Diploma in Management StudiesAwarded by: MDIS

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

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.

Why 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.

Hear from our Students / Graduates

"The Principles of Marketing module taught me to compare various business portfolios, and about strategic planning models to analyse an enterprise’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats.”

Dhanabal Rakesh
MDIS Student (2020)

Principles of Business Management (II)

Business Statistics

Business Accounting and Finance

Fundamentals of Information Technology

Principles of Economics

Principles of Marketing

Investment

Business Skills

 

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
7 Months  February 2020  August 2020
 May 2020  November 2020
 July 2020  January 2021
 November 2020  May 2021

 

Part-time
Duration  Commencement  Completion
12 Months  April 2020  March 2021

 

Fees & Structure

 Structure  Tuition Fees  Non-tuition Fees
 Full-time  S$7,757.50  S$200.00 - S$450.00
 Part-time  S$7,490.00

Application fees: S$107.00

Note:

# All application fees are non-refundable.
# 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, medical insurance and fee protection scheme. 
# Non-tuition fees for part-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop and fee protection scheme.
# International: Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience 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 16 and above and possess ONE of the following entrance requirements:

2 GCE 'A' Levels

OR

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

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)

 

English 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

OR

Online English Placement Test conducted by MDIS

OR

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

OR

Achieve a minimum score of 85 and above in Duolingo English Test

 

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
 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

 

Duration & Intakes

Full-time
Duration  Commencement  Completion
7 Months  February 2020  August 2020
 May 2020  November 2020
 July 2020  January 2021
 November 2020  May 2021

 

Fees & Structure

Structure  Tuition Fees  Non-tuition Fees
Full-time (7 Months)  S$8,025.00  S$2,000.00 - S$2,200.00

Application fees: S$481.50

Note:

# All application fees are non-refundable.
# 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, medical insurance and fee protection scheme. 
# Non-tuition fees for part-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop and fee protection scheme.
# International: Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience 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 16 and above and possess ONE of the following entrance requirements:

2 GCE 'A' Levels

OR

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

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)

 

English 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

OR

Online English Placement Test conducted by MDIS

OR

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

OR

Achieve a minimum score of 85 and above in Duolingo English Test

 

Application Procedure

International student is required to apply for a student pass if he/she wishes to study full-time in Singapore.

Applicant is required to submit the following documents to MDIS:

MDIS Application Form

  • 4 recent passport-size photographs of the applicant. (against white background)
  • 1 copy of Immigration and Checkpoint Authority (ICA) e-Form 16
  • Copy of applicant's passport pages showing his/ her particulars and travel and travel document's date of validity. (At least 1 year)
  • Copy of applicant's Birth Certificate / Affidavit
  • Copy of applicant's Certified / Notarised copy of Education Results/Certificates and Transcripts ( with detailed results)
  • Copy of the student pass (For applicants transferred from other schools in Singapore) or Notification for Cancellation of Student Pass, Visit pass and Embarkation Form.
  • Must show proof of English Medium Study / First Placement Test Attempted / IELTS / TOEFL
  • Copy of financial ability. (e.g. bank statement, fixed deposit / saving account ) • Visa Required Country only (E.g. minimum amount of RMB150,000 for PRC only)
  • Proof of parent's occupation (PRC only)
  • University Matriculation Form (if applicable)
  • Letter by applicant indicating interest to study with MDIS (study plan/ statement of purpose) for Master programmes

*Notarized English translations are needed if documents are in other languages.

For more enquiries, please contact us at 6278 8000 or email us at ib@mdis.edu.sg.

MDIS permits students to pay their course fee in instalments. An administrative charge of S$107.00 (inclusive of GST) will be levied on each late instalment payment of the course fee. Fees are payable upon confirmation and acceptance of the place in the programme before the programme commencement.

You may pay your fee by cash, NETS, VISA, MasterCard, AMEX or by cheque or through our financial assistance scheme.If payment is by cheque, please indicate the details of the programme applied for on the back of the cheque, stating clearly you personal particulars and company name. Unless otherwise stated, all fees are inclusive of GST.

Please note that under the Private Education Act, all students will enter into a Fee Protection Scheme contract with MDIS.

 

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: 7 Months
Part-time: 12 Months 

Award 
DIPLOMA 

Commencement Dates

For Full-Time Programme
Feb 2019
Apr 2019
Jul  2019

For Part-Time Programme
Apr 2019

Contact Details

Local students:
+65 6247 9111

International students:
Main Hotline: +65 6796 7660