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English Taught Courses.

Incoming undergraduate exchange students for 1 Semester or 2 Semester program may refer to the list of courses available by faculty below. List of courses MUST be chosen from one host faculty only.

Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment (FKAB).

CodeCourseNo. of CreditDescriptionSemester Offered
KKCE4343Smart Building3The course aims to expose students to smart buildings to enhance comfort and benefits to humans. The construction of the smart building helps to improve information technology and greatly benefits its use and environment. Students will be clearly explained the concepts and benefits of smart buildings, and they can use existing technology and enhance their capabilities. The course is therefore intended to provide insight and to explain the benefits gained from building smart buildings. This course also describes systems in smart buildings and others. Comparison of efficiency and efficiency with ordinary buildings will be conducted in this course to prove the benefits of smart buildings.2
KKCE4423Design of Industrialised Building System (IBS)3This module provides students with the understanding and knowledge of Industrial Building System (IBS). Students will be exposed to the scenario of IBS in Malaysian Construction Industry and the benefit of IBS nowadays. The topics cover the introduction and definition of IBS, comparison between IBS and the conventional building methods, type of construction of IBS system such as precast concrete, steel and timber system. Analysis of precast frame and design of IBS components such as of composite floor, column, connection, beams, and wall panels are included. Students will also be exposed to IBS score with example calculation of actual project based on Manual IBS content scoring system (IBS score), and definition of modular coordination based on MS 1064. Site visit to precast manufacturer and IBS convention centre will be included in the course. A mini project for IBS scoring calculation will also be carried out.2
KKCE4743Road Safety Audit3The aim of this course this course is to provide knowledge, understanding and synthesis of the main areas in road safety. The road safety audit is one of the road engineering aspects which require specialist skills based on a sound knowledge, experience and understanding of traffic engineering and road safety principles and practices. This area is expected to become increasingly relevant in the future as road users become more aware of their legal rights and of the accountability of organisations and individuals involved with providing public infrastructure. In this course, the students will be taught and exposed with various stages of Road Safety Auditing, starting from Stage 1 (Planning & Feasibility) until Stage 5 (Operational).2
KKEE1123Circuit Theory II3This course is the continuation of Circuit Theory I. In this course, students will be introduced to basic theories and mathematical concepts to analyze AC circuits. Course contents will cover single-phase and 3-phase power systems, as well as transformers. Laplace transform; Initial- and Final Value Theorem; transfer functions; poles and zeros; frequency response and Bode plot will be applied in the analysis of analog circuits in frequency domain. At the end of the course, two-port networks will be introduced.2
KKEE1142Electrical and Electronics Laboratory I2This course is aimed to enable students to acquire in-depth understanding in the concepts, construction and measurements on electrical and electronic analogue circuits. This laboratory course consists of experiments on basic analogue electrical and electronics circuits that include basic circuit construction, voltage and current divider circuits, Thevenin/Norton circuits, Wheatstone Bridge, basic RLC circuit, basic passive filters, diode characteristics and two port networks. In the middle and towards the end of the semester, the students will be given the opportunity to apply their acquired knowledge and technical competencies in individually assigned experiments or problems for practical assessments.2
KKEE1153Programming Language3The objective of this course is to equip the student with knowledge, comprehension and ability to code based on good programming language practices. This course includes an introduction to the computer system as well as programming language. The students are exposed to main concepts and elements in high level programming that covers decision control, function, array, data structure and many more. This course will be the foundation to programming language the in the engineering field. The programming language that is used is the C language.2
KKEE2113Semiconductor Devices3This course is aimed to provide knowledge and to develop understanding and synthesis skills in the physics of semiconductor devices. Basic concepts and physical properties of semiconductor materials are introduced and explored, which includes intrinsic and extrinsic semiconductor materials, static properties and transportation of charge, energy band theory, doping effect, p-n junction, metal-semiconductor junction and MOS junction. Furthermore, the structure, working mechanism and properties of unipolar and bipolar devices are introduced, such as p-n junction diode, bipolar junction transistors (BJT), MOS capacitor, and field effect transistors (MOSFET, JFET and MESFET). Basic quantum phenomena and associated effects, concepts underlying heterojunctions, and some optoelectronics devices are also introduced towards the end of the course. 2
KKEE2133Electromagnetic Fields and Waves3This course is one of the fundamental courses in electrical and electronic engineering which will introduce the concept of electromagnetic wave and magneto static in electrical engineering applications. The aim of is this subject for students to understand the basic theory and apply their knowledge of electromagnetic wave and field. The course starts with the topic of scalar and vector analysis in three different fields, which are Cartesian, Cylindrical and Spherical. Then, it follows with: Electrostatic and magneto static characteristics and related equations; Electric and magnetic potentials; types and boundary conditions; insulator and impedance in medium; Maxwell’s Equation.2
KKEE2141Digital Electronics Laboratory1This laboratory-based course exposes students to logical gate implementation in the elements of combinational logic and sequential logic. Usage of gates in generating output equations and truth tables for equation realisation are covered, with the importance for minimizing design through reducing gates and cost. Students are also exposed to sequential flip-flop system and problem-solving using state machine and implementing it in flip-flops. In addition, students are taught on the Verilog programming language, using it to design state machines. In the end, students will be given a project to assess their lab skills.2
KKEE2163Digital Electronics3In this course, the students are exposed to code and numerical system, combinational logic elements and sequential basics. Output equation generation and truth table that are used for realization purpose using design minimization technique and cost are also emphasized. Students are also exposed to sequences in flip-flop systems and problem-solving techniques through Mealy and Moore machine designs and their implementation using flip-flops. In addition, exposure on VerilogHD programming and its use for state machine design are also put into emphasis. 2
KKEE2183Communication Theory3This is a basic course on analog and digital communication theory. Analogue and digital modulation systems are introduced. System comparisons will be carried out based on broadband and noise effects. The course starts with introduction to analogue and digital communication followed by modulation basic theory, modulating signal representation, advantage and disadvantage of modulation, types of modulation and demodulation as well as modulation performance under noisy condition for analogue and digital systems. Several analogue systems that will be studied are AM, FM and PM and in terms of digital system, ASK, PSK, FSK, BPSK, QPSK, and QAM. Other topics included are conversion of analogue signal to digital such as PCM, quantization and coding. This course is concluded with discussions on current applications of communication technology. 2
KKKH4033River Engineering3The river engineering course will emphasize on awareness and understanding the physical hydrology, synthesis and hydrograph analysis, flood hydrology, reservoir and river flood routing, hydrologic design, frequency analysis, surface flow design, reservoir design, flood plain analysis, procedure application of hydrology in Malaysia for surface flow and flood design.2
KKKH4283Sustainable Urban Planning3This course objective is to give understanding to the basic sustainable urban planning in Local Agenda 21 framework. The course content include the basic concept of urban design of Western and Eastern cities especially in the process of urbanisation, redevelopment, pragmatic urban development, processes in urban design especially, integration of various discipline and application of analytical method intuitive modelling; Participation and relationship of various stake holders in the design process; consultation and sharing in local plan preparation; joint venture and privatisation in the development process; Astatic and environmental impact assessment; transport and drainage infrastructures. New mapping technique such as satellite technology is also included.2
