Master of Islamic Business Studies (MIBS)

Sarjana Pentadbiran Perniagaan (MBA)

Master of Islamic Business Studies (MIBS)

Course Overview

The aim of the Master of Science (Strategic Studies) programme is to produce graduates with the ability to think systematically and strategically when understanding, analysisng and addressing international issues across various disciplines relating to strategy.

Programme Structure

The programme is conducted for part-time mode. All students are required to complete 42 credits hour. The three (3) intakes available for UUM Postgraduate Programme: January, May and September.

Study Duration

Study Duration is 6 semesters / 2 years (minimum) until 15 semesters / 5 years (maximum). Lectures are conducted on weekends (Saturday & Sunday)

Our Master of Islamic Business Studies (MIBS) programme is internationally accredited by AACSB & MQA


Admission to Master of Islamic Business Studies (MIBS) can be granted based on the criteria specified below:
  1. A bachelor’s degree with Honours from Universiti Utara Malaysia or any other institu­tions of higher learning recognised by the University Senate with a CGPA of at least 2.75, OR
  2. A bachelor’s degree from Universiti Utara Malaysia or any other institutions of higher learning recognised by the University Senate with a CGPA of 2.00 to 2.74 and relevant WORK EXPERIENCE; OR 
  3. A diploma from any institutions of higher learning recognised by the University Senate with at least TEN (10) YEAR of relevant WORK EXPERIENCE, 35 YEARS or OLDER and passed APEL ASSESSMENT (LEVEL)7;  OR 
  4. Any other equivalent QUALIFICATIONS recognised by the University Senate;  AND Fulfill the ENGLISH LANGUAGE requirement as set by the University Senate.
Students are required to complete 42 credits:
  • Teras Program (Core Courses) – 18 credits
  • Elektif Program (Elective Courses) – 12 credits
  • Kertas Projek (Project Paper) – 12 credits

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Master of Islamic Business Studies (MIBS) – programme structure (42 credits)
  • Core Courses (18 credits) 

BIMM5013 Management and Organization from Islamic Perspective
BIEE5013 Islamic Economic
BISS5033 Deduction Method & Maqasid Shari’ah for Business
BIFF5063 Islamic Financial Market, Instruments and Institutions
BPMN6073 Research Method for Islamic Business Studies
BWSS5023 Islamic Financial Contracts and Maxims

  • Elective Courses (12 credits) 

BIMM5033 Decision Making and Syura in Organization
BIMM5043 Entrepreneurship from Islamic Perspective
BIMM5063 Human Resource Management from Islamic Perspective
BIMM5023 Leadership Theories & Leadership in Islam


  • Project Paper (12 credits)
    BPMZ6912 Project Paper
Total Fees (42 credits hour) RM 22,600 – Peninsular Malaysia & RM24,600 – Sabah & Sarawak 
  • Coursework (42 credits) – RM500/credit hour – Peninsular Malaysia & RM550/credit hours – Sabah & Sarawak
  • Service Charge – RM150/semester
  • Registration Fees – RM600 / pay only 1st semester
  • Total Tuition Fees – RM 22,600 – Peninsular Malaysia & RM24,600 – Sabah & Sarawak
Each application should enclose a processing fee of RM150 (Malaysian Applicant). Payment shall be made to: Uniutama Consultancy and Education. Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad: 02093010007784. 

The completed ONLINE APPLICATION FORM must be submitted with the following documents:

  1. Proof of payment  processing fee;
  2. Certified copies of Degree/equivalent qualifications, Malaysian University English Test (MUET)/ Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)/ International English Language Testing System (IELTS), professional certificates and full academics Transcripts;
  3. Employee Endorsement Letter;
  4. Letter of approval/official leave from employer/relevant authorities to pursue this programme;
  5. Two (2) copies of passport-sized coloured photographs for student application 
  6. Two (2) letters of recommendation or testimonial proving applicant’s potential for success in the desired programme

Please be informed that the acceptance letter will be posted through your e-mail. Only completed forms received will be processed

Apply for January, May & September 2021/22

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One thought on “Master of Islamic Business Studies (MIBS)”

  1. My name is Ms Fizzi Md Yazid, I’m 34 years old this year. I want to know if I’m available to apply on master of Islamic business. I have 15 years working experience in banking sector, with education level executive diploma in finance from UTM.

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