Diploma & Advanced Diploma in Business Administration

2024 Apr / May Intake Open

About American Center for Education (ACE)

The American Center for Education (ACE) is registered with the Committee for Private Education (CPE), Singapore. CPE is the official governing organisation for Private Education Institutions (PEIs) in Singapore. ACE is a higher education provider in Singapore established in 2007 through collaboration with partners in the University of Wisconsin System, USA.


ACE offers promising higher education programs leading to either an American education system or British Bachelor’s study.  ACE helps students to acquire the knowledge, skills and confidence they need to succeed in today’s challenging world market for talent.

10 reasons for selecting American Center for Education

15 reasons for Studying Advanced Diploma / Diploma in Business Administration in Singapore

Singapore is renowned for offering high-quality education, and its business administration programs are no exception. The courses are designed to equip students with the necessary skills and knowledge for a successful career in business.

Singapore is a global business hub, and its educational institutions have a strong reputation worldwide. An Advanced Diploma / Diploma in Business Administration from Singapore can provide global recognition and enhance employability in various parts of the world.

Studying Business Administration in Singapore offers a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the local culture and business practices. You can learn about various customs, traditions, and business etiquette from diverse perspectives.

Singapore attracts people from all over the world, making it a multicultural environment. Studying in Singapore allows you to network with students and professionals from different backgrounds, broadening your international exposure.


Singapore is known for its vibrant and competitive business ecosystem. It is home to many multinational corporations and thriving local enterprises, providing ample opportunities for internships and job placements.


The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) ranked Singapore as the second safest city in the world.  Effective law enforcement, explains its extremely low crime rate, and its reputation as one of the safest countries making a safe place for both female and male students.

Singapore is a culturally diverse country, with a large expatriate community and a welcoming atmosphere for international students. The are four official languages in Singapore – English, Chinese, Malay and Tamil. Such diversity enables Singapore to attract international students across many countries around the world.  International students in Singapore grow in this environment, experiencing a mix of multi-cultures and still being able to rely on English as the medium of communications

American Center for Education in Singapore has collaborations with leading businesses and industries. This opens doors to internships, job placements, and valuable industry insights.

Business Administration programs in American Center for Education in Singapore offer hands-on learning opportunities through internships (a.k.a On-The-Job-Training), practical projects, and simulations. This allows students to apply theoretical concepts in real-world situations, which can enhance their learning experience.

Singapore’s economy is diverse and robust, offering a wide range of career opportunities in various sectors. A Diploma in Business Administration can open doors to exciting job prospects and career growth.

With the right skills and experience, a Diploma in Business Administration can pave the way for career advancement into management roles or entrepreneurship opportunities.

Studying Business Administration in Singapore provides ample networking opportunities with professionals, entrepreneurs, and alumni, helping you build valuable connections for your future career.

 Business Administration programs equip students with versatile skills like critical thinking, problem-solving, communication, and leadership, which can be applied across different industries and roles.

Business Administration is a versatile field that offers a wide range of career paths. Graduates can pursue careers in marketing, finance, human resources, operations, and many more fields.

Studying Business Administration in Singapore fosters personal growth and professional development. You can develop leadership qualities, gain business acumen, and enhance your decision-making abilities.

Overall, studying an Advanced Diploma / Diploma in Business Administration in Singapore offers an enriching educational experience that prepares you for a successful and rewarding career in the dynamic world of business. The knowledge and skills acquired during your studies can propel you towards achieving your professional goals and making a positive impact in the business arena.

Diploma in Business Administration (DBA) Course Details

• Diploma in Business Administration (DBA)

• Awarded by:American Center for Education

The BA programs are designed for students who wish to pursue a career in business. It is a combined exposure to communication skills and social sciences with other science subjects. It is a combined exposure to communication skills and social sciences with other science subjects. The course prepares students for a wide range of careers in business, government and non-profit organizations.


Candidature Period:

This diploma has a 12 month candidature from the course end date stated on student contract.

Academic Requirements:

• Scored C6 or above in any three GCE O level subjects, or

• Completed Year 2 of High School or

• Equivalent


Age Requirement:

• Minimum age: 17


English Requirements:

• Pass GCE O Level English or

• TOEFL IBT 54 or IELTS 5.0 or

• Its Equivalent

• Full Time: 6 Months/270 hours, 5 sessions per week x 3 hours; On-the-job training (OJT), 6 months

• Part Time: 9 Months/270 hours, 4 sessions per week x 2 hours

• Delivery: Lectures and Tutorials (Face to face)

• Intake: Mar, May, Jul, Sep and Nov of each year *Note: The course intake months might be adjusted.

Please click here to find out the relevant fee details.

• ACE has Regional Course Fees List for Vietnam and Philippines. Please contact our Course Consultant for the latest Course Fees List.

• Please follow your signed student contract to make the relevant payment.

• Students and parents shall transfer the course fees directly to ACE bank account or make the payment to ACE finance department.

• Students and parents shall pay attention to the risk of paying course fees through recruitment agents or other third parties.

Design to help learners to gain multi-disciplinary business acumen and real-world working knowledge by learning how to apply their knowledge in key business issues such as accounting, economics, management, marketing and business statistics.



1. SENGL 121M: Writing Intensive I

2. SENGL 231M: Writing Intensive II

3. SCOMM 231M: Interpersonal Communication

4. SENGC 1103: Business English Writing

5. SCSTA 116: Business and Professional Communication

6. SECON 100: Modern Economics

7. SPSYC 312M: Research Methods

8. SMATH 115M: College Algebra 9. SMATH 120M: Pre-Calculus

10. SHIS 361M: History of Asian Americans

11. SCOMM 233M: Introduction to Intercultural Communications

12. SMIS 100M: Fundamentals of Information Technology in Organizations

13. SSTAT 201M: Statistics I

14. SECON 201M: Macroeconomics

15. SECON 202M: Microeconomics

16. SACCT 210M: Financial Accounting

17. SSOCI 101M: Introduction to Sociology

18. SREL 304M: Introduction to World Religions

19. SMNGT 480M: International Marketing

20. SPHIL 320M: Business Ethics

21. SPSYC 100M: General Psychology

22. SECON 311M: Economics of the Environment

23. SMNGT 250: Global Business and Society

24. Operations Management

25. Technology and Cyberspace: Ethics and Issues

26. Information Privacy, Security and Continuity

27. Essentials of E-Commerce

28. Personal and Professional Development

29. Strategic Change Management


Internship Module:

30. Internship for Business Administration

• 45% Assignment (Homework, Quizzes, Group work & etc)

• 25% Mid-Term Examination

• 30% Final Examination

• Pass any 6 modules, and

• Pass an Internship Module (or being replaced by a Final Project with an approval)

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