Raffles Kuala Lumpur

Raffles KL


MQA (PA8128) | KPT (N/340/4/0717)
Awarded by Raffles College of Higher Education, Kuala Lumpur

Intakes: January / May / September
Duration: 2 years, Full-time


SPM / IGCSE / GCE O-Levels: 3 Credits; or
Senior Middle 3 (UEC): Grades BBB; or
International High School Equivalent

A pass in SPM / IGCSE / GCE O-Level English

IGCSE / GCE O-Levels: 3 Credits; or
International High School Equivalent


Course Overview

The Diploma in Business Studies provides opportunities for students to develop and demonstrate business working knowledge, creativity and innovation in business. It is designed to prepare students to be job-ready or/and further study.

On completion of the programme, students are equipped with abilities and skills as follows:

• Demonstrate sufficient knowledge and apply the linkage of business to various disciplines including accounting, economics, finance, and marketing and information technology.

• Demonstrate a clear understanding of social, economic, and ethical issues in the business context.

• Apply an effective approach to business presentations and in communicating clearly both visually and verbally.

• Demonstrate proficiency in using analytical reasoning and creative thinking in identifying problems and issues related to businesses and how to solve them best.

• Plan and manage information to demonstrate their value to their potential employers, highlight their work readiness and eligibility for admission to an organization or further study.


• Academic Writing
• Academic Reading
• Business statistics
• Introduction to Business Studies
• Business Information Technology
• English for Communication
• Business Psychology
• Operations Management in Business
• Management Essentials
• Business Mathematics
• Business Communication
• Business Creativity and Innovation
• Fundamentals of Finance
• Introduction to Business Law
• Microeconomics
• Business Portfolio
• Human Resource Management
• Entrepreneurship and Small Business Operation
• Organisational Behaviour
• Financial Accounting Techniques
• Macroeconomics
• Introduction to Marketing

MPU (MOHE Compulsory General Studies Modules)

U1: Pengajian Malaysia (Malaysian) U1: Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (International)
U2: Entrepreneurship
U3: Moral and Ethics in Malaysian Society
U4 : Co-Curricular


Diploma to Degree (Business) allows students to start their Diploma at Raffles Kuala Lumpur (RKL) with a guaranteed pathway to the degree offered at Raffles University Iskandar (RUI).

This is a direct pathway for RKL-Diploma in Business Studies (2 years) with progression to RUI-Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) (2 years) with attractive tuition fees package.

For more information: ask@raffles.edu.my


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