Diploma in Business Administration

Diploma in Business Administration (DBA)

Programme Intakes
January, April and August



Teaching Style


Learning Experience





The Diploma in Business Administration (DBA) programme is designed to equip students with business acumen to manage the rapidly changing business environment. Explore real-life situations that put your conceptual knowledge to the test.

Programme Details

Intakes January, April and August
Duration 2 Years
Assessments & Examinations 60% Coursework and 40% Final Examination


Entry Requirements

Pre-existing qualification Grade
SPM/O-Level Pass with min. 3 credits
UEC Pass with min. 3 Bs
Other Equivalent Qualifications
  • Pass in any qualification equivalent to Certificate (Level 3, MQF)
  • Must be accredited by MQA

English Language Requirement

*For International Students only

IELTS - Minimum Band 5.5 OR equivalent

Choice of Subjects


Students can choose one (1) major
  • Accounting & Finance
  • Economics & Mathematics
  • Management & Law
  • Marketing & IT


Year 1

Students will learn the following subjects in the first year
  • Business Law
  • Introduction to Law
  • Organisation Behaviour
  • Principles of Management
  • Introduction to Business
  • Business Mathematics
  • Business Statistics
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Cost Accounting
  • Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • Introduction to Financial Management
  • Principles of Business Finance I
  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Business English I


Year 2

Students will learn the following subjects in the second year
  • Advertising & Promotion
  • E-Commerce Theory & Application
  • Professional Sales
  • Principles of Business Finance II
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Human Resources Management
  • Introduction to International Business
  • Operations Management
  • Business English II
  • Internship


MOHE General Studies

Students must pass these MOHE General Studies

For Local Students

  • Appreciation of Ethics and Civilisation
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A (applicable to students who did not sit for SPM or did not obtain a Credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu) OR Creativity and Innovative Thinking Skills (for students who have a Credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu)
  • Community Service
  • Moral Education OR Islamic Studies OR Education for Sustainability Development

For International Students

  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1
  • Creativity & Innovative Thinking Skills
  • Community Service
  • Moral Education OR Education for Sustainability Development
  • Community Service


Progression Pathway

Sunway College Pathway Business Courses


Career Opportunities

DBA sets you on the path to becoming a business mogul to business in the diversified fields of banking and finance, manufacturing, human resources, management, fashion, sports, information technology and more. Upon completion of this programme, graduates can expect excellent job offers, good starting salaries, and opportunities to scale the career ladder.

Become a highly sought after professional in various industries as a:

  • Accountant
  • Account Manager
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Advertising Manager
  • Business Development Associate
  • Financial Auditor
  • Human Resources Generalist
  • Marketing Manager
  • Office Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Public Relations Manager
  • Sales Administrator

Scholarship Scheme

Students who are interested in pursuing our Diploma Studies or degree programmes in Sunway College and are seeking financial aid can click here for more information.

Downlodable Materials

Detailed information about the Sunway Diploma programme can be found in the Sunway Diploma Studies brochure.

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