• Faculty of Business and Economics
  • umfpe@um.edu.my
  • +603 7967 3800


• The University Malaya (UM), Master of Management (MM) is an integrated programme designed for aspiring managers and executives primarily focusing on management skills, business decision-making, and international business. The programme provides skills and knowledge across a broad range of management disciplines and aimed for the graduates to be able to contribute significantly to the management through self-development during their life-long career.

• The design of the course structure is entrenched on the students to understand the core business and management theories/concepts and applying them to solve real-life complex issues faced daily by contemporary companies and organisations.

• Through a combination of lectures, case studies, written assignments, group projects, presentations, and class discussions, each student is equipped with a practical approach to the exploration of management practice. MM is the logical choice for managers and executives, who wished to continue their life-long learning.

• The pedagogies are aimed at optimising the efficiency of the learning process. Each student is required to complete a minimum of 43 credit hours of learning and research activities. On average, the students would require 1.5 to 2 years of study.

*This information will be used to intake semester 1 2021/2022 onwards


Graduates with MM degree have the opportunities to move up the ladder to a higher executive position within an organisation. The graduates can move up into the management area of their careers not just in business organisations but also in other fields such as healthcare, engineering, retailing, hospitality and public sector.

• The programme offers weekend classes from 9.00 am until 6.00 pm with the emphasis on quality teaching and student participation. The minimum and maximum periods of candidature are three (3) and eight (8) semesters respectively. It should be noted that any complete withdrawal from the semester(s) by the candidate, the withdrawn semester shall be counted as part of the student’s candidature period for completion.
• Courses are divided into two (2) categories: core or compulsory, and elective or optional courses. Additionally, the students are required to undertake a research project in their area of interest. The design of each course and its composition is to maximise the students’ learning experiences and develop skills, which are key for their career development. Students are required to take a total of 43 credit hours as follows:


*Core Courses 30
*Elective Courses 6
Research Project 7
Total 43

*Each core and elective courses carry 3 credit hours.


Applicants for the programme should possess:

  • A bachelor’s degree in any field with a minimum CGPA of 3.00 out of 4.00 or its equivalent from a recognised university; and
  • A minimum of overall IELTS (Academic) score of Band 6.0 with a score of 6.0 for each components  (Writing, Speaking. Reading and Listening) OR TOEFL score 550 (paper) / 213 (computer) OR PTE score of 55 for the paper-based (Academic) for international application whose first language is not English; and 
  • PASS the interview by Faculty.

February and September

Before you begin the online application process, please ensure that you meet ALL of the entry requirements for your preferred degree. You are required to upload ALL original evidence in the online application. Incomplete applications will not be processed. The Faculty does not issue a conditional offer letter to applicants. The University processing fee is not refundable.



Marketing Unit
Level 4, Azman Hashim Building,
Faculty of Business and Economics,
Universiti Malaya,
50603 Kuala Lumpur,
Tel : +603-7967 3820 / 3918
Email: umfbe_mac@um.edu.my

Last Update: 28/05/2024