Master of Business Administration by Coursework JPT/BPP(MQA/FA3704)04/24


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Quest International University Perak’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) postgraduate programme is specifically designed for those aspiring to assume leadership responsibilities as well as enhance their capabilities in similar roles. The programme provides a stimulating environment for the development of future leaders who will be adept at overcoming the many issues confronting businesses and communities today.


Students will be challenged to think critically, reassess their management styles, develop sound strategic plans and communicate effectively. Learning will take place via lectures, discussions, seminars and case studies, including meeting and engaging with industry experts.


Graduates would find employment as managers, executives and officers in a variety of areas such as business, finance, market research, sales and human resource management.


*Graduate assistantships are available*

Compulsory Courses Elective Courses
  • People and Organisation
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing Analysis and Decision Making
  • Business Informatics
  • Accounting for Managers
  • Finance for Research
  • Business Research Method
  • Crafting and Executing Strategy
  • Global Business and Economy
  • Project Paper

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  • Small Business Management
  • Change Management
  • Project Management
  • Decision Making Techniques
  • Corporate Communications
  • Strategic Financial Analysis


  • Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent qualifications as accepted by the Senate; or
  • Bachelor’s Degree or other equivalent qualifications without the minimum of CGPA of 2.50 can be accepted subject to having at least 5 years of working experience in the relevant field.

English Language:

  • International Students are required to achieve a minimum score of 6.0 for IELTS or its equivalent.


  • A face-to-face meeting may be requested in order for the applicant and faculty members to clarify and convey programme expectations.
Professor Dr. Charles Y.J. Cheah
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Professor Dr Abdul Latif Salleh
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Associate Professor Adeline Kok Li-Ming
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Professor Dr Loke Siew Phaik
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Dr Jeffrey Yee Khong Loong
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Dr. Sofiah Kadar Khan
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Dr. Hafizah Mat Nawi
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Mr Tay Yen Pei
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Ms. Loo Siat Ching Stephanie
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Mr. Tanaraj Krishna
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The QIUP FBM Graduate Assistantship

Graduate Assistant

  • Tuition fee waiver.
  • Applicable for full-time candidates only.
  • Application, registration, ICT charges, health insurance and other miscellaneous fees are not included in the waiver.
  • Graduate Assistants will be assigned to undergraduate and/or postgraduate academic activities including, but not limited to, lectures, tutorial, seminars and research.
  • Allowance: from RM 1000/month.
  • A minimum of 20 hours of assigned activity per month.
  • Renewal of appointment will be on a per semester basis.

Eligibility criteria

Current MBA candidates and recently successful applicants in the MBA programme are eligible.

  • Academic:
    • Bachelor’s Degree in business, management and related fields
    • Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum CGPA of 3.50.
    • Bachelor’s Degree without a minimum CGPA of 3.50 but above 3.00 can be accepted subject to a minimum of 2 years of working experience in a relevant field.
  • English Language:
    • Applicants need to demonstrate a sound command of the English Language, written and spoken.
  • Interview:
    • Applicants will need to attend and pass an interview.

Academic performance and expectations

  • Graduates Assistants are expected to achieve at least a GPA of 3.00 and maintain a CGPA of 3.00, which is the minimum for all MBA candidates. The graduate assistantship will be terminated for those whose GPA/CGPA falls below 3.00.
  • Graduate assistants are expected to work closely with lead lecturers in order to assist in all related teaching and research activities.
  • Graduate assistants are expected to participate actively in all relevant academic and learning activities at the university, as well as assist in all seminars, workshops, colloquia and research.
  • Graduate assistants are expected to carry out their assigned duties and responsibilities in a thorough, timely, and professional manner. Failure to do so can lead to the non-renewal of the graduate assistantship irrespective of the candidate’s grades, progress or duration in the registered programme.

Application process

  • Applicants to send in the following:
    • academic transcripts
    • curriculum vitae
    • other documents indicating outstanding achievement in extra-curricular activities and/or work-related activities.
    • a personal statement (approximately 300 words) on his/her suitability for the graduate assistantship.
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Applicants will be informed of the outcome of their application. The decision is final and based on the university’s discretion. No correspondence or appeal after the final decision will be entertained.

Note: The Certified Management Accountant membership applies only to the following circumstances:

  • QIUP Bachelor of Accountancy graduates, who have received the Graduate Management Accountant (GMA) membership, and who complete the QIUP MBA programme (including the Strategic Financial Analysis elective module) will receive the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) membership.
  •  Bachelor of Accountancy graduates from other institutions, who have received the Graduate Management Accountant (GMA) membership, and who complete the QIUP MBA programme (including of the Strategic Financial Analysis elective module) will receive the Certified Management Accountant(CMA) membership.


April, July, November


Mode of Study
Full-time and part-time
Weekday evening and weekend classes


Duration: 1.5 years – 2.5 years

Mode of delivery
Lectures, discussions, seminars and problem-based learning


For each module (except for Project Paper)

Continuous Assessments comprise 60% of the grade while the Final Examination comprises 40% of the grade


What current students say

Ganesh“As a Regional Operations Manager for a multinational corporation, I have time constraints. However, QIUP has enabled me to pursue my MBA with ease because of the flexibility of the programme. The programme is also proving advantageous for my career advancement.”  Ganesh Peramaih, Asia Operation Manager

CC1 “The QIUP MBA programme is oriented towards business realities. Furthermore, the broad experience of the teaching staff helps me to shape my ideas and relate them with actual practice. This is resulting in greater self-confidence and the continuous enhancement of my competencies for the corporate world.”  Cindy Chuah, Full-time student

Tan Hung ChongThe MBA programme I am looking for is one that integrates theory and practice.  The QIUP MBA programme does exactly that. The courses are carried out in a way that challenges me to think critically and to consider theories and ideas within the contexts of my work. As such, it is an ideal platform for me to grow professionally.”  Tan Hun Chong, Regional Head for SEA and Rest of Asia, Lonza AG

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