Master of Business Administration

MOHE/MQA Code: R/340/7/0129 (MQA/FA 1712), N/340/4/0128 (MQA/FA 1756)
Level of Study: 
Postgraduate Degree
Asia Graduate School of Business


Master of Business Administration (Leadership) is the first-of-its-kind Masters programme in the country. Specially designed to groom high performing professionals as visionary and innovative leaders of the future, Asia Graduate School of Business, UNITAR - collaborates with top industry players to provide experiential learning which allows executives to engage in live projects and immerse in leadership challenges of driving and implementing change. The unique learning experience is enhanced by a team of academic experts, experienced industry coaches and corporate leaders who bring together their knowledge and insights to guide executives design and execute strategic initiatives for their respective organisations.

Through the collaborative modules offered in this programme, executives will develop effective communication skills, craft and execute strategic direction and steer the organisation towards innovation and sustainable growth. Executives will gain an in-depth and contextual knowledge of business and its environment as well as essential skills in preparing them for future leadership roles.

Study Mode & Duration

  • Part-time: 2 years

You must meet the following requirements in order to be considered for entry to the UNITAR Master Programme:

  • A Bachelor's Degree or its equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 as accepted by University’s Senate;
  • A Bachelor's Degree or its equivalent but not meeting CGPA of 2:50 must have five (5) years of working experience in the related field;


A minimum score of 550 in Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or minimum score of 6.0 in International English Language Testing System (IELTS). The validity of both qualifications are two (2) years from awarded date.

Year 1

  • Managing Organisation
  • Economics for Managers
  • Accounting for Decision Making
  • Strategic Information Technology Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Corporate Governance, Ethics and Values
  • Operations Management and Strategy
  • Financial Management
  • Research Methodology
  • Elective 1*
  • Elective 2*
  • Elective 3*

Year 2

  • Competitive Intelligence and Asian Business Strategy
  • Project Paper

*HRDF SBL-KHAS Scheme claimable



  • Human Resource Management
  • Organisational Development and Change
  • International Business
  • Cross-Cultural Management and Business Strategy
  • Cases of Business Environment in the Emerging Markets


  • Investment Management
  • Corporate Finance
  • International Finance
  • Islamic Financial Markets and Development
  • Corporate Finance Strategy
  • Cases of Asian Financial Strategy


  • Services Marketing
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Integrated Marketing Communication
  • Consumer Behavior and Market Intelligence
  • Marketing Communication and Branding Strategy
  • Cases of Strategic Marketing in Asia


  • Supply Chain Management
  • Transportation and Logistics
  • Supply Chain Strategy"