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Faculty of Business (FOB)

(R3/345/4/1045) 08/27 (A7819)

This programme is designed to equip students with a comprehensive understanding of key business concepts and skills, preparing them for a wide range of roles within the business world. Within the two years programme, it provides students with a solid foundation in core business principles, including finance, marketing, management, economics and information technology.

Throughout the programme, students also gain hands-on experience through case studies, projects, and simulations, allowing them to apply theoretical concepts to real-world business scenarios. This practical approach enhances their problem-solving and decision-making skills.
The curriculum provided is designed to align with current industry trends and demands, ensuring that students acquire skills that are highly relevant to today’s dynamic business environment.

While Industrial Training is an optional opportunity for students, it undoubtedly offers them the chance to apply their skills in a real-world setting. This experience unquestionably sets them apart in the job market.

The programme often facilitates networking events, workshops, and guest lectures by industry leaders. Building connections within the business community is crucial for future career opportunities, and these events provide a platform for students to interact with professionals.

At the end of the programme, students emerge as inspired and innovative graduates, fully equipped to meet the challenges of a highly competitive global environment. After completion of the diploma programme, students can opt for a related degree programme from either FOB or FOM, except for the Bachelor of Financial Engineering (Hons.)


  • Entry Requirements
      1. Pass SPM/O-Level or its equivalent with a minimum of Credit in at least three (3) subjects, and at least a Pass in English; OR
      2. Pass STPM or its equivalent with a minimum of Grade C (GP 2.00) in any subject AND a Pass in English at SPM Level or its equivalent; OR
      3. Pass STAM with a minimum Grade of Maqbul (Pass) AND a Pass in English at SPM Level or its equivalent; OR
      4. Pass UEC with a minimum of Grade B in at least three (3) subjects and at least a Pass in English; OR
      5. Pass SKM (Level 3, MQF) in a related field; OR
      6. A Certificate (Level 3, MQF) in the related field with at least CGPA of 2.00.
    • Note
    • Upon completing the diploma programme, students who intend to pursue their studies in MMU will need to meet the entry requirements of the bachelor’s degree programme of their choice.
  • Programme Structure
    • Core
      • Year 1
        • Microeconomics
          Business Accounting
          Principles of Marketing
          Business Finance
          Business Management
          Introduction to Information Systems
          Business Communication in the Digital Age
          Web Design
          Fundamentals of Business and Ethics
          Logistics and Supply Chain Management
          Introduction to Digital Marketing & Analytics
          Project Management
          Innovation and Design Thinking
      • Year 2
        • Introduction to Financial Technology
          Strategic Management
          Business Analytics
          Recruitment and Selection
          People Management
          Operations Management
          Principles of Sales Management
          Introduction to Investment
          Quantitative Analysis
    • Elective Modules
      • TWO (2) or FOUR (4) courses should be taken from the following:
      • Company Law
        Introduction to Investment
        Innovation and Design Thinking
        Introduction to Event Management
        Digital Personal Branding & Professionalism
        Introduction to Multimedia and Creative Multimedia
    • University Courses
      • U1 – Philosophy and Current Issues/ Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban (Local)/ Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (International)
        U2 – Basic Academic Writing/ Grooming and Professional Etiquette/ Bahasa Kebangsaan A
        U3 – Introduction to Cultural Practices in Malaysia/ Family and Society in Malaysia
        U4 – Personal Social Responsibility
        Character Building
        Sustainable Society