KKKH4723Slope and Retaining Structures3The main purpose of this course is to provide fundamentals on stability of slopes and various retaining structure designs that have important applications in civil engineering. Intensive exercises that focuses on the application and practice of civil engineering will be given. Some of the topics covered include the factors affecting slope stability, seepage influence, limit equilibrium and infinite element methods, stability during the construction, stability of cut slopes and trenches. Introduction to engineered slopes, deep excavation, design of sheet piles and anchoring and other specialised structures will also be discussed.2
KKKL3161Electrical and Electronics Laboratory III1This laboratory course contains four common experiments and four elective experiments as well as a mini laboratory project respectively. The common experiments are comprised of programmable logic controller (PLC), computer network, squirrel cage motor and CMOS inverter simulation. The elective experiments are tailored to each program; electrical & electronics engineering (KZ) and electronics engineering (KT). This course is assessed based on laboratory reports, written examinations and mini project demonstration.2
KKKL3183Digital Signal Processing3This course covers the basis for digital signal processing techniques. The aim of this course is to
enable students to analyze the discrete-time systems in time and frequency domains. It begins with an introduction to the signal, characteristics and classifications, sampling theory, analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog converters. Signals and discrete-time systems are analyzed and described by differential equations and block diagram. Analysis methods include using time domain, z-domain and Fourier domain. Linear time-invariant system (LTI) are analysed and synthesized. At the end of the course, students are exposed to the design and analysis of finite impulse response filter (FIR) and non-finite impulse response (IIR).
KKKL3213Control and Power System3The course aims to provide basic knowledge and comprehension on power and control systems. Topics related to power systems include power system structure, power generation, power transmission and distribution, components of power systems, and basic concept of active power, reactive power, apparent power and power factor. 3-phase system, per unit system, parameters of transmission line, modeling of short, medium and long transmission lines, conductors, cables and insulations. Equal emphasis is given on control systems-related topics; feedback control structure, transfer function model, transient response, time-domain analysis, frequency-domain analysis, stability analysis and types of controllers. 2
KKKL4123Engineering Economics and Cost Accounting3This course covers the fundamental principles of engineering economics and accounting. The objective of this course is to train future engineers to estimate appropriate costs, as well as to evaluate and identify engineering projects that can yield optimal economic returns. Techniques of cost estimation, cost allocation, activity-based costing, and life-cycle costing analysis will be introduced. Periodic economic analysis of engineering projects under conditions of certainty and uncertainty will also be discussed.2
KKKM4362Finite Element Analysis2The course aims to provide knowledge, understanding and enables the students to analyse a problem using finite element analysis. This course covers topics such as introduction and brief history, types of elements and terminology, stress and equilibrium, boundary conditions, a direct and mathematical approach. Modelling element with shape functions, potential energy and Galerkin approach, formation of stiffness matrix and finite element formulas. 2-D axisymmetric problem. Isoparametric elements and numerical integration with higher-order elements. 2-D and 3-D frame problem with finite element analysis. Steady state heat transfer, torsion, flow problems. Project design will be using finite element software.2
KKKM4412Mechatronics and Automation2Mechatronic and Automation is a cross discipline application of knowledge in electronic and electrical, mechanical and information technology for industrial use. The objective of this course is to deliver the theory and concept of Mechatronics and Automation in a series of lectures, including the theory and concept of components which make up a Mechatronic and Automation systems: Distributed Control System (DCS), telemetry, SCADA, sensors, actuators, data communication, controllers and industrial control technique. Subsequently, the design of Mechatronic and Automation System for industrial application is also discussed. Case studies on real applications will also discussed. A group project involving the design and fabrication of a Mechatronic and Automation system is also given.2
KKKM4432Industrial Tribology2Tribology is the science of friction, wear and lubrication. The aim of this course is to deliver fundamental theory and concepts of tribology in a series of lectures, including lubrication theory, the basis of wear modes and friction. The module also deals with basic principles of tribology - the study of friction, wear, and lubrication - including the importance of materials, surfaces, design, operating conditions, environment and lubrication on friction, wear and surface damage in any system. Applications of tribological theories, concepts, techniques and approaches to design, research, development, evaluation, and problem solving are also included.2
KKKM4452Vehicle Dynamics2The objective of this course is to provide knowledge and understanding of vehicle dynamics. This course covers topics such as introduction to the automobile, vehicle modelling, vehicle
performance, tyre systems, braking systems, aerodynamic features, suspension system and steering system. A computational project associated with the vehicle dynamics will be given to students as a group project.
KKKM4492Structural Integrity2The objective of this course is to give an understanding and implementation of failure concept of materials in the aspect of mechanical structural integrity, especially in the fields of fatigue and fracture analysis. This course discusses the following chapters: introduction to the material failure, structure and deformation in materials, stress-strain relationships and behaviour, yielding and fracture under combined stresses, fracture of cracked members, fatigue strength design and analysis, fatigue analysis using stress-based approach, fatigue analysis using stress-
based approach for notched members, fatigue analysis using strain-based approach, fatigue crack growth, improvement of fatigue-life in mechanical structures, multi-axial fatigue, and creep analysis. An experiment and computational analysis project in the field of fatigue and fracture will be given to the students for completing this course.
KKKM4632Mechanics and Processing of Composite2The aim of this course is to provide knowledge to students in field of mechanics and composite processing. It covers basic concepts of the composite processing, the role of the matrix and the reinforcement, composite material processing methods by manual and automatic, and also safety. Macro and micro mechanical analysis of composite lamina for continuous and discontinuous fibre reinforcement. Macro-mechanical analysis of the laminate and the characteristic of stress-strain fibre-reinforced composites. Students will be given a specific example in the engineering and implications on the engineering design. Projects that involving the selection of composite materials and the selection of appropriate processing methods will be given.2
KKKM4672Processing of Ceramics2The objective of this course is to provide understanding about the basic principles of ceramic processing, powder preparation and characterisation, beneficiation steps, the use of additives, powder packing, forming operations (including slip casting, injection moulding, tape casting), drying and sintering. The course also provides the student with an understanding of the influence of powder preparation and processing parameters on the final microstructure and properties of the ceramics. This course covers both traditional and advanced ceramics, as well as glasses in recent applications. Students are required to prepare a literature review article for a selected research area which encompasses material and simple component selection, the processing and fabrication of the component, challenges concerning its processing, a hypothesised solution and proposal for future research work. 2
KKKM4692Polymer Processing2The objective of this course is to deliver the theoretical and practical experience and hands-on process of formation of polymer materials and reinforced. polymer. The approach taken is to assess the formation process based on materials and design components. Three main aspects that are evaluated i.e. shape, size and material to the determination process of formation. Formation process is divided into several basic operating units, namely the injection molding process in melt stage, extrusion (profiling and post-die shaping process) compression molding and some other processes in the reinforced polymer fabrication. Basic unit operation approach is the formation strategy with the process analysis. Melt analysis is introduced, discussed and applied to analyse each formation operation unit. The formation methods are studied in three stages, namely pre- forming such as compounding and forming of master polymer materials, the near net shape forming and post-die forming decorative coatings. Mixing process will be discussed specifically because the pre-forming
and forming processes involve the mixing process. Students are required to propose a mini-project involving the component selection, material selection that suitable for the formation, forming process and production ability.
