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Diploma in

International Trade & Business


​​Course Overview​

Ever wondered how global e-commerce platforms like Amazon and Alibaba tap on emerging technologies to ship and distribute their products and services all over the world? Get a better understanding of international trade practices and supply chain management, and discover how you can play a role in the fast-changing global business environment with the Diploma in International Trade & Business (ITB).

Robust Curriculum & Industry Partnerships

In your first year, you will gain a strong foundation with modules such as Makings of a Business, Statistical Applications for Business, Economics, and Global Business. In your second year, you will strengthen your knowledge in international trade and operations with interesting modules such as International Trading & Digitalisation, Global Transportation and International Marketing. Round off your third year with a six-month internship at local or overseas companies such as Shopee, Singapore Wine Vault, The Finlab, Pacific Refreshments and Nippon Express. On top of that, you will get to apply your skills on a capstone project to solve real-world problems.

Unique Course with a Global Focus

Throughout your three years, our strong emphasis on international trade operations from a global perspective will give you an edge in careers in the wholesale trade and logistics sectors. Our strong links with industry partners will also provide you with up-to-date and real-world learning experiences as well as mentorship. ​

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What You'll Learn​​

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3​

Year 3
One-Year JobReady Programme

Career Options & Further Studies

With Singapore expanding its role as a major global trading hub, job prospects are bright for you. Embark on a career in international business analysis, trade coordination, import/export compliance, e-commerce, procurement, and market research in the wholesale trade and logistics sectors. These can include roles like business development executive, international marketing executive, trade compliance officer and risk management executive. 

As an ITB graduate, you can pursue degrees in business, international trade, logistics and supply chain management, as well as other business degree courses at all local and overseas universities. ​

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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 2022 JAE

    5 to 13​
  • Planned Intake (2022)



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