Project Description

Bachelor of Business Administration with Honours

(R2-DL/345/6/1064 (A8369) 10/22)

The Bachelor in Business Administration (Honours) programme is designed to equip learners with essential management acumen necessary for assuming managerial positions in business organisations. The curriculum is designed to produce graduates who are sensitive to the changing business environmental influences and responsive to new ideas in resolving emerging issues confronting business organisations.

In the inherently competitive business world, the successful companies of today and tomorrow are those that internalise values such as productivity, quality, service, competence, innovation and the like. These core values are incorporated into the programme.

Learners are required to accumulate 120 credit hours in order to graduate.

Kemasukan Biasa

i. Lulus STPM atau setaraf dengan minimum Gred C (NGMP 2.00) dalam 2 mata pelajaran dan lulus Matematik dan Bahasa Inggeris pada peringkat SPM atau yang setaraf; atau
ii. Lulus STAM dengan minimum gred Jayyid dan lulus Matematik dan Bahasa Inggeris pada peringkat SPM atau yang setaraf; atau
iii. Lulus Diploma (Tahap 4 MQF)/ Diploma Lanjutan (Tahap 5 MQF) atau yang setaraf; atau
iv. Lulus Matrikulasi/Foundation/Asasi atau setaraf dengan minimum PNGK 2.00; atau
v. Lulus UEC dengan minimum Gred B dalam 5 mata pelajaran dan lulus Matematik dan Bahasa Inggeris; atau
vi. Kelayakan-kelayakan lain yang diiktiraf setara.

Syarat kompetensi Bahasa Inggeris bagi pelajar antarabangsa: Minimum IELTS 5.5 atau yang setaraf

Nota:
Syarat lulus Matematik dan Bahasa Inggeris peringkat SPM bagi calon (i) dan (ii) boleh dikecualikan jika kelayakan tersebut mengandungi mata pelajaran Matematik dan Bahasa Inggeris dan pencapaiannya setara/lebih daripada keperluan lulus mata pelajaran tersebut pada peringkat SPM. (Kesetaraan mata pelajaran adalah tanggungjawab PPT dan PPT perlu mempunyai polisi/prosedur dalaman yang kukuh dalam membuat penilaian kesetaraan tersebut).

ATAU

Kemasukan APEL
• Warganegara Malaysia; dan
• Calon hendaklah berumur 21 tahun dan ke atas pada tahun permohonan dibuat; dan
• Mempunyai pengalaman kerja/pengalaman pembelajaran terdahulu yang berkaitan; dan
• Lulus Penilaian APEL bagi Sarjana Muda (yang dikendalikan oleh OUM).

Normal Entry

i. Pass STPM or its equivalent, with minimum Grade C (GP 2.00) in 2 subjects, and a pass in Mathematics and English at SPM level or its equivalent; or
ii. Pass STAM with minimum grade of Jayyid and a pass in Mathematics and English at SPM level or its equivalent; or
iii. Pass Diploma (MQF Level 4)/Advanced Diploma (MQF Level 5) or its equivalent; or
iv. Pass Matriculation/Foundation/Asasi or its equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.00; or
v. Pass UEC with minimum Grade B in 5 subjects and a pass in Mathematics and English; or
vi. Other recognised equivalent qualification.

English competency requirement for international students: Minimum IELTS 5.5 or equivalent.

Note:
The pass requirement in Mathematics and English at SPM level for candidates (i), and (ii) can be exempted if the qualifications comprise of Mathematics and English and the achievement is equivalent to/above the pass requirement of the subjects at SPM level. (Equality of the subjects is the responsibility of HEP and the HEP needs to have strong internal policies/procedures in assessing the equality).

OR

APEL entry
• Malaysian; and
• Candidate must be 21 years old and above in the year of application being made; and
• Have previous working experience/learning relevant to the field applied; and
• Pass APEL Assessment for Bachelor Degree (conducted by OUM).

