Duration of Study
1 Year
Intakes Period
Jan, Jun, Sep
Certified by
MQA (Ref. No: MQA/A9235)
Campus
Muadzam Shah
Introduction
Entry Requirements
Programme Structure
Career Prospect

Foundation in Business Administration
R2/010/3/0166

+ THIS IS BEST FOR

A student who has completed Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM), O-Level, IGCSE, UEC, or other equivalent qualifications recognized by the Government of Malaysia. Keen interest in Business Administration field of study and want to pursue any of these degree programmes:

  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) Marketing
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) Human Resource
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) Entrepreneurship & Venture Management
  • Bachelor of International Business (Hons)

+ PROGRAMME HIGHLIGHTS

Mode of Study : Full Time (Yes) | Part Time (No)

This syllabus has been designed to meet the requirements of professional bodies and industries while giving students the competitive edge. Emphasis is on the application of knowledge through teamwork, case studies, simulations and real life projects.


Foundation in Business Administration is designed to prepare you for professional careers and to further your study to Bachelor Degree in the related field. We adopt comprehensive and innovative content and teaching techniques, which are designed towards expanding the frontiers of learning and inculcating a probing mind. You will be challenged to develop into multi-skilled professionals possessing mental, intellectual and emotional fortitude to succeed in life.

The courses offered are being specifically structured to equip students with a strong foundation in Basic Accounting, Basic Business Administration, Basic Finance as well as other related courses before they embark on the Bachelor of Accounting (Hons), Bachelor in Business Administration programmes such as BBA (Hons) in Human Resource Management and the Bachelor of Finance (Hons) programme.

50 credit hours of subjects are being taught in three semesters. This Foundation in Business Administration programme can be completed in 1 year.


+ ACCREDITED, APPROVED & RECOGNISED BY

Accredited by:
01. Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA)
02. Malaysian Qualifications Register (MQR) - National register for accredited programmes.


Please scan for Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) certification of this programme.

Approved & Licensed by:
01. Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE), Malaysia

Recognised by:
01. Public Service Department (JPA), Malaysia
02. Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (MAICSA)


+ CAREER PROSPECT

Range of Monthly Salary (from fresh to senior position):
RM2,000 – RM22,000
Source: Jobstreet Salary Report and Kelly Services (Malaysia) Salary Guide.

Employability Rate (within 6 months of Graduation):
94.0% Employed | 6.0% Job Creators / Further Study
Source: Ministry of Education Malaysia’s Graduate Tracer Study.


+ CAMPUS INTAKE

This programme is delivered at the Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN),Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah  Campus (KSHAS).


+ FEES & SCHOLARSHIPS

UNITEN practices a transparent fee policy. Refer to our fees below for your reference.

Fees for Malaysian Students:
Tuition Fees: RM15,000 per programme.
Other Fees:

  • Full Registration + Miscellaneous Fee: RM1,348 one-time payment
  • Medical Insurance: RM88/year
  • Resource Fee (Library, Student Activity & Service): RM780 twice a year
  • Deposit for Accommodation: RM250 one-time deposit payment
  • Monthly Fee for Accommodation: Starting from RM270/month.


Fees for International Students:
Tuition Fees: USD4,500 (RM18,000) per programme.
Other Fees:

  • VISA & Application Fee: USD787.50 (RM3,150) one-time payment
  • Full Registration + Miscellaneous Fee: USD1,650 (RM6,600) one-time payment
  • Medical Insurance: USD37.50 (RM150)/year
  • Resource Fee (Library, Student Activity & Service): USD390 (RM780) twice a year
  • Deposit for Accommodation: USD62.50 (RM250) one-time deposit payment
  • Monthly Fee for Accommodation: Starting from USD67.50 (RM270)/month.


and if the international student (for Foundation) does not fulfill the English language requirement such as minimum score for IELTS or TOEFL, there will be additional fees of:

  • Test of English Proficiency (TEP) : USD25 (RM100) one-time payment
  • English Short Course (ESC) : USD1,166 (RM4,664)/semester.


Flexible payment options are available, where student may:

  • pay full in advance, or
  • by monthly installments, or
  • pay full 2 weeks before the semester's final examination.


