Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Business Studies and FinanceAwarded by: Bangor University

Programme Objectives 

Financial markets are becoming increasingly complex and sophisticated, with managers, traders and analysts continually evolving new methods of packaging and selling assets and securities offering new combinations of risk and return.

Business Studies and Finance focuses on combining a specialised stream of modules in finance with a more general business studies programme which covers a broad range of business and management disciplines.

 

Assessment Methods

Students are required to complete a coursework or assignment or class test as stipulated in the respective module descriptor for each module. 

Accreditation

This programme is accredited by;
ICAEW (Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales)

Exemptions

Students who have completed the BSc (Hons) in Business Studies and Finance will get ICAEW exemptions.

Why Bangor University

Founded in 1884, dedicated to academic excellence for more than 130 years, Bangor University is one of the oldest and most prestigious degree awarding institutions in the UK.

  • Awarded GOLD rating for Teaching Excellence - TEF 2017
  • Top 20 UK University for Teaching Quality - The Times and Sunday Times League Table 2019
  • Ranked 147th in the world for International Outlook - THE World University Ranking 2019
  • Top 50 UK University - QS World University Ranking 2019
  • 93% of Bangor graduates progressed to employment or further study within 6 months of graduation - DLHE Survey 2016/17

Bangor Business School at Bangor University is a leading teaching and research focused business school offering a full range of disciplines from undergraduate to doctoral level. We have been described as 'The School that means Business' and as a 'Centre of Specialised Excellence'.

Students worldwide are attracted to Bangor Business School by our reputation for high quality and expertise, particularly in the area of Banking and Financial Services, in which Bangor is a leading European centre and home to one of the largest PhD schools of any business school in the UK. Staff research papers and articles are published regularly in leading journals and their books published to a worldwide audience. In recent years, staff have conducted high level consultancy work including major policy studies for many leading organisations like the European Commission, The World Bank and the UK Treasury.

All this has contributed to the School being ranked as one of the top 50 in the world for research in the field of banking (RePEc 2019).

The RePEc survey considers research and publications by banks, economists and other monetary organisations, as well as universities such as Bangor. In this latest ranking table, the biliographical data, citations and popularity data of 1,410 institutions were analysed.

Testimonials

Fan Yi
BSc (Hons) Business Studies and Finance, Bangor University, UK

Extracted from The Straits Times, 24 Feb 2018

“The professors at MDIS share their working experience and wisdom in their respective disciplines with the students.

“I met people from all over the world, something I had been looking for in my university education. I want to experience new things and broaden my mindset before I enter the workforce.”

Read full article here

February > 24 February > Getting Ahead>

 

Tejas Kapoor
BSc (Hons) Business Studies and Finance, Bangor University, UK
International Student from Delhi, India

Extracted from Tabla!, August 2017

" I knew I wanted to pursue my studies in Singapore, for it's known to have a well-established and diversified business and financial sector. After the lengthy meet (at the Education fair in Mumbai), MDIS became my first choice institute." 

"I like the business diploma by MDIS and felt that business was the right course for me to pursue because it's a wide field and I can venture into anything in future."

Read full article here 

August > 18 Aug 2017 > His first choice institute>

 

Jeanette Wee Li Hui
BSc (Hons) Business Studies and Finance, Bangor University, UK

Extracted from Bright Minds publication, Nov 2015

“ The programme is very comprehensive as it offers modules covering both general business studies and more specific courses pertaining to finance.  The different modules help me understand how a business functions, how various business areas are linked, and how finance is a crucial component in any business.  In addition, I am better able to apply what I've learnt to the real world, which is invaluable in my current job and enabling me to make more meaningful contributions."

" I've also picked up important soft skills, like how to portray a more professional image, communicate better, and be more confident in presentations.  I have no doubt that these will accelerate my career development in the long run."

Course Duration

The duration of the full-time programme is 24 months while the part-time programme is 36 months.

The programme comprises of 31 modules.

Graduation

Students who successfully complete the programme will be awarded the Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Business Studies and Finance from Bangor University, UK.

Progression

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

Year 1

Introduction to Business and Management

Business Study Skills

Quantitative Methods

Management and Financial Accounting

CORE Economics

Introduction to Marketing

Financial Markets and Institutions

Business Information Systems

Investment

 

Year 2

Principles of Marketing

Principles of Organisation and Management

Probability and Optimisation

Financial Accounting 1

Finance

Statistical Methods

Economics for Managers

Macroeconomics

Personal Finance

Corporate Governance and Regulation

 

Year 3

Human Resource Management

Marketing Strategy and Management

Entrepreneurship, Capital and the Firm

Financial Statement Analysis

Advanced Corporate Finance

Business Planning

Econometrics

Strategic Management

Advanced Investment Theory and Practice

Behavioural 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)

Click here to download profiles of lecturers.