KKKM4812Machining Process and Technology2The objective of this course is to provide students exposure, knowledge, understanding and synthesis in machining process especially in the field of metal cutting and machine tool technology. Topics taught cover fundamental two-dimensional cutting process, tribology of machining, cutting temperature, tool wear, tool life, surface integrity, economic of machining, process optimisation, behaviour during cutting such as stress and shear strain, friction, cutting fluid, chips control, machinability of material and machining of non-metal, comprehensive introduction to computer numerical controlled (CNC).2
KKKM4842Artifcial Intelligence in Manufacturing2This subject aims to provide an understanding and synthesis to artifcial intelligence(AI), and the types of manufacturing engineering problems that can be
solved using AI techniques. Topics that will be covered
include: search space, expert system, problem modelling and representations; systems modelling
and optmisation, fuzzy logic and fuzzy control, artifcial neural networks(ANN), genetic algorithms (GA),ant colony optimisation(ACO) and particle swarm optimisation(PSO).
KKKM4882Manufacturing Ergonomics2The objective of this course is to provide an exposure, knowledge, understanding, and synthesis to
introduction to ergonomics. It will enable students to understand basic knowledge that is critical in the development of good psychological and anthropometrically designed workstation. The topics
covered includes: ergonomics approach in manufacturing; anatomical and mechanical structure of
human body; anthropometrics principles in workspace and equipment design, man-machine interface – work-station design; design of manual materials handling; how our body works (respiration system, metabolic and fow systems); how our mind works (skeletal and muscular systems, neuromuscular control systems); human senses; how our body interacts with the environment; ergonomic management at workplace. Emphasis will be given to human health and safety in the work environment.
KKKQ1123Engineering Mathematics II (Linear Algebra)3The goal of this course is to highlight to the students the importance of linear algebra and its applications in engineering. The course begins with matrix and its basic operation and followed by its applications in linear system and input output model. The main topics are vector space and subspace, linear independence, basis, dimension, change of basis, row space, column space, null space, rank, nullity, matrix transformations, eigenvalue, eigenvector, inner product spaces, Gram-Schmidt process, diagonalization, quadratic forms, linear transformation-Isomorphism, composition, inverse transformation, LU- Decomposition, power method. The course ends with topics on sequence, infinite series, partial sum, types of series: geometric Series, harmonic series, P- series, alternating series, convergence-integral test, comparison test, ratio test, root test, power series and radius of convergence.2
KKKQ2023Engineering Statistics3This course introduces statistics as one of the tools used in decision-making through data gathering and sampling. Amongst the main topics discussed are probability, Bayes’ Theorem, random data representation, discrete and continuous random variables: probability density function, cumulative distribution function, mean and variance, point and interval estimation, test of significance and hypothesis testing, nonparametric tests, regression and correlation and quality control.2
KKKR4873Pollution Control and Cleaner Production3This course aims to impart knowledge, understanding and practical experience in pollution control and cleaner production (CP) so that students could gain skill to operate and manage a plant in a safe way. Students would be introduced to CP methods so that they could make the right decision to save resources and to make sure that the process used or designed is environmentally safe. Students would be exposed to the environmental laws and legislation in Malaysia and international. Apart from that, students would also be exposed to waste treatments systems, practical sampling and analysis, plant management, solid waste and schedule waste management etc.2
KKKR5822Biopharmaceutical Technology2This course is aimed to introduce students to the production of biopharmaceutical products through biotechnology applications. The course focuses on the application of microorganisms, and other biological cells in the production of biopharmaceuticals and biologics/medicines, by application of DNA recombinant technology, genetic engineering and immune technology. Students will be exposed to synthetic media development strategy for optimum metabolism and yield, Cultivation and fermentation technologies using a certain mode of operation, sterility monitoring and downstream processing of the biopharmaceutical products. Students will also be exposed to clinical trials and Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) issues which are critical for biopharmaceutical industries.2
KKKR5832Biochemical Manufacturing2This course is aimed to introduce students biocatalysis in biochemical manufacturing using microorganisms and enzymes for specific applications. Explanation of cell growth kinetics and biocatalysis will be included. This course focuses on how microbes, and enzymes are used to manufacture components of foods, pharmaceuticals, consumer products and biomaterials. How microbial metabolism is altered or engineered to generate strains capable of producing biochemicals and novel bio-active metabolites will also discussed. Topic of ethical and social/perception of risk implications of producing products from genetically modified organisms (GMOs) also included. 2
KKKR5842Bioreactor Engineering2The course is aimed to help engineer to develop, design and to operate fermentation process in industry. It underlines the important process development of industrial fermentation and focuses the principles of some important processes in detail. The students will learn basic concept of overall development in industrial fermentation process such as media formulation, inoculum development, design of sterilization and aseptic operations. This course also emphasizes some applications of mass transfer concept such as oxygen transfer in aeration and agitation, determination of theoretical and experimental oxygen mass transfer coefficient and scale-up of the fermentation process.2
KKKR5852Artificial Intelligence in Chemical Engineering2The course aims to provide an introduction to the concepts and techniques of artificial intelligence (AI) in Chemical Engineering. The course begins with an overview of the concept of AI and its brief history. Next, the discussion continued with the introduction and methods of several types of AI such as fuzzy logic, neural network, expert systems and genetic algorithm. Next, AI applications in the development and monitoring of the design process, failure diagnosis, prediction, control and decision-making are emphasized. The understanding of AI in chemical engineering will also be facilitated with the help of computer software such as Matlab®.2
KKKR5882Process Sustainability2This course introduces the concepts of sustainability
and sustainable process development and relationship
to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). The
social, environmental and economic impact of process development strategies will be identified and the mitigation of negative impacts discussed. It also examines some important current issues and areas of debate in relation to sustainable development.
KKKR5892Membrane Science and Engineering2The aim of this course is to provide students with a broad spectrum of knowledge in fundamentals of membrane science and engineering, as well as in membrane applications for chemical, environmental and biological engineering. The students should be able to formulate and solve engineering problems involving design of membranes and membrane modules for various membrane processes.2
KKKR5922Petrochemical Processes2This course covers the basic of chemical engineering and skills required by a process engineer in the early stages of the petroleum industry. The course will look at the overall process of refining oil, feedstock and yeild, and other major topics. Specific topics will also be discussed include atmospheric and vacuum distillation, characterization of complex petroleum fractions, and major refining operations such as catalytic reforming, catalytic fractioning, hydro treatment, and thermal breakdown. 2
KKKR5942Plastic Engineering2This subject introduces students to plastic production flow starting from compounding process to end-product fabrication, which can be found in automotive and household usage. It focuses on understanding the polymer properties, its sustainability, and classification, the suitability of each polymer resin for certain application, polymeric viscous media, powder and pellet handling, pneumatic conveying for powder and pellet conveying, storage and packaging, quality assurance in polymer compounding section, plastic fabrication process (extrusion, injection molding, blow molding, compression molding etc.) and properties of plastics articles (mechanical, thermal, resistance towards water and weather etc.). The common problems (off-spec product, fines generation) during compounding process are also discussed. The sustainability aspect such as recycling process, few types of plastics such as bio-based plastics and others will be discussed.2
