Diploma in Business

For SPM school-leavers who have obtained at least 3 credits in your results, congratulations! You are eligible to enrol directly into the Diploma in Business Administration course at ATC College, which will give you access into the Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) degree programme upon completion. (And for those of you who do not qualify for the Diploma course, but has at least 1 credit in SPM, you are eligible to enrol into our Certificate in Business Administration programme, after which, you will be able to enter into the Diploma programme.)

The Diploma in Business Administration is recognised by the Ministry of Education and accredited by the Malaysia Qualification Agency (MQA). Upon your graduation with this qualification, you will have the option to further your studies to a business degree, or kick-start your career in any of the administrative, sales, accounting, finance, human resource, or marketing positions with potential to move up to management, or even take the entrepreneurial path and start your own business! Employers recognise the Diploma in Business Administration qualification in private companies, government sectors, as well as non-profit organisations.


  • January
  • May
  • September
  • Duration

  • 7 semesters / 2.5 years

  • Campus

  • Penang Campus

  • Subject
    The subjects in the Diploma in Business Administration are as follows:

    • Introduction to Accounting
    • Business Issues
    • Business and Society
    • Marketing
    • Introduction to Business
    • Business Mathematics
    • Business Law
    • E-commerce
    • Microeconomics
    • Macroeconomics
    • English Language 1
    • English Language 2
    • Introduction to Finance
    • International Marketing
    • Organisational Behaviour
    • Management Organisation
    • Business Research Method
    • Human Resource Management
    • International Business
    • Principles of Management
    • Business Communication
    • Operation Management
    • Ethics and Organisation
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Principles of Marketing
    • Marketing Management
    • Hubungan Ethnic
    • Malaysian Studies
    • Moral Studies
    • Time and Stress Management

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    The Diploma in Business Administration is a 2 and a half year programme, with 7 semesters. This Diploma course offers a wide range of subjects which focuses on the development of knowledge and skills in key business functions critical to the day-to-day running of the organisation, such as accounting, marketing, business, economics, finance, operations, entrepreneurship, and more. It also covers the hot topic of e-commerce to future-proof your career and business.

    The Diploma programme opens doors to a wide variety of jobs. You will be equipped with employability skills that are highly sought-after by employers. You will develop essential working skills such as critical thinking, problem-solving, IT savvy, communication skills, resourcefulness, leadership, organisational skills. You can choose to work in companies in any industry, from banking to investment, medical, IT, shipping, public relations, retail, insurance, hospitality, education, and so on, as there will be a need for business administrators to manage the companies’ activities.

    You will find that studying at ATC College is a very memorable and rewarding experience. We have lectures, tutorials, and online learning lined up for you, taught by tutors and lecturers, who are a combination of academics and practitioners. They are highly experienced with outstanding credentials. You will get to learn real-life examples and case studies of actual business practices and scenarios from industry experts and bosses who share their knowledge and experience in the seminars and training workshops organised by ATC College. We want you to be able to hit the ground running as soon as you graduate. As such, you will also have opportunities for industry placement for internships as well as participation in business modelling workshops to hone your entrepreneurship skills. And to top it off, we have many college activities, clubs, societies, and international competitions for you to develop leadership skills and confidence.

    Diploma in Business Administration
    Registration Fee: RM600
    Tuition Fee: RM17,000

    Why Choose Us​

    Surprisingly Affordable Fees

    We have made it possible for you to obtain a world-class qualification of high international standards at a much lower cost than ever before. Now it’s up to you to make the best of this opportunity to level-up your game in the real world.

    Award-Winning Institution

    In our tradition of distinction, ATC College has been awarded the University of London’s 150th-Anniversary Award for Excellence, and proudly holds the worldwide record as the private law school with the most London law awards. We are also recognized by the Cambridge International Examination as a registered centre for A-Level examinations.

    Strategic Campus Location

    Our campus is located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, where it is easily accessible via public transportation, and surrounded by public amenities such as banks, restaurants, shopping centres and hypermarkets.

    Over 3 Decades of Experience

    We have been making high quality education accessible to as many people as possible since ATC College was founded in 1988. Since then, ATC College has been held in high esteem as the hallmark of excellence in education.

    Over 9,000 Graduates

    Proven track record of stellar results. We are proud that over 9,000 students have graduated with prestigious degrees and they are prominent leaders in their chosen fields.

    Industry-Driven Methodologies

    Cutting-edge teaching-learning methodologies are used to facilitate learning through immersion by conducting mock court cases and business scenarios, and discussing real life case studies. You will develop analytical and critical thinking skills.

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