The Higher Diploma in International Business has been developed to provide a qualification for students aiming to embark on a career in one of wide range of business/industries, and for students who are seeking to further their education in the fields associated with Management. One important feature of this programme is that it has been designed for students whose first language is Chinese, or who have proof of proficiency in the language. One important feature of this programme is that it has been designed for students whose first language is Chinese, or who have proof of proficiency in the language.
The aim of the Higher Diploma in International Business is to provide students an in-depth understanding, the theories of international business subjects relevant to various industries in the commercial/business context. The course focuses on developing the business and operational knowledge to equip the students the basic operational skills and competence in the global business world. This programme aims to provide students with:
The ability to present, evaluate and interpret qualitative and quantitative data.
The ability to develop lines of argument and make sound judgements in accordance with basic theories and concepts of their subject area, and the ability to communicate these accurately to a range of peers.
The ability to apply underlying concepts and principles of business and management in an employment context.
An understanding of the limits of their knowledge, and how this influences analyses and interpretations based on that knowledge.
A range of personal and professional skills that can be used in a wide range of situations and contexts.
Support and guidance to develop as independent learners and acquire a range of transferrable skills.
Area of Studies
At the end of this programme, students are expected to develop a range of specific and generic skills, covering the following fields:
Management and Leadership
Local students shall possess one of the following:
International students shall possess one of the following:
At least two passes in GCE ‘A’ Level
International Baccalaureate (24 points)
Local Polytechnic Diploma in any field
Minimum Language Entry Requirement:
Completion of year 12 Higher School Qualification or equivalent qualification from respective home countries
Completed International Baccalaureate (24 points)
Equivalent Local Polytechnic Diploma in any field in respective home countries
Minimum Age Requirement:Exemptions:
Students must achieve a Pass in Mandarin Language in Year 11 Higher School qualification or equivalent.
Students with non-standard entry requirements (e.g. other PEI qualification, lack of equivalent Year 12 in home country, etc.) will be assessed on a case by case basis subject to approval of the Academic Board.
Duration & Intake
MODE OF DELIVERY
Lectures, case studies and exercises, class discussion,Presentations
COURSE DURATION AND CONTACT HOURS
Duration: 18 Months
No. of Modules: 16
Learning hours: Each module 36 contact hours
Total learning hours: 16 x 36 hours = 576 hours
Fees & Funding