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Bachelor of General Studies (Honours)

Offered by: UTM School of Professional and Continuing Education (UTMSPACE)
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Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration4 years (8 semester)
Part Time/Full TimeFull-time
Fees1820 (Registration Fee) / 5642/Sem (Tuition fee)
Fees (International Student)2,770.00 (Registration Fee) / 11,160.00 (First Semester) / 8,390.00 (Subsequent Semester)
CampusJohor Bahru campus
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyBusiness Management & Administration
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Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning, APEL (A)

Credit Hours130 credit hours
Course Description

The Bachelor of General Studies is a new academic programme offered by Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). The programme provides individuals with an opportunity to learn across five main areas. These include management, science, computing, technology and humanities, getting the best of higher education from all the faculties in UTM. Through a structured 4-year undergraduate curriculum, learners cultivate their lateral thinking to operate in a multidisciplinary environment. Therefore, this programme helps our undergraduates’ progress in government agencies and enterprise, pursuing their postgraduate studies as well as leading the change in industries, communities and societies.

With its seven faculties and over 29 schools, academies, and centres of excellence, students gain access to the best of talent and expertise in Johor Bahru campus. They will also be involved in active learning, which necessitates and helps those students who are taking individual roles in the learning process. This reflects on the connection between theory and practice within and across disciplines.

This special academic programme also offers flexibility for working professionals who are keen to upgrade and improve their skills, creating an excellent lifelong learning pathway.

 

Features

  • Do you prefer flexible learning?
    You are encouraged to design your own academic programme across interdisciplinary studies
  • Are you seeking for an individualized programme?
    Customize your academic programme in accordance with personal preferences to meet your professional goals
  • Are you looking at interdisciplinary programme?
    You can choose to enrol into a course relevant to your contemporary needs from a wide variety of concentration options
  • Having difficulty to design your career?
    Your academic and career advisor will ensure an individualized degree programme that will be formulated to fit competitive job opportunities
Curriculum

Programme Compulsory Courses

  • Computer Literacy
  • Philosophy of Knowledge
  • Principle of Management
  • Physics or Chemistry
  • Creativity & Innovation
  • Research Methodology
  • National Integrity
  • Mathematic & Statistics

General Studies Elective Courses and Specialized Elective Courses

Students are free to enrol into courses as guided by the Academic and Career Advisor

 

Areas Of Concentrations

COMPUTING ..........................................................

  • Web Programming
  • Technology & Information Systems
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Many more

SCIENCE ................................................................

  • Food Analysis
  • Mathematical Statistics
  • Forensic Science
  • Many more

HUMANITIES ...........................................................

  • Educational Psychology
  • Co-curriculum Management, Sport and Games
  • Qawaid Fiqhiyyah
  • Many more

TECHNOLOGY ..........................................................

  • Commercial Equine Facilities Design and Management
  • Event and Competition Management
  • Rider Instructor Training
  • Many more

MANAGEMENT ..........................................................

  • Design and Creativity in Marketing
  • Technology Entrepreneurship and New Venture
  • R&D Innovation Management
  • Many more
Entry Requirements
  • Pass STPM or equivalent with a minimum PNGK of 2.00 Grade C (NGMP 2.00) for General Studies; And Grade C (NGMP 2.00) for TWO (2) other Subjects ; OR
  • Pass STAM with a minimum grade of Jayyid Jiddan ; OR
  • MOE Matriculation/ UA Foundation/ US Foundation or Equivalent with miniumum of CGPA ? 2.00 ; OR
  • Diploma or any other Equivalent Qualification Recognized by the Malaysian Government and Approved by the University Senate.
  • Passed the Malaysian Certificate of Education (SPM/ Equivalent) with at least Credit in Bahasa Melayu/ Bahasa Malaysia OR
  • Credit in Bahasa Melayu/ Bahasa Malaysia July Paper; AND
  • Obtained at least Band 2 in Malaysian University English Test (MUET)

 

Intake Months

February and September

Career Prospects
  • Big Data Analyst
  • Smart Factories Analyst
  • Forensic Scientist
  • Islamic Business Strategist
  • Digital Humanities Database Analyst
  • Block Chain Management
  • Industrial Psychologist
  • Digital Marketing and Analytics

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


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