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MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (MBA)

OVERVIEW OF THE PROGRAMME

The International Islamic University Malaysia's MBA programme was launched in 1995 as a part-time programme and has been well received by Malaysian executives. Following its success, a full-time MBA programme was introduced to cater for both local and international students. Our MBA programme was specially created to meet the needs of potential managers and executives of globally oriented corporations.

The programme is an extensive, intellectually challenging orientation to an advanced study of management through the distinctive approach of providing a framework for analysis and implementation. 

MBA programme at GSM is internationally accredited by ABEST21.  It was the first MBA programme accredited by ABEST21 in Malaysia. One of the distinctive features of the programme is that the students may choose one or two of the following specializations:     

  1. General Management
  2. Strategic Management
  3. Finance
  4. Islamic Banking & Finance



MODE

  • Requires on-campus study



PROGRAMMES OFFERED

MBA

(Full-time)

MBA

(Part-time)

Duration of Study

16 months

(4 trimesters)

2 years 8 months

(8 trimesters)

Entry Requirement

Working experience in a management or executive position would be an advantage.

A minimum of 2 years of working experience in a management or executive position is required.

  • A good bachelor's degree from IIUM or any other institutions of higher learning approved by the University Senate. A professional qualification which is certified equivalent to a degree under Malaysian laws and approved by the University Senate can also be considered.
  • Proficiency in English language (where necessary candidates may be required to sit for an English language proficiency test).
  • A minimum score of 550 (PBT-TOEFL), 213 (CBT-TOEFL), 79 (IBT-TOEFL), 6.0 (IELTS) or 6.0 (EPT) is required for international applicants.

**Candidates without work experience, who have done well in their studies (CGPA of 3.00 or more, or equivalents) may be considered for admission into the full time programme only.

Note:

PBT - TOEFL

:

Paper based test TOEFL

CBT - TOEFL

:

Computer based test TOEFL

IBT - TOEFL

:

Internet Based Test TOEFL

EPT

:

English Placement Test

Intake

September | January | May

Study Mode

Coursework

Students have to take a total of 15 courses and complete a project paper related to their area of specialization, or take 1 additional elective course in lieu of the project paper.

There are 3 trimesters per academic year and each trimester has a duration of 15 weeks inclusive of exam weeks and semester break.

CORE COURSES (11 COURSES)

MGT 6110

Managing Corporate Resources

ACC 6110

Financial and Managerial Accounting

MKTG 6120

Marketing Management

ECON 6120

Business Economics

ECON 6130

Qualitative Decision Making

FIN 6130

Managerial Finance

MGT 6230

Organisational Behavior and Leadership

MGT 6240 / MGT 6241

Operations Management OR Business Law

MGT 6370

Comparative Business Ethics

MGT 6263

Management Policy and Corporate Strategy

MGT 6998 / MGT 6798

Research Methodology Course / Case Methodology Course

SPECIALISATION COURSES

FINANCE

FIN 6251

Portfolio Management

FIN 6263

International Finance

FIN 6264

Managing Risks with Futures and Options

FIN 6257 / FIN 6255

Corporate Finance OR Financial Analysis for Decision Making

GENERAL MANAGEMENT

MGT 6251

Human Resource Management

MGT 6550

International Business

MGT 6255

Organisational Change and Development

*The students may choose from any other specialisations for their fourth subject

ISLAMIC BANKING AND FINANCE

FIN 6620

Al-Shari'ah, Economics and Society

FIN 6630

Fiqh Al-Muamalah in Banking and Finance

FIN 6640

Islamic Financial System and Environment

FIN 6650

Accounting and Control of Islamic Financial Institutions

STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT

MGT 6253

Management Control Systems

MGT 6255

Organisational Change and Development

MGT 6266

Advance Corporate Strategy

FIN 6257 / FIN 6255

Corporate Finance OR Financial Analysis for Decision Making

ELECTIVE COURSE (1 COURSE)

MGT 6999 / MGT 6799

Paper Writing / Case Writing / Any elective subject

To apply for admission into the academic programmes run by the Academy, please click HERE .