Undergraduate

We offer two programmes at the undergraduate level: History and Political Science. The undergraduate programmes reflect the range of expertise available at our School. Students are required to take compulsory courses that are cross-disciplinary and beyond the normal bounds of major courses.

The new International Relations Programme will be offered during the 2016/2017 intake.

Bachelor of Arts (History)
Duration3 years
Compulsory CoursesEvolution of Malaysian Politics
Evolution of Philosophy and Thought
Dynamics of the International System
Research Methodology
Major Courses
Year 1Malay Government and Society
Politics and Society in Southeast Asia
Civilizations of Asia (India, China, and Japan)
Oral Historical Method
Year 2Maritime History of the Malay World
Philosophy of History
History of Malaysian Diplomatic Relations
Modern Asia (India, China, and Japan)
Malaysian Heritage and Antiquity
Year 3 History of Nation-Building
History of Malaysian Foreign Relations
Nationalism and Minority Society
History of World Civilizations
History of Trade and Industrial Economy
History of the United States
History of Western Asia
Undergraduate Thesis

Bachelor of Social Sciences (Political Science)
Duration3 years
Compulsory CoursesEvolution of Malaysian Politics
Evolution of Philosophy and Thought
Dynamics of the International System
Research Methodology
Major Courses
Year 1Introduction to Political Science
Introduction to Political Theory
Introduction to Political Philosophy
Introduction to Public Administration
Year 2Introduction to Political Economy
Modern Political Philosophy
Comparative Politics
Transformation of World Politics
Malaysian Political Theory
Government and Constitution of Malaysia
Election Analysis
Year 3 Democracy and Civil Society
Governance and Organizations
Politics of Developing Nations
Islam and Western Ideology
American Politics
Politics of Sabah and Sarawak
Politics and Society
Politics of Southeast Asia
European Politics
Undergraduate thesis