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Dual Degree MBA (ASEAN Business)

To further provide MBA aspirants with more competitive advantages, USM has partnered with Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB) to offer Dual Degree MBA, with the specialisation in ASEAN Business.
This programme is ideal for those who aspired to achieve greater heights of success, as it equips you with a thorough grounding in the main functional areas of business, and explore the emerging challenges facing business, especially in the ASEAN context. It is designed to prepare and stimulate graduates for self-development or embark on professional careers.
Our Online, flexible learning MBA is designed to equip you with the knowledge, skills and experience to become a Great Business Leader. This Dual Degree MBA is a Flexible Learning programme delivered through Online, without interrupting your career. Over your candidature period (2 – 5 years, depending on your own pace), you study and share experiences with like-minded professionals from a wide variety of managerial backgrounds and industries. As such, you will have access to the extensive USM and ITB alumni networks. Co-facilitated by ITB experts, this programme will not only advance your business and management knowledge, but offers a highly experiential and collaborative learning experience that will transform your personal and professional lives.

  • Bachelor’s degree from a university recognised by the USM’s Senate or an equivalent qualification:
  • A minimum CGPA of 2.75/4.00 or equivalent and a minimum of 1 year working experience; or
  • A minimum CGPA of 3.50/4.00 or equivalent (without working experience)
  • Individuals with working experience but lack of formal academic qualifications to pursue their tertiary studies can apply for Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) certificate.
  • English Language Requirements (Applicable for International Applicants Only)
    The minimum score for each programme can be vary from the below list, candidates are required to check for each programme requirements.
  • A minimum score of 40 for TOEFL (Internet-based); or
  • A minimum of Band 7.5 for TOEFL Essentials (Online); or
  • A minimum of Band 5 for IELTS; or
  • A minimum score of 47 for PTE; or
  • A minimum score of 154 for Cambridge English (CAE/CPE); or
  • A minimum score of 154 for Linguaskill Online; or
  • A minimum of Band 3.5 for MUET

Exemption can be given to candidate if:

  • Candidate graduated from an Institution of Higher Learning in which the medium of instruction at Bachelor and/or Master degree level is English (statement of proof required)

Fee Structure:
Courses, Registration Calendar, and Fee Structure for each semester:

Program Educational Outcome for MBA Program:
PEO 1 Progression of career within their chosen profession
PEO 2 The trust and respects of others as effective and ethical team members
PEO 3 A reputation as a source of reference for creative, innovative and sustainable solution
PEO 4 Positions of leadership in an organisation and/or on teams
MBA Program Learning Outcomes:
PLO 1 To provide solid understanding on the knowledge within the relevant business disciplines.
PLO 2 To develop critical, innovative thinking, and problem-solving
PLO 3 To develop effective communication skills.
PLO 4 To develop ethical and responsible leadership skills
PLO 5 To develop effective teamwork.
PLO 6 To develop awareness on business sustainability