Note:

  1. The provisional offer of admission will be revoked if the candidate:
    1. Fails to submit evidence of qualification within the stipulated date; or
    2. Does not meet the entry requirements of the University.
  2. Entry requirements are subject to change as stipulated by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency.
Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5
Sem 1 RM 2,052 RM 1,824 RM 2,052 RM 2,052 RM 2,736
Sem 2 RM 2,052 RM 1,824 RM 2,052 RM 2,052
Sem 3 RM 1,824 RM 2,052 RM 2,052 RM 2,736
Total RM 27,360
* Fees applicable to Malaysians and Permanent Residents only.
* International students are required to pay registration fees of RM1,000 and an additional 20% for the tuition fees.
* Students will incur additional fees for these three courses :

  • Shariah And Major Components of Islamic Financial Planning
  • Takaful, Estate, Waqf and Succession Planning
  • Islamic Investment, Retirement, Zakat and Tax Planning

* The University reserves the right to revise the fees without prior notice.


Discount for the Physically Challenged Learners (OKU) and Senior Citizens

The University offers 50% discount for:

  • Senior citizens aged 60 and above on registration date; and
  • Physically challenged learners – a valid Orang Kelainan Upaya (OKU) is required.

These discounts are for subject fees only and are not applicable for research and other fees. The discounts are also not valid for second time registration and repeating of subjects.

Learners who receive this discount are not entitled to other discounts and promotions.

Note

Processing fee:

  • RM30 (Malaysian) & RM100 (International)

Financial options:

  • PTPTN; or
  • EPF (Account 2); or
  • Education or Personal Loan from commercial banks; or
  • HRDF (subject to employer’s eligibility); or
  • Flexible Payment Scheme.

Payment Mode:

  • JomPAY; or
  • Internet Banking; or
  • Debit/Credit Card.

MPU Courses

Subject Name Credit Hours
FALSAFAH DAN ISU SEMASA 2 2
TAMADUN ISLAM DAN TAMADUN ASIA 1 3
ENTREPRENEURSHIP 2 3
PENGHAYATAN ETIKA DAN PERADABAN 2 2
KHIDMAT MASYARAKAT 2
TOTAL CREDIT 12

University Courses

Subject Name Credit Hours
Learning Skills for 21st Century 3
English for Oral Communication 3
Professional Ethics 3
English for Written Communication 3
English for Workplace communication 3
TOTAL CREDIT 15

Basic Courses

Subject Name Credit Hours
Principles of Management 3
Basic Concepts of Information Technology 3
Thinking Skills and Problem Solving 3
Introduction to Communication 3
TOTAL CREDIT 12

Core Courses

Subject Name Credit Hours
MATHEMATICS FOR MANAGEMENT 3
PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS 3
ELEMENTARY STATISTICS 3
FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING 3
MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING 3
BUSINESS LAW 3
COMPANY LAW 3
MARKETING MANAGEMENT I 3
HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT 3
PRINCIPLES OF CORPORATE COMMUNICATION 3
MARKETING MANAGEMENT II 3
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT I 3
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS 3
CORPORATE GOVERNANCE 3
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT II 3
STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT 3
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 3
RELATIONSHIP MARKETING 3
ORGANISATIONAL BEHAVIOUR 3
E-COMMERCE 3
PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS 3
KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT 3
MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM 3
TOTAL CREDIT 69

