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Diploma in Business Administration

2 Years
January, April and August
MQA Code

The Diploma in Business Administration (DBA) programme at Sunway College provides students with a broad understanding of general business principles and practices.  The programme equips students with administrative and organisational skills to become efficient and effective administrators.  The programme also aims to equip students with relevant knowledge and key business skills to deal effectively in a rapidly changing business environment.

The programme curriculum offers various innovative approaches to learning including seminars, expert guest speakers, case analyses, online business simulations, external consulting projects, and experiential excursions.

The DBA programme provides a solid foundation in general business for undergraduate degree in Business Administration or related areas.  DBA provides an entry into the BA (Hons) Entrepreneurship, BSc (Hons) in Accounting and Finance, BSc (Hons) Business Management, BSc (Hons) Business Studies, BSc (Hons) Global Supply Chain Management, BSc (Hons) in International Business and BSc (Hons) Marketing at Sunway University.

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Entry Requirements

SPM / O-Level
Pass with a minimum of 3 credits
Pass with a minimum of 3 subjects of Grade B
Other Qualifications
Any other equivalent qualifications accredited by MQA


Programme Structure

Management & Law

  • Principles of Management
  • Introduction to Business
  • Human Resource Management
  • Organisation Behaviour
  • Introduction to International Business
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Operation Management
  • Introduction to Law
  • Business Law

Marketing & IT

  • Principles of Marketing
  • Advertising and Promotion
  • Professional Sales
  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • E-commerce Theory and Application

Accounting & Finance

  • Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • Cost Accounting
  • Principles of Business Finance I
  • Introduction to Financial Management
  • Principles of Business Finance II

Economics & Mathematics

  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Business Mathematics
  • Business Statistics

General Studies Subjects

Malaysian and International students are required to pass the MOHE General Studies subjects

For Local students:

  • Malaysian Studies 2
  • Creativity & Innovative Thinking Skills
  • Moral Education / Islamic Studies
  • Community Service
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A (applicable to students who did not sit for SPM or did not obtain a Credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu)

For International students:

  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1
  • Creativity & Innovative Thinking Skills
  • Moral Education
  • Community Service

Soft Skills Subjects

  • Business English I
  • Business English II

Career Prospects

Upon successful completion of this programme a variety of job options could include;

  • Banking & Finance
  • Human Resources
  • IT Management & Business Analysis
  • Manufacturing
  • Product Development


Scholarships and Bursaries

The following scholarships & bursaries are available for this programme:

  • Jeffrey Cheah Foundation Scholarship
  • Jeffrey Cheah Entrance Scholarship

Student can also apply for the following financial aids:

  • PTPTN Loan
  • EPF Withdrawal
What's Next?

For admissions enquiry, contact our education counsellors

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