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Diploma in Management

Offered by: Open University Malaysia (OUM)
Exam BodyInternal Dip., Malaysia
Course Duration3 Years & 4 Months - 10 semester
Part Time/Full TimePart Time/Distance Learning (ODL)
Campus35 learning centres nationwide: Central Region: Petaling Jaya, Sri Rampai, Bangi, Kuala Selangor, Shah Alam, Banting Eastern Region: Kota Bharu, Kuala Terengganu, Kuantan, Temerloh, Kuala Lipis Northern Region: Alor Setar, Sungai Petani, Seberang
FacultyCentre for Graduate Studies
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyBusiness Management & Administration
Course Description

The Diploma in Management is designed to cater to the needs of those seeking a career in management at the sub-professional level. Graduates are expected to be able to serve in business and non-business organisations. In order to qualify for the diploma, a minimum of 90 credit hours of approved courses is required.

Of these, 78 credit hours are prescribed while the remaining 12 credit hours (equivalent to 4 courses) are to be chosen from the respective area of concentration.

Currently, the Diploma in Management programme allows learners the option to specialise in;

  • Human Resource Management,
  • Retailing,
  • General Management.
Entry Requirements

Normal Entry

i. SPM* or equivalent with minimum 3 credits; or

ii. Pass STPM or equivalent with minimum Grade C (GP 2.00) in any subject; or

iii. Pass STAM with minimum grade of Maqbul; or

iv. Pass SKM Level 3 in related field; AND

• SPM* with minimum a credit in 1 subject; AND

• Through consolidation programs (if necessary) or

v. Pass certificate (MQF Level 3) or equivalent; or

vi. Pass UEC with minimum Grade B in 3 subjects; or

vii. Pass O-Level with minimum Grade C in 3 subjects; or

viii. Pass Community College Certificate equivalent to MQF Level 3 in related field; AND

• SPM* with minimum a credit in 1 subject; AND

• Through consolidation programs (if necessary) or

ix. Other recognised equivalent qualifications.

APEL entry

• Malaysian; and

• Candidate must be 20 years old and above in the year of application being made; and

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

• Pass APEL Assessment for a Diploma (conducted by OUM).

English language competency requirements for international students: Minimum IELTS 5.0 or equivalent

SPM* = means passing SPM with at least a pass in Bahasa Melayu and History.

Intake Months

January, May, September

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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