Virtual Exchange Programme 2021

Announcement: Temporary Cancellation of Physical Inbound Exchange of UKM Program for March 2021 & October 2021 Intake.

UKM has created the Virtual Exchange Programme through collaborative online international learning starting in October 2020. This initiative provides opportunities for students from partner universities to join a semester or an academic year (1 or 2-semester study). Without having to be in Malaysia, students still have the opportunity to attend classes and complete the program with experienced lecturers as well as be able to take home credit units for each course registered.

Let’s exchange at UKM!


Requirements and Eligibility

➜ Registered as a full-time student at home university.
➜ Have completed at least two academic semesters at home university.
➜ Have good English proficiency in both speaking and writing.
➜ Must agree to abide by the rules and regulations of UKM or placement provider.
➜ Agrees to be responsible for the costs incurred.


Academic Calendar

Item Semester 2
(March 2021 Intake)
Semester 1
(October 2021 Intake)
Semester 2
(March 2022 Intake)
Nomination Deadline n/a 10 August 2021 20 January 2022
Application Deadline n/a 15 August 2021 31 January 2022
Registration 22 March 2021 11 October 2021 28 March 2022
Lectures 22 March 2021
(14 weeks)
11 October 2021
(14 weeks)
28 March 2022
(14 weeks)
Mid-Semester Break 8 May 2021
(1 week)
29 November 2021
(1 week)
16 May 2022
(1 week)
Final Examination 12 July 2021
(3 weeks)
7 February 2022
(3 weeks)
18 July 2022
(3 weeks)


Application Procedures

1. Fill up the application form ⇊Application For Non-Graduate Programme.
2. UKM Global will review and clarify the application document.
3. Completed document will be forwarded to the host faculty at UKM approval feedback.
4. The offer letter will be issued by the UKM Academic Department after obtaining approval by the host faculty.
5. UKM Global will email copy of the offer letter to student / Coordinator at partner university.


List of Virtual Courses

Incoming exchange students may refer to the list of virtual courses by faculty as below. List of courses MUST be chosen from one host faculty only.

ProgrammeCodeCourse NameNo. of CreditDescriptionSemester Offered
Architecture and Built EnvironmentKKSB1213Building Services I3Building Services I emphasise the basic system of
simple building features services, namely water
supply system, electricity supply system, sanitation
system, drainage and sewerage system,
telecommunication system, gas supply system,
sewage systems and fire retention system. Exposure
is stressed upon on the design requirements for
simple buildings.
Architecture and Built EnvironmentKKSB1272Environmental Science 12Environmental Science 1 emphasizes the importance of awareness towards environment science aspects in the context of built environment. Students are exposed to basic knowledge of environmental science as well as the negative impacts if the aspects of environmental science are not considered in building design. The contents of Environmental Science 1 include global and regional climates, climate change and global warming issues, urban heat island, ecological system and environmental pollution, the smart building concept and energy saving as well as the renewable energy. 2
Engineering EducationKKKF3103Project Management3Project management such as project lifecycle,
work breakdown structure, project planning,
scheduling, monitoring and control, Net
Present Value (NPV), earned value analysis
(EVA), corrective and preventive actions, risk
assessment and mitigation, exposure to the
relevant local authority acts and regulation as
well as contractual matters. Topics regarding
occupational safety and health management
and strategy management will also be
discussed. This course also introduces students
to the Microsoft Project software application.
Engineering EducationKKKQ2023Engineering Statistics3This course introduces statistics as one of the tools
used in engineering problem through statistical
inference and data analytic. Amongst the main topics
discussed are hypothesis testing, regression,
statistical quality control and introduction to machine
learning. This course emphasizes on statistical
application in engineering with regard to data
analytical skill and knowledge in machine learning.
Engineering EducationKKKQ1223Linear Algebra3The 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
Mechanical and Manufacturing EngineeringKKKM1623Materials Selection and Performance3The course aims to introduce design-led material
selection for optimum performance under mechanical
loading (and other properties such as corrosion and
stress corrosion). Phenomena such as yielding,
fatigue, fracture, creep and corrosion are discussed in
order to set the limit of use in application. A systematic
procedure using material property charts and material
indices is used to select the right material for a certain
application. In each case of a property-limited design
application, a specific case study is used.
Mechanical and Manufacturing EngineeringKKKM4362Finite 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.
Modeling 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.
Mechanical and Manufacturing EngineeringKKKM4692Polymer 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.
Chemical and Process Engineering KKKR5882Process Sustainability2This course introduces the concepts of sustainability
and sustainable process development. 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.
Chemical and Process Engineering KKKR5812Advanced Cell and Microbial Biotechnology2This course will elaborate on the development of
advanced biotechnology discipline in relation to the
bioprocesses and biotechnology industries.
Understanding will be given on the development of
modern biotechnological products from biological
cells, which are generated through the application of
DNA recombinant technologies. The concept of

production of active biomolecules through non-
conventional fermentation and cell cultivation, such as

recombinant enzymes, peptides and therapeutic
proteins like monoclonal antibodies, as well as tissue
engineering and stem cells cultivation. Students will be
given understanding on relevant technologies such as
gene expression and site-directed mutagenesis, in its
applications for improvement of the cell
source/banking, which is the core importance for
production in modern biotechnology industries.
Students will be exposed on the impact of
development of system biology within the 21th century
which is the results of success in the Human Genome
Project, as well as its relevant to Biochemical
Engineering discipline and bioprocessing industries.
Therefore, students will be taught on biosafety aspects
of regulations, bioethical issue and bio-intellectual
Chemical and Process Engineering KKKR5962Industrial Toxicology2This course is to provide students with process that
involved with toxicants in industry and the generation
of toxic waste. The effect of toxicants from the industry
and agriculture towards the environment, and effective
waste management will also be introduced. The dose
- response correlation and basic mechanisms of
absorption, distribution, metabolism and the
production 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 based on the
right safety aspect.
Civil Engineering KKKH2233Engineering Hydrology and Water Resources3This course introduces the students to hydrologic
cycle and its eight components. The equipments which
were used to measure various hydrologic data
including rainfall, streamflow, evaporation rate and
infiltration rate are also introduced. Explanation will be
given about the catchment area/river basin/watershed,
Thiessen Polygon Method, Isohyetal lines, SCS
method, and Water Budget Method. Calculation and
analysis using the hydrological data to understand the
relationship between rainfall, landuse and the resulting
streamflow will be done. Method to measure and
calculate flow in river, and mitigating measures such
as SMART tunnel will be covered. Exposure to MSMA,
ARI, OSD, Rating Curve, HP#16 (drainage design for
urban area), IWRM (Integrated Water Resources
Management) and basic drainage design will be done.
Usage and how to produce Unit Hydrograph and
Synthetic Unit Hydrograph will also be taught.
Civil Engineering KKKH4283Sustainable Urban Planning3This course objective is to give understanding to the
basic sustainable urban planning in Local Agenda 21
framework. It consists of 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 stakeholders
in the design process; consultation and sharing in local
plan preparation; joint venture and privatisation in the
development process; Aesthetic and environmental
impact assessment; transport and drainage
infrastructures. New mapping technique such as satellite technology is also included.
Electrical, Electronic and Systems EngineeringKKKT3273Integrated 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.
Electrical, Electronic and Systems EngineeringKKKT4243Optical Communication System3This 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.
Electrical, Electronic and Systems EngineeringKKKZ4063Computer Controlled System3This 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.
Electrical, Electronic and Systems EngineeringKKKZ4043Power Quality3Objective of this course is to provide knowledge,
understanding and synthesis in power quality (PQ)
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, distributed generation (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.

