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Heriot-Watt University Malaysia

Faculty: School of Management & Languages (SML)
Level: Master's Degree Level
Level of Study Master's Degree Level
Exam BodyHeriot-Watt University
Entry RequirementsSTPM/ A-Level - BBC. IB Diploma - 26 points (min. 6 in HL Maths). UEC - 3A & 2B. SAM/ AUSMAT - ATAR 75.0. CPU - 75% (B in Maths).
Course Duration3 Yrs
Fees33100/Yr
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Mode of StudyBy Coursework

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

Level of Study Master's Degree Level
Exam BodyHeriot-Watt University
Entry Requirements
  • Heriot-Watt University Malaysia Foundation in Business and Design: CCCC
  • A-Level: BBC
  • STPM: BBC
  • Minimum B in Mathematics
  • Diploma deemed recognised by the Malaysian Government
  • Any other relevant qualification deemed recognised by the Malaysian Government.

English language requirements

If English is not your first language, then evidence of proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.0 is required.

Course Duration3 Yrs
Fees33100/Yr
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Mode of StudyBy Coursework
Course Description

Business Management and Finance professionals work with executive and management teams to provide expert advice on the impacts and deployment of resources and processes throughout an organisation.

At Heriot-Watt, you will learn how to apply business management and finance knowledge and skills to a range of different managerial, business and problem-solving situations, management decisions, compliance issues and governance.

This undergraduate MA Honours degree* explores the interface between business and finance, in particular the management and business implications of financial decision-making. It is a specialist joint degree with equal emphasis given to the subject areas of business and finance. The degree is particularly suited to students who wish to gain a firm grounding in business and management, but with an insight into the finance and financial operations of businesses and organisations.

Key topics covered include accounting, business policy, corporate finance, economics, management and marketing.

*The degree of Master of Arts (MA) is an undergraduate Honours degree, awarded by the ancient universities in Scotland and the UK including Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow, St Andrews, Cambridge and Oxford. At other universities in Scotland and the UK, undergraduate degrees in the arts, liberal arts, humanities or social sciences are awarded as Bachelor of Arts (BA).

 

Course Structure

Programme content

Core Courses

Students take a total of 8 courses per year including core, optional and elective courses/projects.

First Year

  • Financial Markets Theory
  • ??Quantitative Methods
  • ??Corporate Financial Theory
  • ?Organisational Behaviour

Second Year

  • ??International Bond and Currency Markets
  • ??Mergers and Acquisitions
  • ??Financial Derivatives
  • ??Managing Corporate Value
  • ??Strategic Management

Third Year

  • Management Dissertation OR
  • ??Accounting and Finance Dissertation
Course Assessment

September 

Course Career Path(s)

Our Business and Finance graduates have embarked on successful careers in the public and private sectors as accountants, actuaries, auditors, financial advisers, foreign exchange dealers, legal advisers, stockbrokers and tax associates.

Companies and organisations employing Business and Finance graduates from Heriot-Watt include Baillie Gifford, Deloitte, EY, HSBC, KPMG, Mazars, Nestlé and PwC.

 

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

Level of Study Master's Degree Level
Exam BodyHeriot-Watt University
Entry Requirements
  • Heriot-Watt University Malaysia Foundation in Business and Design: CCCC
  • A-Level: BBC
  • STPM: BBC
  • Diploma deemed recognised by the Malaysian Government
  • Any other relevant qualification deemed recognised by the Malaysian Government.

English language requirements

If English is not your first language, then evidence of proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.0 is required.

Course Duration3 Yrs
Fees33100/Yr
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Mode of StudyBy Coursework
Course Description

As the modern business world becomes increasingly complex, understanding the fundamental way in which businesses and organisations operate - how they develop their strategies and take key decisions - is vital.

Our Business Management programmes help you to examine businesses and organisations; understand their structures and workings, people and decisionmaking processes; and then relate the theory to actual business situations to prepare yourself for the real world. You’ll develop valuable communication, problem solving and teamwork skills, and our programmes also offer relevant hands-on experience.

All Business Management degrees provide a strong grounding in the principles of modern business management and also introduce the more functional areas of business and management.

