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General studies/Mata Pelajaran Umum (MPU)


General studies/Mata Pelajaran Umum (MPU)

Degree

  1. MPU (i.e. General Studies) replaces MPW from September 2013 onwards (Ministry of Education directive, dated 18th June 2013).
  2. The Ministry of Education requires that all NEW Cohorts pursuing Degree program (International and Malaysian) students enrolled in September 2013 and onwards must take the MPU units as a prerequisite for the award of their degree. Malaysian students enrolled before September 2013 must complete the MPW units to be eligible for graduation.
  3. For MPU Units (see table below):
    • Malaysian students: Must take and pass the units as a prerequisite for the award of their degree
    • International students: Must attempt all coursework and final exam as a prerequisite for the award of their degree
Group U 1:
Unit Code
Unit For Malaysian Students Only
(Degree)
For International Students Only
(Degree)
Medium of instruction Medium of instruction
MPU 3113 Hubungan Etnik ✔ (Malay Language)
MPU 3123 Tamadun Islam & Tamadun Asia ✔ (Malay Language)
MPU 3143 Malay Language Communication 2 ✔ (Malay Language)
MPU 3173 Malaysian Studies 3 ✔ (English) blended delivery

Note: Only applicable to NEW COHORTS, pursuing Degree program who are enrolled in September 2013 and onwards.


Diploma

  1. MPU (i.e. General Studies) replaces MPW from September 2013 onwards (Ministry of Education directive, dated 18th June 2013).
  2. The Ministry of Education requires that all NEW Cohorts pursuing Diploma program (International and Malaysian) students enrolled in September 2013 and onwards must take the MPU units as a prerequisite for the award of their diploma.
  3. For MPU Units (see table below):
    • Malaysian students: Must take and pass the units as a prerequisite for the award of their diploma
    • International students: Must attempt all coursework and final exam as a prerequisite for the award of their diploma
Course U 1:
Unit Code
Unit For Malaysian Students Only
(Diploma)
For International Students Only
(Diploma)
Medium of instruction Medium of instruction
MPU 2133 Malay Language Communication 1 (Malay Language)
MPU 2163 Malaysian Studies 2 (English)

Note:

  1. Malaysian students who do not have SPM BM credit, must take MPU2212 Bahasa
    Kebangsaan A.
  2. All these MPU units are offered in Sem 1, Sem 2 & Summer Term.



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English Language Requirement

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Academic Requirement

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Credit transfer

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Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL)

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General studies/Mata Pelajaran Umum (MPU)


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