Singapore Institute of Management
Singapore Institute of Management

Singapore Institute of Management


SIM-UOL International Foundation Programme (IFP)


Business Administration Management
Certificate Program
Qualification Awarded
University of London - International Foundation Programme
Awarding Institution
University of London, UK
Recognition of Qualification
Course Duration
1 years
May, September
Class Location
  • Singapore Institute of Management


Developed and awarded by University of London (UOL), UK. The University of London is one of the great universities of the world with over 50,000 students from 180 different countries.
The IFP is designed to help students prepare for undergraduate studies. Locally, it is an alternative for those who do not wish to do the A levels or a polytechnic diploma. The IFP enrolls candidates

Course Syllabus

Major Subjects
The programme is made up of 4 units. Although the University allows IFP students a registration period of up to 3 years. Students only need a year to complete the foundation programme.

Curriculum (one compulsory unit plus 3 electives)
One compulsory unit

Mathematics and Statistics
This is the foundation course on which subsequent, more specialised quantitative courses in Mathematics and Statistics are based. The course offers an overview of key mathematical methods and statistical concepts frequently applied to economics, management, finance and related areas.

2 electives

The course offers an overview of key economic concepts and their applications to everyday situations and current economic affairs using modelling techniques.

Social Psychology
This course provides an introduction to Social Psychology as a social scientific discipline, its areas of interest, theory and methodologies. Students will learn to consider key ways in which social psychological knowledge can be applied to real-life contexts. It provides tools that support students in critical thinking and argumentation.

Plus ONE elective from the following

International Relations
The course offers a basic introduction to international relations, its classical and contemporary theories, schools of thought and research areas. At the end of the course, students will be able to connect these concepts and theories to regional and global issues.


Accounting and Finance
The course provides a foundation introduction to the purposes and functions of accounting and finance, as well as to develop the key concepts and techniques to fulfil these functions for business financial decision-making.

In addition to the core curriculum from UOL, SIM will provide students with additional compulsory classes in English Language skills. These classes are complimentary and will help students to improve their fluency and develop greater accuracy in both their written and spoken language.

The purpose of the English classes is to extend their vocabulary to include more specialised English related to their course of study. These classes will also prepare students for the Academic IELTS examination.

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Entry Requirement

4 SPM subjects at grade C or better, or
4 UEC subjects at grade C8 or better, or
4 ‘O’ level passes (C or better)
English reqmt: SPM English grade C,with a 3 year validity or C6 in 1119 (GCE O) or iELTS 5.5 (no band less than 5.0) or TOEFL 75 iBT

Course Fees

< RM65000 (estimated total amount of the tuition and miscellaneous fees for the entire program)
Tuition Fee
S$20,200.00 (est.) for one year
Application Fee
S$ 490.50 (International students)

The fee listed above is only for reference. For the actual information of the tuition fees, please click here to inquire.

Course Inquiry

SIM Malaysia Rep Office:
30F, The Gardens North Tower, Mid Valley City,
Lingkaran Syed Putra, 59200 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Whatsapp No: +60 17-457 0878
Office Tel: +603 2035 9680 / 81

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