Foundation Year CertificateAwarded by: MDIS

Programme Objectives 

  • Provide a flexible structured programme of study to improve English language skills and communications skills of the participants
  • Provide a sound knowledge base in basic business studies and introduce fundamental business concepts
  • Encourage the development of a creative attitude, an open mind and business-relevant awareness
  • Motivate participants to understand how organisations are managed effectively and how to launch and sustain their managerial career

English Plus

English Advanced


Communication Skills

Introduction to Business Management

Fundamentals of Information Technology OR Marketing Theory and Fashion Business


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Fees & Structure                                                                                                  

Structure  Tuition Fees  Non-tuition Fees
Full-time (7 Months)  S$5,125.30  S$662.00

Application fees: S$481.50

# Conversion rates displayed above are based on indication only and subject to change from time to time.
# International: Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, medical insurance and medical examination.
# Non-tuition fees for international students may vary.
# Non-tuition fees are non-refundable, refer to MDIS refund policy for more details.
# Other terms and conditions apply.


Entry Requirements

Applicants must possess ONE of the following entrance requirements:

Obtained at least Grade C6 in any of the 5 GCE "O" Level subjects or equivalent 


International applicants must have completed 10 years of formal education


English Language Requirements

Applicants are required to possess one of the following:

A minimum band of 5.5 in IELTS 


Obtained at least paper based 525 for TOEFL


MDIS Certificate in English (Upper-Intermediate)


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

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 your 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. 

Quick Information

Duration of Course
Full-time: 7 Months


Commencement Dates

For Full-Time Programme

Contact Details

Local students:

+65 6247 9111

International students:
Main Hotline:

+65 6278 8000

+65 6796 7005

+65 6796 7009