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Diploma in Social Enterprise Management



What will I learn?

This programme combines the best of Business and Sociology to create a meaningful and exciting study experience. With a broad-based curriculum, the diploma aims to inspire a new generation of youth who are business-ready, socially conscious and ready to inspire change in their communities.

Equipped with skills and knowledge in business, innovation and social entrepreneurship, you will be empowered to start businesses and programmes aimed at making an impact in the lives of disadvantaged people in society.

With strong industry endorsement, you will be able embark on overseas service learning and study trips, exciting industry projects and real-life internships with organizations such as DBS Bank, Far East Organization, Bettr Barista and Eighteen Chefs.

Pursue a meaningful and exciting course that combines business and sociology; Intern at a leading social enterprise, non-profit organization, government ministry, or commercial company such as DBS Bank, Far East Organization or Singapore National Co-operative Federation Ltd; Lead overseas service learning and study trips to countries such as Cambodia, Myanmar, Hong Kong and Australia; Start up your own business or social enterprise; Apply innovative thinking and formulate sustainable solutions through real-life learning platforms such as a Social Enterprise Live Lab.

DSEM graduates can embark on exciting careers in a wide range of fields. You can look forward to taking up roles such as:

Commercial / Social Enterprise: business development executive; corporate social responsibility executive; finance and admin executive; marketing executive; social entrepreneur.

Non-Profit Sector: community engagement executive; fundraising executive; programme executive; social services executive.

Public Sector: administration executive; management support officer; public education executive; social policy executive.

With a Diploma in Social Enterprise Management, you will be rewarded with further education opportunities in the Business and Social Science faculties both locally and overseas. Some of such institutions include: National University of Singapore; Nanyang Technological University; Singapore Management University; Australian National University; Monash University; University of Queensland; University of Adelaide; Swinburne University of Technology.

Which department am I in?

School of Management and Communication

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
SG$26,919.00 (16,55,535) per year
Tuition Fee Payable (after Tuition Grant): SG $9,050
Start date

Expected October 2023


School of Management and Communication

9 Woodlands Avenue 9,

738964, Singapore

Entry requirements

For international students

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum requirements: O-level holders must have English language with grades 1-6, mathematics (elementary/advanced) with grades 1-6, any three other subjects (to be eligible for admission, they must also have sat for one subject for the ELR2B2-B Aggregate Type) with grades 1-6; aggregate type (ELR2B2-B); NITEC holders must have subjects with GPA greater than equal to 3.5; Higher NITEC holders must have subjects with GPA greater than equal to 2.0.Applicants must satisfy the following minimum requirements: A-level holders must have the obtain an A-S grade for General Paper (English Medium), obtain an A-E grade for three other H2 subjects, and must have taken GCE 'A' Level examinations whilst studying in a Junior College / Millennia Institute in Singapore.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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