Sunday, August 9, 2015

Master of Business Administration by Malaysia University of Science and Technology

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Master of Business Administration 

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Malaysia University of Science and Technology (MUST) was initially set up between MUST Ehsan Foundation and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) offering postgraduate programmes. MUST aims to provide a balanced and holistic education that will produce professionals who have a good understanding of the natural sciences, technology, information processing, business management and ethics. It focuses on producing graduates who will understand how their chosen fields fit into the broader scientific, technical, business, political and social contexts. It focuses on producing graduates with a multidisciplinary focus and who can work in teams and be able to express themselves creatively.

MUST Ehsan Foundation originally received a formal invitation to set up a reputable university in science, technology, engineering and business management. MUST supports:
  • The development of indigenous technologies; 
  • The development of highly skilled human resources; 
  • The adoption of information-intensive and knowledge-driven processes in manufacturing; 
  • Innovation and creativity; and 
  • The promotion of Research and Development activities.

MUST & Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) – Partnership 

Malaysia University of Science and Technology (MUST) was established as a research-based university with the assistance of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA. MIT provided assistance to MUST with regard to postgraduate programmes, IT infrastructure, Library Resources, Academic Media Production, and Course Delivery.

Through this partnership, MIT had served as the model for MUST. The MIT model provides the impetus for MUST to provide good education and produce research scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs to meet industry demands.

MUST postgraduate programmes have delivered and continues to deliver substantial human capital to the industry. After gaining much experience in running postgraduate programmes, it now offers several undergraduate programmes.


The Master in Business Administration (MBA) Programme is designed to shape talented professionals who are capable of transforming business entities to remain competitive in the ever-changing global marketplace. You will have the opportunity to acquire leadership, communication and team-work skills and to develop new approaches to business management. At MUST, we offer you integrated courses led by experienced, international faculty and practitioners in an interactive learning environment with particular emphasis on practicality and industry-driven practices.

MQA Accreditation 

The MUST MBA program is accredited Malaysian Qualifications Agency. For details, visit here.

MBA Programme Structure 

Examples of core courses and electives*

 · Managerial Economics
 · Marketing Management
 · Leadership & Management in Organisations
 · Business Statistics
 · Business Ethics & Corporate Governance
 · Financial Management
 · Corporate Strategy
 · Project Paper & Research Methods

 · International Business
 · Operations Management
 · Customer Relationship Management
 · Risk Management
 · Corporate Finance

*Subject to changes

Process Flow 

The MBA process flow is outlined below:

a) The minimum duration is one and a half (1.5) years. 
b) The maximum duration is three (3) years.

Entry Requirements
Bachelor degree with CGPA of 3.0 or above (on a 4 point scale) or an equivalent qualification in a relevant field from a recognized university. In special circumstances applicants who have relevant work experience in the industry with a Bachelor degree with a CGPA lower than 3.0 (on a 4 point scale) may be considered for admission.

Language Proficiency – All lectures and written or oral examinations at MUST are conducted in English. Applicants are required to provide documentary evidence of proficiency in English in one of the following examinations:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) at a score of 550, or higher is required, or 
  • International English Language Testing Services (IELTS), a minimum overall band score of 6.0, or 
  • Provide proof of English proficiency as evaluated by MUST. 

Grading for MBA Program


In accordance with the Memorandum of Agreement dated August 4, 2015 which state as follows:

The EDS Business is hereby authorized to commence the offering of the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Management and Masters in Business Administration (MBA) program with Malaysia University of Science and Technology as the degree-granting institution.

Further, the following shall be the focal persons in the implementation of the said Agreement:

Dato' Dr Ben Lee, International Program Coordinator 


MUST MBA Application Form >>>  Click Here

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