MQA/FA11347  | KPT/N/345/4/1108 (11/23)

Awarded by Raffles College of Higher Education, Kuala Lumpur

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

Course Fees:
RM 47,000 (International)


Possesses SPM/IGCSE/O-Level with at least credit in THREE subjects; OR
Possesses SKM Level 3 in the related field; (Note: The HEPs are required to conduct screening and provide appropriate bridging courses specific to the discipline of the programme); OR
A Certificate (Level 3, MQF) in the related field with at least a CGPA of 2.00; OR
A pass in Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia (STPM) / A-Level with at least Grade C (GP 2.0) in any subject; OR
A pass in Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM) with at least Grade Maqbul; OR
Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government.


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

Other Equivalent English Competency


International business is a vital area in the business environment as it fuels competition in domestic markets and provides various opportunities to enter global markets.

The Diploma in International Business equips students with various international business know-how and competencies to be agile in the evolving era of globalisation. This course gives a prime focus on both theoretical and hands-on aspects of international business, with the intention to enhance students with relevant mastery and understanding of the diverse international business opportunities.

Upon completion of the course, students will be equipped with sufficient theoretical and practical knowledge to understand the ever-changing globalized business world and to pursue a career in a multicultural commercial setting or in an international environment.

  • Introduction to Business Studies
  • Fundamental of Management
  • Academic Reading and Writing
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Business Mathematics
  • Introduction to Business Law
  • E-Commerce Principles
  • Business Statistics
  • Financial Accounting
  • Fundamental of Finance
  • International Business
  • Principles of Economics
  • Management and Organizational Behaviour
  • International Finance Management
  • International Business Law
  • Professional Writing and Communication
  • Human Resource Management
  • Global Supply Chain
  • Global Logistics Systems and Terminal Operation
  • International Economics
  • International Marketing
  • International Management
  • Export Management
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Strategic Management
  • Project Management
  • U1: Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (International)
  • U1: Philosophy and Current Issues
  • U2: Bahasa Kebangsaan A (Malaysian without Credit in Bahasa Melayu)
  • U2: Entrepreneurship
  • U3: Moral Issues in Malaysian Society
  • U4: Co-curricular


A diploma in International Business can fetch a variety of career opportunities. They can be employed in multinational corporations and organizations dealing with business at both the local and international levels.

Areas of employment include:

  • Import Export Sales Executive
  • International Business Development Analyst
  • Global Business Consultant
  • International Financial Trader and Dealer
  • Global Market Researcher
  • International Marketing and Supply Chain Expert
  • Global Entrepreneur
  • International Sales and Marketing Specialist


Students who are enrolled in Raffles benefit from a quality education with a well-rounded hands-on experience relevant to the industry. This enables them to improve their career opportunities.

Studying in a multi-national environment enables our students to expand their personal network, be exposed to international perspectives, and greatly enhance career opportunities beyond their home country.

Advanced standing entry to Year 3 of the following 4-year degree:

  • BA (Hons) Events Management
  • BA (Hons) International Hospitality Management
  • BA (Hons) International Tourism Management
  • BA (Hons) Media
  • BA (Hons) Management
  • BA (Hons) Management with Marketing
  • BA (Hons) International Business Management
  • BA (Hons) Management with HRM
  • BA (Hons) Digital Marketing (from Sep 2021)


Our distinguished Industry Advisory Panel (IAP) for Business ensures that our courses offered are relevant to the current industry needs and practices. The IAP advises and assists in providing students with internship opportunities and sharing insights and industry trends with our students.

The Industry Advisory Panels (IAPs) consist of industry practitioners, leaders, and innovators from the corporate sector, start-ups, enterprises, and government agencies; serve a strategic role in providing industry perspectives and support for the Business Department’s courses and strategic directions; as well as linking the Business Department to the corporate world and government agencies.

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