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: RM30

    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

    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 NameCredit Hours
    Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia2
    Hubungan Etnik2
    Entrepreneurship II / Bahasa Kebangsaan A3
    Health and Wellness 23
    Community Service 2

    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 Management 3
    Introduction to Communication 3
    Thinking Skills and Problem Solving 3
    Basic Concept of Information Technology 3

    Core Courses

    Subject NameCredit 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 Theory3
    Readings in Policy Studies 3
    Malaysian Politics3
    Introduction to Political Economy 3
    Post-Independence and Nation Building 3
    International Relations 3
    Introduction to Public Administration3
    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 Methodology3
    Political Development and Third World Politics 3
    Ethnicity, Development and National Integration 3
    International Politics and The Muslim World 3
    Project Paper6