Higher Diploma in Business (Marketing Specialisation)

TMC Academy’s Higher Diploma is equivalent to the first two years of a UK Bachelor’s Degree with Honours!

The objective of this course is to provide students with the necessary theoretical knowledge and the practical aspects to meet career opportunities in the commercial, manufacturing, financial and service sectors of the economy. TMC Higher Diploma in Business is equivalent to the first and second year of a degree programme and enables students to direct final year entry across a number of UK degrees, or to claim advanced standing when entering Australian or other degrees.

Course Info

  • Full Time: 12 months
  • Part Time: 21 months*

*can be completed in 14-16 months in the intensive mode.

Course assessment

Assessment of the modules includes examinations, assignments, projects, presentations, class tests, and/or practical tests.

Mode of Delivery

Lectures, tutorials and independent learning are employed. To make sure that students have a clear understanding of the concepts, tutorials are used to re-emphasize the key areas.

Independent learning involves pupils taking the initiative in recognizing learning requirements and undertaking activities to meet them. These activities could take the form of research, tutorial exercises, review questions and coursework.

Modules

Core Modules

  • Business Communication and ICT
  • Introduction to Management
  • Marketing for Managers
  • Accounting
  • Statistical Techniques for Business
  • Business Economics
  • Business Law
  • Business Strategy
  • Business Finance

Marketing Specialization

  • International Marketing
  • Marketing Communications and Research
  • Consumer Behaviour

Entry Requirements (Local)

Age

  • 17 years old

Academic Qualification

Any of the following or equivalent:

  • Obtained at least an E at GCE A-level in any 2 subjects
  • TMC Diploma/Foundation Diploma
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma (at least 24 points)
  • NUS High School Diploma
  • Polytechnic Diploma
  • Diploma (in Accounting / Business / Management / IT / Computing / Hospitality / Psychology) from Private Education Institutions (assessed on a case by case basis)

English Proficiency

Any of the following or equivalent:

  • At least a C6 at GCE O English
  • Completed a Diploma or equivalent where medium of instruction is English
  • Pass an English online test and an interview with the Dean/HOD/designate

Mature Candidates

  • ≥ 30 years old with 8 years of work experience

Entry Requirements (International)

Age

  • 17 years old

Academic Qualification

  • Completed High School or Year 12

English Proficiency

Any of the following or equivalent:

  • IELTS 6.0 or TOEFL (Paper) ≥ 547 or TOEFL (Computer) ≥ 210 or TOEFL (Internet) ≥ 78 or TOEIC ≥ 780
  • Other qualifications equivalent to High School or Year 12 where the medium of instruction is English
  • Attend and pass Certificate in English up to Academic English level

Mature Candidates

  • N.A.

Attendance Requirements

It is important to achieve regular attendance and meet the attendance requirement stipulated by the authorities (eg. Immigration and Checkpoints Authority of Singapore) and TMC. Failure to meet the requirement will lead to the following:

  • Rejection of Student Pass on re-application/renewal for international students.
  • Expulsion where students do not make any improvement in their attendance rate and/or consistently absent from class despite warnings and counselling given in accordance with the school policy.

Attendance Requirement is as follows:

Module Attendance

For all propriety students, module attendance is required to be eligible for work to be assessed and sit for examination:

  • The minimum module attendance is normally 80% for full-time, 60% for part-time (75% for SSG-funded part-time students)
  • Special consideration will only be given to students with valid reasons.

Monthly Attendance:

All full-time international students must meet a monthly attendance of 90%. Student pass shall be subjected to cancellation if the monthly attendance is not met continuously.

Full-time local students enrolled in Hawthorn English courses, TMC College preparatory courses and external degree courses must meet a monthly attendance of 75%. Local students enrolled in external degree courses shall be subject to relevant university’s regulations regarding attendance.

Course Fees (Local)

Course Fees

  • $9,433

$300 SkillsFuture Singapore Agency (SSG) Funding available for the company-sponsored individual.

$500 SkillsFuture Credits applicable to cover course fees.

Administrative Fee

(New Student / TMC’s Existing / Local Transfer Student)

All the course fees stated below are inclusive of course materials, examination fee and lab fee unless stated otherwise. Repeat fees and other administrative fees are listed in the Miscellaneous Fee List.

Application Fee

  • $100

Fee Protection Scheme Fee

  • 0.75% of (Course Fee less grant + Medical Insurance) OR $25 whichever is higher

Medical Insurance Fee

  • $80 Per Course Per Year
  • All fees subject to prevailing GST of 7%

All fees indicated are in Singapore Dollars (SGD)

Course Fees (International)

Course Fees

  • $15,250

Administrative Fee

(New Student / TMC’s Existing / Local Transfer Student)

All the course fees stated below are inclusive of course materials, examination fee and lab fee unless stated otherwise. Repeat fees and other administrative fees are listed in the Miscellaneous Fee List.

Single / Bundled Programs

  • Application Fees: $200
  • International Student Administrative Fee: $650

Existing / Local Transfer

  • Application Fees: $100
  • International Student Administrative Fee: $350

Fee Protection Scheme Fee

  • 0.75% of (Course Fee less grant + Medical Insurance + International Student Administrative Fee) OR $25 whichever is higher

Medical Insurance Fee

  • $80 Per Course Per Year
  • All fees subject to prevailing GST of 7%

All fees indicated are in Singapore Dollars (SGD)

INTAKE:

January / March / April / June / July / September / November

Program taught in:
  • English

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