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

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BA (Hons) in International Business Management

Duration:

3 Years (6 Semesters)

Degree Award:

APU

Intake:

24th September 2019
19th November 2019

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 with particular focus on the development in global business arena.
  • An opportunity to develop wellresearched, logical and integrated solutions to multi-faceted problems in uncertain and dynamic global contexts.
  • Vocationally relevant exposure enabling students to become operationally effective in management either domestically or internationally.
  • ​A wide-range of employment skills such as critical thinking, problem solving and interpretive skills, effective written and oral communication, using IT in business applications, and the ability to conduct research into international business management issues.

Admission Requirements:

  • 2 Passes in STPM with a minimum Grade C (GP 2.0) and a Pass in English and Mathematics at SPM Level or its equivalent; or
  • 2 Passes in A-Level with a Pass in English and Mathematics at SPM/ O-Level/IGCSE or its equivalent; or
  • 5 Grade B’s in UEC with a Pass in Mathematics and English; 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
  • The APIIT/APU Foundation or equivalent with CGPA of 2.0; or
  • A qualification that APU accepts as equivalent to the above.

What You Will Study:

DEGREE LEVEL 1

Students will learn fundamental skills required by every business management professional, and the basic understanding of the context within which business operate – Management, Law, Accounting, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, People Management and Accounting. We will also expose you towards business & communication skills, computing & IT skills and quantitative skills, independent learning. All Business Management programmes have a common first year so that they will get a solid grounding in business management theories and practices.

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.
DEGREE LEVEL 2

A broader range of skills will be learnt, in which students will gain better understanding of functional management and international business management, such as international culture & communications, operations management, employee development etc. They will gain further understanding of core business processes through the industryleading software supported by SAP. We will further nurture their independent learning to prepare them for the workplace and for further researches.

Common ModulesSpecialised Module
  • Behavioural Science in the Organisation
  • Business Ethics and Governance
  • Business Research Methods
  • Delivering Customer Value
  • Integrated Business Process with SAP ERP System
  • Managing Finance
  • Commercial Law
  • International Business
  • International Culture & Communications
  • Operations Management
Elective Modules (Choose 2)
  • E-Business Management OR Interactive Marketing
  • Critical Thinking in Management OR Regulatory Policy for Investment Markets
INTERNSHIP (16 WEEKS)

Students will undertake an Internship / Industrial Training for a minimum period of 16 weeks to prepare them for a smooth transition from the classroom to the working environment.

DEGREE LEVEL 3

Students will make use of their previous studies and industrial experience to extend their familiarity in tackling more practical and modern issues of business management and managing for enterprise performance and problem solving that are focused on the international context, with aims to groom them as an international business leader. A final year project requires them to explore a topic individually – they will demonstrate their academic and practical aspects of their ability in the chosen area of study.

Common ModulesSpecialised Module
  • Strategic Management
  • Asian Economics
  • Global Marketing
  • International Business Management Project
  • International Human Resource Management
  • International Strategic Management
  • Investigation in International Business Management
  • Leadership Theory and Practice
  • Managing International Supply Chains
Elective Modules (Choose 2)
  • Corporate Finance OR Global Finance
  • Managing People and Performance OR International Banking & Investment Management
MQA Compulsory Subjects*
  • Ethnic Relations (M’sian Students)
  • Islamic & Asian Civilisation (M’sian Students)                                 
  • Malaysian Studies (Int’l Students)
  • Malay Communication Language (Int’l Students)
  • Workplace Professional Communication Skills
  • Employee & Employment Trends
  • Co-Curriculum

(*All students are required to successfully complete these modules as stipulated by the Malaysian Qualification Agency)


Career Options:

  • Administration Manager
  • General Administrator
  • Corporate Strategy Manager
  • Global Purchasing Manager
  • Global Retail Manager
  • International Marketing Manager
  • International Operations Manager
  • Business Development Manager
  • Logistic and Supply Chain Manager
  • Operation Manager
  • Sales and Marketing Manager
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Business Consultant
  • Business Research Analyst
  • Entrepreneur

Course Fees:

Malaysian Student FeesInternational Student Fees

Year 1: RM 26,700 
Year 2: RM 28,200 
Year 3: RM 29,400 
Total: RM 84,300

Year 1: RM 27,600 (USD 6,900)
Year 2: RM 28,900 (USD 7,230)
Year 3: RM 29,900 (USD 7,480)
Total: RM 86,400 (USD 21,610)

* Fees stated above do not include Deposits and other Miscellaneous Fees. Please refer to Fee Guide for details.

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