International Higher Diploma in Business Information Technology

Provided by Genetic Computer School

Course introduction


Course objectives:

This diploma provides you

  • a starting career in management and path way to be a business leader in modern economy
  • an understanding in managing human resources and talent management
  • knowledge and skills in strategic management
  • an understanding of operating systems and user interface designs
  • an understanding of marketing

Module Code        Module Name

B3101            Human Resource Management

This module demonstrates how Human Resource impacts both individual and organizations. It enables the students to develop competencies that will help tomorrow’s organization create a sustainable competitive advantage through people. The module is also designed to equip students with general people management skills and it examines how human resources management issues within a global context.

B3102            Business Strategy

This module provides knowledge and tools that today’s most successful firms use to build business and consistently outperform the competition. Students will learn from both successes and failures as they examine the impact of business strategy in familiar firms and learn from the mistakes of those who failed to apply the strategic process. It provides guides to students through creating strong strategy, planning for success, implementing responsive action, competing effectively with strategy, analyzing the environment and firm and most importantly improving upon results.

B3201            Marketing

This module shows how marketing principles affect the day-to-day lives as well as its significant influence on business decisions. It explores key marketing concepts and shows how they are applied to today’s business practices. This module also includes topics on social marketing phenomenon, entrepreneurship, C.R.M., global perspectives, and ethics, as well as in-depth discussions on key tools of the trade, such as metrics and the marketing plan. The module will teach students how to think about their own decisions in the consumer marketplace. 

C3203            Professional Ethics and Security

This module introduces concepts on ethical use of computer system. It provides a wider perspective when it comes to securing computers as well as that of the privacy of the users. This module also enhances student’s ability to adapt with the various security operations and procedures applied by most industries and computer based organizations.

C3103            Graphical User Interface Design

This module is designed to provide the students with a roadmap to the world of interface and interaction design. While students will be learning UI best practices and reusable ideas as design patterns, this module will provide solutions to common design problems that students can tailor to the situation at hand.

C3104            Operating Systems

This module examines the design of operating systems and to show how it manages resources and provide services.  With this module, the students should be able to understand the structure of processes and threads and how it is synchronized and scheduled. It also broadens the students understanding on organization of memory and the basics of file system construction in modern operating systems.

C3201            IT Project Management

This module is designed to let students acquire the right project management skills needed to better manager future IT projects. IT Project Management module covers basic concepts of IT Project Management, including initiating, planning, controlling, executing and closing projects. It allow student to fully understand the foundation IT Project Management life cycle. This module also shows how IT Projects should be managed, from inception to post implementation review.

The course fees are due, and is payable in two (2) installments
Course Fee: S$8,800 (excluding application fees)
  • Application fee – (Non-Refundable)
  • Local Students – S$ 50
  • International Student – S$ 150
Admission Requirements:

Minimum GCE ‘A’ Level (or) 11 years of General Education (or) Genetic Diploma (or) Diploma from other institutions with minimum duration of 1 year of study (or)  Equivalent

English Language Proficiency Requirement:

Pass in English at “O” Level or equivalent or
IELTS 5.5 or
TOEFL Paper Base 525 or Computer Base 196

Course Type:

Full Time

Course Duration:
  • 12 Months
  • You must complete eight Modules (48 Credits) to complete this higher diploma.

Maximum Period of Validity of Registration

Course Duration  + 1 year


April, September

 Completion Criteria:

Minimum 75% attendance for Local/ PR & Non Student Pass Holders
Minimum 90% attendance for International Student
Must pass all the examinations and assessments for all modules


Upon completion of this course, students will be awarded Genetic Computer School International Higher Diploma in Business Information Technology

Progression Pathway:

Upon completion, students can advance to computer studies –related degree programme from selected university*

Teacher - Student Ratio

The average Teacher - Student ratio of Genetic Computer School for International Diploma in Computer Studies is 1:25. This ratio will ensure that the learning experience of each student would be at its optimum level. This is to maintain high quality standard for the student's education.

Career Opportunities

IT consultant, Business Analyst, IT Sales Executive

Fees & Funding

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