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Diploma in

Business Studies


Want to be an entrepreneur or a business-savvy professional in our global economy? The Diploma in Business Studies (BS) will equip you with the skills and knowledge covering all aspects of a business operation and ensure that you are future-proof for the increasingly digital business world.

Start with a Firm Foundation

You will gain solid grounding in the core fundamentals of business management. The sound business knowledge and skills you pick up will ensure that you will be ready for work or future studies. Plus, many local and overseas universities recognise our curriculum and offer our graduates module exemptions.

Business Digitalisation Track NEW

Deepen your knowledge in emerging technologies through the new Business Digitalisation Track in your final year*. The programme is taught based on competency areas: Emerging Technologies and Disruptive Innovation; AI and Robotics; Advanced Business Analytics; Transformational Digital Marketing; Digital Commerce; Xtech; and Change Management and Persuasion. Upon graduation, you will be awarded not just a diploma, but also industry based certifications in relevant areas.

What’s more, you will benefit from blended learning opportunities comprising seminars delivered by industry experts, learning journeys, online courses, hackathons, company-based projects, practical research projects, as well as multiple internships over one year.

*for selected students only

Learn from the Best

One of the hallmarks of an NP education is industry training which offers you an insight into real business environments and challenges. You will get to learn from leading industry players through local and overseas internships as well as project collaborations. Our partners include City Developments Ltd, Creative Technology, DBS, Deloitte & Touche LLP, Ernst & Young Solutions LLP, Eu Yan Sang, FoodXervices Inc Pte Ltd, Mediacorp Pte Ltd, OCBC, Resorts World Sentosa, Robert Bosch, Shell Eastern Petroleum, Singapore Aero Engine Services Private Limited, SP Group, and Watson’s Personal Care Stores Pte Ltd.

Experience Real, Industry-based Projects

Under the Realistic, Experiential & Applied Learning (REAL) programme, you will plan and implement marketing strategies for organisations. You can also work with organisations to provide human resource consultancy services and execute HR programmes through Thumbs UP! (Training Human Resources for Better Skills - a Unique Programme). Alternatively, you can set up businesses and carry out projects under the Experiential Training for Entrepreneurship Development (EXTEND) programme.
3 Specialisations
Deep-dive into future skills with our new Business Digitalisation Track or specialise in one of three areas:
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Human Capital Management
  • Marketing
Gain an Edge
Gain broad-based business knowledge that is applicable across different industry sectors and business functions
Real-World Practice
Experience and solve real business problems through industry-focused flagship programmes and a six-month local or overseas internship programme

Entry Requirements



Candidates must have the following GCE 'O' Level examination (or equivalent) results.

  • English Language

    1 - 6
  • Mathematics (Elementary/Additional)

    1 - 6
  • Any three other subjects

    1 - 6

You must also have sat for one subject listed in the 2nd group of relevant subjects for the ELR2B2-B Aggregate Type

ELR2B2-B Aggregate Type List >


Find out more on entry requirements and admissions exercise periods for qualifications such as N(A)-Level, A-Level, ITE, IP, IB and more.

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Application Information

  • Range of Net ELR2B2 for 2021 JAE

    4 to 9
  • Planned Intake (2021)



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Diploma in Business Studies (N45)