Bachelor of Business Administration International Business (Hons)

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia School of Professional & Continuing Education (UTMSPACE) (formerly known as SPACE UTM)
Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
4 years
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Total tuition fee (local)
USD 10,816
Total tuition fee (foreign)
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About this course

The world of business today  has the possibility of being disruptive. Gone were the days where country and organization had to generate capital, initially make sure the investment was adequate and be present physically in order to be part of the action. Concepts such as the sharing economy and the platform economy are becoming normal breaking conventional notions. The help of technological advances will enable to bring their ideas to the world at a much faster rate.

The Bachelor of Business Administration (International Business) is a new academic programme offered by Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). The programme provides individuals with current insights on the world of business, and a glimpse into the future through a structured 4-year undergraduate curriculum. Through this programme, undergraduate students study and learn about strategy and ethics as well as understand insights into developing products, services across cultures and national borders. They will also be equipped with updated knowledge and industry-driven foresights to operate in an international business environment. At the end of the programme, undergraduate students are able to initiate their own start-ups, enabling to work in cosmopolitan corporations, or to be a trendsetter in global industry.

Students  from Bachelor of Business Administration (International Business) will be pursuing their studies at the UTM Johor Bahru campus, the only Malaysian Public Research University located in the Iskandar Malaysia economic region. The university has a close proximity to an international business environment, therefore students have first-hand experience about current developments within the region. Students will also engage in active learning that reflects about the impact of regionalism, nationalism  and also international change towards enterprises and businesses.

Bachelor of Business Administration (International Business) also offers flexibility to working professionals who are keen to upgrade and improve their skills, creating an excellent lifelong learning pathway to all.

Entry Requirements

Malaysian Higher School Certificate (STPM)

  • Grade C (NGMP 2.00) for General Studies; AND
  • Grade C (NGMP 2.00) for TWO (2) other subjects

Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM)

  • Jayyid Level

MOE Matriculation/ Public Universities Foundation/ Private Universities Foundation or Equivalent

  • CGPA≥2.00

Diploma or equivalent

  • Obtained a Diploma or any other equivalent qualification recognized by Malaysian Government and approved by the University Senate

Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning, APEL (A)

Passed the Malaysian Certificate of Education (SPM/Equivalent) with at least a credit in Bahasa Melayu / Bahasa Malaysia OR

A credit in Bahasa Melayu / Bahasa Malaysia July Paper; AND

Obtained at least Band 2 in Malaysian University English Test (MUET)


Programme Compulsory Courses

  • Business Law 
  • Business Mathematic 
  • Business Computing 
  • Financial Accounting
  • Microeconomy 
  • Organizational Behaviour 
  • Principle of Management 
  • Principle of Marketing 
  • Financial Management 
  • Human Resource Management
  •  International Business 
  • Macroeconomy 
  • Research Methodology 
  • Strategic Management 
  • Final Year Project I 
  • Final Year Project II

 Business Administration Specialization Courses

  • International Business Communication 
  • Global Marketing 
  • International Business and Global Strategies 
  • Foreign Market Entry
  • The Foreign Exchange Market
  • International Business Negotiation
  • International Trade Framework
  • Big Data for International  Business
  • International Investment 
  • Global Financial Management 
  • International Business Law

Elective Courses

  • Operational Management 
  • Corporate Entrepreneurship 
  • Total Quality Management 
  • International Supply Chain 
  • Technopreneurship 
  • Safety and Health at Work 
  • Project Management and Financing
  • Contemporary Marketing 
  • Research and Development Innovation Management
  • Commercialization and Technology Transfer 
  • Crisis Management 
  • International Relation and Networking 
  • Environmental Management for Business


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