The Bachelor of Public Management (Hons) allows students to address the challenges of governance, public administration and international relations in national and regional contexts. The programme also focuses on the fundamental principles, practices and techniques of organisational management related to public institutions.
The course exposes students to significant theories, and their application in research in multidisciplinary fields such as public administration, political economy, human resources management, international relations and town management. The emphasis is on linking theory to research, experimental and professional analysis of a wide range of issues, analytical and professional activities in the areas of policy analysis, public sector management, urban planning design and urban development.
This programme will also enhance students’ personal confidence and career prospects by widening their portfolio of skills and deepening their insights of current public policy issues.
- Pass STPM/A level with minimum 2 principals; OR
- Pass Foundation/Pre-University/Matriculation in related field; OR
- Pass Diploma in related field; OR
- Any other equivalent qualifications recognized by the Malaysian Government
Students with a recognized Diploma in related field will be given advanced standing into the Degree programme.
For non-Malaysian citizens, please refer to the Malaysian Qualification Agency’s (MQA) List of Overseas Qualifications & its equivalency with Malaysian Education System (PDF) to see if you qualify for this course.
|Semester 1||Semester 2|
|Introduction to Business Management||Introduction to Public Policy|
|Financial Accounting Fundamentals||Personal Development|
|Introduction to Public Administration||Microeconomics|
|Computer Application for Business||Business Statistics|
|Effective Communication Skills 1||Effective Communication Skills 2|
|Select One:||Select One:|
|Malaysian Studies||Moral Studies|
|Co-Curriculum 1||Islamic Studies|
|Semester 3||Semester 4|
|Politics and Organization||ICT in Public Sector|
|Fundamental of Entrepreneurship||Human Resource in Public Sector|
|Administrative Law||Local and State Government|
|Macroeconomics Analysis for Business Decision||Leadership in Public Sector|
|Financial Management 1||Directed Elective (Stream based)|
|Select One:||Global Classroom|
|Bahasa Kebangsaan A/B|
|Semester 5||Semester 6|
|Research Methods||Strategic Management in Public Sector|
|Public Sector Strategy||Sustainability and Planning Policy Development|
|Constitutional Law||International Public Relations|
|Criminal Justice Management||Public Finance|
|Non-Government Organization Management||Immigration and Public Policy|
|Open Elective||International Politics|
On successful completion students will enter a variety of challenging careers, such as public or private sectors of any industry. These positions include economist, current affairs executive, diplomat officer, and administrative officer. Graduates will be able to seek employment in many roles in the public sector such as education, health and policy authorities, local government, charities, environmental agencies and civil service agencies, as well as in private sector management.