Diploma in Business (R60)

School of Management and Communication, Diploma in Business (R60)

What You Will Learn

Shaping business leaders of tomorrow for the digital and sustainable era.

Aspire to become a business leader of tomorrow? Designed to be dynamic and forward-thinking, Diploma in Business (DBIZ) equips you with a solid business foundation to thrive in today’s dynamic business landscape.  Deepen your knowledge with one of three specialised majors in Digital Marketing, International Business, and Banking & Finance, each tailored to equip you with the expertise needed to excel in the fast-paced business world:
  • Major in Digital Marketing
Master the digital marketplace with our Digital Marketing major. Learn essential skills in platform business and e-commerce operations and gain hands-on experience with cutting-edge digital marketing tools and strategies, including digital analytics, content creation, social media marketing, and marketing AI.
  • Major in International Business
Prepare to take on the global markets and gear up for global success. The International Business major delves deep into the complexities of international trade and offers insights into diverse global business practices.
  • Major in Banking & Finance
Build a robust foundation in Banking & Finance, designed to equip you with essential skills in financial analysis, investment strategies, risk assessment, and banking operations. Enhance your learning through our partnerships with top banks, which offer exclusive seminars and collaborative projects that bridge academic theories with real-world practices.
Beyond the Classroom: Real-World Readiness
DBIZ extends learning beyond the classroom, connecting you with international internships and real-world projects alongside industry leaders. Each major is carefully crafted to blend theoretical knowledge with practical experience, preparing you to excel in the dynamic business world. Harness your potential and drive transformation with DBIZ!


General Modules

Discipline Modules

Major Modules

Major in Digital Marketing

Major in International Business

Major in Banking & Finance

Elective Modules

For this diploma programme, students will select one of the following options:

Option A: Select Elective modules totalling 12 MCs from the List of Electives below and/or from the list of modules in applicable Minor Programmes

Option B: Select a Minor Programme

Option C: Select a CET-based Certificate programme and/or Elective module(s) from the List of Electives below or from the list of modules in applicable Minor programmes (only for eligible students)

List of Electives:

Learn how you can customise your learning pathways here

Industry Orientation Programme Modules

Select one module from the list below:

* Some module codes and synopses are pending confirmation and may be subject to change.

GCE O-level

Aggregate Type Range of Net ELR2B2 for 2024 JAE Minimum Entry Requirements/Grade
ELR2B2-B 12 to 18
  • English Language: C6
  • Mathematics (Elementary/Additional): C6
  • Any one of the 2nd group of Relevant Subjects for the ELR2B2-B Aggregate Type: C6

Click here to view the aggregate computation for ELR2B2-B Aggregate Type.

Nitec/Higher Nitec

Minimum net GPA Relevant Qualifications 
Nitec ≥ 3.5
  • NT18 Business Administration
  • NT69 Community Care & Social Services
  • NT84 Business Services
  • NT85 Finance Services
  • NT86 Retail Services
Higher Nitec ≥ 2.0
  • BS23 Retail & Online Business
  • BS24 Financial Services
  • BS81 Early Childhood Education
  • BS82 Banking Services
  • BS83 Hospitality Operations
  • BS84 Business Studies (Event Management)
  • BS85 Business Studies (Accounting)/Accounting
  • BS86 Business Studies (Administration/ Secretarial)
  • BS87 Business Studies (Logistics)/Integrated Logistics Management/Logistics for International Trade/International Logistics
  • BS88 Business Studies (E-Commerce)/Business-Information Technology
  • BS89 Business Studies (Sport Management)/Sport Management
  • BS90 Business Studies (Service Management)/Service Management
  • BS91 Beauty & SPA Management / Beauty & Wellness Management
  • BS92 Visual Merchandising
  • BS93 Community Sport & Recreation Management
  • BS94 Retail Merchandising
  • BS98 Event Management
  • BS99 Human Resource & Administration
  • IT64 Business Information Systems
  • IT65 Leisure & Travel Operations
  • IT75 Advanced Manufacturing / Engineering with Business
  • IT76 e-Business Programming
  • IT77 Facility Management
  • IT78 Shipping & Operations Services / Maritime Business

GCE A-Level

Minimum Entry Requirements


For more details on admission using Singapore Cambridge GCE A-levels qualifications, please refer to our webpage at www.rp.edu.sg.


Admission to RP is based on academic merit and subjected to available vacancies of our diploma programmes. Meeting the minimum entry requirements does not guarantee that applicants will be offered a placement in the diploma programme. These requirements are set in place to ensure fairness to all applicants.

Career Opportunities

As a Diploma in Business (DBIZ) graduate, you may look forward to exciting careers in your respective domains:
Major in Digital Marketing
  • Digital Marketing Specialist
  • Social Media Executive
  • Content Strategist
  • SEO Analyst
Major in International Business
  • International Business Consultant
  • Global Marketing Executive
  • Export Executive
  • International Trade Analysts
Major in Banking & Finance
  • Banking Sales Executive
  • Credit Analyst
  • Risk and Compliance Executive
  • Sustainable Finance Analyst

Further Studies

Discover exciting opportunities for further studies!


Unlock a world of exciting opportunities for further studies with DBIZ! 
Upon completing your DBIZ programme, you will gain access to a multitude of business and social sciences degree programmes, both locally and internationally. 
Arts / Social Sciences
  • Bachelor of Arts / Social Sciences (Majors in Economics; Sociology; Social Work; and Politics, Law and Economics)


  • Bachelor of Accountancy
  • Bachelor of Business (Majors in Banking and Finance; Finance)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Business Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Banking and Finance
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Majoring in Banking and Finance)

Last updated on 22 Jul 2024