Higher Diploma in Business Studies with Marketing

Business Course 2017

DURATION:
Full Time: 12 months + 6 months Industrial Attachment
Part Time: 21 months + 6 months Industrial Attachment
INTAKE:
January / March / April / June / July / September / November
AWARDED BY:
TMC Academy

Categories

Business

TMC Academy’s Higher Diploma is equivalent to the first two years of a UK Bachelor’s Degree with Honours!

The objective of this course is to provide students with the necessary theoretical knowledge and the practical aspects to meet career opportunities in the commercial, manufacturing, financial and service sectors of the economy. This course consists of an Industrial Attachment module, allowing students to learn from practical experience in the relevant industry.

This course aims to produce professionals who are well rounded and competent in Business with strong orientation towards Marketing.

 

Course aims:

  • To enhance students’ knowledge and being able to apply International Marketing techniques in key areas like Marketing Communication and Market Research.
  • Develop critical awareness of Consumer Behaviour and International Marketing.
  • To equip students with the sound knowledge and competency to proceed to the final year degree programme in International Marketing or other relevant disciplines in some universities.

 

Industrial Attachment (IA)

Paid internship; if the IA cannot be completed due to unsuccessful placement, students will study two additional modules as below:

  • Introduction to Management
  • Business Communications and ICT

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Course assessment
Assessment of the modules includes examinations, assignments, projects, presentations, class tests, and/or practical tests.

 

Mode of Delivery
Lectures, tutorials and independent learning are employed. To make sure that students have a clear understanding of the concepts, tutorials are used to re-emphasize the key areas.

Independent learning involves pupils taking the initiative in recognizing learning requirements and undertaking activities to meet them. These activities could take the form of research, tutorial exercises, review questions and coursework.

Core Modules

  • Marketing for Managers
  • Accounting
  • Statistical Techniques in Business
  • Business Economics
  • Industrial Attachment
  • Business Law
  • Business Finance
  • Business Strategy

 

Elective modules

  • International Marketing
  • Marketing Communication and Research
  • Consumer Behaviour

Additional modules to be taken if Industrial Attachment cannot be completed:

  • Introduction to Management
  • Business Communications and ICT

Age

17 years old*

Academic Qualification

Any of the following or equivalent:

  • Obtained at least an E at GCE A level in any 2 subjects
  • TMC Diploma/Foundation Diploma
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma (at least 24 points)
  • NUS High School Diploma
  • Polytechnic Diploma
  • Diploma (in Accounting / Business / Management / IT / Computing / Hospitality / Psychology) from Private Education Institutions (assessed on a case by case basis)

English Proficiency

Any of the following or equivalent:

  • At least a C6 at GCE O English
  • Completed a Diploma or equivalent where medium of instruction is English
  • Pass an English online test and an interview with the Dean/HOD/designate

Mature Candidates

≥ 30 years old with 8 years of work experience

* Students must be at least 18 years old at the time of Industrial Attachment.

GCE ‘O’ Level/NITEC/Higher NITEC holders may consider the following programmes: Foundation Diploma for Tertiary Studies, Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management or Certificate in Tertiary Foundation

GCE ‘N’ Level holders may consider our GCE ‘O’ Level Preparatory Course.

 

Alternatively, you may WhatsApp our course consultants at 8283 0855 or send us a message here.

Age

17 years old

Academic Qualification

Completed High School or Year 12

English Proficiency

Any of the following or equivalent:

  • IELTS 6.0 or TOEFL (Paper) ≥ 547 or TOEFL (Computer) ≥ 210 or TOEFL (Internet) ≥ 78 or TOEIC ≥ 780
  • Other qualifications equivalent to High School or Year 12 where the medium of instruction is English
  • Attend and pass Certificate in English up to Academic English level

Mature Candidates

N.A.

GCE ‘O’ Level/NITEC/Higher NITEC holders may consider the following programmes: Foundation Diploma for Tertiary Studies, Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management or Certificate in Tertiary Foundation

GCE ‘N’ Level holders may consider our GCE ‘O’ Level Preparatory Course.

 

Alternatively, you may WhatsApp our course consultants at 8283 0855 or send us a message here.

It is important to achieve regular attendance and meet the attendance requirement stipulated by the authorities (eg. Immigration and Checkpoints Authority of Singapore) and TMC. Failure to meet the requirement will lead to the following:

  • Rejection of Student Pass on re-application/renewal for international students.
  • Expulsion where students do not make any improvement in their attendance rate and/or consistently absent from class despite warnings and counselling given in accordance with the school policy

Attendance Requirement is as follows:

Module Attendance
For all propriety students, module attendance is required to be eligible for work to be assessed and sit for examination:

  • The minimum module attendance is normally 80% for full-time, 60% for part-time (75% for SSG-funded part-time students)
  • Special consideration will only be given to students with valid reasons.

Monthly Attendance:
All full-time international students must meet a monthly attendance of 90%. Student pass shall be subjected to cancellation if the monthly attendance is not met continuously.

Full-time local students enrolled in Hawthorn English courses, TMC College preparatory courses and external degree courses must meet a monthly attendance of 75%. Local students enrolled in external degree courses shall be subject to relevant university’s regulations regarding attendance.

Course Fees
Full-Time: $7,860 (+$1,573 Industrial Attachment Admin Fees)
Part-Time: $7,860 (+$1,573 Industrial Attachment Admin Fees)

$300 SkillsFuture Singapore Agency (SSG) Funding available for company-sponsored individual.

$500 SkillsFuture Credits applicable to cover course fees. Visit myskillsfuture.sg for details or submit a course enquiry to reach us.

Administrative Fee
(New Student / TMC’s Existing / Local Transfer Student)

All the course fees stated below are inclusive of course materials, examination fee and lab fee unless stated otherwise. Repeat fees and other administrative fees are listed in the Miscellaneous Fee List.

Application Fee

$100

Fee Protection Scheme Fee

0.75% of (Course Fee less grant + Medical Insurance) OR $25 whichever is higher

Medical Insurance Fee

$80 Per Course Per Year
All fees subject to prevailing GST of 7%

All fees indicated are in Singapore Dollars (SGD)

Course Fees
$15,250

 

Administrative Fee
(New Student / TMC’s Existing / Local Transfer Student)

All the course fees stated below are inclusive of course materials, examination fee and lab fee unless stated otherwise. Repeat fees and other administrative fees are listed in the Miscellaneous Fee List.

Single / Bundled Programs

Application Fees: $200
International Student Administrative Fee: $650

Existing / Local Transfer

Application Fees: $100
International Student Administrative Fee: $350

Fee Protection Scheme Fee

0.75% of (Course Fee less grant + Medical Insurance + International Student Administrative Fee) OR $25 whichever is higher

Medical Insurance Fee

$80 Per Course Per Year
All fees subject to prevailing GST of 7%

 

All fees indicated are in Singapore Dollars (SGD)