Bachelor of Management in International Business (Honours) (N/345/6/0756 ● MQA/FA5302)


Medium of InstructionEnglish

IntakesFebruary, April, September

Duration3 years


The international business programme at Xiamen University (XMU) is offered by the School of Economics, the first school of economics ever established among the national key comprehensive universities in mainland China. The economics programme at XMU has always ranked among the top five in mainland China. According to the 2013 Tilburg University Worldwide Economics Schools Research Ranking, XMU ranked among the top four in China and 16th in Asia for the number of published articles in prestigious international publications. We are supported by a strong faculty consisting of 12 professors, 13 associate professors and 5 assistant professors. 80% of the faculty are Ph.D. degree holders with academic credentials awarded by world-famous universities. We place great emphasis on the research of theories and policies of international economy and trade, while maintaining a continuing interest in monitoring the actual dynamics and mechanisms of international businesses and overseas investment.

Our programme at Xiamen University Malaysia Campus is designed to build a broad understanding of global business trends and issues, especially multinational businesses and their marketing strategies. With their newly acquired business acumen and skills, graduates are expected to excel in their chosen vocation by making use of their unique educational experience to deal with cross-cultural sensitivity during trans-border interactions and engagements.

Programme Highlights
  • A unique platform that facilitates the acquisition of a comprehensive set of knowledge and skills in the areas of international business, trade and investment as well as cross-cultural communication.

  • A popular programme that benefits from innovative teaching and scholastic pursuits.

  • A rare opportunity that offers a window to the world of doing business in China, Malaysia and beyond.

Main Courses Offered

Common Core Courses


Quantitative Methods and Data Analysis I

Principles of Accounting


Quantitative Methods and Data Analysis II

Principles of Management

Statistics for Business

Principles of Finance

International Economics

Principles of Marketing

Organizational Behavior

Research Methodology

Strategic Management


Major Core Courses

International Business

International Human Resource Management

International Finance

International Business Law

Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management

International Marketing Management


Doing Business in China

Industrial Training


Elective Courses

Cross-border Mergers and Acquisitions

Business Communication

International Corporate Governance

Basic Econometrics

Business and the Economy of China

International Corporate Finance

Consumer Behavior

Multinational companies, financial organisations, institutions of higher learning, and government organisations

Entry Requirement

A pass in STPM with at least a Grade C (GP 2.0) in any 2 subjects

A level

A pass in A-Level with at least a Grade D in any 2 subjects

UECA pass in UEC with at least a Grade B in 5 subjects
Foundation/MatriculationA pass in Foundation/Matriculation with at least CGPA 2.0 out of 4.0
DiplomaA pass in Diploma with at least CGPA 2.0 out of 4.0
ANDMathematics and English Language - a pass in SPM or a Grade C7 in UEC or the equivalent


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