Major Courses

Subject Name
1 FINANCE CREDIT
ISLAMIC FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT 3
INVESTMENT ANALYSIS 3
BANK MANAGEMENT 3
INTERNATIONAL FINANCE 3
TOTAL CREDIT 12
2 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT CREDIT
CROSS CULTURAL MANAGEMENT 3
EMPLOYMENT AND INDUSTRIAL LAW 3
HAZARD MANAGEMENT 3
HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT 3
TOTAL CREDIT 12
3 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS CREDIT
INTERNATIONAL MARKETING 3
INTERNATIONAL FINANCE 3
INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS 3
CROSS CULTURAL MANAGEMENT 3
TOTAL CREDIT 12
4 MARKETING (Choose any four courses) CREDIT
CONSUMER BEHAVIOUR 3
MARKETING MANAGEMENT AND STRATEGY 3
INTERNATIONAL MARKETING 3
MARKETING RESEARCH 3
DIGITAL MARKETING 3
TOTAL CREDIT 12
5 ISLAMIC WEALTH MANAGEMENT (This option is available to all BBA students beginning September 2020) 
* SHARIAH AND MAJOR COMPONENTS OF ISLAMIC FINANCIAL PLANNING 3
* TAKAFUL, ESTATE, WAQF AND SUCCESSION PLANNING 3
* ISLAMIC INVESTMENT, RETIREMENT, ZAKAT AND TAX PLANNING 3
CUSTOMER SERVICE 3
TOTAL CREDIT 12
Notes:
*A minimum of Grade B- is required for each course for exemption of the three courses under IBFIM Islamic Financial Programme (IFP) Certificate
* The three courses are recognised by IBFIM Islamic Financial Programme (IFP) until 7 July 2022 (Until further notice).
GENERAL
COMBINATION OF ANY 4 ELECTIVE COURSES

BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (HONS.) FAQ

  1. Why choose Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)?
    The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) programme is designed to provide learners with a strong foundation in business fundamentals and an understanding of their application in real-world work environments.For further details about the programme, visit: Bachelor of Business Administration with honours.
  2. What are the entry requirements for this programme?
    Candidates can apply via normal entry or Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) entry.
    Normal Entry
    a. Pass STPM or its equivalent, with minimum Grade C (GP 2.00) in 2 subjects, and a pass in Mathematics and English at SPM level or its equivalent; or

    b. Pass STAM with minimum grade of Jayyid and a pass in Mathematics and English at SPM level or its equivalent; or
    c. Pass Diploma (MQF Level 4)/Advanced Diploma (MQF Level 5) or its equivalent; or
    d. Pass Matriculation/Foundation/Asasi or its equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.00; or
    e. Pass UEC with minimum Grade B in 5 subjects and a pass in Mathematics and English; or
    f. Other recognised equivalent qualification.
    OR
    APEL entry
    a. Malaysian; and

    b. Candidate must be 21 years old and above in the year of application being made; and
    c. Have previous work experience/learning relevant to the field applied; and
    d. Pass APEL Assessment for Bachelor Degree.
  1. Is OUM’s BBA programme offered in full-time or part-time mode?
    All OUM degree programmes offered in Malaysia are run in part-time mode, making them particularly suitable for working adults seeking to upgrade their qualifications, knowledge and skills without having to give up their jobs or compromise on their life responsibilities.
  1. What are the courses and majoring offered under BBA?
    BBA courses (120 credits) comprise:
    Learning Skills for 21st Century, Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia 1, Principles of Management, Entrepreneurship II and/or Bahasa Kebangsaan A, Human Resource Management, Mathematics for Management, Falsafah dan Isu Semasa 2, English for Written Communication, Marketing Management I, Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban 2, Thinking Skills and Problem Solving, Principles of Microeconomics, Community Service, English for Oral Communication, Financial Accounting, English for Workplace Communication, Introduction to Communication, Marketing Management II, Basic Concepts of Information Technology, Principles of Macroeconomics, Financial Management I, Professional Ethics, Principles of Corporate Communication, Business Law, Management Accounting, International Business, Company Law, Organisational Behaviour, Financial Management II, Management Information System, Elementary Statistics, E-Commerce, Research Methodology, Knowledge Management, Corporate Governance, Relationship Marketing, Strategic Management
     

    Majoring:
    a. Finance
    Bank Management, Islamic Financial Management, Investment Analysis, and  International Finance.

    b. Human Resource Management
    Employment and Industrial Law, Cross-Cultural Management, Human Resource Development, and Hazard Management.

    c. International Business
    International Economics, International Marketing, International Finance, and Cross-Cultural Management.

    d. Marketing (Choose any four courses)
    Consumer Behaviour, Marketing Management and Strategy, Marketing Research, International Marketing and Digital Marketing.

