MBA (INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS)

INTRODUCTION

PBS aims to nurture future leaders that practise the human governance values and principles. PBS also engages in research, consulting and business development activities.

This programme caters to top managers who would like to have an in-depth understanding of the business world. This programme often focuses on how to handle cross-cultural issues, as well as on the practical logistics of working for a company that operates in multiple counties on multiple continents. The program is also designed to help students better understand the underlying structure of a global company. (N/345/7/1076)(MQA/PA8640)(05/23)

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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must possess one of the following qualifications:

  • A recognised Bachelor’s degree with a CGPA of at least 2.75 or its equivalent (i).
  • A recognised Bachelor’s degree with a CGPA below 2.75 but not lower than 2.50 will be considered if he/she has had a minimum 3 years of working experience; or
  • A recognised Bachelor’s degree with a CGPA below 2.50 will be considered if he/she has had a minimum 5 years of working experience; or
  • A professional qualification that is recognised as being equivalent to (i) above; or
  • A pass at Level 7 Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) assessment by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA); or
  • Other qualifications approved by the PBS Senate.

All international candidates graduated from degree programmes whereby English is not the medium of instruction must have obtained a minimum TOEFL 550 or IELTS Band 6.0.

DELIVERY OF COURSES

FULL-TIME STUDENTS

Trimester No of Courses
4
 2  4
3
3
Project Paper
  • 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 is 18 months.

PART-TIME STUDENTS

Trimester No of Courses
1 2
 2 2
3 2
4 2
5 2
6 2
7 2
8 Project Paper
  • 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 is 32 months.
PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
The structure of the MBA (International Business) programme is as follows:
Total courses of 15 (14 x 3 credits + 1 x 6 credits) 48 credit hours
9 core courses (9 x 3 credits) 27 credit hours
5 specialisation courses (5 x 3 credits) 15 credit hours
Project paper 6 credit hours

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 Specialisation
ITB7201 Cross Cultural Management
ITB7202 International Business Management Policy
ITB7203 International Marketing
ITB7204 International Trade
FIN7201 International Finance
 Elective – Choose 2 from 6 Courses
MGT7101 Managing Operations of Business
FIN7101 Financing Businesses
MGT7104 Knowledge Management
MGT7105 Business Intelligence and Analytics Systems
MGT7106 Digital Business and Entrepreneurship
FIN7205 Islamic Finance
FEES

TUITION FEE 

RM24,000

ADMIN FEE 
(Recurring fee every trimester )

RM500

OTHER FEES 

Local Student International Student
Acceptance Fee RM300 RM800
Registration Fee RM150 RM150
Alumni Fee RM100 RM100

CMI Membership Fee*

RM400 (1st Trimester)

RM300 (2nd Trimester)

RM300 (3rd Trimester)

RM400 (1st Trimester)

RM300 (2nd Trimester)

RM300 (3rd Trimester)

TOTAL PROGRAMME FEE 

Local Student International Student

RM27,550 ( Full-time)*

RM29,550 (Part-time)*

RM31,250*

*Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Membership will be effective from May 2019 intake.

TOTAL FEES FOR LOCAL FULL-TIME STUDENT

Trimester 1 RM7,450
Trimester 2 RM6,800
Trimester 3 RM6,800
Trimester 4 RM6,500

TOTAL FEES FOR LOCAL PART-TIME STUDENT

Trimester 1 RM4,450
Trimester 2 RM3,800
Trimester 3 RM3,800
Trimester 4 RM3,500
Trimester 5 RM3,500
Trimester 6 RM3,500
Trimester 7 RM3,500
Trimester 8 RM3,500

TOTAL FEES FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENT

Trimester 1 RM8,750
Trimester 2 RM7,600
Trimester 3 RM7,600
Trimester 4 RM7,300