ProgrammeCodeCourse NameNo. of CreditDescriptionSemester Offered
Information Science and Technology (IT)TTTC2343Intelligent Robot System3This course introduces students with basic concepts
and the use of robot operating system (ROS). ROS is an open platform which is capable of performing robot
simulations in completing a specific task in a control environment. The basic theory and concept used in
ROS is an essential element to enable students to develop programming for a robot. Course content covers the introduction of basic ROS techniques such as ROS installation, ROS architecture, visualization,
ROS integration to sensors, 3D modelling and
simulation, robot perception and navigation. Students will work individually and in groups to complete ROS-
related case studies. The course enables the student to develop robots simulation and environment
modelling to perform robot tasks.
Information Science and Technology (IT)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 AI
problem solving and Von Neumann architecture; ii)Important neural network models: Adaline and Perceptron, feedforward & feedback network;
looping network; self organizing network (Kohonen Model and ART model for Grossberg); and thermodynamic network(Hopfield model,
Boltzmann/Gauss/Cauchy machines);ii) 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 and cognitive will not be a problem. Students will be given (a) project(s) to exercise their
Information Science and Technology (IT)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 preparation, 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.
Information Science and Technology (IT)TTTE4333Software Maintenance and Management3The course is aimed to introduce students to the
concepts, techniques and practices involved in
software project management, quality management, maintenance, configuration and
change and improve the software. In particular, this course will emphasize aspects of software project management that is able to produce not
only high quality of product but relevant to the changing times. This course begins with an overview of the concepts and processes of
software project management such as planning activities, scheduling, cost and manage risk. Students will be exposed on how the quality culture, standards and processes can be embedded in the development and evolution of
software. Students will be exposed on how to manage and control the project team. Students
will be exposed to the process, procedures,
policies and tools to manage change and improve the software.
Information Science and Technology (IT)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.
Information Science and Technology (IT)TTTH2623Audio and Video Digital Technology3This course introduces digital audio and video
technology for multimedia system. In general, the
course includes three main components of digital photography, audio and video. Course content includes fundamental concepts of audio and video, script writing, skills for using hardware (example: Cameras, mixer) and software (editing, compressing);
shooting techniques, lighting and formatting for
delivery. Theories and skills are taught based on systematic development method, which covers pre-
production, production and post-production phases. The course emphasize on skills based on theories and correct techniques to produce effective media.
Information Science and Technology (IT)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.
Information Science and Technology (IT)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
VR technology by developing a usable VR system
interface with 3D interaction technique in a virtual environment.
Information Science and Technology (IT)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 shades 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; Behavioral logic: pathfinding, decision making algorithms and trees, and Game publishing: testing and deployment.
Information Science and Technology (IT)TTTK2053Paradigm Programming3The course introduces programming paradigm to students. Several paradigms such as imperative, functional and scripting are discussed. Students will learn basic concepts, techniques and styles of programming for each of those paradigms. For each
paradigm, lab exercises are also given to students to
enhance the understandings and to apply the paradigm in solving problems by selecting a suitable
programming language.
Information Science and Technology (IT)TTTK2103Computer Network Technology3The course introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and computer networks. The principles of IP addressing and fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations are introduced to provide a foundation for the curriculum. By the end of the course, students will
be able to build simple LANs, perform basic configurations for routers and switches, and implement IP addressing schemes.
Information Science and Technology (IT)TTTK2133Data Communication and Telecommunication3This 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.
Information Science and Technology (IT)TTTK2153Information Sharing3This course will introduce information sharing system using computer, the benefit and the implementation. This course will emphasize on the application development and implementation in network environment. Besides, the infrastructure of computer network and telecommunication that support those applications will also be discussed. Topics discussed are: the need to share the information, introduction to computer network, system architecture with TCP/IP model, basic application protocol like SMTP, FTP and HTTP. Students will also be introduced to types of network, types of transmission and security aspect in the network system. The development of simple application in network environment will also be introduced.2
Information Science and Technology (IT)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.
Information Science and Technology (IT)TTTK2323Mobile Programming3This course will teach fundamental of the mobile app development using Android platform. Topics will include important element in the android app development such as user interface design, user interface building, list view, data handling, fragment,
threading and sensor. This course will focus heavily on
in-lab participation, out-of-class assignments, and mobile app development project. Students are
expected to work on a project that produces a basic mobile app. Students should already have a familiarity with Java, an understanding of basic object-oriented programming, basic algorithms and data structures. Course projects will be written in Java for the Android
platform using the Android SDK.
Information Science and Technology (IT)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.
Information Science and Technology (IT)TTTK3043Analysis of Algorithms and Design3This course is an introduction to algorithms. Basic analysis of the efficiency of algorithms. Detailed
discussion with suitable examples of several approaches to algorithm design: brute force, divide and conquer, decrease and conquer, transform and conquer, space and time trade-offs, dynamic programming, greedy techniques, iterative improvement. Limits to the power of algorithms.
Information Science and Technology (IT)TTTK3163Compiler Construction3This course examines the principles of compiler constructions that uses language processing techniques by highlighting the implementation and design of programming languages. This includes a variety of techniques to describe and define the languages and techniques to implement the compiler. Topics covered include, lexical analysis, regular expressions, syntactic analysis, parsing decline recursive predictive parser,
LL language.
Information Science and Technology (IT)TTTN4013System and Network Administration3This course provides an advanced knowledge of
network administration as well as enterprise-wide
system administration. The course will cover local area
network, wide area network, and managing enterprise
level networks remotely. Advanced network
management and environment customization
techniques will be explored including creating
users/groups, managing file permissions, configuring server roles, using group policies to configure and secure the network, routine system maintenance and troubleshooting. Various storage technologies and their best practices are discussed. The course also covers effectively troubleshooting for software and hardware storage problems by selecting the appropriate tools and methods.
Information Science and Technology (IT)TTTN3123Wireless And Lan Switching3This course is an introduction to basic concepts of switching and routing in converged switched networks. The focus of this course is on learning the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a small network. Students will learn how to configure a router and a switch for basic functionality as well as implementing VLAN, VTP and inter-VLAN routing. Implementations of other related protocols such as Access Control Lists, Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol and Network Address Translation are also exposed in this course. This course is designed based on Cisco switches and routers.2
Information Science and Technology (IT)TTTN4133WAN Technology3This course describes the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in larger and more complex networks. Students learn how to configure routers and switches for advanced functionality. By the end of this course, students will be able to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues with OSPF, EIGRP, and STP in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks. Students will also develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement a WLAN in a small to-medium network.2
Information Science and Technology (IT)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.
Information Science and Technology (IT)TTTP2543Web Programming/3This course offers students the opportunity to learn the fundamental skills in web programming. It introduces students to the concepts and techniques of designing and creating web pages. Students will be taught to use various tools to organize, retrieve, store and distribute information via the web. Students will be introduced to the client server dynamic pages. Other relevant issues that will be emphasized include the principle of web pages design, interactive web design, document design, graphics, texts, interfaces and links between the documents. At the end of the course, students will demonstrate their understanding and technical knowledge by developing a mini web-based system project.2
Information Science and Technology (IT)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
Information Science and Technology (IT)TTTR1123Operations Management for Industry3This course will provides an overview of multiple industrial sectors and the challenges inherent with the Industry 4.0 revolution. All aspects of industry are considered such as history of industry, industry operation management, engineering and manufacturing technology, computers as tools and other specialty areas. This course will covers topics such as strategic planning management, management and quality control, MRP and ERP, lean operations and JIT, project management, supply chain management and process optimization. A number of real world problems will be discussed and student will be able to apply a suitable method to solve the problem.2
Information Science and Technology (IT)TTTR1223Mathematical Techniques for Information Technology3This course provides an introductory mathematical techniques and problem- solving strategies associated with Information Technology. Topics covered include functions and its graphs; parametric equations and implicitly defined curves; trigonometry; coordinate systems (Cartesian, polar, spherical, cylindrical); vectors (vector operations and vector space); matrices (properties and operations); matrix applications including transformations.2
Information Science and Technology (IT)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, analyze and improve service quality) will employ SPC tools.2
Information Science and Technology (IT)TTTR2143Product Development and Design3This course introduces key concepts in designing product based on the digital-era. Among its contents are the definition of design and product development; design and product development phases; product development concept approaches such as standardization, mass customization, and robust design. In addition, students are also exposed to design analysis and interaction; product life cycle concept; customer satisfaction and sustainability and reliability of product design and development. Furthermore, students are also trained to design product using CAD software. This course also introduces and discusses related future technologies in product design and development such as Electronic Manufacturing, Additive Manufacturing, 3D Printing and Prototyping and others.2
Information Science and Technology (IT)TTTR3063Service Systems Design and Innovation3This course defines the design of service systems as a human centered activity involving the creation, description and the operationalization of new services or improved services. The content of the course explains and discuss the relationship between the different concepts, tools, frameworks and processes involved in the design and innovation of service systems. Different types of innovation, concepts such as manufacturing servitization, integrated product-
service and the concept of value co-creation in service innovation are also examined. In addition to that, this course also describes the relationship between value co-creation with service value proportion, service encounters, service quality and service productivity. The application of new service development techniques to real case studies are also explored.
Information Science and Technology (IT)TTTR3163Internet of Things (IoT)3This course acts as an introductory syllabus to the concept of everything is connected at anytime and anywhere which is well known as Internet of Things (IoT). The IoT will make rapid changes in our lifestyle, how we move and the impact to the society. This course will provide preliminary ideas and adequate knowledge of IoT to the students. The main components such as sensing using physical devices, communication aspect, and protocols to enable these devices to connect to the internet for data transfer, will be discussed. The student will learn important element of cloud storage and some basic knowledge on how these data can be delivered to end users. The students will be exposed to some real-life examples on IoT applications and see how these technology provide positive impact to society as a whole.2
