BA (Hons) in Business Management | Asia Pacific University (APU)

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BA (Hons) in Business Management

Duration:

3 Years (6 Semesters)

Dual Degree Award:

APU, Malaysia & Staffordshire University, UK

Intake:

08 November 2016

14 February 2017

Study Loan Options:

PTPTN

This programme is specifically designed to provide:

  • An understanding of the context, nature, role and significance of management activities as undertaken by managers in a range of organisations.
  • An opportunity to develop well-researched, logical and integrated solutions to multi-faceted problems in uncertain and dynamic contexts.
  • Exposure to the areas of modern Business Management and how these work in concert to produce efficient, agile and customer-centric organisations.

Admission Requirements:

  • 2 Principal Passes at STPM level and with 4 Credit Passes at SPM; or
  • 2 Passes at ‘A’ Levels; or
  • The APIIT/APU Foundation or equivalent with CGPA of 2.0; or
  • 5 Grade B's in UEC; or
  • Canadian Pre-University (CPU) with minimum average of 50%; or
  • Australian Matriculation (AUSMAT) with minimum average of 60%; or
  • South Australian Matriculation Certificate (SAM) with minimum of 60%; or
  • International Baccalaureate with minimum 24 marks;
  • Victorian Certificate of Education with minimum average of 50%;
  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma with minimum average of 50%; or
  • A qualification that APU accepts as equivalent to the above.

What you will study

LEVEL 1

Level 1 comprises 10 common modules within all management awards. The Legal, Business Environment and Computing & IT in the Workplace modules provide a context within which businesses operate.

The Business & Communications Skills and Introduction to Services Management modules provide the skills and competence that will be used throughout the programme. You are then introduced to the four principal functions of a business - Management, Marketing, People Management and Accounting. Important and relevant skills for independent learning are also introduced.

Common Modules

  • Introduction to Management
  • Accounting Skills
  • Business and Communications Skills
  • Business Economics
  • Business Law
  • Computing and IT in the Workplace
  • Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship
  • Marketing
  • People Management
  • Quantitative Skills

In addition to the above, all students are also required to successfully complete General Studies modules as stipulated by the Malaysian Qualification Agency, as well as fulfill credit requirements for Co-Curricular Activities.

LEVEL 2

Here, specific modules deal with organisational and customer-related issues with emphasis on delivering value to customers. These are common to all management programmes. The other modules provide a broad understanding of Accounting, Operations and Management in an organisation.

Independent learning continues in all modules but is a particular focus and requirement in Research Methods.

Common Modules

  • Behavioural Science in the Organisation
  • Business Ethics and Governance
  • Business Research Methods
  • Delivering Customer Value
  • Integrated Business Process with SAP ERP System
  • Managing Finance

Specialised Modules

  • E-Business Management
  • Commercial Law
  • Critical Thinking in Management
  • Employee Development
  • International Culture and Communications
  • Operations Management

INTERNSHIP

After the completion of Level 2 students will undertake a short Internship/Industrial Training. This will prepare them for a smooth transition from the classroom to the world of Business Management.

LEVEL 3

Here, the emphasis is on strategy and decision-making alongside the more practical issues of managing for enterprise, performance and problem-solving. Particular focus is given to exploring modern issues in business management through modules such as Contemporary Management, The Changing Face of Management, Managing Change and Enterprising Management. In addition you will delve into strategic aspects of management generally and Human Resources in particular.

Investigations in Business Management will involve exploration of a topic chosen by you. The Project further develops the academic and practical aspects of your chosen area of study and reinforces your independent Business Management learning skills.

Common Modules

  • Corporate Finance
  • Strategic Management

Specialised Modules

  • Asian Economics
  • Business Management Project
  • Contemporary Management
  • Enterprising Management
  • Investigation in Business Management
  • Leadership Theory and Practice
  • Managing Change
  • Managing People and Performance
  • Strategic Marketing Planning

MOHE Compulsory Subjects

  • Malaysian Studies
  • Moral Studies
  • Bahasa Malaysia
  • Co-Curriculum
  • Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (TITAS)

*All students are required to successfully complete the General Studies modules as stipulated by the Malaysian government.

CAREERS IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

  • General Administrator
  • Banking Manager
  • Business Development Manager
  • Finance Manager
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Logistic and Supply Chain Manager
  • Operation Manager
  • Procurement Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Sales and Marketing Manager
  • Market Researcher
  • Business Consultant
  • Business Research Analyst
  • Entrepreneur
Malaysian Student Fees:
Course Fees:
Level 1: RM 24,200 + £190
Level 2: RM 26,200 + £190
Level 3: RM 26,800 + £190
Total: RM 77,200 + £570
International Student Fees:
Course Fees:
Level 1: RM 25,200 (USD 6,000) + £190
Level 2: RM 26,800 (USD 6,390) + £190
Level 3: RM 27,300 (USD 6,500) + £190
Total: RM 79,300 (USD 18,890) + £570

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