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Diploma in Business Administration

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Overview

Introduction

This programme covers both the breadth and the inter-disciplinary aspect of business as a whole. It balances conceptual knowledge with an applied curriculum that is also suitable for vast positions in various industries such as Finance, Marketing, Human Resource and others.

The Diploma in Business Administration programme is aimed at helping those who want to equip themselves with comprehensive management knowledge to deal effectively with the rapidly changing environment. It offers a unique opportunity for students to enhance their understanding of the ‘whole enterprise’ in its competitive situation.

At the end of this programme, students will be able to:

  • Understand the theory and practice of specific functional management areas
  • Understand how to plan more effectively, solve organisational problems and contribute towards making management decisions
  • Apply specific functional management skills to increase the productivity and business efficiency in their areas of responsibility
  • Assume higher levels of responsibility within specific functional management areas as a result of newly acquired /improved skills

Programme Structure

Programme Duration

The programme can be completed within 9 months for full-time pathway and 12 months for the part-time pathway.

Programme Structure

This programme consists of 8 modules, amounting to a total of 316 contact hours for the full-time pathway and 236 contact hours for the part-time pathway.

Assessment and Examination

At the commencement of each module, students will be provided the assessment mode and weightings for the module. Most modules have several points of assessment, which may include assignments, tests, projects and final examinations.


Programme Outline

Core Modules

  • Business Decision Making
  • Macroeconomics
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Principles of Accounting

Elective Path 1

  • Business Law
  • Communications and Information Systems
  • Microeconomics

Elective Path 2

  • Business Ethics
  • Communications and Information Systems
  • Financial management

The delivery of modules may not follow the sequence as shown and is subject to change.


Intakes

Full-time: January, February, April, May, July, August, October, November

Part-time: January, April, July, October

 

Programme Details

Contact Hours

Full-Time: 388 hours

Part-Time: 284 hours

Maximum Candidature Period

Full-Time: 18 months

Part-Time: 24 months

Delivery Mode

Lectures, tutorials and project assignments will be conducted within PSB Academy campus.  

Minimum Number of Students Before a Class Commences

Minimum 25 students are required before commencement of classes. 

Admission Criteria

Local Student Admission

Admission Requirements

The minimum entry requirements are:

  • 2 GCE 'A' Levels; OR
  • PSB Certificate in Business Management; OR
  • Mature candidates (≥30 years old with 8 years work experience); OR
  • Candidates with other qualifications will be considered as case-by-case basis.

 

International Student Admission

Admission Requirements

For more information on international students' entry requirements, please click here.

Fees

Local Student

Full-time Pathway (Local Admissions)
Total Programme Fee: S$6,291.60*

Part-time Pathway (Local Admissions)
Total Programme Fee: S$5,264.40*

* All fees inclusive of 7% GST and may be subject to change annually
* Programme fee excludes textbooks
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Financial Aid / Available Grants

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International Student

Total Programme Fee (International Admissions): S$9,972.40*


* All fees inclusive of 7% GST and may be subject to change annually
* Programme fee excludes textbooks
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Local Applications

How to Apply

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International Applications

How to Apply

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