Master of Business Administration

Programme Synopsis

The objectives of the Master of Business Administration (MBA) are to:

  • Enhance students managerial competencies and improve knowledge on current managerial practices and theory;
  • Sharpens students analytical, numerical and conceptual skills;
  • Improve students employability and managerial career development.

The MBA programme is designed to enhance student's managerial skills and capability in managing organisations efficiently and effectively. The OUM MBA provides the opportunity for the working adults to enhance their managerial skills and competencies as seminars classes are held only on weekends during the semester. As such working professionals can study without sacrificing their professional and career development.

The MBA programme provides both theoretical and practical knowledge for understanding the main processes and skills that links the management of resources in an organisation. The programme gives current organisational best practices which can be applied to attain higher productivity among the workforce, improved performance and increase profits.

Ultimately, the OUM MBA programme is to prepare professionals with the right business qualifications which will lead to exciting, diverse and interesting career opportunities.

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Normal Entry

Bachelor degree in any field with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent as accepted by Senate; OR
Bachelor degree in any field with CGPA less than 2.50, can be accepted with a minimum of 5 years working experience.


APEL Admission

The candidate should be more than 30 years of age in the year of application; AND
STPM / Recognised Diploma / A-Levels / Equivalent; AND
Relevant work experience / prior experiential learning; AND
Pass the APEL Assessment (Aptitude Test, Portfolio & Interview) conducted by OUM

* Registration Fee and Matric Card included into 1st semester

Year 1 Year 2 Grand Total
Sem 1 Sem 2 Sem 3 Sem 4 Sem 5 Sem 6
RM 6,030 RM 6,030 RM 6,030 RM 6,030 RM 2,010 RM 2,010 RM 28,140

(Subject to change)

Discount for Physically Disabled and Senior Citizens

This discount is applicable to:

  • Senior citizen at the age more than 60 years on the registration date - 50%
  • Administration fee will be charged (RM350 for Undergraduate & RM500 for Postgraduate)
  • Physically disabled learners or “Orang Kelainan Upaya” (OKU) – 50%


  • Minimum payment: RM1000 for Any Postgraduate clustermes
  • The University reserves the right to revise the fees without prior notice.
  • An administrative charges of RM250 per semester is applicable for extension of Masters Project.
  • Financial Options: EPF (account 2), Study Loan from commercial banks, Easy and Flexible Installment Scheme (0% interest) , HRDF Fund.
  • Repeat candidate (regardless the status) will have to pay 100% fee per credit except cash discount for early settlement.
  • Payment Modes: Internet Banking, Credit Card, Debit Card, Postal/Money Order.
  • The total fees quoted are based on the minimum expected period to successfully complete the clusterme.
Core Courses
Subject Name Credit Hours
Managerial Economics 3
Organization and Business Management 3
Accounting for Business Decision Making 3
Marketing Management 3
Managerial Finance 3
Business Law 3
Business Research Methods 3
Human Resource Management 3
Strategic Management 3
IT for Managers 3
Elective Courses and Master's Project
Any 2 of the following Elective Courses in the chosen specialisation 6
Master' Project in the chosen field of specialisation, with the exception of MBA (General) 6
Selection of Majoring (select any two courses listed under the selected majoring)
Major - Any 2 Electives courses (Choose one major)
Subject Name Credit Hours
A. Marketing
Consumer Behaviour 3
Marketing Research 3
Service Marketing 3
Marketing Strategy 3
B. Human Resource Management
Human Resource Planning, Recruitment & Selection 3
Industrial Relations 3
Human Resource Development 3
Compensation Management 3
C. Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship 3
Enterprise Development 3
Small Business Management 3
New Venture Development 3
D. Healthcare Management
Hospital Administration 4
Clinical Decision Making 3
Healthcare Management 3
Health Economics 3
E. Project Management
Principles of Project Management 3
Project Quality Management 3
Project Risk Management 3
Project Cost Analysis and Appraisal 3
F. Finance (Choose any 2)
Basic Concept of Islamic Finance 3
Islamic Financial Management 3
Islamic Financial System 3
Investment Analysis 3
Corporate Finance 3
Bank Management 3
G. General
Any 2 Elective courses from any specialisations of MBA 3+3

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