Master of Business Administration

General

Program Description

Advantage

The Master of Business Administration is the gateway for both technical as well as non-technical professionals with Degrees of any disciplines to enhance their career into any type of managerial position. This programme prepares students with in-depth knowledge along with the analytic skill to meet the challenges of being an effective level business executives.

Some of the highlights from this programmes are:

  • Leadership and personal development through experiential wilderness programme
  • An immersive learning experience with relevant industry partners
  • The benefit of learning from industry experts for an acquaintance to industry challenges and issues
  • Learn the application of business theories to real-life practical industry scenarios
  • Experience the complexity of the business environment through real-life project attachment and business activities.

Study Location: Main Campus at Mid Valley with visits to floating campus

Total Credits: 44

Faculty: School of Business and Applied Sciences

Entry Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.5 and above; OR
  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification not meeting CGPA of 2.50 can be accepted subject to a minimum of 5 years of working experience in a relevant field OR
  • Any other equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of Education Malaysia and Accepted by the University Senate.

English Language Requirements for International Students:

  • International English Language Test (IELTS) - overall band 6.5; OR
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) – 570 and above
  • * Conditional offer is considered on a case to case basis by the Admissions Committee

Possible Academic Progression:

  • Doctorate in Business Administration with local university or colleges
  • Doctorate in Philosophy with local university or colleges

Modules

Modules for this programme are designed with integration of multiple disciplines and it has a well-balanced mix to meet the combination of all requirements for one to excel as a business executive. They are generally categorized into 4 main type of modules and could be further categorized into 10 different domains.

Compulsory Modules

High Order Thinking Modules

  • Strategic Marketing Management
  • Strategic Human Capital Management
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Entrepreneurship

Integrative Modules

  • Organisational Behaviour and Leadership
  • Business Economics and Global Markets
  • Strategic Thinking and Management
  • Decision Risk Analysis
  • Corporate Finance and Accounting
  • Operations and Quality Management

Research-Based Modules

  • Research Methodology
  • Final Project
Last updated October 2018

About the School

As a niche university, MERITUS' unique approach to education is to offer a practical and effective blend of traditional, modern and experiential learning to ensure success.

As a niche university, MERITUS' unique approach to education is to offer a practical and effective blend of traditional, modern and experiential learning to ensure success. Read less