With cybercrimes such as hacking and Internet hoaxes becoming more rampant nowadays, there is a growing need to secure our computer networks. If you look forward to the challenge of making cyberspace a safer place for the universe, then enrol in the Diploma in Network Systems & Security (NSS) to get yourself armed for the battle.Thanks to our strong partnerships with Cisco Systems (USA), NSS uses the latest technology to give you top-notch infocomm training in areas such as design, implementation, security and maintenance of network infrastructure. You will also get the chance to install and manage virtual servers in data centres that support cloud computing in the NP-IBM Cloud Computing Centre of Excellence. What’s more, you will be well prepared to obtain world-recognised certifications such as CCNA, CCNP, CCNA Security, IPv6 Forum Certified Network Engineer and EC Council Certifications. This course will teach you the technology on the workings of a secured IT network. You will learn all about implementing wired and wireless network solutions and securing networking devices. To begin with, you will acquire a strong foundation in network fundamentals including basic routing and switching, servers, IT service management and basic computer programming in your first year. In your second year, you will learn about cloud computing, cloud storage and virtual PCs. You will also learn about the various types of network and server systems including their security aspects. To prepare you for internship, you will be taught how to manage an IT project. In your final year, you will get to hone your skills in the real world through a six-month internship with national research organisations such as Centre for Strategic Infocomm Technologies (CSIT), Home Team, A*STAR, DSO National Laboratories and InterPol or industry heavyweights such as IBM, Singtel, MyRepublic, Robert Bosch, Global Cloud Xchange, Westcon Group and SuperInternet.Our students stand a good chance to receive attractive scholarships from well known organisations such as IDA, DSO, CSIT and SingTel.
Network & Cloud Architecture You will enhance your skills and knowledge in the areas of network infrastructure and cloud technology. This specialisation enables you to implement, monitor and maintain complex enterprise networks. You will be prepared for the global networking professional certification (CCNP Routing & Switching).
Data Security & Forensics You will specialise in identifying vulnerabilities of networks and servers, and learn how to better protect them. You will have hands-on practice in using popular forensic tools to carry out computer forensic investigations.
You will be equipped with the knowledge and practical skills to sit for the globally recognised Cisco certifications (Cisco Certified Network Associate and Cisco Certified Network Professional) as well as other internationally recognised professional certifications such as IPv6 Forum Certified Network Engineer, Linux Professional Institute Certifications, ITIL, EC Council Certifications and Cloud Certifications. These certifications will enhance your career progression.You will be able to choose from a wide range of jobs in the networking industry. These range from network systems design and implementation, wired and wireless networked solutions, to systems administration and support.You can pursue a career as a network engineer or architect, network or systems administrator, or network security specialist. You can also join the IT and infocomm sectors, with a job in the areas of data centres, network architecture or security.
As an NSS graduate, you may enjoy advanced standing when enrolling for related degree programmes at both local and overseas universities. They include:
You can also pursue a Bachelor of Information Technology at the following Australian universities:
Here are more details on the degree options and advanced standing at the universities - locally and overseas.
AGGREGATE TYPE ELR2B2-CTo be eligible for consideration, candidates must have the following GCE ‘O’ Level examination (or equivalent) results.
You must have also sat for a Science or Design & Technology or Food & Nutrition or a relevant OSIE / Applied Subject and fulfil the aggregate computation requirements.Candidates with severe vision deficiency should not apply for the course.Candidates who have successfully completed the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) course at ITE (for holders of Higher NITEC in relevant disciplines with a GPA of at least 3.5) or at local secondary schools will be granted exemptions for relevant modules if they pass a practical test on a module that is equivalent to their highest completed CCNA module.
YEAR 1 MODULES
This module helps to give students a foundational introduction to their three-year diploma course curriculum and how it prepares them for industry. It will help them to embark on their three-year course with the end in mind, through guided reflection of their personal characteristics, and producing an overall game plan for their future education and career goals. The module aims to deepen students’ commitment to the sector that the course prepares them for.
YEAR 2 MODULES
This module helps to equip students with skills necessary to seek and secure work. They will also be equipped to communicate their personal brand in a positive way. As students sharpen their communication skills, they will also learn how to market themselves effectively.
YEAR 3 MODULES
You've heard it. You've been told. The world is changing rapidly at a pace that dazzles the mind. Not merely a history lesson, WISP equips you with an understanding of current, major global issues. It looks at how city-state Singapore defied the odds and witnessed close to half a century of rapid economic growth, strong political ties and social harmony. WISP invites you to embark on a journey beyond knowledge, a journey that will change your life. You will be immersed in experiential learning activities such as Dialogue in the Dark, Heroes Seminar, dialogue sessions with government leaders and visits to SAF Camps and Open Houses.
Students can opt to take additional modules from a wide range of clusters under the Diploma Plus Programme (DPP) to further enhance and/or broaden their knowledge in a variety of discipline-specific areas based on their interests and learning abilities. The Diploma Plus Certificate may give students a better standing for university enrolments and increase their employability in discipline-specific areas.
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 is based on available vacancies.
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Information Technology (N54)