Programme Overview

DISTED’s Diploma in Business Studies provides cutting-edge knowledge and skills that are crucial to the effective and efficient management and operation of a business enterprise. The programme open doors to vast employment opportunities in business related professional fields including accounting, management, marketing, international business, e-commerce, human resource management, and information and communications technology (ICT).Upon completion, graduates can choose to progress to the 2nd year of a 3+0 Staffordshire University business degree at the college or credit transfer to the following international recognise universities:

  • University of Flinders
  • University of Tasmania
  • University of Wollongong
  • Griffith University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Newcastle
United Kingdom
  • Birmingham City University
  • Oxford Brookes University
  • Staffordshire University
  • University College Birmingham

Intake Dates : January, March, May, August, September

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Programme Structure & Courses

  • Business

    • Business Organization
    • Business Law
    • Business Project Management
    • E-Commerce
    • Entrepreneurship Development
    • International Business
    • Operations Management
    • Organizational Behaviour
    • Human Resource Management
    • Principles and Practice of Management
    • Research Methodology
  • Accounting

    • Accounting 1
    • Accounting 2
  • Statistics

    • Business Statistics 1
    • Business Statistics 2
  • Computing

    • Business Computing
    • Computer Applications
  • Economics

    • Introduction to Microeconomics
    • Macroeconomics
  • Finance

    • Financial Management
    • Personal Finance
  • Marketing

    • International Marketing
    • Introduction to Marketing
  • Language and Others

    • Academic English Business Communication
    • English for Business and Trade
    • Study Skills
  • General Studies

    All Diploma students are to undergo the following General Studies during their studies at DISTED

    • Pengajian Malaysia 2 / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1
    • Kebangsaan A / Customer Service Excellence
    • Khidmat Masyarakat dan Ko-Kurikulum
    • Etika Perbandingan
Study Pathway

Study Pathway for Diploma in Business Studies Student - DISTED College

Minimum Entry Requirements
  • SPM: 3 credits
  • IGCSE O-Level: 3 credits
  • UEC: 3 credits (Grade B)

Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government.

Fee Structure

BTEC Higher National Diploma

DISTED College is the only institution of higher learning in north Malaysia fully endorsed by Edexcel to exclusively offer the BTEC Higher National Diploma (HND) qualification in Business Studies, Accounting, Hospitality Business Management, Engineering, Computer Science and Creative Multimedia. The BTEC HND programme allows one to fast track to a university degree qualification and be ahead of everyone else.

DISTED delivers the BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma (HND) qualification in addition to its existing Diploma programmes. The BTEC (Business & Technology Education Council) is a work-related qualification suitable for a wide range of students, built to accommodate the needs of employers and allow progression to university. BTEC is awarded by Edexcel, UK’s largest awarding body accredited by the UK Government’s Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA). A BTEC is a vocational qualification that places emphasis on assignments, projects, practical learning and understanding of courses. They provide a more practical real-world approach to learning alongside a key theoretical background. Students are given the opportunity to apply their learned theories within a practical environment which can better enhance understanding. BTEC students are assessed based on skills and knowledge for a more accurate representation of their abilities.

DISTED offers a competitive and affordable fee package that covers both the Diploma and BTEC HND, which is substantially lower than all other institutions in Malaysia offering the BTEC. Students are only required to pay an additional RM350 for the inclusion of Tuition fee is payable based on the number of credits taken each semester. With an affordable fee, students are able to obtain a certification that offers quality and credibility.

Super Saver Programme

Programme Overview

The Super – Saver programme is designed to reward students whom would like to continue their undergraduate programmes at DISTED upon completing their Pre-U/Diploma. Students stand to save up to 30% in tuition fees upon signing up for this scheme. In today’s uncertain environment, this package serves to protect and guarantee ones fees for the coming years ahead and to assist in making an informed decision in ones pursuit of tertiary education.

Package offered:

  • Diploma in Accounting to Staffordshire University UK Degree (Accounting & Finance)
  • Diploma in Business Studies to Staffordshire University UK Degree (Accounting & Finance / International Business Management / Marketing Management)
  • Diploma in Hotel Management to Staffordshire University UK Degree (International Business Management / Marketing Management)
  • SACE International to B.Psychology (Hons) HELP University

Super Saver for Diploma + Degree in Business Programme at DISTED College

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Taiwan Transfer Programme

Programme Overview

The Taiwan Transfer Programme (TTP) is open to all Malaysian and International Students who wish to pursue their undergraduate studies in I-Shou University, Taiwan.

I-Shou University (ISU) is a prestigious private comprehensive university in southern Taiwan. It currently has eight colleges: College of Electrical & Information Engineering, College of Science & Engineering, College of Management, International College, College of Language Arts, College of Tourism & Hospitality, College of Communication & Design, and College of Medicine.

In addition, ISU was ranked in the Top 200 in the Times Higher Education Asia Universities Ranking 2016 and its College of Management, College of Tourism & Hospitality and International College is currently accredited with the prestigious AACSB recognition.

Students under the programme will complete their Diploma programmes in the field of Business studies, Creative Multimedia studies or Hotel Management at DISTED College at DISTED and has the option to articulate into I-Shou’s to complete their undergraduate studies and earn a bachelor degree qualification or eventually postgraduate qualifications in Taiwan.

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Taiwan Transfer Programme for Business Studies Course at DISTED College

UK Transfer Programme

Programme Overview

The programme is designed to facilitate a fast-track learning experience for students completing their SPM/IGCSE and continuing their studies at DISTED College. Students will take approximately 3 years to obtain a Diploma in Business Studies, Accounting, Hospitality Business Management, Computer Science, Business Information Technology or Creative Multimedia Production together with the BTEC Higher National Diploma at DISTED College and a degree directly at a partner institution in the UK. Lucrative bursaries and scholarships are available at both DISTED College and its partner institution. 

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UK Transfer Programme for Business Studies Course at DISTED College


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