Diploma_ComputerForensics

Diploma in Computer Forensics

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  • Overview

  • Overview

  • About Our Programme

    For N-level holders, please approach our Programme Consultants for information on the IGCSE preparatory course.

    For O-level/NITEC/Higher NITEC holders, please approach our Programme Consultants for information on the Kaplan Foundation Diploma programme.

     

    Graduation & Degree Awarded

    Students who successfully complete and pass the modules stipulated in the programme structure will be awarded the Diploma in Computer Forensics from Kaplan Higher Education Institute, Singapore.

    Advanced Diploma and Diploma graduates can progress to pursue Degree programmes offered by our university partners and other higher education institutions from Australia, Ireland and the United Kingdom (relevant disciplines and/or subject to university’s requirements).

    Key facts
    Duration
    8 months
    Intakes
    April, August & December
    Assessment
    A combination of assignments and examinations
  • About Our Programme

    For N-level holders, please approach our Programme Consultants for information on the IGCSE preparatory course.

    For O-level/NITEC/Higher NITEC holders, please approach our Programme Consultants for information on the Kaplan Foundation Diploma programme.

     

    Graduation & Degree Awarded

    Students who successfully complete and pass the modules stipulated in the programme structure will be awarded the Diploma in Computer Forensics from Kaplan Higher Education Academy, Singapore.

    Advanced Diploma and Diploma graduates can progress to pursue Degree programmes offered by our university partners and other higher education institutions from Australia, Ireland and the United Kingdom (relevant disciplines and/or subject to university’s requirements).

    Key facts
    Duration
    Possible completion in 8 months (instead of 11 months)
    Intakes
    April, August & December
    Assessment
    A combination of assignments and examinations

RANKING & ACCREDITATION

Professional Memberships
  • Student Chapter Membership with the Singapore Computer Society (SCS)
  • Student Membership with Centre of Strategic Cyberspace and International Studies (CSCIS)
  • Intakes

    There are 3 intakes per year.

    Commencement
    • April
    • August
    • December

      Please contact our programme consultant to obtain a copy of the class schedule.

    Minimum Class Size
    • Minimum class size: 20 students

      Class may commence with fewer students than indicated above, subject to resource availability. In the event of cancellation, you will be notified at least 1 week before the programme commencement date, stated in your student contract with Kaplan, and our consultants will contact you to advise on a backup plan.

  • Intakes

    There are 3 intakes per year.

    Commencement
    • April
    • August
    • December

      Please contact our programme consultant to obtain a copy of the class schedule.

    Minimum Class Size
    • Minimum class size: 20 students

      Class may commence with fewer students than indicated above, subject to resource availability. In the event of cancellation, you will be notified at least 1 week before the programme commencement date, stated in your student contract with Kaplan, and our consultants will contact you to advise on a backup plan.

Curriculum
Core Modules

The Diploma programme consists of 8 modules. The following modules are covered in the programme:

  • Computational Mathematics and Computer Architecture
  • Fundamentals of Computer Systems
  • Introduction to Computer Science
  • Introduction to Data Communications
  • Introduction to Programming Using Java
  • Principles of Computer Forensics
  • Principles of Computer Security
  • Principles of Information Systems and Data Management
  • Admission Criteria
    Academic Requirements
    • Kaplan Foundation Diploma; OR
    • Minimum 1 GCE A-Level pass; OR
    • Other private or foreign qualifications will be assessed on a case-by-case basis (based on the equivalence to the GCE A-Level); OR
    • Mature candidates (30 years old and above, with a minimum of 8 years of work experience)
    English Language Requirements
    • At least C6 in GCE O-Level English or equivalent
  • Admission Criteria
    Academic Requirements (Local Students)
    • Kaplan Foundation Diploma; OR
    • Minimum 1 GCE A-Level pass; OR
    • Other private or foreign qualifications will be assessed on a case-by-case basis (based on the equivalence to the GCE A-Level); OR
    • Mature candidates (30 years old and above, with a minimum of 8 years of work experience)
    Academic Requirements (International Students)
    • Kaplan Foundation Diploma; OR
    • Minimum 1 GCE A-Level pass; OR
    • Completion of Year 12; OR
    • Completed High School education in their home country; OR
    • IB Diploma; OR
    • Pre-university certifications (based on the equivalence to the GCE A-Level); OR
    • Other private or foreign qualifications will be assessed on a case-by-case basis (based on the equivalence to the GCE A-Level)
    English Language Requirements
    • At least C6 in GCE O-Level English; OR
    • IELTS 6.0 or equivalent*; OR
    • Kaplan Diploma in Professional Business English (PBEP) Level 5*

