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Diploma in International Business

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Program Description

The international business diploma provides a solid foundation towards a career in international commerce, or as a business; the programme aims to develop skills required to make an assessment of the economic environment of companies and their strategies within the context of national and international environments.

Graduates of this programme will be able to work in supporting roles at most businesses  and in particular in businesses that support international trade. The roles can be from sales and marketing to operations and planning.

The programme Duration is 3 years (8 Semesters).

At the end of this course students will be able to:

a.  Demonstrate understandingof the different theories explaining trade flows between nations.

b.  Able to identify the opportunities and challenges created by international trade.

c.   Develop skills on developing effective international strategies and sourcing products internationally.

d.   Enhance the understanding the measure and manage accounting and economic foreign exchange exposures.

Year 1

1. Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 ^

2. Pengajian Malaysia 2 ^^
3. Basic Financial Accounting
4. English for Academic Purposes aaaaaaa
5. Principles of Management

6. Bahasa Kebangsaan A *
7. Leadership **
8. Business English
9. Fundamentals of Marketing
10. Microeconomics

11. Business Mathematics
12. Community Service
13. Fundamentals of Information 


Year 2

1. Business Statistics

2. Communication Skills
3. E-Commerce
4. Introduction to Business Ethics
5. Macroeconomics

6. Business and Company Law
7. Cost Accounting
8. International Trade Practice
9. Introduction to Operations 

10. Organisational Behaviour

11. Business Skills and Learning
12. Consumer Behaviour
13. International Marketing

Year 3

1. Global Business Environment

2. International Relations
3. Introduction to International Finance
4. Marketing Research

5. Critical Analysis

6. International Business Strategy
7. Project

Entry Requirement

- Pass SPM with 3 credits; OR 

- 3 UEC credits; OR 

- 3 GCE O-Levels credits; OR 

- Other equivalent qualifications from recognised institutions may be considered on a case-to-case basis; OR 

- Other equivalent qualifications as recognised by the Malaysia Government 

Additional Criteria

- A credit in English at SPM or equivalent level 



^ To be taken by international students only.

^^ To be taken by all local students.

* To be taken by students who have grade C- and above(non-credit) for Bahasa Melayu in their SPM results.

** To be taken by students who have grade Cand below (credit) for Bahasa Melayu in their SPM results.

Applicants who do not meet the English requirement are required to sit and pass the English Entrance Test conducted by Kolej MDIS Malaysia.

Those who did not pass the English Entrance Test are required to enrol in the Certificate in English Language programme. 

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