A Master of Business Administration or MBA is a program designed to provide integrated, pertinent knowledge in the business administration field. It is a course that will enhance managerial skills, enabling students to advance on the corporate ladder. 

MBA courses are tailored to develop individuals who are able to seek opportunities in the business world as well as apply the appropriate strategies to create wealth. As such, MBAs are suitable for those who intend to be innovative entrepreneurs as well as those who want to obtain a managerial or leadership position in an organization.


MBA career prospects

A Master of Business Administration will help you to advance to exciting careers such as:

  • Entrepreneur
  • Researcher
  • Academics
  • Consultant
  • Manager
  • Sales Director
  • Marketing Director
  • Public Relations Director
  • Market Research Analysts
  • Industrial Production Managers

Why study Masters of Business Administration at UOW Malaysia?

The MBA program in Glenmarie, Selangor campus is a top-notch postgraduate program designed to equip students with a unique blend of academic and professional knowledge. The program offers an international perspective and provides learners with opportunities to engage in a global environment and network with other professionals. Students are able to choose between five specialisation tracks: Enterprise Risk Management, Marketing Leadership, Business Analytics, Hospitality & Tourism Management and Financial Planning.

Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) is offered in collaboration with the Institute of Enterprise Risk Practitioners (IERP®), this MBA track is a postgraduate qualification that focuses on the area of Enterprise Risk Management.

With a focus on real-world scenarios, multidisciplinary learning activities, and skill development, the UOW Malaysia’s MBA program is committed to preparing students for success. The course emphasizes communication, analysis, negotiation, business intuition, problem solving, and facilitating skills, ensuring that students are ready to excel in their careers.

Financial Planning (FP) focuses on the areas of financial planning and is catered to professionals that are seeking a postgraduate qualification in the area of Financial Planning.

Students can expect a well-rounded education with a focus on professional development, making it the ideal choice for anyone looking to advance their career in the business world.

Upon completion of the program, graduates will be granted exemptions from the following recognised professional body^

Specialization Streams

Enterprise Risk Management 

  • IERP® Enterprise Risk Manager Professional Certification* – Exempted from 6 modules out of 11 modules
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) – Exempted from 7 CIMA papers.

Marketing Leadership 

  • Prepares learners for strategic marketing leadership roles within a dynamic environment to respond to international marketing challenges.
  • Recognised by the world’s largest and well-established professional marketing body, learners are eligible for The Chartered Institute of Marketing examination.

Business Analytics 

  • Relevant knowledge and skills related to business intelligence, data analytics and data science to cope with the global Big Data Revolution.
  • Ability to process Big Data for problem solving and decision making in different business domains via numerous tools and techniques.

Hospitality & Tourism Management 

  • In collaboration with IMI International Management Institute, Switzerland.
  • Certification from IMI including parchment from UOW Malaysia.

Financial Planning

  • Financial Planning Association of Malaysia (FPAM) Certified Financial Planner (CFP)* Certification Education Program – Exempted from 3 modules out of 4 modules
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) – Exempted from 11 CIMA papers.


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* Relevant subjects from respective specialization must be taken during study.
Subject to revision without prior notice.


University Award:

Program information


  • Grooming Business Leaders for the Future
  • Choose UOW Malaysia to Develop Entrepreneurial Skills
  • Students Today, Entrepreneurs Tomorrow
  • Real World Education With Industry



When students graduate from UOW Malaysia with a business degree, they are ready to compete and succeed anywhere in the world. At UOW Malaysia, we ensure that our students are armed with the knowledge, insights and skills, and empowered with experience, so that they stand out in our ever-evolving globalised economy and help create an economically prosperous tomorrow. The academic experience at UOW Malaysia is designed for students who not only desire to study business, but also to build the characteristics and confidence necessary for a real world experience. Our focus on communication skills, emotional intelligence, identifying strengths and pursuing passions prepare them to become driven and intuitive leaders.



UOW Malaysia’s School of Business drive a strong focus on offering real world and experiential learning for, as well as developing entrepreneurial skills in students. Students are given opportunities to understand business organisations, systems and processes from a simulated model, learn from captains of industry, and work with industrial partners on real-world projects – giving them a head start in honing their business sense and sharpening their skills. Our focus on communication skills, emotional intelligence, identifying strengths and pursuing passion prepare them to become driven and intuitive leader.

  • Obtained desired job, run own business, further study
  • Over 100 companies for student internships
  • Diverse student population from over 18 countries
  • A purpose-built Entrepreneurialism Center
  • Industry-Aligned Curriculum with input from Industry Advisory Panels
  • 45% of faculty members are with industry experience
  • Programs accredited by Professional Bodies
  • Faculty members are active in Industry Research, Corporate Training, and Consultancy



At UOW Malaysia, students are encouraged to cultivate an entrepreneurial mind – to be bold, innovative and adaptable. All students that are taking business studies are required to undergo the Entrepreneurship module, anchored by the School of Business.

