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University of Southampton Malaysia

BSc Business Management (3 years)

On this course, students will learn to think differently about business, and inspire change within organisations and society. This Business Management degree draws from economics, history and the social sciences. It offers an interdisciplinary approach you won’t find on similar courses elsewhere.

This degree will suit you if you want to drive change and initiatives, and make business and society work better.

Students will spend three years in Malaysia and graduate with a University of Southampton degree after successful completion.

Introducing your degree

This comprehensive and flexible Business Management degree will prepare you for a career in a wide range of organisations, including start-ups, large corporates, social enterprises and the not for profit sector.

Key Facts

This degree will suit you if you want to drive change and initiatives, and make business and society work better.

From year 2, you'll choose from a range of optional modules in areas such as:

  • strategic marketing
  • project management
  • finance and accounting
  • operational management

Our research-focused academics are leaders in their field and keep the course current. You'll benefit from our Business School’s close links with industry.

As part of this course you can:

  • explore current business and management challenges
  • learn directly from people in inspiring jobs - we regularly invite guest speakers from industry
  • study interdisciplinary modules to learn practical skills such as programming and web design

Changes due to COVID-19

Any future COVID-related restrictions could mean we might have to change the way parts of our teaching and learning take place.

We are working hard to plan for a number of possible scenarios. This means that some of the information on this course page may be subject to change.

Academic support

You'll be supported by a personal academic tutor and have access to a senior tutor. Dr Md Hamid Uddin is the Head of Business Programmes

To Apply

Wherever you are in the world, you can apply to study at the University of Southampton Malaysia via our website.
Find out more about how to apply

Accreditation

This degree is accredited by:

  • CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants)
  • AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)

Typical entry requirements

Entry Qualifications for Undergraduate Courses

Successful applicants typically have AAB A-levels or equivalent. Offers typically exclude General Studies.

This means that we can accept one subject from the following list if combined with other academic subjects:

  • Applied subjects
  • Art: including Design, Fine Art, Photography, Textiles
  • Communication Studies
  • Communication and Culture
  • Creative Media
  • Creative Writing
  • Critical Thinking
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Film Studies
  • Health & Social Care
  • Home Economics
  • Hospitality and Supervision
  • ICT/IT
  • Leisure Studies
  • Media Studies
  • Music Technology
  • Outdoor Education
  • PE
  • Performing Arts
  • Public Services
  • Sports Studies/Science
  • Theatre Studies
  • Travel & Tourism
  • World Development

Please note: Computing, Computer Studies, Product Design and Applied Business (single and double awards) are not considered to be restricted subjects.

The equivalent to that would be:

QualificationOur standard offers are listed below but where we have places available, students may be admitted with slightly lower grades
IB Pass, with 34 points overall with 17 points at Higher Level Applications where Higher Level subjects have been studied without the full Diploma, will also be considered on a case by case basis.
UEC Senior Middle Level with 4A and 1B or distinctions only
Monash University Foundation Year 70% pass overall Other Foundation Years will be considered on a case by case basis.
Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) A's and B's with Pre-University grades at 85%. All students will be considered on an individual basis
SPM / GCSE / O-level requirements' Applicants must hold SPM / GCSE (or equivalent) English language (minimum grade 4/C) and mathematics (minimum grade 6/B *).

*We can accept a grade C+ in SPM (or 5 in GCSE) mathematics if you achieve grade B in A level Maths (or equivalent), Physics, Economics, Geography, Psychology or Business
BTEC D in the BTEC Subsidiary Diploma plus AA from two A levels
DD in the Business BTEC Diploma plus A grade from one A-level
DDD in the Business BTEC Extended Diploma

English language requirements

All applicants must demonstrate they possess at least a minimum standard of English language proficiency. Find out more about the University’s English Language requirements.

Selection process:

As well as 'A' levels (as awarded in the UK secondary education system) we will accept an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University for entry to our courses.

This page contains specific entry requirements for this course. Find out about equivalent entry requirements and qualifications for your country.

Typical course content

Your A level results will determine which core or compulsory modules you'll need to take. Please see the programme specification for the most up-to-date module lists.

This comprehensive and flexible Business Management degree will prepare you for a career in a wide range of organisations, including:

  • start-ups
  • large corporations
  • social enterprises
  • the not-for-profit sector

This degree will suit you if you want to drive change and initiatives, and make business and society work better.

 

Year 1

Compulsory

You must take the following compulsory modules in year 1:

MANG1025Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15
MANG1017Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15
MANG2060Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15
Optional

You can choose from the following optional modules in year 1:

MANG2011Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15
MANG2003Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15
MANG2041Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15
Core [?]
A core module is a module which must be taken and passed.

You must study and pass these core modules in year 1:

MANG1020Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15
MANG1021Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15
MANG1002Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15
MANG1022Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15
MANG1003Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15
MANG1019Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15
MANG1007Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15

Year 2

Optional

You can choose from the following optional modules in year 2:

MANG2021Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15
MANG2005Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15
MANG2057Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15
MANG2066Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15
Core [?]
A core module is a module which must be taken and passed.
MANG2064Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15

Year 3

Compulsory

You must take the following compulsory modules in year 3:

MANG3025Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
30
MANG3034Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15
MANG3008Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15
Optional

You can choose from the following optional modules in year 3:

MANG3029Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15
MANG3003Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15
MANG3010Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15
MANG3006Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15
MANG3054Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15
MANG3032Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15

Please note: This specification provides a concise summary of the main features of the programme and the learning outcomes that a typical student might reasonably be expected to achieve and demonstrate if s/he takes full advantage of the learning opportunities that are provided. More detailed information can be found in the programme handbook (or other appropriate guide or website).

Tuition fees

Year of studyMode of studyMalaysianInternational
2020/2021 Full-time RM38,500 RM44,660
View Course Fees

Scholarships and bursaries are available at the University of Southampton Malaysia.

Funding opportunities

Costs associated with this course

Students are responsible for meeting the cost of essential textbooks, and of producing such essays, assignments, laboratory reports and dissertations as are required to fulfil the academic requirements for each programme of study.

In some cases you'll be able to choose modules (which may have different costs associated with that module) which will change the overall cost of a programme to you. Please also ensure you read the section on additional costs in the University’s Fees, Charges and Expenses Regulations in the University Calendar available at www.calendar.soton.ac.uk.

The learning activities for this course include the following:

  • lectures
  • classes and tutorials
  • independent learning (studying on your own)

Support for your studies
You'll be supported by a personal academic tutor and have access to a senior tutor.

How you’ll spend your study time
Your scheduled learning, teaching and independent study, year by year.

How we’ll assess you
We’ll assess you using:

  • dissertations
  • individual and group projects
  • written exams

Breakdown of study time and assessment

Proportion of time spent in scheduled learning, teaching and independent study
Learning, teaching and assessment stage123
Scheduled learning & teaching study24%23%20%
Independent study76%77%80%
Placement study0%0%0%
Proportion of assessment by method
Learning, teaching and assessment stage123
Written exam assessment41%41%69%
Practical exam assessment0%4%0%
Coursework assessment59%55%31%

Study Locations

The campus building

Malaysia campus

The Malaysia Campus is located in the state of Johor near the southwes...Find out more

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