Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Business and Management (Top-Up)Awarded by: University of Sunderland, UK

Programme Objectives

  • To enable students to demonstrate relevant knowledge and understanding of organisations, the external environment in which they operate and how they are managed.
  • To develop and maintain an awareness and understanding of business in a regional, national and international context.
  • To develop students with a range of subject specific and transferable skills which will prepare them for a career within a wide range of commercial and not-for-profit organisations and business start-up.
  • To develop independent life-long learners.
  • To deliver a programme that is attractive to employers at regional, national and international levels.

Assessment Methods

Students are assessed based on practical assessments, coursework and written examinations.

Why University of Sunderland, UK

We could give you dozens of reasons, but these are at the top of Sunderland students' list.

  • The University of Sunderland is a truly life-changing university, providing higher education since 1901
  • Best in the North East for satisfaction with teaching including Management and Marketing (The Guardian University Guide 2017)
  • Ranked 27th in The Guardian University Guide 2018: League Table for Accounting & Finance
  • Ranked 52th in The Guardian University Guide 2018: League Table for Business, Management & Marketing
  • Ranked 71th Overall in The Guardian University League Tables 2018: the highest climber in 2017, rising 30 places in the table
  • Top University in the North East of UK (Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2015)
  • Member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)

Course Highlights:

  • Combination of examinations and assignments

The University of Sunderland is an innovative, forward-thinking university with high standards of teaching, research and support that sits at the heart of one of the UK's most up-and-coming cities. We have strong industry links and work closely with some of the world's leading companies. Testament to our growing reputation, the University was nominated for University of the Year in 2013 (Times Higher Education Awards)

Our Faculty of Business and Law is recognised worldwide; with students from over 70 countries and a presence on three continents, we are playing a major role in preparing tomorrow’s leaders for long and succesful careers.

Our programmes are highly regarded in terms of student experience, teaching standards and relevance to the real world. This has been recognised in the National Student Survey 2012, where Tourism at Sunderland was voted best in the UK for Overall Satisfaction.

We believe that employability is at the heart of the university experience, and this is underpinned by the drive to develop six key attributes in our graduates: capable, enquiring, creative, enterprising, ethical and global in outlook.
Whatever your future ambitions, make a life-changing decision by choosing to study at the University of Sunderland.

Graduate Outcomes

A degree in Business and Management is highly relevant to the needs of organisations of all sizes. This programme gives you the opportunity to develop skills which you can use in the future.

Graduation

Students who successfully complete the programme will be awarded the Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Business and Management from the University of Sunderland, UK. The degree will be the same as that awarded to the full-time students at the University main campus in the UK.

Progression

Upon successful completion of this programme, students will progress to the MBA Programme from the University of Sunderland, UK.

Year 2

Managing Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Creativity (20 Credits)

Management Accounting for Business (20 Credits)

Personal and Professional Development (20 Credits)

Management Thought and Practice (20 Credits )

Quality Management for Organisational Excellence (20 Credits)

Business Ethics, Responsibility and Sustainability (20 Credits)

 

Year 3

Strategic Management (20 Credits)

Developing the Reflexive Practitioner (20 Credits)

Global Entrepreneurship and Innovation (20 Credits)

Strategic Corporate Finance (20 Credits)

Managing and Leading Change (20 Credits)

Marketing in a Digital World (20 Credits)

 

Profile of lecturers and their respective teaching models:

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

The average lecturer/student ratio is 1 : 30 (tutorial)

Click here to download profiles of lecturers.

Duration & Intakes

Full-time
Duration  Commencement  Completion
18 Months  February 2019  July 2020
 July 2019  December 2020
 December 2019  May 2021

 

Part-time
Duration  Commencement  Completion
24 Months  January 2019  December 2020
 May 2019  April 2021
 September 2019  August 2021

 

Fees & Structure

 Structure  Tuition Fees  Non-tuition Fees  Total Fees
 Full-time  SGD20,330.00  SGD939.63  SGD21,269.63
 Part-time (Year 2)  SGD19,260.00  SGD629.45  SGD19,889.45
 Part-time (Year 3)  SGD12,840.00  SGD509.20  SGD13,349.20

Application fees: SGD32.10

Note:

# All fees quoted are inclusive of GST.
# Local: Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop, medical insurance and fee protection scheme. 
Non-tuition fees for part-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop and fee protection scheme.
# International: Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop, medical insurance, medical examination and administrative fee.
# 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 17 and above and possess one of the following entrance requirements:

Year 2 Entry:

MDIS Diploma in Management Studies

OR

Higher National Certificate in a business-related discipline

OR

Non-business related Diploma from local/overseas polytechnic with entry requirement of 10 yrs of formal education

OR

Business related PEIs diploma (with entry requirement of 12 years of formal education)

Note: All applications are subject to University approval.

