Ngee Ann College was founded in 1963 with study programs in commerce, technology and language. In 1968, the college changed its name from the Ngee Ann College to Ngee Ann Polytechnic College to emphasize on technical education. It is one of the first institutions in Singapore to adopt a collaborative approach to learning. The curriculum is designed recognizing the employability skills required for handling and overcoming challenges of the 21st century.

The college offers diploma programs on full-time and part-time basis. The full-time courses cater to more than 14800 students. They are offered by the eight academic schools under Ngee Ann Polytechnic, namely the School of Business & Accountancy, School of Design & Environment, School of Engineering, School of Film & Media Studies, School of Health Sciences, School of Humanities & Social Sciences, School of InfoComm Technology, and School of Life Sciences & Chemical Technology.

Part-time courses are provided by CET Academy (Continuing Education and Training Academy) through online and classroom mode of learning, which also require work experience. The part-time courses include diploma for a duration of two and a half years in core industry or specific business domain, diploma conversion for a year on a part-time basis to help transition into a different industry, and a specialist diploma for up to a year to facilitate specialized skills in the core subject area. An advanced diploma for up to 2 years that helps to specialize with a broader spectrum in the core subject is also offered.

Short-term courses for up to 6 months to develop personal and professional skills in the field of interest are also available. National Silver Academy offers courses that are up to 8 to 12 hours long and are designed to aid students above 50 years of age to acquire necessary skills and knowledge in a specialized field. Certificate in Bridging Studies for Enrolled Nurses is for up to 135 hours to help nurses in their career enhancement.  Ngee Ann College also believes in providing equal opportunities for co-curricular activities, including arts & cultural, sports, academic societies, community service and students union.

The college is well equipped with digitalized amenities like AI-enabled chat bots to help students with any query, facial recognition technology in classrooms to take attendance and explore engagement levels, density trackers at various locations to give updates on crowd dispersion for easy and smooth access, and excellent digital healthcare facilities.

The alumni of Ngee Ann have won many awards and recognition in the field of movies as actors, producers and artists in drama series. The alumni of the School of Life Sciences & Chemical Technology have also received healthcare scholarships from the Ministry of Health.



  • Accounting & Commerce
  • Animation
  • Business & Management Studies
  • Design
  • Engineering



  • Biology
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biotechnology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics Engineering


Course Level

  • UG



  • School of Business and Accountancy
  • School of Engineering
  • School of Health Sciences
  • School of InfoComm Technology
  • School of Life Sciences & Chemical Technology