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Advanced Diploma in Management Studies (Accounting and Finance) Awarded by Management Development Institute of Singapore

About the Course
Course Curriculum
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Programme Objectives

The Advanced Diploma in Management Studies (Accounting and Finance) has been specially designed to:

  • Equip students with effective managerial skills required for supervisory positions.
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  • Impart the essential knowledge and pre-requisites needed for participants to pursue a formal undergraduate education in Business and/or Accounting and Finance related programmes.
  • Provide students with opportunities for internationally recognised professional accreditation

 

Assessment Methods

Combination of class participation, assignments, presentations and written examinations.

 

Award

Students who have successfully completed all coursework and examinations will be awarded the Advanced Diploma in Management Studies (Accounting and Finance).

 

Progression

Upon successful completion of this programme, students will gain entry to the University of Sunderland, UK.

Career Opportunities


The Advanced Diploma in Management Studies (Accounting and Finance) is designed to provide students with a good foundation in a broad range of business knowledge.

 

 

Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS)

The Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS), founded in 1956, is Singapore's oldest not-for-profit professional institute for lifelong learning. MDIS has two subsidiaries: Management Development Institute of Singapore Pte Ltd (MDIS Pte Ltd) to oversee its Singapore academic operations, and MDIS International Pte Ltd to further its globalisation strategy.

 

Core Modules

Marketing Management

The module aims to equip students with sufficient skills in all aspects of marketing management including strategic policy making, planning, implementation and control. It enables participants to manage the challenges evolved in various marketing situations.

 

Productions and Operations Management

This Module is to equip students with the knowledge and abilities of the various functions of OM to manage their manufacturing products and services more intelligently and innovatively.  Fundamentally, OM is the transformation of inputs to outputs given the constraints of the environment and the availability of the tools provided.  This module also enables students to appreciate what it means to make decisions that would impact a manufacturing and services operations.

 

Organisational Behaviour

This module aims to assist students in the understanding of the various behavioural and Human Resource Management issues in an organization and to translate the concepts learnt into real life application.

 

Management Accounting 

This module aims to introduce students to different ways of managing finance within an organisation with the aim of enhancing business performance.

 

Advanced Diploma in Management Studies (Accounting and Finance) Specialism

Accountant in Business 

This module aims to help students understand how businesses operate effectively, efficiently and ethically and the critical role finance professionals play in achieving this. And the module will also help students understand business in the context of its environment, including economic, legal and regulatory influences on such aspects as governance, employment, health and safety, data protection and security. It will prepare the students for the ACCA exam ‘Accountant in Business’ (FAB/F1), one of three exams required to achieve the ACCA Diploma in Accounting and Business.

 

Financial Accounting 

To help students understand the underlying principles and concepts of financial accounting, accounting techniques and the preparation of basic financial statements.

 

 

Profile of lecturers and their respective teaching models

The average lecturer/student ratio is 1 : 100 (lecture)

The average lecturer/student ratio is 1 : 40 (tutorial)

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Structure and Duration

 

Full-Time Programme

  • 8 modules
  • 7 months
 

Commencement Date


Class Commencement for 2018 and Completion Date

Course Commencement Date Completion Date  
: Full-Time Feb 2018 Aug 2018  
  Jun 2018 Dec 2018  
  Nov 2018 May 2019  


Fees:

: : Application Fees                S$321

Full-Time Programme

  • Tuition Fees                      S$9,630
  • Total                                   S$9,951

 

Note:

  • All fees quoted are inclusive of GST.
  • Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fees, annual membership subscription fees, MDIS experience seminars, medical insurance and fee protection scheme.
  • The above does not include Miscellaneous Fees, which refer to any non-compulsory and non-standard fees which the student will pay only when necessary or applicable.  Such fees are normally collected on an ad-hoc basis by the PEI when the need arises.

 

 

Entry Requirements

Interested applicants must possess ONE of the following entrance requirements:

  • MDIS Diploma in Management Studies OR
  • Relevant Diplomas from other recognised local/overseas polytechnics or other PEIs (with an entry requirement of 12 years of formal education)
  • Applicants must be of age 17 and above

 

 

Additional Criteria

Language Requirements:

Applicants are required to possess one of the following:

  • At least a C6 pass for English (EL1) at GCE ‘O’ Levels or equivalent
  • Achieve a minimum band of 5.5 in IELTS or equivalent
  • Pass the English Entrance Test conducted by MDIS
  • MDIS Professional Certificate in English

 

 

Financial Assistance Scheme

Student loans from the organisations listed below are available to Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents. Please contact the organisations directly to find out how you may benefit from their services.

 

STUDY LOANS
 

Organisation Contact Number Website
TCC Limited Tel : 6319 3700 www.tcc.org.sg
DBS Bank Tel : 1800 111 1111 www.dbs.com.sg
Maybank Tel : 1800 629 2265 www.maybank2u.com.sg

 

 

0% INTEREST CREDIT CARD INSTALMENT PLANS

For All Programmes (Available in 6 or 12 months)

Organisation Contact Number Website
Standard Chartered
Bank
Tel : 1800 747 7000 www.standardchartered.com.sg
Citibank Tel : 1800 225 5225 www.citibank.com.sg
Maybank Tel : 1800 968 2265 www.maybank.com.sg
UOB Tel : 1800 226 6121 www.uob.com.sg
OCBC Tel : 1800 363 3333 www.ocbc.com.sg
DBS Tel : 1800 111 1111 www.dbs.com
POSB Tel : 1800 339 6666 www.posb.com.sg
Bank of China  Tel : 1800 669 5566  www.bankofchina.com/sg

 

For Degree and Master (Available in 24 months)

Organisation Contact Number Website
Citibank Tel : 1800 225 5225 www.citibank.com.sg

 

 

Structure and Duration


Part-Time Programme 

  • 8 modules
  • 12 months

Full-Time Programme

  • 8 modules
  • 7 months
 

Commencement Date


Class Commencement for 2018 and Completion Date

Course Commencement Date Completion Date  
: : Full-Time Feb 2018 Aug 2018  
  Jun 2018 Dec 2018  
  Nov 2018 May 2019  
       
: Part-Time Sep 2018 Aug 2019  

 

Fees:

: : Application Fees               S$21.40

Full-Time Programme

  • Tuition Fees                       S$8,881
  • Non-Tuition Fees              S$359.25
  • Total                                   S$9,240.25

 

Part-Time Programme

  • Tuition Fees                       S$8,560
  • Non-Tuition Fees              S$205.12
  • Total                                    S$8,765.12

 

Note:

  • All fees quoted are inclusive of GST.
  • Non-tuition fees for part-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fees, annual membership subscription fees and fee protection scheme.
  • Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fees, annual membership subscription fees, MDIS experience seminars, medical insurance and fee protection scheme.
  • The above does not include Miscellaneous Fees, which refer to any non-compulsory and non-standard fees which the student will pay only when necessary or applicable.  Such fees are normally collected on an ad-hoc basis by the PEI when the need arises.

 

 

Entry Requirements

Interested applicants must possess ONE of the following entrance requirements:

  • MDIS Diploma in Management Studies OR
  • Relevant Diplomas from other recognised local/overseas polytechnics or other PEIs (with an entry requirement of 12 years of formal education)
  • Applicants must be of age 17 and above

 

 

Additional Criteria

Language Requirements:

Applicants are required to possess one of the following:

  • At least a C6 pass for English (EL1) at GCE ‘O’ Levels or equivalent
  • Achieve a minimum band of 5.5 in IELTS or equivalent
  • Pass the English Entrance Test conducted by MDIS
  • MDIS Professional Certificate in English

 

 

Financial Assistance Scheme

Student loans from the organisations listed below are available to Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents. Please contact the organisations directly to find out how you may benefit from their services.

 

STUDY LOANS
 

Organisation Contact Number Website
TCC Limited Tel : 6319 3700 www.tcc.org.sg
DBS Bank Tel : 1800 111 1111 www.dbs.com.sg
Maybank Tel : 1800 629 2265 www.maybank2u.com.sg

 

 

0% INTEREST CREDIT CARD INSTALMENT PLANS

For All Programmes (Available in 6 or 12 months)

Organisation Contact Number Website
Standard Chartered
Bank
Tel : 1800 747 7000 www.standardchartered.com.sg
Citibank Tel : 1800 225 5225 www.citibank.com.sg
Maybank Tel : 1800 968 2265 www.maybank.com.sg
UOB Tel : 1800 226 6121 www.uob.com.sg
OCBC Tel : 1800 363 3333 www.ocbc.com.sg
DBS Tel : 1800 111 1111 www.dbs.com
POSB Tel : 1800 339 6666 www.posb.com.sg
Bank of China  Tel : 1800 669 5566  www.bankofchina.com/sg

 

For Degree and Master (Available in 24 months)

Organisation Contact Number Website
Citibank Tel : 1800 225 5225 www.citibank.com.sg

 

 

 
 
QUICK INFORMATION
Duration of Course | Full-time: 7 months Part-time: 12 months
Award | ADVANCED DIPLOMA

COMMENCEMENT DATE  

Class Intake for 2018

For Full-Time Programme
Feb, Jun, Nov

For Part-Time Programme
Sep

CONTACT DETAILS  

Local students:

+65 6247 9111 / 6372 1000

International students:

+65 6796 7660

 

 

Local Enquiries
etc@mdis.edu.sg
+65 6247 9111
ib@mdis.edu.sg
+65 6278 8000
International Enquiries