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Diploma in Business Administration

Diploma in Business Administration

Programme Overview

Awarding authority   Amity Global Institute (AGI)
Academic Year/Time Schedule/Programme Duration   Duration of course is 1 year
Mode   Full Time / Part Time
Teaching Amenities, Facilities etc   Lecture rooms, Library, Computer lab, Student lounge
Intake Information   22 Jan 2024
26 Feb 2024
25 Mar 2024
22 Apr 2024
27 May 2024
24 Jun 2024
22 Jul 2024
26 Aug 2024
23 Sep 2024
21 Oct 2024
25 Nov 2024
30 Dec 2024



Contact our friendly and experienced programme consultant, Dr Gavin, cswgavin@singapore.amity.edu or by Phone/WhatsApp at +65 8181 8052.

Amity Global Institute’s Diploma in Business Administration lays a strong foundation for success in the dynamic business world. The programme emphasises the development of essential knowledge and practical skills sought after by employers in today’s competitive landscape. You’ll learn through a variety of methods, including lectures, seminars, workshops, simulations, and independent study. The curriculum incorporates key texts, course materials, supplementary articles, and industry resources to provide a comprehensive learning experience. 

This focused programme empowers you to understand organisational functions, confidently navigate modern business environments, and pursue a rewarding career path in management, marketing, human resources, or other key business areas.

Programme Objective

The Diploma in Business Administration at Amity Global Institute aims to empower aspiring business professionals with a comprehensive understanding of core business functions and the practical skills needed to thrive in today’s dynamic business landscape. Through a blend of theoretical knowledge and hands-on experience, our programme cultivates critical thinking, problem-solving, and decision-making abilities, preparing you to tackle real-world challenges across various industries.

What to Expect

  • Gain a solid understanding of core business functions, including management, marketing, finance, accounting, and operations.
  • Develop practical skills in areas such as financial analysis, marketing strategies, project management, and decision-making.
  • Learn how to analyse market trends, consumer behaviour, and industry dynamics to make informed business decisions.
  • Apply theoretical knowledge through case studies, group projects, presentations, and real-world simulations.
  • Develop critical thinking, problem-solving, and leadership abilities essential for success in today’s business environment.
  • Gain exposure to different industries and career paths through guest lectures by industry experts and company visits.

Study Method

  • Primarily On-Campus: Immerse yourself in a vibrant learning environment with face-to-face interactions with professors and peers.
  • Blended Learning: Supplement on-campus sessions with online resources and activities for flexible and comprehensive learning.

Learning Approach

  • Lectures: Gain fundamental knowledge and theoretical understanding of key business concepts.
  • Tutorials: Engage in smaller group discussions to clarify doubts, deepen understanding, and apply concepts to real-world scenarios.
  • Seminars: Participate in interactive sessions led by industry experts to gain insights into current trends and challenges.
  • Practical Simulations: Experience realistic business situations to develop problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Labs: Utilise software and tools commonly used in the business world to enhance technical proficiency.

Course Structure & Duration

The Diploma in Business Administration core modules include: 

  • Introduction to Business and Management: Explores the ever-changing business landscape and the key factors that shape it, equipping students with frameworks to analyse and understand their impact on organisations.
  • Managing People and Organisation of Business: Provides essential skills for managing people effectively in various workplace situations, laying a practical foundation for both general and specialised managers across industries.
  • Economics and Business in Society: Examines the relationship between economics and society, focusing on practical people management skills essential for navigating diverse workplace environments.
  • Managing Marketing and Operations: Examines the evolving marketing landscape and the challenges faced by organisations in adapting to rising consumer expectations and a rapidly changing environment.
  • Introduction to Accounting and Finance: Introduces key management accounting skills for informed decision-making, emphasising the application of knowledge to support planning, control, and further study in finance.
  • Information Management: Focuses on developing a broad set of digital literacy skills essential for success in higher education, including information sourcing, analysis, and ethical reuse.

Amity offers a diverse range of diploma courses and bachelor’s degree programmes that cater to a wide array of interests and career aspirations. Whether you want to delve deeper into specialised areas of business or embark on a new academic journey, our comprehensive programme options provide the flexibility and support to help you achieve your goals.

Overview of Business Administration Programme Duration

Programme Type Duration
Full-Time/Part-Time Diploma 08 months

Whether opting for full-time or part-time study, the coverage of modules, lectures, and tutorial materials remains consistent across both formats, ensuring all students receive the same comprehensive education. The primary difference lies in the programme duration and scheduling flexibility. 

Full-time study allows students to complete the programme in one year, ideal for those who wish to quickly advance their careers and can dedicate more time to their studies. 

