Diploma in Foundation Studies

Programme Introduction

The EAIM Diploma in Foundation Studies is a University Foundation Program designed to prepare O-level or Middle-school graduates for entry into renowned and reputable universities in UK, Australia and USA. It is a 6 months program that provides students an intensive, fast-track admission into their desired under-graduate Bachelor’s degree programs

Programme Objective

• a sound foundation and understanding of basic economic theories and concepts;

• the understanding of the concepts, processes, and functions of management;

• the understanding of the basic principles and practice of accounting;

• developing basic skills to analyze real world business issues and entrepreneurship;

• enhancing students’ capability in analytical and critical thinking


1. Introduction to Accounting

This module is an introductory course in financial accounting theory and practice. It introduces basic accounting concepts and practices that are essential for students who have no background in accounting and are completing a course in business studies. It covers the complete accounting cycle and critical accounting areas including cash receivables, inventories and fixed assets. The topics include among others a basic understanding of the role of accounting in business, analysing transactions, matching concept and adjustments of entries, accounting for trading businesses, internal controls and special journals, and partnership.

Study Mode & Duration: 
Full-time: 6 months
Jan / Apr / Jul / Oct
One month prior to intake dates
Average Teacher-Student Ratio

1:49 (Classroom based lecture during Covid -19)
1:150 (Classroom based lecture)
1:300 (Blended-mode lecture)
1:50 (Workgroup session)

*The program is a face-to-face program, in view of Covid-19 and travel/border restriction, the program is delivered face to face or on blended mode in Singapore.

Assignment, Project, Practical and Written Examination

Graduation Requirement

• Must passed all modules

• Must achieve an overall attendance of 90% (International Student) and 75% (Local Student)

Minimum Age Requirement: 15 years (at the time of application)

Academic Entry Requirement:
1 GCE O Level Pass
Nitec / Higher Nitec
Poly Foundation
LCCI Diploma in Business (Level 3)
English Language Requirement: 
GCE 'O' level English (grade 1 to 7);
IELTS score of 4.0;
An equivalent English language qualification
Application Procedure
You may apply to EAIM either by visiting EAIM Balestier Campus
mail your application to East Asia Institute of Management,  9 Ah Hood Road, Singapore 329975
Singaporean / PR  
Tuition Fees
S$ 5,400
Assessment Fee
S$ 400
Application Fee
S$ 150
Administration Fee
S$ 400
Material Fee
S$ 600
S$ 6,950
Medical Insurance Waived
FPS Insurance or Escrow Bank Charge Waived
Other miscelleneous fees may apply ( Please click here  for more information)  
Application and Enrolment Fee is non-refundable.
All prices are subject to prevailing Goods & Services Tax (GST) of 8%.
All prices are effective for intakes from Dec 2021.
Start of class is subjected to minimum class size achieved.

Generally the curriculum for all levels are taught over 4 terms of 12 weeks. Modules are conducted in formal instructor-led classroom sessions where students are introduced to the course discipline. Each term will cover 2-3 modules with 54 contact hours per module. Lectures are 3-hour sessions and Tutorial 3-hour sessions weekly

2022 Term 1 2022 Term 2
FP106 Business Mathematics FP104 Introduction to Management
FP103 Introduction to Economics FP101 Introduction to Accounting
FP105-11 Study Skills II FP105-1 Study Skills I

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