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What is IMU’s undergraduate studies in Healthcare Management about? In this digital and technology-laden era, the healthcare industry is evolving at such an astonishing pace that professionals who aspire to management can ill afford to stand still. Healthcare managers are required to address not only the expectations of patients’ but also of their families and communities.

Business Administration with Healthcare Management Degree

The healthcare industry has an increasing need for healthcare professional graduates knowledgeable about the healthcare system and skilled in management and administration. BBAHM programme aims to equip students with relevant knowledge and competencies in leading and managing the various facets and challenges in managing day-to-day business operations. Although branded as Healthcare Management, the programme can also serve the non-healthcare industries since the core modules are the business and management modules.

In addition, BBAHM graduates will have the academic grounding needed to move throughout health-related industries at different junctures of their careers. Hence, the programme will give them an added platform ahead of others with the same Business degree.

Key Facts

DEGREE

  • Bachelor of Business Administration with Healthcare Management (Honours)

Commencement

  • July and September 2024

Total Duration

  • 3 years

Tuition Fees

Why Study Business Administration with Healthcare Management at IMU?

Industry Attachments

Authentic work experience in various settings to gain practical skills.

Strong linkages with healthcare-related industries

Accessible to prominent industrial experts.
Industry-relevant curriculum.

Contemporary Programme Content

Public health management.
Hospital Management and Administration.
Data Analytics.

Programme Structure

Semester Contents

Semester 1 Semester 2 Short Semester
  • Marketing
  • Microeconomics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Digital Business
  • Human Resources Management
  • Principles of Healthcare Management
  • Macroeconomics
  • Management Information System
  • Fundamental of Finance
  • Health Informatics and Business Analytics
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban OR;
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2
  • Falsafah dan Isu Semasa
  • Integrity and Anti-Corruption
Semester 3 Semester 4 Short Semester
  • Operations Management
  • Healthcare Quality Management
  • Healthcare Cybersecurity
  • Medical Tourism
  • Health Economics
  • Healthcare System Operation
  • Managing Conflict and Change in Healthcare
  • Business Data Analytics
  • Healthcare Risk Management
  • Health Education and Promotion
  • International Business
  • English for Health Sciences
  • Social Responsibility
Semester 5 Semester 6
  • Professionalism in Healthcare
  • Research Methodology
  • Issues In Healthcare Management
  • Ethics and Health Law
  • Strategic Management
  • Healthcare Issues in Culturally Diverse
    Populations
  • Industrial Training

Entry Requirement

Examinations Requirements
A-Levels DD
AND
Pass in English and Mathematics at SPM Level (This can be exempted if achieved the same result at Pre-University level)
STPM CC
AND
Pass in English and Mathematics at SPM Level (This can be exempted if achieved the same result at Pre-University level)
Australian Matriculation ATAR 60
AND
Pass in English and Mathematics at SPM Level (This can be exempted if achieved the same result at Pre-University level)
NCEA 50%
AND
Pass in English and Mathematics at SPM Level (This can be exempted if achieved the same result at Pre-University level)
Canadian Grade 12/13 60% aggregate in 6 subjects
AND
Pass in English and Mathematics at SPM Level (This can be exempted if achieved the same result at Pre-University level)
Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) B in 5 subjects
AND
Pass in English and Mathematics at SPM Level (This can be exempted if achieved the same result at Pre-University level)
Australian University Foundation Programmes 50% or ATAR 60
AND
Pass in English and Mathematics at SPM Level (This can be exempted if achieved the same result at Pre-University level)
Indian Pre-University Average of 50%
AND
Pass in English and Mathematics at SPM Level (This can be exempted if achieved the same result at Pre-University level)
Ministry of Education (MOE) Matriculation cGPA 2.00
AND
Pass in English and Mathematics at SPM Level (This can be exempted if achieved the same result at Pre-University level)
International Baccalaureate (IB) 24 points
AND
Pass in English and Mathematics at SPM Level (This can be exempted if achieved the same result at Pre-University level)
American High School Diploma cGPA 2.00
AND
Pass in English and Mathematics at SPM Level (This can be exempted if achieved the same result at Pre-University level)
Foundation Studies # IMU Foundation in Science / Foundation in Arts / equivalent

cGPA 2.00

AND

Pass in English and Mathematics at SPM level (This can be exempted if achieved the same result at Pre-University level)

Degree ~
Diploma Diploma in any field – cGPA 2.00
*Credit exemption can be considered on case by case basis

# The duration of this programme must be a minimum of 1 year in the same accredited institution and foundation in other disciplines are accepted.

Foundation in Science
  • Foundation in Science qualifications from other higher education institutions will be considered on a case by case basis for admission into the local IMU programmes.
  • Students with IMU Foundation in Science can apply into IMU programmes and programmes with selected credit transfer options, upon meeting the entry requirement eligibility. ** (Please refer to IMU Foundation in Science brochure for more details)
For admissions into the IMU Foundation in Science programme, students will need:
  • Pass SPM / O-Levels with minimum 5 credits in Mathematics, 2 Science subjects and 2 other subjects. Note: Specific SPM / O-Levels requirements may be needed for admissions into IMU programmes.

