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Professional Diploma in Corporate Administration (PDCA)  print
The PDCA serves as a feeder route to the ICSA International Qualifying Scheme.
1) Entry Requirement
The minimum entry requirements for admission into the PDCA are as follows: -
2 STPM or “A” level passes; or
Matriculation / pre-university certificates; or
Recognised diplomas/advanced diplomas; or
Matured students i.e. minimum 21 years of age with relevant working experience or with a letter of recommendation from recognised bodies.
2) Post Nominal
Students are required to complete eight (8) subjects and upon completion, will be awarded a Professional Diploma in Corporate Administration and a post nominal of ProfDip.MAICSA.
Holders of the PDCA can describe themselves as Certified Corporate Administrators after having obtained one (1) year of relevant experience.
3) Certificate of Completion
Students will be awarded a Certificate of Completion upon completing the PDCA.
4) Format of Assessment of PDCA: A 3-hour written examination (100%) paper
Subject Assessment Structure
Part 1
1. Business Law
2. Business Organisation and Management
4. Business Ethics

Section A: 8 short questions (40 marks) (compulsory)
Section B: 3 out of 5 Essays/ Case Study (60 marks)
3. Business Accounting
Section A: 20 MCQ (40 marks) (compulsory)
Section B: 1 question (20 marks) (compulsory)
Section C: 2 out of 4 (40 marks)
Part 2
5. Business Strategies
6. Business Finance
7. Corporate Compliance and Practice
8. Law and Practice of Meetings

Section A: 8 short questions (40 marks) (compulsory)
Section B: 3 out of 5 Essay/ Case Study (60 marks)