diploma In Business Management


The Diploma in Business Management programme is offered to school leavers interested in pursuing a career in business management. This programme will provide students with the skills and knowledge in total and integrated aspects of business management, and is suitable for those wishing to acquire a sound understanding of all aspects of business. Students will be trained in all functional areas of management of a business such as accounting, management, marketing, and human resource management that can be beneficial for career development and organisational development, and foster a spirit of entrepreneurship among the students.

Entry Requirement

Malaysian Applicants

1.  Pass Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM)/equivalent with a minimum of three (3) credits in any subjects; or

2.  Pass Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia (STPM)/ equivalent, with a minimum of Grade C in any subject; or

3.  Pass Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM) with a minimum of Grade Maqbul; or

4.  Pass Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia (SKM) Level 3 in the relevant field and Pass SPM with a minimum of 1 credit in any subject; or

5.  Certificate (MQF Level 3)/Equivalent; or

6.  Pass APEL (Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning) Certificate; or

7.  Other qualifications recognised by the senate of UM; and

8.  Obtained at least a Pass in English Language at the SPM level

Non-Malaysian Applicants

1.  Pass O Level with at least a Full Pass in three (3) subjects or other qualifications recognised by the Senate of UM; and

2.  Possess any of the following English qualifications:

1.  Score of 500 or above for the Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL iBT); or

2.  Score of 5.0 or above for the International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

Program Modules

Students must complete a total of 92 credits in order to qualify for the award of Diploma. They must pass all courses prescribed as Institution Compulsory CoursesCore Courses and Programme Courses.

Institution Compulsory Courses

Fundamental of Entrepreneurial Acculturation

Negotiation Skills

English Language Proficiency  

Critical Thinking and Effective Presentation Skills

Introduction to Business and Professional Writing

Personal Development Programme I

Personal Development Programme II

Personal Development Programme III

Core Courses

Introduction to Management  

Principles of Marketing

Principles of Economics

Organisational Behaviour

Business Law and Ethics

Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Corporate Communication Management

Business Research

Management Information Systems

Project Management  

Operations Management

Business Strategy

Principles of Accounting

Programme Course

Accounting and Financial Management

Services Management

International Business

Islamic Finance


Program Fee

Fee for local student


Fee *

  • Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur 
  • UM Bachok, Kelantan 

*RM 17,750

* fee is not inclusive of accommodation
* subject to changes

Fee for international student


Tuition Fee*

Processing Fee** 

Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur 

RM 30,690

RM 6,000

*  Tuition fee is not inclusive of accommodation.
** Processing fee is for Visa, Immigration, EMGS & Personal Bond.

Payment Method
Fees can be paid either in a total or by installment.

Financial support

1.   National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN), Students are eligible to apply for PTPTN loan subject to the terms and conditions stipulated by PTPTN. (Please refer to

2.   Employess Provident Fund (EPF)
Applicants are eligible to withdraw from their EPF (Account 2).

3.   Education Financing/ Loans:

§  Affin Education Financing-i

§  Bank Rakyat Education Financing-i

§  Pembiayaan Pendidikan Boleh Ubah (PPBU), Bank Rakyat

4.   State foundation / Yayasan Negeri

Other Info ( Duration of Study/Medium of Instruction)

Programme Duration
The duration of the programme is six (6) semesters which can be completed within 2 years.

Medium of Instruction
The programme is conducted in English as well as in Bahasa Malaysia.

Program Location

§  UM Campus, Kuala Lumpur

§  UM, Nilam Puri - Kelantan

§  UMCCed Learning Centre (PPU): Off-Campus Programmes at these locations:

§  PPU Kulim

§  PPU Alor Setar 

§  PPU Kuantan

§  PPU Johor Bahru

§  PPU Bayan Lepas


For more information, call/WhatsApp us at:-

Miss Sandra/ Mr Simon Kee

03 - 9221 7789/012- 579 3789