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Bachelor of Science
Business Management

Get up to 100% scholarships or grants when you apply today!

Inspire change within
organisations and society


Bachelor of Science Business Management

Course Code: JPT (N/340/6/0798) 03/25 MQA/PA13402
Duration: 3 Years
Intake: September
Delivery Model: Full time (3+0) in Malaysia OR
spend up to two years in the UK (2+1 and 1+2)


On this course, students will learn to think differently about business, and inspire change within organisations and society. This Business Management degree draws from Economics, History and the Social Sciences. It offers an interdisciplinary approach you won’t find on similar courses elsewhere and prepares you for a career in a wide range of organisations, including start-ups, large corporates, social enterprises and the not for profit sector.

Why Study This Course

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Quality education at affordable fee. Save up to 60% of the cost when you complete your degree in Malaysia
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Top 10 for Business, Management and Marketing (Guardian University 2020)
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Pathway to the UK*. Complete your Southampton degree either in Malaysia or in the UK (1+2 or 2+1 options are available)
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Rewarding scholarships and education grants
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Accredited by CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants)

Course Structure

The first year focuses on the analytical techniques, theory and knowledge relevant to a business degree, and starts to develop your business skills. In year two, core modules will develop your understanding of management and organisational theory and business research. You will be able to choose three optional modules each semester to specialise in subjects of your interest which will enable you to follow your chosen career path. Your final year also offers a great deal of choice in modules and you will get to design and carry out independent research and produce dissertation.

  • Ideas that Shaped the Business World 
  • Introduction to Management
  • Financial Accounting for Business
  • Management Accounting 
  • Technologies that Shaped the Business World 
  • Key Skills for Business
  • Foundations of Business Analytics OR Management Analysis

Optional modules:

  • Human Resource Management
  • Financial Accounting 2
  • Management Ethics
  • Digital Marketing for Business
  • Management and Organisation Theory
  • Business Research

Optional modules:

  • Operations Management
  • Management Accounting 2
  • Philosophy of Management and Organisations
  • Principles of Audit and Taxation
  • Human Resource Management
  • Digital Marketing for Business
  • Management Ethics
  • Financial Accounting 2
  • Strategic Management
  • Project Management
  • Dissertation

Optional modules:

  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Business
  • Financial Accounting 3
  • Knowledge Management
  • Management Accounting 3
  • Marketing in the Digital Age
  • Risk Management

University of Southampton degrees are highly valued by employers. Studying at Southampton will equip you with the skills to operate globally.

Our Business Management degree prepares you for a wide range of career paths in financial sector, retail consultancy and public sector. Possible roles for Business Management graduates include:

  • Business advisor
  • Business analyst
  • Business development manager
  • Chartered management accountant
  • Corporate investment banker
  • Data analyst

Southampton Business School graduates have secured roles in organisations including:

  • Deloitte
  • Ernst & Young (EY)
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)
  • Proctor & Gamble
    Times Group

Malaysian student:

  • RM38,500 per annum

International student:

  • RM44,600 (£8,109) per annum

We offer up to 100% scholarships. Chat with our counsellors to understand your options.


34 points overall, 17 at Higher Level



Monash University Foundation Year
70% pass overall

Other Foundation Years will be considered on a case by case basis

Applicants must hold SPM/GCSE Mathematics at grade B/6

English language qualifications
Band B (IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in all components or GCE O-Level (1119 Grade C))

The University of Southampton Malaysia accepts various English Language Tests, to read more: https://www.southampton.ac.uk/studentadmin/admissions/admissions-policies/language.page

Our typical entry requirements may subject to change. If you are unsure about your qualification or results, please contact our professional team of counsellors, or speak to your school’s guidance counsellors.

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    Mariam Aly Bus Mang new

    The practical modules where I got to apply my knowledge to real-life projects have been the most enjoyable to me. I’ve also been able to take interdisciplinary modules, which has allowed me to expand my knowledge beyond business management. 

    Mariam Aly
    BSc Business Management

    Our academics

    Dr. Md Hamid Uddin
    Dr. Md Hamid UddinHead of Business Programmes
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    Assoc. Professor Dr. Md Hamid Uddin received his Ph.D. degree in Finance from the National University of Singapore and taught at the same institution. He also taught at the University of Dhaka, Prince Sultan University, the University of Sharjah, and Taylor's University before joining the University of Southampton Malaysia. Dr. Hamid held several key administrative roles in the past. For example, he was the Director of the Doctoral Programme at Taylor's University Malaysia. At the University of Sharjah UAE, he was a member of the college council for the College of Business Administration; he also served in several important committees such as curriculum development, study plans, and academic research. Dr. Hamid is an active researcher who supervised several Ph.D. students, implemented research projects, and published widely within the broader disciplinary area covering Finance, Accounting, and Economics.
    Dr. Joe Ying Tuan Lo
    Dr. Joe Ying Tuan LoAssistant Professor , Business Management Lecturer
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    Dr. Joe Lo Ying Tuan is an Assistant Professor at the University of Southampton Malaysia. His research interests are in the area of service quality, relationship marketing, branding, and emotions, where his papers are published in peer-reviewed international journals. Joe holds a first-class honours degree in Marketing from University Teknologi Malaysia, at which he later attained his PhD in Management. Prior to joining the University of Southampton, he taught a range of business management and marketing subjects at Sunway College Johor Bahru and Victoria University. He is also a member of the Malaysian Institute of Management (MIM), Institute of Marketing Malaysia (IMM), and a member of The Global Inside Sales.
    Dr Teck Chai Lau
    Dr Teck Chai LauAssociate Professor , Business Management Lecturer
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    Dr. Lau Teck Chai is an Associate Professor with Southampton Business School. Previously he was an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Accountancy and Management, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman. He obtained his BSc in Business Administration (Decision Science and Financial Management) from University of Montana, USA, MBA (Strategic Management) from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) and Doctor of Business Administration (Marketing) from Southern Cross University, Australia. In Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, he had served as Coordinator, Head of Programme (PhD and MPhil), Head of Programme (MBA and MBA (Corporate Governance)), Head of Department (Management) and Head of Department (International Business). Dr. Lau is a prolific researcher and had published extensively in books, book chapters, international journals and conference proceedings. Many of the published papers are indexed in Clarivate Analytics and SCOPUS, and widely cited internationally.