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Internal Diploma Malaysia
2 years (5 Semesters)
Part Time/Full Time
Fees (International Student)
Conducted entirely in Malaysia
Level of Study
Field of Study
The Diploma in International Studies is designed to:
provide a programme that covers the academic aspect as well as the vocational aspects of International Studies
prepare students for careers in the International Studies environment.
provide students with academic and professional skills to develop solutions requiring a holistic outlook in International Studies
provide students with critical, independent and cooperative learning skills so as to facilitate their response to continuous future international change.
develop students' intellectual skills, communications ability and team working capability.
provide students with opportunities for progression into Degree Programmes of international standard in relevant areas.
Part 1 (semester 1 & 2) of the Programme is common and it provides a general development of the skills needed for degree study as well as preparing you for the specific demands of the degree programmes to which you will progress to.
The APIIT Diploma in International Studies will provide two routes: one to BSc (Hons) Environment & Sustainability and another to BA (Hons) International Relations.
English for Academic Purposes
Practical IT Skills
Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship
Academic Research Skills
Global Business Trends
Journalism and Society
Sustainable Lifestyle and Communities
Issues in World Politics
Critical International Film Studies
Debating the Past
Modern Political Ideas
Philosophy Life and Existence
Environment Issues & Case Studies 1
Industrial Design: History and Context
Local & Global Perspectives in History
War Peace and Cooperation
Cinema Film Analysis
Environment Issues & Case Studies 2
Industrial Design: Style and Substance
*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 fulfill credit requirements for Co-curricular activities.
Admission requirements for this programme is as follows:
An overall credit pass in 3 subjects at SPM and a minimum of pass in Bahasa Malaysia and Sejarah (History); or
An overall credit pass in 3 subjects at O-Levels/GCSE; or
A qualification that APIIT accepts as equivalent to the above
May & Nov 2019
All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.