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Bachelor of Social Sciences (Industrial Relations & Labour Studies) (Hons)

Offered by: Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS)
Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration6 Sem
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees550/Sem
Fees (International Student)1650/Sem
FacultyFaculty of Social Sciences
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudySocial Sciences
Stream RequirementsArts/Science Stream
Additional NotesUPU Code (for reference): PH02
Course Description

Industrial Relations and Labour Studies Programme enables the students to recognize the issues of globalization, production and the multidivisional nature of work. This includes examining the changing patterns in the work processes and its implications on daily routines of individuals, families and society. It also covers the labour relations between workers, employers and the Government, as well as the relevant laws governing this issue. In addition, this specialization also focuses on the latest issues in development, planning and management of human resources as well as other significant aspects related to research.

The courses offered by this programme are aimed at fulfilling these nine learning outcomes:

  • Construct understanding based on knowledge and able to synthesize the knowledge for personal and societal development.
  • Involve in academic discussions and be critical in indentifying problems and issues in the work environment.
  • Apply intellectual skills in conceptualizing understanding and describing the actors in industrial relations, as well as having discourses in the forms of presentations and brainstorming.
  • Able to communicate at all levels of organization, as well as able to express and contribute ideas in various forums and settings in an effective and professional manner
  • Able to understand the economic, environmental and socio-cultural implications with professionalism.
  • Demonstrate professionalism, with appropriate moral values and ethics in disseminating and applying knowledge in this industry.
  • Pursue lifelong learning through continuous professional development via affiliation with relevant agencies/organizations to obtain the latest information concerning the industry.
  • Resourceful in terms of looking for resources and business opportunities, and able to prepare business proposals.
  • Demonstrate leadership skills in disseminating knowledge towards the development of society and country.
Entry Requirements

The minimum requirements for entry into most undergraduate programmes are as follows:

Good pass in the Sijil Peperiksaan Malaysia (SPM) with a credits in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia subject or a credits in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia July Paper and a pass in Sejarah subject (for SPM 2013 and above) in Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM)

AND
 
A good pass in the Sijil Tinggi Peperiksaan Malaysia (STPM) with a minimum of:
  • Grade C (NGMP 2.00) in Pengajian Am; AND
  • Grade C (NGMP 2.00) in two (2) other subjects,

OR

A good pass in Sijil Matrikulasi KPM/Asasi Sains UM/ Asasi UiTM with a minimum

  • CGPA of 2.00

OR

A recognised Diploma in relevant fields

 
AND
 
Malaysian University English Test (MUET)
  • At least Band 1
 
Good pass in the Sijil Peperiksaan Malaysia (SPM) with a credits in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia subject or a credits in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia July Paper and a pass in Sejarah subject (for SPM 2013 and above) in Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM)
 
 
Notes:
    1. Entry requirements into professional courses such as Medicine and Engineering are generally much higher. In addition there are also specific requirements for entry into certain programmes. Further details can be obtained from the relevant faculties.
 
 
 
    1. For foreign students, the general requirement is a good pass in A level, Matriculation, Higher School Certificates or other equivalent pre-university examinations. Malaysian Government Policy states that admission into certain degree programmes are restricted to local students only.

 

 

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.


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