Higher Diploma in Business and Management


Awarded by DIMENSIONS International College

Full-time / Part-time
Overview

Why Study Business and Management 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.

Programme Introduction

A stepping stone to a full degree, the Higher Diploma in Business and Management is a well-balanced programme which encompasses the nuts and bolts of the major functional aspects of business such as finance, sales and marketing, economics, human resources, operations management, and so forth. At the same time, learners will be able to gain an increased exposure to a full breadth of business topics and international issues on an enterprise-wide basis.

What Will I Learn?

  • To develop the core competencies to grow a solid customer base and market a business profitably
  • To access and effectively manage a broad spectrum of sources of finance to sustain a successful business
  • To understand the various factors that influence consumer behaviour as well as the underlying principles which underpin all marketing activities

At Whom Is This Programme Targeted?

  • Students who seek to possess a desirable base of knowledge relating to real-world business strategies and their marketing implications
  • Budding entrepreneurs who are invested in developing marketable and transferrable skills to maintain and strengthen their global market position
Course Structure

Course Structure

Higher Diploma in Business and Management consists of 16 modules.

Course Outline

  • Outline for Organisations and Behaviour
  • Outline for Managing Self
  • Outline for Managing Financial Resources
  • Outline for Quantitative Techniques for Business
  • Outline for Managing Activities
  • Outline for Managing Accounting
  • Outline for Financial Systems & Auditing
  • Outline for Management Information System
  • Outline for Marketing
  • Outline for Managing People
  • Outline for Organization, Competition & Environment
  • Outline for Financial Reporting
  • Outline for Managing Information
  • Outline for Legal and Regulatory Framework for Business
  • Outline for Small Business Management
  • Outline for Business Strategy

Scope of Study

This course aims to provide students with a broad base of understanding, knowledge and skills in business and management. Upon completion, successful students will have built up the competency of the major areas of business and management supporting their further study or career development in the related fields.

Delivery Mode

Lectures, tutorials, discussions and research activities

Commencement Date/Intakes

To check the dates of Programme Intake for 2019, please click here.
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)

:S$

500.00

2. Tuition Fee

:S$

23,800.00

3. Administrative Fee

:S$

735.00

4. Examination Fee

:S$

1,300.00

5. Course Material

:S$

1,400.00

6. Medical Check-Up Fee

:S$

60.00

7. International Student Management Fee

:S$

1,000.00

8. ICA Processing and Student’s Pass Fee

:S$

120.00

7% GST

:S$

2,024.05

Total

:S$

30,939.05

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 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 January 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.

Duration

16 months Institutional Training

Maximum allowed period for a student to complete the course is 32 months

Opportunities for Further Education/Career Pathway

In addition to serving as an international passport to higher education, the Higher Diploma in Business and Management programme is oriented towards enhancing the employment prospects for a horde of graduates in today’s competitive business environment.

Notes:
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 Received a passing grade in at least one (1) GCE A-Level subject or DIMENSIONS’ Foundation Diploma in Business or other certificate in Foundation programme (with equivalent entry requirements as Foundation Diploma in Business and subject to approval) or for mature students, they must be at least 30 years of age and possess a minimum of 8 years of work experience in relevant fields.
International students Equivalent to Year 12 from the respective home countries of the applicants.

English Proficiency : An IELTS score of at least 5.5 or DIMENSIONS’ Certificate in Academic English (CAE) Level 4 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

Full-time
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

At the end of each semester or course

Assessment Methods

Assignment (50%); Examination (50%)

Assessment Grading Criteria

Theory Component
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

Module Name

Assessment Methods (Weighting)

Organisations and Behaviour

Assignment (50%); Examination (50%)

Managing Self

Assignment (50%); Examination (50%)

Managing Financial Resources

Assignment (50%); Examination (50%)

Quantitative Techniques for Business

Assignment (50%); Examination (50%)

Managing Activities

Assignment (50%); Examination (50%)

Managing Accounting

Assignment (50%); Examination (50%)

Financial Systems & Auditing

Assignment (50%); Examination (50%)

Management Information System

Assignment (50%); Examination (50%)

Marketing

Assignment (50%); Examination (50%)

Managing People

Assignment (50%); Examination (50%)

Organization, Competition & Environment

Assignment (50%); Examination (50%)

Financial Reporting

Assignment (50%); Examination (50%)

Managing Information

Assignment (50%); Examination (50%)

Legal and Regulatory Framework for Business

Assignment (50%); Examination (50%)

Small Business Management

Assignment (50%); Examination (50%)

Business Strategy

Assignment (50%); Examination (50%)

Expected Examination Results Release Date

Not more than 3 months after the final assessment

Qualification Award

Higher Diploma in Business and Management awarded by DIMENSIONS International College

Graduation Requirements

A “Pass” in all assessments of all assignments and examinations
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.