Information Science and Technology (IT)TTTR3423Robotic Programming and Simulation 3This course is to introduce the students with robotics technology, robot anatomy, programming and
simulations using robots. The course is more towards practical exercise to allow students to apply the theoretical knowledge to control robots. Content of the
course include introduction to robotics, robot anatomy,
classification of robot, kinematics, machine vision and
some discussion on the future of robots.
Information Science and Technology (IT)TTTU2304Software Design for Multimedia System4This 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.
Information Science and Technology (IT)TTTU2323Principles of Information Systems3This 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.
Information Science and Technology (IT)TTTU3163Decision Support Systems3This 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.
Information Science and Technology (IT)TTTU4363Information 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.
Information Science and Technology (IT)TTTU4333Information Systems Management3The course discusses issues and approaches in the
management of information systems organisation that
is increasingly dependant to information technology.
Effective information technology manager in business
organisation must be knowledgeable in the appropriate
approaches for managing information technology
resources particularly Information Systems.
Information Science and Technology (IT)TTTA6434 (Postgraduate)Algorithm and Data Structure4Data structure and algorithm is the basis to
programming. In this course, students will be exposed
to various data structures and algorithm concepts
through a formal approach. Topics include: Basic
concept on algorithm design techniques; algorithm
analysis; data structure; data model; data in
programming; data representation; the correctness of
the representation; space used; data control
relationship; graph algorithms and case study. Several
discussions on algorithm, formal specification and
proof, determine the effectiveness of the computing
are also included in this course.
Information Science and Technology (IT)TTTC6244 (Postgraduate)Machine Learning4Machine Learning is a science of the artificial. The
field’s main objective of study is specifically
programming computers or algorithms to optimize a
performance criterion using example data or past
experience. Referring to this objective, this course is to
introduce the principles and methods for machine
learning. Principles elements of Machine Learning are
taught in detail covering different fields that have their
bases in statistics, pattern recognition, neural
networks, and artificial intelligence, signal processing,
quality control and data mining. Some of the Machine
Learning applications in those fields is Regression,
Learning Associations, Classification, Unsupervised
and Supervised Learning and Reinforcement Learning
will be discussed.
Information Science and Technology (IT)TTTC6414 (Postgraduate)Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining4This course consists of two parts. The first part will
discuss the concepts and knowledge discovery
processes in database. The focus is on data
preparation and preprocessing including data cleaning,
integration, transformation, data selection, and data
reduction and discretization. Several feature selection
algorithms are discussed. Data mining is the main part
of knowledge discovery process. The second part will
discuss the concepts and techniques of data mining
that will involve patterns discovery that represents
knowledge stored in a large database, data warehouse
or any information repository storage. It includes the
principles of data mining task such as classification
and prediction, association rules mining, clustering,
data mining algorithms including K- nearest neighbour,
induction rules, decision tree algorithm, neural
network, genetic algorithm; data mining examples. The
scientific and industrial applications also discussed.
Information Science and Technology (IT)TTTC6404 (Postgraduate)mage Processing & Computer Vision4Vision is probably the most important sense for human
beings for coping with the real world. Nowadays, with
the advance of science and technology, many imaging
applications have been adapted in the real world, from
simple to complex, ranging from business to scientific
applications such as medical and surveillance
systems. TC6404 is a course to the fundamentals of
digital image processing and computer vision. It
emphasizes general principles of image processing
and analysis, rather than specific applications. In this
respect, three different perspectives will be introduced
i.e. mathematical form, abstract pseudo-code
algorithms, and complete programs. We expect to
cover the following topics: digital images, filters, edges
and contours, finding points of interest, detecting
simple curves, regions in binary images. local
appearance model, image comparison and object
Information Science and Technology (IT)TTTE6504 (Postgraduate)Software Management4This course introduces students the five primary
functions of software manager: planning, organizing,
staffing, directing and controlling. The students will
develop skill, knowledge and abilities in these
functions to successfully deliver an acceptable product
on schedule and within budget. The course starts with
planning where the students will learn how to create a
project roadmap as well as integrate work items and
resources together in such a manner that they can
achieve aggressive budgets and schedule. They also
will learn how to manage risks, put into place controls
and monitor projects. As software projects involve
people, the students will learn how to organize and get
the right mix of talent and capability, develop teams
and teamwork, motivate and direct team members. In
addition to project management, this course also
exposes students to other software management
aspects such as quality, configuration and process
improvement. Managers control things through
measures, thus the students will also be taught on
measurement concepts and metrics in software
Information Science and Technology (IT)TTTH6244 (Postgraduate)Advanced Modeling and Animation4The course aim to introduce the principle and
technique of three dimensional (3D) modelling to
produce a character model rigging and animation.
Other important elements such as mapping/texturing,
camera position and lighting are also discussed.
Student will learn how to model 3D, rigging and
animate the model either using inverse or reverse
kinematic, control the movement, light the scenario
and apply the principles of animation in the 3D
Information Science and Technology (IT)TTTH6204 (Postgraduate)Advanced Interface Design4This course covers the basic principles of user
interface design and usability of digital products.
Students will be introduced to various interaction
paradigms or styles developed throughout the
evolution of technology. It also discusses the design
and evaluation methods used in User-Centered Design
approach involving both experts and end users.
Students will then be asked to perform critical
evaluation on the user interface design of chosen
products. Finally, students will be asked to critically
discuss and analyze relevant user interface design
Information Science and Technology (IT)TTTN6014 (Postgraduate)Network Modeling and Simulation4A crucial step during the design and engineering of
communication systems is the estimation of their
performance and behavior; especially for
mathematically complex or highly dynamic systems,
network simulation is particularly useful. Network
modeling and simulation is a practical guide to using
modeling and simulation to solve real-life problems.
This course comprehensive exposition of the core
concepts in network modeling and simulation, it
systematically address the many practical
considerations faced by developers in modeling
complex large-scale communication systems. The
course provides examples from computer and
telecommunication networks and uses these to
illustrate the process of mapping generic simulation
concepts to domain-specific problems in different
industries and disciplines. This course focuses on
tools, modeling principles and state-of-the art models
for discrete-event based network simulations, the
standard method applied today in academia and
industry for performance evaluation of new network
designs and architectures. The focus of the tools part
is on OPNET distinct simulation engines, while it also
deals with issues like parallelization, software
integration and hardware simulations. The parts
dealing with modeling and models for network
simulations are: Network modeling, Queuing theory,
network traffic modeling, input modeling and output
analysis, and lastly statistical distribution and random
number generation.
Information Science and Technology (IT)TTTN6224 (Postgraduate)Computer Security and Defense4The course introduces to students the definition,
problems, and solutions of Information Retrieval (IR).
Students will learn various IR models such as the
Boolean model, the vector space model, the probability
model and the linguistic model. The concepts of
relevance feedback, clustering and query expansion
will also be discussed. Techniques of IR used in
search engine technology will be explored. Hyperlink
analysis algorithm in search engines such as the
PageRank algorithm and HITS will also be examined.
Methods on IR evaluation will be discussed in detail.
Information Science and Technology (IT)TTTP6084 (Postgraduate)Information Retrieval4The course introduces to students the definition,
problems, and solutions of Information Retrieval (IR).
Students will learn various IR models such as the
Boolean model, the vector space model, the probability
model and the linguistic model. The concepts of
relevance feedback, clustering and query expansion
will also be discussed. Techniques of IR used in
search engine technology will be explored. Hyperlink
analysis algorithm in search engines such as the
PageRank algorithm and HITS will also be examined.
Methods on IR evaluation will be discussed in detail.
Information Science and Technology (IT)TTTP6134 (Postgraduate)Multimedia Information Retrieval4Multimedia retrieval is about the search and delivery of
multimedia: images, music, video, 3D scenes, and the
combination of these. This course deals with the
technical aspect of multimedia retrieval: techniques,
algorithms, and data structures for search query
formulation, media description, matching of
descriptions, indexing, performance evaluation,
relevance feedback, etc. During a number of initial
lectures, a critical amount of knowledge is provided
about the technical aspect of multimedia retrieval,
research in infrastructure for supporting large-scale,
distributed multimedia libraries includes multimedia
databases, efficient indexing, transmission, and
networking issues. The incorporation of multimedia
database systems will improve the quantity and quality
of information manipulated by computer users and
information retrieval. In order to experimentally verify
various techniques, in practical we will experiment with
different types of features, matching algorithms, and
evaluation statistics for multimedia information
Information Science and Technology (IT)TTTP6534 (Postgraduate)Natural Language Processing4This course aims to introduce the fundamental
techniques of natural language processing and relating
it to some current research issues, and to evaluate
some current and potential applications. It covers
standard theories, models and algorithms, discussing
competing solutions to problems, describing example
systems and applications, and highlighting areas of
open research. Among the topics discussed are
syntax, semantic, discourse, pragmatic and real world
knowledge. These are required to overcome problems
of part-of-speech tagging, syntactic parsing, word
sense disambiguation and discourse processing.
Algorithms and methods used will be corpus-based
processing, knowledge-based techniques and
statistical methods. Applications involving NLP
techniques such as information extraction, information
retrieval, machine translation, question answering
systems, and speech processing will also be
Information Science and Technology (IT)TTTU6214 (Postgraduate)Decision Support and EIS4Introduction to supply chains and supply chain
management; Logistic network configuration; Inventory
management especially in the management of
variability; The role of information sharing (the bullwhip
effect); Distribution strategies; Strategic partnerships
(for example 3PL); Supply chain coordination and
product design; customer value; Performance
measures (performance metrics); International issues
in supply chain management.
Information Science and Technology (IT)TTTU6234 (Postgraduate)Data Warehousing4This course introduces advanced principles and
management of data warehouse. The aim of this
course is to teach theoretical as well as practical
aspects of data warehousing. The main topics covered
include: general data warehousing terminology,
dimensional modelling using star schema and
snowflake schema, differences between online
transaction processing (OLTP) and online analytical
processing (OLAP), efficient data warehouse design
and implementation, data extraction, transformation,
and loading process (ETL), presentation of data, data
mart design, and administration of data warehouses.
The course also emphasizes data warehouse analysis
using business intelligence technologies.
Information Science and Technology (IT)TTTU6294 (Postgraduate)
Project and Change Management4Project and change management are part of the
important activities in computerized information
systems development. Project management involves
managing the activities to meet the project
requirements through nine fundamental areas of
knowledge that are interconnected. The nine
fundamentals are: project integration management,
scope management, time management, cost
management, quality management, human resource
management, communications management, risk
management and procurement management. Change
management involves managing the staked individuals
impacted by the changes in the project.Major factors
that influenced the change management include the
market conditions, customer demands, emerging
technologies, input costs, shareholder expectations
and competition. This course will expose the students
to the concepts and techniques from the nine
fundamentals of project management and change

