Diploma in Business and Information Technology (e-Learning)


This is an online class.
The lessons are held once a week.
1.5 hours per lesson.
10 lessons per level.
*Fees will be adjusted for students joining ongoing classes.

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The Diploma in Business and Information Technology (e-Learning) is a broad-based and stimulating programme. The purpose of the course is to provide students with the foundation skills and knowledge necessary for entry to the BTEC HND Courses conducted at Beacon.

The course aims to provide students with fundamental knowledge of business and IT and develop basic skills in oral & written communication, business communication, team-working, problem solving and applying technology.

The Diploma course comprises of six subject units of study.

The subject units are as follows:

  • IELTS English
  • Study Skills and Communications
  • Business Communication
  • Business Fundamentals
  • Introduction to Marketing & Entrepreneurship
  • IT Skills and Applications

Upon completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  1. Acquire, organize and communicate information effectively
  2. Utilize technology effectively in acquiring knowledge, and in gathering, organizing and presenting information
  3. Understand fundamental concepts of business and marketing and apply the knowledge and skills acquired to identify a business opportunity, and develop business plan for a small enterprise
  4. Understand fundamental IT concepts and apply problem solving techniques using technology

Academic Requirement

  • GCE ‘O’ level – 3 Grade C6
  • Grade 10
  • SPM – 3 passes
  • ITE-Nitec
  • Chinese Senior High School Year 1

English Entry Requirement

Students with equivalent foreign qualifications may be admitted provided they are proficient in the English Language, and possess

  1. IELTS 5.0 or equivalent qualifications OR
  2. a Pass in English Placement Test determined by the College

Those who fail the English Placement Test will be required to successfully complete the EAP/ESL (Lower Intermediate) course conducted by college

Type Cost
Application Fee $300
Course Fee $4,990
Material Fee $770
Assessment Fee $850
Medical Insurance $850
Total (before GST) $6,980
Total (after GST) $7,468.60

Course Length:


  • 3 units per semester
  • Recommended Duration : 6 months


Candidates who successfully complete all 6 units of this programme will be awarded the Diploma in Business and Information Technology (e-Learning) by Beacon International College. This certification allows direct entry into the internationally recognized BTEC HND Diploma awarded by Pearson Education (UK).

Certificate of Merit Award

A student who has successfully completed a diploma course may be awarded a Certificate of Merit, provided that the following criteria are fulfilled:

  1. At least one (1) subject unit with a Distinction grade AND
  2. At least a merit grade using an average mark of the total subject marks in the course

Top student award

A student awarded the Certificate of Merit and has the highest total marks in the intake may be considered for the Top Student Award.

Teacher-Student Ratio

Beacon maintains a maximum teacher-student ratio as follows:

Tutorial – 1:40

Lecture – 1:72

Beacon International College (formerly known as Beacon School of Technology) is a private education institution which is registered (ERF) with the Committee for Private Education (CPE) in Singapore. Beacon has been approved for 4 years enhanced registration (200606284M- valid from 03/06/2018 to 02/06/2022).

It is set up to provide quality education to students who aspire to pursue a career in Information Technology, Hospitality, Business or Design.

Beacon’s management team consists of former lecturers with more than 30 years of industrial and teaching experiences and senior executives who are qualified in their own areas of expertise. Together the management team possesses the breadth and depth of experience in academia, industry, business and corporate governance.

Beacon’s lecturers are highly qualified professionals. A Number of them hold the Masters degrees.