Diploma in Business Administration


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BTEC Higher National Diploma in Business


This Diploma in Business Administration and BTEC Higher National Diploma in Business are designed to give students a broad knowledge and understanding of general business principles which are essential for students to become effective office administrators.

The Diplomas expose students to key functional areas of a company and their interconnection through a variety of core units: Accounting, Management, Economics, Statistics, Finance, Operations Entrepreneurship, Insurance, and Communication.

Assignments and tutorials throughout the programme develop the student’s practical managerial and communication skills, and business decision-making capabilities.

Students are assessed via continuous assignments, tutorials, and written examinations culminating with a final year project. Assessment for BTEC Higher National Diploma will be by assignments only.

Programme Structure

Mode of study

Full-time or part-time

Duration of study

2 years (full-time) or 4 years (part-time)


January, April, August

Course modules

Year 1 Year 2
Introduction to Financial Accounting and Reporting Information Technology in Business
English for Academic Purposes Creative and Critical Thinking
Fundamentals of Marketing Investment Management
Business Communication Operations Management
Consolidating Language Skills Fundamentals of Insurance
Comparative Religion Community Service
Fundamentals of Management Principles of Public Relations
Microeconomics Human Resource Management
Business Law Interactive English
Cost Accounting Introduction to International Business
Decision Making Skills Fundamentals of Transport
Business Mathematics Malaysian Economics
Pengajian Malaysia 2 Fundamentals of Finance
Macroeconomics Organisational Behaviour
Statistics Business Ethics
Bahasa Kebangsaan A Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship

The above programme modules are for Newbridge Diploma. These module will be adapted for BTEC Higher National Diploma

Entry Requirement

SPM / O-Level  3 credits (Grade C or above)
UEC  3 credits (Grade B or above)
STPM  Pass STPM or equivalent (Grade C or above) in any subjects
Certificate Level 3 (SKM)  Pass SKM Level 3 with 1 SPM credit and must continue into Diploma of the same field



Career prospects

Support staff in administration, management, advertising, marketing, trading and human resource management in the private sector and public sector.

Progression to degree programmes

The Diploma and BTEC Higher National Diploma in Business enable students to progress to second year Bachelor degree courses in related fields at selected local universities or universities in Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia and the United Kingdom.

Programme Fee

Tuition fees :  RM 16,500

Other fees :    RM 1,000

Deposit :        RM 500 Refundable

BTEC :          £ 250 (initial registration)

BTEC :          £ 20 (Annual Fee for subsequent year)