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Raffles University Iskandar Diploma in Business Studies
Raffles University Iskandar

Diploma in Business Studies

Johor Bahru, Malaysia

2 Years


Full time

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MYR 44,000 / per year *


* International fee only. Includes application fee of RM4500


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Our Diploma in Business Studies provides opportunities for students to develop and demonstrate business working knowledge, creativity, and innovation in business. It is designed to prepare students to be job-ready or/and opt for advanced standing in any of the degree programmes in RUI’s Business School upon completion of the programme.

On completion of the programme, students are equipped with abilities and skills as follows:

  • Demonstrate sufficient knowledge and apply the linkage of business and interrelationship of various disciplines including accounting, economics, finance, and marketing and information technology
  • Use mathematical skills, IT skills, and language skills applicable to a wide variety of businesses
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of social, economic, and ethical issues and their inter-relationship in the business context
  • Apply an effective approach to business presentations and in communicating clearly both visually and verbally
  • Work effectively as a member of a team as well as a leader
  • Demonstrate proficiency in using analytical reasoning and creative thinking in identifying problems and issues related to businesses and how to solve them best
  • Plan and manage information to demonstrate their value to their potential employers, highlight their work readiness and eligibility for admission to an organization or further study.

Programme Modules

Core Modules

Year 1

  • Academic Writing
  • Academic Reading
  • Business Communication
  • Business Information Technology
  • Business Mathematics
  • Business Statistics
  • English for Communication
  • Introduction to Business
  • Learning Skills
  • Management Essentials
  • U1: Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 / Pengajian Malaysia 2
  • U2: Teamwork and Leadership

Year 2

  • Business Creativity and Innovation
  • Business Portfolio
  • Entrepreneurship and Small Business Operation
  • Financial Accounting
  • Fundamentals of Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • Introduction to Business Law
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • U3: Malaysian Economy
  • U4: Co-Curricular

Compulsory Modules (MPU)

International students only

  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (Malay Language Communication 1)
  • Kerja Berpasukan dan Kepimpinan (Teamwork and Leadership)
  • Ekonomi Malaysia (Malaysian Economy)
  • Ko-Kurikulum (Co-Curricular)

Malaysian students only

  • Pengajian Malaysia 2 (Malaysian Studies 2)
  • Kerja Berpasukan dan Kepimpinan
  • Ekonomi Malaysia
  • Ko-Kurikulum

Career Opportunities

Business Development, Business Administration, Business Management and Sales & Marketing Management.

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