Bachelor of Liberal Studies with Honours

(R/310/6/0007 (MQA/FA2719) 10/25)

Bachelor of Liberal Studies covers a wide range of humanities and social sciences disciplines that consists of communication, psychology, political science, management, education and general sciences.

In addition, the programme also helps the graduates to obtain valuable knowledge in analysing and apply in solving societal issues in the society. It is OUM’s aim to equip graduates with high quality degrees so that they will succeed in their careers. The intention is to provide students with comprehensive and wholesome knowledge to be applied in their careers either in the public or the private sectors.

*This programme is not available for International intake

En. Oo Cheng Keat
Programme Director

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Malaysian Learner Fees
Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5
Sem 1 RM 1,600 RM 1,800 RM 1,800 RM 1,800 RM 1,800
Sem 2 RM 1,600 RM 1,600 RM 1,800 RM 1,800 RM 1,200
Sem 3 RM 1,800 RM 1,800 RM 1,800 RM 1,800
Total RM24,000

* Fees applicable to Malaysians and Permanent Residents only.

* The University reserves the right to revise the fees without prior notice.

Discount for the Physically Challenged Learners (OKU) and Senior Citizens

The University offers 50% discount for:
1. Senior citizens aged 60 and above on registration date; and
2. Physically challenged learners – a valid Orang Kelainan Upaya (OKU) is required.
The discounts are not valid for second time registration and repeating of subjects.
Learners who receive this discount are not entitled to other discounts and promotions.

Processing fee: RM30

Financial options: Payment Mode:
EPF (Account 2); or JomPAY
Education or Personal Loan from commercial banks; or Internet Banking
HRDF (subject to employer’s eligibility); or Debit/Credit Card.
International Learner Fees
*This programme is not available for International intake

Normal Entry

i. Pass in STPM or equivalent with a minimum Gred C (NGMP 2.0) in any two (2) subjects; Or
ii. Pass in STAM (Level Jayyid); Or
iii. Pass UEC with a minimum Gred B in 5 subjects; Or
iv. Pass Matriculation/Foundation from any UA/Private HEP/Institution that is allowed to offer foundation program with a CGPA of 2.00; Or
v. Pass Diploma (MQF Level 4) with a minimum CGPA 2.00; Or
vi. Other recognised equivalent qualification.


APEL. A Entry

Program Educational Objectives (PEO)


To produce professional graduates who appreciate knowledge and are highly skilled in the area of social sciences specifically, psychology, communication and political science.


To produce graduates who can lead with good leadership quality, professionalism and efficiencies in advancing their career and knowledge, as well as the ability to work in a team within the organisation and society.


To produce graduates with creativity, innovation, and critical thinking traits especially in addressing social issues, and communicate effectively in today’s challenging environment.
Programme Learning Outcomes (PLO)

PLO1 Acquire knowledge of concepts, principles, practices and standards of communication, psychology and political sciences, and other relevant disciplines for the purpose of academic or work. (Knowledge).
PLO2 Apply practical and theoretical understanding in any social sciences issues especially in communication, psychology and political science. (Practical Skills).
PLO3 Adapt different roles required in society and contribute positively to the community and relevant stakeholders. (Social Skills and Responsibility).
PLO4 Demonstrate ethical and moral values as well as professionalism in daily practice to fulfil their professional and social responsibilities. (Ethics, Professionalism and Humanities).
PLO5 Perform related roles individually or in teams, able to lead, communicate effectively and be good team players. (Communication Skills, Leadership and Team Work).
PLO6 Think critically and suggest possible solutions using the acquired knowledge and skills in solving problems related to issues within the social sciences’ fields. (Scientific Methods, Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Skills).
PLO7 Recognise the need to engage in life-long learning for continuous self-development and professional development. (Life Long Learning and Information Management Skills).
PLO8 Enhance managerial and entrepreneurship skills in striving to accomplish the highest achievement. (Entrepreneurial and Managerial Skills).    

MPU Courses

Subject Name Credit Hours
Falsafah Dan Isu Semasa 2 2
Penghayatan Etika Dan Peradaban 2 2
Entrepreneurship II / Bahasa Kebangsaan A 3
Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia 1 3
Community Service 2
Total Credit 12


University Courses

Subject Name Credit Hours
Professional Ethics 3
Learning Skills for 21st Century 3
English for Written Communication 3
English for Oral Communication 3
English for Workplace Communication 3
Total Credit 15


Basic Courses

Subject Name Credit Hours
Principles of Management 3
Introduction to Communication 3
Thinking Skills and Problem Solving 3
Basic Concept of Information Technology 3
Total Credit 12


Core Courses

Subject Name Credit Hours
Introduction to Psychology 3
Public Speaking 3
Introduction to Political Science 3
Social Psychology 3
Readings in Policy Studies 3
Man, Society And Culture 3
Introduction to Social Sciences 3
Communication Theory 3
Malaysian Politics 3
Applied History 3
Introduction to Public Administration 3
Child Psychology 3
Principles of Corporate Communication 3
Personality 3
Political Process and Behaviour 3
Industrial and Organisational Psychology 3
Information Technology, Media and Society 3
Communication Law 3
Communication Campaign 3
Research Methodology 3
International Politics and The Muslim World 3
Adolescent Psychology 3
Project Paper 6
Total Credit 72


Elective Courses Note: (choose any THREE from below)



Subject Name Credit Hours
Global Communication 3
Pengenalan kepada Syariah 3
Politics of The Modern World 3
Educational Psychology 3
Sociology and Philosophy of Education in Malaysia 3
Total Credit 15


B         Faculty of BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT

Subject Name Credit Hours
Cross Cultural Management 3
Total Credit 3