Bachelor of Human Sciences in History & Civilization

This undergraduate programme is designed to produce graduates in the field of History and Civilization who are competent, well-acquainted with major trends in world history and imbued with Islamic perspectives. The programme requires 4 years of full-time study.

Programme Description

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The programme focuses on providing understanding of the historical forces that have led to contemporary civilizations. It deals with various fields of history and civilization, including ancient civilizations, Muslim history and civilization, Southeast Asian history, Western history and civilization, and history of Islah and Tajdid movements in the Muslim World. A holistic approach is used in the study of human past and this offers an understanding of the causes and processes involved in the rise and fall of civilizations through time and space.

Entry Requirements

The minimum entry requirements are according to the following tracks:

TRACK 1

A pass in the Higher School Certificate (STPM) with a CGPA of 3.00 or at least:

  • A C Grade with a 2.0 point in the General Paper
  • A C Grade with a 2.0 point in any two other subjects

                            AND

A pass in the Malaysian Certificate of Education (SPM) or its equivalent with at least:

  • A credit in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia
  • A credit in Pendidikan Islam/Tassawur Islam/Pengajian Qur’an dan Sunnah/Pendidikan Syariah Islamiah
  • A B grade in English Language
  • A credit in Mathematics
  • A credit in any two other subjects

 

TRACK 2                      

A Diploma or its equivalent with a CGPA of 3.00, provided that it is approved by the Malaysian Government and endorsed by the University Senate

                            AND

A pass in the Malaysian Certificate of Education (SPM) or its equivalent with at least:

  • A credit in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia
  • A credit in Pendidikan Islam/Tassawur Islam/Pengajian Qur’an dan Sunnah/Pendidikan Syariah Islamiah
  • A B grade in English Language
  • A credit in Mathematics
  • A credit in any two other subjects

 

TRACK 3

A pass in the relevant Centre for Foundation Studies programme with a minimum CGPA of 2.25.

 

TRACK 4

A pass in the Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM) with at least a Jayyid Jiddan grade.

                           AND

A pass in the Malaysian Certificate of Education (SPM) or its equivalent with at least:

  • A credit in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia
  • A credit in Pendidikan Islam/Tassawur Islam/Pengajian Qur’an dan Sunnah/Pendidikan Syariah Islamiah
  • A B grade in English Language
  • A credit in Mathematics
  • A credit in any two other subjects

 

In all the tracks above, a minimum of Band 3 in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET) is required.

 

TRACK 5

A pass in overseas qualifications deemed by the Senate to be equivalent to GCSE A Level with good grades.

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