DIPLOMA

DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS STUDIES

DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS STUDIES

Faculty of Business and Accounting

DIPLOMA

Overview

 Diploma     R2/340/4/0602 (A6970) 03/21    3 Years     April,August,December

The Diploma in Business Studies program is structured to expose students to the basic areas of business management. It prepares the necessary foundation for students who want to embark on an entry-level career in the business world or pursue higher level studies in the subject.

The Diploma in Business Studies curriculum covers the broad syllabus typical of a rigorous diploma-level program in this field. A broad knowledge of business skills and practices are gained, from theoretical studies to practical applications, accompanied by a highly participatory approach to develop an intuitive understanding of business concepts .

Career Opportunities

Suitable fields include strategic planning, marketing, finance, human resources, operations and supply chain management, information systems, research, consultancy and academia.

Entry Requirement

  1. SPM / SPMV: Pass with minimum 3 credits in any subject and pass in Bahasa Malaysia; or
  2. UEC: Pass with minimum Grade B in 3 subjects and Pass Bahasa Malaysia; or
  3. O-Level / equivalent: Pass with minimum Grade C in 3 subjects; or
  4. SKM: Pass with Level 3 in a related field, and pass in SPM with minimum 1 credit in any subject; or
  5. Community College Certificate: Pass with Level 3, MQF in a relevant field and pass in SPM with minimum 1 credit in any subject; or 
  6. STPM: Pass with minimum Grade C (GP2.00) in any 1 subject; or
  7. STAM: Pass with minimum Grade Maqbul; or
  8. Other equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysian Government

  9. and 
    International students must pass:
    • IELTS Band 5.0; or
    • TOEFL with a minimum score of 500; or
    • Pass English in Cambridge/Edexcel GCE A-Levels
    • MUET minimum Band 3

Course Content

Year 1
  • Academic Communicative English 1
  • Computer Applications
  • Accounting 1
  • Introduction to Business
  • Academic Communicative English 2
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Business Mathematics
  • Introduction to Economics

Year 2
  • Basic Management
  • Accounting 2
  • Marketing
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Management Accounting
  • Business Law
  • Human Resources Management
  • Purchasing

Year 3
  • Business Statistics
  • Advertising and Promotion
  • Sales Planning & Operations
  • Marketing Planning
  • Small Business Enterprise
  • Business Strategy
  • Industrial Training

Program Educational Objective

PEO 1: Knowledgeable and technically competent in the business discipline in line with the industry requirement.

PEO 2: Effective in communication and demonstrate good teamwork in an organization.

PEO 3: Ethical and professional, and capable of solving business-related issues innovatively.

PEO 4: Able to demonstrate entrepreneurship skills and recognize the need for lifelong learning for successful career development.

Program Learning Outcome

PLO 1: Explain the relevant concepts and theories in business studies (C)

PLO 2: Apply practical and theoretical understanding in a business context (P)

PLO 3: Solve basic problems related to business (C)

PLO 4: Communicate effectively both in written and verbal with professionals from a different level of management and business culture (A)

PLO 5: Demonstrate teamwork, interpersonal and social skills in the business context. (A)

PLO 6: Display professional and ethical business conduct (A)

PLO 7: Relate the skills and principles of lifelong learning needed in their academic and career development (A)

PLO 8: Practice entrepreneurial skills by addressing business issues (A)

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