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What will I learn?

This programme is awarded by University of London (UOL), UK and developed by the member institution, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).

LSE is one of the foremost social science universities in the world. Since its foundation in 1895, it has acquired a worldwide reputation for the quality of its research – 50% of its research was rated world-leading and a further 37% internationally excellent in the most recent assessment of research quality in UK universities.

This programme focuses on how computers are used within business and administrative organisations. It aims to provide the understanding and skills for modern managers to utilize the power of information and communication technologies (ICT) to improve the performance of their organisations.

This programme will particularly suitable for those who seek a career in information systems management or management consultancy specialising in IT and IS. You may pursue a career in a software house or in organisations requiring systems management knowledge and skills.

This programme discuss the growth of the internet, the web and social media through an analysis of the underlying technologies and the changing social and organisational context. It examines the technologies and business innovations that have contributed to the growth of computer-based information systems.

You are required to submit coursework, including computer-based work. You will need access to a standard PC with standard database, spreadsheet, programming language and word processor software. All these are available in the SIM computer labs.

At the end of the programme, students should be able to understand how organisations and societies are able to exploit new information and communication technologies; also understand how social aspects are affecting the development in organisations.

Graduates can be hybrid managers well-versed in tools, techniques, approaches and philosophies necessary for IT services roles in accounting, banking, consultancy, government, research and etc. The study forms the foundation to start-up own technology-focused business.

Which department am I in?

SIM Global Education

Study options

Full Time (Standard BSc (Hons) (12 units): 3 years; Graduate BSc (Hons) (9 units): 2 years)

Tuition fees
SG $32,000 (est.) for 12 units / 3 years (BSc Standard route); SG $21,700 (est.) for 8 units / 2 years (BSc Graduate entry route)
Application deadline

Expected April 2023

More details

Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

SIM Global Education

461 Clementi Road,

599491, Singapore

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have three GCE 'A' Level passes or minimum of 3 H2 level subjects with a pass or above. Advanced 1 – 16 Modules: An RMIT approved non-business diploma from any of the local polytechnics. Advanced 2 – 12 Modules: An RMIT approved relevant business diploma from SIM or any of the local polytechnics. Other qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis by the university. English Language Requirements: Applicants who have not achieved a minimum of C or better in General Paper at AS/H1 Level or Knowledge and Inquiry at H2 must provide evidence of at least ONE of the following: IELTS (Academic) - 6.5 (no band less than 6.0); TOEFL - Paper-Based = 580 (TWE 4.5); TOEFL - internet-Based Test (iBT) = 92, with minimum of 20 in all sections; Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE(A) = 58 (no communication band less than 50); Cambridge English: (Advanced CAE) (up to 2014) = 58 with no less than 'borderline' in each skill; Cambridge English: (Advanced CAE) 2015 onwards: 176 with no less than 169 in any component; RMIT English Worldwide (REW) Advanced Plus or equivalent; Successful completion of a recognized approved Diploma qualification or higher, where the language of instruction was English. Have successfully studied Singapore Cambridge 'A' levels at a Singaporean high school for at least 2 years and met the academic entry criteria of 3 A/H2 level passes. Other equivalent qualifications approved by RMIT will be considered.

For international students

General Entrance Requirements (GER) are:

Applicant must be 17 years or older by 30 November in the year of registration with UOL

Satisfy course requirements in English and Mathematics

Two approved GCE ‘A’ /H2 level subjects and three approved GCE ‘O’ level subjects, OR

Three approved GCE ‘A’ /H2 level subjects and one approved GCE ‘O’ level subject, OR

Three H2 passes provided that at least grades D, E, E are obtained, OR

Two H2 and two H1 passes provided they are in non-overlapping subjects

Entry requirements vary from country to country. Students are required to complete international academic qualification equivalent to Singapore.

Pathways options

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Singapore Institute of Management (SIM) offers below pathways courses for this subject
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