KKKR5952Chemical Instrumentation Method2This course is intended to provide exposure and knowledge of the concept of chemical instrumentation methods in chemical analysis covered spectroscopic and chromatographic method. It will emphasize the basic theories and main principles of chemical instrumentation and the opportunity to use most of the tools found in the analytical laboratory of the department through the authorized lab work during the duration of this course. General concepts such as electronic design such as signal multiplication, digital electronics and signal-to-noise equipment will also be discussed. The layout general instrumentation and equipment used will be sufficiently discussed. Students will also be given exposure using the latest instrumentation analysis in determination of chemical structure, doing the measurement of the concentration and purity as well as undergoing quality assurance processes in the instrumental measurement.2
KKKR5962Toxicology Industry2This course is aimed to provide students with knowledge on processes that involve toxicants in industry and the generation of toxic waste. The effect of toxicants to the environment from various activities, such as industry and agriculture. The dose - response correlation, basic mechanisms of absorption, distribution, metabolism and the effect of toxic substances in the human body system will also be discussed. By the end of this course, students will be able to evaluate the risk, toxicity level and the solution method towards on the safe handling of toxitants.2
KKKT3263Digital Communication3This is a fundamental course to digital communication theory and design. Various types of digital baseband modulation and pass band modulation will be introduced e.g. PCM, FSK and ASK. Comparison on the system performance, such as bandwidth application and noise effect will be covered. This is followed by spread spectrum modulation and multiuser radio communications. Coding techniques in error control also will be introduced. Fundamental limits in information theory which influence the channel capacity will also be discussed.2
KKKT3273Integrated Circuit Manufacturing Technology3The aims of this course are to provide knowledge and comprehension on the chronological fabrication processes of semiconductor devices, mainly integrated circuits. Topics covered are cleanroom facility, photolitography, etching, oxidation, diffusion, ion-implantation, thin-film deposition, metallization, interconnects, and IC packaging.2
KKKT4113Multimedia Systems3This course is a continuation of the Digital Signal Processing course and begins with an introduction to various multimedia data namely audio, images and video. Speech and audio compression are introduced followed by 2D linear systems theory for visual media. The relation of visual media and the human visual system is made and applied to image and video compression. Multimedia streaming over networks is then described, along with hardware which includes computerised systems. Finally current and emerging multimedia technologies are touched upon,
culminating in case studies of these systems.
KKKT4173Network and Security3This course is a complement course to some communication courses such as Data Communication and Telecommunication. Based on the OSI 7 layer model, this course will give more emphasis on the network layer and the layers above it. In the network layer, methods of IP addressing and subnetwork creation will be introduced for both IPv4 and IPv6. The next layer is the transport layer, which connects the network layer to the application layer. Network security for the requirements of each layer will be discussed. This includes cryptography techniques, IPSec, firewall, e-mail security and Secure Socket Layer (SSL). Types of threats in networking security and methods to overcome them will also be described. 2
KKKT4183Advanced Devices Technology3This course aims at introducing to the students the basic elements of advanced devices technology. The topics covered are hot electron effects, microwave devices, high frequency devices, etc. In addition, technologies on submicron MOSFETs, transit time devices, display devices, CCD, and magnetic charged devices are also discussed.2
KKKT4233Optoelectronics3The goal of this course is to apply the understanding of optoelectronic technology in the world’s today photonic applications. This course begins by introducing in greater depth of optoelectronic devices, such as the concept of lasing, optical amplification and working concept of passive components. Fundamental principles and laws of light, such as Maxwell's equations, Fresnel equation, snell law, total internal reflection will be revisited, based on the phenomenon of wave nature of light in dielectric waveguides and optical fibers. Subsequent chapters include light
polarization, modulation of light, wavelength division multiplexing (WDM) concepts and components that involved. The current trends of optoelectronic technology will be discussed from the aspect of telecommunications systems, sensors, imaging and display. This course will provide laboratory exposure to the measurement and characterization equipment and optoelectronic components. The students are also exposed to the introduction of the use of simulation software for the design of optoelectronic components.
KKKT4243Optical Communication Systems3This course covers the following topics: History and background of optical communication. Optical fiber and cables, sources and sensors, Point-to-point fiber connection, Optical communication devices, Wavelength division multiplexing (WDM), WDM devices, CWDM and long distance transmission, Repeater and optical amplifier, Optical fiber in WAN, metropolitan and distribution networks, Optical add / drop devices and optical cross-links. Optical switches, FTTH's customers and technology networks, FTTH and WDM, PON and CWDM, CDMA optics, as well as
Wireless optical system.
KKKT4263Operating Systems3The course objective is to impart knowledge and understanding on the fundamental concepts of operating systems, their types and services, processes and interprocess communication, process scheduling and deadlocks, input and output systems, memory management and file systems.2
KKKT4283CMOS Analog IC Design3This course discusses aspects of analogue circuits based on CMOS process technology. Emphasis will be given to the fundamental understanding and models development for analogue circuit. Several basic analogue circuits will be analysed such as current mirrors, reference circuits and analogue amplifiers. Based on this, the course will be directed towards the design and simulation of a complete analogue circuit. 2
KKKT4293Introduction to MEMs Technology3The aim of this course is to provide students with knowledge, comprehension and ability to design devices using MEMS technology. This course begins with the introduction to basic theory of MEMS device structure, materials and applications. The design and fabrication processes are introduced which includes micro/nano machining process. Various sensing and actuation methods are introduced and analyzed. Students are also exposed to basic and advanced design of MEMS sensors such as biomedical sensors. 2
KKKZ3123Control Engineering3The objective of this course is to equip students with the knowledge and basic understanding of control system. Students will learn about analysis methods in control system such as classification of control techniques, feedback system, open loop system, physical modelling of dynamic system, transfer function model, signal flow graph, transient response, stability, Routh array, performance index, root locus technique, frequency response methods, Bode plot and Nyquist criterion.2
KKKZ3143Power Engineering3The course aims to provide knowledge and comprehension on power engineering. Emphasis is given to various components in power generation, power transmission and power distribution. Among the topics covered are power system structure, power system components, basic concept of power, power factor, 3-phase system, per unit system, transmission line parameters, modelling of short, medium and long transmission lines, basic introduction of high voltage engineering in power system, high voltage components in power distribution systems, high voltage generation, breakdown in solid, gases and liquid dielectric, high voltage measurement, and insulation coordination.2
KKKZ4033Power System Analysis3The objective of this course is to provide knowledge and understanding on power flow analysis, fault analysis or short circuit and stability analysis in power system. Load flow analysis will be done by using iterative techniques such as the Newton Raphson, Gauss Seidel and Fast Decoupled techniques. Other topics include balanced and unbalanced fault analyses including symmetrical component theory and its application. Fault analyses include single-line to ground, double-line to ground and three phase faults. Transient stability analysis in power systems will be taught considering derivation of the swing equation and using the equal area criteria for stability assessment. Power system simulations will be carried out using softwares such as Digsilent, PSS/E, PSAT, Power World Simulator and Matpower for load flow, fault and stability analyses.2
KKKZ4043Power Quality3Objective of this course is to provide knowledge, understanding and synthesis in power quality study. This advanced course gives emphasis on power quality introduction, types of power quality disturbance, transient, voltage sag, voltage swell, harmonic, over voltage, under voltage, waveform distortion, power quality monitoring technique, voltage sag source, instrument selection, monitoring area, PQ benchmarking, DG impacts on power quality. Rectification instrument for power quality such as harmonic filter, uninterrupted power supply system, power adjustment, static compensator and dynamic voltage restorer will also be taught in this course.2
KKKZ4063Computer Controlled Systems3This course discusses variety aspects of computer application in control system, which covers aspect of instrument selection and configuration, simulation, discrete time system analysis, digital controller tuner and discrete time system modeling. 2


