• Grow your career via APEL A 

    With UNIRAZAK APEL A certificate, you may enter higher level of study.

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    Choose to graduate in 12 months or 24 months; then shorten it via APEL C

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    Those without entry requirement but with EXTENSIVE experience may apply via our Enabling Program to APEL A Level 7

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    100% online with one day live workshop per module (residency or online)

  • What is APEL?

    Universiti Tun Abdul Razak (UNIRAZAK), through its Graduate School of Business, offers the best management and business master programmes for your industry and your career. This is in line with UNIRAZAK's position as a Ministry of Higher Education's SETARA 5 Star University 2018/2019, the Entrepreneurial Private University of the Year * and Graduate Business School position as Asia's Best B-School **.UNIRAZAK is wholly-owned by Yayasan Pelaburan Bumiputra, which also owns Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB).


    Furthermore, UNIRAZAK gained membership from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) - an international accreditation body representing the highest standard of achievements for business schools worldwide. In addition to this, UNIRAZAK is a member of the European Foundation of Management Development (EFMD) - a globally recognized accreditation body of quality in management education.


    * Awarded by Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia 2015

    ** Awarded by CMO Asia 2011

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  • Introduction

    UNIRAZAK Master of Business Administration (MBA@UNIRAZAK) is a long distance and online learning programme.  MBA@UNIRAZAK offers an integrated set of learning opportunities for students interested in mastering the skills and knowledge necessary for effectively participating in and managing modern organizations. 


    MBA@UNIRAZAK prepares graduates to be business managers with managerial knowledge and skills that bring value to the organization. For this reason, UNIRAZAK students will get more value in their MBA, as they can choose one specialized MAJORING from the seven (7) specialized MAJORING selections that are relevant to the industry or their job incumbent, to help curate their own areas of expertise in any professional pathway they wish to advance.


    As a graduate, you are encouraged to take on the role of an organization's leadership such as: President or Chief Executive Officer; or senior level roles such as Human Resources Manager, Sales Manager, Training Manager, Advertising Manager, or Operations Manager. Additionally, graduates have the ability to serve in various industries and not just certain industries.


    Graduates can also use their studies to start and run their own business, become a corporate trainer or become a business coach.

  • Our MBA majoring

    The MBA programme prepares graduates to be business managers with managerial knowledge and skills that bring value to the organization. For this reason, UNIRAZAK students will have added value in their MBA, as they can select one specialized major from the seven (7) specialized major selections that are relevant to the industry or their current job, to help develop their own areas of expertise in any professional pathway they may wish to choose. 

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    Learning Outcomes


    At the end of the programme, you will be:

    • Able to apply business knowledge and skills in managing an organization.

    • Able to analyze and suggests courses of actions for business decisions.

    • Able to manage data and information as well as to communicate effectively in writing and in organizational communications.

    • Able to identify and assess managerial challenges and opportunities.

    • Able to provide strategic perspectives to address the complexity of managing business organizations for the benefits of business development.


    Programme Structure (Core Modules)

    • Business Economics

    • Managerial Accounting

    • Financial Management

    • Marketing Management

    • Strategic Human Resource Management

    • Competitive Strategic Management

    • Organisational Behaviour

    • Quantitative Techniques and Decision Making

    • Research Methodology

    • Project Paper Part 1 and Part 2


    Entry Requirement

    • Bachelor's degree from a recognized university OR

    • Those above 30 years of age with a Diploma / STPM / Executive Diploma or equivalent may apply through UNIRAZAK Accreditation of Prior Experience and Learning (APEL) A Level 7

    • Those above 30 years of age with extensive business and employment but do not have the entry requirement for APEL A Level 7 may apply upon completion of our Enabling Programme to APEL A Level 7.


    Quick Facts on MBA@UNIRAZAK

    • Level: MQF Level 7 Master

    • Accreditation: Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA) A 11181 and recognition from Jabatan Perkhidmatan Awam (JPA)

    • Duration of Learning: 12 months or 24 months

    • Number of Semesters: 3-6 Semesters

    • Number of Modules: 12 Modules and one Final Project (42 credits)

    • Workshop: one (1) day per month

    • Assessment Method: Assignment 80% Final Examination 20%

    • Mode: Distance, online learning


    • Why blended learning @UNIRAZAK?

      A programme by a prestigious award winning university; learning online via distance learning mode with the option of 1 day workshop per module

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      Prestigious University

      Our MBA, Master in Management and Bachelor of Management (with Honours) have all received full MQA and JPA accreditation. As a global university, UNIRAZAK also has international recognition. This makes UNIRAZAK graduates more accepted in the global jobs market

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      Designed to help you Graduate

      Designed is flexible enough for you to graduate while juggling with family and work. But it does not reduce your learning outcome at all.

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      Reasonable Fees

      Total fee of starts from RM8,700 to RM23710. Expect further 20% reduction in fee due to APEL C credit award

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      Open Entry

      The main point is to give you an opportunity. Entry requirements are open and based on work experience

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      Flexibility of time and place

      You choose whether you want to learn at home or on campus. You make the choice.

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      Unique Online Experience

      You still receive the same level of teaching and support as a student on campus. The use of the latest online learning technology allows you to connect with friends and students.

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      Use APEL C to cut short your study

      As an APEL C centre, UNIRAZAK allows you to apply for credit award through a process of assessment of your past learning and work experiences.  


