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MBA Programs in Malaysia

There are many universities offering MBA courses from UK, Australia and France. The majority of MBAs takes 1.5 – 2 years to complete (full time). The fastest MBA awarded by UK university is one year (accelerated MBA).

Types of MBA
Most of the full-time MBA in Malaysia does not require students to have working experience. Executive MBA on the other hand are for working adults with a certain years of managerial experience.

Admission Criteria
You can enter into a full-time MBA program with at least a degree from any discipline (CGPA above 2.5). Entry requirement for English language IELTS 5.5 or 6 (depending on the MBA Program). Alternatively you can sit for the English Placement Test when you are in Malaysia.

Specialization
Apart from General MBA, some programs offer specializations concentrations on a specific industry or function. Below are some examples of specialization that you can find in Malaysia.

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance and Banking
  • International Business
  • Oil and Gas
  • Logistics Management
  • Global Marketing
  • International Communication
  • Logistics Management
Cost of MBA

Tuition Fees
Fees range from RM25,000 to RM50,000 with the majority around RM30,000 – RM40,000.

Accommodation and Living Expenses
Staying in Malaysia is relatively very cheap. Room, food and other miscellaneous cost is around RM1,500 per month. In UK and Australia, living expenses are around £700 and AU$1500 a month respectively.

Registration & EMGS Cost
Most universities charge around RM3000 – RM5000 for Registration and EMGS cost. EMGS cost refers to Visa and Medical Checkup (to be done in Malaysia).