Faculty of Business Management

Master of Science in Business Administration

(R2/340/7/0704) (MQA/FA 0098) 11/2025

Programme Description

The Master of Science by Research programme equips graduates with the professional skills to acquire higher-level transferable competencies, including the conducting of business research and to apply the knowledge gained to real-time situations in their workplace.

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Programme Highlights

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Subjects offered*

  • Qualitative Analysis
  • Understanding Research Methods
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Preliminary Literature Review
  • Idea Paper
  • Research Proposal
  • Data Analysis
  • Data Collection


*(not limited to)


  • A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field with minimum CGPA of 2.75, or its equivalent qualifications as accepted by the Senate.
  • A Bachelor’s degree (Level 6, MQF) in a relevant field with minimum CGPA of 2.50 but not reaching CGPA 2.75 or its equivalent qualifications can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment.
  • A Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.00 but not reaching CGPA 2.50 or its equivalent qualifications can be accepted subject to 5 years’ relevant working experience and rigorous internal assessment.
  • Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government.
  • Candidates without a qualification in the related fields or working experience in the relevant fields must undergo appropriate prerequisite courses determined by the HEP.

For International Students

IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.


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