Just about every business needs great IT professionals to manage everything from customising large-scale business systems to developing flagship applications. If that is what you are looking for, the Diploma in Business Applications' perfect mix of business and IT training will give you an advantage over your competitors.
You will get a firm grasp of IT fundamentals, complex management systems and other healthcare and retail systems. In addition, you will gain problem-solving and critical thinking skills plus an in-depth knowledge of business functions like marketing and accounting.
This lethal combination, coupled with exposure to world-class enterprise application systems such as SAP and other healthcare and retail systems, places you in a prime position for jobs in top companies across the finance, hospitality, manufacturing, retail and logistics sectors.
IT professionals contribute to the effectiveness of business and help businesses function smoothly by handling anything from customising large scale business system to developing flagship applications.
The Diploma in Business Applications marries the best of business and IT to give you an edge over the competition. On one hand, you will learn core IT fundamentals and on the other, you will get familiar with business enterprise systems such as SAP and other healthcare and retail systems, as well as acquire knowledge in business functions such as marketing and accounting.
Equipped with skill sets from both domains, you will add value to any organisation. RP graduates have joined top companies in both the public and the private sectors, including banking, healthcare, hospitality, manufacturing, and logistics.
RP’s business applications graduates are sought after in high value roles such as:
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The course structure consists of general, discipline, and specialisation modules. There is also an industry orientation component.
Each module is equivalent to four modular credits (MC).
8 compulsory modules:
B102 Organisational Behaviour
C105 Introduction to Programming
C111 New Media Communications
G101 Cognitive Processes and Problem Solving
G107 Effective Communication
7 compulsory modules:
C202 Systems Analysis and Design
C203 Web Application Development
C207 Database Systems
C208 Object-Oriented Programming
C225 Data Communications and Networking
C226 Operating Systems
C235 IT Security and Management
Select 6 modules from the following list:
C303 IT Project Management
C352 Management Information Systems
C355 Business Intelligence
C356 Business Process Modelling
C361 Manufacturing and Logistics Systems
C362 Manufacturing and Logistics Systems II
C363 Financial and Banking Applications
C364 Financial and Banking Applications II
C365 Hospitality and Retail Systems I
C367 Healthcare Applications
3 compulsory modules:
/ G311 Industry ProjectG901 Character and Citizenship EducationC931 Industry Immersion Programme (20 MC)
Select 1 module from the following list:
B215 Financial Accounting
B217 Sales Management
B221 Human Resource Management
B320 Business Finance
C306 Data Structures and Algorithms
C335 Network Security
C381 IT Service Operations
C382 IT Service Delivery
Obtain a total of 4 modular credits from the prescribed range of modules offered by the Schools and Centre in RP.
Table 1: Minimum Entry Requirements
Any two other subjects
Note: To be eligible for admission, you must also have sat for one subject listed in the 2nd group of relevant subjects for the ELR2B2-C Aggregate Type.
Table 2: Aggregate Type
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To graduate with a Diploma in Business Applications, you must complete a total of 120 modular credits. You should be able to do this within three years of enrolment if you successfully complete a minimum of 20 modular credits, or its equivalent, per semester.