BA (Hons) Commerce (Kuching Campus)

Approval Code R2/345/6/0449; 04/2024
Accreditation Code A 9777
Classification BA (Hons)
Subject Area Commerce
Course Mode Full-time
Course Duration 3 Years (14 weeks per semester, 7 weeks per short semester)
Course Location Kuching
Intakes January, May and September (Kuching Campus only)


UCSI University’s BA (Hons) in Commerce is a 3-year programme that equips you with operational, supervisory and managerial knowledge and skills, required for modern management of business industry. It covers a wide range of areas from management, sales & marketing, public relation, retailing to human resource management.

Assessments

The assessment includes a combination of examinations, projects and assignments, and finally a requirement to complete a dissertation in an Independent Project in the final year. Students will acquire up-to-date vocational skills that are relevant and competitive.

Qualification
Academic Requirements
Foundation Year
Pass with a minimum CGPA of 2.0
 
STPM
Pass STPM with Minimum 2 principals (C)
 
A-Level
Minimum 2 principals (E)
 
UEC
Pass UEC with Minimum 5 credits (B6)
 
National matriculation
Minimum CGPA of 2.0
 
International Baccalaureate (IB)
A minimum score of 26 credits from 6 subjects
 
Canadian Pre-U
Minimum average of 60% in 6 subjects
 
SAM
Minimum average of 60% in 5 subjects
 
Other qualifications deemed equivalent to STPM/A-Level by Malaysian Government
Minimum overall average of 60%
 
Diploma (business-related)
Minimum CGPA of 2.0
 
Other equivalent qualifications
To be reviewed by the faculty on a case-to-case basis
 

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR FOUNDATION YEAR
Qualification
Academic Requirements
SPM
Pass SPM with minimum 5 credits
 
STAM
Minimum 2 passes (Jayyid)
 
O-Level
Minimum 5 credits (C)
 
UEC
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 School 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-Level principal – 'A' to 'E'
 

English Language Requirements
For Local Students (Diploma and Degree)
  • English language competency requirements are as follows: Minimum grade of B+ in SPM English Language; or a minimum grade of C in SPM English Language 1119/O-Level English/IGCSE; or a minimum grade of A2 in UEC English language; or minimum Band 3 of MUET.
  • In the event that the English language requirements are not met, applicants will be required to take the Basic English and English Foundation for in-sessional academic enhancement concurrently with the programme.
For International Students (Degree)
  • English language competency requirements are as follows: Minimum Band 3 of MUET (Malaysian University English Test); or a minimum band score of 5.0 in IELTS (5.5 band score for BA (Hons) Commerce programme); or a minimum score of 42 in TOEFL IBT; or a minimum score of 47 in PTE (Pearson Test of English); or a minimum score of 154 in Cambridge English Qualifications and Test.
  • International applicants who do not meet the respective academic programme’s English Language Requirement will need to improve their proficiency by enrolling into the English for Tertiary Education programme (R/KJP/00920-00920) which helps them prepare for attaining a required band score. Placement into the various levels of the English for Tertiary Education programme depends on the English Language qualification students have at the point of admission and / or the outcome of the English Placement Test.
  • The applicants who have met the respective academic programme’s English Language Requirement may be advised by Faculty to improve their proficiency by undertaking the additional English proficiency courses.
  • General Manager
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Banking and Business Manager
  • Retail Manager
  • Entrepreneur
  • Strategic Business Planner
  • Management Executive
  • Operation Manager
  • Business Consultant
Year 1
  • Financial Accounting
  • Microeconomics
  • Marketing Management
  • Business Mathematics
  • University Life (MPU-U2)
  • Extra-curricular Learning Experience 1 (MPU-U4)
  • Business Communication
  • Business Statistics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Introduction to Management and Organisation Theory
  • Malaysian Ethnic Food (MPU-U3)
  • Management Accounting
  • Business Law
  • Management Information System
 
Year 2
  • Business Research Method
  • Electronic Commerce
  • Corporate Finance
  • Operation Management
  • Organisation Behaviour
  • Extra-curricular Learning Experience 2 (MPU-U4)
  • Relationship Marketing
  • Human Resource Management
  • Cross Cultural Studies
  • Web Design
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Co-operative Placement I
  • Elective : Choose One
    • Japanese Language
    • German Language
    • Mandarin Language
    • Korean Language
 
Year 3
  • Strategic Management
  • Merchandise Management
  • Independent Project A
  • Retail Technology and Operations
  • International Trade Strategies
  • Extra-curricular Learning Experience 3 (MPU-U4)
  • Introduction to Retail and Service Management
  • Logistics Management
  • Independent Project B
  • Services Marketing
  • Business Analysis and System Development
  • Co-operative Placement 2

 

General Courses (MPU) are compulsory for all students.
U1
– For Malaysian students:
  1. Ethnic Relations
  2. Islamic Civilisation and Asian Civilisation
– For foreign students:
  1. Malaysian Studies
  2. Communication in Bahasa Melayu 3

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