Bachelor of Management (HONS) Print

Approval Code (MOHE & MQA):

N/345/6/0171 JPT/BPP (MQA/FA 1710)
N/345/6/0164 JPT/BPP (MQA/FA 1865)



The Bachelor of Management(Hons) graduates should be able to demonstrate their have the managerial and entrepreneurial competency and understanding and become prime movers and significant contributors in organisations which they may serve. The mastery of principles and practices of organisational and managerial sciences prepare the graduates to be leaders and team members simultaneously. The core skills learned will prepare students with job skills relevant to the changing demands in the job market.

In addition, the programme prepares students for a life of understanding, wisdom and maturity. This programme has been accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA/LAN) since 2002 and is recognised by the Public Services Department of Malaysia (JPA).


Entry Requirements

- A pass in STPM with 2 principals; or
- ‘A’ Levels, Matriculation, Foundation or Pre-university; or
- Diploma from a Public or Private Higher Education Institution and has obtained a minimum standard required by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA / LAN) or been granted (MQA / LAN) accreditation or equivalent qualification which is recognised by the Malaysian Government; or
- Certificate from a Polytechnic under the Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia.

English Proficiency Requirement

Malaysian Students
Students who enroll into UNITAR's Bachelor Degree programmes must fulfill the following English proficiency requirements:

Students who have a credit in the English Language at the SPM/SPMV level are required to take additional English courses, depending on the level of proficiency. Students who do not have a credit in the English Language at the SPM/SPMV level are required to undergo the Intensive English Programme.

Students who have obtained a distinction in the English Language at the SPM/SPMV level are not required to take additional English courses.


Additional charges will be imposed based on the English placement level, in addition to the respective programme fees.


UNITAR Placement
3B (Previous Code: C3)
Band 3
English Proficiency Level 3
4B & 5C (Previous Code: C4 & C5)
Band 2
English Proficiency Level 2
6C (Previous Code: C6)
Band 1
English Proficiency Level 1
7D, 8E & 9G (Previous Code P7, P8 & P9)
Intensive English Programme

International Students
International students who enrol into UNITAR programmes must fulfil the following English proficiency requirements:

Undergraduate Programmes - TOEFL score of 450 or IELTS band of 4

The validity period for TOEFL and IELTS is two (2) years from the date of the award.

Without the qualification mentioned above, International students are required to register for and pass a special Intensive English Programme (IEP). This programme will incur additional charges apart from the respective programme fees.


Programme Structure

The Bachelor's Degree programme requires a total of 112 credit hours of course work. Upon entering semester 6 of the programme, students are required to choose their areas of Specialisation/Major. Students may also undergo a practicum/internship programme of their choice in Semester 8.

The list below shows the suggested sequence of courses which are to be completed in the programme

Year 1

Semester 1
Business Communication I
Basic Skills for Knowledge Workers
Fundamentals of Information Technology
Introduction to Social Sciences
Principles of Management

Semester 2
Business Communication II
Introduction to Knowledge Management
Critical Thinking
Co-curriculum I

Semester 3
Organisational Behaviour
Fundamentals of Marketing
Human Resources Management
Management Guru and Quality
Introduction to Future Studies

Year 2

Semester 4
Learning Organisations
Fundamentals of Public Service and NGO Management
Fundamentals of Strategic Management
Information Systems
National Language (Bahasa Malaysia)

Semester 5
Thought and Knowledge Leadership
Islamic Studies or Moral Education
Malaysian Studies
Co-curiculum II

Semester 6
Statistical Techniques for Decision Making
Specialisation / Major
Specialisation / Major
Specialisation / Major

Year 3

Semester 7
Research Methods in Social Sciences
Specialisation / Major
Specialisation / Major
Specialisation / Major

Semester 8

* International students are exempted from taking the following courses: Malaysian Studies, Islamic Studies or Moral Education and National Language (Bahasa Malaysia).


Area of Specialisation

Students are required to choose their areas of specialisation from any of the following:

Knowledge Management Practices
Fundamentals of Accounting
Fundamentals of Finance
Small Business Management
Project Management

Management Science
Fundamentals of Management Science
Services Operations Management
Operations Management
Process Design
Inventory Management
Introduction to Quality Management

Knowledge Management
Theory of Knowledge
The Evolution of Knowledge
The Knowledge Worker
Management Information Systems
Quality Movement in Education
Knowledge Management Practices

Leadership Studies
Organisational Science and Leadership
Foundation and Fundamentals of Leadership
Leadership and Teams
Learning from the Leaders of the Past
Leaders of the Future
Leadership Strategies

Quality Management
Introduction to Quality Management
Management of Change and Quality Agenda
Service Quality Management
Quality Movement in Education
Quality Management and the Customer


Career Prospects

Graduates will find rewarding career opportunities and prospects in this fast-growing industry, which covers small-medium industries to large multi-national organisations. This programme focuses on the development of an individual as a whole. Graduates will be equipped with the skills required to survive and do well in their careers, particularly in public, private and NGO sectors at any level.



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