BA115 - Diploma in Business Studies (Insurance)

Insurance is a dynamic and exciting business. As the population ages and wealth grows, the demand for insurance professionals will increase dramatically. Jobs in insurance involve helping individuals and businesses manage risk to protect themselves from catastrophic losses and to anticipate potential risk problems. The Diploma in Business Studies (Insurance) offered by the Faculty of Business Management, UiTM, is a three-year programme designed to provide students with an understanding of business disciplines relevant to commerce and industry as well as broad-based insurance education.

Job opportunities include supervisory and junior management position in insurance companies, insurance broking firms, insurance agencies, loss adjusting firms and financial institutions. In other business organizations, government bodies and public authorities, candidates have the opportunity to work in the risk management and insurance departments.

Program Overview

This program covers

  • Fundamentals of Takaful
  • Fire Insurance
  • Property & Pecuniary
  • Insurance
  • Legal Aspects of Insurance
  • Insurance of Transport
  • Insurance of Liability
  • Life Insurance Practice

Study Plan

Semester 1

  • Co-curriculum I
  • Fundamentals of Islam
  • Integrated Language
  • Introduction to Financial Accounting & Reporting
  • Business Mathematics
  • Fundamentals of Management
  • Third Language I

Semester 2

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

Semester 3

  • Co-curriculum III
  • Integrated Language Skills: Writing
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Fundamentals of Takaful
  • Business Law
  • Risk & Insurance

Semester 4

  • Fundamentals of Finance
  • Operations Management
  • Information Technology in Business
  • Malaysian Economics
  • Legal Aspects of Insurance
  • Fire Insurance

Semester 5

  • Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship
  • Human Resource Management
  • Property & Pecuniary
  • Insurance of Transportation
  • Insurance of Liability
  • Life Insurance Practice

Career Prospect

  • Insurance
  • Brokerage
  • Banking, Finance & Securities

Study Prospect

  • 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 Melaka.

Contact Us

Faculty of Business and Management
42300 UiTM Cawangan Selangor
Selangor Darul Ehsan
Malaysia

fbm@uitm.edu.my 

Tel: +603-3258 7045 (Administration), +603-3258 7042 (Academic), +603-3258 5028 (Student Affairs)
Fax: +603-3258 7000, 7111 & 7211 

   

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