Faculty of Information Science and Technology (FTSM).

CodeCourseNo. of CreditDescriptionSemester Offered
TTTC2453Machine Learning3The class will briefly cover topics in Introduction to Machine Learning, Linear Regression, Linear Algebra, Linear Classification, Decision Trees, Multi-class Classification, Neural Networks, Clustering, PCA, and Support Vector Machines. The course consists of theoretical and practical approach for Neural Network. Topics that will be covered includes:

i) Basis of Neural network computing vs algorithm approach, traditional problem solving and Von Neumann architectur;
ii)Important neural network models: Adaline and Perceptron, feedforward & feedback network; looping network; self orgnanizing network (Kohonen Model and ART model for Grossberg); and thermodynamic network (Hopfield model, Boltzmann/Gauss/Cauchy machines);
iii) Learning method: Hebbian learning, Teori Perceptron Learning, back-propagation learning, unsupervised competitive learning. Basic models with related techniques will be emphasized.

Mathematical characteristics for some neural models will be given and compared, and discussions on the application as well as the practicality of it will be carried as well. This course is directly related to computing aspects for neural networks and therefore basic knowledge on data structure, algorithms analysis, linear algebra and differential equations will helps in understanding it. No basic knowledge in psychology, biology andcognitive will not be a problem. Students will be given (a) project(s) to exercise their understandings.
TTTC3283Data Mining3This course will introduce data mining as a new field which is also known as Knowledge Discovery in Databases (KDD). Data mining is a pattern or knowledge discovery technology from a large dataset. The course consist of several sections: introduction, data mining methodology, data preprocessing and the data mining tasks such as classification, prediction, association rule mining, clustering, frequent pattern and structured pattern analysis and outlier analysis. Several techniques for each task will be discussed. Students will be exposed to the hands-on experience of data mining activities such as data reparation, data cleaning, modeling and knowledge analysis. The related multi-disciplinary issues will be discussed including database, data warehouse, machine learning, statistics, data visualizations etc. The data mining tools will be introduced and used in this course.2
TTTH2304Software Design for Multimedia Systems4This course introduces the concepts and fundamental principles of software design. Students will be exposed to various design techniques and models. Based on that basic knowledge, students will learn to decide on the most suitable approach for a particular type of software to be developed. Students will then apply the selected technique and method in a specific multimedia software/system project. At the end of the project, students should be able to evaluate the efficiency of the technique and method, and also incorporate user-friendly attributes in designing the multimedia software/system.2
TTTH2843Multimedia Programming3This course aims to provide basic programming skills in the development of multimedia applications using object-oriented programming approach and the embedded libraries. Generally, this course can be divided
into two parts. The first part will provide the students with basic skills of programming such as functions, methods, constructs, class, control structures, loops and arrays to program multimedia elements such as graphics, text, buttons, audio, video and animation. The second part of this course will focus on designing and developing multimedia applications such as games and mobile applications.
TTTH3813Virtual Reality3This course introduces the concept of Virtual Reality (VR.) Students will be exposed to different types of VR systems, the use of specific hardware and software in VR systems and the architecture of a VR system. The concept of 3D modeling and virtual environment which are the basis of a VR system will be taught to the students. The effect of using VR to human, recent trends and issues of VR technology will also be discussed.  At the end of this course, students will use R technology by developing a usable VR system interface with 3D interaction technique in a virtual environment.2
TTTH3863Multimedia Game3This course introduces the standards and practices used by the computer game development industry.  This project-based course will require students to develop an actual working computer game using computer game development tools. Students will receive hands-on training on the following game development topics: Game asset creation: 3D modelling, texturing, normal mapping, game shaders and animation; Game engine-based development: asset integration, user interface design and input, game programming and event scripting; Environment control: Particle simulation, collision detection, and game physics; Behavioural logic: pathfinding, decision making algorithms and trees, and Game publishing: testing and deployment. 2
TTTK2133Data Communication and Technology3This course aims to provide knowledge and comprehensive understanding on fundamentals of data communication. Discussion will include various basic techniques, tools, concepts and computer communications. Good mastery in data communications are expected to bring benefits to the students to face the job market regarding communication and data networks. In addition, Malaysia’s ICT policy and telecommunications products in Malaysia are also discussed. Recent developments in wireless technology and mobile services in the field of telecommunications are also emphasized.2
TTTK2223Computer Science Theory3This course will study three mutually related topics: languages, machines, and computability. The course cover the following topics: regular languages, finite automata to identify regular expression, context-free languages, push-down automata to identify context-free languages, Turing machine and its variants to identify other languages in Chomsky hierarchy, and the limit of algorithm for computation. Besides that, the proof of Closure-property for a language, and the use of pumping lemma for verifying properties of language will also be discussed. JFLAP software will be used in this course to draw and analyze automata diagram.2
TTTK3033Operating System3The course gives students an in-depth understanding of designing and implementing operating systems. It introduces fundamental operating system topics and includes both computer system and operating system structure. Students will learn how processes, threads, concurrent programming, interrupt handling, CPU
scheduling and process synchronization, file system and I/O system, and memory management affect the system structure. Additionally, students will able to apply system software and tools available in modern operating
system for software development.
TTTP2043Fundamental of Text Processing and Analytics3This course offers students the opportunity to learn the fundamental skills in text processing. It introduces students to the concepts and techniques of text analysis by using Python NLTK programming tool. Students will be taught with the fundamental of text processing for standard sources such as text from news and books, and non-standard text such as text from social media applications. Pre- processing techniques such as tokenization, normalization, stemming and Regular Expression will be taught. It also covers knowledge based text analysis such as lemmatization, stop word removal by using thesaurus and word co-occurrence calculation. Student will also be taught to develop and implement the text processing components in applications such as information extraction, natural language processing and data mining.2
TTTP2743Semantic Technology3This course will introduce to students about the principles and capabilities of semantic technologies and the goals of the Semantic Web. Students will also be introduced towards several needed components and languages used in Semantic Technology such as XML, RDF and OWL. It provides a primer for the field of semantics along with information on the emerging standards, schemas, and tools. It also explains how describing data in richer terms, independent of particular systems or applications, can allow for greater machine processing and powerful autonomic computing capabilities. These include se-mantic web services, information interoperability, and intelligent search. It also discusses the state and current use of protocols, schemas, and tools that will pave the road toward the Semantic Web. Open source software is use to create and develop ontologies within certain domains. With this, students will gain knowledge on several needed skills such as programming, variety of algorithms and techniques to integrate into a Semantic Web environment.2
TTTR2033Quality Management3The aim of this course is to present concepts and techniques of quality management in IT services. These techniques will be introduced in this course and how they can be applied in IT service processes based on ITIL. This quality management is based on continual loop that provides a quality improvement cycle for products and services. It starts with defining key measurable objectives, and resulting in implementing solutions and sustaining improvement. The loop complements ITIL improvement process steps. These improvement steps (to measure, analyse and improve service quality) will employ SPC tools.2
TTTU2323Prinsip Sistem Maklumat3This course introduces students to Information Systems (IS) and how different ISes are used in an organization. This course focuses on how the main components of IS such as human, software, hardware, data and communication technology can be integrated and managed to achieve competitive advantage for the organization. Students will understand how information and communication technology may improve the quality and performance of the organization. This course also provides an introduction to systems and development concepts, technology acquisition, and various types of application software that have become prevalent or emerging in current times.2
TTTU3163Decision Support System3This course introduces students to Information Systems (IS) and how different ISes are used in an organization. This course focuses on how the main components of IS such as human, software, hardware, data and communication technology can be integrated and managed to achieve competitive advantage for the organization. Students will understand how information and communication technology may improve the quality and performance of the organization. This course also provides an introduction to systems and development concepts, technology acquisition, and various types of application software that have become prevalent or emerging in current times.2
TTTU4263Information System Security and Audit3The course discusses issues surrounding the management of information systems organisation that is increasingly dependent to information technology. Effective manager in business must be knowledgeable in the appropriate approaches for managing information technology resources effectively.2

Faculty of Law (FUU).

