Bachelor of Human Sciences in Political Science

This undergraduate programme approaches the discipline of Political Science from an Islamic perspective. It emphasizes infusion of Islamic values in conventional approaches to Political Science. The normal duration of study for this programme is 4 years.

Programme Description

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The Bachelor of Human Sciences in Political Science programme aims at producing graduates who are knowledgeable about Islamic and conventional perspectives on Political Science to enable them to provide leadership in serving the nation and the ummah. Courses in Political Science fall under four areas of specialisation:

  1. Comparative Politics
  2. International Relations
  3. Political Theory and Philosophy
  4. Public Administration.
     

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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