Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) in International Business
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Programme Overview

(R/345/6/0367);(MQA/FA3136)

Gain extensive knowledge of international markets and explore the world of cross-border transactions with a Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) in International Business. By the end of the programme, students will develop a comprehensive understanding of international business principles, expertise in functional areas such as marketing and finance in an international environment, and an appreciation and awareness of foreign cultures and practices.

The modules aim to produce graduates that are ready to become successful international business entrepreneurs. The programme also prepares students with an in-depth understanding of current and future global business trends. Through our programme, students will develop the awareness on the sustainability issues pertinent to business in the wider global context.

Students are transformed into career-progressive individuals with the tools required to advance as global business leaders.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Malaysian Students
  • Pass in STPM with a minimum of Grade C (GP 2.00) in any two (2) subjects, and a pass in Mathematics* and English* at SPM level or any equivalent qualification; OR
  • Pass in Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM) with a minimum grade of Jayyid, and credits in Mathematics* and a pass in English* at SPM level; OR
  • Any qualifications equivalent to a Diploma or Advanced Diploma (Level 4 or 5, KKM); OR
  • Matriculation/Foundation qualification with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 out of 4.00, or any equivalent qualification; OR
  • Pass UEC with minimum of Grade B in at least five (5) subjects; OR
  • Fulfil other entry requirements that are recognised by the University Senate; AND
  • Pass IUMW English Placement Test
* This requirement could be exempted if the qualification includes Mathematics and English subjects and the student achieved a grade that is equivalent to or above the requirement at SPM level or its equivalent.
International Students
  • A Level with 2 Principal passes or equivalent, recognised by Malaysian Government or fulfil any other entry requirements that are recognised by the University Senate; AND
  • Pass IELTS with minimum Band 5.5, or TOEFL with a minimum score of 550.
English Competency Requirements
All international students are bound to the English Competency requirement set by the University and the Malaysian Qualification Agency except those who are:
  • From countries where English is the official language; OR
  • From an academic institution which uses English as its main medium of instruction.
PROGRAMME MODULES
    • Principles of Management
    • Principles of Marketing
    • Principles of Accounting
    • Business Communication
    • Business Mathematics
    • Intro to Entrepreneurship
    • Fundamentals of Finance
    • Microeconomics
    • Management Information System
    • Organisational Behaviour
    • Introductory Business Statistics
    • Legal Environment of Business (Malaysian Environment)
    • Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia
    • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 (International Student)
    • Co-Curriculum 1
    • Macroeconomics
    • Company Law
    • Operation Management
    • International Business
    • Consumer and Buyer Behaviour
    • Supply Chain Management
    • Business Research Methods
    • Human Resource Management
    • Hubungan Etnik
    • Pengajian Malaysia (International Student)
    • Co-Curriculum 2
    Choose any FOUR (4) elective
    *Business Modelling and Spreadsheet
    *Organisational Theory and Design
    *Marketing Management
    *Introduction to Entrepreneurial Behaviour
    *Financial Management
    • Strategic Management
    • Corporate Social Responsibility and Ethics
    • Cross Cultural Management
    • Export Management
    • International Entrepreneurship
    • International Marketing
    • International Human Resource Management
    • International Management
    • International Trade Economy
    • International Logistics
    • International Business Policy
    • International Finance
    Choose any ONE (1) elective
    *Industrial Training
    *Business Project
    *Compulsory for Dual Award students
ASSESSMENT

Assessments under the Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) in International Business programme are varied; they are based on either full coursework (100%) or a combination of coursework and final examination. The most common combination to be found is 60% coursework and 40% for final examination. Classes are held face-to-face, and include lectures and tutorials (offline and online). Our students are expected to demonstrate their understanding through several forms of assessments, including but not limited to discussions, essays, reports, quizzes, projects and written tests.

Students are expected to undergo six (6) long semesters and three (3) short semesters, over a span of three years. In the final semester, students can opt to go for an 8-week Industrial training or undertake a research project. At the end of the programme, students will have completed 120 credits and graduate with a MQA-accredited Bachelor’s degree.

FEES
Malaysian Students

Total fees: RM45,960

International Students

Total fees: RM53,620

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
  • Consultant Foreign Exchange Trader
  • Foreign Service Officer
  • Trade Specialist
  • Import/Export Coordinator
  • International Accountant
  • Customs Compliance Specialist
  • International Economist
  • International Banker