Diploma in Business Administration

Diploma in Business Administration (DBA)

Programme Intakes
January, April and August



Teaching Style


Learning Experience


Mentorship Assistance



The Diploma in Business Administration (DBA) programme is designed to equip students with the business knowledge which will enable them to succeed in the challenging business environment both in a corporate setting or being an entrepreneur. Besides that the programme is also constructed to provide a solid foundation for students who are planning to further their studies to the degree programme

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 5.0 OR equivalent

Choice of Subjects

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 
  • Creativity & Innovative Thinking Skills
  • Community Service
  • Moral Education 
  • Education for Sustainability Development


Progression Pathway


Career Opportunities

The Diploma in Business Administration programme provides you with the fundamental knowledge in variety of business disciplines which includes Accounting, Finance, Economics, Marketing and Management. You will then have the expertise to excel in your career pursuit in the corporate world or as an entrepreneur. You will also be equipped with a strong fundamental knowledge which will be assist you in acing your subjects when furthering your studies in the degree programmes.

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

  • Accountant
  • Account Manager 
  • Advertising Manager
  • Business Development Associate
  • 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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