Graduate Diploma in Business Management

(R-DL/345/6/0956) (MQA/FA0762) (08/21)

Graduate Diploma in Business Management
The programme is recognised as equivalent to a bachelor’s degree.
The programme is specially designed to develop student’s solid grounding in both foundational business and management knowledge.

This mid-level postgraduate qualification allows learners to upgrade their skills and qualifications. It can be taken standalone or as part of a pathway for students to pursue their Master’s degree.

Programme Highlights

  • The programme is internationally benchmarked, approved by the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education and accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency.
  • Interactive learning activities, assignments, online discussions.
  • Easy access to myPLS anytime, anywhere, any device.
  • Access to the physical and digital library comprising of around 190,000 e-books, 95,000 e-journals, and 2.4 million e-theses titles accessible anywhere anytime.

Learning Outcomes

  • Comprehend and apply the basics of management, business, and marketing in the competitive world of global businesses.
  • Use pertinent knowledge, skills and competencies in effective communication and problem-solving situations in competitive business challenges.
  • Think critically and reflect creatively on opportunities, challenges and innovations for self-development and professional advancement.
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Programme Facts
MQA Code:
Programme Code:

(R-DL/345/6/0956) (MQA/FA0762) (08/21)

Modes of Study:

Part-Time

  • Fully Online
  • Blended Learning
Duration:

2 years 4 months (7 semesters)

Frequency of Tutorials:

Once a month

  • Saturday & Sunday (3 Tutorials Per Subject)
Assessment:

Coursework: 60%
Final Exam: 40%

Core

  • Principles of Management
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Management Information System
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Principles of Economics
  • Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • Business Statistics
  • Business Law
  • Human Resource Management

Concentration Subjects

Choose one (1) only

1) Marketing

  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Internet Marketing
  • Marketing Management

2) Manufacturing Management

  • Production Planning and Control
  • Inventory Control
  • Fundamental of Manufacturing Management

3) Supply Chain Management

  • Production Planning and Control
  • Logistics & Supply Chain Management
  • Purchasing Supply Management

General Subjects

Applicable to Malaysian Students only

  • Islamic and Asian Civilisations
  • Ethnic Relations
  • Academic Writing
  • Comparative Ethics
  • Social Responsibility Project

Applicable to International Students (in Malaysia)

  • Malay Language and Communication 2
  • Malaysian Studies 3
  • Academic Writing
  • Comparative Ethics
  • Social Responsibility Project 2

Applicable to International Students (Abroad)

  • Fundamentals of English Grammar
  • The Web Economy
  • Academic Writing
  • Comparative Ethics
  • Social Responsibility Project

University Compulsory Subjects

  • Information Literacy and Research Skills
  • Entrepreneurship in Asia
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Programme Facts
MQA Code:
Programme Code:

(R-DL/345/6/0956) (MQA/FA0762) (08/21)

Modes of Study:

Part-Time

  • Fully Online
  • Blended Learning
Duration:

2 years 4 months (7 semesters)

Frequency of Tutorials:

Once a month

  • Saturday & Sunday (3 Tutorials Per Subject)
Assessment:

Coursework: 60%
Final Exam: 40%

For Malaysian and International Students:

Regular Entry

  • STPM / ‘A’ Level or equivalent qualifications with minimum Grade C (CGPA 2.0) in two (2) subjects AND Pass in Mathematic and English Language at SPM / ‘O’ Level or equivalent; OR
  • STAM with minimum Grade Jayyid AND Pass in Mathematic and English Language at SPM level or equivalent; OR
  • A Diploma / Advanced Diploma OR equivalent qualifications; OR
  • A Matriculation / Foundation Programme or equivalent qualifications with minimum CGPA of 2.00; OR
  • UEC with minimum Grade B in five (5) subjects AND Pass in Mathematic and English Language; OR
  • Other recognised equivalent qualifications; AND
  • 2 years of working experience; OR
  • A Graduate Certificate in the relevant field.

For Malaysian students only:

Flexible Entry

Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) Entry Requirements:

  • Minimum 21 years of age.
  • Possess relevant working experience.

Minimum English Language Requirements for International Students:

  • IELTS 5.5; OR
  • Other recognized equivalent qualification.

*The above entry requirements serve as a guideline. Applicants are responsible to verify the requirements by contacting the University’s Admission Unit.

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Programme Facts
MQA Code:
Programme Code:

(R-DL/345/6/0956) (MQA/FA0762) (08/21)

Modes of Study:

Part-Time

  • Fully Online
  • Blended Learning
Duration:

2 years 4 months (7 semesters)

Frequency of Tutorials:

Once a month

  • Saturday & Sunday (3 Tutorials Per Subject)
Assessment:

Coursework: 60%
Final Exam: 40%

For Malaysian and International students:*

  • Merit Scholarship available for top-performing students
  • 10% discount on tuition fee available through student loyalty scheme

For Malaysian students only:*

  • 10% discount is offered to students who pay in full their annual tuition fee in one payment
  • 50% discount on tuition fee for senior citizens who are 55 years of age & above
  • 75% discount on tuition fee for the disabled
  • EPF withdrawal assistance
  • PTPTN loan assistance

*Terms and conditions apply

For more details on the discounts and financial incentives, click HERE.

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Programme Facts
MQA Code:
Programme Code:

(R-DL/345/6/0956) (MQA/FA0762) (08/21)

Modes of Study:

Part-Time

  • Fully Online
  • Blended Learning
Duration:

2 years 4 months (7 semesters)

Frequency of Tutorials:

Once a month

  • Saturday & Sunday (3 Tutorials Per Subject)
Assessment:

Coursework: 60%
Final Exam: 40%