Postgraduate Certificate in Business Administration

Introduction

This programme offers specialised knowledge in various business disciplines, allowing professionals to enhance their skills in a specific area and advance their career prospects in the competitive business environment.

The PGCert programme provides a golden opportunity as well as a pathway to the Master of Business Administration (MBA).

It is a taught programme at Level 7 of the Malaysian Qualifications Framework (MQF) – the same level as a Master’s degree.

Graduates of the PGCert are qualified for exemptions of all the MBA core courses to those who wish to continue MBA programmes at PBS.

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

Programme Code: (R/345/7/1089)(MQA/FA10810)(12/28)
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; or

  • >A Bachelor’s degree (Level 6, MQF) in related fields with a minimum 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 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 and without relevant working experience, subject to passing pre-requisite courses; or

  • > Other equivalent/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

LIST OF COURSES

SEQUENCE OF COURSES FOR POSTGRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 

FULL-TIME LOCAL (2 TRIMESTERS)

SEQUENCE OF COURSES FOR POSTGRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 

PART-TIME LOCAL (3 TRIMESTERS)

SEQUENCE OF COURSES FOR POSTGRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 

INTERNATIONAL (3 TRIMESTERS)

Programme Coordinator

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ahmed Razman Abdul Latiff

[email protected]

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Disclaimer: This information was updated on 11 June 2024.

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