ProgrammeCodeCourse NameNo. of CreditDescriptionSemester Offered
English Language Studies (ELS)SKBE1023Structure in Context3This course aims at developing learners’ sensitivity to and conscious awareness of the nature of language and its role in human communication. In this course learners are trained to be more aware of the way English language works, its system and organization. Language is shown in authentic contexts, thus encouraging learners to focus on meaning as well, as structure. The course covers features of phrases, clauses and sentences with their meaning and use. The course is task-based and encourages exploration and participation. In each of the task, learners are encouraged to enquire, analyze and talk about the language as well as investigate language and see how it is used in authentic sources.2
English Language Studies (ELS)SKBE1033Written Communication3The aims of the course are to equip students with the basic writing skills and to enhance their ability to write well. Students will be taught basic writing skills such as how to create and organise ideas, how to build and support specific and suitable ideas, how to write effective essay opening and closing as well as how to develop effective writing skills. Students will also go through the process of identifying various writing modes and organisations and they are expected to produce essays in electronic form.2
English Language Studies (ELS)SKBE2063Sociolinguistics3The objective of this course is to introduce students to the relationship between language and society. It begins by establishing the broader theoretical framework of sociology of language, the development of the idiolect and then moves to examining the more specific use of language in multicultural, multilingual and globalized contexts. This will encompass understanding key concepts and issues in sociolinguistics, which include the role and functions of English, societal multilingualism, diglossia, varieties of English and others. All of this will be drawn together via research studies which will enable the dynamic interface between linguists, stakeholders and society to take place in various domains in the Malaysian contexts.2
English Language Studies (ELS)SKBE2073Multimedia English3The objective of this course is to introduce the use and application of new technology and multimedia materials to students. This course also aims to prepare and train students to the use of English language in the multimedia industry. Students will be given opportunities to explore and research and also to create their own multimedia presentation or programs which will be useful for their upcoming career. The focus of the course is to provide the opportunity to the students to practice the skills taught in this course and Present their project in an interesting manner.2
English Language Studies (ELS)SKBE2083English Morphology and Syntax3This course exposes students to the study of English morphology and syntax. This course allows students to explore the underlying rules in the grammar of the English language behind the formation of words and sentences.2
English Language Studies (ELS)SKBE3103Language and Intercultural Communication3This course introduces major concepts of culture, communication and language use and social interaction. The focus of the course is on the role, process and interaction of intercultural and language interactions. This course also reviews production systems and interpretations that build impact on social interactions. The reproduction, agency and transformation of meaning through language and cultural systems are explored for cultural awareness and action.2
English Language Studies (ELS)SKBE3113Discourse and Pragmatics3This course introduces students to several concepts and approaches to discourse and pragmatics from a linguistic perspective. This involves the study on language use, which includes discourse analysis in the form of spoken and written discourse as well as the choices made by the speaker in using language. Discussion will include topics such as cohesion and coherence, context, text type, power, co-operative maxims, implicature, face and politeness. Approaches to discourse that include multimodal discourse analysis model, conversation analysis, speech act theory and pragmatic approaches such as cooperative principle and politeness theory will be employed to engage students in applying theory to practice. At the end of the course, students will be able to identify and select an approach to be employed in the analysis of a chosen text or discourse and exhibit this critical and analytical ability in the writing up of a research paper.2
English Language Studies (ELS)SKBE3323Language and the Media3This course discusses the use of language in media texts that include broadcasting, film, printing and electronic genres. He exposes students to research the practice of media discourse and new media. This course will explore the language of the media as a language event that reflects socio-cultural, trust and practice in the context of globalization. Students will be exposed to various approaches and studies in media language and apply them in analyzing the 'authentic' discourse text. At the end of the course, students will have the knowledge of the use of media language as the mediation of meaning in the intercultural situation.2
Media Communication SKKC1063Media Audience and Discourse3The course focuses on the various ways of defining
and studying media audience. The complexities and
fluidity of media audience relationship are explored
and examined. It also discussed the various
methodologies of audience analysis using both
qualitative and quantitative approaches. In addition,
contemporary media discourses are also debated. By
the end of the course, students can understand the
concept of audience and its complexities, as well as
critically analyse media discourses.
Art (Malay Literature)SKMB2123Sociolinguistic of Malay Language 3This course discusses on language and society in
relation to gender, age, social stratification and politics
of language. The theory of language change and the
research methodology in sociolinguistic will also
discuss to relate with the social factors mentioned

