MBA (ODL Mode)

Approval Code N-DL/345/7/1002; 12/2021
Accreditation Code MQA/FA8414
Classification MBA
Subject Area Business Administration
Course Mode Part-time
Course Duration Minimum 2 Years
Course Location Kuala Lumpur
Intakes January, May and September

This MBA (ODL Mode) programme is specially adapted from UCSI’s established MBA programme to offer you the benefits of online learning to fit your busy lifestyle or work schedule. As the only Malaysian university to offer an MBA with an elective in Blue Ocean Strategy (BOS), learners of this programme can expect to be thoroughly exposed to the tools, methodologies and frameworks of BOS that will provide a systematic approach to making the competition irrelevant in any industry. You will learn how to examine the conundrums of global business management and create opportunities through in-depth understanding of underlying factors like finance, marketing and human resource. By the end of this programme, you will have mastered a range of multidisciplinary tools and skills that are required of successful managers, entrepreneurs and strategists.

Programme Highlights

  • 24-Month Completion: Graduate with an MBA in two years while studying at a pace that suits your lifestyle and schedule.
  • APEL Entry Recognition: Your experience counts. Gain admission with a minimum of five years working experience in the relevant field.
  • Blue Ocean Strategy: Pursue value innovation like never before with one of the world's best management strategies. UCSI is the only Malaysian university to offer an MBA with this elective.
  • 100% Coursework: No exams – you will be assessed through written assignments, case studies, projects and presentations.

Online and distance learning at UCSI

  • Supported Learning: 20 hours of face-to-face guidance each module.
  • Flexible Study: Learn wherever and whenever you want.
  • Self-Paced: Freedom to set your own learning schedule.
  • 24/7 Accessibility: All learning materials are available online.


Lecturers will engage 20 hours of face-to-face learning sessions per course each semester while providing email-based support throughout. The online chat sessions may be conducted with or without audio and video presentation, and the messages, chat log and threaded discussions will be available to the entire class. These sessions are scheduled and students' active participation is expected.


Students will be assessed through written assignments, case studies, presentations and projects. The lecturers will provide regular feedback on their work, mark assignments, and monitor their progress throughout the course.

Academic Qualifications
A recognised bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent; or
A recognised bachelor’s degree with CGPA below 2.50 or equivalent with a minimum of five (5) years working experience in a relevant field.

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS minimum Band 6.0
  • TOEFL  (Internet-based) minimum 60
  • Cambridge English Qualification and Test minimum score of 169
  • Pearson Test of English minimum score 59
  • MUET minimum Band 4
Business Function (Core)
  • Financial Accounting and Analysis
  • Marketing Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Financial Management and Policy
Business Operation (Core)
  • Information Technology for Managers
  • International Business and Management
  • Business Policy and Strategic Management
  • Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility
Business Generation (Core)
  • Research Methods for Business and Management ​* Pre-requisite
  • Research Planning* (Pre-requisite)
  • Master Coursework Project
Business Effectuation (Electives) (Select any two)
*not all elective courses will be offered in the semester
  • Blue Ocean Strategy
  • Operations and Logistic Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Import and Export Management
  • Managerial Economics


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 31,210

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International Students

Approximate Total Fees:

RM 45,400

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