Bachelor of Business Administration

Bachelor of Business Administration

Business education in University Malaya (UM) dates back to 1966 when the Faculty of Economics and Administration first offered business and accounting courses. In line with the increasing demand for accounting and business programmes, the Faculty of Business and Accountancy (FBA) was subsequently established in 1997 to focus on developing these programmes. FBA strives to meet the challenges of preparing students to play a vital role in industry and nation building. FBA seeks to remain at the forefront of business and accounting education and continues to enjoy the reputation as an excellent knowledge-based institution.

A Malaysian candidate who wishes to pursue a programme of study at the University of Malaya must fulfill the University's entry requirements as follows:

  1. Passed the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) with a credit (Grade C) in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia subject or a credit (Grade C) in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia July paper and pass in History; and
  2. Achieve a minimum Band in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET) as required in special requirements of the programme. and
  3. Fulfilled any of the programme Entry Requirements as below:
Entry Requirements

STPM (Current Year)

Science and Arts Stream

Pass STPM with a minimum CGPA of 3.30;

and
 
Obtained of at least Grade B+ in STPM for any two (2) of the following subjects:

  • Accounting
  • Mathematics (T) / Mathematics (M)
  • Economics
  • Business Studies
  • Physics
  • Chemistry;

 and

Obtained of at least Grade B+ in Mathematics and a pass in English at the SPM level;
and

Obtained of at least Band 3 for MUET;
and
Passed the interview.

MATRICULATION / FOUNDATION (Current Year)

Science and Accounting Stream

Passed the Matriculation/Foundation with at least a CGPA of 3.30;
and
Obtained at least Grade B+ at the Matriculation / Foundation level in two (2) of the following subjects:

  • Accounting
  • Mathematics
  • Economics
  • Business Studies
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Accountant in Business
  • Financial Accounting
  • Management Accounting

and

Obtained at least Grade B+ in Mathematics and a pass in English language at the SPM level;  

and

Obtained at least Band 3 in MUET;

and

Passed the interview.

DIPLOMA / EQUIVALENT

Science and Arts Stream

REQUIREMENT 1

Possess a Diploma from any institution recognized by the Government of Malaysia and approved by the University’s Senate with at least a CGPA of 3.30;
and
Obtained at least Grade B+ at the Diploma level in two (2) of the following subjects:

  • Accounting
  • Mathematics
  • Economics
  • Business Studies
  • Physics
  • Chemistry

and
Obtained at least Grade B+ in Mathematics and a pass in English language at the SPM level;

and

Obtained at least Band 3 in MUET;

and

Passed the interview.

OR

REQUIREMENT 2

Passed STPM not in current year with at least a CGPA of 3.30
and
Obtained at least Grade B+ at the STPM level in two (2) of the following subjects:

  • Accounting
  • Mathematics (M) / Mathematics (T)
  • Economics
  • Business Studies
  • Physics
  • Chemistry

and
Obtained at least Grade B+ in Mathematics and a pass in English Language at the SPM level;

and
Obtained at least Grade B+ in Mathematics and a pass in English language at the SPM level;

and

Obtained at least Band 3 in MUET;

and

Passed the interview.

OR

REQUIRMENT 3

Passed the Matriculation/ Foundations not in current year with at least a CGPA of 3.30
and
Obtained at least Grade B+ at the Matriculation/ Foundations level in two (2) of the following subjects:

  • Accounting
  • Mathematics
  • Economics
  • Business Studies
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Accountant in Business
  • Financial Accounting
  • Management Accounting

and
Obtained at least Grade B+ in Mathematics and a pass in English language at the SPM level;

and

Obtained at least Band 3 in MUET;

and

Passed the interview.

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

A-Level, AUSMAT and IB

REQUIREMENT 1

Passed the GCE A-Level with at least Grade B in two (2) of the following subjects:

  • Accounting
  • Mathematics
  • Economics
  • Business Studies
  • Physics
  • Chemistry

and

Obtained at least Grade B+ for Mathematics and pass in English Language at the SPM level;

and

Obtained at least Band 3 in MUET
However, applicants who do not have MUET but have the following results may be considered for conditional offer by fulfilling the MUET requirements within the duration of one (1) academic session:

  • Obtained at least Band 4.5 in IELTS (Academic)

or

  • Obtained score of at least 477 (PBT) / 153 (CBT) / 53 (IBT) in TOEFL.

and
Passed the interview.

OR

REQUIREMENT 2

Possess the International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB) with a minimum score of 35 points;
and
Obtained grade 5 (Higher Level) at the International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB) level in two (2) of the following subjects:

  • Mathematics
  • Economics
  • Business Studies
  • Physics
  • Chemistry

and

Obtained at least Band 3 in MUET
However, applicants who do not have MUET but have the following results may be considered for conditional offer by fulfilling the MUET requirements within the duration of one (1) academic session:

  • Obtained at least Band 4.5 in IELTS (Academic)

or

  • Obtained score of at least 477 (PBT) / 153 (CBT) / 53 (IBT) in TOEFL.

and
Passed the interview.

OR

REQUIREMENT 3

Possess the Australian Matriculation Programme (AUSMAT) with a minimum Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) rank of 80 percent (%);

and
Obtained at least a score of 70% at the AUSMAT level in two (2) of the following subjects:

  • Mathematics
  • Business Management and Enterprise
  • Economics
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Physics
  • Chemistry

and

Obtained at least Band 3 in MUET.
However, applicants who do not have MUET but have the following results may be considered for conditional offer by fulfilling the MUET requirements within the duration of one (1) academic session:

  • Obtained at least Band 4.5 in IELTS (Academic)

 or

  • Obtained score of at least 477 (PBT) / 153 (CBT) / 53 (IBT) in TOEFL.
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