Higher Diploma in Commerce

Provided by Kaplan Higher Education Academy


Awarded by Kaplan Higher Education Academy

Course introduction



Students who successfully complete and pass the modules stipulated in the course structures will be awarded the Higher Diploma in Commerce from Kaplan Higher Education Academy. This diploma does not articulate to a degree programme within Kaplan.

Curriculum Overview

Programme Structure

The higher diploma programme consists of 6 subjects and may be completed in 6 months.
•Working in Organisations
•Marketing Practices
•Introduction to Legal Systems
•Finance Essentials
•Mathematics for Business
•Economics and the World

Entry Requirements

•Minimum 1 GCE N-level; OR
•Mature candidates (≥ 30 years old with 8 years work experience); OR
•Candidates with other qualifications will be assessed on case-by-case basis

English language requirement:
•A pass in any GCE N-level English language subject; OR
•Successfully pass Kaplan English Placement Test; OR
•IELTS 5.5 or equivalent (applicable for International students)

Duration & Intake

Programme Duration

Delivery Methods
The curriculum is taught over 3 terms of 8 weeks with each term covering 2 subjects. Each subject of this programme will be delivered over an 8-week cycle comprising 32 contact hours which include face-to-face as well as technology-integrated learning. The programme may be completed in 6 months instead of 10 months.

Assessment Methods
Each unit is assessed by any combination of class participation, written assignments, project or examinations. Assessment method may vary according to individual Unit requirements

Fees & Funding

Tuition fees

The tuition fee covers study guides, course notes, assignments, examination, projects, higher diploma (if earned) and transcript.
•Instalment 1: SGD 1,332.15
•Instalment 2: SGD 1,332.15
•Instalment 3: SGD 1,147.58
•Total: SGD 3,811.88
•SGD 3,711.88 (after SGD 100 study rebate). However, study rebate will be deductable from the last instalment if payment is made by instalment plan.
•Receive SGD 100 referral bursary when you recommend your friend to join our Higher Diploma programme. T&Cs apply.

Non-tuition fees
Non-refundable application fees are as follows:
•Application fee: SGD 74.90 (includes application for Kaplan student access card)

All prices are inclusive of 7% Goods & Services Tax (GST). Please refer to the official price list for a detailed breakdown.

*Note: All fees are subjected to change annually. The fees above have been updated and are accurate as of 21 July 2017.