    e. Islamic Wealth Management
    Shariah and Major Components of Islamic Financial Planning, Takaful, Estate, Waqf and Succession Planning, Islamic Investment, Retirement, Zakat and
    Tax Planning, and Customer Service
    f.  General
    Any 4 courses from the above majoring courses

  1. How soon can I complete BBA?
    BBA is a 120 credit-hour programme, which means that it can typically be completed in 14 semesters. That’s approximately 4½ years if the programme is completed without any credit transfer, and if learners take the standard 3 courses per semester path.
  1. How is BBA delivered?
    It is run in a blended mode. Blended mode refers to a combination of online study and face-to-face tutorials. Face-to-face tutorials are offered at most learning centres. This flexibility of modes is a specialty of OUM, the first open and distance learning university in Malaysia. It is particularly suitable for self-directed adult learners who want to upgrade their skills and qualifications on a part-time basis without having to give up work and other life commitments.
  1. When can I join BBA?
    BBA has intakes in the January, May and September semesters every year.
  1. Who are the academic staffs responsible for delivering BBA related courses at OUM?
    BBA programme at OUM is delivered by qualified and experienced subject-matter experts and tutors with degrees from reputable universities.The BBA Programme Director is Puan Norbaini Abdul Halim.
  1. Are course materials provided by OUM?
    All core learning materials are provided by OUM. Learners may use OUM’s myInspire and OUM’s physical and digital libraries to access a wide range of learning materials.
  1. How will I be assessed should I enrol for BBA?
    Assessment methods vary from course to course. Most courses have assignments and final exams. Assessment for several courses is entirely assignment-based.
  1. How much does it cost to pursue BBA? Are there special rates for senior citizens and physically-challenged learners?
    Fees for BBA amount to RM27,360. For full breakdown of fees, visit Bachelor of Business Administration with honoursA 50% discount on fees is offered to qualified senior citizens and physically-challenged learners. Additional fees is applied to BBA (Islamic Wealth Management Specialisation). All fees are subject to revision without prior notice.For further enquiries on fees and financial matters, please email OUM’s Marketing Unit at enquiries@oum.edu.my or call +603-7801 1800.
  1. What are the financing options available?
  • PTPTN; or
  • EPF (Account 2); or
  • Education or Personal Loan from commercial banks; or
  • HRDF (subject to employer’s eligibility); or
  • Flexible Payment Scheme

Note: The PTPTN loan is only available to Malaysian citizens enrolled in a recognised undergraduate programme. You can only apply for a PTPTN loan after you have applied, been accepted and registered in the programme. For more information on PTPTN loan, visit http://www.ptptn.gov.my/

  1. Is OUM’s BBA programme recognised by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA)?
    Yes, the BBA programme (A8369) is fully accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).
  1. What are the potential career paths for BBA graduates?
    BBA graduates have thrived in diverse careers. This is because they possess not only subject knowledge and subject specific skills, but also such transferable graduate skills as good decision making skills, literacy and communication skills, critical reasoning, and the capacity to critically analyse situations in various areas.
  1. I’ve decided I want to pursue BBA at OUM. How do I apply?
    Apply online at http://fastrac.oum.edu.my/Alternatively, visit any of OUM’s Learning Centres (LCs) located throughout the country for guidance. For info on the LCs, go to https://www.oum.edu.my/learningcentres/
  1. Where can I find more details on OUM’s BBA programme?
    For BBA details, visit https://www.oum.edu.my/portfolio-items/bachelor-of-business-administration-with-honours/?portfolioCats=53
  1. Whom should I contact if I need to find out more about OUM’s BBA programme?
    For academic-related enquiries related to BBA, email Puan Norbaini Abdul Halim at norbaini@oum.edu.my or call +603-8913 5528
    For general enquiries on OUM programmes, email the Marketing Unit at enquiries@oum.edu.my or call +603-7801 1800 or +603-7801 2000
    Whatsapp at +6012-303 9935 or +6019-357 9074

⃰ All information contained in this FAQ are subject to revision without prior notice.

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NORBAINI BINTI ABDUL HALIMProgramme Director
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