Bachelor of Political Science with Honours

(R2-DL/313/6/0001 (MQA/FA0179) 02/28)

The Bachelor of Political Science (BPS) is designed to fulfill individuals’ needs who are interested to pursue careers in politics, public administration or corporate management. Nowadays, many individuals are interested to learn and to be involved in politics – either those serving in public and private sectors, politicians, businessmen or others.

The programme aims to develop knowledge and specific skills to students in study local and international politics through various courses which offer wide and complex scope. Students will be exposed to political knowledge related to theories and political philosophies; like political comparison, international relations, politics economy and politics sociology – through the comprehensive teaching and learning method.

*This programme is not available for International intake

En. Oo Cheng Keat
Programme Director

Tel (Office) :
03-78012187

Email :
oochengkeat@oum.edu.my

Malaysian Learner Fees
Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5
Sem 1 RM1,432 RM 1,611 RM 1,611 RM 1,611 RM 2,148
Sem 2 RM1,432 RM 1,432 RM 1,611 RM 1,611 RM 537
Sem 3 RM 1,611 RM 1,611 RM 16,11 RM 1,611
Total RM21,480

* 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.

Note
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.

OR

APEL entry

• Malaysian; and
• Candidate must be 21 years old and above in the year of application being made; and
• Have previous working experience/learning relevant to the field applied; and
• Pass APEL Assessment for Bachelor Degree (conducted by OUM).

Program Educational Objectives (PEO)

PEO1

Knowledgeable and competent with comprehensive knowledge and skills in political science and other relevant disciplines which can be applied in political science and social environment. (Cognitive)

PEO2

Effective in communication and demonstrate leadership skills and are committed to professionalism in values, attitudes and ethics in a diverse and complex society. (Psychomotor)

PEO3

Ability to respond to domestic and international issues innovatively, creatively and ethically from the perspective of political science. (Cognitive)

PEO4

Readiness to practice entrepreneurial skills and lifelong learning in line with the changing environment domestically and internationally.  (Affective)
Programme Learning Outcomes (PLO)
 

PLO1 Acquire knowledge of concepts, principles, practices and standards of communication and other relevant disciplines for the purpose of academic or work. (Knowledge and Understanding)
PLO2 Think critically and suggest possible solutions using the acquired knowledge and skills in solving problems related to issues within the social and communication environment. (Cognitive Skill)
PLO3 Demonstrate the skills and principles of lifelong learning in their academic and career development. (Practical Skill)
PLO4 Apply acquired knowledge of the field of political science for the purpose of academic or workplace. (Interpersonal Skill)
PLO5 Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively and convey ideas innovatively (Communication)
PLO6 Use various digital technologies to support learning and improve education experience (Digital Skill)
PLO7 Demonstrate the ability to interpret graphics and numerical data for personal use and solve real-world problems. (Numeracy Skill)
PLO8 Perform leadership in managing activities at the work place or society. (Leadership)
PLO9 Develop self-confidence, self-control, professionalism, and the ability to prepare for future job advancement or education. (Personal Skill)
PLO10 Develop managerial and entrepreneurial skills in order to reach the highest level of success. (Entrepreneurship Skills)
PLO11 Practice and conduct with integrity, professionalism, and standards of conduct professional values, attitude and ethics daily life. (Ethical and Professionalism)

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 15

Core Courses

Subject Name Credit Hours
Introduction to Social Sciences  3
Applied History  3
Introduction to Political Science  3
Introduction to Policy Studies  3
Colonialism and Nationalism  3
Introduction to Political Theory 3
Readings in Policy Studies  3
Malaysian Politics 3
Introduction to Political Economy  3
Post-Independence and Nation Building  3
International Relations  3
Introduction to Public Administration 3
European Politics  3
Bureaucracy and Policy Implementation  3
International History  3
Comparative Politics  3
Southeast Asian Politics  3
Politics of the Modern World  3
Malaysian Defense and Security Policy  3
Politics and The Media  3
Malaysian Foreign Policy  3
Research Methodology 3
Political Development and Third World Politics  3
Ethnicity, Development and National Integration  3
International Politics and The Muslim World  3
Project Paper 6
TOTAL CREDIT 81