Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) was first established in 1931 as the School of Agriculture. In 1971 it was named Universiti Pertanian Malaysia when the College of Agriculture in Serdang merged with the Faculty of Agriculture of University Malaya. In 1997, UPM was renamed Universiti Putra Malaysia by Datuk Seri Dr. Mahathir Mohammad, the fourth Prime Minister of Malaysia. This is a strategic gesture to portray the status of UPM as a center of higher education in various fields of studies, especially in science and information technology to facilitate national development in the new millennium. UPM continues to be a leading and renowned center of education and research by ensuring that the curriculum is in accordance with the current market demand. This is in line with its vision of becoming a reputable international university.
School of Business and Economics (SPE)
Established in 1974 in Serdang, SPE, formerly known as the Faculty of Economics and Management (FEP) became the pioneer business institution in Malaysia awarded AACSB accreditation in 2012.
SPE is committed to teaching and research excellence that is founded on our strategic mission to achieve the following goals:
SPE offers both undergraduate and postgraduate programs in the areas of business and economics. The undergraduate programs are: i) Bachelor of Economics ii) Bachelor of Business Administration and iii) Bachelor of Accounting. The postgraduate programs comprised of Master by coursework namely Master of Economics, Master of Entrepreneurship, Master of Finance and Master of Business Administration as well as Master of Science and Ph.D. in the areas of Economics, Hospitality, Tourism, Business Economics, Business Law, Human Resource Management, Management, Marketing, Accounting, Finance and Corporate Leadership. Programs at SPE are approved by the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia, the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA), accredited by international professional accounting bodies such as ACCA (UK), ICAEW (UK), CPA (Australia) and CIMA (UK), reviewed by reputable international assessors and overseen by a panel of industry advisors for their market relevance.
Through SPE’s undergraduate and postgraduate programs, students get the opportunity to be together and learn with other students from more than 25 countries across the world that furnish them with the agility and openness required to gain a global outlook in preparation for their future endeavors.
For more information about our programs of study, please click here:
https://econ.upm.edu.my/academic-965?L=en and https://sgs.upm.edu.my/programme_of_study-1872?L=en
Putra Business School (PBS) was formerly known as the Graduate School of Management (GSM), Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM). PBS is the first postgraduate business school in Malaysia to earn business accreditation from AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. PBS is well known for its exceptional contribution in nurturing human leaders through its postgraduate programs. As a leading business school with programs that are internationally accredited, PBS graduates are highly employable and more market driven.
The academic programs offered by PBS include MBA, MBA (Corporate Governance) in collaboration with Malaysian Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (MAICSA), MBA (Marketing) in collaboration with Institute of Marketing Malaysia, MBA (Human Potential Management) in collaboration with Malaysian Institute of Human Resource Management, MBA (Finance), MBA (International Business), MBA (Accounting), Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Management, Accounting, Finance and marketing and Master of Science (MSc).
PBS has also formalized collaboration with Finance Accreditation Agency (FAA). This FAA is supported by the Central Bank of Malaysia and as such the quality of professional learning in the financial services industry will be well-monitored. For more information, please visit PBS website www.putrabusinessschool.edu.my