Advanced Diploma in International Business
Course Objective
Course Objective
The Advanced Diploma in International Business is particularly designed to equip students with the current and emerging theories, techniques, concepts, and practices of business management in the global arena. It is offered with the main objective of providing the students with the holistic perspective on issues of business and management at a managerial level. It covers skills development through practical applications and a much deeper analysis and evaluation of the theoretical foundations of business management.
Course Outcome
The Advanced Diploma in International Business is structured to prepare students for professional posts in both public and private sectors to handle ever-changing contexts with real-world complexities and demands.
  • The overall outcomes of Advanced Diploma in International Business are as follows:
  • To provide students with the knowledge and skills that will enable them to progress to other business management related studies;
  • To provide students with the necessary theoretical and practical knowledge of business at the management level;
  • To lay the foundation for future professional development.
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Course Outcome
Duration of Study
12 months (Full-time) 15 hours per week, Total Contact Hours: 720 hours
No. Module Title
1 English for Academic Purpose
2 Business Research Methods
3 Statistics for Business
4 Business Law
5 Economics
6 Marketing and Branding in a Digital Economy
7 Talent and Resource Management
8 Strategy in Action
9 Strategic Negotiation and Communication
10 Financial Accounting
11 Organisational Behaviour
12 Sustainable Operations Management
Mode of Teaching
Face-to-Face Delivery via
  • Lecture Sessions
  • Tutorial Sessions
  • Class Discussion
  • Group Work & Pair Work
  • Practical Sessions
Teacher to Student Ratio
Medium of Instruction
Intakes Available
Age Requirement
Minimum 18 Years of age
Language Requirements
  • Minimum C6 in English Language for GCE ‘O’ Level or regional equivalent
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 5.5, or
  • Kingston International College’s English Placement Test, or
  • Other English Language Proficiency Tests (TOEFL etc) – will be considered on a case-by-case basis
Academic Requirements
Minimum 2 GCE A Level passes or Minimum Diploma or regional equivalent
Mature Candidates:
  • Are 30 years and above at the time of registration; and
  • Have at least 8 years of verifiable working experience; and
  • Provide a detailed resume with contact details of past and present employers
All applicants are subjected to the College’s assessment of eligibility for entry into the programme.
Course Fees Price (SGD$) (With GST, if any)
Tuition Fees 7,800
Course Material Fee 700
College Administration Fee 100
Examination Fee 700
Fee Protection Scheme 400
Medical Insurance 120
Student Pass Application and Insurance Fee 180
GST 9% 900
Total Course Fees Payable 10,900

(Prices above are inclusive of GST) 

Miscellaneous Fees Price (SGD$) (With GST, if any)
Student Pass Renewal Processing Fees 275
College Application Fees (Non-refundable) 350
Medical Check-Up 55
Re-Mark Examination Fee / Certificate Reprint 164
Re-Examination Fee / Late Entry Exam Fee (per module) 109
Re-Module (per credit) 115
Additional Fee Protection Scheme (for Re-module or Extension of Course Duration) 115
Graduation Fee (Local) Up to 540
Late Payment Fee (per month) 109
Request for Hard Copy of e-Transcript / e-Certificate 55
Certificate Courier Fee (Certificate + Transcript) 71
College Uniform 21.80

(Prices above are inclusive of GST)
*The fees will be revised from time to time without prior notice