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Graduate Certificate in Additive Manufacturing


The Graduate Certificate (GC) in Additive Manufacturing offers a comprehensive coverage of topics that are of great relevance to the local manufacturing industry, including precision, aerospace and biomedical engineering; these topics span the processes and material design to challenges that are faced by the industry in adopting and developing related AM technologies. The modules offered in this GC programme will enhance the knowledge and expertise of the engineers and prepare them for new challenges in the AM related industry.

Programme Information

Application Criteria

Any Bachelor degree holders, in particular B.Eng. (Mechanical Engineering) degree and B.Eng. (Materials Science and Engineering), or equivalent.

For effective learning, applicants are expected to have sufficient standard of written and spoken English.

Candidature Period and Duration

Maximum period of candidature is 2 years.

Award of Graduate Certificate

Upon successful completion of 12 MCs with a Cumulative Average Point (CAP) of at least 2.50 out of 5 will be awarded a Graduate Certificate in Additive Manufacturing.

List of Modules (Note: Not all modules are offered in each semester)

Modules MC Pre-requisites
1. ME5608A Principles and Processes of Additive Manufacturing 2 Nil
2. ME5608B Hybrid Manufacturing 2 Nil
3. ME5615A Design and Pre-processing for Additive Manufacturing 2 Nil
4. ME5615B Post-processing for Additive Manufacturing 2 Nil
5. ME5614A Special Project in Additive Manufacturing (New) 2 Nil
6. ME5513A Fatigue Analysis for Additive Manufacturing 2 Nil
7. MLE5301: Metallic & Ceramic Materials in Additive Manufacturing 2 Nil
8. MLE5302: Polymer Materials in Additive Manufacturing 2 Nil

*All 8 modules are SkillsFuture Series.

Per Module Contact Hours

The contact hours for a 2-MC module will be between 18 – 20 hours in total, which include lectures and/or projects & discussions, and assessments.

Mode of Delivery

Classes will be either in short-course format over 3 to 4 days period or comprise evening classes and/or those conducted on the weekend over a longer duration.

Assessment and Grades

Modes of assessment comprise quizzes / term papers, in-class participation, final assessment / presentation, projects with emphasis on practical aspects of Additive Manufacturing.

Requirements for credit transfers to Master of Science (M.Sc.)

Credit transfers for module(s) with grade B or higher is allowed, if relevant to the M.Sc. (Mechanical Engineering) programme applied for and subject to the approval from the host department.

A maximum of 16 MCs of modules may be transferred to the relevant M.Sc. programme, subject to approval by the host department. Validity period of the transfer is not more than 5 years from the award of the Graduate Certificate.

Students graduating with a CAP ≥ 3.50 may be considered for admission to relevant M.Sc. programmes.

Application Procedures and Fees

Application is open twice a year.
Application is now closed for the August 2018 intake.

SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) funded

Singaporeans and Singapore Permanent Residents pursuing the above modules which are skills-based and industry relevant, will be eligible to receive course fee subsidies of up to 70%.

More Information and Application Form