University of Nottingham Malaysia

Management BSc (Hons)

     
  

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Qualification: BSc (Hons)
Fees: Malaysian - RM37,000 per year, Non-Malaysian - RM45,500 per year
Mode: Full-time, 3 years
Intake: September
Campus: Malaysia

Course overview

Our management programme will provide you witha broad-based but rigorous grounding in a range of management principles. You will learn to apply a theoretical understanding of organisational accounting, analysis and economics to a range of management subjects including human resource management, marketing and strategy. We will also encourage you to be critical, show initiative and develop an awareness of the benefits and limitations of different approaches to management.

Our strong relationships with professional bodies allow our students on this course to obtain a professional qualification at an accelerated route. This course is associated with certain exemptions from the following bodies:

ACCA

ACCA

CIM

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CIMA

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CPA Australia

Logo CPA Australia Accredited Program Providers 230x

*Note: The above information on exemptions is subject to change. All exemptions are subject to the fulfilment of the relevant requirements specific to each professional body, which may require specific optional modules to be taken. Further information can be obtained from the websites of the respective bodies.

 

Entry requirements

Our Foundation course route

Our Foundation courses give you another way to study for an undergraduate degree. 

Entry requirements

A Level

BBB, excluding critical thinking and general studies

IB Diploma

30 points with 5,5,5 at Higher Level and 5 points in mathematics at Standard or Higher Level 

STPM

B+B+B+, excluding Pengajian Am

UEC

2 As and 3 B3s, excluding Bahasa Malaysia and Chinese language 

SAM or other Australian matriculations

ATAR 86 (consideration to be made based on relevant subjects) 
Canadian Ontario Grade 12 Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)

80% average based on 6 subjects with at least 70% in mathematics of data management.

Canadian Secondary School Diplomas from other provinces are acceptable and to be assessed based on the University's requirements.

Advance Placement (AP) 4,4,4 in relevant subjects. Applicants taking non-preferred subjects may be made an offer across more than three subjects at Advanced Placement.
Diploma - Other Institutions  Acceptance to the second year is on a case by case basis (and at the discretion of the School) but normally would require an overall GPA of 3.3 (out of 4) or 70% and above (consideration to be made based on relevant subjects), and previous studies must meet the prerequisite requirements to the programme
Foundation - Other Institutions Acceptance is at the discretion of the School but normally would require an overall GPA of 3.3 (out of 4) or 70% and above (consideration to be made based on relevant subjects), and previous studies must meet the prerequisite requirements to the programme
University of Nottingham Malaysia Foundation Successful completion of any foundation programme and meeting the mathematics requirements

In addition to the entry requirements listed above, those who have taken SPM/GCSE/IGCSE/High School Diploma or equivalent must have grade B in mathematics or grade C in UEC mathematics.

We strongly encourage all interested students to apply. Our students come to us with a diverse range of qualifications and we also consider applicants' personal statement, references and interview performance (if you have one) when making a decision. The only way for us to fully determine eligibility is through the submission of a completed application.


English language requirements

IELTS:

6.5 (no element below 6.0)

TOEFL (iBT):

87 (minimum 20 in Speaking and 19 in all other elements) 

GCE A Level English Language or English Literature:

grade C
GCE AS Level English Language or English Literature:  grade C

PTE (Academic):

62 (with no less than 55 in each element)

SPM:

grade A-

1119 (GCE O Level):

grade B

GCSE O Level:

grade C

IGCSE (first language):

grade C

IGCSE (second language):

grade B
MUET: Band 4
UEC: grade A2
IB English A1 or A2 (Standard or Higher Level): 4 points

IB English B (Higher Level):

4 points
IB English B (Standard Level):
5 points
IELTS, TOEFL and PTE (Academic) test results must be less than two years old and all IELTS must be the academic version of the test.MUET results are valid for five years from the date of the release of results.

 

Foundation

The Foundation in Business and Management is a 1+3 year programme that results in direct progression to the undergraduate degrees related to business and management. This rigorous programme provides students with a strong academic background that will result in enhanced language, communication, critical thinking and study skills.  

Students on this programme also chose from a range of elective modules that provide the opportunity to sample topics related to their chosen undergraduate pathway such business economics, management and quantitative methods.

Modules

Year one

Typical core modules  

Business Economics 
The module aims to introduce participants to key economic tools, concepts, and their application and to provide participants with an understanding of the nature and scope of economic policy and the economic theories upon which it is based. The emphasis is on policy. In particular, this module aims to offer a rigorous understanding of basic economic principles by combining theory and application to contemporary issues. 

Learning outcomes: 

  • The development, access and operation of markets for resources, goods and services.   
  • A coherent core of economic principles, including the microeconomics of decision and choice, production and exchange and the macroeconomics of employment, national income, the balance of payments, exchange rates, inflation, growth and money.  
  • Economic policy with an understanding of analytical methods and model-based argument and of different methodological approaches and their strengths and limitations.   
  • Ability to apply core economic theory and economic reasoning to applied topics. 
Consumers and Markets
The purpose of this module is to develop an understanding of the contexts in which markets develop, and marketing and consumption are practiced, to enable students to develop a personal and critical perspective prior to studying the technical aspects of marketing management.

