Graduate Diploma in Business Management

The Graduate Diploma in Business Management is offered by Asia e University (AeU), approved by the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education and accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency. This programme is recognised as equivalent to a bachelor’s degree. Upon completion, students may continue to pursue their Bachelor of Business Administration or a master’s programme at local universities.

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  • Comprehend and apply the basics of management, business, and marketing in the competitive world of global businesses.
  • Use pertinent knowledge, skills and competencies in effective communication and problem-solving situations in competitive business challenges.
  • Think critically and reflect creatively on opportunities, challenges and innovations for self-development and professional advancement.


Normal Entry

Malaysian & International Students:

  • 'A' Levels /STPM/ STAM /Diploma or its equivalent accepted by AeU Senate

Note: International students are required to attain a level of English Language Proficiency equivalent to IELTS of 5.5 or TOEFL score of 550 or passed the AeU Placement Test or other equivalent approved by the Senate of AeU. Those who have their tertiary education in English shall normally be exempted from the requirement

Alternative Entry

Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) Entry Requirements:

  • 21 years of age as of 1st January in the year of application
  • Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Senate of AeU
  • Possess relevant work experience; and
  • Passed an aptitude and APEL assessment

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Modes of Study

Fully Online

Blended Learning

Duration 2 years 4 Months
Frequency of Tutorials Once a month on weekends with 3 meeting per subject (total of 10 hours)

Assignment 1 = 60%

Final Examination = 40%

MQA Accreditation PA 0762
Advertisement Code (N/345/4/0079)08/16
EPF & HRDF Claimable (Malaysians Only) Yes



  • Principles of Management
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Management Information System
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Principles of Economics
  • Intro to Financial Accounting
  • Business Statistics
  • Business Law


Applicable to Malaysian Students only

  • Islamic and Asian Civilisations
  • Ethnic Relations
  • Academic Writing
  • Comparative Ethics
  • Personal Development Project

Applicable to International Students (in Malaysia) only

  • Malaysian Studies
  • Academic Writing
  • Comparative Ethics
  • Malay and Communication 1
  • Personal Development Project

University Compulsory Subjects

  • Information Literacy and Research Skills
  • Professional Communication
  • Work-based Portfolio
  • Reflective Learning Log

SPECIALISATION (Choose 1 Subject only)


  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Internet Marketing
  • Marketing Management

Manufacturing Management

  • Production Planning and Control
  • Inventory Control
  • Fundamental of Manufacturing Management

Supply Chain Management

  • Production Planning and Control
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Purchasing Supply Management

General with 3 Specialisation

  • Marketing
  • Manufacturing Management
  • Supply Chain Management


Last updated: 05/12/2017