Diploma in Finance and Accounting (Level 4) (Part Time) - Singapore’s College & Business School | DIMENSIONS


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Why Study Finance and Accounting at DIMENSIONS?

Gold Standard Service Provider Award in Accountancy

The much-coveted Gold Standard Service Provider Award in Accountancy, conferred to DIMENSIONS by JobsCentral Learning, Singapore, recognises our strong standing in the private education terrain and demonstrates our unwavering commitment to delivering high-quality and industry-rich Accounting and Finance programmes as an anchor institution in Singapore.

With Singapore being ideally positioned as one of the world’s top financial centres, the demand for a bevy of highly skilled accounting and finance professionals will continue to surge over the coming decades. As such, DIMENSIONS has established quality partnerships with renowned universities and institutions to enable students to learn through an effective blend of practitioner-led sessions and case-study based pedagogy which helps them to obtain a thorough grounding in the advanced knowledge and practice of accounting and finance before stepping into the workforce.

Programme Introduction

The Diploma in Finance and Accounting (Level 4) is designed to equip students with the essential financial and accounting knowledge, to enhance both vocational and academic status to meet the ever demanding industry. From theories to applicable skills, the course covers a broad overview of accounting and financial management and why it is the core of every business operations. Students will also be equipped with system and technological knowledge to enhance their skills to meet increasing demands for making accounting and financial decisions in this modern era.

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded the Diploma in Finance and Accounting (Level 4) by DIMENSIONS International College. Students may consider progressing to study Advanced Diploma in Finance and Accounting (Level 5) or Higher Diploma of related disciplines offered by DIMENSIONS.


  • To provide general training and knowledge in core business areas
  • To prepare students for positions within a business environment
  • To create awareness in the growing trends of the business industries targeting finance, accounts, economics and quantitative measures.
  • To develop basic understanding of business and culture in support of students’ academic development in the field of business management.

Designed for

  • Students who intend to further their knowledge and skills in the business sector and subsequently progress into a Degree programme
  • Students who are wish to build a foundation before entering the job market
Course Structure

Course Structure

Diploma in Finance and Accounting (Level 4) (Part Time) consists of 8 modules.

Course Outline

  • Outline for Financial Accounting
  • Outline for Managing Information and Technology
  • Outline for Digital Accounting
  • Outline for Personal and Professional Development
  • Outline for Money and Banking
  • Outline for Financial Services
  • Outline for Marketing
  • Outline for Investment Principles

Scope of Study

Principles, theories and case studies related to finance and accounting

Delivery Mode

Classroom lectures, tutorials, group discussion, project, presentation, desktop research, etc

Commencement Date/Intakes

Click here to check the dates of Programme Intake for 2024
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 and non-transferable)



2. Tuition Fee



3. Administrative Fee



4. Examination Fee



5. Course Material



9% GST






Please click here for more information on the fees which are likely to be incurred during the students’ course of study. Students are expected to pay for the stipulated fee(s) incurred, if necessary.

Note 1: All miscellaneous fees are inclusive of 9% 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: Course materials include, but are not limited to lecture notes, e-books, online resources (including the Turnitin system and portals) and any other materials used for instruction in a course.
Note 6: The course fees shown above are effective from 1st April 2024. DIMENSIONS reserves the right to make necessary amendments to the course fees without prior notice.

Payment Mode

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For more information on Fee Protection Scheme (FPS), please click here.
For further details, please contact your Admissions Officer at 6334 0600.


8 months of Institutional Training with the schedule and session sequence set according to the Scheme of Work
Maximum allowed period for a student to complete the course is 16 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 pathway, students can look forward to employment opportunities in these industries:

  • Business Administration
  • Marketing and Sales
  • Business Economics
  • International Business & Trade
  • Other relevant sectors or industries


  • 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:

Local students GCE ‘A’ level with at least 1 subject pass or DIMENSIONS Business Foundation or Hospitality Diploma or other private Foundation Certificate (with equivalent entry requirements as Foundation Diploma in Business and subject to approval).
International students Equivalent to Year 12 from the respective home country of the applicant.

Note: Applicants with non-standard entry qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis
English Proficiency: At least IELTS 5.5 or CAE Level 4 or pass the English Proficiency Test at equivalent level conducted by DIMENSIONS. 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.


Weekday (Monday to Friday)
Sessions will be conducted from 7.00pm to 10.00pm


Weekend (Saturday and/or Sunday)
Sessions will be conducted within 9.00am to 6.00pm

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

Examination Period

At the end of each semester or course.

Assessment Methods

Combination of Assignments and Examinations

Assessment Grading Criteria

A : (80 marks and above)
B : (70 – 79 marks)
C : (60 – 69 marks)
D : (50 – 59 marks)
F : Fail (49 marks and below)

Assessment Weighting

Financial ServicesAssignment (70%); Examination (30%)

Module Name Assessment Methods (Weighting)
Financial Accounting Assignment (70%); Examination (30%)
Managing Information and Technology Assignment (70%); Examination (30%)
Digital Accounting Assignment (70%); Examination (30%)
Personal and Professional Development Assignment (70%); Examination (30%)
Money and Banking Assignment (70%); Examination (30%)
Marketing Assignment (70%); Examination (30%)
Investment Principles Assignment (70%); Examination (30%)

Expected Examination Results Release Date

Not more than 3 months from final assessment.

Qualification Award

Diploma in Finance and Accounting (Level 4) awarded by DIMENSIONS International College

Graduation Requirements

A “Pass” in all assignments and 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.