Diploma in International Studies (APIIT)
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|Course Duration||24 Months|
|Part Time/Full Time||Full Time|
|Fees (International Student)||RM 46,800|
|Faculty||School of Marketing & Management|
|Conducted entirely in Malaysia||Yes|
|Level of Study||Diploma Level|
|Field of Study||Social Sciences|
The APIIT Diploma in International Studies is designed to:
Upon successful completion of this programme, you will be eligible to progress into any of the following degree programmes offered at APU:
* Please take note that Bridging module/s needed before progress into Year 2
In this semester, students will be introduced to preparatory modules which would be essential for them to embark on their journey in completion of their diploma. Students will be taught English for academic purpose, basic of entrepreneurship and business plus computing skills. Students are also required to take one General Studies module as required by the Malaysian Qualification Agency.
Continue from semester 1 on preparatory modules, students will be learning more on professional communications. They will also embark on more academic research skills which are essential in all their future works. They will also venture out to look at global business trends as well as journalism and society; these will give them exposure in some of the areas of international related issues.
Starting from semester 3, students will be learning the core of international studeis and will be introduced to international relations and issues in world politics. They also will look at sustainable lifestyle and communities and learn to carry out evaluation on related films. Particularly in the messages that the films might have in relation to international issues.
Continue from semester 3, students will be exposed to more relevant international studies issues, particularly looking at history. For example, debating the past and philosophy life and existence will allow students to understand how certain concepts started and influenced the way the modern world operates now. They will also look environmental issues and concerns.
In this last semester, students will continue to look at history in different context as well as environmental issues. In the module 'War, Peace & Cooperation', students iwll be introduced to international agreement between countries, and how conflicts appeared and led to war. Also, how all these impacted the current society that we live in now.
*In addition to the above, all students are also required to successfully complete General Studies modules as stipulated by the Malaysian Qualification Agency, as well as fulfil credit requirements for Co-curricular activities.
3 Credits in at least 3 subjects at SPM level, with a minimum of a pass in Bahasa Malaysia and Sejarah (History);
3 Credits (Grade C & above) in at least 3 subjects at IGCSE/O-Levels;
3 Credits (Grade B & above) in at least 3 subjects in UEC;
Pass relevant Certificate Programme or its equivalent;
A qualification that APU accepts as equivalent to the above.
*Credit in English is required at SPM/IGCSE/O-Level or equivalent.
April, July, Sept
All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.