Established in 1990, Temasek Polytechnic is an open institution of higher education. It is the third institute of technology in the country. The institute began its first classes with only 735 students. As the number of enrolments increased over the years and new courses were introduced at the institute, the management decided to develop three more campuses within the city. Few departments were shifted to each campus. The institute is the only technological academy in Singapore to have a Centre for Trans-cultural Studies. This centre creates an opportunity for students to have a cross-cultural experience, nationally as well as internationally.

The campus of the institute features 61 lecture theatres, digital classrooms, canteens, a convention centre, an auditorium, an amphitheatre, laboratories, sports complexes, an air-conditioned food court, including three cafes & 13 food outlets, and a library that consist a huge collection of journals, magazines, books, textbooks and research papers & documents. Students can also access the electronic resources available at the library.

The students are provided with all the facilities required at the campus. They experience a calm learning atmosphere at the campus. In 2014, the Aviation Academy was opened at the campus. It houses 700 private jets, specialised laboratories and training equipment for the students of aerospace diploma programmes. Also, the institute is home to the Centre for Trans-cultural Studies. It is known to be the only centre set at a technological institution.

The institute offers diploma, full-time and specialisation programmes. The student population of the institute is about 14,000. The academic structure includes various subjects that are divided into six schools, namely the School of Applied Science, School of Design, School of Business, School of Engineering, School of Informatics & Information Technology and School of Humanities & Social Sciences. The students learn under skilled faculty members. Several industry professionals visit the institute for interactive sessions, guest lectures and practical workshops.

The students also get an opportunity to work as interns at notable companies under professionals. The internship programme offered by the institute gives students industry exposure at popular organisations like Four Seasons Safari Lodge in Tanzania, Disney World in the United States and Airbus in France. The institute offers a diploma in a specialised course after a student has completed his three years of academic studies or industry internship.

The institute has a list of remarkable alumni that includes Priscelia Chan (Actress), Sylvia Ratonel (Singapore Idol Finalist), Ferlyn Wong (Singer), Faris Ramli (Footballer), Jacob Mahler (Footballer), Hady Mirza (Singapore Idol Winner), Xu Bin (Actor & Singer), Dasmond Koh ( Television Host and Founder of the Talent Agency Noontalk Media) and Hong Ling (Actress).



  • Business & Management Studies
  • Design
  • Engineering



  • Computer Science Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics Engineering
  • Fashion Design
  • Finance


Course Level

  • UG



  • School of Business
  • School of Design
  • School of Engineering