Asia Pacific University – BA (Hons) in Business Management

Frequently Asked Questions

This is a regular daytime programme with classes every day from Monday to Friday. Students can expect 2-3 classes every weekday generally between10 am to 3 pm.

The international degree programs at MDi are renowned for quality of the syllabus, quality of instruction by faculty with both academic credentials and industry experience and the attention given to individual students. The overall delivery method includes a combination of classes, support from local MDi tutors.

Students also have access to online text and study materials including study guides, past papers, discussion forums, presentations, videos and a library of international journals and e-books. Students also have free access to the MDi physical library for referencing or borrowing textbooks.

The BA (Hons) in Business Management degrees awarded to the graduates at MDi Pakistan are exactly the same as the on-campus degrees in Malaysia. There is no reference on the degree to location or mode of study. In fact, one of the conditions for approval by HEC Pakistan in granting recognition to these programs is that the degrees should be identical to the on-campus version. The degrees are identical because the syllabus, study materials, and overall assessments are exactly the same.

In addition, graduates can receive the degree in Pakistan or visit the convocation in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Students can complete the entire APU Malaysia degree at MDi Islamabad or part of the degree here and the remaining with full credit transfers to the on-campus program. Students who choose to study the final third year of the programme on-campus in Kuala Lumpur become entitled to a Dual Degree option with a second degree from De Montfort University, UK.

Students do not need to take any extra courses. There is a charge of UK Pounds £375 per year and students are registered in De Montfort University’s system and will be issued transcripts by De Montfort University alongside that issued by APU Malaysia upon successful completion of the programme.

All international degree programs offered at MDi Business School have been formally validated and recognized by Higher Education Commission (HEC) and listed on the HEC website here 

Important Note: The BA (Hons) in Business Management programme is currently in the approval process with HEC and is expected to be approved within the next few weeks.  

MDi graduates enjoy a solid reputation with local organizations and employers. Our graduates work in key positions in many sectors within the country and the region. 

In terms of international recognition, Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU) Malaysia degrees are recognized globally. The university already has more than 12,000 students including foreign students from 130 countries studying on-campus in Malaysia and in other countries including Saudi Arabia, Hong Kong, India, Sri Lanka and Nepal.

The BA (Hons) in Business Management programme at MDi enjoys credit transfers to on-campus programs either at Asia Pacific University’s on-campus program in Malaysia or other universities around the world. . You may complete a few courses at MDi here in Pakistan and the remaining on-campus in Malaysia, UK, Australia, etc.  

Exemptions can be applied for during the application. Exemptions are possible if the applicant can demonstrate equivalent prior learning at a credible and recognized institution.  For example, HND, NCC or ABE diploma holders or BBA students from local universities can transfer to this program with exemptions. 

Undergraduate students at MDi over the last 15+ years have the following profile: 

A Level graduates, Intermediate graduates, HND diploma holders, BBA students who transferred from local universities, etc.