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Bachelor of Business Studies (Honours) (Management)

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  • Overview

  • Overview

  • About the Programme

    An education grant of S$1,090 is available to local applicants for the 2024 intakes of this programme. Please contact our Programme Consultant for more information.

    This Bachelor of Business Studies programme is aimed at those wishing to develop a career in Business at management level. It provides students with the key management skills and knowledge. The Degree also provides strong grounding in the key business disciplines, including strategy, marketing and digital business This enables students to understand the management function within the broader business and industry context.

     

    Graduation & Degree Awarded

    Students who successfully complete and pass the modules stipulated in the programme structure will be awarded the Bachelor of Business Studies (Honours) (Management) from University College Dublin, Ireland.

    The Degree will be the same as that awarded to the on-campus graduates in Ireland.

    Key facts
    Duration
    18 months
    Intakes
    May & November
    Career Opportunities
    Administration Manager
    Business Adviser
    Business Development Executive
    General Manager
    Purchasing Manager
    Retail Manager
    Sales Manager/Executive
    Management Executive
    Assessment
    A combination of assignments and examinations
  • About the Programme

    This Bachelor of Business Studies programme is aimed at those wishing to develop a career in Business at management level. It provides students with the key management skills and knowledge. The Degree also provides strong grounding in the key business disciplines, including strategy, marketing and digital business This enables students to understand the management function within the broader business and industry context.

     

    Graduation & Degree Awarded

    Students who successfully complete and pass the modules stipulated in the programme structure will be awarded the Bachelor of Business Studies (Honours) (Management) from University College Dublin, Ireland.

    The Degree will be the same as that awarded to the on-campus graduates in Ireland.

    Key facts
    Duration
    18 months
    Intakes
    April & October
    Career Opportunities
    Administration Manager
    Business Adviser
    Business Development Executive
    General Manager
    Purchasing Manager
    Retail Manager
    Sales Manager/Executive
    Management Executive
    Assessment
    A combination of assignments and examinations

Ranking & Accreditation

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Top 3 Universities in Ireland
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Top 25 in European Business School Rankings
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Top 100 in the World for Graduate Employability
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Top 200 in QS World University Rankings
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Top University in Ireland for Graduate Employability
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Accredited by the Chinese Service Center for Scholarly Exchange (CSCSE)

CSCSE is affiliated with the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China*

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Large Business Alumni

Large Business Alumni with over 105,000 graduates across 156 countries and regions.

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Member of the Leading Business School Alliances

The Global Alliance in Management Education (CEMS) and the Global Network for Advanced Management (GNAM)

  • Intakes

    There are 2 intakes per year.

    Commencement
    • May
    • November

      Please contact our programme consultant to obtain a copy of the class schedule.

    Minimum Class Size
    • 20 students

      Class may commence with fewer students than indicated above, subject to resource availability. In the event of cancellation, you will be notified at least 1 week before the programme commencement date, stated in your student contract with Kaplan, and our consultants will contact you to advise on a backup plan.

  • Intakes

    There are 2 intakes per year.

    Commencement
    • April
    • October

      Please contact our programme consultant to obtain a copy of the class schedule.

    Minimum Class Size
    • 20 students

      Class may commence with fewer students than indicated above, subject to resource availability. In the event of cancellation, you will be notified at least 1 week before the programme commencement date, stated in your student contract with Kaplan, and our consultants will contact you to advise on a backup plan.

Curriculum

Modules

Core Modules
  • Corporate and Competitive Strategy
  • Principles of Finance
  • Digital Business
  • Economics and Market Innovations
  • The Future of Organisations and Work
  • Managing People at Work
  • Marketing in a Digital Era
  • Operations Management
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Global Business
  • Leadership and Change Management
  • Managing the Negotiation Process

Click here for module descriptions.

Elective Modules
  • Professional Business Competencies*

*The elective module is optional for the completion of the Degree. The start of the class on the elective module is subject to a minimal student number under the discretion of Kaplan in Singapore and University

  • Admission Criteria
    Academic Requirements

    This Degree programme accepts the following qualifications, which includes:

    • Polytechnic Diploma
    • Kaplan Diploma
    • Equivalent qualifications awarded by other Singapore-registered Private Education Institutions
    • Other private and/or foreign equivalent qualifications will be assessed on a case-by-case basis
    English Language Requirements
    • Applicants should possess a Diploma from a local Polytechnic or a Private Education Institution where English is the sole medium of instruction; OR
    • IELTS of 6.5 or equivalent; OR
    • TOEFL of 600 (or 250 in the Computer-based Exam) or equivalent
    • Applicants are required to meet the University’s English language requirement. Click here for more information.

    Applicants admitted to the programme may be required to undertake bridging modules to fulfil the required prerequisite knowledge.

    In all cases, the final decision on admission to the programme rests with the University.

