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International Foundation Diploma in Management Studies (Awarded by Management Development Institute of Singapore)

 

About the Course

Programme Objectives

The International Foundation Diploma in Management Studies has been specially designed to:

Give students the necessary basic knowledge of business related topics to pursue a higher education qualification in this field.

Introduce a diverse range of topics to expose the students to the possible specialisms within the Business field.

Assessment Methods

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

Award

Students who have successfully completed all coursework and examinations will be awarded the International Foundation Diploma in Management Studies.

Progression

Upon successful completion of this programme, students will progress to the Diploma in Management Studies.

Career Opportunities

The International Foundation Diploma in Management Studies 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.

Course Curriculum

Business English and Communication Skills

Introduction to Business and Business Ethics

Business Mathematics

Principles of Business Management (I)

Fundamentals of Marketing

Principles of Accounting and Finance

 

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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Local Application

Structure and Duration

Part-Time Programme
6 modules
8 months

Full-Time Programme
6 modules
6 months

Commencement Date (2019)

Course Commencement Date

Full-Time

We are currently not accepting students for this programme.

Part-Time

We are currently not accepting students for this programme.

Fees:

: : Application Fees                  S$21.40

Full-Time Programme

Tuition Fees                       S$4,066.00
Non-Tuition Fees                  S$471.93
Total                                    S$4,537.93

Part-Time Programme

Tuition Fees                       S$3,424.00
Non-Tuition Fees                  S$316.36
Total                                   S$3,740.36

Note:

All fees quoted are inclusive of GST.
Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fees, annual membership fees, MDIS experience seminars, medical insurance, condition tutorial fee (if applicable) and Fees Protection Scheme (FPS) Insurance Premium.
Non-tuition fees for part-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fees, annual membership subscription fees and fee protection scheme.
Non-tuition fees for international students may vary.
Non-tuition fees are non-refundable, refer to MDIS refund policy for more details.

Entry Requirements

Applicants must be of age 16 and above and possess ONE of the following entrance requirements:

At least 1 GCE 'O' Level Pass OR
Higher Nitec / Nitec Qualifications OR
International applicants must have completed 10 years of foreign formal education OR
Mature candidates (≥30 years old with 8 years relevant work experience) OR
At least 1 IGCSE Level Pass

Additional Criteria

Language Requirements:

Applicants are required to possess one of the following:

C6 pass in English at GCE ‘O’ Levels or equivalent OR
Achieve a minimum band of 5.5 in IELTS or equivalent OR
Pass the English Entrance Test conducted by MDIS OR
MDIS Professional Certificate in English OR
1 IGCSE Level Pass (either English 1st or 2nd language)

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

International Application

Structure and Duration

Full-Time Programme
6 modules
6 months

Commencement Date (2019)

Course Commencement Date
Full-Time

We are currently not accepting students for this programme.

Fees:

: : Application Fees               S$321

Full-Time Programme

Tuition Fees                     S$4,280
Non-Tuition Fees             S$2,200 - S$2,300

Note:

All fees quoted are inclusive of GST.
Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fees, annual membership fees, MDIS experience seminars, medical insurance, condition tutorial fee (if applicable) and Fees Protection Scheme (FPS) Insurance Premium.
Non-tuition fees for international students may vary.
Non-tuition fees are non-refundable, refer to MDIS refund policy for more details.

Entry Requirements

Applicants must be of age 16 and above and possess ONE of the following entrance requirements:

At least 1 GCE 'O' Level Pass OR
Higher Nitec / Nitec Qualifications OR
International applicants must have completed 10 years of foreign formal education OR
Mature candidates (≥30 years old with 8 years relevant work experience) OR
At least 1 IGCSE Level Pass

Additional Criteria

Language Requirements:

Applicants are required to possess one of the following:

C6 pass in English at GCE ‘O’ Levels or equivalent OR
Achieve a minimum band of 5.5 in IELTS or equivalent OR
Pass the English Entrance Test (EET) conducted by MDIS OR
MDIS Professional Certificate in English OR
1 IGCSE Level Pass (either English 1st or 2nd language)

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

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