Professional Diploma in Business Administration

Our Business Programmes are designed to provide students with a broad-based and strong business foundation, in preparation for a successful career in the global business world.


The Professional DIPLOMA in BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (PDBA) diploma program is a part-time professional diploma program designed to equip executives and working adult with methods to address complex industry and organizational challenges. The program integrates of experiential learning to provide a broad theoretical perspective of current business issues as well as a strong foundation in applied research and analysis to enrich critical knowledge, skills and abilities.

The PDBA experience challenges you to sharpen your critical and analytical expertise. You will develop your research skills to become an expert in your field with a proven ability to think outside of the box.

The program is designed to fit the demanding lifestyle of executives and professionals, meaning that you can take your career to the next level whilst maintaining a healthy work-life balance.

Assessment Methods:

100% coursework and Assignment


10 months

Learning and Teaching Metahods:

  • Face-to-face tutorial sessions
  • Online tutorial sessions
  • Guest lecture series (prominent speakers from the industry and academic institutions)
  • WhatsApp group
  • Field visits (e.g. business organizations, universities, non-governmental organizations, government-related corporations, etc.)

Entry Requirement:

  1. Pass SPM / Equivalent with minimum 1 year working exprerience: OR
  2. Pass STPM / EquivalentASS; OR
  3. Any other professional qualifications with relevant working experience approved by the University Senate

Awarded by : University Technology Mara (UiTM – iCEPS)