algebra and calculus and probability.


Programming – Algorithms and Data Structure

This module is designed to introduce students with Java programming language and concept of object oriented programming. Students will learn about importance of data structures and associated algorithms to work with abstract data types.


Web and Multimedia Design

This module is designed to provide the students with hands-on experience of developing a multimedia web site using industrial standard development tools, such as Dreamweaver, Photoshop and Flash. Student will be learning how to integrate Photoshop images and Flash movies, audios and videos into a web site.


Database Design and Implementation

This module is designed to provide students with concept of relational models and to be able to design a proper database using appropriate tools.


Business Communications

This module lets students study the principles of effective written and oral business communications. Emphasis is placed on the composition and formatting of business correspondence, including good/routine news, bad news, and persuasive messages.


System Analysis and Design

This module allows students a chance to conduct a simple system development by following the phases of SDLC. This module will provide to students solid foundation on user’s and systems documentation to make systems/software design be marketable and used.


Object Oriented Design

This module lets students grasp the concepts of Object-Oriented design and to apply it when designing and implementing system programs which may run in various languages.


C# Programming

This module is designed to equip the students with object oriented programming language so as to be able to apply OO concepts into programming.


Student-Teacher Ratio

The average Teacher - Student ratio of Genetic Computer School is 1:25. This ratio will ensure that the learning experience of each student would be at its optimum level. This is to maintain high quality standard for the student's education.

Minimum Academic Standards

  • The passing percentage of each module is greater than or equal to 50 
  • To be awarded with CIT, Diploma and Higher Diploma, students must pass all the modules

Entry Requirement

Admission Requirements:


    • 2 GCE “A” levels
    • 11 years of general education or equivalent
    • Certificate in Information Technology (Awarded by Genetic Computer School)



    • Grade C6 at GCE O level English or equivalent
    • IELTS 5.5 or
    • TOEFL 525 (Paper base) or 196 (Computer base)

Fees Structure

The course fees are due, and is payable as full payment or in (2) installments

Application fee – (Non-Refundable)

Local Students – S$ 50

International Student – S$ 150


Course Fees (subject to prevailing GST of 7%)


Local Student

(For Singaporean /PR/Work permit/ Employment Pass holders)

International Student

(Require Student pass)



Amount (S$)

Amount (S$)

Course Fee



Administrative Fee



FPS Processing Fee







Payment Schedule


Local Student 

(For Singaporean/PR/Work permit/ Employment Pass holders)

Amount (S$)


Application Fee (Upon Registration)



1st Term ( 6 months )



2nd Term ( 6 months )







International Student

(Require Student pass)

Amount (S$)


Application Fee (Upon Registration)



1st Term ( 6 months )



2nd Term ( 6 months )






 Mode of Payment

 *The modes of payment available are cash, cheque, cashier’s order, Telegraphic Transfer and Giro 

MISCELLANEOUS FEES* (subject to prevailing GST of 7%)

Purpose of Fee

Amount (S$) and When Payable

Late Student Pass Renewal processing Fee:

  i.      Less than 14 days but more than 7 days before date of renewal

   ii.      Less than 7 days to renewal date




ICA Student Pass Issuance (On Renewal) – Payable to ICA

$90.00 + $30 (ICA Processing Fee)

Resit Examination Fee

$100.00(per module)

Appeal Fee

$50.00(per module)

Replacement of Genetic Student Card

$30.00(per student)

Replacement of Diploma Certificate

$50.00(each certificate)

Replacement of Transcript

$50.00 (per transcript)

Registration Extension  Fee

$200.00 (per course) – valid for 1 year extension

Course Transfer Application Fee


Deferment Application Fee


Security Deposit (Bond) / Banker's Guarantee  (If Applicable)

$240.00 to $360.00

Course Materials Fee

$400.00  to $ 1000.00  

Late Payment of Course Fee:
7 days after the scheduled due date(s)


Remodule - 1st Option

(class arranged within the course duration and module time-table is within the semester scheduling)

$1120.00 (inclusive of GST 7%)

Remodule - 2nd Option

(class arranged within the course duration but module time-table is not within the semester scheduling)

$2000.00 (inclusive of GST 7%)

Remodule-3rd Option

(class is arranged after the course duration)

$2000.00 (inclusive of GST 7%)


Note Miscellaneous Fees refer to any non-compulsory and non-standard fees which the student will pay only when necessary or applicable. Such fees are normally collected on an ad hoc basis by the GCS when the need arises.

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