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BA (Hons) International Business
BA (Hons) International Business
N/345/6/1019(MQA/PA 8569)03/22

This honours degree programme is for students who aim to take their place in organizations and businesses operating globally. This requires the student to learn about the challenges and complexities involved in dealing with organisational and business issues at an international level such as workplace diversity, cross-cultural management and how important aspects such as law, trade, finance, logistics, ethics and human resource management operate across borders. The programme therefore, provides a timely wide-angled look at the workings of organisations and businesses from domestic, foreign and regional perspectives and within a broad range of workplace and business settings. Graduates of the programme will find themselves highly relevant and sought-after, as the trend in internationalisation gains momentum in contemporary economies and society.


Students can apply to be CIM (Student) Affliate at discounted membership fee.

Learning Outcome

Upon completion of the programme, students are expected to be able to:


• Communicate information related to international business, effectively through oral, written and visual means to create and communicate understanding for different international businesses, purposes and contexts, using appropriate digital technologies to communicate to businesses operating in other countries


• Interact and engage collaboratively in a group by understanding and recognising cultural diversity and the need for inclusion of its members and contribute positively and productively to enable the group to meet its goals within the complexities of international business and globalisation perspectives


• Identify, define, assess and evaluate concepts, ideas and issues in order to adopt an informed approach to assessing international business scenarios and problems in domestic, foreign and regional perspectives and to explore new arguments to extend, modify or challenge existing ideas and views appropriate to an international business environment


• Acquire a breadth and depth of knowledge in the practical and theoretical aspects of the discipline areas and apply that knowledge within economic, social, environmental, technological, global and multi-cultural contexts in order to function effectively in a highly dynamic and competitive international business environment


• Locate, organize, analyse, synthesise and evaluate information systematically, cohesively and coherently in assessing and presenting information to support the organisation’s problem-solving and decision-making in its international business operations


• Recognize the ethical impact of their studies and activities in a socially and culturally diverse global world and the importance of international business initiatives in sustainable development


• Identify problems and collect evidence for analysis, synthesis and evaluation of international business scenarios using a range of approaches and techniques that integrate multiple business disciplines and global perspectives


• Consider new ideas, methods and approaches in theoretical and practical perspectives, think creatively and critically and understand the importance of responding flexibly and proactively to a changing international business environment


• Appreciate the leadership skills needed to motivate, direct and engage others towards goal achievement in a way that values diversity, equality and contribution of others in an internationally diverse and multicultural society and workplace


• Apply reflective thinking in pursuit of self-reflection, self-discovery and personal development, adapt and respond to change, recognize the need for social skills in a globalised community and maintain an openness to life-long learning necessitated by an increasingly international, uncertain and fast-changing business environment.

Course Structure

Year 1


• Economics
• Principles of Accounting
• Business English
• Business Statistics
• Principles of Management
• Principles of Finance
• Principles of Marketing


Year 2


• Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Management

• Business Law

• International Economics

• Multinational Corporations

• International Business

• Corporate Finance

• Strategic Management

• International Business Project Management

• International Marketing

• International Business Law



Year 3


• Business Research Methods

• International Supply Chain Management

• International Finance

Elective 1 (select ONE) :

• International Logistics

• Ethics in Business

Elective 2 (select ONE) :

• International Trade

• Mandarin Language (Basic Level)

• Undergraduate Project

• International Inter- Cultural Management

• Export Management

• International HRM

Elective 3 (select ONE) :

• Managing Change in Organisations

• Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability

• Industrial Training

Jan 2019, May 2019, Sep 2019
3 Years
Study Mode
Career Outcome

• International Trade and Investment Analyst

• International Marketing Director

• International Business Negotiator

• International Strategic Planner

• International Business Consulting Manager

• Business Development Director

• International Management Consultant

• Multinational Manager

• International  Trade and Customs Director

Entry Requirement

Minimum 2Cs and 5 credits in SPM (inclusive of English and Mathematics) and at least a pass in Malay Language and History


Minimum 5Bs (inclusive of English & Mathematics)


Minimum 2Cs and 5 credits in GCE O Level/SPM (inclusive English & Mathematics) and at least a pass in Malay Language and History


Pass with minimum CGPA 2.0


Minimum ATAR score of 65%


Minimum CGPA of 2.0


Other qualifications equivalent to 12 years High School recognized by the Malaysian government


For international students, IELTS band 5.0