Business Management with Enterprise students take a range of specialist Enterprise courses such as Innovation Management; Business Venturing and High Growth Companies. This specialisation allows students to tailor their degree to meet their career needs and aspirations.

*The degree of Master of Arts (MA) is an undergraduate Honours degree, awarded by the ancient universities in Scotland and the UK including Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow, St Andrews, Cambridge and Oxford. At other universities in Scotland and the UK, undergraduate degrees in the arts, liberal arts, humanities or social sciences are awarded as Bachelor of Arts (BA).

Course Structure

Programme content

Core Courses

Students take a total of 8 courses per year including core, optional and elective courses/projects.

First Year

  • Commercial Law
  • Human Resource Management
  • Fundamentals of Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Enterprise Concepts and Issues

Second Year

  • Business Research Methods
  • Innovation Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Business Venturing

Third Year

  • Dissertation 1 or Business Project
  • International Business
  • Dissertation 2 or Business Project

 

Course Assessment

September 

Course Career Path(s)

This degree equips students for employment in the business support sector, and for enterprising careers in self-employment, business ownership, or as entrepreneurial employees in existing firms. Enterprise skills are important for innovative start-ups, and also to bring local, national and global competitiveness to existing organisations.

 

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

Level of Study Master's Degree Level
Exam BodyHeriot-Watt University
Entry Requirements
  • Heriot-Watt University Malaysia Foundation in Business and Design: CCCC
  • A-Level: BBC
  • STPM: BBC
  • Diploma deemed recognised by the Malaysian Government
  • Any other relevant qualification deemed recognised by the Malaysian Government.

English language requirements

If English is not your first language, then evidence of proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.0 is required.

Course Duration3 Yrs
Fees33100/Yr
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Mode of StudyBy Coursework
Course Description

As the modern business world becomes increasingly complex, understanding the fundamental way in which businesses and organisations operate - how they develop their strategies and take key decisions - is vital.

Our Business Management programmes help you to examine businesses and organisations; understand their structures and workings, people and decisionmaking processes; and then relate the theory to actual business situations to prepare yourself for the real world. You’ll develop valuable communication, problem solving and teamwork skills, and our programmes also offer relevant hands-on experience.

All Business Management degrees provide a strong grounding in the principles of modern business management and also introduce the more functional areas of business and management.

Business Management with Human Resource Management students take a range of specialist HRM courses such as Human Resource Management, Employment Law and Critical Approaches to Management. This specialisation allows students to tailor their degree to meet their career needs and aspirations.

*The degree of Master of Arts (MA) is an undergraduate Honours degree, awarded by the ancient universities in Scotland and the UK including Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow, St Andrews, Cambridge and Oxford. At other universities in Scotland and the UK, undergraduate degrees in the arts, liberal arts, humanities or social sciences are awarded as Bachelor of Arts (BA).

Course Structure

Programme content

Core Courses

Students take a total of 8 courses per year including core, optional and elective courses/projects.

First Year

  • Commercial Law
  • Human Resource Management
  • Fundamentals of Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Organisational Behaviour

Second Year

  • Business Research Methods
  • Resourcing and Talent Management
  • Employment Law
  • Strategic Management
  • Critical Approaches to Management

Third Year

  • Dissertation 1
  • International Business
  • Dissertation 2

 

Course Assessment

September 

Course Career Path(s)

Business Management degrees provide a very wide range of employment options, and our graduates have an excellent reputation with employers. Successful careers pursued by our management graduates include HR manager, marketing executive, operations manager and management consultant.

 

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

Level of Study Master's Degree Level
Exam BodyHeriot-Watt University
Entry Requirements
  • Heriot-Watt University Malaysia Foundation in Business and Design: CCCC
  • A-Level: BBC
  • STPM: BBC
  • Diploma deemed recognised by the Malaysian Government
  • Any other relevant qualification deemed recognised by the Malaysian Government.

English language requirements

If English is not your first language, then evidence of proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.0 is required.

Course Duration3 Yrs
Fees33100/Yr
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Mode of StudyBy Coursework
Course Description

As the modern business world becomes increasingly complex, understanding the fundamental
way in which businesses and organisations operate - how they develop their strategies and take key decisions - is vital.

