Higher Diploma in Business Studies

Business Course 2017

DURATION:
Full Time: 14 months + 6 months Industrial Attachment
Part Time: 18 months + 6 months Industrial Attachment
INTAKE:
January / March / May / July / September / October / 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.

 

Aims of this course

  • To impart appropriate skills in problem solving and enterprise.
  • To learn and apply the functions of business and their relatedness.
  • To analyse the internal and external environment in which business operate.
  • To enhance students’ knowledge and competency to proceed to the final year degree programme in Business, Management or other relevant disciplines.

 

Course Rationale

To produce professionals who are well rounded in the discipline of business with personal qualities to successfully manage a business. This would consist of cross discipline modules.

 

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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Full Time: 14 months* + 6 months Industrial Attachment

Part Time: 18 months* + 6 months Industrial Attachment

* may be completed in 12 months (full-time) or 16 months (part-time) in the intensive mode.

 

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

Core Modules

  • Marketing for Managers
  • Accounting
  • Statistical Techniques for Business
  • Business Economics
  • Industrial Attachment (6 months)
  • Business Law
  • Business Finance
  • Business Strategy
  • Introduction to Management
  • Business Communication and ICT

 

Elective Modules

Without Specialisation

  • Any 3 modules from the below specialization (maximum of 2 modules from any one specialization)

With Accounting

  • Cost and Management Accounting
  • International Business
  • Investment and Financial Markets

With Logistics

  • Introduction to Business Logistics
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Business to Consumer Logistics

With Marketing

  • International Marketing
  • Marketing Communication and Research
  • Consumer Behaviour

With Human Resource Management

  • Human Resource Management Strategy
  • Developing People at Work
  • International Human Resource Development

With International Business

  • International Business
  • International Organisational Behaviour
  • Human Resource Management Strategy

 

Graduation Requirements

Students who successfully complete and pass the modules stipulated in the course structure will be awarded the Higher Diploma in Business Studies from TMC Academy.

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 or Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management.

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

 

Alternatively, you may WhatsApp our course consultants at (+65) 9671 2110 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 Upper Intermediate B level (or previously, Academic English level)

Mature Candidates

N.A.

Year 10 / Year 11 students may consider the following programmes: Foundation Diploma for Tertiary Studies or Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management

 

Alternatively, you may WhatsApp our course consultants at (+65) 9671 2110 or send us a message here.

Application Fee $107.00
Course Fee $10,093.31
Administrative Fee
Duration less than 12 months more than 12 months
Medical Insurance $85.60 $171.20
Fee Protection Scheme $76.34 $76.98
Total Programme Fee Excluding Application Fee
$10,255.25 $10,341.49

 

 

All fees indicated are in Singapore Dollars (SGD) and inclusive of GST unless stated otherwise. Course fee excludes application fee of $107.00.

Application Fee $214.00
Course Fee $16,317.50
Administrative Fee
Duration less than 12 months more than 12 months
International Student
Admin Fee*
$695.50 $695.50
Medical Insurance $85.60 $171.20
Fee Protection Scheme $128.24 $128.88
Total Programme Fee Excluding Application Fee
$17,226.84 $17,313.08

*International Student Admin Fee is charged once for bundled courses. Student not on bundled course will be charged an additional $367.50 International Student Admin fee if they progress to the next course.

 

All fees indicated are in Singapore Dollars (SGD) and inclusive of GST unless stated otherwise. Course fee excludes application fee of $214.00.