Year 3 Entry:

Higher National Diploma in business-related discipline

OR

MDIS Advanced Diploma in Management Studies

OR

Business related Diploma from local polytechnics

OR

PEI's business-related diploma and advanced diploma(equivalent to 1st & 2nd year external degree programme) with entry requirement of 12 years formal education 

Note: All applications are subject to University approval.

 

English Language Requirements

Possess a minimum C6 grade in English at GCE 'O' Level

OR

IELTS score of 6.0 (with no element below 5.5)

OR

Completed MDIS Professional Certificate in English (PCIE)

OR

Pearson Test of English Academic with a minimum score for each individual element of 51 and 56 overall

OR

Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) with Grade C or above

OR

Pass the MDIS English Placement Test

OR

Equivalent

 

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  +65 - 6319 3700   http://www.tcc.org.sg
 DBS Bank  1800 111 1111  http://www.dbs.com.sg
 Maybank  1800 629 2265  http://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  1800 747 7000  http://www.standardchartered.com.sg
 Citibank  1800 225 5225  http://www.citibank.com.sg
 Maybank  1800 968 2265  http://www.maybank.com.sg
 UOB  1800 226 6121  http://www.uob.com.sg
 OCBC  1800 363 3333  http://www.ocbc.com.sg
 DBS  1800 111 1111  http://www.dbs.com
 POSB  1800 339 6666  http://www.posb.com.sg
 Bank of China  1800 669 5566  http://www.bankofchina.com/sg

For Degree and Master (Available in 24 months)

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

Duration & Intakes

Full-time
 Duration  Commencement  Completion
 18 months  February 2019  July 2020
 July 2019  December 2020
 December 2019  May 2021

 

Fees & Structure

Full-time
 Duration Tuition Fees Non-tuition Fees Total Fees
 18 Months  SGD21,400.00  SGD3,000.00 - 3,200.00  SGD24,400.00 - 24,600.00

Application fee: SGD321.00

Note:

# All fees quoted are inclusive of GST.
# Local: Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees (consumed year), MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop, medical insurance and fee protection scheme. 
Non-tuition fees for part-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees (consumed year), MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop and fee protection scheme.
# International: Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees (consumed year), MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop, medical insurance, medical examination and administrative fee.
# 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 17 and above and possess one of the following entrance requirements:

Year 2 Entry:

MDIS Diploma in Management Studies

OR

Higher National Certificate in a business-related discipline

OR

Non-business related Diploma from local/overseas polytechnic with entry requirement of 10 yrs of formal education

OR

Business related PEIs diploma (with entry requirement of 12 years of formal education)

Note: All applications are subject to University approval.

Year 3 Entry:

Higher National Diploma in business-related discipline

OR

MDIS Advanced Diploma in Management Studies

OR

Business related Diploma from local polytechnics

OR

PEI's business-related diploma and advanced diploma(equivalent to 1st & 2nd year external degree programme) with entry requirement of 12 years formal education 

Note: All applications are subject to University approval.

 

English Language Requirements

Possess a minimum C6 grade in English at GCE 'O' Level

OR

IELTS score of 6.0 (with no element below 5.5)

OR

Completed MDIS Professional Certificate in English (PCIE)

OR

Pearson Test of English Academic with a minimum score for each individual element of 51 and 56 overall

OR

Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) with Grade C or above

OR

Pass the MDIS English Placement Test

OR

Equivalent

 

Student Pass Application

International students are required to apply for a student pass if he/she wishes to study full-time in Singapore. Please click here for detail information.

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Quick Information

Duration of Course
Full-time: 18 months
Part-time: 24 months

Award
DEGREE 

Commencement Dates

Full-time Programme
Feb 2019
Jul 2019
Oct 2019

Part-time Programme
Jan 2019
Jun 2019
Oct 2019

Contact Details

Local students:
+65 6247 9111

International students:
Main Hotline: +65 6796 7660

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