Education Pathway to Business - How to Turn Ideas into Value

By Uni Enrol - March 09, 2020
What to Study Interested in adding value to people's lives? A business pathway allows you to deliver valuable products to people and develop yourself through learning essential skills.

You will come across business in every aspect of your life, from the moment you were born. If you see a business degree as your path to success, then read on!

Come find out what the fields of business are, the minimum requirements for the courses and the universities that offer such courses.

What is Business?

Put simply, a business is an entity made up of a group of people with the goal of generating profit through goods and services to consumers.

However, the study of business is on the application of ideas and how you create value for the goods and services you provide to consumers.

Why Consider Business?

You will develop a broad range of essential knowledge during your course, whether it’s about marketing, management, finance, or technology.

That essential knowledge, coupled with the critical skills you learn throughout your course, means you will be in demand among employers.

Business will open many career options for you, since you are not limited to the business, accounting, and finance industries.

Fields of Business

In the study of business, there are many specialised fields. Below are 5:

 The wide variety of business field specialisations gives students flexibility to explore their interests.

Accounting

Accounting teaches you how to assess the health of a company. You will pick up valuable skills in bookkeeping, auditing, and financial reporting.

 

Finance

Finance teaches you how to manage money and wealth. You’ll get to build up skills in funds allocation, investment, and weigh financial risks and rewards.

 

Business Management

Business Management teaches you how to plan, organise, and lead employees to reach the desired goals. You’ll learn about the markets, finance, and also operations.

 

Human Resource Management

Human Resource Management teaches you how to manage employees effectively. You’ll dig deep into organisational behaviour, people management, and business ethics.

 

Marketing

Marketing teaches you how to craft a company’s message to the market to build trust and loyalty. You’ll get to analyse consumer demand and customise your company’s message to meet market needs.

What Does Your Pathway Look Like

Uni Enrol recommends you plan your education pathway to determine when you'll graduate and begin employment.

 

Minimum Requirements for a Degree in Business

STPM

Minimum of 2Cs

Foundation/Diploma

Minimum CGPA of 2.0

A-Level

Minimum of 2Es

Canadian Pre-U

Average of 65% in 6 subjects

AUSMAT

Minimum of ATAR 50 (with credit in Maths)

 

Which Private Universities Offer Business Courses?

1. Taylor’s University

Taylor's University

Available courses:

Estimated tuition fees per year:

  • RM24,000 (Foundation)
  • RM24,000 (Diploma)
  • RM33,100 (Degree)

 

2. INTI International University & Colleges

INTI International University & Colleges

Available courses: 

Estimated tuition fees per year:

  • RM18,005 (Foundation)
  • RM16,100 (Diploma)
  • RM26,600 (Degree)

 

3. KDU Penang University College

KDU Penang University College

Available course:

Estimated tuition fees per year:

  • RM13,290 (Foundation)
  • RM15,500 (Diploma)
  • RM20,000 (Degree)

 

4. UCSI University 

UCSI University & Colleges

Available courses:

Estimated tuition fees per year:

  • RM18,000 (Foundation)
  • RM15,800 (Diploma)
  • RM19,400 (Degree)

 

5. Swinburne University of Technology

Swinburne University of Technology Malaysia

Available courses:

Estimated tuition fees per year:

  • RM16,300 (Foundation)
  • RM16,000 (Diploma)
  • RM23,000 (Degree)

 

6. International University of Malaya-Wales

International University of Malaya-Wales (IUMW)

Available courses:

Estimated tuition fees per year:

  • RM12,000 (Foundation)
  • RM16,000 (Degree) 
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