University of Nottingham Malaysia
General Studies Department


All students (Malaysian, International and Malaysian citizens) are required to enroll in General Studies Department modules (formerly known as Compulsory Subjects) as a precondition for the award of certificates, diplomas and degrees in Private Educational Institutions (PEI) and Private Higher Educational Institutions (PHEI) under the Private Higher Education Act 1996As a private higher educational institution, The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus is subject to PHEI regulations.  

The university is required to provide evidence of completion of compulsory subjects to the relevant Malaysian authorities in order to ensure that students' academic qualifications are fully recognised upon completion of studies. 

Note: The new general studies department modules (MPU) are only applicable to all students enrolling in Undergraduate studies commencing 1 September 2013 at any PHEI in Malaysia. 

Modules |

The new general studies department modules (MPU) comprise four broad categories namely:

  • U1: Appreciating Philosophy,
           Values and History
  • U2: Mastering Humanity
  • U3: Broadening Knowledge
           About Malaysia
  • U4: Developing Practical


MBA Previews

MBA Previews

Kuala Lumpur Teaching Centre
Meet up with the Programme Director and find out more about our prestigious MBA programme. Preview Dates: 21 June 2018 and 16 August 2018 (Thursdays), 7:00pm - 8:30pm


To apply for exemption from either soft skills module or Bahasa Kebangsaan (A)/National Language (A) [Level II], students are required to provide evidence of the following:

  • A credit in Bahasa Malaysia / National Language subject at Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) level; or
  • A pass at SPM level and a principle at STPM (Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia) level.
Please contact the department for further information. 

General Studies Department

The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus
Jalan Broga, 43500 Semenyih
Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia

telephone: +6 (03) 8924 8000
fax: +6 (03) 8924 8001

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