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The UCSI University MBA programme is specially designed to provide access to higher learning opportunities for both local and international practitioners and professionals. The programme is a practical-based course that incorporates tools, methodologies and frameworks of the Blue Ocean Strategy. The Blue Ocean Strategy provides a systematic approach to making the competition irrelevant. UCSI University is the only Malaysian institution of higher learning to offer a postgraduate programme based on this framework. UCSI University incorporates a diverse and exciting blended learning approach by imparting knowledge through workshops, presentations and case studies. UCSI University’s MBA programme is supported by a team of highly qualified academicians specialising in various sectors and equipped with extensive industry experience.

The scope of studies also includes current developments and debates on business and management topics at both the theoretical and applied levels. Graduate students will be encouraged to conduct theoretical exercises on these topics and their relevance to actual practice, in particular their applicability to small and medium-sized enterprises and industries worldwide. Industrial practitioners and corporate consultants will be featured as speakers during the programme. As a graduate programme, the MBA study promotes life-long learning among learners to prepare them for international employment opportunities, future career development and further research and study anywhere in the world.

* This programme received a 100% graduate employability score in the Ministry of Higher Education’s Graduate Employability 2020. (Source:

Programme Details


UCSI University’s MBA is a one-year programme with a trimester offering. Those who do not fulfil the requirement of minimum two years relevant work experience will need to undertake the compulsory cooperative placement.


Teaching and Learning


The dynamic learning process involves various methods. Teaching and learning approaches may include lectures, case analysis, individual or group assignments, examinations, guest speakers, presentations, and seminars. In addition, small class sizes create a collaborative and highly interpersonal environment for the students.

  • A bachelor’s degree from a university recognised by UCSI University
  •  Students with other qualifications will be considered on a case-to-case basis
  • Mature candidates without a qualification in the related fields or working experience in the relevant fields must undergo appropriate prerequisite courses
  • English Language Proficiency

No. of Modules:

The programme comprises of ten core modules, and two elective modules.


Business Function (Core)

  • Financial Accounting and Analysis
  • Marketing Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Managerial Economics

Business Operation (Core)

  • Quantitative Methods
  • International Business and Management
  • Business Policy and Strategic Management
  • Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

Business Generation (Core)

  • Research Methods for Business and Management*
  • Research Planning*
  • Master Coursework Project

Business Effectuation (Electives-Select any two)**

  • Financial Management and Policy
  • Information Technology for Managers
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Operations and Logistics Management
  • Retail and Services Marketing

** Students should note that not all elective courses will be offered in every semester

Students will be assessed through written assignments, case studies, presentations and projects. The lecturers will provide regular feedback on their work, mark assignments, and monitor their progress throughout the course.

  • One-off enrolment fee – MUR 10,000
  • Course fee per term – MUR 65,000 (2 modules)
  • Total course fees (12 modules) – MUR 390,000


Mode of payment:

  • You do not pay upfront for the whole programme and payment is made semester-wise.
  • Payment facilities available on request.
  • Kindly note that all our courses are part time.We shall deliver face to face tutorials at Glamis premises and together with online sessions every Saturday.  Exceptionally at times, replacement and additional classes might be held in the afternoon in weekdays.We provide 2 hours tutorial for each module over below terms.
    • 1st & 2nd term – 14 weeks of tutorials
    • 3rd term – 7 weeks of tutorials

    Time slots for our classes on Saturdays are as follows:

    • 1st batch 08:30 to 10:30
    • 2nd batch 11:00 to 13:00

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