BA (Hons) Business Management |

BA (Hons) Business Management

Dual Award programme
 
Business and Management Studies
Business and Management looks at the overall direction and strategic aspects of an organisation. A great number of CEOs are business degree holders. Business studies takes a look at risk and the challenges that are thrown in an ever changing global landscape. Business students have to act on data driven information in these times of economic uncertainty and change.

The Business programme strongly features experiential learning, which provides you with practical problem solving skills. Our students participate in real application including our Enterprise scheme, where students can apply their knowledge and skills in a practical way. The delivery of our Business programmes is campus and digitally based. KDU is extremely proud of its ability to generate internships and its international and local connections into industry.         

In this specially tailored programme, students will not receive only one degree but two bachelor degree awards, especially from two leading institutions of higher learning. Students can also enjoy an option to study abroad which is available in their last year of studies at the University of Lincoln campus in the UK.

Why study Business and Management?
Studying Business and Management gives a deep insight of the organisations operations, quality, marketing and strategy. These skills are necessary to gain employment in most global organisations where deadlines are tight, and answers are needed quickly through information that is driven by data. You’ll acquire the skills to make professional presentations with confidence and the ability to eventually manage effectively.  

This degree programme provides a pathway to:
  • Postgraduate Study: This programme prepares you with a solid in foundation in Business to enable you to pursue a Master’s degree in Business Administration.
  • Career opportunities: Our Business students have career paths into almost every sector of the economy ranging from a top flight CEO, or even managing your own enterprise. 
Dual Award title:
KDU Penang University College AwardUniversity of Lincoln Award
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Business ManagementBachelor of Arts (Hons) Business and Management (Dual Award)
*Graduates will receive an award and transcript from both institutions
Graduates of a dual award degree programme receive a degree award from both KDU Penang University College and our partner university. A dual award degree programme constitutes completion of a single programme of study and is differentiated from a double –degree.
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Programme Structure
DURATION
3 years
PROGRAMME LOCATION
KDU Penang University College
YEAR 1
  • Business Mathematics
  • English Studies 1
  • Microeconomics
  • Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility
  • Principles of Management
  • Financial Management
  • Business Statistics
  • English Studies 2
  • Macroeconomics
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Business Communication
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Hubungan Etnik
  • IELTS Preparatory Course
  • TITAS
YEAR 2
  • Strategic Management 
  • Management Decision Making 
  • Human Resource Management
  • Managerial Accounting 1
  • Buyer Behaviour
  • Specialisation M1 or E1
  • Holistic Professional Development
  • Ethics & Moral 3
  • Sociology of Innovation
  • Managerial Accounting 2
  • Principles of Project Management
  • Research & Consultancy Methods 
  • Digital Business And E-Commerce
  • Specialisation M2 or E2
YEAR 3
  • Research Project (Part A) or Consultancy Project Business (Part A)
  • Contemporary Issues in Business and Management 1
  • Leadership and High Performance Team
  • Specialisation E3 or M3 
  • Internship
  • Research Project (Part B) or Consultancy Project Business (Part B)
  • Contemporary Issues in Business and Management 2
  • Philosophy of Management
  • Specialisation E4 or M4
SPECIALISATION
Entrepreneurship
  • E1 Entrepreneur Finance
  • E2 Entrepreneurial Marketing
  • E3 Entrepreneurship 
  • E4 Venture Creation
Marketing
  • M1 Branding
  • M2 Strategic Marketing Planning
  • M3 Marketing Communications 1
  • M4 Marketing Communications 2
MPU SUBJECTS
Local
  • Hubungan Etnik
  • TITAS
  • IELTS Preparatory Course
  • Ethics & Moral 3
  • Holistic Professional Development
Foreign
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2
  • Pengajian Malaysia 3
  • IELTS Preparatory Course
  • Ethics and Moral 3
  • Holistic Professional Development
Study Route
Fees & Intakes
INTAKE DATES
  • 15 Jan
  • 18 Jun
  • 10 Sep
  • 22 Oct
ESTIMATED FEES

