BA (Hons) in International Relations
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|Exam Body||APU Malaysia Degree|
|Course Duration||3 Years ( 6 Semesters )|
|Part Time/Full Time||Full Time|
|Fees (International Student)||RM 93,500|
|Faculty||School of Marketing and Management|
|Conducted entirely in Malaysia||Yes|
|Level of Study||Bachelor's Degree Level|
|Field of Study||Social Sciences|
|Study Abroad Pathway|
APU-DMU Dual Degree Scheme
This programme is specifically designed to provide:
DEGREE LEVEL 1
Core modules in Year 1 will equip students with knowledge and understanding of the historical development, and theoretical and conceptual framework of international relations as a discipline. In addition, students will also be exposed to political ideologies, issues in world politics, the impact of major revolutions as well as the global development of sustainability.
DEGREE LEVEL 2
Students will be exposed to the role of international organisations, the inequality in global economy, role of small power in politics and environmental policies. Basically, Year 2 provides a broad overview of the major political issues, forces, developments and key controversies in the region using both academic sources and official documents. Students will also be introduced to analytical skills of comparison and develop familiarity and competence in using the skills to inform their understanding in both written and oral presentation.
INTERNSHIP (16 weeks)
Students will undertake an Internship / Industrial Training for a minimum period of 16 weeks to prepare them for a smooth transition from the classroom to the working environment.
DEGREE LEVEL 3
Students will make use of their previous studies and industrial experience to extend their familiarity in the field of international relations and to refine their personal and professional development. A final year project requires them to investigate and provide solutions for a real world problem – they will demonstrate their ability to combine international relations knowledge, critical thinking and analytical skills to produce a personal achievement portfolio.
MQA Compulsory Subjects*
(*All students are required to successfully complete these modules as stipulated by the Malaysian Qualification Agency)
DIRECT ENTRY TO LEVEL 1 OF THE DEGREE:
• 2 Passes in STPM with a minimum Grade C (GP 2.0) and a Credit in English at SPM Level or its equivalent.
• 2 Passes in A-Level in any 2 subjects, and a Credit in English at SPM/O-Level/IGCSE or its equivalent.
• 5 Grade B’s in UEC including English.
• Passed Foundation programme (minimum CGPA of 2.0) with a Credit in English at SPM/ O-Level/ IGCSE or equivalent.
Direct Entry to level 2 of the Degree:
• Successful completion of the APU/APIIT Diploma or
• Successful completion of studies in another recognised institute with academic credits equivalent to Level 1 of an Honours Degree (Subject to the approval of the APU/APIIT Academic Board)
English Requirements (International Students)
• IELTS : 5.5
All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.