Why study Masters of Business Administration (ODL) at UOW Malaysia?

A specialized MBA catered to professionals with busy lifestyles and schedules from different parts of the world.

The Open and Distance Learning (ODL) Master of Business Administration is designed to provide an opportunity for learners to expose to the cutting edge research and process of knowledge discovery and generation whenever and wherever they are. The interactive and impactful learning content accessible via the renowned learning management system (LMS), OpenLearning ensures learners acquire the excellent learning experiences that ODL can offer. Uniquely developed by a collaboration of prominent professional bodies, industry experts, and online learning experts, ODL MBA prepares professionals with the right qualifications for more diverse and exciting career prospects.

Students can specialize in Marketing Leadership (ML). This specialization focuses on preparing the learners for more 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 can sit for The Chartered Institute of Marketing examination.


Master of Business Administration (ODL) Careers

A Master of Business Administration (ODL) 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


Accreditation Partner:

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



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’s School of Business 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.
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)


  • Corporate Digital Communication
  • Global Marketing Decisions
  • Creating Entrepreneurial Change
  • Contemporary Challenges
  • Leading Change
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Contemporary Challenges
  • Managing Business Growth

Intake dates


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

Academic Qualification

Bachelor Degree :
Completed with a min. CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent qualifications.

Candidates without a minimum CGPA of 2.50 can be accepted with a min. of 5 years relevant working experience, subject to institutional approval.

English Requirement

Local Student :
Band 5 in MUET


International Student :
Band 6.0 in IELTS; or a min score of 60 (IBT) or 488 (PBT) in TOEFL; or score 59 and above for Pearson English Test


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