Diploma in Business Studies

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Part 1

1. International Business Communications2. Business Management & Administration
3. Numeracy & Statistics
4. Marketing

(A Certificate in Business Studies is awarded on completion of all Part 1 subjects)

Part 2

1. Accounting2. Economics for Business
3. Business Law
4. Organisational Behaviour

(The Diploma in Business Studies is awarded on completion of Parts 1&2)

Career PathThe structure of the course ensures that students have the widest possible range of careers, employment and higher education options open to them on completion of their studies.

The programme is also suitable for working supervisors and managers who require a recognised business qualifications for career advancement or…

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Part 1

1. International Business Communications2. Business Management & Administration
3. Numeracy & Statistics
4. Marketing

(A Certificate in Business Studies is awarded on completion of all Part 1 subjects)

Part 2

1. Accounting2. Economics for Business
3. Business Law
4. Organisational Behaviour

(The Diploma in Business Studies is awarded on completion of Parts 1&2)

Career PathThe structure of the course ensures that students have the widest possible range of careers, employment and higher education options open to them on completion of their studies.

The programme is also suitable for working supervisors and managers who require a recognised business qualifications for career advancement or promotion purposes.

STUDIES

Programme ObjectivesTo provide prospective business and management students with a body of knowledge which will:

a) increase their employment opportunities
b) prepare them for eventual supervisory and management careers in industry and commerce and
c) provide them with a qualification which will enable them to progress to higher level general management or specialised business programmes at a later stage in their business or academic careers.

MA & ADVANCED DIPLOMA & ASSOCIATE DEGREE Course Duration12 months-time study at the International College of Professional Studies.

Examination GradesGrade A - Distinction 70% and above
Grade B - Credit 60% to 69%
Grade C - Pass 50% to 59%
Grade D - Marginal Pass 40% to 49%
Grade F - Fail 39% and under

ExaminationsExternally set and marked by the Institute. Examinations are held in March,June, September and December each year. Candidates must be registeredand paid-up Student Members of the Institute of the Commercial Management at the time they undertake the examinations.

Examination Closing DatesCandidates entering for examinations must ensure that their completed Examination. Entry forms and fees reach the Institute at least six weeks before the date of the examinations. Examination Timetables indicate the Closing Date for receipt of entries for each sitting.

Examination ResultsThese are normally distributed twelve weeks after each examination diet.

Subject ExemptionsStudents holding relevant recognised qualifications from other professional examining bodies may apply for exemptions on a subject-for-subject basis.

Entry RequirementsApplicants should note that the following entrance qualifications are required for those wishing to undertake this programme:

Entry at Certificate Level

  1. English at IELTS grade 4.5 minimum and
  2. One GCE/A-level or 3. Five GCSEs at grades A, B or C (including Maths and English)

Direct entry to Diploma Level

  1. English at IELTS IELTS grade 4.5 minimum and
  2. One GCE/A-level or 3. Five GCSEs at grades A, B or C (including Maths and English) and
  3. Certificate in Accounting and Finance or
  4. A suitable BTEC National Award or GNVQ Advanced or
  5. Other qualifications equivalent to one of the above (3, 4.)

The minimum age for registration for this programme is 18

Applicants over the age of 19 who do not hold one of the recommended entrance
qualifications may also register for the programme providing they have
been in full-time employment for a minimum of two years.

Continuing EducationThe Diploma and Advanced Diploma in Business Studies are recognised by
other professional examining bodies for subject and level exemption purposes.

The students may also progress to the ICM Associate Degree in Business Management programme.

University ProgressionICM courses can provide students with access into a number of levels of a degree programme. Below is a table of ICM courses and their equivalencies:

ICM Certificate

Equates to a pre-degree qualification (similar to A Levels, Foundation Certificate or Access programmes).Allows access to level 1/year 1 of an Honours degree.

ICM Diploma

Equates to level 1 of a degree. Allows direct entry into level 2/year 2 of an appropriate Honours degree programme.

ICM Advanced Diploma

Equates to level 2 of a degree. Allows direct entry into level 3 (final year) of an appropriate Honours degree programme.

Study MethodsThe Institute of Commercial Management has provided the International College of Professional Studies with a detailed syllabus and reading list for each subject area. Each subject syllabus clearly defines the areas that you will be required to cover for each subject and your examination questions will be based on the areas and topics detailed for each subject. It is important to ensure that you obtain a copy of each subject syllabus from the college.

Each subject syllabus is linked to one main textbook and the examiners base their questions on the contents of the nominated text.

The subject syllabuses also give details of 'Alternative Texts' and texts recommended for further reading. Where possible you should read one or more of the 'Alternative Texts'
in order to broaden your knowledge of the subject area.

Programme Title

Business Studies

Accrediting and Awarding Body

Institute of Commercial Management (ICM)

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