PROGRAMMES

UH6344001 Accounting 

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

The programme aims is to nurture universally responsible accountants with international standards qualification and global skills in fulfilling the needs of the profession, nation, and global market. Within few years upon successfully completing this programme, our graduates are:

PEO1: Accounting practitioners who optimize their knowledge and practical skills in the accounting discipline consistent with the requirements of the global accounting profession;
PEO2: Accounting practitioners who uplift and promote values, attitudes and professionalism through social skills and responsibilities;
PEO3: Accounting practitioners who lead and engage innovatively in problem solving tasks across disciplines through effective collaboration and effective communication;
PEO4: Accounting practitioners who dynamically respond to contemporary challenges with managerial and entrepreneurial skills through technological advancement and continuous professional development.

The program will equip students with skills and knowledge required as an accountant, in which students will be exposed to both technical aspects of accounting and related issues in global business, particularly in the accounting profession.

Course concentrations cover financial accounting, management accounting, audit, taxation, accounting information systems, corporate governance and accounting ethics, finance and other related courses. This Bachelor of Accounting with Honours degree is a recognized accountancy degree under Part I of the First Schedule of the Accountants Act, 1967.

Programme Learning Outcomes (PLOs) 

PLO1: Acquiring knowledge in financial accounting and reporting in accordance with approved accounting standards.
PLO2: Acquiring knowledge in financial and non-financial information to help management in making economic decisions.
PLO3: Acquiring knowledge to perform audits and assess internal control on business entities with appropriate technology and professional skepticism attitudes.
PLO4: Acquiring knowledge to prepare tax returns and to advise on matters relating to taxation on individuals and business entities.
PLO5: Acquiring knowledge in any other related fields.
PLO6: Use and evaluate information systems and technologies to achieve organisational objectives.
PLO7: Think critically and integrate knowledge to suggest solutions on accounting/legal issues.
PLO8: Demonstrate social skills and responsibility.
PLO9: Able to lead, working collaboratively in team and communicate effectively with orally or in writing with various stakeholders.
PLO10: Exhibit behavior that consistent with professional ethics and values.
PLO11: Demonstrate a commitment towards lifelong learning and professional development.
PLO12: Demonstrate excellent management and entrepreneurship skills.

Career Prospects

Graduates with a wide spectrum of knowledge and skills in accounting will be able to meet the demands of extensive job prospects both in the public and private sectors. Graduates can venture into accounting related careers such as financial accounting, management accounting, corporate reporting, treasury, taxation, financial analysis, business analysis, business consultancy, risk management, financial management and others. Employment prospects not only limited to accountancy related jobs, but also in finance as well as another related field.

UH6345001 Entrepreneurship

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

This program aims to nurture innovative and universally responsible business executives (who with focused knowledge in entrepreneurship and business) to support the nation’s aspiration in positioning Malaysia as a global business hub. Students will be exposed to both theory and hand- on learning that extend beyond the classroom environment with a barring to produce a holistic business graduate that possess high entrepreneurial skills.

PEO1: Knowledgeable and technical competence in addressing contemporary business challenges.
PEO2: Effective in communication, perform well as a team player and demonstrate good leadership qualities in an organization.
PEO3: Capable to solve problems related to the field of entrepreneurship, creatively, innovatively, ethically, using numerical and technical skills, and through sustainable approach.
PEO4: Able to demonstrate entrepreneurial skills and recognise the need of lifelong learning, as well as using a broad range of information, media and technology applications for successful career advancement.

