Bachelor of International Business (Honours)

Duration:3 years (Full time)

Intakes:January, May, October

Campus:UTAR Sungi Long

Level of Study:Undergraduate

Faculty:Faculty of Accountancy and Management (FAM)

Course Code:

About this course

International Business is the key for large and small firms to expand their business operations to another country in search for trade and investment opportunities. They operate in an international environment of different cultures, languages, rules and regulations, governments, politics, requirements and etc.

The Bachelor of International Business (Honours) examines how business organisations function in an international environment. Students will acquire relevant knowledge and skills to gain an understanding of how to develop strategies, resources and activities required to make cross-border operations work.

Graduates of the Bachelor of International Business (Honours) are eligible for certain exemptions from the professional examinations of ICSA. 

Total Course Fees

RM43,400 (Local)
RM58,750 (International)

For scholarships enquiries please e-mail for more details.

Subject Listing

Core Courses:
  • Business Accounting I
  • Business Accounting II
  • Corporate and Business Law
  • Cross Cultural Management
  • Economics
  • English for Business
  • Information Systems
  • Management Principles
  • MPU1*
  • National Language/ Other Languages
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Principles of International Business
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Quantitative Techniques I
  • Quantitative Techniques II
  • Sun Zi’s Art of War and Business Strategies


MPU 1* – Choose 1 course

  • Hubungan Etnik – For Local Students
  • Malaysian Studies 3 – For International Students


National Language/Other Language – Choose 1 course

  • Bahasa Kebangsaan (A) – For Malaysian only, without SPM-BM credit
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan (B) – For Non-Malaysian only
  • Introduction to French
  • Introduction to Japanese
  • Introduction to Korean
  • Introduction to Thai Language

Core Courses:

  • Business Research
  • Corporate Governance
  • Elective I
  • Elective II
  • Elective III
  • English for Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Financial Management
  • International Human Resource Management
  • International Marketing
  • International Trade Theory and Policy
  • Marketing Communication
  • Operations Management
  • Supply Chain Management


Elective I – Choose 1 course

  • Strategic Brand Management
  • Strategic Marketing Management


Elective II – Choose 1 course

  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Customer Relationship Management

Elective III – Choose 1 course

  • Financial Markets And Regulations
  • Leadership And Team Building
  • Public Speaking And Oral Presentation

Core Courses:

  • Co-Curriculum
  • Elective IV
  • Global Business Strategy
  • Industrial Training
  • International Logistics
  • Multinational Finance
  • Research Project
  • Strategic Management

Elective IV – Choose 1 course

  • International Environment Studies
  • International Business Law
  • International Management


Co-curriculum – Choose 1 course

  • Arts and Cultural Performance
  • Community Project
  • Language, Culture and Social Study Aboard
  • Social Entrepreneurship Project
  • Study Soft Skills and/or Life Skills Abroad
  • Team Work and Collaborative Project

Entry RequirementsApplicants must have one of the following Entry requirements:

  • STPM with 2 Grade C


  • A-Level with 2 Grade D


  • South Australian Matriculation (SAM) with an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) 70 and Grade B in 2 subjects


  • Canadian Pre-University (CPU) with an average of 70% in 6 subjects


  • Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with Grade B in 5 subjects


  • Foundation in Science and Foundation in Arts (Management and Accountancy Stream), Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)


  • Foundation from other Institutions of Higher Learning


  • Matriculation Certificate, Ministry of Education


  • Diploma, Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC)


  • Diploma from other Institutions of Higher Learning


  • Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government


  • A Pass in 1 SPM Mathematics subject / equivalent

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