Certificate in Business Studies (CBS)


This course is approved by the National Accreditation Council and the Ministry of Higher Education of Malaysia. This internally developed Certificate programme allows entry to school-leavers. Upon completion of the Certificate programme, student’s may enroll in Diploma and Degree programmes at ATC and our partner universities.

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This four semester programme provides a foundation in business education and allows you to either enter the business industry or continue with your academic pathway towards a Business degree

Course Aims
  • To prepare students with the fundamentals of business
  • To provide flexibility, knowledge, skills and motivation
  • To develop a range of skills and techniques required in order to be employed as an apprentice or junior assistant.
  • Key Features
  • A flexibly designed programme that allows modular learning
  • An experienced and dedicated faculty of full-time lecturers
  • Comprehensive materials
  • Seminars & training workshops
  • Access to a variety of clubs and societies for extra-curricular activities
  • Financial assistance in the form of scholarships and study loans
  • A central and easily accessible location
  • Accommodation upon request
  • Recognised entry for UOL – London School of Economic and Political Science, UK and other partner universities in the UK, USA and Australia.
  • Key Features
  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Introduction to Microeconomics
  • Basic Business Statistics
  • Introduction to Management
  • Basic Financial Accounting
  • Introduction to Macroeconomics
  • Introduction to Business Communication
  • Introduction to Business Mathematics
  • Introduction to Electronic Commerce
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Fundamentals of Finance
  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Computer Application
  • Introduction to Business Law
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan (A&B)
  • Malaysian Studies
  • Moral / Islamic Studies
  • Entry Requirements
    1. 1 credit in SPM (including a pass in BM)
    2. UEC
    3. equivalent qualifications
    4. Course duration:15 months

    Awarding body; ATC College : Direct Entry to St.Mary’s University College’s Bachelor (Hons) in Management Studies.

    Starting Date: 12th January 2015

    Day / Time 10.00 am – 1.00 pm 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm 6.30 pm – 9.30 pm
    Monday Introduction to Business Law Introduction to Business Communication Introduction to Business Communications
    Tuesday   Introduction to Macroeconomics Introduction to Business Mathematics
    Wednesday     Introduction to Management
    Thursday   Introduction to E-Commerce  
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    Subject Lecturer
    Introduction to Business Law tbc
    Introduction to Business Communications Ms Punitha
    Introduction to Macroeconomics Mr Sevakumar
    Introduction to E-Commerce Pn Azlina
    Introduction to Management Mr Sevakumar
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    Note: This is tentative time table and subject to changes

    Oxford Brookes University, UK

    Oxford Brookes is located in the heart of rural England and home to 150,000 people. It is the UK’s leading modern university from 2001 to 2008 (The Sunday Times). It has the highest scores for teaching quality. They also have a network of 17,000 alumni around the world.

    ATC’s School of Business & Management has forged an articulation into their Honours degree in Business and Business & Marketing Management.

    Oxford Brookes University, UK

    The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) is one of the foremost social science universities in the world.

    It is a specialist university with an international intake and a global reach. Its research and teaching spans the full breadth of the social sciences, from economics, politics and law to sociology, anthropology, accounting and finance and, as the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise found, it has the highest percentage of world-leading research of any university in the UK

    Students who wish to pursue their studies in London with LSE, can do so by completing the Certificate in Business Studies at ATC Business School.

    St Mary’s University College, UK

    The St Mary’s University College School of Management and Social Sciences aims to provide a high quality vocationally-centred education through its undergraduate and professional programmes and is a member of the Association of Business Schools.

    The School is also focused on addressing the local, regional and international development needs of business with the Centre for Workplace Learning, facilitating knowledge exchange between the School and the wider business community.

    University Of The West Of England Bristol Frenchay Campus, UK

    The University of the West of England in Bristol, United Kingdom is marking its longstanding partnership with Universities and Colleges in South East (SE) Asia with a tour of Malaysia and Vietnam, ATC being one of them.