Learning outcomes: 

  • The management of customer expectations, relationships and development of service excellence.  
  • The need for individuals and organisations to manage responsibly and sustainably and behave ethically in relation to social, cultural, economic and environmental issues.
Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice
This module will encourage students to:   

  • Consider entrepreneurship in theory and practice.   
  • Approach ideas generation in a creative manner.   
  • Understand the usefulness of entrepreneurial skills in multiple contexts.   
  • Understand the role and nature of new business concepts and their development.

Learning outcomes: 

  • The dynamic and changing nature of business and the consideration of the future of organisations within the global business environment, including the management of risk.   
  • The development, access and operation of markets for resources, goods and services.  
  • The management of customer expectations, relationships and development of service excellence.   
  • The sources, uses and management of finance.   
  • The management of resources.   
  • The comprehension and use of relevant communications for application in business and management, including the use of digital tools.   
  • The use of risk management techniques and business continuity planning to help maximise achievement of strategic objectives.   
  • The need for individuals and organisations to manage responsibly and sustainably and behave ethically in relation to social, cultural, economic and environmental issues.   
  • Taking innovative business ideas to create new products, services or organisations including the identification of Intellectual Property and appreciation of its value.
Fundamentals of Financial and Management Accounting

To introduce the context and essential techniques of accounting, including double-entry bookkeeping, and to consider the uses of accounting both internally to the business (such as assisting in management decision-making) and externally (in the preparation of financial statements).
 
Learning outcomes:  

  • The sources, uses and management of finance.
  • The use of accounting and other information systems for planning, control, and decision making.
  • The main current technical language and practices of accounting under IFRS. Skills in recording and summarising transactions and other economic events in the preparation of financial statements. 
Managing Operations in the Digital Enterprise

The module provides an initial appreciation of the main concepts, elements and techniques of operations management and of the current landscape operations managers have to work in. It  offers practical insights through case examples and exercises.

By the end of the module, you should be able to:

  1. define the scope of operations management activities within and across organisations and
  2. appreciate of the role of operational activities in addressing environmental and societal challenges.  

Learning outcomes: 

  • The dynamic and changing nature of business and the consideration of the future of organisations within the global business environment, including the management of risk.  
  • The management of customer expectations, relationships and development of service excellence.  
  • The management of resources.  
  • The management of the supply chain.  
  • The management of outsourcing.  
  • The development, management, application and implementation of information systems and their impact upon organisations. 
Organisational Behaviour

To introduce students to the basic ideas and concepts of organisational behaviour. 

Learning outcomes: 

  • The dynamic and changing nature of business and the consideration of the future of organisations within the global business environment, including the management of risk.
  • Leadership, management and development of people including the implications of the legal context.
  • Leadership, management and development of organisations including the implications of the legal context.
  • The need for individuals and organisations to manage responsibly and sustainably and behave ethically in relation to social, cultural, economic and environmental issues.
  • The design, development of organisations, including cross-cultural issues, change, diversity and values.
Quantitative Methods 1b
To develop key mathematical and statistical techniques and their application to problems and data. 

Learning outcomes: 

  • The use of accounting and other information systems for planning, control, and decision making.
  • The comprehension and use of relevant communications for application in business and management, including the use of digital tools.
  • Relevant quantitative techniques, including mathematical and statistical methods. Economic data and its appreciation.
Work and Society
To develop an understanding of the key theories and concepts in the development of society and the nature of work. 

Learning outcome: 

  • The design, development of organisations, including cross-cultural issues, change, diversity and values. 
Plus: Either Quantitative Methods 1a (compulsory for students without a Grade C in A-Level Mathematics or equivalent) or Professional and Academic Development (compulsory for all other students).  

Year two

Typical core modules  

Human Resource Management with International Perspectives
To introduce students to the core concepts and ideas of the management of people. 

Learning outcomes: 

  • The dynamic and changing nature of business and the consideration of the future of organisations within the global business environment, including the management of risk.
  •  Leadership, management and development of people and organisations including the implications of the legal context. 
  • Leadership, management and development of organisations including the implications of the legal context.   
  • The development of appropriate policies and strategies within a changing environment to meet stakeholder interests.   
  • The need for individuals and organisations to manage responsibly and sustainably and behave ethically in relation to social, cultural, economic and environmental issues.   
  • The design, development of organisations, including cross-cultural issues, change, diversity and values.
International Business
To introduce students to key international business concepts. 

Learning outcomes:  

  • The dynamic and changing nature of business and the consideration of the future of organisations within the global business environment, including the management of risk.   
  • The development, access and operation of markets for resources, goods and services.   
  • The development of appropriate policies and strategies within a changing environment to meet stakeholder interests.
  • The need for individuals and organisations to manage responsibly and sustainably and behave ethically in relation to social, cultural, economic and environmental issues.   
  • The design, development of organisations, including cross-cultural issues, change, diversity and values.
Marketing Management
The aims of this module are:

  • to introduce the concept of marketing as an approach to business; to discuss the nature of marketing strategy;
  • to investigate the challenges of managing the marketing mix; and
  • to understand how the application of the principles of marketing can assist in the strategic management of an organisation.

