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
    Program Director

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

    * 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: RM50

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

    Normal Entry

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

    APEL entry
    • Malaysian; and
    • The candidate should be more than 21 years of age in the year of application; and
    • Relevant work experience/prior experiential learning; and
    • Pass APEL Assessment (Aptitude Test & Portfolio) conducted by OUM.



    1. The provisional offer of admission will be revoked if the candidate:
      1. Fails to submit evidence of qualification within the stipulated date; or
      2. Does not meet the entry requirements of the University.
    2. Entry requirements are subject to change as stipulated by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency.

    MPU Courses

    Subject NameCredit Hours
    Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia2
    Hubungan Etnik2
    Entrepreneurship II / Bahasa Kebangsaan A3
    Health and Wellness 23
    Community Service2

    University Courses

    Subject NameCredit Hours
    Professional Ethics3
    Learning Skills for 21st Century3
    English for Written Communication3
    English for Oral Communication3
    English for Workplace Communication3

    Basic Courses

    Subject NameCredit Hours
    Principles of Management3
    Introduction to Communication3
    Thinking Skills and Problem Solving3
    Basic Concept of Information Technology3

    Core Courses

    Subject NameCredit Hours
    Introduction to Social Sciences3
    Applied History3
    Introduction to Political Science3
    Introduction to Policy Studies3
    Colonialism and Nationalism3
    Introduction to Political Theory3
    Readings in Policy Studies3
    Malaysian Politics3
    Introduction to Political Economy3
    Post-Independence and Nation Building3
    International Relations3
    Introduction to Public Administration3
    European Politics3
    Bureaucracy and Policy Implementation3
    International History3
    Comparative Politics3
    Southeast Asian Politics3
    Politics of the Modern World3
    Malaysian Defense and Security Policy3
    Politics and The Media3
    Malaysian Foreign Policy3
    Research Methodology3
    Political Development and Third World Politics3
    Ethnicity, Development and National Integration3
    International Politics and The Muslim World3
    Project Paper6