English Language Requirement

For Malaysian Student For International Student
MUET Band score of 3; or
IELTS Overall band score of 5.5; or Overall band score of 5.5; or
TOEFL iBT Overall score of 46; or Overall score of 46; or
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) Overall score of 160; or Overall score of 160; or
Cambridge English : Proficiency (CPE) Overall score of 160; or Overall score of 160; or
Cambridge Linguaskill Overall score of 160; or Overall score of 160; or
Pearson Test of English (PTE) Overall score of 51 Overall score of 51

The following categories of students are exempted from the English requirements:
Students who graduated from other institutions where the curriculum is delivered in English Language for example:

 

Advanced Levels / Australian Matriculation / Australian University Foundation Year / Canadian Matriculation / International Baccalaureate / Foundation in Science / Other Pre-University/  Programmes from Local Higher Education Institutions

 

* ONLY applicable for those who are completing the entire degree at IMU, Malaysia

Note

Please note that achieving the minimum Entry and English requirements as stated does not guarantee you admission into any of IMU’s programmes.

Please refer to our Student Admissions Policy for more information.

Application and Registration Fees

Fee Malaysian Student (RM) International Student (RM)
Application Fee 150 500
Registration Fee 850 2,000
Refundable Caution Deposit 1,000 1,000
  • Application fee is payable upon submission of application.
  • Registration fee and refundable caution deposit is payable upon acceptance of the offer letter issued by the IMU Admissions Office.
  • All students who are applying for the National Higher Education Fund (NHEF) loans are required to pay their semester fees in FULL by the due date stated in the invoice.
  • The fees quoted for partner universities are current estimates only.
  • Student must adhere to the Policy on Payment of Fees
  • All tuition and ancillary fees are subject to annual increases, currency exchange rates, and exclusive of levy and bridging fees (if any).
  • All students are required to pay Student Association Fees of RM40 per semester.
  • As stipulated by Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education, international students are required to pay Student Visa Application fee of RM2,500 AND personal bond (depending on nationality) upon registration.
  • Eligible students can receive a scholarship of up to RM 30,000, depending on their academic results. This scholarship will be applied starting from Semester 2 onwards.

Fee Structure

Malaysian Student

Total Duration (years) At IMU University
Year Tuition Fee (RM)
Per Year
Bachelor of Business Administration with Healthcare Management (Hons) 3 1 37,000
2 37,000
3 37,000
Total Fee 111,000

International Student

Total Duration (years) At IMU University
Year Tuition Fee (RM)
Per Year
Bachelor of Business Administration with Healthcare Management (Hons) 3 1 39,220
2 39,220
3 39,220
Total Fee 117,660

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is the duration of the BBA in Healthcare Management programme?

The programme takes three years to complete on a full-time basis.

What are the career opportunities for graduates of the BBA in Healthcare Management programme?

Graduates can pursue careers in healthcare administration, health audit and compliance, hospital management, and other related fields.

Can I pursue further studies after completing the BBA in Healthcare Management programme?

Yes, graduates may choose to pursue advanced degrees such as an MBA.

What are some of the core courses in the BBA in Healthcare Management programme?

Core courses include business and management modules such as marketing, human resources, finance, management and healthcare components covering healthcare policy and regulation, healthcare finance, operations management, and strategic management in healthcare.

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INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR ONE OF OUR PROGRAMMES?

You will need to prepare the following documents for your application:

  • Verified copies of your academic qualifications
  • Evidence of English language proficiency
  • A copy of your MyKad or the identification page of your passport

These supporting documents needs to be attached electronically to your application. Please note that all of our programmes require payment of a non-refundable application fee after the application has been submitted. Application will only be processed once the payment for application fee has been made.

We wish you all the best with your application, and hope we will be welcoming you into one of our programmes soon!

A Word from the Programme Director

DR MOHD ROSLAN ISMAIL

Programme Director
PhD (UTM), MBA (UUM), BBA (UUM)

“It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to the BBA with Healthcare Management (Honours) programme. Our programme is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in the dynamic and challenging field of healthcare management. Firstly, I want to emphasise the significance of this programme in preparing you for a successful career in the healthcare industry. The courses offered are designed to provide you with a strong foundation in business management while also focusing on the unique aspects of healthcare administration. Secondly, I encourage you to actively engage with the faculty and take advantage of the resources available to you. Our experienced faculty are here to support you in your academic journey and help you develop the necessary skills to excel in this field. Lastly, I urge you to stay updated on industry trends and developments. The healthcare landscape is constantly evolving, and it is crucial for you to stay informed about the latest advancements and challenges in the field. I look forward to seeing all of you thrive in the BBA in Healthcare Management programme.”

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