    *Applicable for International Students

  • Fees

    • Local Applicants
      Apply Now

      Part-time (Local Applicants) – Click here to apply online.

      Tuition Fee

      The total tuition fee covers university registration, lectures / tutorials / workshops and assessments such as assignments / tests / examinations / projects (where applicable), programme materials in digital format, Diploma (if earned) and transcript.

      S$6,065.85 payable in 4 instalments 
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST (applicable on or after 1 January 2024)


      Receive a S$300 Referral Reward when you recommend a friend to enrol in our Diploma programme*

      Receive a S$300 Study Rebate*.

      Receive a S$600 Upgrader Rebate (only applicable if you are progressing from Foundation Diploma to Diploma programme)*

      *Click here for Terms and Conditions for Rebates and Offers.

      Non-Refundable Application Fee

      S$130.80
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST (applicable on or after 1 January 2024)

      Student Development Fee

      S$163.50*
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST (applicable on or after 1 January 2024)


      *Payment for this fee will be included in the first instalment.

      The Student Development Fee covers the provision of a comprehensive range of initiatives aimed at enhancing the career and industry-readiness of Kaplan students, such as programmes aimed at improving interpersonal skills, technical and digital skills, as well as career advisory and job matching services. More details can be found here.

      Mode of Payment

      Click here to learn about available payment modes.

      GST

      All fees indicated are inclusive of Goods and Services Tax (GST) at the prevailing rate of 9%. For more information on the GST revision, please refer to the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) website. Please refer to the official price list for a detailed breakdown.

      Fees remain subject to change. Applicant will be charged the prevailing fees and GST at the time of application. For more information about the programme, please contact our programme consultant.


      Please refer to the following scenarios for how GST will be applied:

      Scenario 1

      • Invoice generated in 2023
      • Services rendered in 2023

      8% GST will apply.

       

      Scenario 2

      • Invoice generated in 2023
      • Services rendered on or after 1 Jan 2024
      • Payment collected on or after 1 Jan 2024 

      9% GST will apply.

       

      Scenario 3

      • Invoice generated on or after 1 Jan 2024

      9% GST will apply.

      Education Loan

      Choice of flexible repayment schemes available to suit your needs:

      • Standard Repayment: Pay your monthly instalments (principal and interest) once your loan is disbursed.
      • Partial Repayment: Pay partial instalments for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
      • Interest Servicing: Pay only interest for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
      • Flexible repayment tenure of up to 8 years.

      Please click here for more information on Maybank Education loan and here for OCBC Frank Education loan. Terms and conditions apply, subject to bank’s approval.

  • Fees

    • Local Applicants
      Apply Now

      Full-time (Local Applicants) – Click here to apply online.

      Tuition Fee

      The total tuition fee covers university registration, lectures / tutorials / workshops and assessments such as assignments / tests / examinations / projects (where applicable), programme materials in digital format, Diploma (if earned) and transcript.

      S$7,095.90 payable in 4 instalments 
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST (applicable on or after 1 January 2024)


      Receive a S$300 Referral Reward when you recommend a friend to enrol in the Diploma programme*.

      Receive a S$300 Study Rebate*.

      Receive a S$600 Upgrader Rebate (only applicable if you are progressing from Foundation Diploma to Diploma programme)*

      *Click here for Terms and Conditions for Rebates and Offers.

      Non-Refundable Application Fee

      S$130.80
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST (applicable on or after 1 January 2024)

      Student Development Fee

      S$163.50*
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST (applicable on or after 1 January 2024)


      *Payment for this fee will be included in the first instalment.