      Under APEL C, you may apply up to 30% credit awards. For a postgraduate programme that is a maximum of 4 modules, whereas for an undergraduate programme a maximum of 12 subjects. This allows you to complete your programme faster and makes your tuition fee far cheaper.

    • Your faculty

      When you register with UNIRAZAK, you are joining an award winning business school and education centre at a prestigious university with quality academic programme and a successful and ambitious network of students and alumni.

      Among the accomplishments of the UNIRAZAK:


      • Export Outstanding Achievement Award (Islamic banking and financial services) of the Year 2015

      • 4 Star Rating Malaysia Research Assessment (MyRA) for the year 2014 - 2015.

      • Entrepreneurial Private University of the Year 2015

      • 2012 Brand Laureate Awards: Best Brands in Education - Tertiary and Best Brands in Brand Management

      • 'Quality College and University' from the 2nd International Standard Quality Award 2012

      • Putra Brand Awards 2011 (Education and Learning) category

      • Asia's Best B-School Award 2011 (from CMO Asia)

      • SME Award 2011 Country Friend (from SME Recognition Awards 2011)

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      Prof Dr Benjamin Chan Yin Fah


      Graduate School of Business, Universiti Tun Abdul Razak

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      Norhaniza Zainal Abidin


      Centre for Continuing Education

      Universiti Tun Abdul Razak

    • Online @UNIRAZAK a global programme

      In addition to being accepted in the private sector and government sectors in Malaysia, graduates are also accepted in the global career market.

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      MQA Accreditation and JPA Recognition

      Our MBA, Master in Management and Bachelor of Management (with Honours) have been fully accredited by the Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA) and with the recognition of the Jabatan Perkhidmatan Awam (JPA).

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      Global Recognition

      UNIRAZAK is a high-ranking government-linked university in Malaysia. In addition to MQA and JPA accreditation, it is also a recognition or membership in:

      • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
      • Asia Pacific University Community Engagement Network (APUCEN)
      • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
      • Central & Eastern Europe Management Development Association (CEEMAN)
      • International Association of University Presidents (IAU)
      • The European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD)
      • The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
    • Studies show that over 60% of part-time students do not finish their programme *

      This programme is designed to help you easily complete your studies without affecting programme learning outcomes. This is what "learning is lifestyle".

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      Assignment as a method of assessment

      For each module, 60%-80% of the score is from the assignment, while 40%-20% is from final exam.

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      100% online, anywhere

      All learning materials for each module are available online. You have the option of not attending college and only attend online lectures and webinar only.

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      Weekend workshop

      You will have an option for face to face workshop for each module for the whole programme. The workshop will be also streamed live and you may interact with the lecturer online.

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      Additional support

      Multiple support from universities and learning centers. With over 14 years of managing and helping employees to complete their studies, SKC is committed to helping you succeed.

    • Affordable fees

      Best structure fee for a graduate programme

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      Easy Payment

      With our installment payment plan, the fee can be scheduled on a monthly basis.

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      EPF Withdrawal

      The EPF Withdrawal Scheme can be used to fund your studies. For more detailed information, please contact our consultant

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      HRDF Claimable

      The programme can also be claimed under HRDF. For more detailed information or assistance, please contact our consultant

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      Special Discount

      Scholarships and study grants are also available for students. Connect with us now and find out if you are eligible.

    • Executive education for all

      Open admission allows everyone who works to pursue higher education

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      Required Qualification

      Degree Programme

      Diploma, STPM, STAM, A-Level, Matriculation


      Masters Programme

      Bachelor's degree from a recognized or equivalent university or equivalent received by the UNIRAZAK Senate.

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      Open Entry

      Degree Programme

      Those over 21 years of age without the required qualification may apply through UNIRAZAK Accreditation of Prior Experience and Learning (APEL)


      Master Programme

      Those over 30 years of age with a Diploma / STPM or equivalent may apply through UNIRAZAK Accreditation of Prior Experience and Learning (APEL)

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      Enabling Programme

      This program prepares those age 30 and above without the entry requirement for postgraduate study, either via direct entry or APEL A, to first qualify to apply for APEL A Level 7 Certificate

    • Interact with experienced lecturers

      Join our live and online workshop for each module along with academic and industry-oriented lecturers

      At this intensive course you will be able to interact with experienced academics and industry experts, while at the same time able to take advantage of opportunities to recognize and collaborate with colleagues from diverse backgrounds and races.


      This face-to-face and online session intends to increase your understanding of the modules you are learning. During this session you will be able to apply the theory of learning and practical (practice) through discussions on module assignments.

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      Prof. Dr. Barjoyai Bardai

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      Prof. Nick Barker
      Foundation Professorial Chair in Leadership

      Yayasan Tun Ismail Mohamed Ali

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      Assoc. Prof. Dr. Gazi Md Nurul Islam
      Associate Professor

    • Learning and Networking

      Our 20,000 alumni are proof that UNIRAZAK's studies are flexible enough to help you balance work, family and study.

      The UNIRAZAK alumni come from everywhere, each with a unique professional experience, personal commitment and career aspirations just as you are. UNIRAZAK is proud of its alumni who positively impact leaders and innovators in their communities and professions around the world.

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      Raja Iskandar Raja Mukhtaruddin

      (Masters in Philosophy)

      General Manager

      Human Resource & AdministrationGAS Malaysia Bhd

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      Nurhafizawati binti Ismail

      (MBA -Leadership)Sales Lead Malaysia & ThailandSoftline Group

    • Take the next step, now!

      Learn everywhere, anytime with UNIRAZAK MBA Programme