- Those studies were known as MPW (Mata Pelajaran Wajib).
- This stipulation is gazetted in subsection 41 (4) Private Higher Education Act 1996 (Act 555) which states that the National Language shall be taught as a compulsory subject for the students if any course of study or a substantial part of any course of study in any private higher educational institution is conducted either in the national language, English Language or Arabic.
- In relation to this, Department of Higher Education, Malaysian Ministry of Education Administrative Circular JPT / GS1000-606 JLD.1 (25) dated 27 June 2013 provided further explanation on the implementation of General Studies at PHEIs.
- All Malaysian and international students are compelled to enroll, undertake, attend and pass these units as a pre-requisite to the award of a certificate, diploma or degree
Objective(s) of Students Undertaking General Studies :
The objective of undertaking General Studies & Malaysian National Subjects is to equip students with knowledge and soft-skills such as philosophy, arts and communication in line to produce more intellectual, balanced and holistic graduates.
Subject Structure :
|Local Diploma Students||Local Degree Students|
|International Diploma Students||International Degree Students|