Advanced Diploma in Business

Advanced Diploma in Business

If your goal is to graduate from university, then one very successful route of study is to complete an SQA Advanced Diploma and progress onto a related degree. The SQA Advanced Diploma is a short cycle Higher Education qualification which enables advanced entry into many undergraduate degree programs in universities and higher education institutions across the world.

Worldwide recognition

SQA Advanced Diplomas are widely recognized around the world as being the equivalent to the first two years of undergraduate study.

Advanced Diploma in Business

The SQA Advanced Diploma has a strong managerial focus which helps successful candidates to progress to management roles. In addition, the wide range of options enables candidates to progress to specialist roles such as human resource management, marketing, and financial services.

Semester 1

  • Managing People and Organisations
  • Marketing: An Introduction
  • Economic Issues: An Introduction
  • Business Accounting
  • Information Technology : Applications Software 1
  • Business Law: An Introduction

Semester 2

  • Economics 1: Micro and Macro Theory and Application
  • Business Contractual Relationships
  • Business: Graded Unit 1
  • Communication: Business Communication
  • IT in Business: Spreadsheets
  • Human Resource Management: Core Activities

Semester 3

  • Preparing Financial Forecasts
  • Economics 2: The World Economy
  • Statistics for Business
  • Project Management: Managing the Implementation of a Project
  • Manage Operational Resources
  • Behavioural Skills for Business

Semester 4

  • Business Culture and Strategy
  • Business: Graded Unit2
  • Information and Communication Technology in Business
  • Preparing a Formal Business Plan

Entry Requirements

  • GCE Advance Level – Passes for 2 subjects in one attempt or
  • Successful completion of Diploma in Management and IT (Pearson Assured) or
  • an equivalent qualification approved by the Saegis Governing Council Academic subcommittee and
    Passes for Mathematics and English Language in G.C.E Ordinary level Examination.

Course Duration

  • Two (2) Years – Full Time / Part Time