    Working Experience
    • If the academic requirements are not met, applicants with a minimum of 3 years of working experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis. An interview will be conducted by University Admissions to determine the suitability into the programme based on the comparability between the entry requirements and the knowledge and capabilities demonstrated through the work experience.
  • Admission Criteria
    Academic Requirements

    This Degree programme accepts the following qualifications, which includes:

    • Polytechnic Diploma
    • Kaplan Diploma
    • Equivalent qualifications awarded by other Singapore-registered Private Education Institutions
    • Other private and/or foreign equivalent qualifications will be assessed on a case-by-case basis
    English Language Requirements
    • Applicants should possess a Diploma from a local Polytechnic or a Private Education Institution where English is the sole medium of instruction; OR
    • IELTS of 6.5 or equivalent; OR
    • TOEFL of 600 (or 250 in the Computer-based Exam) or equivalent
    • Applicants are required to meet the University’s English language requirement. Click here for more information.

    Applicants admitted to the programme may be required to undertake bridging modules to fulfil the required prerequisite knowledge.

    In all cases, the final decision on admission to the programme rests with the University.

    Working Experience
    • If the academic requirements are not met, applicants with a minimum of 3 years of working experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis. An interview will be conducted by University Admissions to determine the suitability into the programme based on the comparability between the entry requirements and the knowledge and capabilities demonstrated through the work experience.
  • Fees

    • Local Applicants
      Apply Now

      Part-time (Local Applicants) – Click here to apply online.

      Tuition Fee

      The total tuition fee covers university registration, lectures/tutorials/workshops and main assessments such as assignments/tests/examinations/projects (where applicable), programme materials in digital format, Degree (if earned) and transcript.

      S$24,546.80 
      payable in 6 instalments
      (Nett Programme fee listed above = Tuition Fee of S$25,636.80 minus Education Grant of S$1,090^)

      Fee inclusive of 9% GST


      Receive a S$400 referral fee when you recommend a friend to enrol in our Degree programme*

      ^The Education Grant and amount specified is exclusive to selected programmes and not transferable to another programme or another intake of the same programme. Terms and conditions apply.

      *Click here for Terms and Conditions for Rebates and Offers.

      Non-Refundable Application Fee

      S$239.80
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST

      Student Development Fee

      S$283.40* 
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST


      *Payment for this fee will be included in the first instalment.

      The Student Development Fee covers the provision of a comprehensive range of initiatives aimed at enhancing the career and industry-readiness of Kaplan students, such as programmes aimed at improving interpersonal skills, technical and digital skills, as well as career advisory and job matching services. More details can be found here.

      Mode of Payment

      Click here to learn about available payment modes.

      GST

      All fees indicated are inclusive of Goods and Services Tax (GST) at the prevailing rate of 9%. For more information on the GST revision, please refer to the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) website. Please refer to the official price list for a detailed breakdown.

      Fees remain subject to change. Applicant will be charged the prevailing fees and GST at the time of application. For more information about the programme, please contact our programme consultant.


      Please refer to the following scenarios for how GST will be applied:

      Scenario 1

      • Invoice generated in 2023
      • Services rendered in 2023

      8% GST will apply.

       

      Scenario 2

      • Invoice generated in 2023
      • Services rendered on or after 1 Jan 2024
      • Payment collected on or after 1 Jan 2024 

      9% GST will apply.

       

      Scenario 3

      • Invoice generated on or after 1 Jan 2024

      9% GST will apply.

      Education Loan

      Choice of flexible repayment schemes available to suit your needs.

      • Standard Repayment: Pay your monthly instalments (principal and interest) once your loan is disbursed.
      • Partial Repayment: Pay partial instalments for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
      • Interest Servicing: Pay only interest for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
      • Flexible repayment tenure of up to 8 years

      Please click here for more information on Maybank Education loan and here for OCBC Frank Education loan. Terms and conditions apply, subject to bank’s approval.

      Education Grant

      This Education Grant aims to provide financial assistance to University College Dublin students pursuing selected Degree programmes. For more information, please click here or contact our programme consultant.

  • Fees

    • Local Applicants
      Apply Now

      Full-time (Local Applicants) – Click here to apply online.

      Tuition Fee

      The total tuition fee covers university registration, lectures/tutorials/workshops and main assessments such as assignments/tests/examinations/projects (where applicable), programme materials in digital format, Degree (if earned) and transcript.

      S$25,691.30
      payable in 6 instalments
      (Nett Programme fee listed above = Tuition Fee of S$26,781.30 minus Education Grant  of S$1,090^)

      Fee inclusive of 9% GST


      Receive a S$400 referral fee when you recommend a friend to enrol in our Degree programme*

      ^The Education Grant and amount specified is exclusive to selected programmes and not transferable to another programme or another intake of the same programme. Terms and conditions apply.

      *Click here for Terms and Conditions for Rebates and Offers.


