Master of Business Administration (MBA)

The MBA has always been known as a general management degree to give an additional boost to your resume. In today's highly competitive job market, where skills are no longer the main commodity, more and more workers are finding it a necessity to have an MBA.

Being one of the few Malaysian universities that specialises in delivering education through dual mode, we recognise the flexibility required for working adults to earn while learning. The AeU MBA is a 2 year programme, with 1 weekend a month for face to face tutorials,  supported by online learning materials and high quality curriculum. Easy payment schemes are available too.

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Accredited programme by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA), Ministry of Higher Education.


  • Part time programme that can be done within 2 years. 
  • Electives and specialisation areas allow students to acquire strategies and knowledge that can be applied to dynamic work place.


A Bachelor's degree with Honours in the relevant field or in other fields recognised by AeU Senate OR

Open Entry Qualifications recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia :

  • At least 35 years old on 1st January of the year of application.
  • Possess STPM/Matriculation/Diploma or its equivalent.
  • Provide evidence of prior learning experience and/or knowledge relevant to programme applied for.
  • Other qualifications recognised by the AeU Senate.


All full time international students are required to achieve a level of English Language Proficiency equivalent to International English Language Testing System (IELTS) of 5.5 or Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOFEL) overall score of 550 or the AeU Certificate of Intensive English or any other equivalent qualifications approved by the Senate of the University before he/she is allowed to graduate.


Modes of Study Fully Online
Blended Learning
Duration 18 to 24 months
No. of Semesters 5 (1 semester is 4 months, 3 Semester per year)
No. of Subjects 11 + 1 project paper
Frequency of Tutorials Once a month – Saturday & Sunday
Grading Assignment 1 30%
Assignment 2 30%
Final Exam 40%
MQA Accreditation A9102 
EPF & HRDF Claimable YES


  • Knowledgeable of the context and aware of the dynamics of organisational functioning.

  • Equipped with current knowledge and relevant analytical tools to carry out managerial duties in business organisations.

  • Competent and effective decision makers and in solving practical issues in the complex, ever changing and globalised business environment.

  • Able to communicate well and handle enhanced duties to have greater opportunities to advance their careers to higher management positions.

  • Adequately exposed to international business and collaborations.



Category No. of subjects Credit hour
Core 6 21
Elective 5 15
Project Paper 1 6
Total 12 42


Category No. of subjects Credit hour
Core 6 21
Specialisation 3 9
Elective 2 6
Project Paper 1 6
Total 12 42

Core Subjects

  • Marketing Management
  • Managerial Economics
  • International Business
  • Managing People in Organisations*
  • Accounting and Finance for Managers*
  • Strategic Management-Asian Business*

* 4 Credit hour subject

Elective Subjects

For MBA General,please choose 5 subjects.

  • Quality and Change Management
  • Islamic Banking and Finance
  • Project Management
  • Small Business Management
  • Operations Management
  • Law and Ethics**
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Total Quality Management
  • Quality Assurance and Control**
  • Business Statistics
  • Business Informatics**

**Will be offered subject to availability


Choose 1 specialisation from A to G AND 2 subjects from the Elective.

A) International Business

  • Multinational Corporation
  • International Marketing
  • International Logistics and Transport

B) Entrepreneurship

  • Small Business Management
  • Market Research and New Business Planning
  • Entrepreneurial Finance

C) Risk Management

  • Corporate Governance and Best Practices
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • Risk Analysis and Management

D) Supply Chain Management**

  • Supply Chain Strategy
  • Purchasing and Procurement Management
  • International Logistics and Transport

E) Islamic Banking and Finance

  • Islamic Economics
  • Shari'ah Aspects of Business and Finance(Fiqh Muamalat)
  • Islamic Financial Institutions and Markets

F) Islamic Insurance**

  • Takaful Products
  • Takaful Operations and Management
  • Shari'ah Fundamentals for Takaful Managers

G) Tourism Management**

  • Tourism and Hospitality Marketing
  • Hospitality Management
  • Event Management

**Will be offered subject to availability


Captain Rajeev Agrawal
Programme: Master of Business Administration

Last updated: 4/8/2015