Graduate Diploma in Data Science & Artificial Intelligence

Start Date

Mar, May, July, Sept


6 Months
Part Time


100% Online (Zoom)


100% Coursework

Graduate Diploma in Data Science & Artificial Intelligence (E-Learning)

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The existence of machine learning and data science has transformed various industries, showing no signs of stopping or slowing down. With the data revolution, the spike in demand for machine learning practitioners as well as data scientists continues to significantly rise in this modern day and age.

The Graduate Diploma in Data Science & Artificial Intelligence course, helmed by Aventis Graduate School Singapore, focuses on equipping you with various aspects of data science—from the solid foundations of probability and statistics to on-the-job usage of machine learning models.

Career Opportunities

The Graduate Diploma in Data Science & Artificial Intelligence is a comprehensive program that provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to work in the field of data science and artificial intelligence. 

Graduates with a diploma in this field can expect to find employment in a variety of industries, including technology, finance, healthcare, retail, and marketing. They may work as data scientists, machine learning engineers, data analysts, artificial intelligence developers, and more.

Upon successful completion of this Graduate Diploma programme, you will have the opportunity to pursue a rewarding career below!

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Who Should Attend?

This programme is designed for both IT and non-IT professionals who are interested in transitioning their careers into Data Science, Analytics, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence. The program includes a Certificate in Data Science (AI4I) awarded by AI Singapore.

Working professionals seeking to lead machine learning and data science initiatives in their organisations

Working professionals keen to pursue a career in the fields of machine learning and data science

Senior Executives interested in entering a career involving data science and analytics

Entrepreneurs looking to utilise machine learning and data science to incorporate innovation

Consultants, trainers, and lecturers looking to enhance their knowledge of data analytics and business analytics

Why Choose Aventis ?

Gain access to an outstanding education built on Aventis' 15 years of exceptional global reputation in graduate education. Earn a qualification from a graduate school that you can trust and respect.

Aventis is one of only 4 Business Schools in Singapore that is a member of the Executive MBA Council, the World’s Leading Body that champions advancement in MBA. Other members include the National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore Management University (SMU), and Nanyang Technological University (NTU)

Aventis is one of only 8 Business Schools in Singapore that is part of the AACSB International Business Education Alliance. Other members include Singapore University of Social Science (SUSS), National University of Singapore (NUS), and Singapore Management University (SMU)

Programme Structure

The Graduate Diploma in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence course in Singapore comprises 4 modules within a duration of 6 months.

Students will discover the reality of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies in today’s modern world and the ways to harness these technologies in support of their business needs through an engaging mix of introductions to business insights, case examples, key technologies, and their business-focused project.

Start Date

Mar, May, July, Sept


6 Months Part Time


08:00pm - 10:00pm

Programme Delivery

The programme is designed to equip you with the skills that are demanded by businesses in today’s rapidly evolving job market. The interactive remote format enabled by Live Zoom learning is a rich and connected experience featuring virtual break-out rooms, shared screens, digital whiteboards, peer-to-peer collaboration, and instructor support.

What Will You Learn?

Artificial Intelligence Strategy For Business

The Artificial Intelligence Strategy for Business Module features a structured process in which students follow through as they are introduced to various phases to understand the latest AI trends and their application in business strategy. This module enables students to discover the current AI landscape and implement helpful AI strategies for their business.

Business Intelligence With Microsoft Power BI

Utilising a data analytics tool by Microsoft called Power BI, the Business Intelligence With Microsoft Power BI module seeks to help students learn the key concepts of the tool by visualising, analysing, and reporting data.

In this module, students will learn how to connect and import data, create dashboards, publish reports, and share with users of other organisations. These users will then be able to use the business intelligence accumulated in dashboards on mobile and web applications. Moreover, students will gain an understanding of the latest tools needed to monitor business growth as well as receive immediate insights on their desired device.

Data Storytelling & Data Visualization

The Data Storytelling & Data Visualisation module seeks to equip students with these skills and expertise to present valuable insights:

  • Understand the various types of story structures.
  • Bring together visuals, data, and narrative to tell a story.
  • Learn how to identify and apply an appropriate narrative structure for the data.
  • Develop skills to design and create visualisations that support the narrative structure of the data.

