BA117 - Diploma in Business Studies (Transport)

Business today is complex, and it calls for minds that are trained in the broad fundamentals of business. The Diploma in Business Studies (Transport) offered by the Faculty of Business Management, UiTM, started in November 2003. The programme provides some foundations to various business related disciplines including some fundamental business courses, economics, accounting and law.  In order to develop a wholesome, trustworthy and responsible graduate, the curriculum also provide courses such as Computer and Information Processing, Business Communication and one foreign language to further equip graduates with other knowledge and skills. During the final year, students are given the flexibility of selecting 6 courses from a range of 13 courses (transport or transport related courses). Amongst them are Transport Economics, Insurance, Logistics, Operation Management, Transport and Tourism and others. This range of courses will provide students with a strong foundation in facing the diversified facets of the transport business challenges.

Apart from that the programme also prepares students for the Bachelor level in transport. In addition, they can proceed to other various specialized degree studies.  

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) UK recognizes this programme and confers graduates the Member of Logistics and Transport (MILT) upon approval of membership. The CILT will also award exemptions up to 6 out of 9 courses of the Professional Qualifying Examination.

Program Overview

This program covers

  • Transport Economics
  • Transport & Tourism
  • Transport Society & Enviroment
  • Corporate Strategy & Policy in Transport
  • Business Logistics

Study Plan

Semester 1

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

Semester 2

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

Semester 3

  • Co-curriculum III
  • Fundamentals of Islamic Economics
  • Integrated Language Skills: Writing
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Fundamentals of Marketing
  • Transport Society & Enviroment

Semester 4

  • Information Technology in Business
  • Fundamentals of Finance
  • Creative & Critical Thinking
  • Business Law
  • Business Logistics
  • Introduction to Transport Economics

Semester 5

  • Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship
  • Operations Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Introduction to International Business
  • Corporate Strategy & Policy in Transport
  • Transport & Tourism

Career Prospect

  • Logistics & Supply Chain
  • Bus & Coach
  • Ports & Maritime
  • Aviation
  • Rail
  • Freight Forwarding
  • Active Travel & Transport Planning

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.

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) UK recognizes this program and confers graduates the Member of Logistics and Transport (MILT) upon approval of membership. The CILT will also award exemptions up to 6 out of 9 courses of the Professional Qualifying Examination.

Program Availability

The program is offered at UiTM Johor & Sabah

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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