MBA (Corporate Governance)

Introduction

This programme is designed to satisfy the public sector’s needs for knowledgeable, highly trained human capital capable of managing and leading organisations in today’s competitive global context.

Graduates will be awarded:

  1. PBS MBA Degree (Click for sample certificate)
  2. Graduateship certificate from MAICSA (Malaysian Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators)
  3. CMI e-certificate and membership*

*Subject to terms & conditions

Programme Code: (N/345/7/1055)(MQA/FA8639)(05/22)
Programme Mode: Physical / Face-to-face
Intakes: January | May | September

Applicants must possess one of the following qualifications:

  • > A Bachelor’s Degree (Level 6, MQF) in related fields with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 as accepted by the HEP Senate

  • > A Bachelor’s Degree (Level 6, MQF) in related fields with a CGPA of 2.00 and not meeting a CGPA of 2.50 can be accepted, subject to a rigorous internal assessment; OR

  • > A Bachelor’s degree (Level 6, MQF) in non-related fields with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 as accepted by the HEP Senate and with relevant working experience, subject to a rigorous internal assessment; OR

  • > A Bachelor’s degree (Level 6, MQF) in non-related fields with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 as accepted by the HEP Senate and without relevant working experience, subject to passing pre-requisite courses; OR

  • > A pass at Level 7 Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) assessment by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA); OR

  • > Other equivalents/related qualifications to a Bachelor’s degree (Level 6, MQF) recognised by the Malaysian Government

Note: In compliance with the latest regulatory requirements (https://bit.ly/MQA2nd – please refer to pages 38 & 39) students are required to complete a Pre-Requisite Course (PRC). It is compulsory for students to attend and pass this course before/while pursuing their studies at PBS. The purpose of this course is to equip the students with basic business knowledge in order to prepare them for the programme and students are required to pay a fee of RM 500.00 before registering for PRC. Applicable to those who do not have a business or management background. (Not applicable to exchange students).


English Language Requirements

English Competency TestType of ExaminationMinimum Score
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)Paper-based Test (PBT)550
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)Internet-based Test (IBT)60
International English Language Testing System (IELTS)IELTSBand 6.0
Malaysian University English Test (MUET)MUETBand 4.0
PEARSON TEST OF ENGLISHPTE Academic/PTE Academic (Online)59
CAMBRIDGE ENGLISH QUALIFICATIONS AND TESTSLinguaskill Online169
ELSCertified Intensive English Programme Level (CIEP Level)109

Full-Time

  • > Lectures are conducted on alternate weekdays morning or evening, or weekends (Saturdays and Sundays)

  • > There will be 1 – 2 weeks of inter-trimester break

  • > Study duration: 1 year 4 months – 2 years

TrimesterNo. of Courses
14
24
34 (Including Project Paper)
44

Part-Time

  • > Lectures are conducted on alternate weekends (Saturdays and Sundays)

  • > There will be 1 – 2 weeks of inter-trimester break

  • > Study duration is 2 years – 2 years 8 months

TrimesterNo. of Courses
12
22
32
42
52
62
72 (Including Project Paper)
82 (Including Continue Project Paper)

Sequence of Courses for MBA (Corporate Governance) – Full-Time

Sequence of Courses for MBA (Corporate Governance) – Part-Time

List of Courses for MBA (Corporate Governance)

NOTE:

  1. You may start to apply for the MAICSA Graduateship after registering for your specialisation course BUT before registering for Project Paper. 
  2. An additional payment of RM2000.00 is required to be paid directly to the Malaysian Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (MAICSA) as the application fee after your application is approved by MAICSA. 

Our Partner:

Malaysian Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (MAICSA)

MAICSA was founded in 1959 as an affiliated body to Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA). It is now one of the nine Divisions of ICSA worldwide, having achieved a Division status in 2001. Membership of the Institute is limited only to members and students of the Institute residing in Malaysia. At present the Institute has about 4,000 members (comprising Fellows, Associates) and Graduates, 2,100 students and 600 Affiliates.

In tandem with its mission of developing good corporate professionals, MAICSA is committed to maintaining the highest standard of integrity and ethical values within the profession. MAICSA also acts as a change catalyst in the corporate arena, participating actively in the enhancement of corporate governance. It has been championing best practices in corporate governance and educating the Malaysian corporate sector on its importance.

Career Benefits Via MAICSA Membership & Certification
1st PBS-MAICSA Colloquium on Corporate Governance | 27th December 2020
2nd PBS-MAICSA Colloquium on Corporate Governance | 19th June 2021
3rd PBS-MAICSA Colloquium on Corporate Governance | 20th November 2021
4th PBS-MAICSA Colloquium on Corporate Governance 2022 | 27 August 2022
5th PBS-MAICSA Colloquium on Corporate Governance 2023 | 1 July 2023

Programme Coordinator

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ahmed Razman Abdul Latiff

[email protected]

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Disclaimer: This information was updated on 1 March 2024.

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