Programme Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

PLO1: Possess business knowledge across a wide range of contemporary business environment.
PLO2: Apply intellectual capabilities relevant to business challenges to create new business ideas, solutions, strategies and practices.
PLO3: Demonstrate skills in planning and organisation using tools, material, technology and procedures to enhance professional competence for sustainable business practices.
PLO4: Demonstrate interactive communication, relationship and collaborative skills to manage business team.
PLO5: Demonstrate effective communication in disseminating information using various tools and to a range of business audiences and environment.
PLO6: Apply digital technologies skills ethically for information storage, data processing, communication and problem solving in contemporary business challenges.
PLO7: Demonstrate quantitative and numerical skills to analyse the business environment.
PLO8: Demonstrate individual’s leadership to build relationship with varying degree of autonomy and accountability in business organisation.
PLO9: Demonstrate enthusiasm for independent learning and self-development with confidence self- control, proper social skills and etiquette in the business environment.
PLO10: Demonstrate creativity, grit and drive in enterprising the business.
PLO11: Demonstrate awareness and respect of ethical, social and cultural differences professionally in business practices.

Career Prospects

Graduates may be interested in starting up their own businesses or advising those who do. Graduates may find employment opportunities in innovative or entrepreneurial positions in a wide range of leadership and support roles within existing enterprises, either large or small, or managing new ventures within large organizations.

UH6343001 Financial Management and Banking

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

This program aims to nurture innovative and universally responsible business executives (who with focused knowledge in financial management and banking) to support the nation’s aspiration in positioning Malaysia as a global business hub. Students will be exposed to both theory and hand-on learning that extend beyond the classroom environment with aim to produce a holistic business graduate that possess a high entrepreneurial skill. This programme aims to produce business graduate s specializing in financial management and banking.

PEO1: Knowledgeable and technical competence in addressing contemporary business challenges. 
PEO2: Effective in communication, perform well as a team player and demonstrate good leadership qualities in an organization. 
PEO3: Capable to solve problems related to the field of international business, creatively, innovatively, ethically, using numerical and technical skills, and through sustainable approach. 
PEO4: Able to demonstrate entrepreneurial skills and recognize the need of lifelong learning, as well as using a broad range of information, media and technology applications for successful career advancement.

Programme Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

PLO1: Possess business knowledge across a wide range of contemporary business environment.
PLO2: Apply intellectual capabilities relevant to business challenges to create new business ideas, solutions, strategies and practices.
PLO3: Demonstrate skills in planning and organisation using tools, material, technology and procedures to enhance professional competence for sustainable business practices.
PLO4: Demonstrate interactive communication, relationship and collaborative skills to manage business team.
PLO5: Demonstrate effective communication in disseminating information using various tools and to a range of business audiences and environment.
PLO6: Apply digital technologies skills ethically for information storage, data processing, communication and problem solving in contemporary business challenges.
PLO7: Demonstrate quantitative and numerical skills to analyse the business environment.
PLO8: Demonstrate individual’s leadership to build relationship with varying degree of autonomy and accountability in business organisation.
PLO9: Demonstrate enthusiasm for independent learning and self-development with confidence self- control, proper social skills and etiquette in the business environment.
PLO10: Demonstrate creativity, grit and drive in enterprising the business.
PLO11: Demonstrate awareness and respect of ethical, social and cultural differences professionally in business practices. 

Career Prospects

Graduates will earn balance knowledge in the field of finance and banking. Graduates is expected to be employed either in public or private sector, i.e.: central bank, securities commission, finance department of local and federal government, banks, brokerage firms, insurance companies, consultant as well as become an entrepreneur.

UH6811001 Hotel Management

Programme Educational Objectives

This program aims to nurture innovative and universally responsible business executives (who with focused knowledge in hotel management) to support the nation’s aspiration in positioning Malaysia as a global business hub. Students will be exposed to both theory and hand- on learning that extend beyond the classroom environment with a barring to produce a holistic business graduate that possess a high entrepreneurial skills. Coverage of this specialization include courses such as introduction to hospitality industry, front office management, food preparation, food and beverage services, food and beverage management, accommodation management, hospitality marketing, special events operation, service management for hotel and hotel operation system.

