business programmes in malaysia

Diploma in Business Administration


The diploma programme provides a strong foundation to those interested in the field of business. The programme instills business sense into students while shaping them to be business leaders of tomorrow.
Upon completion of the course, graduates will have a holistic perspective of the world business and will be a valued member of a business team or an entrepreneur.

  • Duration: 2 1/3 years (7 semester)
  • Entry Requirements: 3 relevant credits in SPM or GCE ’O’ Level or equivalent qualifications
  • Intake: January, March, May and October

Programme Structure

Year 1
Semester 1

  • English
  • Introduction to Microeconomics
  • Information Technology in Business
  • Financial Accounting 1

Semester 2

  • Business English for Communication
  • Introduction to Macroeconomics
  • Business Mathematics
  • Financial Accounting 2

Semester 3 (7 weeks)

  • English – Reading and Writing for Academic Purposes
  • Statistics for Business
  • Organisational Theory & Behaviour

Year 2
Semester 4 (14 weeks)

  • Public Speaking
  • E-Commerce
  • Financial Accounting 3
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Operations Management

Semester 5 (14 weeks)

  • Management Science
  • Cost Accounting
  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • International Business

Semester 6

  • Management Accounting
  • Human Resource Management
  • Business Ethics

Year 3
Semester 7

  • Business Communication
  • Introduction to Law
  • Investment Analysis
  • Fundamentals of Finance

MQA Compulsory Subjects*

  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A / B
  • Pengajian Islam / Pendidikan Moral
  • Pengajian Malaysia

*All local students are required to take 3 MQA Compulsory Subjects that include Bahasa Kebangsaan A, Malaysian Studies, and Islamic Studies (for Muslims) or Moral education (for non-Muslims). Malaysian students are required by MQA to pass all these 3 subjects to qualify for their awards. MQA Compulsory Subjects are optional for all International Students