MAHSA is determined to produce knowledgeable and competent Business graduates who can function effectively in various public and private business organizations. It aims to develop graduates who are capable of adapting to the global changes and current development which inculcate important values including leadership, social responsibility, scholarly, community involvement, ethical values and professionalism.

The Bachelor of Business Administration (ODL) programme aims to equip students with knowledge and tools that can help them derive useful information from business data and utilize the information intelligently in making faster and more effective business decisions. The student will be able to apply and integrate business acumen and knowledge with practical skills in managing the organizations for success. Student studying this programme to apply the fundamental processes, theories, practical skills in the various business areas such as economics, marketing, accounting, finance, law and management. This programme also trains a student to have effective critical thinking skills, to identify and analyze problems, develop viable alternatives and make effective decisions in business-related issues.

This programme meets the current and emerging needs of the adult population by widening access to higher education. It also functions as a catalyst to bridge social and digital divides. This unique Open and Distance Learning (ODL) approach is ideal for adult learners who seek to pursue a tertiary qualification for professional development and self-enrichment, flexibly and affordably. This programme bridges the digital divide and implements an ‘anywhere and anytime’ learning environment, as it revolves around a flexible and robust curriculum to widen educational access, deepen knowledge frontiers for the development of managerial skills.

Why Study at MAHSA?

  • Learn at your own pace
  • Engaged and connect with your peers through social learning platform
  • Interactive learning supported by experienced facilitators
  • Track your learning progress via online assessments

Programme Structure

1 Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (Local)/ Malaysian Studies 3 (Intl.)
Principles of Accounting
Business Mathematics
Business Communications
Introduction to Business
Hubungan Etnik (Local)/ Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi II (Intl.)
Office Application Software
Principles of Marketing
Business Statistics
Quantitative Analysis
Principles of Management
Principles of Finance
2 Costing
Ethics, Governance & Accountability
Commercial Law
Knowledge Management
Management Information System
Organisational Behaviour
Youth Development
Financial Management
Human Resource Management
Management Accounting
Marketing Management
Company Law
Elective 1
Community Work
Operations Management
3 Corporate Finance
Organisational Development
Business Research Methods
Elective 2
Concentration 1
Concentration 2
Strategic Management
Elective 3
Concentration 3
Concentration 4
Industrial Training

Entry Requirement

Pass STPM or equivalent with minimum Grade C (GPA 2.00) in any 2 subjects and Pass in Mathematic and English in SPM or equivalent (if the equivalent grade not attained at STPM level)

Pass Matriculation / Foundation or equivalent with minimum CGPA 2.00 out of 4.00

Pass STAM with minimum Grade Jayyid and Pass in Mathematic and English in SPM or equivalent (if the equivalent grade not attained at STAM level)

Other qualification equivalent to a Diploma or Advanced Diploma (Level 4 or 5 KKM)

UEC: Minimum grade B in 5 subjects

IB: Score 24 AND Pass SPM or an equivalent qualification with 5 credits including Bahasa Malaysia

South Australian Matriculation(SAM)/South Australian Certificate of Education(SACE)/AUSMAT: Minimum 2 passes with ATAR 50% AND Pass SPM or an equivalent qualification with 5 credits including Bahasa Malaysia

Diploma in related field: Pass with minimum CGPA 2.00 OR

APEL Entry

Malaysian; and

Candidate must be 21 years old and above in the year of the application being made; and

Have previous working experience/learning relevant to the field applied; and

Pass APEL Assessment for Bachelor Degree

Career Opportunities

  • Business Manager

  • Factory Manager

  • Finance Manager

  • Marketing Manager

  • Human Resource Manager

  • Change Manager

  • Strategic Manager

  • Corporate Planning Manager


Progression Pathway
Bachelor of Business Administration progress to Master in Business Administration