Data Science & Machine Learning

Students will gain the skills needed to obtain hands-on experience associated with data science and programming. In addition to exploring practical concerns for machine learning with Python that include preprocessing, data cleansing, and evaluation, students will master the Scikit-Learn machine learning toolkit as well as core Python data science tools. The primary aim of this hands-on course is to provide students with a strong foundation in data science as well as machine learning.

Expert Faculty

Meet the expert faculty guiding your success.

Mr Alvin Lam

Master of Business Administration

  • Director and Co-Founder of AI Vision Fund
  • Formerly the Principal Consultant & Head of Innovation (November 2011 to June 2013) of PDA Professional Development Associates Pte Ltd
  • He had championed projects in ITIL (IT Service Management), Cyber Security
    Management, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Networking, Microsoft Server and Data Center & Virtualization (Cloud Computing)

Mr Dwight Fonseka

AI and Data Scientist, Plano

  • Masters in Education (Curriculum & Teaching), Microsoft Certificate of Achievement (SQL), and an Advanced Certificate in Learning and Performance (ACLP)
  • Adjunct Lecturer at the London School of Business and Finance
  • Interest in the area of data developed sometime in 2014 when he ventured into data analytics and database management

Mr Tan Kwang Hwee (Victor)

MSc Biomedical Engineering

  • Director of corporate services at raffles institution
  • Led a team of Executive and Support Staff to achieve excellence in school administration and operations
  • Set up a Digital Makers Lab which comprised of 3D printing, automation and robotics facilities

Admission Criteria

Students will be encouraged and are expected to contribute to the class learning experience in a peer and cohort learning environment. As a student at Aventis, you will be assessed based on your aptitude, potential, experience, and managerial skills.

At least 21 years old with a Degree in any discipline


Mature Candidates (at least 30 years old) with minimum 8 years of working experience

Awards and Funding

Upon completion of the programme, you will be awarded a Graduate Diploma in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence by Aventis Graduate School, which is registered with Skillsfuture Singapore.

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Academic Journey

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Upon completion of the programme, you can apply for our suite of Masters in Artificial Intelligence and Masters in Data Analytics.

The programme also serves as a foundation for further specialization in more specific fields like big data management, data analytics, and cyber security.


Our Graduate Diploma is one of the most affordable in Singapore. Download our brochure for more information about our grants available.

Complimentary Membership to Singapore Digital Chamber of Commerce (SGDCC)

Aventis students and alumni will be extended complimentary membership into SGDCC, allowing them access to the resources and networking opportunities including opportunities to sit on Committee with industry leaders across Artificial IntelligenceBlockchainCyber Security & Digital Transformation

Success Stories

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“The AI4I programme has allowed me to further apply the concepts taught during the Graduate Diploma in Data Science & AI. It was beneficial and worthwhile, especially being relatively new in this field. I was able to understand how to apply Python and Machine Learning concepts at a broader level, and it helped me to develop more skillsets I did not have to begin with. I have a long journey ahead of me in the AI industry, but I am glad to be connected in the AI Ecosystem, where I can share and gain insights with other aspiring AI Enthusiasts!”
Mr Wei Bin
IT Consultant
“Your learning will also take place in the company of experienced working professionals, just like yourself, who can provide a unique vantage point on the subject at hand. Whether you are seeking to expand your knowledge, to further develop your qualifications or to widen your network, you will find that Aventis offers you an opportunity to do so like no other.”
Mr Cheo Hu Gang
Manager, Rotra Chemicals

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Graduate School?

A graduate school is a school that awards advanced academic degrees with the general requirement that learners must have earned a previous undergraduate or a mature candidate with more than 8 years working experience. Graduate school focus on professional development as compared to traditional school which focus on academic theories and research.

Is Aventis a recognized institute?

Aventis Graduate School is registered with the Committee for Private Education under Skillsfuture Singapore and complies with the Private Education Act. Aventis is also a member of AACSB Business Alliance Group and EMBA Council.

How is Graduate school different from other education?