ProgrammeCodeCourse NameNo. of CreditDescriptionSemester Offered
LawUUUK2153Muamalat3Muamalat is the relationship between man and man in
an effort to obtain daily necessities by means of
exchange or better known as the barter system,
trading, lending, wages or in terms of sharing property
and capital in the company. The need to do muamalat
among human beings is important and has been
emphasized in the words of Rasulullah s.a.w which
means: “Whoever gives up the wishes of his brother,
Allah will also release his desires. And whoever loves
to relieve the hardships of his brother, then Allah will
relieve his hardships from some hardships on the Day
of Resurrection ". This course gives exposure to
students the concept of property ownership according
to Islam. The description also revolves around the
elements of the contract, the conditions, the types and
matters that invalidate the contract.Regional
Authorities and Wakalah as well as matters related to
property representation will also be
discussed.Examples of muamalat involving banking
products will also be discussed.
LawUUUK3163Islamic Jurisprudence3The course of Islamic Jurisprudence or Usul Fiqh
encompasses two (2) sections. The first section
contains discussions on two types of Syariah legal
sources, the ones on which the fuqaha’ are in
consensus, and the ones on which the fuqaha’ are
not. The sources on which the fuqaha’ are in
consensus are al Quran, al Sunnah, Ijma’ and Qiyas.
At the same time, the sources on which the
fuqaha’are not in consensus are masalih mursalah,
istihsan, istishab, opinions of the Prophet’s
companions, uruf as well as practices of Madinah
residents. In addition, the various fiqh legal maxims
such as intention determines virtues, certainty cannot
be eroded by doubt, difficulty could become excuse,
difficulty should be avoided and customs could
become determining principles.
The second section of the course touches on several
rules of interpretations in comprehending as well as
enacting Syariah legal principles from the above
consented and non-consented Syariah legal sources.
These rules of interpretations involve applications of
ijtihad rules which eventually result in the process of
enacting new Syariah legal principles, otherwise
known as istinbat al hukm, in matters which clear
direct sources are absent.
LawUUUK 4643Cyber Law3This course discusses the legal aspects of online activities in
Malaysia, focusing on SEVEN important issues namely
Cybercrime, Electronic Evidence, Electronic Commerce,
Liability of Software Manufacturers and Service Providers,
Data Protection, Jurisdiction, and Intellectual Property and the
Internet. In discussing the above issues, reference will be made
to the legal provisions in Malaysia. Comparisons will also be
made with the legal provisions in other countries and
international mechanisms, if applicable.
LawUUK4713International Law and Indigenous Peoples3A number of important topics have been chosen for
discussion in this course. Students will discuss topics,
including the development of the rights of indigenous
peoples; the identification of indigenous peoples; and
indigenous rights to land, self-determination and
intellectual properties. The second part of the course
continues the topical discussions within the Malaysian
context. From the discussions, students will be familiar
with and understand the relevant laws and principles on
indigenous peoples. They will be able to relate the laws
and principles to any indigenous issues and apply the
laws and principles in resolving those issues so that the
indigenous peoples’ rights will be protected. The
analysis of laws will be at the international, regional
and domestic perspectives.
LawUUUK4723Sports Law3There are several important topics for discussion in this
course. Students will discuss issues, including the
historical development of lex Sportiva and jus
indorem, relevant international statutes and world
sports governance. This subject will discuss
international legal issues relating to the sports
employment contract, intellectual property and
commercial rights; and ambush marketing in sports.
The second part of the course discusses international
law on human rights and discrimination towards
children and women; world doping procedures;
international sports gambling; hooliganism, and
stadium-event management. Enforcement mechanisms,
for example, ADR and the role of the International
Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) in promoting the
rights of sportspersons will conclude this course.
Students will be familiar with and understand the
relevant laws and principles on sports law from the
discussions. They will be able to relate the rules and
regulations to any sporting issues and apply the laws
and principles in resolving those issues to protect the
sportspersons-athletes' rights. The analysis of laws will
be at the international, regional and domestic perspective.
LawUUUK4783International Humanitarian Law3The course will introduce the field of international
humanitarian law to undergraduates. The course outline
will cover 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.
LawUUUK3003Jurisprudence3Jurisprudence is a teaching about a theory
constructed by jurists to understand the meaning of the law and
the role played by law in the profession
suit and life. Jurisprudence plays a role
important in strengthening the basic concept of law-
law and justice, especially when there is conflict
and uncertainty about both. At the same time
this course can also revive social awareness among
students and in turn will produce legal practitioners-
law or critical -minded leaders. This course covers
policy issues in contemplated legal issues
by classical and modern jurists of the positivist, naturalist stream
(natural), sociology and other streams. The theories that
born by jurists from various streams will relate
law with philosophy, society, history
and religion. The values ​​of justice, rights, morals and ethics as well
the role of the law in various circumstances as well
taught. These theories will be adapted to developments
current and studies are made based on the issues arising.
LawUUUK4513Environmental Law3Students will be introduced to legal mechanisms
related to the environment; from the history of development,
sources of law as well as the basic principles of natural law
around. Next the environmental problems will be reviewed one
one by one, which covers various types of pollution
such as noise, air/atmosphere, water, soil, waste
also a threat to flora and fauna. There are also
discussion of environmental impact assessment. For each
a topic concerning observation will be conducted from an angle
definition, causes and effects of problems, legislation
national, role -playing bodies, international legislation
and challenges in terms of climate change.
LawUUUK2133Islamic Family Law3This course is divided into two, namely Family Law
Islam and Islamic Heritage Law (Faraid). Section
the first is related to the basics of Islamic family such as
formation of marriage contract, pillars and conditions, rights and responsibilities of husband and wife, dissolution of marriage and its types such as talaq, takliq, khulu ', fasakh and matters that
followed by ‘iddah and ruju’, giving mut’ah and
division of matrimonial property. Next the student will
exposed to child-related rights in Islam. Cases
Muslim family will be discussed to see the effectiveness
Existing laws in dealing with the problem
related. Next is the section on Islamic Heritage Law
will discuss the division of inheritance and rights
the recipient, the pillars and conditions of inheritance, the reason for the inheritance and
things that can prevent or reduce
part in inheritance acceptance as well as the concept of ‘Aul and Radd.
The primary sources of reference are the Qur'an and the Sunnah,
in addition to Ijma 'and Qiyas, as well as secondary sources such as
Istihsan, Masalih Mursalah, ‘Uruf and others with emphasis
to the Syafi'e sect. Malaysian law in particular
Act 303 and syariah court cases will also be referred, for
identify the principles that apply.
LawUUUK2113Islamic Criminal Law3This course examines all the general principles related to Law-
Islamic Criminal Law. Among the aspects that will be discussed are
the concept of crime, the elements of crime such as acts (actus
reus) and intent (mens rea) as well as the nature of criminal law
Islam from a sharia perspective. This next course will
parsing the classification of crimes divided into hudud, qisas
dan tazir. The principles of Islamic criminal law are
divide the hudud offenses into 7 types of offenses
such as adultery, stealing, robbery, drinking alcohol, qazaf, riddah as well
baghawah will be touched. In the meantime, the principle that
divide the offense of qisas i.e. murder with intent, murder
half -intent, murder without intent, wounded with intent and wounded
without intention will also be elaborated. Finally, the principles are relevant
tazir's faults are also described. A comparison will be made
with the errors of tazir contained in
State Syariah Criminal Offenses Enactment in Malaysia on
today. All descriptions and analyzes will be based on
the authorities of the Quran and Sunnah as well as sharia sources
LawUUUK3153Islamic Banking and Takaful Law3This course introduces students to basic law
to Islamic financial services in Malaysia. This course
begins with a discussion of history, and
the development of Islamic financial services in Malaysia.
Next, students are taught about the characteristics of financial services
Islam and its differences with conventional banking.
Students are also exposed to Islamic banking products
and the underlying contract. Legal framework
Islamic financial services are discussed with reference
to cases that have been decided by the courts. Finally,
students are exposed to the principles and models of takaful in Malaysia.
LawUUUK4523Space Law3a) Introduction to the laws of Outer Space
b) Characteristics of Outer Space legislation and its differences with Air Law
c) Sources of Outer Space law
d) The legal history of Outer Space and the current status of Malaysia
e) Space Law in Malaysia
LawUUUK4543Intellectual Property Law3This course is intended to expose students
to the justification as well as the need for intellectual property protection.
This disclosure is important because intellectual property is immense
valuable and in line with the objectives of the establishment of the Super Corridor
Multimedia. Legal practitioners need to have
knowledge of an ongoing branch of law
growing rapidly. This law is inclusive
copyright law, design law
industrial, trademark law, law
patent and confidential information laws. In the early stages,
the course will focus on worthy matters
granted copyright protection. Next, students will
exposed to things that are likely to be
intellectual property infringement. Finally, this course will look
to the impact of the latest technology and the internet on intellectual property.
LawUUUK4633Banking Law3This course provides an introduction to the banking system
as a financial intermediary in Malaysia which includes
relevant legal and regulatory frameworks. Properties
contractual relationship between banker and customer, type of account
customers and categories, negotiable instruments
and forms of loans offered by banking institutions
to the customer will be explained. To protect interests
banks and customers, various types of securities as collateral
to loans as well as loan and insolvency recovery methods
will also be disclosed and discussed.
LawUUUK4553Insurance Law3This course aims to expose students to
basic principles as well as important doctrines applicable in
insurance contract. Among them is the doctrine of the importance of can
insurance (insurable interest), the doctrine of subrogation and contributions
(subrogation and contribution) and the doctrine of the utmost good faith
demand honesty in duty of disclosure (duty of
disclosure). Other things are also touched on in this course
is related to the formation of contracts, cover notes and
policies, terms and warranties, losses and insurance claims.
The role and responsibilities of insurance intermediaries are agents and
brokers will also be discussed. The focus of this course is relevant
conventional insurance law. However, at the end of the course,
comparison in general with known Islamic insurance
as Al-Takaful is also discussed to provide understanding
to students about the differences of principles and concepts, between
both of these insurance systems.
LawUUUK4713International Law and Indigenous Peoples3In terms of course content, the important topics under the law-
international law and its relation to indigenous peoples have been
selected for discussion purposes. Discussions will be made
thoroughly and in depth on those topics
consists of a history of the legal development of persons
origin, identity of the original person, rights to land, right of determination
self and rights to intellectual property. In the second part,
this course will continue the discussion in the topics
selected in the context of Malaysia. All of these topics will
studied from the perspective of international, regional and law
domestic (Malaysia and the Philippines). Through the above discussion,
students who take this course are able to identify and
understand the basic principles of international law,
international human rights law and the
domestic law relating to the human rights of indigenous peoples. Students
further able to relate issues as well as problems
violation of the rights of indigenous peoples with the basic principles of law-
relevant laws. After doing the analysis, the student is able
apply the basic principles of the law
relevant in the resolution of any issue or problem
violation of the rights of indigenous peoples.
LawUUUK4753Law of the Sea3Students will be introduced to zoning
maritime for a country of coastal waters as well as all aspects
use of the sea as contained in the Law Convention-
International Maritime Law 1982. Students are exposed to
baseline, inland waters, territorial waters, zones
contiguous, exclusive economic zones, continental shelves and seas
let go. Next the course examines the strait states and
archipelagic in addition to discussing navigation,
fisheries, marine environment conservation protection as well as
environmental implications, division of maritime boundaries,
dispute resolution and others.
LawUUUK4803Competition 3This course exposes students to the principles of law
which regulates the process of competition in the market in
Malaysia. The course begins with an introduction to policy
and competition law. It will also discuss
basic economic concepts that touch on legal aspects
competition as a market concept. This course is then
explain policy and legal developments
competition in Malaysia especially the Competition Act 2010. Aspects
substantives of competition law will be discussed which
will focus on anti-competitive agreements and
abuse of dominant power. Discussions will be based
to the Competition Act 2010, the Competition Commission Act
2010 and sectoral regulations especially the Act
Communications and Multimedia 1998. Reference will be made to
the laws of other countries especially the EU and the US. At the end
this course, students should be able to recognize
sure, relate and apply legal knowledge
competition to situations and behaviors in the market.

