Advanced Diploma in Business

Course details 

The Advanced Diploma in Business is designed to provide a broad understanding of business organisations and the environment in which they operate. Candidates who achieve these qualifications could either further academic and professional qualifications or embark on a career in administrative, managerial or commercial.

The Advanced Diploma in Business has a strong managerial focus which helps successful candidates to progress to management roles. In addition, the wide range of options enables candidates to progress to specialist roles such as human resource management, marketing, and financial services.

Progression: The Advanced Diploma in Business enable candidates to acquire skills and knowledge in key business functions such as management, marketing, and finance. These qualifications also help enhance relevant knowledge and skills in economics, communication, problem solving and information and communication technology.

Advanced Diploma in Business can provide progression to degree-level study. The Advanced Diploma in Business allows direct entry to most third year degree programmes.

Prerequisites and Duration

Course Duration

Two (2) Years

Minimum Entry Requirements

  • GCE Advance Level - Passes for 2 subjects in one attempt or
  • Successful completion of Saegis Foundation Programme or
  • An equivalent qualification approved by the Saegis Governing Council Academic subcommittee and Passes for Mathematics and English Language in G.C.E Ordinary level Examination.

Course Type: Full Time/Part time

Course contents

Semester 1
Module Code Credits
Managing People and Organisations F84T 34 2
Economic Issues: An Introduction F7J8 34 1
Information Technology: Applications Software 1 D75X 34 1
Business Accounting F84M 34 2
Marketing: An Introduction F7BX 34 1
Business Law: An Introduction F84P 34 1
Semester 2
Module Code Credits
Human Resource Management: Core Activities H2W8 34 2
IT in Business: Spreadsheets HH83 34 1
Communication: Business Communication H7TK 34 1
Business Contractual Relationships F84N 34 1
Economics 1: Micro and Macro Theory and Application F7J6 35 1
Business: Graded Unit 1 F8LD 34 1
Semester 3
Module Code Credits
Behavioural Skills for Business F84L 35 1
Economics 2: The World Economy F86E 35 1
Statistics for Business F84K 35 1
Preparing Financial Forecasts F84R 35 1
Project Management: Managing the Implementation of a Project DV5J 35 2
Manage Operational Resources H1F5 34 2
Semester 4
Module Code Credits
Business Culture and Strategy F7J7 35 2
Information and Communication Technology in Business HH87 35 2
Preparing a Formal Business Plan H7V5 34 2
Business: Graded Unit 2 F8LE 35 2