School of Infocomm

School of Infocomm (SOI)

Want to work in an increasingly fast-paced and digital future? At SOI, you will acquire critical expertise to develop new technological capabilities and make dynamic advancements. It is time to revolutionise the way we live, work, and play.


How to Ace Your EAE Application

Learn how you can demonstrate your strong passion and aptitude for SOI's courses by referring to the table below. 


Current Course Title Demonstrates passion or interest in: Participated in activities such as: Other considerations include:
Common ICT Programme (R58)^
  • Hardware and software
  • Programming
  • New knowledge and skills in IT
  • Challenges and completion of tasks related to IT
  • CCAs such as AV or Digital Media Club, Information Technology or Computer Club, Automation, Robotics or Tinkering Club and Innovation Club
  • IT competitions within school or national level
  • IT projects
  • Relevant Learning Journeys
  • Community service projects
  • Holiday enrichment camps or courses in IT
  • School results in Maths, Design & Technology, and Science (Physics) may be referred to as an indicator of the candidate’s logical thinking abilities
  • Hobbies such as creating websites and tinkering with hardware
  • A portfolio which showcases the candidate’s aptitude, interest, and experiences in IT
Business Information Systems (R13)
  • Infocomm
  • Information technology
  • Analysing information or data
  • Experimenting with programming
  • Tinkering with hardware
  • Persevering through challenges
  • Striving towards task completion
  • Self-study as necessary to acquire the necessary skills and knowledge
  • CCAs such as AV or Digital Media Club, Information Technology or Computer Club, Automation, Robotics or Tinkering Club and Innovation Club
  • IT competitions within school or national level
  • IT projects
  • IT or Robotics AEMs* and Learning Journeys
  • Leadership activities
  • Community service
  • Entrepreneurial activities
  • Holiday enrichment camps or courses in IT such as programming and creation of websites
  • Online courses or teaching in IT, including those found on edX, Coursera, and YouTube
  • School results in Maths, Design & Technology, and Science (Physics) may be referred to as an indicator of the candidate’s logical thinking abilities
  • Hobbies such as creating websites and tinkering with hardware like Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Micro:bit, and Robotics
  • A portfolio which includes:
    - Software written
    - URL or screen capture of websites created
    - Other experiences that involve the application of IT
Digital Design & Development (R47)
  • Infocomm
  • Information technology
  • Experimenting with programming
  • Tinkering with hardware
  • Persevering through challenges
  • Striving towards tasks completion
  • Self-study as necessary to acquire the necessary skills and knowledge
  • CCAs such as AV or Digital Media Club, Information Technology or Computer Club, Automation, Robotics or Tinkering Club and Innovation Club
  • IT competitions within school or national level
  • IT related projects
  • IT or Robotics AEMs* and Learning Journeys
  • Leadership activities
  • Community service
  • Entrepreneurial activities
  • Holiday enrichment camps or courses in IT such as programming and creation of websites
  • Online courses or teaching in IT, including those found on edX, Coursera, and YouTube
  • School results in Maths, Design & Technology, and Science (Physics) may be referred to as an indicator of the candidate’s logical thinking abilities
  • Hobbies such as creating websites and tinkering with hardware like Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Micro:bit, and Robotics
  • A portfolio which includes:
    - Software written
    - URL or screen capture of websites created
    - Digital Drawing or Artwork
    - Games designed and developed
    - Other experiences that involve the application of IT
Financial Technology (R18)
  • IT, both hardware and software.
  • For example, experimenting with programming and tinkering with hardware
  • Finance
  • Starting up your own business
  • Persevering through challenges
  • Striving towards task completion
  • Self-study as necessary to acquire the necessary skills and knowledge
  • CCAs such as AV or Digital Media Club, Information Technology or Computer Club, Automation, Robotics or Tinkering Club and Innovation Club
  • IT competitions within school or national level
  • IT projects
  • IT or Robotics AEMs* and Learning Journeys
  • Leadership activities
  • Community service
  • Entrepreneurial activities
  • Holiday enrichment camps or courses in IT such as programming and creation of websites
  • Online courses or teaching in IT, including those found on edX, Coursera, and YouTube
  • School results in Maths, Design & Technology, and Science (Physics) may be referred to as an indicator of the candidate’s logical thinking abilities
  • Hobbies such as creating websites and tinkering with hardware like Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Micro:bit, and Robotics
  • A portfolio which includes:
    - Software written
    - URL or screen capture of websites created
    - Other experiences that involve the application of IT
Infocomm Security Management (R55)
  • Infocomm security
  • Managing IT security information technology
  • Experimenting to ensure safe and protected web browsing
  • Experimenting with programming
  • Tinkering with hardware
  • Persevering through challenges
  • Striving towards tasks completion
  • Self-study as necessary to acquire the necessary skills and knowledge
  • CCAs such as AV or Digital Media Club, Information Technology or Computer Club, Automation, Robotics or Tinkering Club and Innovation Club
  • CSA Youth Cyber Exploratory Programme (YCEP) or any IT competitions within school or national level
  • IT projects
  • Leadership activities
  • Community service
  • Entrepreneurial activities
  • Holiday enrichment camps or courses in IT such as programming and creation of websites
  • Online courses or teaching in IT, including those found on edX, Coursera, and YouTube
  • Relevant AEM*:
    Outsmart the Hacker!
  • School results in Maths, Design & Technology, and Science (Physics) may be referred to as an indicator of the candidate’s logical thinking abilities
  • Hobbies such as creating websites and tinkering with hardware like Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Micro:bit, and Robotics
  • A portfolio which includes:
    - Software written
    - URL or screen capture of websites created
    - Other experiences that involve the application of IT
Information Technology (R12)
  • IT Hardware or Software (Experimenting with programming and tinkering with PC or Laptop hardware)
  • The Internet (What makes up the Internet, experimenting with home router to connect to Internet and host own game server)
  • Persevering through challenges
  • Striving towards tasks completion
  • Self-study as necessary to acquire the necessary skills and knowledge
  • CCAs such as AV or Digital Media Club, Information Technology or Computer Club, Automation, Robotics or Tinkering Club and Innovation Club
  • IT competitions within school or national level
  • IT projects
  • AEMs* or Learning Journeys
  • Leadership activities
  • Community service
  • Entrepreneurial activities
  • Holiday enrichment camps or courses in IT such as programming and creation of websites
  • Online courses or teaching in IT, including those found on edX, Coursera, and YouTube
  • School results in Maths, Design & Technology, and Science (Physics) may be referred to as an indicator of the candidate’s logical thinking abilities
  • Hobbies such as creating websites and tinkering with hardware like Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Micro:bit, and Robotics
  • A portfolio which includes:
    - Software written
    - URL or screen capture of websites created
    - Other experiences that involve the application of IT

*Advanced Elective Modules (AEMs) are conducted in the same way as all our regular diplomas. The programme helps secondary school students make informed decisions about education and career plans after their graduations.

For more information, visit https://www.rp.edu.sg/teachers/advanced-elective-modules

^Students in the Common ICT Programme can apply for their preferred diploma specialisation towards the end of Year 1 Semester 1.




Tips

  • Articulate your vision and interest clearly during the interview

  • Be eager to discover your own potential in a new learning environment



Testimonial

SOI Bryan Koh
RP’s facilities and equipment such as the data centre and labs provide me with hands-on experience and opportunities to apply what I’ve learned. This reinforces my understanding of the modules, and prepares me for a future in cyber security.
Bryan Koh Kai Xuan
School of Infocomm
Diploma in Infocomm Security Management
Year 3