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

About the Course
Course Curriculum
International Application
Local Application

Programme Objectives

The Diploma in Management Studies has been specially designed to:

  • Provide a progression pathway for students with business related foundation diplomas
  • Impart the essential knowledge and pre-requisites needed for students to pursue a formal undergraduate education in Business

 

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 Diploma in Management Studies.

In addition, this programme has incorporated the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI) module - International Introduction to Securities and Investment. CISI is the premier leading global body for Securities and Investment, Financial Planning, Compliance and Risk. CISI collaborates with over 40 financial regulators around the world who recognise CISI's certificates. Upon completion of the Diploma in Management Studies programme, graduates may opt to take up the CISI exam should they wish to obtain the CISI certificate.

Career Opportunities

The 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.

 

Principles of Business Management (II)

Business Statistics

Business Accounting and Finance

Fundamentals of Information Technology

Principles of Economics

Principles of Marketing

Investment

Business Skills

 

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)

Click here to download profiles of lecturers.

Structure and Duration

 

Full-Time Programme

  • 8 modules
  • 7 months
 

Commencement Date (2019)

Course Commencement Date
Full-Time February
  May
  July
  October
   


Fees:

: : Application Fees                S$321

Full-Time Programme

  • Tuition Fees                     S$8,025
  • Non-Tuition Fees             S$2,000 - S$2,200

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, City of Glasgow College (CGC) Workshop, 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:

  • 2 GCE 'A' Levels OR
  • MDIS International Foundation Diploma in Management Studies OR
  • International applicants must have completed 12 years of formal education OR
  • Relevant Foundation Diplomas from other recognised local/overseas polytechnics or other PEIs (with an entry requirement of 10 years of formal education) OR
  • Mature candidates (≥30 years old with 8 years relevant work experience) OR
  • International Foundation Diploma in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Art

 

Additional Criteria

Language Requirements:

Applicants are required to possess one of the following:

  • C6 pass for English at GCE ‘O’ Levels or equivalent OR
  • 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

 

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 

  • 12 months

Full-Time Programme

  • 7 months

Commencement Date (2019)

Course Commencement Date
Full-Time February
  April
  July
   
Part-Time April
   

 

Fees:

: : Application Fees                   S$21.40

Full-Time Programme

  • Tuition Fees                          S$7,757.50
  • Non-Tuition Fees                     S$488.55
  • Total                                       S$8,246.05

Part-Time Programme

  • Tuition Fees                       S$7,490.00
  • Non-Tuition Fees                  S$227.17
  • Total                                   S$7,717.17

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, City of Glasgow College (CGC) Workshop, 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:

  • 2 GCE 'A' Levels OR
  • MDIS International Foundation Diploma in Management Studies OR
  • International applicants must have completed 12 years of formal education OR
  • Relevant Foundation Diplomas from other recognised local/overseas polytechnics or other PEIs (with an entry requirement of 10 years of formal education) OR
  • Mature candidates (≥30 years old with 8 years relevant work experience) OR
  • International Foundation Diploma in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Art

Additional Criteria

Language Requirements:

Applicants are required to possess one of the following:

  • C6 pass for 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

 

 

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 | DIPLOMA

COMMENCEMENT DATE  

Class Intake for 2019

For Full-Time Programme
Feb, Apr, Jul 

For Part-Time Programme
Apr

CONTACT DETAILS  

Local students:

+65 6247 9111 / 6372 1000

International students:

International Students Enquiries :
• Main Hotline: +65 6278 7660
• China : +65 9066 8857
• Taiwan : +65 9181 1527
• India : +65 8317 2392 / +65 8713 7364
• Vietnam / Thailand : +65 9137 4990
• Myanmar : +65  8727 4147
• Laos / Cambodia : +65 8779 6040
• Malaysia / Indonesia : +65 9058 5398
• Russia / Others : +65 9728 0695

 

 

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