University of Nottingham Malaysia
General Studies Department


All students (Malaysian and International) is required to [enrol, undertake, complete and pass] - these required stages in the General Studies Department modules (formerly known as Compulsory Subjects) before the end of the graduation. This is a precondition for the award of degrees in Private Higher Educational Institutions (PHEI) under the Private Higher Education Act 1996. As a private higher educational institution, University of Nottingham Malaysia is subject to PHEI regulations effective 1 September 2013. Refering to the Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education Malaysia Administrative Circular JPT / GS1000-606 JLD.1 (30) dated 22 July 2013.  

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.  




To apply for an exemption from taking the Bahasa Kebangsaan A module, students are required to have the following: 

  • A credit in Bahasa Melayu/Malay Language in Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM).

Please contact the department for further information.  

General Studies Department

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

telephone: +6 (03) 8924 8187
fax: +6 (03) 8924 8020

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