Graduate Certificates

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Graduate Certificates

Graduate certificate programmes are short, focused programmes designed to give students the knowledge and skills in a particular subject or area of specialisation.

Graduates may earn credit units that can be stacked towards other higher-level qualifications such as master's or doctoral degrees.

A selected number of graduate certificate programmes and their corresponding higher qualifications are also available for graduate programmes, as listed below. Upon successful completion of and attainment of the minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 2.50 for the required modular courses, eligible students may apply for the graduate certificate by clicking on the application button below.

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Note: Please submit the application form only upon completion of the required courses.

Graduate CertificateRequired Modular Courses for Graduate Certificate​Stackable Towards

Graduate Certificate in Analytics and Visualisation

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ANL501 Data Visualisation and Storytelling
ANL503 Data Wrangling
ANL505 Hyperautomation
ANL551 Data Analytics for Decision Makers

Graduate Certificate in Community Leadership and Social Development

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CSD502 Building Communities and Forging Identities
CSD504 Community Engagement and Facilitation
CSD507 Community Leadership and Organizational Development
Graduate Diploma in Community Leadership and Social Development

Graduate Certificate in Compliance

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​​FIN571 Compliance, Regulations and the Regulatory Environment
FIN573 Financial Crime Compliance
FIN575 Compliance Risk Framework

Graduate Certificate in Design Innovation

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DES501 Design Inquiry I: Planning and Execution
DES503 Design Inquiry II: Sense making and Communication
DES505 Frameworks for Ideation and Experimentation
Graduate Certificate in Digital MarketingMKT541 Digital Branding
MKT542 Digital Marketing Analytics
MKT551 Platform Strategy

Graduate Certificate in Financial Technology

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FIN545 Technological Innovations in Finance
FIN547 Blockchain Technologies: Applications and Challenges
FIN551 Python Programming
FIN553 Blockchain Security and Privacy
Master of Finance

Graduate Certificate in Gerontology

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​GER502 Ageing and Society in Asia
GER503 Lifespan Development and Psychology of Ageing
GER505 Physiology and Healthcare

Master of Gerontology
PhD in Gerontology

​Graduate Certificate in Human Capital Management

HCM551 Human Capital Management in the New Normal
HCM539 Human Capital Strategy and Business Partnering
HCM535 Employment Law, Policy, and Ethics
Graduate Diploma in Human Capital Management

Graduate Certificate in IP and Innovation Management

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IPM501 Foundation IP Law (pre-/co-requisite for other IP courses)
IPM503 IP Asset Management
IPM505 IP & Business Strategy
Graduate Diploma in IP and Innovation Management with specialisation in IP Management

Graduate Certificate in Leading Social Transformation

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NPM526 Leadership for Collective Impact
NPM528 Systems Thinking for Transformative Strategy
NPM530 Design Thinking for Social Innovation


Graduate Certificate in Localisation

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TNT511 E-Commerce and Website Internationalisation and Localisation
TNT513 Media and Entertainment Localisation
TNT515 Localisation Project Management
Graduate Diploma in Translation and Technology

Graduate Certificate in Management

ANL552 Data Analytics for Managers
BUS552 Accounting and Finance for Business Decisions
BUS554 Industry 4.0
BUS556 Emerging Technologies and Business Innovations
BUS557 Leading for Sustainability
BUS558 Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility
DES520 Communication Design for Business
MGT551 The Future of Work
MGT552 Leading Through Digital Disruption
MGT553 Leadership in Service Innovation
MGT554 Customer Experience Management
MGT555 Innovation and Strategy
Graduate Diploma in Management

Graduate Certificate in Non-Profit Management

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NPM504 Social Sector Leadership
NPM506 Volunteer Management
NPM508 Governance and Fundraising for Non-Profit Organisations
Graduate Diploma in Non-Profit Management

Graduate Certificate in Organisation and Leadership for Non-Profits

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NPM520 Lead and Manage Diverse Stakeholders
NPM522 Maximise Human Capital for Social Impact
NPM524 Develop and Create Value for Organisation and People
Graduate Certificate in Systemic TherapyCOU562 Advanced Couple and Family Therapy
COU564 Emotion-Focused Therapy for Couples
COU568 CFT Supervision for Practice
Graduate Diploma in Systemic Therapy
​​Graduate Certificate in TaxationTAX501 Taxation: Legal Framework and Policy
TAX503 Corporate and Individual Income Tax
TAX505 Goods and Service Tax

Application Period

Application period for January Semester: October to End November
Application period for July Semester: April to End May

Application Fee

Application for graduate modular courses is to be made online. Each application must be accompanied by a one-time non-refundable application fee of $64.20 (inclusive of GST) for an e-application (payable online only).

Course Fee

Please click here for graduate modular course fees.

Graduate Academic Calendar

There are two academic semesters in a year: January to June (January semester), and July to December (July semester).

Please click here​ for the academic calendar.

Graduate Diplomas

CET students who are not enrolled in the graduate diploma programme, and have completed courses relevant to the graduate diploma programme, may apply for the graduate diploma transcript and certificate by clicking on the below application button.

Please note that applications will be processed according to the following schedule. Applications received after the closing date will be processed at the next conferment exercise.

Application PeriodSubmission Cut-Off DateCertificate Release Date
January to June 1st week of JuneEnd October
July to December1st week of DecemberEnd April



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