Just about every business needs savvy IT professionals
from customising large-scale business systems to developing flagship applications.
The Diploma in Business Applications (DBA) provides the perfect combination of business and IT training to help you become a talented and in-demand professional.
What will you learn in the DBA? This programme will help you gain a firm understanding of IT fundamentals and business processes in key industries such as manufacturing, logistics, banking, hospitality, retail, and healthcare.
You will build strong skills in problem-solving and critical thinking while also benefitting from exposure to business functions like marketing and accounting.
Hands-on training using world-class enterprise application systems such as SAP and other business systems will form an important part of your studies. In addition, industry attachments with prominent companies across different business sectors will allow you to gain valuable real-world experience.
IT professionals play a crucial role in helping businesses function smoothly by handling anything from customising large-scale business systems to developing flagship applications.
The Diploma in Business Applications (DBA) combines the best of business and IT training to help you become a talented and sought-after IT professional. You will gain a firm understanding of IT fundamentals as well as business enterprise systems such as SAP and other healthcare and retail systems. You will also build strong problem-solving skills while acquiring knowledge related to business functions such as marketing and accounting.
Equipped with skill sets from both IT and business domains, you will be able to add value to any organisation. DBA graduates have joined top companies in both the public and the private sectors, including those in banking, healthcare, hospitality, manufacturing, and logistics.
DBA’s 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 Concepts
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 Applications
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 second group of relevant subjects for the ELR2B2-C Aggregate Type.
Table 2: Aggregate Type
All successful applicants are required to pass a pre-admission medical examination to ensure suitability for the posted course.
Applicants may be assessed on a case-by-case basis to verify the severity of the conditions to determine suitability for the course.
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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.