BA (Hons) Business Administration

Approval Code R2/345/6/0448, 06/2024
Accreditation Code A 9514
Classification BA (Hons)
Subject Area Business Administration
Course Mode Full-time
Course Duration 3 Years (14 weeks per semester, 7 weeks per short semester)
Course Location Kuala Lumpur
Intakes January, May and September

International Degree Pathways

UCSI University’s BA (Hons) Business Administration programme provides students with the necessary business skills vital in today’s competitive corporate sectors, integrating theory-based learning within classrooms with practical co-operative placements with industry partners. Assessments encompass a blend of examinations and assignments including a Final Year project to be completed during the last year of study. Dedicated academicians ensure that courses, namely Statistics and Its Applications, Business communication, Macroeconomics and Management Science, among others, remain relevant with changes in the industry.

With value-added learning as the programme’s driving force, early exposure to diverse contemporary business environments, as well as local and international issues, will undoubtedly prepare students for the many challenges in their future careers.


Coursework and written examinations.

Academic Requirements
UCSI Foundation year
Pass, with a minimum CGPA of 2.0
Minimum 2 principals (C) (CGPA 2.0) in 2 subjects and pass in Mathematics and English at SPM Level.
Minimum 2 principals (E)
Minimum 5 credits (B6) and pass (C8) in Mathematics and English
National Matriculation
Minimum CGPA of 2.0
International Baccalaureate (IB)
Minimum score of 26 points in 6 subjects
Canadian Pre-U
Minimum average of 60% in 6 subjects
SAM / Australian Year 12
Minimum average of 60% in 5 subjects
Other qualifications deemed equivalent to STPM / A-Level by Malaysian Qualifications Agency
Minimum overall average of 60%
Minimum CGPA of 2.0
Other equivalent qualifications
To be reviewed by the faculty on a case-to-case basis


Note (Source: Surat Pekeliling MQA Bil 2/2016) :
The terms of passing in Mathematics and English at SPM level for the candidate with STPM or STAM qualification can be exempted if the candidate obtained Mathematics and English and its achievement is equivalent or higher than the required pass of the aforesaid courses at the SPM level.

Academic Requirements
Pass SPM with minimum 5 credits
Minimum 5 credits (C)
Pass UEC with minimum 3 credits (B6)
Other qualifications deemed equivalent to STPM / A-Level by Malaysian Qualifications Agency
Minimum overall average of 50%
Other qualifications deemed equivalent to SPM / O-Level by Malaysian Qualifications Agency
Minimum overall average of 60%

Note / Legend:

Discretion is given to the Head of Department to deal with applicants who have results borderline to the Academic Requirements.

SPM Credit – 'A+' to 'C'
O-Level – 'A' to 'C'
UEC Credit – 'A1' to 'B6'
STPM principal – 'A' to 'C'
'A' Levels principal – 'A' to 'E'

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS minimum Band 5.5
  • TOEFL  (Internet-based) minimum 46
  • Cambridge English Qualification and Test minimum score of 160
  • Pearson Test of English minimum score 51
  • MUET minimum Band 3 
  • In the event that the English Language Requirements are not met, student may be required to undertake additional English module(s) prior to or concurrently with the undergraduate programme, based on the University’s decision.
  • Applicants who have studied at least one year in a programme at an Institution of Higher Learning with minimum overall CGPA of 2.00 / average percentage of 50% where English is the medium of instruction. Applicants must produce a verification letter from the Institute of Higher Learning  confirming the medium used in the delivery of the programme was in English.

Due to its multidisciplinary content, this programme offers a wide range of career options for graduates, comprising the following sectors:

Manufacturing: CEO, Director, General Manager, Human Resource Manager, Sales Manager, Administrative Executive and Purchasing Executive

Service: Academician, Business Consultant, CEO, Corporate Trainer, Credit Banking Executive, Director, Entrepreneur, Events Manager, Financial Advisor, General Manager, Human Resource Executive, Human Resource Manager, Investment Banking Executive, Management Consultant, Public Relations Executive, Public Relations Manager and Research Analyst

Retail: Business Support Manager, Customer Relations Manager, Entrepreneur, Human Resource Executive, Human Resource Manager, Purchasing Executive, Sales Manager, Service Manager, Store Manager, Assistant Store Manager and Store Supervisor Non-profit Organisations: Administrative Manager, Events Manager and Project Manager

Year 1
  • Business Accounting
  • Business Communication
  • Business Information Systems
  • Business Law
  • Statistics and Its Applications
  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Fundamentals of Management
  • Fundamentals of Marketing
  • University Life (MPU - U2)
  • Business Law - Malaysian Perspective (MPU - U3)
  • Extracurricular Learning Experience 1 (MPU - U4)
  • Co-operative Placement 1
Year 2
  • Company Law
  • Business Mathematics
  • Business Modelling with Spreadsheet
  • Business Research Methods
  • Management Science
  • Managing People
  • Corporate Communication
  • Financial Management
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Internet in Practice
  • Management Ethics
  • Extracurricular Learning Experience 2 (MPU - U4)
  • Co-operative Placement II
Year 3
  • Final Year Project A
  • Corporate Finance
  • Contemporary Human Resource Management
  • Independent Project A
  • Independent Project B
  • International Business
  • Organisational Development & Change
  • Strategic Information Systems Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Issues in Business
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Retail Marketing
  • Services Marketing
  • Extracurricular Learning Experience 3 (MPU - U4)
  • Co-operative Placement III


General Courses (MPU) are compulsory for all students.
– For Malaysian students:
  1. Ethnic Relations
  2. Islamic Civilisation and Asian Civilisation
– For foreign students:
  1. Malaysian Studies
  2. Communication in Bahasa Melayu 3

All information is correct at the time of upload and UCSI University reserves the right to make amendments without prior notice.

Local Students

Approximate Total Fees:

RM 69,620

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International Students

Approximate Total Fees:

RM 79,900

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International Degree Pathway (IDP) via BA (Hons) Business Administration

IDP ProgrammePathwayUniversityCountryFee
Bachelor of Management Major: Business Economics / eBusiness / Human Resources / International Business / Advertising / Real Estate and Development / Sustainability / Marketing1.5+1.5The University of QueenslandAustraliaAUD 42,272
Bachelor of Commerce (Business Administration)1.5+1.5The University of QueenslandAustraliaAUD 43,663
Bachelor of International Business Administration2+1Montpellier Business SchoolFranceEUR10,900
Bachelor (Hons) in Business Management2+2Montpellier Business SchoolFranceEUR10,900
BBA Business Administration2+1University of EssexUnited Kingdom£ 16,860
Bachelor of Science International Business and Entrepreneurship1+2University of EssexUnited Kingdom£ 16,860
Bachelor of Science Marketing1+2University of EssexUnited Kingdom£ 16,860
Bachelor of Science Business Management1+2University of EssexUnited Kingdom£ 16,860
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Business Management (Major: Accounting and Finanace, Marketing, Human Resource)2+1University of the West of England, BristolUnited Kingdom£ 13,000
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Accounting and Finance2 + 1University of the West of England, BristolUnited Kingdom£ 13,000
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Marketing2+1University of the West of England, BristolUnited Kingdom£ 13,000

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