DiBA-Diploma in Business Administration



Awarded programme from Mantissa College

DiBA-Diploma in Business Administration

Programme Overview

The Diploma in Business Administration (DiBA) programme at Mantissa College provides students with a broad understanding of general business principles and practices
The programme equips students with administrative and organisational skills to become efficient and effective administrators
The programme also aims to equip students with relevant knowledge and key business skills to deal effectively in a rapidly changing business environment
Generally, the programme covers both the breadth and the inter-disciplinary aspect of the business. It balances conceptual knowledge with an applied curriculum that is also suitable for various positions in various industries
Upon completion of this programme, students will be more confident and get a competitive edge which leads to enhanced employment opportunities
The DiBA programme provides a solid foundation in general business for an undergraduate degree in Business Administration or related areas. DiBA provides an entry into the BBA-Bachelor of Business Administration programme at Mantissa College

DiBA Programme Facts

  • MQA Code: MQA A9523 View from MQA Website
  • MOHE Approval Code: R2/481/4/0182
  • Awarding Body: Mantissa College
  • Mode of Study: Face-to-Face DiBA / Online DiBA
  • Study Duration:
    Face-to-Face DiBA-Min 6 Semesters - Max 9 Semesters
    Online DiBA-Min 24 Months- Max 36 Months
  • Class Schedule: Weekdays Lessons
  • Assessment: Quiz, Assignment, Final Exam

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Our Lecturers


Dr William Chua

Principal of Mantissa College

PhD from MMU, MBA from Brunel University / Henley Management College 1995, BSc in Maths & Education. Prof Dr William Chua has taught in MBA and Doctorate Programme with over 30 years of experiences


Dr Ian

External Lecturer

Ph.D in Business Management from Bulacan State University, Master of Commerce from the University of Southern Queensland, BA (Hons) from Charles Sturt University. Prof Ian Mackechnie has been involved in undergraduate and postgraduate studies in several international universities over 20 years


Dr Prabakaran Kesavan

External Lecturer

DBA from the University of South Australia. He has a Master of Law degree from the University of Staffordshire with specialisation in International Business Law. MSc in International Marketing from the University of Strathclyde, Scotland and BSc in Management, University of Science, Malaysia.

Programme Structure

Subjects Taught

01) Introduction to Accounting (4)

02) Computer Fundamental & Applications (4)

03) Business Mathematics (4)

04) Marketing (3)

05) Management Practice (4)

06) Organizational Behavior (4)

07) Business Ethics (4)

08) Managerial Accounting (4)

09) College Writing Skills (3)

10) Academic Writing & Research (3)

11) Introduction to statistics (4)  

12) Microeconomics (3)

13) Finance (4)


14) Macroeconomics (3)

15) Business Law (4)

16) Entrepreneurial Project (4)

17) Financial Accounting (4)

18) Taxation (4)

19) Principles of Auditing (4)

20) Human Resource Management (4)

21) Information System Management (4)

22) Bahasa Kebangsaan A*/Communications Skills (3)

23) Pengajian Malaysia 2 (1)/ Bahasa Melayu komunikasi 1 (2)(3) 

24) Moral & Ethics (3)

25) Co-curriculum (2)


Note: (1)= For Local students only

            (2)= For International students only 

            (*)= Local students without credit BM in SPM

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Entry Requirements

For Malaysian and International Students:

  • Possess a minimum 3 credits in SPM / O-Level / STPM / A-Level of ; OR
  • Possess a minimum 3B's in UEC OR
  • Possess a recognise Certificate OR
  • Possess an APEL T4-Accreditation Prior Experiential Learning
  • Other recognised equivalent qualification

Not having a minimum of 3 Credits in SPM / O-Level? Don't worry, Malaysian candidate can apply via APEL T4 to gain entry into this Diploma programme Read More on APEL T4


How to Apply for the DiBA?


Documents Needed (For Malaysian and Non-Malaysian Applicant)
1) Scan copy of your SPM / O-Level / STPM / A-Level / UEC / Diploma / APEL T4-Accreditation Prior Experential Learning 

Additional Documents for Non-Malaysian Applicant
2) Passport Profile Page 

After that, submit your documents via 'Online Application' below! 
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