Course Description
Marketing is an important function that brings companies and clients closer to each other. This course introduces students to the crucial role that marketing plays in business development. Students who successfully complete the course will have a good knowledge and understanding of the key principles of marketing and will be able to relate this to the workplace.

This course may have been referred to as ABE Diploma in Marketing Management in some of the promotional materials.

Course Code: ABE-302-2

Awarding Body
Certificate for this course will be awarded by the Association of Business Executives (ABE).

MNQF Level
Level 3 Certificate (view Approval)

Academic Requirements
Applicant must meet one of the following minimum entry requirements:

  • Completion of the 6th year of School
  • MNQF Level 2 Qualification
  • 18 years old AND ability to communicate in English language

Course Structure

Compulsory Subjects:

  • ABEL4-301-1: Introduction to Business (IB)
  • ABEL4-302-2: Introduction to Business Communication (IBC)
  • ABEL4-304-4: Introduction to Quantitative Methods (IQM)
  • ABEL4-305-5: Introduction to Marketing (IM)

There are no Optional Subjects.

Duration: 5 months (1 semester)

Intakes: January and June

Course Assessments
All subjects will be assessed by time constrained paper based exams that are set and marked by ABE, UK. The exams will be conducted and invigilated by the Department of Public Examinations in the Maldives.

Course Fee and Payment Plan
Payments can be made in installments. Please see Course Fees and Payment Plan for information.

Students who achieve the ABE Level 4 Diploma may use it to apply for a place at a university in lieu of A Levels for entry (see ABE Website for details). Alternatively, students can continue to work through to the ABE Level 5 Diploma in Marketing Management. The following image shows the pathway.

How to Apply?
Candidates may apply online or download and complete application, which can be submitted to College Reception on the First Floor of H. Vaifilaa-age, Janavaree Magu. Applicants are requested to read the Terms and Conditions for Studying at MAPS College before applying.