CodeCourseCreditsDescription Offered in Semester
UUUK4513Environmental Law3This course will introduce legal mechanisms related to the environment from the historical development, sources of law to basic principles of environmental law. In addition, environmental problems will be reviewed that will include various types of pollution such as noise, air / atmosphere, water, soil, waste as well as threats to flora and fauna. There is also a discussion on environmental impact assessment (EIA). For each of these topics, the definition, sources and effects of the problem, national legislation, key organisations, international legislation and challenges in terms of climate change shall also be observed.2
UUUK4603Media Law and Communication3This course aims to introduce students to the purpose and role of law in media. Students will be exposed to the concept, theory and constitutional background of law. Things that underlie the law relating to the media will also be emphasised such as, defamation, freedom of speech, right to information and so on. In addition, particular attention will be given to the relevant laws governing the media in Malaysia along with comparison with other countries. Emphasis will also be given to the law’s functions and purpose in accordance with mass media. Overall, the exposure on the course will be from the perspective of history, culture, politics, law and society. Teaching and learning will be implemented in the form of experiential learning, problem-based learning, and case study analysis.2
UUUK4723Sports Law3This course is designed to give students an understanding in handling legal issues in the field of sports. This course aims to develop the ability of undergraduate students to understand the relationship of sports and law (lexsportiva) at the domestic and international levels; raises the ability to solve problems of governance and structure of sports at various levels and the ability to identify legal liability in the context of sports relations. The course focuses on three parts, namely: first, introduction (history of the development of sports law in Malaysia, the concept and function of sports law and the regulation of sports law on sports governance); second, the legal jurisdiction of the
Sports Commissioner and the Sports Advisory Panel, ADR and solutions in sports in Malaysia and internationally; and third, the application of sports law protections to sportsmen (contracts, intellectual property, crime and doping) and sports management (stadiums, spectators and risk management).
UUUK4753Law of The Sea3Students will be introduced to the division of maritime zones for a coastal state as well as all aspects of marine use as provided in the 1982 International Law of the Sea Convention. Students are exposed to baselines, internal waters, territorial waters, contiguous zones, exclusive economic zones, continental shelf, and the high seas. Further discussion examine the straits and archipelagic states in addition to discuss navigation, fisheries, conservation and protection of the marine environment as well as environmental implications, division of maritime boundaries, dispute resolution and others. 2
UUUK4783International Humanitarian Law3The course will introduce the field of international humanitarian law to undergraduates. The course will cover an introduction to the international legal parameters relating to the conduct of war, treaties and conventions on IHL namely, the Hague and Geneva Conventions and their Additional Protocols, which are the heart of IHL, as well as customary international law, which is the second important source of law in IHL. The course will examine among others issues relating to the responsibilities and obligations of States under international humanitarian law and the nature of liabilities for such entities, the regulation of various means and methods of warfare, the status and treatment of civilians, civilian objects, and prisoners of war (POWs), the regulation of non-international armed conflicts including the implementation and enforcement mechanisms and their effectiveness. Based upon the information provided through lectures and group discussions during seminars, the students will become familiar with the general scope and content of contemporary international humanitarian law. Through the problem based learning (PBL) component, the students, through group work, will be called upon to apply what has been learned in lectures and seminars to writing an argument concerning the legality or illegality of actions committed during an armed conflict. The resulting analysis and examination of the hypothetical issues presented for the PBL assignment will serve as the basis for role play exercise, in which the students will play the different role of players in enforcement of IHL. 2
UUUK4793Malay Language and Law3This course exposes students to the position, importance and role of the Malay language in the field of law. Laws in Malaysia related to the Malay language especially the Federal Constitution and the National Language Act 1963/67 will be the main platform to discuss the language position of the grammatical aspects of the Malay language such as morphology and syntax. Aspects of terminology and language adjustment are also included in the course content. In addition, this course focuses on four important components of the application of the Malay language in the field of law; namely speech, writing, translation and editing of legal texts. At the same time, this course gives specific emphasis on the accurate and appropriate application of the Malay language in the field of law through practical training conducted.2

Faculty of Science and Technology (FST).

CodeCourseNo. of CreditDescription Offered in Semester
STKM2622Advanced Chemical Analysis of Food2The objective of the laboratory exercise is to introduce the students to the application of various instrumental techniques such as spectroscopy, chromatography, electrophoresis, texture analyser and colour measurement. Students will be exposed the correct techniques to operate the instruments and to enhance their understanding on the principle of each instrument. The laboratory exercise will include the methods of sample preparations (extraction and concentration) and optimization and calibration of instruments.2
STKM3022Food Law, Quality and Safety2Food quality control, total quality management (TQM) and food safety management in food industry are discussed in this course. Students are exposed to food safety systems such as Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP), Good Hygiene Practices, Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) and ISO 22000. This course also discussed the application of specific statistical techniques related to quality control procedures and factory hygiene and sanitation. Students are also being introduced to the development of Food Laws and Standards and the salient features of the Food Act 1983 and Regulations 1985 as well as Malaysian Standards for various food products. The role of Codex Alimentarius Commision in the development of various standards and guidelines pertaining to food production are also being explained.2
STSB3462Recycling Materials2This course introduce to students about reduce,
reuse and recycling materials (3R) from different
type of materials such as metals, polymers, papers,
glasses and electronics. Students will be exposed
with materials behabiour, method and technology of
recycle, common disposal methods, quality
improvement of recycling materials, advantage and
disadvantage of recycling technologies (cost and
STBP1023Cell Biology3This course presents an in-depth discussion on the structure and functions of the cell. This includes the structure – function relationship of various organelles i.e. mitochondria, chloroplasts and ribosomes. The discussion includes membrane structure, endoplasmic reticulum and the cell walls of plants and bacteria. Cellular macromolecules such as proteins, polysaccharides and lipids will be elaborated. Topics for cell function include the cell buffering system and cellular transport mechanisms. Kinetics of enzyme-catalysed reactions and the roles of enzymes in cell metabolism will also be dealt with. This is followed by discussions on the principles of thermodynamics and the cell energy system. Aspects of energy metabolism covered include photosynthesis and photorespiration in plants and the production of ATP from carbohydrates and lipids in the animal system.2
STQS1913Applied Statistics3This course introduces students to the basic methods in statistical research and examples of how the methods are used in the sciences. The contents of the course are descriptive statistics, probability and discrete and continuous random variables, various probability distributions for discrete and continuous random variables are also introduced. Point and interval estimation of the parameters of a single and two populations, Sampling distributions, particularly those related to the normal distribution. Hypotheses testing on the parameters of a single and two populations, Categorical data analysis, especially those involving the use of chi-squared test, Correlation and simple linear regression, One-way analysis of variance and non-parametric techniques are also discussed.2
STBP2013Biochemistry3The main objective of this course is to provide an understanding on the biochemical processes occurring in the cell as a vital component of life. Metabolism of carbohydrate, lipid and protein will be discussed in elaborate detail with appropriate emphasis on the role of hormones and relevant regulatory mechanisms involved in these processes. The theory and mechanism of ATP production via oxidative and photophosphorylation, given its central role in energy metabolism, will be subjected to critical examination in order to provide clear insights into this essential process. Fundamental to understanding these biological phenomena, the mechanisms and kinetics involved in enzymatic catalysis will also be discussed.2
STBC2023Introductory Bioinformatics3This course is designed to provide an introduction to many aspects of bioinformatics – focusing on the principles involved. This course concentrates on the concepts, descriptions of algorithms and analysis methods both on the sequence and structure aspects of macromolecules. This course also addresses the issues involved in biological data collection along with the algorithmic issues involved in designing analysis techniques with hope that the students will develop an appreciation for the parameters and complexities involved in both of the key aspects of bioinformatics. The students are also introduced to existing biological databases and encouraged to use real data to test their skills. Students are also introduced to development of algorithms and engineering software for solving problems involving molecular biology data.2

Faculty of Health Sciences (FSK).