Duration & Intakes

Full-time
 Duration  Commencement  Completion
 Year 1 (24 Months)  March 2019  February 2021
 April 2019  March 2021
 July 2019  June 2021
 November 2019  October 2021

 

Fees & Structure

Full-time

 Duration & Structure

 Tuition Fees

 Non-tuition Fees

 Total Fees

Year 1 (24 Months)

 SGD34,775.00  SGD1,004.63  SGD35,779.63

Year 2 (16 Months)

 SGD25,680.00  SGD963.71.25  SGD26,643.71

Application fee: 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 & above and posses ONE of the following entry requirements:

For Year 1 entry

GCE 'A' Level with 2 'A' and 2 'AO' passes 

OR

Non-business related diplomas from local polytechnics

OR

Other PEI's qualifications with entry requirement of 10 years of formal foreign education

OR

International Foundation Diploma in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Art

For Year 2 entry

MDIS Diploma in Management Studies

OR

Business-related diplomas from local polytechnics

OR

Other PEI's business qualification (equ to 1st year of External Degree Programme) with an entry requirement of 12 years of formal foreign education

OR

Higher National Diploma or at least one year of study at a degree level in other field

 

English Language Requirements

IELTS 6.0 (with no element below 5.5)

OR

TOEFL internet based test (IBT) 75 (Listening 17, Reading 18, Speaking 20, Writing 18)

OR

Pearson PTE 56 (no element lower than 51)

OR

Cambridge English Test Advanced - 169 (no element below 162)

OR

MDIS Professional Certificate in English (PCIE)

OR

Pass MDIS English Placement Test

OR 

Letter from College/University clearly stating the Medium of Instruction of the highest qualification to be English

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
 Year 1 (24 Months)  March 2019  March 2021
 April 2019  April 2021
 July 2019  July 2021
 November 2019  November 2021
 Year 2 (16 Months)  TBA  TBA

 

Fees & Structure

Full-time
 Duration & Structure Tuition Fees Non-tuition Fees Total Fees
 Year 1 (24 Months)  SGD35,310.00  SGD3,000.00 - 3,200.00  SGD38,310.00 - 38,510.00
 Year 2 (16 Months)  SGD25,894.00  SGD3,000.00 - 3,200.00  SGD28,894.00 - 29,094.00

Application Fee: SGD481.50

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 age 17 and above and possess ONE of the following requirements:

Year 1 Entry:

GCE 'A' Level with 2 "A" and 2 "AO" passes  

OR

Non-business related diplomas from local polytechnics

OR

Other PEI's qualifications with entry requirement of 10 years of formal foreign education

OR

International Foundation Diploma in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Art

Year 2 Entry:

MDIS Diploma in Management Studies

OR

Business-related diplomas from local polytechnics

OR

Other PEI's business qualification (equ to 1st year of External Degree Programme) with an entry requirement of 12 years of formal foreign education

OR

Higher National Diploma or at least one year of study at a degree level in other field

 

English Language Requirements

IELTS 6.0 (with no element below 5.5)

OR

TOEFL internet based test (IBT) 75 (Listening 17, Reading 18, Speaking 20, Writing 18)

OR

Pearson PTE 56 (no element lower than 51)

OR

Cambridge English Test Advanced - 169 (no element below 162)

OR

MDIS Professional Certificate in English (PCIE)

OR

Pass MDIS English Placement Test

OR 

Letter from College/University clearly stating the Medium of Instruction of the highest qualification to be English

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: 24 Months 

Award
DEGREE 

Commencement Dates

Full-Time Programme
Mar 2019
Apr 2019
Jul 2019
Nov 2019

Contact Details

Local students:
+65 6247 9111

International students:
Main Hotline: +65 6796 7660

  • China: +65 8305 5107
  • Taiwan: +65 9181 1527
  • India: +65 8137 2392 / +65 8713 7364
  • Vietnam / Thailand: +65 9137 4990
  • Korea: +65 9372 5853
  • Myanmar: +65 8727 4147
  • Laos / Cambodia: +65 8779 6040
  • Malaysia / Indonesia : +65 9058 5398
  • Russia / Others: +65 9739 4924