Master of Business Administration | Asia Pacific University (APU)

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Master of Business Administration

Duration:
Full time (1+ years)
Part time (2-3 years)

Award:
APU, Malaysia

Intakes:
Full-time:
25 Nov 2019
06 Apr 2020
03 Aug 2020
23 Nov 2020


Part-time:
10 Jan 2020
06 Mar 2020

This programme is specifically designed to provide:

  • An opportunity to develop knowledge and skills as a business manager in various work settings.
  • A platform to improve effectiveness in any present and future management roles.
  • Developing capabilities in integration of knowledge, skills and personal qualities that are applied appropriately in response to various circumstances.

Admission Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.50 out of 4.00, or its equivalent qualification as acceptable by the Senate.
  • Bachelor’s degree with CGPA below 2.50 out of 4.00, or its equivalent qualification can be accepted with minimum 5 years relevant working experience in related field.
  • English Requirements: IELTS 6.0

English Requirements (only applicable to International Student)
Please note that under Ministry of Education regulations, only students who have achieved the minimum requirement in the English Language proficiency assessment as indicated above will be allowed to continue their studies in the main study programme. Students who do not have the required English Language achievement may apply for a student visa on conditional basis and are allowed to enrol in an English Language Certification programme at APU upon arrival in Malaysia and, subsequently, appear for the IELTS/TOEFL/PTE/MUET assessment. Students who are unable to obtain the required level of English Competency during the maximum 12 months’ period, will not be allowed to pursue their studies in the main programme and will have to return to their home country. Students from English speaking countries and those with qualifications taught in English (previous Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree taught in English) are exempted from English requirements. Applications for exemption must be accompanied by supporting documents.

Note: The above entry requirements may differ for specific programmes based on the latest programme standards published by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).


Who Should Attend:

This programme is geared towards managers who wish to focus on enhancing and enriching management and critical decision making skills in national and international organizations. In addition, middle and senior level managers who are undergoing challenging tasks in manufacturing and/or services sectors will find this programme useful towards career growth

The Benefits of This Programme:

On successful completion of this programme, you will be able to :

  • Gain necessary knowledge and understanding about contemporary business and management theory, research and professional practice locally and globally.
  • Demonstrate intellectual and practical skills and knowledge within the business and management strategic environment.
  • Demonstrate innovative problem solving skills that are capable of tackling global business management issues.
  • Demonstrate the ability to learn independently and to take responsibility for continuing professional development.
  • Demonstrate ability to devise and apply research and investigative methods within major business research paradigms.
  • Understand and critically analyse the contemporary business and management environment.
  • Effectively communicate towards different audiences and circumstances via a variety of communication tools and methods.
  • Demonstrate the personal effectiveness through effective self management within the professional environment.

Modules & Project / Dissertation:

This programme comprises 7 coursework modules and a major project (including a Research Methodology module). The modules take into consideration issues of management skills, marketing, managing strategy, change management, and leadership. In addition, internationalisation and global perspectives are considered and focus is given to project management in order to enhance the programme.

Core Modules

Elective Modules (please choose 2):

  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Managerial Finance
  • Global Strategic Management
  • Strategic Marketing Management
  • Managerial Economics
  • Statistical Decision Making
  • Human Resource Management
  • Research Methodology
  • Project
  • Technology Management  
  • Managing Creativity and Innovation
  • Entrepreneurship

* Elective modules may be pre-selected for students at the beginning of the semester. If students wish to change these pre-selected elective modules, they can choose from the available modules offered in the semester OR among the intensive delivery modules – however such changes may prolong the study duration.

Project:

You will be expected to conduct effective research in relation to business for both academic and industry purposes. Either route will require you to plan and conduct effective academic research in relation to the conduct of substantial and substantive individual research and analysis in relation to an aspect of business leading to a significant project or the conduct of appropriate research and analysis leading to one of an academic paper, consultancy report or case history in relation to an aspect of business.


Career Options:

  • General Administrator
  • Banking Manager
  • Business Development Manager
  • Finance Manager
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Logistic and Supply Chain Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Procurement Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Sales and Marketing Manager
  • Market Researcher
  • Business Consultant
  • Business Research Analyst
  • Entrepreneur
  • Chief Marketing Officer
  • General Manager
  • Management Consultant
  • Financial Advisor
  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
  • International Marketing Manager

Course Fees:

Malaysian StudentsInternational Students

RM 29,500

RM 36,800 (USD 9,200) 

Fees stated above do not include Enrolment Fees, Registration Fees and other Miscellaneous Fees.

(N/345/7/1061)(06/22)(MQA/FA8762)

All information is correct at the time of publication, but is subject to change in the interest of continuing improvement.