ProgrammeCodeCourse NameNo. of CreditDescriptionSemester Offered
Mathematics STQM2013Calculus III3This course is an extension of STQM1013 Calculus I
and STQM1023 Calculus II. The course starts with the
concept of vectors in plane and space, vector
functions, vector and scalar fields. This also covers the
concept of curve as a vector function and surface as a
vector function of two variables. The concept of
gradient and normal, curve and tangent line, surface
and tangent plane and directional derivative will be
also discussed. This course also includes the
divergence and curl of a vector fields and their
properties before the concept of work and line integral,
fundamental theorem of line integral and green
theorem are introduced. Finally, the area of surface,
surface integral, gauss divergence theorem and stokes
theorem complete the course.
Mathematics STQM3423Partial Differential Equations3The course contents include the theory of partial
differential equations (pdes) and their methods of
solutions. First and higher orders (pdes) and their
applications in real problems are discussed. Parabolic,
hyperbolic and elliptic equations, including system of
pdes. Several methods of solutions are separation of
variables, method of characteristics, D’alembert’s
formulation, Fourier series, Fourier transform, Laplace
transform and finite differences.
Statistics STQS1913Applied Statistics3This course aims to expose the students to the basic
rules of statistical analysis, especially in line with
science and technology requirements. Examples of
how the statistical method are applied in the field of
applied science will be presented to introduce its use.
In tandem with his applied thrust, emphasis is on the
aspect of its practice, and not in mathematical theory.
Statistics STQS3223Operational Research I3This course aims to expose students to the area of
linear programming in operations research. Operations
research uses mathematical techniques to solve
problems that have an objective function and
constraints. The objective in linear programming is to
obtain optimum solution. Sensitivity analysis is
discussed to analyze the effects of changes in model
parameters to the optimal solution. Integer
programming problem is also discussed. Microsoft
Excel software is used to obtain the solution.
Mathematics SKBE2083English Morphology and Syntax3This course exposes students to the study of English morphology and syntax. This course allows students to explore the underlying rules in the grammar of the English language behind the formation of words and sentences.2
Food Science and NutritionSTKM3022Food 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.
Biology 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.
Biology STBP1013Fundamentals of Molecular Biology3The diversity of cells in an organism is specified by a
common code encrypted in its DNA molecule. The
code can be read, measured, and deciphered through
contributions by scientists in many fields including
chemistry, cell and molecular biology. The course
provides a thorough grounding in structure and
properties of biological macromolecules emphasizing
on nucleic acids. A large body of the course deals with
cellular processes such as replication, transcription,
and protein biosynthesis. How several technological
innovations in the field of cell and molecular biology
such as microscopy, separation techniques and
sequencing contribute to the advancement of our
understanding on structure and function of
macromolecules is highlighted. The course introduces
selected topics in recombinant DNA and its application
in bioscience and biotechnology. Tutorial sessions will
aid in understanding of the subject matter.
Biology 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.
BioinformaticsSTBC2023Introductory 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.

