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FAQs

GENERAL ENQUIRIES
 
  • What are the Semester-Long Courses offered by NTU?
NTU PACE College offers Semester–Long Courses which are bite-sized modular courses taken from both the Undergraduate and Graduate Full Degree Programmes. These are courses which can be taken individually, are credit-bearing, and can be stackable to the relevant certificate and degree. 
 
There will be continuous assessments during course period and a final exam at the end of the course which contribute to a final grade.
 
Course participants can apply to transfer the credits attained when they enrol for formal relevant undergraduate or graduate degree programme.

E-CERTIFICATE

  • What certificate will be awarded upon course completion?
Participants will recieve an e-Certificate upon course completion.
- A Certificate of Completion will be awarded upon successful completion of each course.
- A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded if participant (i) is absent from the examination with or without MC or (ii) sit the examination but failed.

Specialist Certificate 
A Specialist Certificate will be awarded to participants who achieve an average CGPA of 2.0 or higher and pass all the courses within the Specialist Certificate. Maximum candidature for earning a Specialist Certificate is 3 years from the first enrolled Specialist Certificate course under that certificate. 
 
Graduate Certificate  
A Graduate Certificate will be awarded to participants who achieve an average CGPA of 2.5 or higher and pass all the courses within the Graduate Certificate. Maximum candidature for earning a Graduate Certificate is 3 years from the first enrolled Graduate Certificate course under that certificate.
 
Standalone courses 
A certificate of completion will be awarded to participants for each course completed.

ADMISSIONS

Eligibility Criteria
All applicants including Singapore Citizens (SCs), Permanent Residents (PRs) and International participants can only be admitted, if they:
  • ​Are at least 21 years of age; 
  • Are Singaporeans or Permanent Residents of Singapore;
  • Have at least 2 years of full-time work experience; 
  • Have fully discharged full-time NS liability, or are currently employed on a full-time basis1;
  • Hold a Bachelor degree in Engineering/Science or diploma with relevant working experience2.
Note: 
1In line with MOM’s definition, a full-time employee is one who works for more than 35 hours a week under contract of service with an employer. SCs or PRs who have fully discharged their NS liability will be considered as having fulfilled the work experience requirement, even if the duration of full-time NS is less than 2 years. However, those still serving NS will not be counted as being in full-time employment and hence not eligible for admission. 

2For application of Graduate Certificate, individual must hold a bachelor degree in relevant discipline. 

Online Registration

  • When is the registration period?
​​Academic Year​
​Semester 1 
Courses commence in August to December every year
Application starts in mid-February and closes in mid-June of the year
Semester 2 
Courses commence in January to May every year
Application starts in mid-September and closes in mid-November of the year


For course registration enquiries, please call 6592 3702 / 6790 6672 or email at copace@ntu.edu.sg

  • How do I register for a course?
On the course list page, click on ‘Open’ under the Registration tab to register. Alternatively, from the course details page, you may scroll down to the Online Registration tab and click on "CLICK HERE to Register Online" button. You will then be directed to the next page, please complete the online application form.

  • Will I receive an acknowledgement of my online registration?
Yes, you should receive the course application acknowledgement  email upon successful registration If you do not receive any acknowledgement from us, please email copace@ntu.edu.sg or call 6592 3702/6790 6672. 
 
Enrolment Confirmation

  • ​When do I receive an email notification/confirmation of the status of my
    registration?
You will receive the Letter of Offer via email 2 weeks after the registration closes. We regret to inform that only shortlisted applicants will be notified. Shortlisted applicants will proceed to acceptance and payment to complete the registration.
 
  • Once my enrolment is confirmed, when will I receive notification of the course details? ​
After acceptance of our offer, you will receive the course confirmation email 2 weeks before the course start date. Information provided will include details such as course date, time and venue. However, if you do not receive our course confirmation before course commencement, please email copace@ntu.edu.sg or call 6592 3702/6790 6672.

  • Can I withdraw or cancel my registration after enrolment is confirmed? 
After acceptance of the course offered by NTU, the applicant is committed to the course. No refund will be considered.

  • What if the enrolled course is cancelled?
PACE College reserves the right to cancel a course. Course fee paid to PACE College will receive a full refund.    

  • What is included in the course fees?
    - Online Course Materials
    - Course Assessments
    - Final examination
    - e-Certificate

PAYMENT DETAILS

  • How do I make payment?
Payment can be made online using Credit/Debit Card (VISA and Mastercard only). Cash/Cheque/Nets payment can be made at One Stop@SAC (NTU Main Campus).

ACADEMIC MATTERS

  •  When and where will the class be conducted?

Classes are held at NTU main campus and selected classes at NTU@one-north campus. Depending on the course schedule, classes may be offered during the day or evening.

  • How do I obtain the credits (Academic Unit System)?

The University’s academic structure for its undergraduate programmes is based on the Academic Unit (AU) System. Under the Academic Unit System, each course is assigned a certain number of AU.

The AU is a measure of the participant's workload associated with both class attendance and preparation.

A participant earns the credits of the course after he/she has passed all the assignments, including the final exam.

  • Can I apply for short leave of absence or medical leave?

Yes, participants must apply for leave if they cannot attend classes on days when there are laboratory sessions, quizzes or tests that are conducted during classes.

  • As a participant, am I able to access NTU Library facilities?

You may use your NRIC/Employment/S Pass identification card to approach service desks at all subject libraries to borrow books and use the library facilities during the course duration.

  • Is exam compulsory for all?

Yes, participants are required to submit all the course assignments and sit for the final exams in order to enjoy the subsidies.

  • When is the usual exam period?

The academic year is divided into two semesters, Semester 1 and Semester 2. Examinations are held at the end of each semester.

Please refer to the NTU Academic Calendar.

  • When is the exam held?

The exam will be held at the same time as the full time program, which is during the day. Please check the class and exam schedule.

SUBSIDIES / CREDIT

  • What are the subsidies / credits available?
    - SkillsFuture Series/SSG- NTUC UTAP Credit
    - SkillsFuture Credit
    - NTU Alumni Course Credit (applicable to NTU/NIE alumni only)

For more information on Funding, please click here.

OTHER MATTER

  • How do I update my personal particulars?

You may email your name and new address to us at copace@ntu.edu.sg with the subject title 'Change of Personal Particulars'. We will ensure that your information is updated into our database so that you can continue to receive the latest course information and news on our events.


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