PEO1: Knowledgeable and technical competence in addressing contemporary business challenges.
PEO2: Effective in communication, perform well as a team player and demonstrate good leadership qualities in an organization.
PEO3: Capable to solve problems related to the field of entrepreneurship, creatively, innovatively, ethically, using numerical and technical skills, and through sustainable approach.
PEO4: Able to demonstrate entrepreneurial skills and recognise the need of lifelong learning, as well as using a broad range of information, media and technology applications for successful career advancement. 

Programme Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

PLO1: Possess business knowledge across a wide range of contemporary hospitality business environment.
PLO2: Apply intellectual capabilities relevant to hospitality business challenges to create new business ideas, solutions, strategies and practices.
PLO3: Demonstrate skills in planning and organisation using tools, material, technology and procedures to enhance professional competence for sustainable hospitality business practices.
PLO4: Demonstrate interactive communication, relationship and collaborative skills to manage hospitality business team.
PLO5: Demonstrate effective communication in disseminating information using various tools and to a range of hospitality business audiences and environment.
PLO6: Apply digital technologies skills ethically for information storage, data processing, communication and problem solving in contemporary hospitality business challenges.
PLO7: Demonstrate quantitative and numerical skills to analyse the hospitality business environment.
PLO8: Demonstrate individual’s leadership to build relationship with varying degree of autonomy and accountability in hospitality business organisation.
PLO9: Demonstrate enthusiasm for independent learning and self-development with confidence self- control, proper social skills and etiquette in the hospitality business environment.
PLO10: Demonstrate creativity, grit and drive in enterprising the hospitality business.
PLO11: Demonstrate awareness and respect of ethical, social and cultural differences professionally in hospitality business practices.

Career Prospects

The opportunities in the hospitality industry career are nearly limitless. The outstanding economic growth of the global and (particularly) Malaysia tourism hospitality industry fuels an exceedingly quick rate of career evolution. A business degree specializing in hotel management graduate have  the opportunity to a wide range of career paths that are not limited to accommodation/lodging operation, instead it extend to the food service entertainment, event/ exhibition, leisure/attraction and others. Alternatively, complimented with their business component courses knowledge, starting up their own hospitality business is not impossible.

UH6345002 International Business

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

International Business Programme (HE09) aims to nurture innovative and universally responsible executives to support the nation’s aspiration in positioning Malaysia as a global business hub.

PEO1: Knowledgeable and technical competence in addressing contemporary business challenges. 
PEO2: Effective in communication, perform well as a team player and demonstrate good leadership qualities in an organization. 
PEO3: Capable to solve problems related to the field of international business, creatively, innovatively, ethically, using numerical and technical skills, and through sustainable approach. 
PEO4: Able to demonstrate entrepreneurial skills and recognize the need of lifelong learning, as well as using a broad range of information, media and technology applications for successful career advancement. 

Programme Learning Objectives (PLOs)

PLO1: Demonstrate business knowledge across a wide range of contemporary business environment.
PLO2: Apply intellectual capabilities relevant to business challenges to create new business ideas, solutions, strategies and practices.
PLO3: Demonstrate skills in planning and organisation using tools, material, technology and procedures to enhance professional competence for sustainable business practices.
PLO4: Demonstrate interactive communication, relationship and collaborative skills to manage business team.
PLO5: Demonstrate effective communication in disseminating information using various tools and to a range of business audiences and environment.
PLO6: Apply digital technologies skills ethically for information storage, data processing, communication and problem solving in contemporary business challenges.
PLO7: Demonstrate quantitative and numerical skills to statistically analyse the business environment.
PLO8: Demonstrate individual’s leadership to build relationship with varying degree of autonomy and accountability in business organisation.
PLO9: Demonstrate enthusiasm for independent learning and self-development with confidence self- control, proper social skills and etiquette in the business environment.
PLO10: Demonstrate creativity, grit and drive in enterprising the business.
PLO11: Demonstrate awareness and respect of ethical, social and cultural differences professionally in business practices.

