MBA (International Business)

Introduction

This programme prepares professionals to thrive in the global marketplace by building a comprehensive understanding of international business practices, cross-cultural management, multinational logistics, and global strategy.

Putra Business School (PBS) is the pioneer institution to offer this programme. Graduates will be awarded :

  1. A PBS MBA Degree (Click for sample certificate)
  2. CMI e-certificate and membership*

*Subject to terms & conditions

Programme Code: (R/345/7/1076)(MQA/FA8640)(05/28)
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 (International Business) – Full-Time

Sequence of Courses for MBA (International Business) – Part-Time

List of Courses for MBA (International Business)

Programme Coordinator

Assoc. Prof. Dr Ida Md Yasin

[email protected]

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Disclaimer: This information was updated on 11 June 2024.

PBS reserves the right to change all information at any time without prior notice