Awarded by University of Hertfordshire (UK)

part time or full time

Why Study Business Administration at DIMENSIONS?

Gold Standard Service Provider Award in Business Management

Honoured with the distinguished Gold Standard Service Provider Award in Business Management by JobsCentral Learning, Singapore, for two years in a row, it markedly bespeaks the outstanding educational quality of our Business and Management programmes.

As we understand that the business world is constantly evolving, we continuously forge partnerships with reputable educational institutions to furnish our students with global knowledge to enhance their employment prospects. Our pedagogical methods also enable students to gain predictive insights into the risks and successes of the dynamic business environments through case studies and quality sessions with skilled practitioners. Upon graduation, our students will be able to effectively contribute their academic knowledge and skills to the business world.

University of Hertfordshire

The University of Hertfordshire (UH) is at the vanguard of a new type of emerging university – those that are business-like and business-facing. The University of Hertfordshire is an ambitious and entrepreneurial university with an international vision, putting students at the heart of what it does. The university considers the employability of its students a priority and aims to be the employers' university of choice. This is reflected in all its activities - from developing courses with industry input, to providing live projects and work-placements, to helping employers find the right graduates to enhance their teams. DIMENSIONS International College is a Franchise Partner of the University of Hertfordshire, UK for the above programme. For updated and accurate information of University of Hertfordshire, please visit their website at

Programme Introduction

The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Business Administration – Top-up Degree is designed to provide students with a sound theoretical and practical knowledge of all the key related areas. The course offers management subjects with integrated learning approach which provides students with a good foundation for future employment.

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Business Administration by University of Hertfordshire, UK.


  • To provide an oriented introduction to the questions of interest in general business administration
  • To address different historical and ideological perceptions of firms and the principle of efficient use of resources, business administration
  • Explore global business changes and dynamics

Designed for

  • Students who are going into job market
  • Business executives
  • Students who aspire to study master degree
Course Structure

Course Structure

This course consists of 7 modules.

Course Outline

  • Outline for Business and Commercial Awareness
  • Outline for Contemporary Issues in Business and Management
  • Outline for Leadership and Organizations
  • Outline for Issues in Global Economy
  • Outline for Marketing Communications
  • Outline for Business Strategy
  • Outline for Small Business Management

Scope of Study

Theory and practical lessons in business-related areas

Delivery Mode

Lectures, tutorials, discussions and research

Commencement Date/Intakes

To check the dates of Programme Intake for 2020, please click here.
DIMENSIONS reserves the right to change the intakes at any time without prior notice.

Course Fees

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1. Application Fee (Non – refundable)



2. Tuition Fee



3. Registration Fee for Overseas University



4. Administrative Fee



5. Examination Fee



6. Course Material



7. Medical Check-Up Fee



8. International Student Management Fee



9. ICA Processing and Student’s Pass Fee



7% GST






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Note 1: All miscellaneous fees are inclusive of 7% GST.
Note 2: Total course fees paid (except application fee and GST) by students are protected under the Fee Protection Scheme (FPS).
Note 3: All students must sign the Advisory Note to Student before signing the Standard PEI-Student Contract.
Note 4: The Standard PEI-Student Contract must be signed by the student prior to making course fees payments to DIMENSIONS.
Note 5: The course fees shown above are effective from 1st July 2019. DIMENSIONS reserves the right to make necessary amendments to the course fees without prior notice.

Payment Mode

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For further details, please contact your Admissions Officer at 6334 0600.


The course duration is 12 months Institutional Training.
Maximum allowed period for a student to complete the course is 24 months.

Maximum Candidature Period

Student is not allowed to retake the course and/or request for a refund in the event if he/she fails to complete the programme within the maximum candidature period.

Opportunities for Further Education/Career Pathway

For career advancement, students can look forward to employment opportunities in these industries:

  • International Business and Trade
  • Regional Business Enterprises
  • International Business Offices
  • For study advancement, students may consider progressing to a Master Degree


  • Graduates progression pathway is subject to the respective Institutions’/Universities’ entry requirements at the point of application.
  • Foreigner’s application for jobs in Singapore is subject to the approval from the Ministry of Manpower of Singapore (MOM). DIMENSIONS DOES NOT GUARANTEE any success rate of approval.
Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Academic Level:Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Business (Business Management) or (Accounting and Finance) or SQA Advanced Diploma in Business or Business with Accounting or a 3-year Diploma or an Advanced Diploma from relevant disciplines or its equivalent.

English Proficiency: An IELTS score of at least 6.0 or DIMENSIONS’ Certificate in Academic English (CAE) Level 5 or passed DIMENSIONS’ English Proficiency Test at an equivalent level or its equivalent. English proficiency may be considered to have been met and an IELTS score may not be required if applicant possesses a highest qualification where English was the sole medium of instruction.

Assessment & Awards

Class Periods

Monday to Friday: 8.30am - 11.30am and/or 12.15pm - 3.15pm and/or 3.30pm - 6.30pm

3 hours per session. All specific programme schedules will be reflected in the timetable.

Examination Period

Examinations and/or assignment at end of semester

Assessment Methods

Combination of assignments and/or examinations

Assessment Grading Criteria

Assessment Weighting

Module Name Assignment / Coursework Examination
Business and Commercial Awareness (15 credit points) 100%
Contemporary Issues in Business and Management (15 credit points) 100%
Leadership and Organization (15 credit points) 100%
Issues in Global Economy (15 credit points) 100%
Marketing Communications (30 credit points) 30% 70%
Business Strategy (15 credit points) 30% 70%
Small Business Management (15 credit points) 50% 50%

Interpretation of Grade

Numeric Grade awarded Grade Descriptor Equivalent Classification Descriptor
90-100 Outstanding 1st Class Honours / Distinction
80-89 Excellent
Very Good
Good Upper 2nd Class Honours / Commendation
Clear Pass Lower 2nd Class Honours / Pass
Marginal Pass 3rd Class Honours / Pass
Marginal Fail Not applicable
20-29 Clear Fail
0-19 Little or nothing of merit

Expected Examination Results Release Date

Not more than 3 months after the final assessment
Note: All assessed marks shall be deemed provisional until such time they have been confirmed by an Awards Assessment Board of the Awarding Body.

Qualification Award

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Business Administration awarded by University of Hertfordshire (UK)

Graduation Requirements

A “Pass” in all assignments and/or examinations

Teacher – Student Ratio

Average teacher-student ratio is 1:35
Note: The number of students in the classroom is subject to the maximum seating capacity.

Note 1: International Student must achieve at least 90% attendance rate (ICA Requirement).
Note 2: International Student must not be absent for more than 7 consecutive days without valid reason (ICA Requirement).
Note 3: Students who do not require ICA’s student’s pass must achieve at least 80% attendance rate.Our College only accept medical certificates as proof for absenteeism. Any other documents should only be accepted on a case-by-case basis with full justification and be acceptable by ICA.
Note 4: In the first week of studies, an induction session will be conducted. The students will be briefed by the Academic Staff on full details of the course including scheme of work, timetable, assessments and grading, assessment and exam dates and venue and many other academic matters.
Note 5: DIMENSIONS has the right to cancel a class/an intake if the minimum number of students enrolled is less than 10 for any programme per class. Students may enroll into a later intake, if any, or withdraw from course. (For refund, please refer to our Refund Policy).
Note 6: Students (both international and local) must achieve an attendance rate of 80% and above in order to qualify for examinations.
Note 7: Our courses will be conducted at one of the above registered premises of DIMENSIONS International College.