MALAYSIAN STUDENTS
  • RM61,070
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
  • RM67,320
Fees will depend on their commencement dates
Finance should not be a barrier to enrolling in this leading dual award award programme. We challenge you to find a  better value dual award degree in Penang.
Speak to our consultants for more information.
  • Access a UK degree from a highly regarded UK University. The University of Lincoln (UK) has been rated the UK’s number one modern university by The Times and
    Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016.
  • Receive two degree certificates and two transcripts from both institutions.
  • Customize your studies: The Business Management degree has specializations in Marketing and Entrepreneurship.
  • Study abroad opportunities.
  • Internship opportunities supported by our job placement office. A recent survey indicates that 96% of our graduates are employed within 6 months of graduation.
Entry Requirements
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONMINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENT
  • *STPM
Minimum Standard
2 Principal Passes and Pass in Mathematics and English at SPM/O- Level

Dual Award Required Standard
2 Principal Passes and Credit in Mathematics at SPM/O- Level
  • *GCE A Level
Minimum Standard
2 Principal Passes (EE) and Pass in Mathematics and English at SPM/O- Level

Dual Award Required Standard
2 Principal Passes (CC) and Credit in Mathematics at SPM/O- Level
Applicant without 2 Principal Passes (CC) may be considered on a case by case basis by the Dual Award University partner
  • *UEC
Minimum Standard
5 Credits (Min B6) and Pass in Mathematics and English at SPM/UEC level

Dual Award Required Standard
5 Credits (Min B6) including Mathematics at SPM/UEC level
  • Foundation/Matriculation
Minimum Standard
Pass with CGPA ≥ 2.00

Dual Award Required Standard
Pass with CGPA ≥ 3.00 and Credit in Mathematics at SPM level
  • Australian Matriculation / Foundation
Minimum Standard
ATAR score of 55
 
Dual Award Required Standard
ATAR score of 70
  • International Baccalaureate (IB)
Minimum Standard
26/42 points from 6 subjects
 
Dual Award Required Standard
29/42 points from 6 subjects
DiplomaRecognized Diploma with CGPA ≥ 2.00
*Remarks
The above candidates without a Pass in Mathematics and English may be admitted if the above qualification contains subjects in Mathematics and English and its achievement is equivalent or above the minimum requirement at SPM level.
English Proficiency Requirement
Local StudentsYear 1
Dual Award
 Minimum StandardRequired Standard
 MUET Band 2; orMUET Band 4; or
 IELTS Band 5.5; orIELTS Band 6
(with no component below 5.5); or
 TOEFL
CBT (210) / IBT (66)
TOEFL
CBT (220) / IBT (79)
 If applicants score between the minimum English language standard and the required dual award standard then other listed English qualifications will be considered if they decide to pursue the dual award programme.
  • Credit in English (Min C) at SPM Level; or
  • SPM 1119 (O-Level English) (Min C); or
  • UEC English (Min B6); or
  • Cambridge English CAE & CPE (from 2015)169, with no element below 162; or
  • Cambridge English: Advanced CAE (Pre 2015) B2; or
  • PTE Academic 54; or
  • KDU English Entrance Test 73 
Year 2
  • KDU Diploma; or
  • Recognised Diploma from other institutions (conducted in English)
International StudentsYear 1
 Single Award
Minimum Standard
Dual Award
Minimum Standard
 MUET Band 4; orMUET Band 4; or
 IELTS Band 5.5; orIELTS Band 6
(with no component below 5.5); or
 TOEFL
PBT (454) / IBT (44)
TOEFL
CBT (220) / IBT (79)
 If applicants score between the minimum English language standard and the required dual award standard then other listed English qualifications will be considered if they decide to pursue the dual award programme.
  • SPM English Credit (Min C); or
  • SPM 1119 (O-Level English) (Min C); or
  • UEC English (Min B6); or
  • Cambridge English CAE & CPE (from 2015)169, with no element below 162; or
  • Cambridge English: Advanced CAE (Pre 2015) B2; or
  • PTE Academic 54; or
  • KDU English Entrance Test 73 
Year 2
  • KDU Diploma; or
  • Recognised Diploma from other institutions (conducted in English)