Master of Business |

Master of Business

N/340/7/0756 10/25 (PA9512)

Course Overview

If you are ambitious to undertake a substantive independent research to get ahead personally and professionally, then you should enroll yourself in this Master of Business program. This research-focused master program has been designed particularly to enable you to improve your research skills and help you to make strategic business decisions through rigor research processes. You will be supervised by a research expert to explore the key areas of this discipline.
Key Research Area
  • Contemporary Management and International Business Issues
  • Business and Marketing Channel
  • Consumer Psychology
  • Financial Metrics
  • Strategic Decision Making
  • Technology and Innovation
Global supervision team
You will be supervised by active and experienced supervisor in KDU, and gain access and guidance from potential co-supervisor by partner university located in UK. Interaction with supervisors from different discipline enhance your learning opportunities, and allow you to progress in diverse and interdisciplinary research.
Excellence Research Culture
We are committed in providing extensive training and support to all postgraduate students. You will learn research methodology and analysis method through core modules. Student will also receive training sessions; including inventive problem solving approach, project management, scholarship and research funding application, English writing, communication skills and information research and retrieval. Series of research seminars, workshops and talks will be available, enhance and stimulating research culture in KDU Penang.
Program Structure
2 - 4 years (FT)
3 - 8 years (PT)
KDU Penang University College
Mode of Delivery/Teaching & Learning Methods
Lecture, Supervision
Programme Structure (Full time / Part time)
Research MethodsCompulsory4
Qualitative Methods*Compulsory4
Quantitative Methods*Compulsory4
*Student will need to choose either one of these subjects based on the research project.
Fees & Intakes
  • 2 January & 1 July
  • RM19,700 (FT - Local)
  • RM24,100 (PT - Local)
  • RM25,950 (FT - International)

Talk to us about our easily accessible discounts and scholarships. Most students are successful in securing a significant reduction in their tuition fees, with KDU Penang in 2018 issuing more than RM7 million in scholarships! More information on our scholarships is available here.

Finance should not be a barrier to enrolling in this programme.
Entry Requirements
  • Bachelor Degree
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in a business related field with minimum CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent, as accepted by the Senate; or
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in a business related field not meeting CGPA of 2.75 but above 2.50 or equivalent may be accepted, subject to the rigorious internal assessment (may include tests, interviews or portfolio); or
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in a business related field with CGPA below 2.50 or equivalent qualifications may be accepted subject to a minimum of 5 years working experience in relevant field.
  • Other qualifications recognised by the government.
English Proficiency Requirement
  • Local Students
  • MUET Band 2; or
  • IELTS Band 5; or
  • TOEFL CBT (180) / IBT (57); or
  • Recognised Degree from other institutions (conducted in English) or;
  • KDU English Entrance Test 67
  • International Students
  • IELTS Band 6; or
  • TOEFL PBT (488) / IBT (58); or
  • Cambridge English CAE (169); or
  • Cambridge English CPE (180); or
  • PTE Academic 54; or
  • MUET Band 5