Our Business Management programmes help you to examine businesses and organisations; understand their structures and workings, people and decisionmaking processes; and then relate the theory to actual business situations to prepare yourself for the real world. You’ll develop valuable communication, problem solving and teamwork skills, and our programmes also offer relevant hands-on experience.

All Business Management degrees provide a strong grounding in the principles of modern business management and also introduce the more functional areas of business and management.

Business Management with Marketing students then take a range of specialist Marketing courses such as Consumer Behaviour; Marketing Communications; Digital Marketing; Retail Marketing; and Marketing Sustainability. This specialisation allows students to tailor their degree to meet their career needs and aspirations.

*The degree of Master of Arts (MA) is an undergraduate Honours degree, awarded by the ancient universities in Scotland and the UK including Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow, St Andrews, Cambridge and Oxford. At other universities in Scotland and the UK, undergraduate degrees in the arts, liberal arts, humanities or social sciences are awarded as Bachelor of Arts (BA).

Course Structure

Programme content

Core Courses

Students take a total of 8 courses per year including core, optional and elective courses/projects.

First Year

  • Commercial Law
  • Human Resource Management
  • Fundamentals of Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Marketing Perspectives

Second Year

  • Business Research Methods
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Strategic Management
  • Marketing Communications

Third Year

  • Dissertation 1
  • International Business
  • Dissertation 2
Course Assessment

September 

Course Career Path(s)

Business Management degrees provide a very wide range of employment options, and our graduates have an excellent reputation with employers. Successful careers pursued by our management graduates include marketing executive, operations manager, management consultant, stockbroker and financial consultant.

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

Level of Study Master's Degree Level
Exam BodyHeriot-Watt University
Entry Requirements
  • A relevant first or second class Honours degree or a degree qualification, or equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysian Government, acceptable to the University.
  • At least two years’ appropriate business experience.

English language requirements

If English is not your first language, then evidence of proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.5 is required.

Course Duration3 Yrs
Fees33100/Yr
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Mode of StudyBy Coursework
Course Description

Edinburgh Business School is the Graduate School of Business of Heriot-Watt University. It is most famous for its globally successful MBA programme,which is designed to meet the needs of busy working professionals who seek an internationally recognised qualification – and who also need the practical and applied skills required by today’s top managers as they operate in the changing business world.

Over 40% of Fortune 500 companies currently have employees on the Edinburgh Business School MBA programme, and the programme has a larger international presence than any other MBA in the world - as listed by the Financial Times newspaper for every year since 2009.

The MBA programme offers the flexibility to study how you want. In Malaysia, the part-time, on-campus programme is spread over a two-year period and delivered over a series of two-day weekend seminars and revision classes. You will meet Edinburgh Business School faculty, locally based academics and other experts who will deliver the intensive weekend seminars. There are also dedicated staff based on campus in Malaysia who can answer your queries and deal with any administrative issues.

Course Structure

Programme content

Core Courses

• Organisational Behaviour
• Accounting
• Marketing
• Economics
• Finance
• Project Management
• Strategic Planning

Elective Courses (select 2)

• Consumer Behaviour
• Credit Risk Management
• Human Resource Management
• Negotiation
• Competitive Strategy
• Making Strategies Work
• Strategic Risk Management
• Research Methods for Business and
Management (compulsory elective if
you choose to do a Project).

• Project (12,000-18,000 words)

Course Assessment

September, January 

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

Level of Study Master's Degree Level
Exam BodyHeriot-Watt University
Entry RequirementsSTPM/ A-Level - BBC. IB Diploma - 26 points (min. 6 in HL Maths). UEC - 3A & 2B. SAM/ AUSMAT - ATAR 75.0. CPU - 75% (B in Maths).
Course Duration3 Yrs
Fees33100/Yr
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Mode of StudyBy Coursework

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

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Address :
Heriot-Watt University Malaysia
No. 1, Jalan Venna P5/2,
Precinct 5,
62200 Putrajaya
Wilayah Persekutuan
Tel : +603-8894 3888
Email : Click here to email
Website : http://www.hw.ac.uk/malaysia
Contact Person :
Prof. Robert John Mc Arthur Craik

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