Course Code : UDC


The Diploma in Business Management programme is offered to school leavers interested in pursuing a career in business management. This programme will provide students with the skills and knowledge in total and integrated aspects of business management, and is suitable for those wishing to acquire a sound understanding of all aspects of business. Students will be trained in all functional areas of management of a business such as accounting, management, marketing, and human resource management that can be beneficial for career development and organisational development, and foster a spirit of entrepreneurship among the students.


By the end of this programme, students should be able to:

  • Identify and understand the basic principles of business management in a competitive and dynamic environment
  • Apply the principles of business management and plan the operations of a business unit
  • Think creatively and critically, and understand the risks in making business decisions and identify business opportunities
  • Improve the planning and monitoring of business strategies for long-term survival

Accreditation Status

Fully Accredited (MQA/SWA0629)

Career and Academic Path

Graduates of the Diploma in Business Management programme have the opportunity to pursue a Bachelor Degree in a related field at local universities.

Graduates of the programme are qualified to apply for the post of Assistant Business Development officers at private companies and government-linked companies (GLCs). Graduates are also qualified to hold various positions such as Executive Assistants up to management levels in an organisation.

Course Structure

Students must complete a total of 92 credit in order to be awarded the Diploma in Management.

They must pass all 25 courses/subjects prescribed as Institution Compulsory Courses, Core Courses and Programme Courses.

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Application Procedures

Application must be made through the prescribed form, which may be obtained from UMCCed office or can be downloaded here. 

All enclosed academic records and other supporting documents must be certified true copies.

A complete application should consist of the following items:

A complete, signed application form
1 copy of Mykad / Identification Card
1 copy of SPM/ MCE or GCE 'O' Level Certificate or equivalent
2 copies of passport size photograph

Additional Requirements :

Processing fees of RM25.00 (postal order/money order) payable to UMCCed.(Non-refundable)

Please send the application form, processing fees and related documents to the address below either by hand or mail to:

Business Development & Communication Division,
University of Malaya Centre for Continuing Education (UMCCed), 
Level 7, Wisma R&D University of Malaya, Jalan Pantai Baharu, 59990 Kuala Lumpur.

Tel :03-2246 3612 / 3604 / 3607 / 3606
E-mail : 

HP : 
Firdaus  019-386 8967 
Shamsul 012-524 7207
Suzi 011 - 1567 5696
Balqis 019 - 359 5952

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