Terms & conditions apply.

Download the complete UNITEN Fees Table here.
There are also list of scholarships and financial aids here.

Notes: Subject to terms and conditions. All fees are calculated in Malaysian Ringgit (RM). Fees indicated in USD here are for reference only with basis of USD1=RM4. Other optional fees include electricity, parking, and some student facilities within UNITEN.

Foundation in Business Administration
R2/010/3/0166

+ ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

For Malaysian Students:

  • SPM (Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia)
    Pass SPM or equivalent with a minimum of credits (grade C) in 5 subjects inclusive Mathematics.

  • O-Level
    Pass O-Level from institution recognized by the Government of Malaysia with a minimum credit (grade C) in 5 subjects.

  • IGCSE (International General Certificate of Secondary Education)
    Pass IGCSE from an institution recognized by the Government of Malaysia with minimum credit (grade C) in 5 subjects. 

  • UEC (Unified Examination Certificate)
    Pass UEC with a minimum of grade B in 4 subjects.

  • Others
    Other equivalent qualifications recognised by Government of Malaysia.


For International Students: Refer Entry Requirements - International

+ ENGLISH REQUIREMENTS

For Malaysian Students:

No additional English requirement for this programme.


For International Students:

International students are required to have one of the English proficiency score stated below to enrol in UNITEN. Foundation students who do not fulfill this English requirement are required to sit for the Test of English Proficiency (TEP) before they could enroll in the English Short Course (ESC).

  • MUET – Malaysia University English Test
    Achieve Band 3

  • IELTS – International English Language Testing System
    Achieve 5.0

  • TOEFL - Test of English as a Foreign Language
    Achieve 500 (TOEFL) or 42 (TOEFL Internet Based Test)

Foundation in Business Administration
R2/010/3/0166

+ PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

This programme can be completed in Full Time: 1 year.

  • Year 1: Semester 1
    - Quantitative Analysis
    - Foundation English I
    - Islam / Moral & Human Development 1*
    - Business Mathematics
    - Introduction to Business Management
    - Introduction to Costing
    - Malaysian Culture for International Student

  • Year 1: Semester 2
    - Principles of Microeconomics
    - Foundation English II
    - Academic Study Skills
    - Principles of Finance
    - Kor UNITEN
    - Introductory Financial Accounting II

  • Year 1: Special Semester
    - Principles of Macroeconomics
    - Creative Thinking & Logic Skills


Subject marked (*) is required for Malaysian students only.

Foundation in Business Administration
R2/010/3/0166

+ CAREER PROSPECT

Range of Monthly Salary:
RM2,000 – RM22,000
Source: Jobstreet Salary Report and Kelly Services (Malaysia) Salary Guide.

Employability Rate (within 6 months of Graduation):
94.0% Employed | 6.0% Job Creators / Further Study
Source: Ministry of Education Malaysia’s Graduate Tracer Study.


These are popular career choices after graduation from this programme. There are also many other career choices beyond Business Administrator, which are proven adaptable by UNITEN students due to holistic personal and professional skills development during the study.

  • Human Resource Administrators/ Executives
  • Sales Managers
  • International Account Executives
  • International Account Executives
  • International Recruitment Officers
  • Marketing Managers
  • Risk Management Officers
  • Security Lending Officers
  • Academician Entrepreneurial Endeavours
  • Business-to-Business Marketing
  • Retailors
  • Work in Expanding
  • Innovative Companies
  • Government Agencies
  • Banking
  • *More to the related field
Tuition Fees

Malaysian

RM 15,000 / year

International

RM 18,000 / year

USD 4,500 / year

Other Fees

Malaysian

Registration

RM 1,348

Resource

RM 780 / semester

International

EMGS & Application

RM 3,150

USD 788

Registration

RM 6,600

USD 1,650

Resource

RM 780 / semester

USD 195 / semester

Note:
Accommodation Advance Fee (if applicable) = RM250. Subject to terms and conditions. All fees are in Malaysian Ringgit (RM). Fees in USD are for reference only (USD1=RM4). Other optional fees/charges include accommodation, electricity, parking, and some student facilities within UNITEN.