Part-time study is delivered to provide a more flexible schedule that accommodates working professionals or those with other commitments, allowing them to balance their educational pursuits with personal and professional responsibilities.

Admission Eligibility

Age Requirements 17 years old
Academic Requirements Singapore-Cambridge GCE ‘A’ level Examination in the English medium and must have obtained all of the following:
At least two passes in subjects at H2 level with One H1 Level pass and attempted General Paper (GP) or Knowledge & Inquiry (KI)
Formal International Year 12 Education
International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma awarded by the International Baccalaureate Organisation (IBO)
Polytechnic Diploma Holder in any field of study from a local polytechnic in Singapore
BTEC level 4 HNC in any field of study
An approved Diploma or Advanced Diploma from private education institutions of Singapore which has the minimum entry requirements as follows,
GCE ‘O’ Level or equivalent;
Nitec, Higher Nitec or equivalent.
English proficiency requirements Students must complete and obtain a Pass in English in high school.
If English is not the medium of studies or learning in the high school or taken as a 2nd language, then the following requirements applies:
IELTS 6.0;
An equivalent English language qualification
Mature Applicants Candidates who are at least 30 years of age with at least 8 years of working experience (after graduation from Junior College) as at 1st July of the admission year may apply for admission as Mature Applicants
To qualify as a mature applicant, you are required to submit a Personal Statement of not more than 200 words and 2 Referee Reports from at least one employer. Shortlisted applicants may be required to attend an interview.
Accreditation of prior learning (APL) / credit exemption Students with prior qualifications may be eligible for credit exemption or Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL). These exemptions are subject to approval by the Amity Examination Board and are determined on a case-by-case basis.
The following qualifications are eligible for consideration:
Polytechnic Diploma holder in a relevant field of study from a local polytechnic in Singapore.
An approved Diploma or Advanced Diploma from private education institutions in Singapore, with prior entry requirements equivalent to the GCE ‘A’ Level Examination (or equivalent) at the time of admission to the qualifying Diploma.
The transcript from your diploma course must demonstrate that you have read and passed the equivalents of essential Amity Diploma modules. APL is approved by the Examination Board of Amity
Maximum credits for APL approval will not greater than 50%.

Diploma in Business Administration Course Fees & Curriculum Structure

Course Application Fee
Course Application Fee* Singapore Citizen: S$150 (Onetime Only)
Singapore PR: S$450 (Onetime Only)
– Course application fee is non refundable.
– Fees indicated are exclusive of GST.
Fees Breakdown Total Payable
Singapore Citizen Singapore PR International
Tuition Fee S$7,500 S$7,500 S$7,500
Total Course Fees Payable S$7,500 S$7,500 S$7,500
  1. Course Fee is inclusive of Tuition Fees and Exam Fees (one time)
  2. Fees indicated are exclusive of Non-Tuition Fee of S$ 1080.
  3. Fees indicated are exclusive of GST & examination fee.
  4. For Miscellaneous Fees: Click Here
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Module 1 Introduction to Business and Management
Module 2 Managing People and Organisation of Business
Module 3 Economics and Business in Society
Module 4 Managing Marketing and Operations
Module 5 Introduction to Accounting and Finance
Module 6 Information Management
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    • – Year 2 of Bachelor of Arts (Honours) International Business

Career Prospect

A Diploma in Business Administration provides a foundation for a fulfilling career in the business world. With this qualification, you’ll be well-prepared to enter the workforce and pursue a variety of roles, including:

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Marketing Executive
  • Human Resource Executive
  • Sales Associate
  • Project Coordinator
  • Operations Coordinator
  • Business Development Associate

A Diploma in Business Administration can serve as a stepping stone towards higher-level positions. Pursuing further education, such as a Bachelor’s Degree in Business or specialised certifications, can open doors to even more advanced and fulfilling career paths in areas like management, consulting, or entrepreneurship.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Amity’s Diploma in Business Administration

To apply for the Diploma in Business Administration, please complete the online application form available on our website. You will need to submit all required documents, such as transcripts, proof of identity, and any previous qualifications, as part of the application process.

The intake for the Diploma in Business Administration is available throughout the year. We recommend checking our website for the most current intake dates as they are subject to change.

Yes, there is a non-refundable application fee required when submitting your application. The fee for local students is S$150, and for international students, it is S$450.

We recommend applying at least three months before the planned intake to allow sufficient time for processing your application, visa arrangements if applicable, and preparation for your studies.

You can check the status of your application by contacting our admission team at info@singapore.amity.edu. If you have any specific questions, you may also contact our admissions office directly or visit us at 228 Orchard Road, Singapore.

While the tuition fees for the Diploma in Business Administration are the same for all students, international students are required to pay higher application fees. Additionally, international students may incur additional costs for visa processing and health insurance.

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