MERITUS University's Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Maritime Business is a unique program that enables our students to build a holistic understanding of the eco-system of the maritime business. It focuses on the student’s learning outcome as opposed to the traditional teaching and learning pedagogy. We provide students with opportunities to learn about how successful executives learned in the industry.
Study Location: Main Campus at Mid Valley with visits to floating campus
Total Credits: 122
Faculty: School of Business and Applied Sciences
Pass STPM (or any equivalent qualification) with a minimum Grade C in any 2 subjects; and a pass in Mathematics and English at SPM level or any equivalent qualification; OR
Pass STAM with a minimum grade of Jayyid, and pass SPM with at least 5 credits in any subject including English and Mathematics; OR
Any Diploma qualification (Level 4, MQF) with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 out of 4.00; OR
Matriculation/Foundation qualification (or any qualification) with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 out of 4.00; OR
Any equivalent qualification
Matriculation/Foundation qualification (or any qualification) with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 out of 4.00 OR
Pass A-Level with minimum Gred C in any 2 subjects and a pass in Mathematics and English at SPM level or any equivalent qualification OR
University Aggregate of 50% or ATAR score of at least 50 for various Australian Matriculation Programs OR
Complete International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) with a minimum of 20 points in 5 subjects OR
Complete Canadian Pre-University (CPU) with a minimum average of 50% in 5 subjects OR
Pass any MQA Accredited Level 4 Diploma or Level 5 Advanced Diploma with a minimum CGPA of 2.0 OR
Any other qualification that is equivalent and approved by The University Senate.
Upon graduation, students shall receive additional Professional Qualification Examination (PQE) award from the Charted Institute of Logistic and Transport Malaysia (CILTM) and a membership certificate of MILT.
Possible Academic Progression:
MERITUS University’s Master of Business Administration
MERITUS University’s Masters of Science in Shipping, Trade and Finance
Malaysia is situated at a strategically geographical location where both trades to east and west meet. 90% of the world trade was actually being fulfilled using sea trades and 80% of such trades pass through the Strait of Malacca making The Strait of Malacca is one of the world busiest ship routes in the world.
The Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st-century Maritime Silk Road (also known as Belt and Road) initiative introduced by China’s president Xi Jinping during a speech to the Indonesian Parliament in October 2013 has brought an investment of more than 100billions of Ringgit into Malaysia to build sea ports to meet their initial requirements.
Introduction to Malaysian Business Law
Corporate and Business Strategy
Finance for Business
Financial Accounting and Reporting
Human Resource Management
Introduction to Organizations and Management
Marketing, Communication and Branding
Social Enterprise Project
Tools for Business Analysis and Decision Making
Foreign Language – Mandarin
Research Method and Academic Writing
Personal & Leadership Development
Integrated Transport Management
Legal Aspects of Shipping
International Shipping and Technology Development
Supply Chain Management
Ship Management Operations
Transportation and Cargo Security
World Seaborne Trade
Final Year Project Paper
Internship - Practical
Additional Compulsory Modules for Malaysian Students only
Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (TITAS)
Additional Compulsory Modules for International Students only
Communication using Malay Language 2
There are at least 6 categories of industries requires maritime experts, graduates will find themselves contributor for the commonly known Logistics, Ports, Maritime Support Services, Shipping, Travel, and Tourism as well as Oil and Gas industry.
Custom Clearing Agents
Insurance And PNI
Fresh Water Supply
Banking & Finance
Education & Training
Ship Management Services
Travel & Tourism
Oil & Gas
Support Vessel Operation
Note: The above list is not conclusive and subject to each individual performance at various stages.