BA111 -Diploma In Business Studies

Business today is complex, and it calls for minds that are trained in the broad fundamentals of business. This programme, offered by the Faculty of Business Management, UiTM, started in July 1963. It remains as one of the highly seek programmes among students undertaking diploma programme. The programme is offered at various UiTM campuses : Arau, Sungai Petani, Alor Gajah, Segamat, Jengka, Machang, Dungun, Kota Kinabalu and Samarahan.

The programme of Diploma in Business Studies provides a good background of business facts and knowledge and prepares students for the Bachelor programme in the various specialized field of business. This 3-year programme includes the study of accounting, economics, marketing, management, math and statistics, language and communication, information technology and legal foundations. These wide ranges of business courses provide students with a strong basis in facing the various facets of business challenges. Job opportunities include supervisory and junior management positions in both the private and public organizations.

Program Overview

This program covers

  • Business Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Operations Management
  • Marketing
  • International Business
  • Entrepreneurship

Study Plan

Semester 1

  • Co-curriculum I
  • Fundamentals of Islam
  • Integrated Language Skills: Listening
  • Financial Accounting
  • Business Mathematics
  • Fundamentals of Management
  • Third Language I

Semester 2

  • Co-curriculum II
  • Islamic Thought & Civilization
  • Integrated Language Skills: Reading
  • Introduction to Cost Accounting
  • Microeconomics
  • Fundamentals of Marketing
  • Business Communication
  • Third Language II

Semester 3

  • Co-curriculum III
  • Fundamentals of Islamic Economics
  • Integrated Language Skills: Writing
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Microeconomics
  • Information Technology in Business
  • Creative & Critical Thinking

Semester 4

  • Business Law
  • Fundamentals of Finance
  • Operations Management
  • Fundamentals of Transport
  • Principles of Public Relations
  • Organizational Behavior

Semester 5

  • Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship
  • Malaysian Economics
  • Risk And Insurance
  • Human Resource Management
  • Investment Management
  • Introduction to International Business

Career Prospects

  • Manufacturing
  • Banking
  • Business
  • Services
  • Entrepreneurship

Study Prospects

  • Business Economics
  • Customer Service Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Event Management
  • Finance
  • Health Administration
  • Human Resource Management
  • Insurance
  • International Business
  • Islamic Banking
  • Marketing
  • Office Systems Management
  • Operations Management
  • Retail Management
  • Transport

Opportunities for Further Studies

Holders of this diploma can proceed directly into the third semester of the Bachelor of Business Administration program at the Faculty of Business and Management, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM). Graduates can also further their studies at any local or foreign universities.

Program Availability

The program is offered at UiTM Kedah, Melaka, Sabah, Kelantan, Johor, Negeri Sembilan, Pahang & Sarawak. 

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