ProgrammeCodeCourse NameNo. of CreditDescriptionSemester Offered
Business Management EPPD1063Computer Applications3This course is to expose the basic concept of information system
and the practical application of latest computer software in business and economic. It introduces information technology concepts such as hardware, software, operating system,
database, network, internet and telecommunication as well as issues related to ethics and cyber security. The main element of the course covers practical skills using basic components of
Microsoft Office which is widely used in business and economic: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access. This course also covers the concept of multimedia/hypermedia, basic programming language (HTML) and blog development using blogspot platform
( Students also being exposed with Web 2.0 applications and the skill to integrate all learning applications.
EconomicsEPPE3023International Economy3This course aims to provide understanding of the
theory and basic concepts in international economy
that covers topics in international trade and
international finance. The discussion of topics in this
course will cover the foundation of early and modern
international trade theory, tariff and nontariff barriers,
economic integration, international factor movements,
the balance of payments and foreign exchange
markets and the world financial system. At the end of
this course, students should be able to discuss the

relevance of international economic theory with real-
world issues and related policies.
ManagementEPPM2033International Business3This course aims to expose students to various business aspects that influence firms operations in international market, and how they deal with the pressures from the globalization. Students learn about different national environments such as culture, political, legal, financial and economic systems that influence business practices and strategies. In addition, this course explores components of international business that influence cross border activities namely international trade theories, government trade policies, regional integration, foreign direct investment and financial environment in globalization era. Furthermore, students will examine the management of international business operations, focusing on the functional areas of organization like human resources, marketing and operations. Additionally, the topic on emerging markets will be one of the interesting topics in this course.1
ManagementEPPM4014Strategic 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
Management EPPM3423International Marketing3This course aims to provide international marketing
knowledge to students. Theories, concepts and
international marketing issues will be discussed. A
decision-oriented approach will be emphasized during
discussion of marketing concepts and strategies. The
main topics include the international marketing
environment, marketing opportunities assessment in
the global market and the formation and management
of marketing mix activities internationally. This course
analyses the market critically to identify international
marketing opportunities and develop international
marketing strategies.
AccountingEPPA4143Financial Report Analysis3This course aims to build the skills of analyzing information for the purpose of economic decision making. Students are trained to read, understand, analyze and interpret the information disclosed in the published annual report. In addition students are also trained to understand the economic realities behind the information reported, understand the relationship between corporate governance and financial reporting, evaluate the quality of reporting as well as identify and correct the impact of revenue management on accounting figures. The analysis includes analysis of financial performance, identification of value -generating resources for the reporting entity, risk and credit assessment as well as assessment of the achievement of strategic targets and goals. 2
AccountingEPPA4713Integrated Case Study3This 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.
EconomicsEPPE3023International Economy3This course aims to provide understanding of the theory and basic
concepts in international economy that covers topics in international trade and international finance. The discussion of topics in this course will cover the foundation of early and modern international trade theory, tariff and nontariff barriers, economic integration, international factor movements, the balance of payments and foreign exchange markets and the world financial system. At the end of this course, students should be able to discuss the relevance of international economic theory with real-world issues and related policies.
Business Management EPPD1063Computer Applications3This course is to expose the basic concept of information system
and the practical application of latest computer software in business and economic. It introduces information technology concepts such as hardware, software, operating system,
database, network, internet and telecommunication as well as issues related to ethics and cyber security. The main element of the course covers practical skills using basic components of
Microsoft Office which is widely used in business and economic: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access. This course also covers the concept of multimedia/hypermedia, basic programming language (HTML) and blog development using blogspot platform
( Students also being exposed with Web 2.0 applications and the skill to integrate all learning applications.
ManagementEPPM3223International Human Resources Management3This course aims to focus on human resource management in the international domain. The course will also focus on human resource management towards enhancing the capabilities and competitive advantages of global or multinational organizations. Among the focus topics of this course are planning, recruitment, selection, and career planning of human resources in expatriation activities. Disclosure will be given on the management of differences and the impact of differences of socio-cultural, economic and political factors of the host country and the country of origin on the human resource management of the organization. 2
ManagementEPPM4433International 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.
ManagementEPPM4014Strategic Management4This course aims to give students exposure to the overall strategic management of a business. Students are exposed to the needs and responsibilities of top management in maintaining or enhancing business competitiveness through strategic planning and implementation. Students are provided with training to analyse
the internal and external environment of the business, and are given guidance on how to formulate and implement appropriate strategies for a business. In addition, the course also discusses global issues and current trends faced by top managers.
ManagementEPPM4014Strategic Management4This course aims to give students exposure to the overall strategic management of a business. Students are exposed to the needs and responsibilities of top management in maintaining or enhancing business competitiveness through strategic planning and implementation. Students are provided with training to analyse
the internal and external environment of the business, and are given guidance on how to formulate and implement appropriate strategies for a business. In addition, the course also discusses global issues and current trends faced by top managers.

