Programmes  /  Diploma in Business Administration


This course in Business Administration is designed to give learners a comprehensive knowledge about how business works. Students will learn about a variety of organisational features that can contribute to the overall performance of the organisation.

Furthermore, this course introduces the ways in which managing the organisational features can contribute to improved business performance through the learning of knowledge and skill in business operations.

Course Duration

Full-Time (Local & International Students)
6 Months Study + 6 Months Industrial Attachment (IA)

This course is not offering Part-Time.

Teacher Student Ratio


Modes & Methods of Delivery

  • Lectures
  • Discussion
  • Role Play
  • Hyperlinks and Interactive Media
  • Industry field trip


Examination is conducted at the end of each module.

The pre-requisites for Diploma in Business Administration

  • 16 years old and above; and
  • GCE “O” level with a pass in English or equivalent; or

For International Students, they must complete Secondary or High School education or equivalent with a pass in English.

Local Students


Diploma in Business Administration
6 Months Study

International Students


Diploma in Business Administration
6 Months Study

Miscellaneous Notes

  • All fees stated are inclusive of 9% GST
  • All fees are subject to change without prior notice.

Application Fee of SGD$305.20 is payable to STEi Institute Pte. Ltd. This fee is non-refundable under all circumstances Student can make payment via TT, bank draft or cheque.

Medical Insurance Scheme

STEi hereby confirms and undertakes to students that it has in place a medical insurance scheme for all its students.

Fee Protection Scheme

STEi provides fee protection scheme for all students as required by the Committee for Private Education (CPE) and is aligned with the EduTrust requirements.

Our appointed FPS provider is Liberty Insurance Pte Ltd.

All course fees are payable to “STEi Institute Pte Ltd” account with DBS Bank in Singapore (Account No. : 003-909401-9).

BA 1001 – Business Communication

The syllabus coverage allows the students to recall the effective business communication concepts and apply them in verbal, non-verbal and written forms of communication in a business environment. It enables the students to develop and refine their own abilities in communicating clearly and concisely.

BA 1002 – International Management

The syllabus coverage describes international business administration and management issues and applies them in related business functions. It introduces the dimensions of management and highlights the challenges which face managers in the contemporary business environment.  The module provides students with the opportunity to understand how the role of management can affect the performance of an organization.

BA 1003 – Marketing Management

The syllabus coverage describes marketing management to recall key concepts of global marketing strategies and plans and to assess global marketing opportunities.  It allows the students to apply the marketing concepts and techniques to the business environment.

BA 1004 – Managerial Economics

The syllabus coverage describes key concepts of managerial economics and relates them in the business environment. It allows the students to obtain a basic awareness in the major economic theories and policy issues and the nature of competition and behaviour in business.

BA 1005 – Human Resource Management

The syllabus coverage discusses the key management theories and applies them to workplace human resource management issues.  It allows the students to gain knowledge about the processes and procedures associated with human resource management and administration.

BA 1006 – Financial Accounting

The syllabus coverage discusses accounting processes and the interpretation of financial statements.  It allows the students to obtain an understanding of the principles underlying the recording of business transactions and the basic accounting conventions/practices.

BA 1007 – Entrepreneurship and Environment

The syllabus coverage discusses entrepreneurship and environment, and to apply them in the effective setting-up and operating of a business.  It allows the students to obtain the know-how in planning, designing, organizing of new start-up and to avoid most of the pitfalls in such a venture.

BA 1008 – Industrial Attachment (IA)

The coverage of the Industrial Attachment allows students to equip themselves with an understanding of the nature of Business Administration in a Practical and Operational aspect.

Students are expected to undergo Industrial Attachment for a period of 6 months.

In order to be conferred the course award, the student must achieve a pass for STEi Examination, and at least 75% of class attendance. Student’s Pass Holders are required to maintain a class attendance of 90% and above.

Upon successful completion of the Diploma in Business Administration awarded by STEi Institute, the student is eligible to apply with advanced standing to overseas universities.