Compare Top Business Degree Courses in Malaysia

There are 48 colleges and universities offering 350 Business Degree Courses.

FAQs about Studying a Business Degree in Malaysia

Business is a broad field that covers all elements of accountancy, economics, management, marketing and finance.

Business touches almost every part of our lives. Fundamentally, businesses play an important role in the society – creating jobs and wealth, while solving practical problems or needs.

A Business degree will teach you how different business fields and specialisations function collectively to ensure sustainability and growth of businesses. You will also learn how to lead, think and act strategically (in a business context!).

To pursue a Degree in Business, the typical entry requirements are:

You may also need to have a pass in English and Mathematics at SPM, O-Level or equivalent.

That said, the entry requirements may vary depending on the university, so be sure to do your research!

To pursue a Degree in Business, you need to have an SPM qualification or equivalent and a Pre-U qualification. Alternatively, you can also enter a Degree via a Diploma in Business. You must also meet the minimum entry requirements of the university.

A Degree in Business is usually 3 years long.

Upon completing a Degree in Business, you will have several options:

  • Enter the workforce immediately; or
  • Enter the worforce and pursue professional qualifications, such as ACCA, ICAEW, CFA, etc.; or
  • Pursue postgraduate studies in the relevant fields

Business graduates are open to plenty of job opportunities depending on the course specialisation (such as, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, etc).

Generally, upon completion of a Degree in Business, you can consider the following job options:

  • Business Analyst
  • Business Development Executive
  • Social Media / Marketing Executive
  • Administrative Executive
  • Research Analyst

Different students may have different preferences when it comes to choosing the right university. Here are some questions to consider when making a decision.

  • Is the institution’s Business course accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA)?
  • Does the institution’s Business Degree give you any practical platforms to acquire extra business knowledge and build professional networks, such business competitions, conferences and workshops?
  • Do you understand the fees of the course, and are the costs affordable to you?
  • Are you comfortable with the location of the university?
  • Have you visited the campus, and do you like the campus environment and facilities?
  • What support services does the institution have to help you in and beyond university?

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