The Diploma in Business Studies programme offers post-secondary education students an industry qualification to have fundamental and practical knowledge of business matters. This undergraduate programme has an equivalent of 40 credits in the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) with a minimum recommended Course Duration of 1,000 study hours.
In order to receive the diploma, students must pass the 70% grade requirement for each course and must submit a minimum 2,000 word essay on a business topic of their choice as the final requirement for graduation.
Financial Accounting (5 credits)
Introduction to Economics (5 credits)
Introduction to Business (5 credits)
Principles of Banking and Finance (5 credits)
Principles of Marketing (5 credits)
Managerial Accounting (5 credits)
Microeconomics (5 credits)
Business Statistics (5 credits)
Additional Course Requirements
Students enrolled in this programme after 1 July 2020 are required to take a minimum of 50 hours worth of business subjects from the Open University (UK). Courses are free to enroll and a Statement of Participation is awarded after each completed course. You may browse these courses below:
Alternatively, you may take the free courses being offered at OpenLearning.com. They have partnered with different institutions including the University of Technology Sydney, Charles Sturt University, University of New South Wales Sydney, University of Science - Malaysia, University of Newcastle, and Sunway University among others. A minimum of 50 hours is also needed. Some courses do not offer a certificate so you can submit a screen shot as proof of completion. You may browse their courses below: