Common Business Programme


Interested in business but not sure which course to choose? The one-year Common Business Programme (CBP) is specially designed to help you gain a better understanding of the various business disciplines before making a more informed decision. You'll be able to choose your preferred business diploma towards the end of your first year.​

All freshmen from NP's School of Business & Accountancy​​, including those who opt for CBP, will share a common curriculum in the first year.​​


Alternative Pathway  

Alternative Pathway

Get more time to explore your interests in the first year and rank your preference of the five business diplomas at the end of your first year.

Broaden Your Knowledge  

Broaden Your Knowledge

Develop a strong foundation in fundamental business subjects.

Winning Experiences  

Winning Experiences

Gain deeper insights and exposure to the business sector through interactions with industry practitioners.


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Common Business Programme (N97)

For Students with ‘O’ Levels

Range of Net ELR2B2 for 2020 JAE
6 to ​11

Planned Intake (2020​)

Entry Requirements


To be eligible for consideration, candidates must have the following GCE ‘O’ Level examination (or equivalent) results.

  • Subject‘O’ LEVEL GRADE
  • English Language​ 1 - 6
  • Mathematics (Elementary/Additional)1 - 6
  • Any three other subjects1 - 6

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









For Students with Other Qualifications

Click here to find out more on entry requirements and admissions exercise periods for qualifications such as ‘N(A)’ Level, 'A' Level, ITE, IP, IB and more.​