(SCTP) ModularMaster Certificate in Data Science (Programming)

The SkillsFuture Career Transition Programme (SCTP) supports mid-career individuals in acquiring industry-relevant skills to improve employability and pivot to new sectors or job roles. It is a train-and-place programme that is available on a part-time or full-time format, ranging from three to 12 months.

Key Benefits:

  • Enroll for industry-relevant courses in sectors with good hiring opportunities such as Infocomm and Technology, Professional Services and Advanced Manufacturing

  • Flexibility of part-time or full-time courses

  • Modular training courses of three to 12 months duration

  • Employment facilitation services and career advisory to enhance your employment prospects

Who Can Apply:

  • Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents, and Long-Term Visit Pass-Plus (LTVP+) Holders

  • Limited to self-sponsored individuals (regardless unemployed or employed) who are looking to find / switch jobs, i.e. individuals who are paying the nett course fees themselves and not sponsored by their employers

  • At least 21 years old

For more information, please refer to the FAQs on SCTP or the SkillsFuture website.

Modelling Your Career

Data-driven. Now that's a word you would have heard umpteen times and no wonder because the environments we work in are starting to look a lot like they are. From what to watch next on Netflix, to dynamic ticket pricing on airlines, organisations and businesses are using data-driven approaches to improve efficiencies and make critical decisions.

Course Structure & Dates for January 2023 Intake

ModularMaster Certificate in Data Science (Programming)

Graduate Certificate in Fundamentals in Data Science​
Complete all 3 modules


Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics (Programming)​
Complete all 3 modules
Innovation by Design
Duration: 8 days

Class: January (10, 16, 31), February (7, 14, 21), March (7)
Presentation: March (28)

Data Wrangling and Preparation with Programming
Duration: 5 days

Class: May (5, 12, 19, 26)
Consultation: June (2)
Presentation: June (16)

Data Storytelling with Visualisation
Duration: 5 days

Class: March (3, 10, 17, 24)
Consultation: March (31)
Presentation: April (14)

Data Validation and Statistical Analysis with Programming
Duration: 5 days

Class: July (7, 14, 21, 28)
Consultation: August (4)
Presentation: August (18)

Foundation of Data Science
Duration: 5 days

Class: April (3, 10, 17, 24)
Consultation: May (3)
Presentation: May (17)

Data Science Modelling with Programming
Duration: 5 days

Class: August (7, 14, 21, 28)
Consultation: September (4)
Presentation: September (18)

Frequently Asked Questions

For more information about the ModularMaster Certificate and Graduate Certificate programmes, please refer to the FAQs on MM and GC.

For more information on SkillsFuture Career Transition Programme (SCTP), please refer to the FAQs on SCTP or the SkillsFuture website.

Policies and Financing Options

SSG Funding Terms and Conditions

Use of Personal Details

In consideration of the subsidy provided by SkillsFuture Singapore Agency (“SSG”) through the SUTD Academy for the Course,

I consent to:

The collection, use and disclosure to relevant third parties of my personal data by the SUTD Academy including but not limited to personal particulars, attendance records, assessment/performance records, for the following purposes:

  1. Reporting of national statistics and conducting of holistic continuing education training research and analysis;

  2. Facilitate the conduct of the relevant surveys and audits in relation to the Course;

  3. General administration of the Course including but not limited to processing of the subsidy provided by SSG;

  4. Publicity and marketing of the Course or other Courses to be provided by SSG or SUTD Academy; and

  5. SSG or its Appointed Auditors or Nominated Representatives to directly contact Course Participant to obtain information deemed necessary for the purposes of conducting effectiveness survey or audits in relation to the Course.

I agree to:

  1. Attend and complete all lectures, class exercises, workshops and assessments;

  2. Complete the Course feedback at the end of the Course;

  3. Complete the post Course survey sent about 3 to 6 months after class attendance; and

  4. Sign up for a personal email account.

SUTD Privacy Statement

For more information on SUTD's privacy statement, please visit https://sutd.edu.sg/Privacy-Statement.

SUTD Terms and Conditions

Methods of Payment

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Cancellation & Refund Policy

  1. If a written notification is sent to sutd_academy@sutd.edu.sg within 24 hours after course registration deadline there will be no cancellation charges. A full refund will be made. 

  2. No refund is provided if written notification is more than 24 hours after course registration deadline. SUTD Academy reserves the rights to collect the full fee amount from the participant.

Replacement Policy

Companies may replace participants who have signed up for the course by giving a 3-working day notice before the course commencement date to sutd_academy@sutd.edu.sg. Terms and conditions apply.

Registration Policy

  1. Course may be cancelled due to insufficient participants. SUTD Academy will not be responsible or liable in any way for any claims, damages, losses, expenses, costs or liabilities whatsoever (including, without limitation, any direct or indirect damages for loss of profits, business interruption or loss of information) resulting or arising directly or indirectly from any course cancellation.

  2. Course enrolment is based on a first-come, first-served basis.

  3. SUTD Academy reserves the right to change or cancel any course or instructor due to unforeseen circumstances. 

Types of Funding

The SCTP courses are kept affordable through these SkillsFuture course fee funding:

  • Baseline subsidy of up to 70% of course fees

  • Enhanced funding subsidy of up to 90% of course fees for Singapore Citizens aged 40 years old and above under SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy

  • Additional course fee funding support of up to 95% of course fees for jobseekers with greater needs. Individuals must be Singapore Citizens and meet one of following eligibility criteria:

    1. Long-term unemployed individuals (unemployed for six months or more); or

    2. Individuals in need of financial assistance – ComCare, Short-to-Medium Term Assistance (SMTA) recipients or Workfare Income Supplement (WIS) recipients; or

    3. Persons with Disabilities