SMF Institute of Higher Learning

Certificate in Foundation Studies

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The Certificate in Foundation Studies is designed for students who do not hold formal University entrance qualifications but who are keen to pursue a full-time course leading toward university study after their GCE ‘O‘ level (or its equivalent). The Certificate in Foundation Studies will train students in different business aspect areas such as Ideas Critical Analysis, Introduction to Management, Introduction to Accounting and Fundamentals of Economics.

Structure & Content

The 4 modules for Certificate in Foundation Studies are:

  • Fundamentals of Economics
  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Introduction to Management
  • Ideas and Critical Analysis

Upon completion of the Certificate programme, graduates will be eligible for entry into the SMF Institute Diploma programme.

Entry Requirements

  • Age 16 years and above
  • GCE ‘O‘ Level with 4 credit passes (including English) or
  • Nitec or
  • International students who obtain high school / qualification equivalent to Year 11
  • Having obtained the age of 26 (Mature Age Entry) with employment background deemed suitable will be assessed on a case-to-case basis

Delivery methods

  • Classroom

Assesment Methods

  •  written assignments and examination.

Graduation and Degree

  • Certificate in Foundation Studies, SMF Institute of Higher Learning, Singapore

Commencement date

Jan / Apr / Jul / Oct

Full/part time

Full Time, Part Time

Length of course

within 6 months

Course Price

$ 2,568.00

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