Academic

Diploma in Business Studies

Diploma in Business Studies

Summary

Course objectives

This program provides prospective management students with a body of knowledge which will increase their employment opportunities. It prepares them for future supervisory and management career in business and commerce; It also aims to provide them with a qualification that will help them to progress to a higher level in general management or specialized business programs at a later stage in their professional, academic or personal careers.

Career Progression

This program intends to develop skills. That will help students gain a competitive advantage and drive their career. It also aims at assisting the student to chart a good career path, improve promotion prospects or simply broaden horizons and increase marketability.

Employment opportunities

Graduates of this Diploma Business Studies program are expected to take up middle-level management positions in the following areas as Marketing, Sales, Human Resources, External Relations, General Administration, Logistics, Operation, Retailing, Business Development, General Trading, Custom Declarations, etc

Structure

This is a 1-year [2-semester] Diploma in Business studies with specialization in Business Management. The program is designed for working professionals who do not have "A" level Certificate or Baccalaureat. Candidates are obliged to write the ICM certificate examination.

Entry Requirements

Candidates of all educational backgrounds are welcome, and no formal entry qualifications are required. However, applicants should have attained GCSE or equivalent in Mathematics and have demonstrated competence in the English Language.


Subjects

Semester 1

Semester 2

Code

Course Title

Code

Course Title

MGNT273

Business Management and Administration

ACCT307

Business Accounting

BSAD256

Introduction to Business Communication

ECON325

Principles of Macroeconomics

MATH267

Numeracy and Statistics

BSAD355

Organisational Behaviour

ACCT257

Bookkeeping

BSAD345

Business Law

ECON245

Principles of Microeconomics

MKTG316

Introduction to Marketing


Grading & Class of degree

Grades shall be given as symbols with quality points per symbol as shown below

MARKS

GRADE

EXPLANATION

QUALITY POINT

91-100

A+

OUTSTANDING

4.00

86-90

A

EXCELLENT

3.60

81-85

A-

REMARKABLE

3.40

76-80

B+

VERY GOOD

3.20

71-75

B

RELATIVELY GOOD

3.00

65-70

B-

GOOD

2.80

56-64

C+

PASS

2.56

51-55

C

Marginal PASS

2.00

0-50

F

FAIL

0

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