ProgrammeCodeCourse NameNo. of CreditDescriptionSemester Offered
Arabic Studies and Islamic CivilizationPPPY1012Practical Arabic2This course guides students to listen, speak, read and write in Arabic practically for daily
communication. Students are able to
communicate, interact and exchange personal
information with friends, teachers and native speakers either directly or through social media.
Students are able to use Arabic in daily activities. Students are guided to improve morphological and syntactic competencies to aid
communication. This course uses a student-centered approach and utilizes the internet to support students' Arabic language skills.
Arabic Studies and Islamic CivilizationPPAT1203Arabic Lexicography3This course explains scope of discussion related to the history of the development of Arabic lexicon and its importance. Discussion of this course covers the birth factors of Arabic lexicon, early figures of Arabic lexicon, compilation method and methods of finding meaning words as well as the advantages and
disadvantages of each dictionary according to the madrasah or method arrangement. Also given attention is the right application for classical, modern
or contemporary Arabic dictionary.
Arabic Studies and Islamic CivilizationPPAT1211Arabic 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.2
Arabic Studies and Islamic CivilizationPPPJ1143Arabic Lexicography3This course studies the history of the development of classical, modern and contemporary Arabic lexicography. This course covers the study of the author's background, compilation methods, features and also the weaknesses of each dictionary. The focus
of the study was also given to dictionaries such as
Kitab al-'Ayn by al-Khalil bin Ahmad al-Farahidi, al-Jamharah by Ibn Durayd, al-Sihah by al-Jawhari, Lisan al-'Arab by Ibn Manzur and Asas al -Balaghah by al-
Zamakhshari. This course also study modern dictionaries such as al-Wasit, al-Munjid and others.
Arabic Studies and Islamic CivilizationPPPJ1243Arabic Literature of Early Islamic and Umayyad Era3This course discusses Arabic literature activities during early era of arrival of Islam, precisely during the era of Madinah until Umawi governance which focus on traditional literature genre. Poem, khutbah (speech), pamphlets (letter writing) are among the literature activities during that time which are based on the beauty of Arabic language or Arabic rethorical (Balaghah) as the main literature. Fundamentally, any writing expression or creativity are not necessarily to be imaginative while wahyu is considered to have literary value. Important orientation is when the identity of Islam can be seen through literature.2
Arabic Studies and Islamic CivilizationPPPJ2303Arabic 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.2
Arabic Studies and Islamic CivilizationPPPJ2453Arabic 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).2
SyariahPPPG3273Islamic Government Institutions3This course discusses the relationship of sharia
and the Islamic system of government such as the
concept and characteristics of an Islamic state,
the responsibility of establishing an Islamic state
and the responsibility of the Muslim minority in
non-Muslim countries; Islamic political research
methods, such as the definition and scope of
Islamic political thought, the differences between
the policies and forms of government; the
relationship between political theory and
constitutional law as well as administration; and a
brief history of Islamic rule. Then, the features of
the Islamic constitution will be discussed. These
include the definitions, sources and basic
principles of the Islamic constitution and
government; the meaning, purpose of the
characteristics and powers of the Executive Body,
the Legislative and the Judiciary, the rights and
responsibilities of the government and the people,
the essential features of Islamic administrative
law; and the enactment of the Islamic Constitution.
SyariahPPPG3113Siyasah Shar’iyyah3This course aims to introduce the general Islamic policy based on siyasah shar‘iyyah by referring to the implementation and examples of the time of the Prophet SAW and al-Khulafa’ al-Rashidin. The discussion covers the resources and areas of its implementation, administrative powers, public rights, private rights, principles of shura and discretion, the purpose and manner of implementation of the Allah’s law based on the text and ijtihad. As a result of the concept of administration explained by Islam through the al-
Qur’an and al-Sunnah, then the comparison between the two eras will be done in more detail. This course also discusses some siyasah shar‘iyyah principles such as al-maṣlaḥah (public interest), dar’ al-ḍarar, daf‘ al-mashaqqah (avoiding danger and difficulty), al-‘ādah/al-‘urf (custom) and sadd al-dharā’i‘ (prevent evil). All this is intended to make it easier for Islamic thinkers to apply all methods of determining the law to current political issues.
SyariahPPPG3243Islamic Law Maxims3This course aims to introduce Islamic law maxims, its history, sources, functions and position in Islamic law. It focuses the discussion on the main maxims and their application in Islamic law rulings. Among them are the five main maxims as well as some other maxims such as al-ijtihad la yanqudu bi al-
ijtihad, idha ijtama' a al-halal wa al- haram ghulliba al-haram and others.
SyariahPPPG2293Islamic Astronomy3This course aims to enlighten the students about the principles of Islamic Astronomy in general. This course will discuss on the history, concepts
and applications of Islamic Astronomy. In addition, this course will be emphasized the important terms and concepts in Islamic Astronomy to strengthen students' understanding
of the basics and general applications in this field. The discussion of astronomy in the
perspective of Sharia will be discussed related to the knowledge of Fiqh and Akidah.
SyariahPPPG2962Introduction to Astrofiqh and Cosmofiqh2This course aims to enlighten the students with understanding of the philosophy, concepts and theories related to the creation of the universe according to Islam (Cosmofiqh). This course also trains the students in developing skills so that they are able to implement it in their daily life such as determination of qiblah direction and calculation of prayer times. In addition, this course will be emphasized aspects of mathematics, science and technology to solve the dynamic issues of astrofiqh & cosmofiqh.2
SyariahPPPG3263Fiqh Muamalat II (Islamic law of transactions II)3This course guides students to understand and extensively study the basic contracts and new contracts in muamalah (Islamic law of transactions) by examining current applications as well as making comparisons of the opinions of classical scholars and contemporary scholars. The discussion focuses on theories, principles and current applications of musyarakah, mudarabah, wakalah, ijarah/jicalah, kafalah/damanah, hiwalah, wadicah, rahn, cariah, sulh, ibra’, muqasah, muzaracah and mukhabarah. The emphasis will be given to current transaction practices in various Islamic financial products whether in the form of services, debt financing and investment.2
SyariahPPPG3252Study of Syariah Legal Text2This course is a guide for students in adding skills to understand and utilise the main sources of Islamic jurisprudence (fiqh), especially in the Shafie’s School, in addition to mastering Arabic. This course also aims to explain the form and hierarchy of the classical books of Islamic jurisprudence of the Shafie’s School as well as introduce the terms used in the books. In addition, students are also briefly exposed to the important resources of other school of thought within Islamic jurisprudence. The course approach is implemented in the way that students are trained to read, understand and study the classical fiqh texts in Arabic to strengthen their understanding of the principles of Islamic jurisprudence.2
SyariahPPPG2203Administration of Islamic Law in Malaysia3This course aims to study the position of Islam and the implementation of Islamic law in the pre-colonial era (Melaka era), the colonial era and the post-Islamic religious organization in Malaysia such as the Religious Council and the Religious Department, by focusing on zakat related laws wakaf, baitulmal, masjid, conversion to Islam, Islamic religious education and Fatwa Committee at the state and national levels. This course will also analyze and evaluate the powers of the Syariah Court in matters relating to Islamic family law, syariah criminal offenses, alternative settlement of cases in the Syariah Court and enforcement of Syariah Court orders.2
SyariahPPPG3293Comparison of Judicial System3This course aims to discuss the comparative judicial system in Syariah and civil courts in Malaysia. The discussion of this course will cover the history of the judicial system, the jurisdiction of the court, the qualifications of judges, the appointment of judges, the removal of judges, courtesy and ethics of judges, the judiciary which includes prosecution, detention, investigation and bail, trial procedures, evidence, judgment and practice in court Shariah and civil in Malaysia. The debate on all these topics is general and also touches on the Islamic judicial system in certain subtopics related to the judicial system in the courts in Malaysia.2
Da’wah and Leadership StudiesPPPM3313Guidance 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).2
Da’wah and Leadership StudiesPPPM3133Women'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.
Al-Quran and Al-Sunnah StudiesPPPN1173Deviation 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.
Al-Quran and Al-Sunnah StudiesPPPN2433Studies 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.2
Al-Quran and Al-Sunnah StudiesPPPN2563Studies of Deviniosts Group of Hadith3This course discusses hadith and its use by bid'ah (innovator) groups such as al-Khawarij, al-Syi'ah, al-Mu'tazilah and al-Batiniyyah. The focus of the course is on the narrators, methodology and sources based on studies by scholars of ahl as-Sunnah wa’l-Jama'h in addition to thorough study of the books of the said groups.2
Al-Quran and Al-Sunnah StudiesPPPN3123Comparative Exegesis3This course discusses the concept of comparative interpretation, history of its development and its
importance. The categories and methodology of comparative interpretation are studied in order to know the weaknesses and strengths of each interpretation and interpreter studied. This course is practical field training for the student to generally apply the whole topic studied in al-Quran studies.
Al-Quran and Al-Sunnah StudiesPPPN3143Tafsir II3This course submits the Quranic explanation on the natural traits and habits as well as attitude of the Jews and Christians, their impressions of their ownselves and other peoples. This course also reveals their attitude and perception towards al-Quran, the prophethood of Muhammad (pbuh) and his teachings, in addition to analyzing the Quranic approach in addressing their doubts and accusations.2
Al-Quran and Al-Sunnah StudiesPPPN3173The Ethics of al-Quran and al-Sunnah3This course analyzes the values of human relationship with Allah, humans with society and humans with nature. There is emphasis on the shaping of the soul and personality wa tahdhib al-nafs wa tarbiyat al-akhlaq (training of the ego and disciplining of manners), relations with neighbours, orphans, the poor, relations between Muslims and non-Muslims and between the ruler or government and the people and
Al-Quran and Al-Sunnah StudiesPPPN3213Proverb in The al-Qur'an and al-Sunnah3This course collects the Quranic verses and Prophet’s (pbuh) hadith which contain mathal (similitude or metaphors and parables containing fundamental message). It also discusses the types and purpose of similitude. Quranic verses and al-Hadith are explained in-depth in addition to exposing the lesson to be learnt from each mathal.2
Al-Quran and Al-Sunnah StudiesPPPN3353Comparative Studies of Hadith Books3This course discusses the approach and methodology used by al-Muhaddithin (The Traditionists) in writing their hadith books. It also introduces their manner of writing which covers conditions and methods used to compile, summarize and filter as well as identify the authenticity of a hadith, division into chapters, topics and so on. This course is more focused on al-Kutub al-Sittah (the Six Authentic Books/Collections).2
Al-Quran and Al-Sunnah StudiesPPPN3363The Attitude Of Orientalist Towards The Quran And
The Sunnah
3This course aims to give students an understanding and basic knowledge relating to Orientalist attitude, thinking and ideology towards al-Quran and al-Sunnah. It exposes the strategy and factors which motívate the Orientalists to attack Islam. In order to impart this understanding, certain selected topics are discussed such as a brief history of the emergence of Orientalism and their main agenda or objectives, Also discussed are the following matters: Orientalist attitude and thought, their theories of Islam and the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh), attitude towards al-Quran and al-Sunnah, as well as examples and issues arising.2
Al-Quran and Al-Sunnah StudiesPPPN3393Studies of Mukhtalif Hadith3This course specifically discusses Mukhtalif al-Hadith (the Disputed Hadith), that is, a kind of Hadith with a literal expression the meaning of which is found to contradict any other Quranic verse or hadith or scientific facts, sensory faculties, reality and so on. Among the topics discussed are the definition of Mukhtalif al-Hadith, action or steps to counter them and their sources of reference. Practical training is provided with priority given to selected examples.2
Al-Quran and Al-Sunnah StudiesPPPN3423Tafsir III3This course studies in a tahlili (analytical) manner a
number of selected surah relating to aqidah, akhlaq and qasas such as surah al-Nur, al-Hujurat and al-
Kahfi. It also exposes exegesis or interpretation methods of al-Quran derived from al-Quran and al-
Sunnah. In addition, it discusses the errors of mufassir (commentator or exegete) in interpretation. Each khilaf (error) found in interpretation will have its given preference (tarjih or after weighing and analyzing the conflict of proofs) submitted.
Al-Quran and Al-Sunnah StudiesPPPN3453Hadith II3This course discusses texts of hadith related to al-
Fitan (trials/tribulations), al-Siyasah (politics and nation building) al-qiyadah (leadership), al-Iqtisad (economy) and al-Ziraáh (agriculture). The focus of discussions is on explaining the objective and purpose of the hadith by relating it to local and global issues.
Al-Quran and Al-Sunnah StudiesPPPY1242The Methodology of al-Quran and al-Hadith2This course discusses the introduction, scope of discussion and development of the Sciences of the al-
Quranic and exegesis , some trends in exegesis and some current issues regarding the al-Quran. This course also discusses the introduction, scope of discussion and development of the sciences of al-
Hadith especially those related to sanad and matan,
the types of hadith accepted and rejected and some current issues regarding hadith.
Al-Quran and Al-Sunnah StudiesPPPY1252Introduction to Qiraat and Memorization2This course discusses all the chapters found in the ‘Ilm Tajweed al-Quran according to method of al-
Shatibiyyah. The focus of the discussion and comparison of qurra 'recitation procedures within the scope of Tajweed knowledge is according to the method as well. Emphasis on the history of the emergence of this knowledge, the works, the figures of the scholars of qurra’ will be discussed more widely. The study of Tajweed is also focused on the information technology era. While the practical process will be given appropriate exposure through interactions and memorization of several selected surahs in the tutorial class that will be held in the laboratory.
Al-Quran and Al-Sunnah StudiesPPQA1123Rasm, Dabt and Fawasil al-Quran.3This course discusses the history of Rasm, Dabt and Fawasil al-Quran. Students are also exposed to the method of writing al-Quran rasm 'Uthmani, signs in the Qur'an and the knowledge of calculating the number of verses of the Qur'an. The discussion also focused on i’jaz and asrar rasm Uthmani, innovations in marking the Qur’an and the relationship of verse counting with waqf and ibtida’.2
Al-Quran and Al-Sunnah StudiesPPQA1223Ulum al-Hadith3This course discusses mustalah al-hadith (hadith terminology) particularly relating to sanad (chain of transmitters) and matn (hadith text or subject-matter), principles used by muhaddithin (hadith experts) in their works, the development of written hadith and ulum hadith (hadith sciences) and so on. It also exposes students to the characteristics of hadith maqbul (which may be accepted) and hadith mardud (which may be rejected).2