The Foundation Diploma in Business is designed to provide students with basic principles and understanding of business. By the end of this course, students will have developed the fundamentally essential knowledge in relation to business economic environment, concept of management, accounting and business English writing as well as the computer operation skills supporting business organizations.
The 6-month course equips the targeted group of learners with essential study skills in order to cope with subject requirements and challenges while pursuing a higher education qualification.
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded the Foundation Diploma in Business by DIMENSIONS International College.
Foundation Diploma in Business consists of 5 modules.
Local students :
GCE ‘O’ level with at least 1 subject pass or other Level 2 qualification.
Equivalent to Year 10 from the respective home country of the applicant.
English Proficiency : At least IELTS 5.0 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
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)
At the end of each semester
Assignments and examinations
Assessment Grading Criteria
|Modules||Assessment Type & Weighting||Grading Criteria|
|Fundamental of Economics||Assignment (50%); Examination (50%)||
A: (80 marks and Above)
B: (70-79 marks)
C: (60-69 marks)
D: (50-59 marks)
F: Fail (49 marks and below)
|Organization & Behaviour||Assignment (50%); Examination (50%)|
|Introduction to Accounting||Assignment (50%); Examination (50%)|
|Basic Computer Operation and Applications||Assignment (50%); Examination (50%)|
|Business English Writing||Assignment (50%); Examination (50%)|
|1. Application Fee (Non – refundable)||S$500.00|
|2. Tuition Fee||S$7,900.00|
|3. Administrative Fee||S$435.00|
|4. Examination Fee||S$350.00|
|5. Course Material||S$350.00|
|6. Medical Check-Up Fee||S$60.00|
|7. International Student Management Fee||S$500.00|
|8. ICA Processing and Student’s Pass Fee||S$120.00|
|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 Module||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||Subject to University / DIMENSIONS’ prevailing charges|
|12. Re-assessment Fee Per Module||S$214.00|
|13. Re-take Fee Per Module||S$1070.00|