MoHE Compulsory Subjects

MINISTRY OF HIGHER EDUCATION (MoHE) GENERAL EDUCATION SUBJECTS

MPU (Matapelajaran Umum)

The Malaysian Ministry of Education officially announced  that from 2014, the General Education Subjects (GES) or Mata Pelajaran Umum (MPU) will replace the Compulsory Subjects or Mata Pelajaran Wajib (MPW) for all private higher education institutions in Malaysia, including Curtin University Sarawak. The new MPU units will affect all new undergraduate students enrolled from 2014 onwards. Students undertaking foundation, Master’s and Doctor of Philosophy are exempted from doing MPU units.

The Private Higher Education Institution Act 1996 (Act 555) stipulates that every private higher education institution teaches the following compulsory subjects. These units, in compliance with Section 43(3) Act 555, are compulsory for both international and Malaysian students in order to graduate.

UNITS NAME

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER

UNIT CODE

MALAYSIAN STUDENT*

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT**

MEDIUM DELIVERY

MPU U1

Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2

3

2

MU13143

Malay

Malaysian Studies 3

3

1

MU13173

English

Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia

3

1

MU13123

Malay

Hubungan Etnik

3

2

MU13113

Malay

MPU U2

Leadership, Innovation and Critical Thinking

2

3

MU232LICRT2

English

National Language A (for those who did not get credit for Bahasa Melayu at SPM level) &(exemption from Leadership, Innovation and Critical Thinking)

2

3

MU23212
(MPW 2133)

Malay

MPU U3

Engineering Historical Development
(for Commerce students only)

2

4

MU333EHD2

English

Principles of Economics
(for Engineering students only)

2

4

MU333PE2

English

MPU U4

Team Leadership and Community Service

2

5

MU434TLCS2

English

 

Should you have any enquiries please contact Lydia Mujah. Tel: +60 85 443939 Ext: 4215. Location: Prinia 2 Admin, Email: lydia.m@curtin.edu.my

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