Compared to other studies, graduate school is a more concentrated course of study with greater expectations for the quality and quantity of your work. Graduate programs also entail a more focused studies in a specific discipline with emphasis on practical experience and case studies.

What is a Graduate Diploma?

A Graduate diploma is an advanced diploma that is usually taken after a bachelor degree. A graduate diploma is typically shorter in duration than a master degree course and should be viewed as an additional specialisation that improves a person’s overall employability. For a graduate diploma qualification to be offered in Singapore, the awarding body must be registered with Skillsfuture Singapore and the Committee for Private Education

What is a Postgraduate Diploma?

Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF)

A postgraduate diploma is considered as a Level 7 academic qualification under the RQF (UK).  Postgraduate qualification are commonly awarded in UK, Canada, India, Australia and New Zealand. Similar to Graduate Diploma, Postgraduate diploma is typically done after a bachelor’s degree course. In some countries, the terms graduate diploma and postgraduate diploma are interchangeable, whereas in others, the postgraduate diploma is a higher qualification.

If I am a self-sponsored candidate, do you have financial plans to help me pay for my education?

Once you’ve decided on a course that you’re interested in, and that you can qualify for based on the entry requirements, we can arrange installment plans or loans through our banking partners to ensure that your dreams and career are never out of reach.

How long will it take to complete my studies?

Course duration depends on your selected area of specialization, typically you can complete your graduate diploma in 6 months and masters in 12 months part-time. please speak with one of our consultants for more detailed information.

Is the Masters Degree Awarded the Same as On Campus?

The Masters degree awarded to you is exactly the same as awarded on campus in UK or USA. You are invited to join the graduation in Singapore or on campus.

Do you offer online programmes?

Yes, to cater to the growing demand of graduate education across the world, most of our courses are delivered via ZOOM Live Stream where you can study anytime anywhere. All classes are also recorded for easy revision.

What is a typical class profile?

A typical cohort comprised of Singaporean, Permanent Residents and foreign expatriates working in Singapore. There is also a growing number of professionals that are not located in Singapore embarking on our graduate programmes due to its flexible online delivery model.

Are scholarships or study loans available?

Study grants are available for a limited number of students from not-for-profit organizations and government agencies. For more information on study loans that are available, please contact our admission officers to learn more.

What are the available instalment payment schemes?

At Aventis, we offer flexible and affordable instalment payment scheme for our postgraduate and graduate diploma programmes. You are eligible to pay your fees over 12 months interest free instalments (DBS credit card) or over 3 instalments with ATOME.

Do I need a Bachelor Degree to be admitted?

Whilst a bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional qualification is recommended, candidates above 30 years old with extensive working experience may be consider on a case-to-case basis. Please contact our programme advisors for more information.

Are there any other hidden fees besides the course fees?

The course fee cover Tuition, Academic services, Required readings and teaching materials, E-learning resources, Web-based information services. There is a one-time application fees of S$200 plus GST. All fees are clearly stated and there will not be any additional hidden fees.

Can I Deferred my Studies? Will I Be Penalized?

All our programmes are designed for working professionals. Learners who are unable to commit to the course requirement are advised to defer their studies to a later date. There is no academic penalty imposed on deferment. Please check with the respective programme advisor on the deferment cut-off date of the respective programmes.

Is Attendance Compulsory?

No, there is no minimum attendance requirement. Whilst there is no minimum attendance required for our programmes, students are recommended to attend 75% and above of all classes. Students who are unable to attend classes are strongly advised to watch all recordings before attempting any assessment or coursework.

Can I refer my friends or Colleagues?

Yes, graduate education are dynamic learning experience where you learn from your peers through discussion, reflection and case studies. As a gesture of goodwill, we will extend a referral fee of $400 (Masters Degree) or $200 (Graduate Diploma) for each successful referral. Terms and conditions apply.

Can I Graduate Overseas instead of Singapore?

The Masters degree conferred to you is exactly the same as awarded on campus. You are given a choice to graduate in Singapore or on campus in London or in United states.

How do I get started?

Please click on the Request Information Link below and speak with our programme advisor to get started.

What's Next?

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