Project Description

Bachelor Of Political Science With Honours

(R2-DL/313/6/0001 (MQA/FA0179) 2/28)

Programme Synopsis

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.

Kemasukan Biasa

  1. Lulus STPM atau setara dengan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Gred C (NGMP 2.0) dalam 2 mata pelajaran; atau
  2. Lulus STAM (pangkat jayyid); atau
  3. Lulus UEC dengan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Gred B dalam 5 mata pelajaran; atau
  4. Lulus Matrikulasi/Foundation/Asasi dari mana-mana UA/PPT Swasta/Institusi yang dibenarkan menawarkan program foundation dengan mendapat PNGK 2.00; atau
  5. Diploma Tahap 4 MQF dengan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya PNGK 2.00; atau
  6. Kelayakan-kelayakan lain yang diiktiraf setara


Kemasukan APEL
• Warganegara Malaysia; dan
• Calon hendaklah berumur 21 tahun dan ke atas pada tahun permohonan dibuat; dan
• Mempunyai pengalaman kerja/pengalaman pembelajaran terdahulu yang berkaitan; dan
• Lulus Penilaian APEL bagi Sarjana Muda (yang dikendalikan oleh OUM).

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.


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 (Aptitute 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.
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.
* International students are required to pay registration fees of RM1,000 and an additional 20% for the tuition fees.
* 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:

  • Senior citizens aged 60 and above on registration date; and
  • Physically challenged learners – a valid Orang Kelainan Upaya (OKU) is required.

These discounts are for subject fees only and are not applicable for research and other fees. The discounts are also 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 (Malaysian) & RM100 (International)

Financial options:

  • PTPTN; or
  • EPF (Account 2); or
  • Education or Personal Loan from commercial banks; or
  • HRDF (subject to employer’s eligibility); or
  • Flexible Payment Scheme.

Payment Mode:

  • JomPAY; or
  • Internet Banking; or
  • Debit/Credit Card.

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
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EN. OO CHENG KEATProgramme Director
Tel (Office) : 03-78012187
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