Classifications of General Studies

  • The units enlisted below are prescribed based on the level of studies as well as the nationality of the students.
  • Credit points for each unit vary from 2 – 3 MQF credit points, subject to approved offerings.

Malaysian Students*

Courses / CategoriesMPU U1MPU U2MPU U3MPU U4
Bachelor Degree (ALL courses) Ethnic Relations 1 unit 1 unit 1 unit
Islamic and Asian Civilisations
1 Year Honours Degree (ALL courses) Ethnic Relations
Islamic and Asian Civilisations

*Malaysian students whom did not obtain a Credit or undertake Bahasa Melayu (BM) in Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) will be required to enrol, undertake, complete and pass National Language A which is also equivalent to fulfill MPU U2 requirements.

International Students

Courses / CategoriesMPU U1MPU U2MPU U3 MPU U4
Bachelor Degree (ALL courses) Communicative Malay 2 1 unit 1 unit 1 unit
Malaysian Studies 3
1 Year Honours Degree (ALL courses) Communicative Malay 2  N/A
Malaysian Studies 3

MPU U2, U3 and U4 approved units can be found here (as at 4 August 2016).