CodeCourseCreditsDescription Offered in Semester
NNNS1082Life Crafts2This course focuses on an appreciation towards activities of daily living, such as gardening, recycling, cooking, appreciating art and others. Students will identify and expand their individual interests in any of the suggested activities or any that they themselves bring to the table.2
NNNX4123Forensic Imaging3This course consists of lecture and field practice. It covers the basic use of camera for documentation. Various photography technique based on the situation of a crime will be introduced. Image processing will also be covered to ensure quality documentation is produced and is accepted by court of law.2
NNNE1422Occupational Safety and Health Legislation2The course consists of lectures and case studies. It is carried out by identifying and describing the laws, regulations and standards applicable in occupational safety and health activities. It includes the Introduction to OSH legislation, OSH Act 1994, Safety and Health Officer Regulations, Safety and Health Committee Regulation, 1996, Classification, Labelling and Safety Data Sheet of Hazardous Chemicals 2013, Use and standards of exposure of chemicals hazardous to health regulation 2000, Control of industry major accident hazards regulation 1996, Factories and machinery act 1967, the Fire Service Act 1988, Employment Act & SOCSO, Petroleum Safety Measures act 1984 & Gas Supply Act 1993.2
NNNE1442Behavioural Science and Environmental Psychology2This course will introduce students to behavioural science. Students will be exposed to the theories and basics of behavioural science which include aspects of personality. Next, students will be exposed to basic concepts of communication and the skills associated with it. Students will also be explained aspects of behavioural science in various situations including cultural differences, health risk behaviour and conflicts. For the next part, elements of environmental psychology will also be infused into the course. Basic industrial psychology will also be briefly touched.2

Faculty of Dentistry (FGG).

CodeCourseNo. of CreditDescriptionSemester Offered
LMDD1422Dental Craft Art2This course aims to introduce students to the concept,
theory and skills of handicrafts used in the field of
dentistry. Through this course, students (including
students not from the field dentistry) will be introduced
to the basics about handicraft skills as well as a variety
of materials that can used to produce arts and crafts
materials. Teaching and learning will be made through
practical training and the production of results art to be
described by students. The end result of the project is
the result students ’creative creations to be placed in
art exhibitions students.

Faculty of Economics and Management.

CodeCourseCreditsDescription Offered in Semester
EPPM4433International Finance3This course aims to provide understanding on significant issues in international finance. It also aims to expose students to techniques used to handle those issues. The discussion covers topics related in multinational environment, determination and exposure of exchange rates, management approaches in exchange rates exposure, international working capital, investment and financing specifically on foreign direct investment (FDI), global capital budgeting and international trade financing.2
EPPM2014Business Communication4Business Communication teaches the students to improve their communication skills as the main basis of their career success. This course enables students to understand the factors that influence the effectiveness of business communication. They are taught various elements of communication skills such as intercultural communication as well as verbal and non-verbal messages. Students will become knowledgeable to communicate in various job situations, work in teams, think critically and use technology to communicate effectively and productively. They will be given the platform and guidance in the form of industrial collaboration, in building resume and video resume, hence being ready to participate in mock interview.2
EPPM4014Strategic Management4This course aims to expose students to strategic management of business entities. Students will be informed of the needs and responsibilities of the top management in sustaining or increasing competitiveness through planning and implementing strategies. This course also helps students analyze the internal and external environments of business entities, and provides guidance on how to develop and implement appropriate strategies for a business entity. Students will be trained to analyze internal and external business environment, and will be guided to develop and devise strategic implementation plan for a company. In addition, this course will also discuss global issues and current trend faced by the top management of a company.2
EPPA4716Integrated Case Study6This course exposes students to real business cases which integrate knowledge from financial accounting, management accounting, taxation, audit, finance, management and business related information technology and other social science courses. The use of cases will enable and develop critical thinking and rational decision making. Experiential exercises are embedded in this course to support learners’ effort in independent learning. Learning process will be captured through discussion and presentation in small groups.2

Faculty of Islamic Studies (FPI).

