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BACHELOR OF SOCIAL SCIENCE (HONOURS) IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

KPT/JPS (N/312/6/0033) (MQA/PA11704) 10/24

This programme is Southeast Asia’s first International Relations degree which combines the finest university learning with a stamp of industrial experience. The 3-year programme merges two years on-campus learning and one final year on-site work-based learning.

The first two years on-campus setting will be taught by top International Relations scholars and national leaders and aimed to instill leadership skills, prepare the students to understand the issues, learn the theories and practices of international relations in order to provide solutions to current world and foreign affairs problems.

In the final year of study, students will be introduced to International Relations related industry practices, exposed to contemporary issues in their area of specialization, and will manage & lead real-life projects under guidance & supervision of industry coaches and university lecturers.

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WHY SOCIAL SCIENCE AT TAYLOR'S

Taught by Thought Leaders

Unlock leadership potential through on- & off-campus programme and seminars, taught by trailblazing experts.

Work-based Learning Degree Programme

Two years of on-campus learning and one year of industry experience managing and leading real-life projects.

Creating Future Southeast Asian leaders

Equipping future political, social & business leaders with knowledge of the global political economy as well as foreign policy, diplomacy, and global relations skills.

HIGHLIGHTS

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

Students will learn from highly qualified academicians and industry leaders to become the next generation of industry-ready professionals in the field of social sciences. 

This programme is compatible with the new Taylor's Curriculum Framework that allows students to mix & match study modules.

Click here to find out more about the Taylor's Curriculum Framework.

PRIMARY MAJOR

This component consists of Common Core subjects, which are common modules across a discipline that provides the fundamental knowledge of the discipline.

 

Common Core

Specialisation Modules:

 

*All information is subject to change. Readers are responsible for verifying information that pertains to them by contacting the university.

UNIVERSITY CORE

This component aims to develop critical thinking, build up social intelligence and cultivate civic responsibility as well as broaden cultural knowledge. These consist of compulsory and nationally-mandated study modules required by the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education.

 

  • Social Innovation Project
  • Falsafah dan Ibu Semasa
  • Life Skills for Success & Well-Being
  • Millennials in Malaysia: Team Dynamics & Relationship Management
  • Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2

 

*Students are requested to take Bahasa Kebangsaan A if they do not obtain a Credit for Bahasa Malaysia in SPM.

**All information is subject to change. Readers are responsible for verifying information that pertains to them by contacting the university.

COMPLEMENTARY STUDIES

The Complementary Studies component provides student the flexibility to study modules in a related or unrelated field from the same or different school to complement the Primary Major. It may be completed in a form of free electives, an extension, minors or a second major that typically requires at least one (1) semester of student learning time.

Click here to see a full list of all available Complementary Studies Components.

 

Free Elective Module


Choose any ONE (1) Free Elective* offered by Taylor’s University. Refer to the Complementary Study Guide for the list of Free Electives. 

 

*Subject to availability.
*Meet min. module pre- & co-requisite.

**All information is subject to change. Readers are responsible for verifying information that pertains to them by contacting the university.

OVERSEAS TRANSFER OPTIONS

We offer the option of completing your Bachelor of Social Science with Honours (International Relations) with one of our established partner universities in the United Kingdom.

UNITED KINGDOM (UK)
UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD
  • BA International Relations in Politics
    1 + 2 years
UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS
  • BA International Development
    1 + 2 years
  • BA International Relations

        1 + 2 years

  • BA Politics

        1 + 2 years

UNIVERSITY OF ESSEX
  • BA Global Politics
    2 + 1 years
  • BA International Development
    1 + 2  or 2 + 1 years
  • BA International Relations
    1 + 2  or 2 + 1 years
  • BA Philosophy, Politics and Economics
    1 + 2  or 2 + 1 years
  • BA Politics
    1 + 2  or 2 + 1 years
  • BA Politics and International Relations
    1 + 2  or 2 + 1 years
  • BA Politics with Business
    1 + 2  or 2 + 1 years
  • BA Politics with Human Rights
    1 + 2  or 2 + 1 years
  • BSc Economics and Politics
    1 + 2  or 2 + 1 years
  • BSc Politics and International Relations
    1 + 2  or 2 + 1 years
  • BSc Politics with Business
    1 + 2  or 2 + 1 years
  • BSc Politics with Data Science
    1 + 2  or 2 + 1 years
  • BA Liberal Arts
    1 + 2  or 2 + 1 years
  • BA Global Studies
    1 + 2  or 2 + 1 years
  • BA Social Change
    1 + 2  or 2 + 1 years
UNVERSITY OF BRISTOL
  • BSc International Social and Public Policy
    1 + 2 years

FUTURE CAREERS

When you’ve successfully completed this programme, you could embark on any of these exciting careers, including:

REQUIREMENTS

PREREQUISITES

SPM / O-Level or equivalent

Pass with 5 credits (Except fot UEC)

SPM / O-Level or equivalent with Diploma

Pass with 3 credits for entry with Diploma qualification

*All information is subject to change. The above entry requirements serve as a guideline. Readers are responsible to verify the information by contacting the university’s Admissions Department.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM)

CGPA 2.00 for 3 subjects with min. Grade C for each subject

Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)

Pass with min. 5Bs including English

A Levels

Min. EEE

South Australian Matriculation (SAM) / SACE International

Min. ATAR 55

Canadian Pre-University (CPU)

Min. average of 55% in 6 subjects

International Baccalaureate (IB)

Min. 24 points in 6 subjects

Monash University Foundation Year (MUFY)

50%

Taylor’s Foundation and Diploma programmes

CGPA 2.00

*All information is subject to change. The above entry requirements serve as a guideline. Readers are responsible to verify the information by contacting the university’s Admissions Department.

ENGLISH REQUIREMENTS

*All information is subject to change. The above entry requirements serve as a guideline. Readers are responsible to verify the information by contacting the university’s Admissions Department.

WORK-BASED LEARNING PARTNERS

FEES & SCHOLARSHIPS

Approximate Total Fees
(Local Students):

RM 92,606

 


Approximate Total Fees
(International Students):

USD 27,411

 


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* Fees will be reviewed annually. For the avoidance of doubt, Taylor’s reserves the right to revise the fee payable for any given semester.

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