Career Prospects

Graduates from this programme qualify for an array of leadership positions and other advanced roles in private, public and non-profit organizations. Graduates will be ready to work across industries in different countries as a business analyst, human resources generalist, operations manager or marketing specialist and in various fields of work.

UH6342001 Marketing

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

The program aims to foster innovative and responsible business executives globally (focused on marketing) in an effort to support the country’s aspirations in positioning Malaysia as a global business hub. Students will be exposed to theoretical and practical learning, beyond the lecture room environment in producing a holistic business graduates with high marketing skills. The program develops the basic knowledge of students through exposing to various business disciplines. This goal is achieved through the offering of various aspects of knowledge in the field of business according to specialization areas that are considered crucial in the marketing world. The areas of expertise include management and marketing which cover the knowledge of financial, accounting, market, sales, promotion, product, human resources, cross-culture and international business policy. Students will be exposed to various teaching methods such as case study analysis, industries and/ or departments visits and practicum training. The offering of the program is also aimed at producing a competitive and innovative workforce as well as realizing the desire to produce excellent graduates at both domestic and global levels.

PEO1: Knowledgeable and technical competence in addressing contemporary business challenges.
PEO2: Effective in communication, perform well as a team player and demonstrate good leadership qualities in an organization.
PEO3: Capable to solve problems related to the field of entrepreneurship, creatively, innovatively, ethically, using numerical and technical skills, and through sustainable approach.
PEO4: Able to demonstrate entrepreneurial skills and recognise the need of lifelong learning, as well as using a broad range of information, media and technology applications for successful career advancement. 

Programme Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

PLO1: Possess business knowledge across a wide range of contemporary business environment.
PLO2: Apply intellectual capabilities relevant to business challenges to create new business ideas, solutions, strategies and practices.
PLO3: Demonstrate skills in planning and organisation using tools, material, technology and procedures to enhance professional competence for sustainable business practices.
PLO4: Demonstrate interactive communication, relationship and collaborative skills to manage business team.
PLO5: Demonstrate effective communication in disseminating information using various tools and to a range of business audiences and environment.
PLO6: Apply digital technologies skills ethically for information storage, data processing, communication and problem solving in contemporary business challenges.
PLO7: Demonstrate quantitative and numerical skills to analyse the business environment.
PLO8: Demonstrate individual’s leadership to build relationship with varying degree of autonomy and accountability in business organisation.
PLO9: Demonstrate enthusiasm for independent learning and self-development with confidence self- control, proper social skills and etiquette in the business environment.
PLO10: Demonstrate creativity, grit and drive in enterprising the business.
PLO11: Demonstrate awareness and respect of ethical, social and cultural differences professionally in business practices.       

Career Prospects

Graduates has the opportunity to involve in global, multi-national and local organization as well non-governmental and non -profitable organisation to contribute in the marketing field. Graduate can venture into marketing related areas such as marketing planning, sales management, brand management, product and advertising management, retail management, public relations and publicity, services management and marketing research and analytics.

UH6812001 Tourism Management

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

The program aims to nurture innovative and responsible business executives globally (focused on tourism management) in an effort to support the country’s aspirations in laying Malaysia as a global business hub. Students will be exposed to theoretical and practical learning beyond the lecture room environment in the hope of producing a holistic business graduates with high entrepreneurial skills. Thus, students are able to apply the knowledge and skills that needed by the tourism industry in the private or public sector. In addition, this program objective is to recruit and produce individuals equipped with personal, technical and conceptual skills; which those elements are very significant for tourism that practices service oriented and globally trait.

PEO1: Knowledgeable and technical competence in addressing contemporary business challenges.
PEO2: Effective in communication, perform well as a team player and demonstrate good leadership qualities in an organization.
PEO3: Capable to solve problems related to the field of entrepreneurship, creatively, innovatively, ethically, using numerical and technical skills, and through sustainable approach.
PEO4: Able to demonstrate entrepreneurial skills and recognise the need of lifelong learning, as well as using a broad range of information, media and technology applications for successful career advancement.

