Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) – ODL



Elevate Your Career on Your Terms: BBA (Hons) – ODL Mode!

Juggling work, family, and personal goals can leave little room for pursuing your business education. But what if you could earn a prestigious Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) degree while still managing your busy life?

At SIUC, we understand the needs of working adults. Our Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) offered through Open and Distance Learning (ODL) provides the flexibility you crave without sacrificing academic excellence.

This ODL program delivers the rigorous curriculum and exceptional learning outcomes as our on-campus BBA (Hons) program. You’ll gain the same in-depth knowledge of core business functions like accounting, finance, marketing, human resources, and operations management. However, you’ll enjoy the flexibility to:

  • Earning a Degree Recognized by Employers: This prestigious degree opens doors to exciting new job opportunities across diverse industries.
  • Boosting Your Promotion Potential: Stand out from the competition with a recognized qualification, demonstrating your commitment to professional development.
  • Fast-Track Your Career Advancement: Gain the knowledge and skills required for senior management positions, accelerating your climb to the top.

The ODL Advantage for Working Adults:

  • Learn on Your Schedule: Master business concepts through online modules, complete assignments at your convenience, and participate in virtual discussions when it fits your life.
  • Balance Work and Education: Seamlessly integrate your studies into your existing commitments, progressing towards your degree without sacrificing work or family time.
  • No Commutes, More Time: Eliminate time-consuming commutes and focus on learning and applying your knowledge.
  • Global Learning Community: Network with a diverse online community of students, gaining valuable insights from a wider perspective.

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Upon completion of this programme, the graduates will be able to:

  1. Assess in-depth theories and concepts in business.
  2. Analyse in-depth and comprehensive business knowledge to think critically in managing complex problems in business organisations using different approaches.
  3. Organise tasks/operations ethically and flexibly within business organisations with notable empathy.
  4. Demonstrate effective and creative written and oral communication and collaborative skills with diverse stakeholders.
  5. Propose relevant digital skills for work/study that includes awareness towards digital security threat.
  6. Analyse numerical and graphical data to assist decision making in work/study.
  7. Justifies action to demonstrate leadership skills and responsibility, adapting to situation, accepting diversity and being flexible in managing business organisations.
  8. Pursue self-improvement for academic and career development while enhancing emotional intelligence.
  9. Form entrepreneurship skills in resolving business problems including exploration of gig economy.


Normal Entry

1-A pass in STPM with at least Grade C (GP 2.0) in any TWO subjects*;


2-A pass in STAM with at least Grade Jayyid*;


3-Matriculation or Foundation with at least CGPA of 2.00;


4-A Diploma (Level 4, MQF) with at least CGPA of 2.00;


5-An Advanced Diploma (Level 5, MQF) with at least CGPA of 2.00;


6-A Diploma Kemahiran Malaysia (DKM) / Diploma Vokasional Malaysia (DVM) subjected to HEP Senate / Academic Board’s approval***;


7-A Diploma Lanjutan Kemahiran Malaysia (DLKM) subjected to HEP Senate / Academic Board’s approval***;

  • Note for (vi) & (vii): SIUC will conduct screening and provide necessary guidance specific to the discipline of the programme.


8-Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government.

*Additional requirement: A pass in Mathematics and English at SPM level or equivalent qualifications. (Refer to the table of notes (*) at the end of this section.)

APEL.A Entry

Possess an APEL.A certificate from MQA for admission into bachelor programmes; OR

  1. Malaysian; and
  2. 21 years old and above in the year of application; and
  3. Possess relevant previous working experience/learning; and
  4. Pass APEL.A assessment by SIUC for entry into bachelor programmes.


The current applied academic criteria for international students may vary for different countries. The admission criteria will be analysed for its equivalence with MQA standards.

English Competency Requirement (International Student):

Achieve a minimum Band 3 in MUET OR equivalent to CEFR (Low B2)**.


Programme Structure

Semester   1

BBO1013 Introduction to Business

BBO1023 Principles of Management

BBO1033 Business Law

BBO1043 Entrepreneurship

BBO1053 Organisational Behaviour

BBO1063 Principles of Marketing

BBO1143 Business Accounting


Semester 2

BBO1073 Business Ethics

BBO1083 Business Statistics

BBO1093 Operations Management

BBO1103 Human Resource Management

BBO1113 E-Commerce

BBO1123 Business Finance

BBO1133 Customer Service

BUC1113 Critical Thinking

Semester 3

MPU3122 Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (TITAS)

MPU3142 Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2

MPU3112 Hubungan Etnik

MPU3172 Malaysian Studies 3

BBO2013 Digital Business

BBO2023 Principles of Microeconomics

BBO2033 International Business Management

BBO2043 Business Communication

BBO2053 Leadership

BBO2063 Supply Chain Management

Semester 4

MPU3202 Creativity and Innovation Skills

MPU3302 Integrity and Anti-Corruption

BBO2073 Strategic Information Systems

BBO2083 Principles of Macroeconomics

BBA2093 International Trade and Policy

BBO2103 Global Marketing

BBO2113 Organisational Theory and Design

BBO2123 Procurement Management and Sourcing

Semester 5

BUC3013 Business Research Methodology

BBO3013 Total Quality Management

BBO3023 The Foreign Exchange Market

BBO3033 Retail Management

BBO3043 Strategic Management

BBO3053 Project Management

Semester 6

BBO3063 Inventory Management

BBO3073 Occupational Safety and Health Management

BUC3023 Career Planning

BUC3033 Cross-Cultural Management

BUC3043 Project Paper


Dreaming of career advancement but squeezed for time?

   Our BBA (Hons)-(ODL) will propel your career forward while you work:

  • New Job Opportunities: Earn a prestigious degree recognized by employers across industries, opening doors to exciting career shifts or higher-level positions.
  • Enhanced Promotion Potential: Stand out from the competition with a recognized qualification. Demonstrate your commitment to professional development and impress potential employers or superiors.
  • Fast-Track to Leadership Roles: Gain the knowledge and skills required for senior management positions. This ODL program equips you to confidently navigate complex business challenges and lead your team to success.