      The Student Development Fee covers the provision of a comprehensive range of initiatives aimed at enhancing the career and industry-readiness of Kaplan students, such as programmes aimed at improving interpersonal skills, technical and digital skills, as well as career advisory and job matching services. More details can be found here.

      Mode of Payment

      Click here to learn about available payment modes.

      GST

      All fees indicated are inclusive of Goods and Services Tax (GST) at the prevailing rate of 9%. For more information on the GST revision, please refer to the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) website. Please refer to the official price list for a detailed breakdown.

      Fees remain subject to change. Applicant will be charged the prevailing fees and GST at the time of application. For more information about the programme, please contact our programme consultant.


      Please refer to the following scenarios for how GST will be applied:

      Scenario 1

      • Invoice generated in 2023
      • Services rendered in 2023

      8% GST will apply.

       

      Scenario 2

      • Invoice generated in 2023
      • Services rendered on or after 1 Jan 2024
      • Payment collected on or after 1 Jan 2024 

      9% GST will apply.

       

      Scenario 3

      • Invoice generated on or after 1 Jan 2024

      9% GST will apply.

      Education Loan

      Choice of flexible repayment schemes available to suit your needs:

      • Standard Repayment: Pay your monthly instalments (principal and interest) once your loan is disbursed.
      • Partial Repayment: Pay partial instalments for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
      • Interest Servicing: Pay only interest for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
      • Flexible repayment tenure of up to 8 years.

      Please click here for more information on Maybank Education loan and here for OCBC Frank Education loan. Terms and conditions apply, subject to bank’s approval.

    • International Applicants
      Apply Now

      Full-time (International Applicants) – Click here to apply online.

      Tuition Fee

      The total tuition fee covers university registration, lectures / tutorials / workshops and assessments such as assignments / tests / examinations / projects (where applicable), programme materials in digital format, Diploma (if earned) and transcript.

      S$14,715 payable in 1 instalment
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST (applicable on or after 1 January 2024)

      Non-Refundable Application Fee

      S$523.20
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST (applicable on or after 1 January 2024)

      Administration Fee

      S$1,199*
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST (applicable on or after 1 January 2024)


      *Includes application for Kaplan Student Access Card, Student’s Pass, Fee Protection Scheme and Medical Insurance.

      Mode of Payment

      Click here to learn about available payment modes.

      GST

      All fees indicated are inclusive of Goods and Services Tax (GST) at the prevailing rate of 9%. For more information on the GST revision, please refer to the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) website. Please refer to the official price list for a detailed breakdown.

      Fees remain subject to change. Applicant will be charged the prevailing fees and GST at the time of application. For more information about the programme, please contact our programme consultant.


      Please refer to the following scenarios for how GST will be applied:

      Scenario 1

      • Invoice generated in 2023
      • Services rendered in 2023

      8% GST will apply.

       

      Scenario 2

      • Invoice generated in 2023
      • Services rendered on or after 1 Jan 2024
      • Payment collected on or after 1 Jan 2024 

      9% GST will apply.

       

      Scenario 3

      • Invoice generated on or after 1 Jan 2024

      9% GST will apply.

      Education Loan

      Choice of flexible repayment schemes available to suit your needs:

      • Standard Repayment: Pay your monthly instalments (principal and interest) once your loan is disbursed.
      • Partial Repayment: Pay partial instalments for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
      • Interest Servicing: Pay only interest for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
      • Flexible repayment tenure of up to 8 years.

      Please click here for more information on Maybank Education loan and here for OCBC Frank Education loan. Terms and conditions apply, subject to bank’s approval.

  • Duration
    Duration
    • 8 months
    Maximum allowed candidature period
    • 16 months

      If a student fails to complete the programme within the candidature period, they will not be entitled to any recourse or refund.

  • Duration
    Duration
    • Possible completion in 8 months (instead of 11 months)
    Maximum allowed candidature period
    • 22 months

      If a student fails to complete the programme within the candidature period, they will not be entitled to any recourse or refund.

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