Diploma In Business Studies

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  • Course Code: A1569(R/340/4/0396)
  • Introduction
  • Business today is complex, and it calls for minds that are trained in the broad fundamentals of business. This 2 ½ year programme of 5 semesters covers a wide range of courses.  It includes the study of accounting, economics, marketing, management, math and statistics, language and communication, information technology and legal foundations.

Entry Requirements

Passed Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) or recognized equivalent by the Malaysia Government with at least FIVE (5) credits including Bahasa Malaysia, English AND Mathematics / Additional Mathematics.

Fulfill the UNIVERSITY GENERAL CONDITIONS with credits in the subject:

  • English
  • Mathematics / Additional Mathematics

Course Structure

Semester 1

  • Integrated Language Skills: Listening
  • Fundamentals of Islam
  • National Kesatria 1
  • Financial Accounting
  • Business Mathematics
  • Fundamentals of Management
  • Third Language I

Semester 2

  • Integrated Language Skills: Reading
  • Islamic Thought Civilization
  • Public Speaking I
  • Introduction to Cost Accounting
  • Microeconomics
  • Fundamentals of Marketing
  • Business Communication
  • Third Language I

Semester 3

  • Fundamental of Islamic Economics
  • Public Speaking II
  • Integrated Language Skills: Writing
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Information Technology in Business
  • Creative and Critical Thinking

Semester 4

  • Business Law
  • Fundamentals of Finance
  • Operations Management
  • Fundamentals of Transport
  • Principles of Public Relations
  • Organizational Behaviour

Semester 5

  • Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship
  • Malaysian Economics
  • Risk and Insurance
  • Human Resources Management
  • Investment Management
  • Introduction to International Business


Opportunities for Further Studies

  • Holders of this diploma can proceed directly into third semester of the Bachelor of Business Administration Programme level at the Faculty of Business Management, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM). Graduates can also further their studies at any local or foreign universities.

Career Opportunites

  • Graduates can hold supervisory, managerial as well as assisting officer jobs in any public or provate sectors.