PEARSON BTEC LEVEL 5 HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS (BUSINESS MANAGEMENT) OR (ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE)


Awarded by Pearson Education Limited(UK)

Full-Time/Part-Time
Overview
Pearson Education Limited

Pearson Education Limited (Pearson) is the UK’s largest awarding organization, offering academic and vocational qualifications and training to schools, colleges, employers, students and other places of learning in the UK and internationally.

Pearson’s vocational qualifications include BTECs, which are recognised in more than 70 countries worldwide as work-related qualifications suitable for a wide range of ages and abilities. BTECs provide a practical, real-world approach to learning without sacrificing any of the essential subject theory.

DIMENSIONS International College is a BTEC Approved Centre for the above programme.

For updated and accurate information of Pearson Education Limited, please visit their website at www.pearsoned.com

Programme Introduction
Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Business (Business Management) or (Accounting and Finance) is offered as a 22-month programme that is designed to equip students with the knowledge, understanding and skills required for progression to an undergraduate degree. Such qualification may be accepted by overseas universities with advanced credit standing when applying for degree courses. The acceptance is dependent on each of the university and is on a case-by-case basis.

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Business (Business Management) or (Accounting and Finance) by Pearson Education Limited, UK. Students will have an advanced standing into the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Business Administration – Top-up Degree programme of the University of Hertfordshire, subject to the approval of the university.

Objective

  • To provide general training and knowledge in business core areas
  • To learn about the ways businesses function
  • To understand the changes and dynamics in businesses
  • To be able to do business plans
  • To manage and lead people

Designed for

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

Course Structure

Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Business (Business Management) or (Accounting and Finance) consists of 8 core units, 4 compulsory elective units and 3 major units.

MODULES
8 Core Units
  • Business and the Business Environment
  • Marketing Essentials
  • Human Resource Management
  • Management and Operations
  • Management Accounting
  • Managing a Successful Business Project
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Research Project
4 Compulsory Elective Units
  • Financial Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
  • Business Strategy
  • Developing Individuals, Teams and Organisations
3 Major Units Major: Business Management

  • Operations and Project Management
  • Understanding and Leading Change
  • Global Business Environment
Major: Accounting and Finance

  • Financial Reporting
  • Advanced Management Accounting
  • Financial Management

Course Outline

8 Core Units
  • Outline for Business and the Business Environment
  • Outline for Marketing Essentials
  • Outline for Human Resource Management
  • Outline for Management and Operations
  • Outline for Management Accounting
  • Outline for Managing a Successful Business Project
  • Outline for Organisational Behaviour
  • Outline for Research Project
4 Compulsory Elective Units
  • Outline for Financial Accounting
  • Outline for Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
  • Outline for Business Strategy
  • Outline for Developing Individuals, Teams and Organisations
3 Major Units:
Business Management Accounting and Finance
  • Outline for Operations and Project Management
  • Outline for Understanding and Leading Change
  • Outline for Global Business Environment
  • Outline for Financial Reporting
  • Outline for Advanced Management Accounting
  • Outline for Financial 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 2018, please click here.
DIMENSIONS reserves the right to change the intakes at any time without prior notice.

Course Fees

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Full-time

1. Application Fee (Non – refundable)

:S$

500.00

2. Tuition Fee

:S$

23,800.00

3. Registration Fee for Pearson Education Limited

:S$

800.00

4. Administrative Fee

:S$

635.00

5. Examination Fee

:S$

1,000.00

6. Course Material

:S$

1,400.00

7. Medical Check-Up Fee

:S$

60.00

8. International Student Management Fee

:S$

500.00

9. ICA Processing and Student’s Pass Fee

:S$

120.00

7% GST

:S$

2,017.05

Total

:S$

30,832.05

Part-time

1. Application Fee (Non – refundable)

:S$

100.00

2. Tuition Fee

:S$

21,800.00

3. Registration Fee for Pearson Education Limited

:S$

800.00

4. Administrative Fee

:S$

450.00

5. Examination Fee

:S$

1,000.00

6. Course Material

:S$

1,400.00

7% GST

:S$

1,788.50

Total

:S$

27,338.50

Miscellaneous Fees:

1. Loss of Student’s Pass (For Student’s Pass holder only)

:S$

278.20

2. Renewal of Student’s Pass (For Student’s Pass holder only)

:S$

128.40

3. Administrative Fees for Extension / Replacement of Student’s Pass (For Student’s Pass holder only)

:S$

535.00

4. Additional Book Fee Per Book

:S$

107.00

5. Appeal for Result Fee Per Unit

:S$

160.50

6. Academic Status Certification Fee Per Certification Letter

:S$

53.50

7. Late Payment Fee

:S$

107.00

8. Documents Courier Services Fee Per Delivery

:S$

53.50

9. Re-enrolment Fee

:S$

535.00

10. Course Deferment Fee

:S$

374.50

11. Graduation Ceremony Fee

:S$

Subject to University / DIMENSIONS’ prevailing charges

12. Re-assessment Fee Per Unit (HND)

:S$

214.00

13. Re-take Fee Per Unit (HND)

:S$

1605.00

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: Only one opportunity for reassessment of each unit will be permitted.
Note 4: All students must sign the Advisory Note to Student before signing the Standard PEI-Student Contract.
Note 5: The Standard PEI-Student Contract must be signed by the student prior to making course fees payments to DIMENSIONS.
Note 6: The course fees shown above are effective from 1st June 2017. 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

The course duration is 22 months Institutional Training.

Maximum allowed period for a student to complete the course is 44 months.

Opportunities for Further Education/Career Pathway

Students can look forward to servicing in these industries:

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Business Communications
  • Business Economics
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business & Trade

Notes:

  • 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 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: 9.30am-12.30pm and/or 1.45pm-4.45pm
3 contact hours per session, 5 sessions per week (Total: 15 contact hours per week)

Part-time
Weekday (Monday to Friday)
Sessions will be conducted from 7.00pm to 10.00pm
and / or
Weekend (Saturday and/or Sunday)
Sessions will be conducted within 9.00am to 6.00pm
3 contact hours per session, 4 sessions per week (Total: 12 contact hours per week)

Examination Period

Assessment(s) in course and / or at the end of semester

Assessment Methods

Combination of assignment / project / practical performance

Assessment Grading Criteria

All units will be individually graded as ‘Pass’, ‘Merit’ or ‘Distinction’.

“Distinction” grade is awarded when a student has satisfied all the Distinction criteria (and therefore the Pass and Merit criteria) and these define outstanding performance across the unit as a whole.

“Merit” grade is awarded when a student has satisfied all the Merit Criteria (and therefore the Pass Criteria) through high performance in each learning outcome.

“Pass” grade is awarded when a student has satisfied all the Pass Criteria for the learning outcomes, showing coverage of the unit content and therefore attainment of the level 4 or 5 of the national framework.

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 Standard Verifier of the Awarding Body.

Qualification Award

Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Business (Business Management) awarded by Pearson Education Limited (UK)
or
Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Business (Accounting and Finance) awarded by Pearson Education Limited (UK)

Graduation Requirements

A “Pass” in all assessments of all units

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.