The Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences (KENMS) was one of the first two faculties established when the International Islamic University Malaysia began operations in 1983.  Our vision is to be a leading faculty of international excellence in teaching, research and consulting services integrating conventional economics, accounting, business and finance including Islamic banking and finance-related areas imbued with values and morality based on revealed sources of knowledge. There are currently four academic departments within the Kulliyyah:


The Department of Business Administration offers a program of study leading to the degree of Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons).

The Department seeks to equip students with the necessary technical skills and Islamic values for the business world. Undergraduate courses offered by the department provide conceptual, technical, interpersonal and communications skills that are required in the business environment.


  • To produce competent business graduates imbued with Islamic values for public, private and not-for-profit organizations.   
  • To provide graduates with strong conceptual, technical, analytical, interpersonal and communication skills that are required in the business environment.  
  • To produce graduates with a broad education in business within the areas of management, finance, marketing, information technology and international business.


  1. Graduates of Bachelor in Business Administration have a broad career prospects in various industries from banking and insurance to hospitality and healthcare services.
  2. Students have the option to work as managers and thereon build their career into leadership positions in areas such as human resource, operations management, marketing, banking and finance, and international business. Many graduates also went on to form their own start-up companies and became successful entrepreneurs.
  3. Graduates who opt for a career in public, private and non-profit organizations can expect to move up the corporate ladder into leadership positions such as chief executive officer, chief operating officer and chief financial officer.

Academic Advisor

Associate Professor Dr. Zaireena Wan Nasir
Tel. Office: 03-6196 4732
E-mail: zaireena@iium.edu.my

Head Of Department

Asst. Prof. Dr. Dolhadi Bin Zainudin
Phone: 03-6421 4758 / 3605
E-mail: dolhadi@iium.edu.my


Minimum Requirement for Bachelor of Business Administration

The requirement to join the Bachelor of Business Administration department is an average grade of B- (or Q.P.E. of 2.67) for Principles & Practice of Management (MGT 2010), Foundation of Islamic Finance (ISF 1101) & Statistical Methods (ECON 1140); and CGPA of not less than 2.0 (in good standing).

Study plan for Bachelor of Business Administration

Please download study plan HERE