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Master of Business Administration


The Master of Business Administration (MBA) programme is designed to meet the needs of executives with a technical, scientific or social sciences background, either from the private or public sector, who currently holds or aspires to be in a managerial position. The programme aims to enhance students’ knowledge and skills, equip them to develop a creative, proactive and professional approach to management within the context of innovation, excellence and internationalism. The programme will also develop their skills in preparing, analysing and writing sound business cases through a Business Case Analysis course. In addition, a range of optional courses are offered to meet the student’s individual interest.

The MBA programme is taught in English on a full-time (one and a half years) and part-time (two – four years) basis, commencing August of each academic year.


Programme Structure

To complete the MBA programme, students are required to attend, pass and complete 60 modular credits: 44 module credits of 11 core modules and 16 modular credits of 4 optional modules. Combinations of optional courses can be created to form streams or specialisations.


Full Time Part Time

Semester 1
  • BB-5101 Business Case Writing and Analysis
  • BB-5102 Management and Organisational Behaviour
  • BB-5103 Marketing Management
  • BB-5104 Managerial Accounting
  • One optional module
Semester 1
  • BB-5112 Human Resource Management
  • BB-5102 Management and Organisational Behaviour
  • BB-5104 Managerial Accounting

Semester 2
  • BB-5105 Operation and Production Management
  • BB-5106 Financial Management
  • BB-5107 Management Information System
  • BB-5112 Human Resource Management
  • One optional module
Semester 2
  • BB-5105 Operation and Production Management
  • BB-5106 Financial Management
  • BB-5107 Management Information System

Semester 3
  • BB-5109 Strategic Management
  • BB-5110 Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility
  • BB-5111 Managerial Economics
  • Two optional modules
Semester 3
  • BB-5103 Marketing Management
  • BB-5111 Managerial Economics
  • One optional module
Semester 4
  • BB-5112 Human Resource Management
  • BB-5109 Strategic Management
  • One optional module
Semester 5
  • BB-5110 Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Two optional modules



List Optional Modules

Four optional modules (4 modular credits each) may be selected from the following:

BB-5311 Investment and Portfolio Management
BB-5301 Change Management
BB-5302 Project Management
BB-5303 Leadership
BB-5304 Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation
BB-5305 Managing Negotiations
BB-5307 Electronic Commerce
BB-5308 Overseas Study Visit
BB-5309 Security and Risk Management
BM-5301 C Corporate Governance
BM-5302 I Systems Analysis and Design
BM-5304 C Corporate Entrepreneurship
BM-5310 Cross Cultural Management

Note: Students may register any module offered by Master of Economics, Master of Management, Master of Islamic Finance and Master of Logistics programmes after a consultation with the programme leader/graduate coordinator



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