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Electrical Engineering Division
Blk 23, Level 05-06
Tel: 6460 6963
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Email:  ckc2@np.edu.sg

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 Diploma in Audio-visual Technology (N76) 


 



 


Want to be part of the backstage team that puts together really cool and awesome audio-visual shows at mega concerts? Or be the guys who light up the F1 Night Race in Singapore? Then, make the first move by enrolling into the Diploma in Audio-visual Technology (AVT).

With AVT, you will gain the technical and creative skills you need to succeed in the arts and entertainment industries. You will learn to integrate, plan and set up audio-visual components and equipment for meetings, conventions, exhibitions and stage entertainment events. You will also pick up skills in producing and editing creative media content as well as synthesising and mixing audio files using the latest software and professional equipment. Finally, you will learn to design, plan and manage technical theatres, live shows and events.

What’s more, if you are musically inclined, you can also learn to arrange and compose music, and design sound for live performances, advertisements and other commercial entertainment with our elective modules in Music Theory & Synthesis, Fundamentals of Sound Design and Sound Design for Live Performances.


AVT’s strong emphasis on hands-on training also means that you will get to go on internships with industry players like Esplanade and MediaCorp from as early as your first year.

Minor in Business Management
This Diploma offers an alternative pathway for those who prefer to read more business modules. In Year 2, you can sign up for our Minor in Business Management.

Taught by Ngee Ann Polytechnic’s School of Business & Accountancy, the Minor in Business Management modules cover topics such as financial management, marketing and entrepreneurship. In the final year, you will get to put your knowledge into practice while working on a project with business application. You will also take up a business management elective such as E-Business, Managing Service Operations, Supply Chain Management and Understanding Buyer Behaviour.

 
As an AVT graduate, you will be able to find a job in the MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conventions & Exhibitions), arts and entertainment, audio-video consumer electronics, broadcast and multimedia industries. You can work as a stage lighting designer, concert sound specialist, recording engineer, stage manager, event producer or video production editor.

Potential employers include Esplanade, MediaCorp, event and video production companies, hotels and integrated resorts.

    
AVT’s strong technology foundation opens doors for you to pursue degrees both locally and abroad. You may be granted credit exemptions or direct entry into the second year of degree courses related to audio-visual, broadcast or digital media technology at these universities.

• National University of Singapore
• Nanyang Technological University
• Salford University of Manchester (UK)
• University of Glasgow (UK)
• University of Technology (Australia)
• Queensland University of Technology (Australia)

You can also apply for non-engineering degree courses. The Minor in Business Management will give you a head-start when applying for such courses.

Here are more details on the degree options and advanced standing at the universities - locally and overseas.
 

 
To be eligible for consideration, candidates must have the following GCE ‘O’ Level examination (or equivalent) results.

Subject 'O' Level Grade
English Language*

Mathematics (Elementary/Additional)

Science (with Physics, Chemistry or Biology component)
or Computer Studies
or Design & Technology
or Fundamentals of Electronics
1-7

1-6

1-6


You must also fulfil the aggregate computation requirements.

*Candidates with English as a second language must have attained a minimum grade of 6.

Candidates with hearing deficiency or severe vision deficiency should not apply for the course. Those with colour vision deficiency may be considered, subject to an in-house test.
First-Year ModulesSecond-Year ModulesFinal-Year Modules
^  Interdisciplinary Studies (IS) modules at Ngee Ann help students become more versatile and competitive by expanding their knowledge and skills beyond their core disciplines. Areas covered include communication, entrepreneurship, lifeskills, media and the arts, and science and technology.


Course Structure with minor in Business Management

First-Year Modules Second-Year Modules Final-Year Modules
^   For more details on Interdisciplinary Studies (IS) modules, please log on to www.np.edu.sg/is/.

 

The Diploma Plus Programme (DPP) is designed to provide students with proficiency in a selected domain area, either to broaden or deepen a student’s knowledge/skills in his/her main discipline of study, or to equip a student with additional professional knowledge that would better prepare him/her for further study or increase their employability. Students can select elective modules from a wide range of clusters to obtain their Diploma Plus Certificate. DPP is optional and it will not affect the graduating requirement for the award of a diploma.

Students can choose the DPP clusters from the range listed below. The offer of a DPP cluster is subject to the condition that the minimum class size is met and based on available vacancies.

 

Engineering ClustersNon-Engineering Clusters
·  BUSINESS ^
·  FOREIGN LANGUAGES 
*  For more details, please log on to http://www.np.edu.sg/is/maths/Pages/Maths_Diplomaplus.aspx
^  DPP cluster will not be offered to students taking the Minor in Business Management
**  The syllabus is aligned to the NTU's FE1012: Physics A module with effect from AY2012/13. NP students who obtained good grades in the Applied Physics modules will be granted exemption from the FE1012: Physics A module.


Engineering students can also pursue Diploma Plus Certificates in Business, Innovation Management and Languages (Japanese).
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