In the pursuit of nurturing budding entrepreneurs, the School of Business set up its own Enterprise Centre and partnered with Malaysia Practice Enterprise Centre (MyPEC) for its business simulator program. Under the Entrepreneurship module, students work in teams to run a business and solve its problems and issues in a virtual environment. The simulated set-up allows students to use various web-based applications including the SKOLA trading platform, human resources, administration and marketing platforms; providing students with the opportunity to experience different scenarios that occur in a real-world business environment. This teaches students the various methods of facing different situations, taking calculated risks and learning from failures.

Besides the simulated environment, students also go through the process of conceptualising, developing and fine-tuning business ideas, which will be pitched to angel investors. The module is taught by lecturers who have had vast industry experience and who are members of the Malaysian Business Angels Network (MBAN).



Students at UOW Malaysia’s School of Business are driven to be industry-ready. Essential to their academic learning and experience are our collaborations with industry partners, all designed to ensure our students get an edge above others even before they graduate.


Industry Cooperative Education Program
Industry partnership through adoption of specific module at UOW Malaysia provides our students an opportunity to network with their potentially future employers and apply classroom learning in real-world situations. In most cases, students will go through a series of training modules – from sessions on financial literacy to retail and customer service insights, people management, and other relevant operational areas. The holistic learning eco-system enables students to create and execute their own business plan, which forms part of the practical student assessment throughout their education journey.


Revolutionary Business Simulation

As the world of business transforms rapidly with the adoption of digital economy, the paradigm shift has resulted in greater demand for organisation with soft skills and entrepreneurial mindset. Students’ adaptability of this new era would enhance their innovativeness and productivity, hence contributing in the society development.

At UOW Malaysia’s School of Business, students are put into business simulated environment at our very own Entrepreneurialism Centre, guided by certified EuroPEN-PEN International trainers and are led by experienced Malaysia Business Angel Network (MBAN) investor. The simulated set-up allows students to use various web-based applications including the Simplified Business System (SBS) trading platform, human resources, administration and marketing platforms, teaches them various methods in facing the VUCA (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity) world, taking calculated risks and learning from failures.


Industry Expert Speakers Series

The Industry Expert Speaker Series is comprised of various guest lectures, workshops, talks and forums, where experts across various industries and organisations share their thoughts, knowledge and experiences with our students. Past speakers include Dato’ Teo Chiang Quan (Chairman of UOW Malaysia Board), Dr. Robert Bong (Chief Advisor of Malaysia Blue Ocean Strategy Institute), Dato’ Dan E Khoo (Vice President – Strategy, Multimedia Development Corporation), Mohd Ibrahimnuddin Mohd Yunus (Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Petronas Dagangan Berhad), Melissa Ng (Head of Service Marketing, Nissan Malaysia and IndoChina), Surentran Somasundram (Chief Executive Oficer, Snack Boss Sendirian Berhad), and Marwan Ma’som (Founder, SwiftCow Malaysia), just to name a few.

1 year 4 months (Full-Time) / 2 years (Part-Time)
Program Location
University of Wollongong Malaysia, Utropolis Glenmarie
  • Business Economics
  • Accounting and Finance for Managers
  • Marketing Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Research Methodology
  • Strategic Management
  • MBA Research Project & Dissertation
  • Specialisation (5 subjects)
  • Elective (1 subject)


  • Implementation of Enterprise Risk Management and Key Risk Indicators
  • Investment Risk Management
  • Market, Credit and Operational Risk
  • Risk Control, Self Assessment and Internal Control Model
  • Business Continuity Management



  • Personal Finance
  • Risk Management and Insurance
  • Investment Analysis
  • Estate Planning
  • Retirement Planning



  • Corporate Digital Communication
  • Global Marketing Decisions
  • Creating Entrepreneurial Change
  • Contemporary Challenges
  • Leading Change



  • Essential Elements of Business Analytics
  • Big Data for Business
  • Strategic Systems Management
  • Business Information System
  • Data Science Tools and Techniques



  • Corporate Digital Communication
  • Global Marketing Decisions
  • International Hospitality Entrepreneurship
  • Hospitality & Tourism Operations Development
  • Managing Operations in Hospitality Business
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Tax Planning
  • Enterprise Governance
  • Business Ethics
  • Contemporary Challenges
  • Managing Business Growth
  • Essential Elements for Business Analytics
  • Business Continuity Management

Intake dates


12 January 17 May 17 September
Estimated fees
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*Instalment Payment Plan Available

Academic Qualification

Bachelor Degree :

  • A Bachelor’s degree in related fields with a minimum CGPA of 2.50, as accepted by the Senate; or
  • A Bachelor’s degree in related fields with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 and not meeting CGPA of 2.50 can be accepted, subject to rigorous internal assessment; or
  • A Bachelor’s degree in non-related fields with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 and with relevant working experience, subject to a rigorous internal assessment; or
  • A Bachelor’s degree in non-related fields with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 and without relevant working experience, subject to passing pre-requisite courses: or
  • Other qualifications equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree recognised by the Malaysia Government
English Requirement

Local Student :
Band 4 in MUET


International Student :
Band 6.0 in IELTS; or a min score of TOEFL Essentials (8.5) / IBT (60); or score (169) in Cambridge English; or PTE Academic 59


If English language requirements are not fulfilled, additional English module(s) may be taken at UOW Malaysia.