What Are

Applied Learning Modules at Polytechnics (ApLM@Poly)?

ApLM@Poly are elective modules in applied areas developed by the Polytechnics. These modules will give students opportunities to apply the knowledge learnt to authentic learning contexts and help them discover their individual strengths and interests.


Learn about the concepts of marketing and programme/event management and psychology and principles behind entrepreneurship, tourism and hospitality and how they apply in daily life.


Discover and appreciate concepts related to various fields of engineering (such as environmental engineering), electronics and robotics and how they are applicable to daily life.

Media & Design

Gain a better understanding of concepts related to mass communications, creative designs and the arts, and appreciate their functions in society.

Mathematics and Science

Learn about how mathematical and scientific concepts are applicable in different aspects of daily life such as medicine, the environment and food.

Information Technology

Gain greater exposure in the field of information technology and understand the functions of computers, programming, the internet and telecommunications in storing, retrieving and processing information.


Check out the following videos to learn more about ApLM@Poly in the five Polytechnics. [PolyStart] Nanyang Polytechnic[LinkStart]https://www.for.edu.sg/nyp-aplm-video[LinkEnd][Delimiter] Ngee Ann Polytechnic[LinkStart]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iDykD5qqD_o[LinkEnd][Delimiter] Republic Polytechnic[LinkStart]https://www.rp.edu.sg/teachers/aplms[LinkEnd][Delimiter] Singapore Polytechnic[LinkStart]https://www.sp.edu.sg/sb/courses/applied-learning-modules-(aplms)[LinkEnd][Delimiter] Temasek Polytechnic[LinkStart]https://www.powtoon.com/c/bDTcIFvJ24K/2/m[LinkEnd] [PolyEnd]