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Diploma In International Business

Intakes
January, May and September
Course Duration
2 Years (14 weeks per semester)
Course Location
Kuching
Course Mode
Full-time
Approval Code
N/340/4/0691; 08/2021
Accreditation Code
MQA/FA5300


Overview

This programme equips students with the core Subject Listing international business competencies that are vital in this globalised world, aiming to familiarise learners with components in management, marketing, finance, economics and business law from an international perspective.

* This programme received a 100% graduate employability score in the Ministry of Higher Education’s Graduate Employability 2020. (Source: ge.mohe.gov.my/)

Entry Requirements

Academic Requirements

​SPM/O-Level

Pass SPM with minimum 3 credits (C)

UEC

Pass UEC with minimum 3 credits (B)

​STPM

Minimum 1 principal (C)

A-Level

Minimum 1 principal (E)

​Computing Related Certificate SKM, SKK (MQF Level 3)

Pass Level 3 and pass SPM with at least 1 credit

Other qualifications deemed equivalent to SPM / O-Level by Malaysian Qualifications Agency

Minimum overall average of 50%

Other SPM equivalent qualifications

50% average score

Other Year 11 equivalent

Minimum overall average of 50%

Any other equivalent qualifications

Case-by-case basis

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
MUET
Band 3
SPM English Language
Grade B+
SPM English Language 1119/O-Level/IGCSE
Grade C
UEC English Language
Grade A2
IELTS
Band 5
TOEFL iBT
Grade 42

For International Students
IELTS
Band 5.5
Cambridge English Qualifications and Tests
160
TOEFL IBT
46
Pearson Test of English
47

  • International applicants who do not meet the respective academic programme’s English Language Requirements will need to improve their proficiency by enrolling into the English for Tertiary Education programme (R/KJP/00920-00929).
  • 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 additional English proficiency courses.

Courses Offered

Year 1
  • Introduction to Management
  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Computing Studies
  • Business Mathematics
  • Microeconomics
  • Fundamentals of Marketing
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Business Communication
  • Introduction to Human Resource Management
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Introduction to International Business
  • Macroeconomics

Electives

  • Japanese Language
  • German Language
  • Mandarin Language
  • Korean Language
Year 2
  • International Management
  • International Marketing
  • International Economics
  • Malaysian Ecotourism
  • Management Accounting
  • Principle Approach to Business Ethics
  • International Finance
  • International Business Law
  • Global Sourcing
  • Global Supply Chain Management
  • Principle of Public Relations
  • Co-Operative Placement
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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Career Opportunities

  • International business development
  • Distribution and marketing
  • International sales and marketing
  • International relations
  • International brand management
  • International care
  • Business development

Tuition Fees

Local Students

Approximate Total Fees:

RM 24,004

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International Students

Approximate Total Fees:

RM 32,926

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