Programme Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

PLO1: Possess business knowledge across a wide range of contemporary tourism business environment.
PLO2: Apply intellectual capabilities relevant to tourism business challenges to create new business ideas, solutions, strategies and practices.
PLO3: Demonstrate skills in planning and organisation using tools, material, technology and procedures to enhance professional competence for sustainable tourism business practices.
PLO4: Demonstrate interactive communication, relationship and collaborative skills to manage tourism business team.
PLO5: Demonstrate effective communication in disseminating information using various tools and to a range of tourism business audiences and environment.
PLO6: Apply digital technologies skills ethically for information storage, data processing, communication and problem solving in contemporary tourism business challenges.
PLO7: Demonstrate quantitative and numerical skills to analyse the tourism business environment.
PLO8: Demonstrate individual’s leadership to build relationship with varying degree of autonomy and accountability in tourism business organisation.
PLO9: Demonstrate enthusiasm for independent learning and self-development with confidence self- control, proper social skills and etiquette in the tourism business environment.
PLO10: Demonstrate creativity, grit and drive in enterprising the tourism business.
PLO11: Demonstrate awareness and respect of ethical, social and cultural differences professionally in tourism business practices.

Career Prospects

Studying Tourism at UMS can lead to a rewarding career in a number of tourism industry sectors (national and international). Opportunities will exist in the fields of travel consultancy, tour operations, destination marketing, attractions and destination management, events programming, government and public service and small business development (possibly leading to self- employment).

UH6314001 Planning and Development Economics

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

Planning and development economics programme (HE05) aims to nurture innovative, resilient and universally responsible economists (planning & development economists) to support national aspiration of becoming a developed and high income nation.

PEO1: Economists who are knowledgeable and technically competent in the field of planning and development economics in line with industry requirement locally and globally. 
PEO2: Economists who are effective in communication, perform well as a team player and demonstrate good leadership qualities in an organisation. 
PEO3: Economists who are capable to solve problems related to the field of planning and development economics creatively, innovatively, and ethically using numerical and technical skills, and through sustainable approach. 
PEO4: Economists who are able to demonstrate entrepreneurship skills and recognise the need of lifelong learning, as wells using a broad range of information, media and technology applications for successful career advancement. 

Programme Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

PLO1: Demonstrate basic and advanced technical and non-technical knowledge in business and economics concepts, principles and theories.
PLO2: Apply knowledge and cognitive skills and provide creative solutions to economics problems and contemporary economics issues.
PLO3: Employ various business and economic tools and methods in economics analyses.
PLO4: Demonstrate social skills and responsibilities to society and other relevant stakeholders.
PLO5: Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively in various medium with experts and non-experts.
PLO6: Demonstrate autonomous learning using digital technologies and managing information from diverse and conflicting sources.
PLO7: Demonstrate high quantitative skills and numerical abilities in analysing contemporary business and economics issues.
PLO8: Demonstrate leadership skills and team work abilities to build relationships at varying degrees of autonomy with various stakeholders.
PLO9: Demonstrate excellent life skills and self-enthusiasm for independent learning, career development and lifelong learning.
PLO10: Demonstrate managerial and entrepreneurial skills in providing sustainable economy for the country.
PLO11: Demonstrate local and universal values, attitudes and professionalism in harmonizing economic well-being of society. 

Career Prospects

With extensive knowledge and skills in economics, graduates of the planning and development economics programme would have greater opportunities to pursue careers in both public and private sectors. In that, employment prospects are not limited to economics related jobs, but also available in business and accountancy as well as other related fields. Graduates from this programme can also utilise and combine their expertise with graduates from other fields of study to establish various types of businesses in contributing to the development of an economy. 