CodeCourseNo. of CreditDescriptionSemester Offered
PPPY1022Bahasa Arab Akademik Asas2This course guides students to read, listen, speak, and write in Arabic practically for academic purposes. Students are guided to analyse modern texts in terms of content and language. Students are guided to discuss, comment on and summarize written or audio-visual study materials. Students are guided to strengthen morphological and syntactic competencies
as well as use dictionaries to support language skills. This course uses a student centred approach and utilizes internet resources to support the Arabic language skills required to master Islamic studies.
PPPN1173Deviation In Quranic Exegesis3This course discusses the history of the
emergence and development of deviation of tafsir
and the factors that influence it. Discussion
focuses on the elements of deviation in
interpretation of the Quran including the use of
mawdu‘ (fabricated) hadith and part of Isra’iliyyat,
the interpretation of some sufis and linguists as
well as interpretation done by Firaq Islamiyah
such as Batiniyyah, Syiah, Kharijites and
Mu’taziltes. This study also analyzes the impact of
the movement of thought and modern ideologies
on interpretation of al-Quran. In that respect, a
several samples of the holy verse interpretations
are selected as a case study.
PPPN2433Studies of Qira’at3This course exposes students to the science of Qira’at
(Variants of Recitation) as a whole from the standpoint
of the history of its emergence and development.
Discussion of Hadih Sab’ah Ahruf (Narrative of Seven
Readings) as well as scholars’ views, the principles,
types of Qira’at, figures or personalities, writings and
description of its teminology. Students are also
exposed to various Orientalist accusations and attacks
on Qira’at and how to deal with them using argument
and proof.
PPAT1211Arabic Communication Camp1Arabic Communication Camp is designed to develop
the international appeal of students through improving
their skill in Arabic speaking for daily and academic
needs. Students will be introduced to Arabic customs
in verbal and non-verbal communication. Students will
also have the opportunity to appreciate and act out
simple and popular culture of the Arabs such as Juha
jokes, Kalilah wa Dimnah and others. Students are
required to speak Arabic throughout the camp.
PPPJ2303Arabic Linguistics3This course introduces the basic concepts and
principles in Arabic linguistics. Students will learn
about the nature of languages as well as the sound
systems (phonetics and phonologies), word formation
(morphology), language structure (synchronistic) and
meaning system (semantic) of Arabic language. They
will also explore several sub-fields of applied linguistics
such as language and society (sociolinguistic) and
language acquisition (psycholinguistic). In addition, this
course discusses the scholarly contributions of Ibn
Sina, Sibawayh, Ibn Jinni, de Saussure, Chomsky and
other linguists in language studies. Students will also
evaluate the importance of linguistics in identity and
nation building and industries.
PPPJ2453Arabic Grammar And Morphology II3This course aims to fathom out/comprehend the nahw
(grammar) and sarf (morphology) topics based on one
of well-known grammar works/books, as well as
analyze the syntax (grammatical analysis) in detail.
There are few topics to be emphasized in the grammar
section: marfū'at al-af'al (verb nominative), mansubat
al-af'al (verb accusative), majzumat al-af'al (verb
majzum) and majrurat al-asma' (genitive noun). While
the topics that are highlighted for the morphological
part are: division of nouns into sahih, mamdud and
manqus, formation of nouns into dual form
(muthanna), plural and diminutive form (tasghir).
PPPJ3633History of Islamic Arts3This course examines the concept and philosophy of
Islamic arts and its development according to certain
time periods. Further discussion focuses on the
development of Islamic arts itself in the beginning age
of Islam (the Prophet pbuh and al-Rashidin Caliphs), in
the eras of Umayyad, Abbasid, Andalusian, Fatimid,
Ayyubid, Mamluk, Indian and Ottoman reigns as well
as quite prominent aspects of Islamic arts and
architecture in other small kingdoms. Discussion also
focuses on branches of Islamic arts and architecture
which encompass aspects of interior design and decor
such as arabesque, paintings, ceramic art, art of soft
furnishings like carpet and tapestry, calligraphy,
sculpture and carving art, ivory artwork, art of weapon
decoration, money decorative design art, metal work
and vocal artistry (music).
PPPJ3603Kritikan Sastera Arab3Kursus ini membincangkan definisi kritikan sastera,
sejarah pertumbuhan dan perkembangan dalam
kesusasteraan Arab dari era Jahili sehingga ke era
Abbasi serta sarjana kritikan klasik. Kursus ini juga
meneliti bentuk kritikan dalam sastera Arab klasik, isu
dan persoalan kritikan, tokoh pengkritik dan karya
utama mereka. Kursus ini juga mengkaji faktor
kemunculan kritikan sastera Arab moden, aliran utama
dalam kritikan sastera Arab yang terdapat dalam prosa
dan puisi moden di samping mengkaji ciri-ciri puisi,
novel, cerpen dan drama. Kriteria estetika karya
sastera dalam aspek bentuk dan isi juga dikaji secara
PPPJ3513Sastera Arab di Andalus3Kursus ini membincangkan definisi kritikan sastera,
sejarah pertumbuhan dan perkembangan dalam
kesusasteraan Arab dari era Jahili sehingga ke era
Abbasi serta sarjana kritikan klasik. Kursus ini juga
meneliti bentuk kritikan dalam sastera Arab klasik, isu
dan persoalan kritikan, tokoh pengkritik dan karya
utama mereka. Kursus ini juga mengkaji faktor
kemunculan kritikan sastera Arab moden, aliran utama
dalam kritikan sastera Arab yang terdapat dalam prosa
dan puisi moden di samping mengkaji ciri-ciri puisi,
novel, cerpen dan drama. Kriteria estetika karya
sastera dalam aspek bentuk dan isi juga dikaji secara
PPPM3133Women's Leadership Management3This course discusses the aspect of Muslim women
management according to the Quran and Sunnah.
Aspects of femininity and the rights of women in Islam,
their role as children, wives and mothers as well as
environmental changes that occur and their impact on
the socio-culture of women’s lives in the development
of Islamic history will be analysed. In addition, the dual
functioning of women in the realm of household and
employment, competition with men, criticism of the
deviation of the feminist movement and the
involvement of women in the economic, political, and
social fields will be given attention. It will also discuss
the problems of modern day women and how to solve
them according to the Islamic perspective such as
family institutions, family planning, abortion, polygamy,
divorce and the problems of working women
leadership. A study in several Islamic countries in the
Middle East and Southeast Asia to see the reality of
Muslim women's lives in line with Islamic teachings.
PPPM3313Guidance For New Muslims3This course focuses on students’ understanding of the
ongoing guidance process to new Muslims. The focus
of the discussion is on developing the potential of that
group. The concept of religious needs in human life will
be emphasised by presenting the fact of insan kamil,
al-haq, al-irshad, al-falah, and tarbiyah. This aspect of
guidance will look from two situations, namely
individual and group guidance. Also to be discussed in
this course is the approaches that have been practiced
by responsible dakwah bodies in Malaysia whether
government agencies or non-governmental
organisations (NGOs).
PPPH3163Current Hadith Studies (Malay, Arabic)3This course examines and dissects current issues
surrounding hadith which include issues of hadith
argumentation, position of hadith in Islamic law, factors
of hadith falsification and efforts to preserve it,
orientalism and hadith, confusion of hadith, opponents
of hadith from within and outside Islam and its
refutation, misunderstanding of the method of
understanding hadith and studying current issues
addressed based on hadith.
PPPH3473Sociology of Religion (Malay, English)3This course discusses the development of Sociology of
Religion and analysis the thought of sociology of
religion scholars on the function of religion in society,
value system, sociology of religion methodology and
relation between religion and society. Comparatively
this course will study the reaction of muslims sociology
regarding teory of religion, Islamic perspective
towards modern sociology and Islamisation issues in
the context of sociology of religion.

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities (FSSK).

CodeCourseNo. of CreditDescription Semester Offered
SKKP1033Introduction to Intercultural Communication3Intercultural communication is a symbolic process that involves interaction between people from differing cultural perceptions. It is the process of sharing of meanings that is complex and dynamic, characterised by particular norms and practices within a historical, economic, political and social context. This course introduce a conceptual framework, identifies challenges of interaction in everyday life and explores contemporary intercultural communication issues at national and international levels. At the end of the course students will be able to distinguish the similarities and differences between cultures, the challenges at the local and global levels, as well as improve their intercultural interaction skills.2
SKPX2023Child and Youth Psychology 3A primary aim of this course is to present a balance of theory, applications, research findings and to integrate all of these aspects of development by presenting a picture of the whole child and adolescent from the physical, cognitive, and socioemotional aspects. Students will be exposed to special and contemporary issues regarding children and adolescents. 2
SKMK1023Islam dan Kebudayaan Melayu3Kursus ini membicarakan sejarah islam dan perkembangannya dalam peradaban melayu. Perbincangan ini meliputi penelusuran pertumbuhan peradaban pra-islam seperti animisme, unsur-unsur hindu-buddha, teori dan sejarah penyebaran islam di alam melayu/nusantara termasuk peranan pedagang, mubaligh, ahli sufi, raja-raja serta sumbangan yang diberikan oleh islam sehingga terbentuk satu peradaban melayu-islam.2
SKMM1053Puisi Melayu3Kursus ini membincangkan tentang sejarah awal puisi melayu yang merangkumi puisi melayu tradisional dan puisi melayu moden. Aspek-aspek seperti asal usul, bentuk, ciri, teknik, nilai estetika, pemikiran serta falsafah yang terungkap dalam puisi ini turut dibincangkan. Selain fungsi dan kedudukan puisi ini dalam masyarakat dulu dan kini (era teknologi dan digital), perubahan pemikiran serta kreativiti dan sumbangan tokoh-tokoh penyair turut diberikan perhatian. Di akhir semester, pelajar dikehendaki membuat pementasan yang berkonsepkan puisi-puisi melayu ini untuk tujuan penghayatan.2

School of Liberal Studies (CITRA-UKM).

CodeCourse NameNo. of CreditSemester Offered
LMCW2022Data Management and Analysis22
LMCW1022Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship and Innovation22
LMCW2153Appreciation of Ethics and Civilisations32
LMCW2153Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban32
LMCW2143 Philosophy and Current Issues32
LMCW2193Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 232
LMCR2102 Protocol and Event Management22
LMCR1282 Impactful Oral Presentation22
LMCR1252 English Pronunciation22
LMCR2282 Gaining Confidence Through Storytelling22
LMCR2462 Creative Problem Solving22
LMCR2392 Time Management22
LMCR1102 Volunteerism and Social Service22
LMCR2152Human Rights22
LMCR2412 Leadership and Interpersonal Skills22
LMCR2342 Family Issues22
LMCR2272 Information Technology Appreciation22
LMCR2252 Emotion Management22
LMCP1412 Entrepreneurship and Leadership22
LMCR3482 E- Sports22