Business Management Bachelor’s Degree in Singapore


Business Management is one of the most popular tertiary-level courses in Singapore. Business graduates are in high demand worldwide as business transaction activities cover almost every aspect of our modern human society and careers. Obtaining a Business Management degree can help you further your education and career goals by equipping you with essential skills and knowledge in the field of business. Earning your Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management is the first stepping stone to advanced graduate courses in Business or Finance, and can open the door to various work opportunities worldwide. 

At Hanbridge Institute, we offer various options for students interested in working towards their Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management. Our accredited courses and qualified teachers will impart content knowledge, soft skills, and industry opportunities to enrich your learning experience and provide you with a confident start to your career path.

Class Duration:

Full-time: 12 months per year (36 months);
Part-time: 12 Months per year (36 months)

Class hours:

*Excluding Public Holidays
Full-time: Monday to Friday (9 am to 12 noon,1 pm to 4 pm, 4 pm to 7 pm) ;
Part-time: 3 weekday nights (7 pm to 10 pm) and 1 weekend day (9 am to 4 pm)

Admission Requirements:

  • Minimum age: 18 at the point of registration.
  • Mature applicants without the academic prerequisite but with relevant working experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

English Language Proficiency:

  • Minimum C6 in the English Language at Singapore GCE ‘O’ Level or equivalent
  • IELTS 6.0, a minimum of 5.5 in each component or equivalent
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic): CEFR B2  Level
  • University of Suffolk Password Skills Test: 6.0 overall, and a minimum of 5.5 in each component

*Note: Non-native speakers of English will be given an English Proficiency test. Those who do not meet the required English standard will need to enrol in Hanbridge Institute’s Certificate in Standard English Course. Applicants whose English language level does not meet the minimum requirement can sit for an English Proficiency assessment to determine their English Language proficiency level.

Entry into Year 1

Academic Requirements

  • Equivalence of Year 12 from the respective home country of the international applicants
  • Singapore-Cambridge GCE ‘A’ level Examination in the English medium
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma awarded by the International Baccalaureate Organisation (IBO)
  • Polytechnic Diploma Holder in any field of study from a local polytechnic in Singapore
  • Diploma in any field of study from a recognised institute
  • Hanbridge Institute Diploma in Business Management

Entry into Year 3 (Level 6) (Top-up)

Academic Requirements

  • Hanbridge Institute Higher Diploma in Business Management
  • Pearson BTEC HND Level 5 Business
  • Diploma / Advanced Diploma in business from a recognised institute of higher learning (with entry requirements of A levels and above)
  • All the above is also subjected to the University of Suffolk, UK’s Recognition of Prior Learning Policies are available here

Note*: Students are required to do bridging modules should the qualifications be deemed not sufficient to progress to Level 6.

Graduation Requirements:

For graduation and classification of award, please refer to Framework and Regulations for Undergraduate Awards ( for more details.

Course Structure and Synopsis

The (Hons) Business Management course is designed to maximise students’ exposure to the real business world. Our excellent industry connections allow our students to have the opportunity to experience a range of additional workshops, industry trips and visits. Students will have opportunities to participate in regional business and entrepreneurship competitions and visit local organisations. You will regularly hear from guest speakers who offer their insight and experience to add value to your classes. We also make use of these connections to help in assessments and you will work on live case studies and projects throughout your study.

All students who attend the Bachelor (Hons) of Business Management in Singapore are students of the University of Suffolk, UK and will be accorded the same status as students who study at the UK campus. Upon graduation, they will become an alumnus of the University of Suffolk. All certificates of awards and transcripts are issued by the University of Suffolk and are recognised globally.

BA (Hons) Business Management Course

Our Primary Business Management Courses

At Hanbridge Institute in Singapore, our primary course for those working towards a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management is the Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Business Management. The BA (Hons) Business Management course is conducted in partnership with the University of Suffolk Business School, and comprises a comprehensive look at business management theories and approaches from both Western and Eastern perspectives. During your BA (Hons) Business Management course, you will learn how businesses are organised and run, providing you with the knowledge and confidence you need to advance in your chosen career. 

Who Can Enrol in Our Degree in Business Management Course?

The full 3-year University of Suffolk BA (Hons) Business Management course is available to students enrolling at Hanbridge Institute in Singapore. Our students of Higher Diploma in Business Management can also opt to complete their final year in the BA (Hons) Business Management programme. Both options will award graduating students with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management.

More information on the four Higher Diploma in Business Management courses can be found at the respective course pages:

Our Preparatory Business Management Courses 

Preparatory Business Management courses offered by Hanbridge Institute include the Foundation Certificate in Business Management, Diploma in Business Management, and Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Business. Students who wish to enrol in the Bachelor (Hons) of Business Management course in the future may enrol in these courses first to gain a foundational understanding of business management.

Advanced business management courses offered by Hanbridge Institute include the Master of Business Administration (MBA) and MSc International Business and Management.

Enrol in Our Business Management Course Today

Gain a competitive advantage in your chosen career field by enrolling in our Business Management Degree courses at Hanbridge Institute today. We also offer MBA courses and entrepreneurship training for aspiring entrepreneurs. If you have any further questions, don’t be afraid to get in touch and find out more about our various degree and diploma options offered in Singapore.

Course Fees

Please see here for fees for the 2024 intake.

Frequently Asked Questions About Business Management Degree in Singapore

1. What are the best courses for business management?

When it comes to business management, there are a variety of different courses that can be beneficial. It depends on what area of business management you want to pursue. However, some of the best courses for business management include topics such as entrepreneurship innovation management, marketing, business fintech management, and general business studies.

2. What is business management as a course?

A business management course prepares students for a career in the business world, it can be any sector or industry. The course aims to give students an understanding of how businesses are run and how to make decisions that will help them succeed. Different types of business management courses that cover the basics of business operation and decision-making are available for students to choose from.

3. What are the required subjects for business management?

The required subjects for business management vary depending on the programme you choose. However, some common subjects include arts, accounting, marketing, fintech management, human resources, and business law that you can expect to see covered in a Business Management degree programme.

4. Is business management a good course?

Business management is a broad field that covers different areas of expertise. Students who study business management can expect to learn about topics like entrepreneurship, accounting, finance, marketing, and operations management. A business management degree can open multiple job opportunities for you with greater earnings potential and career advancement possibilities.

5. How long is a business management course?

The duration of a business management course varies depending on the institution offering the programme and the specific requirements of the programme. However, most business management courses typically last between two and four years. Some diploma programmes also allow students to complete their studies in a shorter time frame.