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
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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.

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 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).

MPU Courses

Subject Name Credit Hours
Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia 2
Hubungan Etnik 2
Entrepreneurship II / Bahasa Kebangsaan A 3
Health and Wellness 2 3
Community Service  2

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

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

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