Learning outcomes: 

  • The dynamic and changing nature of business and the consideration of the future of organisations within the global business environment, including the management of risk. 
  • The development, access and operation of markets for resources, goods and services. 
  • The management of customer expectations, relationships and development of service excellence. 
  • The comprehension and use of relevant communications for application in business and management, including the use of digital tools. 
  • The development of appropriate policies and strategies within a changing environment to meet stakeholder interests.
  • The need for individuals and organisations to manage responsibly and sustainably and behave ethically in relation to social, cultural, economic and environmental issues. 
  • The different approaches for segmentation, targeting, positioning, generating sales and the need for innovation in product and service design. 
  • The design, development of organisations, including cross-cultural issues, change, diversity and values. 
  • The development of strategic priorities to deliver business at speed in an environment where digital technology has reshaped traditional revenue and business models. 
Technology and Organisation
To examine the technologies and information systems that organisations will use in the future and why they are likely to be used. Also to address how new technologies may play a key role in sustaining organisational operations and industrial civilisation. 

Learning outcomes: 

  • The dynamic and changing nature of business and the consideration of the future of organisations within the global business environment, including the management of risk. 
  • The development, management, application and implementation of information systems and their impact upon organisations.   
  • The comprehension and use of relevant communications for application in business and management, including the use of digital tools.   
  • The development of appropriate policies and strategies within a changing environment to meet stakeholder interests.   
  • The need for individuals and organisations to manage responsibly and sustainably and behave ethically in relation to social, cultural, economic and environmental issues. 
Plus approved pathway and optional modules. 

Year three 

Typical core modules   

Business Ethics and Sustainability
  • To introduce students to the theories and practices of business ethics and sustainability in national and global contexts.
  • To sensitise students to the network of stakeholders who affect, and are affected by, business practices. To elucidate how specific business contexts shape and constrain responsible management decision-making therein. 

Learning outcomes: 

  • The dynamic and changing nature of business and the consideration of the future of organisations within the global business environment, including the management of risk. 
  • The management of the supply chain.   
  • The comprehension and use of relevant communications for application in business and management, including the use of digital tools. 
  • The development of appropriate policies and strategies within a changing environment to meet stakeholder interests. 
  • The use of risk management techniques and business continuity planning to help maximise achievement of strategic objectives on the economic, social and environmental conditions of the future. 
  • The need for individuals and organisations to manage responsibly and sustainably and behave ethically in relation to social, cultural, economic and environmental issues. 
  • The design, development of organisations, including cross-cultural issues, change, diversity and values.
New Venture Creation

The module will help students build skills across a number of areas central to the entrepreneurial experience, including:   

  • Opportunity recognition, evaluation and exploitation   
  • Analyse and access the feasibility of their business ideas 
  • Market research and the marketing plan   
  • Finance and funding   
  • SME regulation

Students will learn through a mixed delivery model which will include formal lectures, group work and tutorial sessions.  Students will develop and execute their own start up projects. 

Learning outcomes: 

  • The dynamic and changing nature of business and the consideration of the future of organisations within the global business environment, including the management of risk.
  • The development, access and operation of markets for resources, goods and services.
  • The management of customer expectations, relationships and development of service excellence.
  • The sources, uses and management of finance.The management of resources.
  • The management of procurement.
  • The different approaches for segmentation, targeting, positioning, generating sales and the need for innovation in product and service design.
Strategic Management
To provide students of management with the key tools, concepts and frameworks of strategic analysis and to examine the process of strategy implementation. 

Learning outcomes: 

  • The dynamic and changing nature of business and the consideration of the future of organisations within the global business environment, including the management of risk. 
  • The management of resources.
  • The development of appropriate policies and strategies within a changing environment to meet stakeholder interests. 
  • The need for individuals and organisations to manage responsibly and sustainably and behave ethically in relation to social, cultural, economic and environmental issues. 
  • The development of strategic priorities to deliver business at speed in an environment where digital technology has reshaped traditional revenue and business models. 

Plus approved pathway and optional modules. 

Careers

Our interdisciplinary approach to business education will enable you to have a head start in a wide spectrum of careers. Many of our graduates have secured prestigious jobs in multinational corporations.

Some of our graduates have become auditors, entrepreneurs, executives in the banking and financial services industry and industry regulators. Other career options include academia, investment research, management consultancy, risk management and other service-oriented professions.

Contact

Nottingham University Business School Malaysia
The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus
Jalan Broga,
43500 Semenyih,
Selangor Darul Ehsan,
Malaysia
t:   +6 (03) 8924 8000  
f:   +6 (03) 8924 8005 
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Jalan Broga, 43500 Semenyih
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Malaysia

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