Post-Graduate Diploma in Business Administration


1. Title and Origin:
• Post-graduate Diploma in Business Administration (PGDBA)
Awarded by:American Center for Education


2. Program Summary:

ACE offers the Post-Graduate Diploma in Business Administration to all local and international students for them to further enhance their knowledge and skills in the field of business administration.

Candidature Period:

This post-graduate diploma has a 24 month candidature from the course end date stated on student contract.


3. Entry Requirements:

Academic Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university

Age Requirement:

• Minimum age: 18

English Requirements:

• Scored C6 or above in GCE O Level English or

• TOEFL IBT 61 or IELTS 5.5 or its equivalent


4. Total Course Duration/Instruction Hours:
• Full Time: 12 Months/360 hours, 5 sessions per week x 3 hours
• Part Time: 18 Months/360 hours, 3 sessions per week x 3 hours


5. Mode of Delivery and Intake:
• 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.


6. Course Fees:

• 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.


7. Course Synopses and Module Description:

The Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration  program aims to equip you with essential business skills with the knowledge and understanding to enable them to apply the technical and managerial skills involved in supervising others, contributing to the wider strategy of the organization or department, to adapt and excel as a manager and leader. 


1. SEN 022: Academic English Skills level 2

2. SEN 023: Academic English Skills level 3

3. SACCT 231: Principles of Accounting I

4. SECON 201: Principles of Microeconomics

5. SMATH 226: Fundamentals of Statistics

6. SFINC 345: Managerial Finance

7. SMNGT 300: Management and Organizational Behavior

8. SMKTG 310: Principles of Marketing

9. SMNGT 250: Global Business and Society

10. International Business

11. SMNGT 480M: International Marketing

12. Operations Management

13. Technology and Cyberspace: Ethics and Issues

14. Information Privacy, Security and Continuity

15. Essentials of E-Commerce

16. Principles of Macroeconomics

17. General Psychology


8. Graduation Requirement
• Pass any 6 modules


9. Assessment Methods:
• 45% Assignment (Homework, Quizzes, Group work & etc)
• 25% Mid-Term Examination
• 30% Final Examination


10. Lecturers:
Please refer to this page for the relevant lecturers being assigned to the relevant modules.


11. Academic Progression:

Please refer to this page for ACE Program Academic Progression Path.


If you need any extra information about this course, please click here to write to ACE course consultants.

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