      NTUC members are eligible for funding support under the Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP). The maximum claimable is capped annually at S$250 for NTUC members below 40 years old and S$500 for NTUC members aged 40 and above.

      For application guidelines, please click here.

      For FAQs, please click here.

      Non-Refundable Application Fee

      S$239.80
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST

      Student Development Fee

      S$283.40* 
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST


      *Payment for this fee will be included in the first instalment.

      The Student Development Fee covers the provision of a comprehensive range of initiatives aimed at enhancing the career and industry-readiness of Kaplan students, such as programmes aimed at improving interpersonal skills, technical and digital skills, as well as career advisory and job matching services. More details can be found here.

      Mode of Payment

      Click here to learn about available payment modes.

      GST

      All fees indicated are inclusive of Goods and Services Tax (GST) at the prevailing rate of 9%. For more information on the GST revision, please refer to the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) website. Please refer to the official price list for a detailed breakdown.

      Fees remain subject to change. Applicant will be charged the prevailing fees and GST at the time of application. For more information about the programme, please contact our programme consultant.


      Please refer to the following scenarios for how GST will be applied:

      Scenario 1

      • Invoice generated in 2023
      • Services rendered in 2023

      8% GST will apply.

       

      Scenario 2

      • Invoice generated in 2023
      • Services rendered on or after 1 Jan 2024
      • Payment collected on or after 1 Jan 2024 

      9% GST will apply.

       

      Scenario 3

      • Invoice generated on or after 1 Jan 2024

      9% GST will apply.

      Education Loan

      Choice of flexible repayment schemes available to suit your needs.

      • Standard Repayment: Pay your monthly instalments (principal and interest) once your loan is disbursed.
      • Partial Repayment: Pay partial instalments for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
      • Interest Servicing: Pay only interest for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
      • Flexible repayment tenure of up to 8 years.

      Please click here for more information on Maybank Education loan and here for OCBC Frank Education loan. Terms and conditions apply, subject to bank’s approval.

      Education Grant

      This Education Grant aims to provide financial assistance to University College Dublin students pursuing selected Degree programmes. For more information, please click here or contact our programme consultant.

    • International Applicants
      Apply Now

      Full-time (International Applicants) – Click here to apply online.

      Tuition Fee

      The total tuition fee covers university registration, lectures/tutorials/workshops and main assessments such as assignments/tests/examinations/projects (where applicable), programme materials in digital format, Degree (if earned) and transcript.

      S$39,022 payable in 2 instalments
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST

      Non-Refundable Application Fee

      S$523.20
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST

      Administration Fee

      S$1,199*
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST


      *Includes application for Kaplan Student Access Card, Student’s Pass, Fee Protection Scheme and Medical Insurance.

      Mode of Payment

      Click here to learn about available payment modes.

      GST

      All fees indicated are inclusive of Goods and Services Tax (GST) at the prevailing rate of 9%. For more information on the GST revision, please refer to the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) website. Please refer to the official price list for a detailed breakdown.

      Fees remain subject to change. Applicant will be charged the prevailing fees and GST at the time of application. For more information about the programme, please contact our programme consultant.


      Please refer to the following scenarios for how GST will be applied:

      Scenario 1

      • Invoice generated in 2023
      • Services rendered in 2023

      8% GST will apply.

       

      Scenario 2

      • Invoice generated in 2023
      • Services rendered on or after 1 Jan 2024
      • Payment collected on or after 1 Jan 2024 

      9% GST will apply.

       

      Scenario 3

      • Invoice generated on or after 1 Jan 2024

      9% GST will apply.

      Education Loan

      Choice of flexible repayment schemes available to suit your needs.

      • Standard Repayment: Pay your monthly instalments (principal and interest) once your loan is disbursed.
      • Partial Repayment: Pay partial instalments for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
      • Interest Servicing: Pay only interest for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
      • Flexible repayment tenure of up to 8 years.

      Please click here for more information on Maybank Education loan and here for OCBC Frank Education loan. Terms and conditions apply, subject to bank’s approval.

  • Duration
    Duration
    • 18 months
    Maximum allowed candidature period
    • Not applicable
  • Duration
    Duration
    • 18 months
    Maximum allowed candidature period
    • Not applicable
SUCCESS STORIES
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I decided to pursue my studies with University College Dublin (UCD) due to its global reputation for academic excellence, where it is ranked in the Top 1%* of universities worldwide. Additionally, UCD shows a strong track record in graduate employability and is aligned with industry needs.

*Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024

Lim Wei Da
Interim CEO, Epidermal Labs

Bachelor of Business Studies (Honours) (Management) 
University College Dublin Graduate (2022)

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I was able to excel in my role as an Account Executive with the help of this Degree programme. Despite being a newcomer in my industry, I was able to garner admiration from numerous merchants due to my extensive knowledge.

Randall Ng
Account Executive, Technology Industry

Bachelor of Business Studies (Honours) (Management)
University College Dublin Graduate (2023)

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