UH6314002 Financial Economics

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

Financial Economics Programme aims to nurture innovative, resilient and universally responsible economists to support national aspiration of becoming a developed and high income nation.

PEO1: Economists who are knowledgeable and technically competent in the field of financial economics in line with industry requirement locally and globally. 
PEO2: Economists who are effective in communication, perform well as a team player and demonstrate good leadership qualities in an organisation. 
PEO3: Economists who are capable to solve problems related to the field of financial economics creatively, innovatively, and ethically using numerical and technical skills, and through sustainable approach. 
PEO4: Economists who are able to demonstrate entrepreneurship skills and recognise the need of lifelong learning, as well using a broad range of information, media and technology applications for successful career advancement. 

Programme Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

PLO1: Demonstrate basic and advanced technical and non-technical knowledge in business and economics concepts, principles and theories.
PLO2: Apply knowledge and cognitive skills and provide creative solutions to economics problems and contemporary economics issues.
PLO3: Employ various business and economic tools and methods in economics analyses.
PLO4: Demonstrate social skills and responsibilities to society and other relevant stakeholders.
PLO5: Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively in various medium with experts and non-experts.
PLO6: Demonstrate autonomous learning using digital technologies and managing information from diverse and conflicting sources.
PLO7: Demonstrate high quantitative skills and numerical abilities in analysing contemporary business and economics issues.
PLO8: Demonstrate leadership skills and team work abilities to build relationships at varying degrees of autonomy with various stakeholders.
PLO9: Demonstrate excellent life skills and self-enthusiasm for independent learning, career development and lifelong learning.
PLO10: Demonstrate managerial and entrepreneurial skills in providing sustainable economy for the country.
PLO11: Demonstrate local and universal values, attitudes and professionalism in harmonizing economic well-being of society.

Career Prospects

Graduates has the opportunity for an employment in financial institution such as insurance companies, and mutual funds, corporate finance, brokerage firms, and public sector.

UH6314003 Human Resource Economics

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

Human Resource Economics Programme aims to nurture innovative, resilient and universally responsible economists to support national aspiration of becoming a developed and high income nation.

PEO1: Economists who are knowledgeable and technically competent in the field of human resource economics in line with industry requirement locally and globally. 
PEO2: Economists who are effective in communication, perform well as a team player and demonstrate good leadership qualities in an organisation. 
PEO3: Economists who are capable to solve problems related to the field of human resource economics creatively, innovatively, and ethically using numerical and technical skills, and through sustainable approach. 
PEO4: Economists who are able to demonstrate entrepreneurship skills and recognise the need of lifelong learning, as wells using a broad range of information, media and technology applications for successful career advancement. 

Programme Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

PLO1: Demonstrate basic and advanced technical and non-technical knowledge in business and economics concepts, principles and theories.
PLO2: Apply knowledge and cognitive skills and provide creative solutions to economics problems and contemporary economics issues.
PLO3: Employ various business and economic tools and methods in economics analyses.
PLO4: Demonstrate social skills and responsibilities to society and other relevant stakeholders.
PLO5: Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively in various medium with experts and non-experts.
PLO6: Demonstrate autonomous learning using digital technologies and managing information from diverse and conflicting sources.
PLO7: Demonstrate high quantitative skills and numerical abilities in analysing contemporary business and economics issues.
PLO8: Demonstrate leadership skills and team work abilities to build relationships at varying degrees of autonomy with various stakeholders.
PLO9: Demonstrate excellent life skills and self-enthusiasm for independent learning, career development and lifelong learning.
PLO10: Demonstrate managerial and entrepreneurial skills in providing sustainable economy for the country.
PLO11: Demonstrate local and universal values, attitudes and professionalism in harmonizing economic well-being of society. 

Career Prospects

Graduates from human resource economics will be able to work in a variety of fields at the federal, state and local government level. Many economists work for corporations and help them understand how the economy will affect their business. Economists also work for research firms and think tanks, where they study and analyze a variety of economic issues.