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Division of Mata Pelajaran Pengajian Umum

The Division of Mata Pelajaran Pengajian Umum offers courses which are aimed at strengthening the quality of human capital. The courses are designed to produce holistic graduates who have good soft skills ability and positive values to contribute effectively for the betterment of the community, nation and the world at large.

The implementation of the Mata Pelajaran Pengajian Umum would produce graduates who are better equipped to face life’s challenges. The courses are designed to develop responsible citizens and foster national unity, spiritual, emotional health and soft skills.

Mata Pelajaran Pengajian Umum also provides opportunities for students to develop personally not only in the acquisition of knowledge but also in the mastery of skills and development of attitudes and behaviour in preparation for the workplace and as individuals in society.



Mata Pelajaran Pengajian Umum 

MPU-2312 Civic Consciousness and Volunteerism
This course will expose students to some concepts that define civic awareness or consciousness and they are further enlightened to see that promoting civic consciousness begins from self-building before it grows and expands to include other members of the society. Through this course, students will learn to discover their own potential as members of the society in which they live so that they can contribute positively towards its development.

MPU-2242 Social and Work Etiquette
This course will expose students to some basic social and work etiquette, including both communication and non-communication skills, communication in the workplace, clothing and accessories, and dining ettiquette. Students also get to learn how to prepare for a social function and they are given some useful tips on how to attend a job interview. 

MPU-3222 Critical Thinking
This course will expose students to various critical thinking techniques and reasoning skills to enable them to present their arguments convincingly, respond to situations and solve problems appropriately.

MPU-2232 Drama
The course will expose students to the fundamentals of scriptwriting and drama staging to develop their self-expression, self-confidence and interpersonal skills.

MPU-2222 Public Speaking
This course will expose students to the art of speaking in public and delivering effective presentations to develop their self-confidence and speaking skills.

MPU-3322 Contemporary Malaysian Issues
This course will expose students to the various crucial issues faced by the country today, including social issues, political issues, environmental issues and economic issues. The implications of these issues on the progress of the nation are highlighted and some steps or measures to address them are proposed in this course.

MPU-3232 Entrepreneurship
This course will expose students to the importance of entrepreneurship and the mechanisms to start an entrepreneurial venture. Theories, techniques and practices of entrepreneurship are provided for students to resolve and manage issues related to their ventures.

MPU-2243 Personal Development
This course will expose students to some basic areas on personal development.

MPU-3323 Introduction to Leadership
This course will expose students to different forms of leadership from several perspectives, including business, politics, education and community leadership.

MPU-3173 Malaysian Studies 3
This course will expose students to the historical system and the administrative structure of the country, the constitutions, social integration and unity as well as the national policies.

MPU-3123 Tamadun Islam dan Asia
Kursus ini memberi tumpuan kepada empat tamadun, iaitu Islam, Melayu, India dan Cina yang merangkumi konsep, pandangan semesta, kelahiran dan perkembangan, budaya, kepercayaan dan falsafah serta nilai kemasyarakatan sesebuah tamadun. Isu-isu semasa serta masa depan dunia berbilang tamadun dan dialog peradaban turut diketengahkan dalam kursus ini.

MPU-2163 Pengajian Malaysia 2
Kursus ini menghuraikan tentang proses pembinaan negara bangsa dan semangat patriotik dalam menghadapi cabaran pembangunan. Kursus ini memberi pengetahuan tentang sejarah dan politik, perlembagaan Malaysia, kemasyarakatan dan perpaduan, pembangunan negara dan isu-isu keperihatinan negara.

MPUI-2213 Bahasa Kebangsaan A
Kursus ini menumpukan perhatian kepada aspek lisan dan tulisan bahasa Melayu bagi meningkatkan tahap penguasaan dan kefasihan bahasa Melayu dalam kalangan pelajar.

MPU-2133 Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1
Kursus ini memberi penekanan kepada kemahiran asas bahasa Melayu, iaitu kemahiran mendengar, membaca, menulis dan bertutur bagi meningkatkan penguasaan bahasa Melayu yang asas dalam kalangan pelajar antarabangsa.

MPU-3213 Bahasa Kebangsaan A
Kursus ini menumpukan perhatian kepada aspek lisan dan tulisan bahasa Melayu bagi meningkatkan tahap penguasaan dan kefasihan bahasa Melayu dalam kalangan pelajar.

MPU-3143 Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2
Kursus ini menumpukan perhatian kepada aspek lisan dan tulisan bahasa Melayu.  Aspek-aspek yang dipelajari ialah bunyi dan sebutan, saya, kawan dan keluarga, persekitaran, situasi perbualan dan percutian.

MPU-3113 Hubungan EtniK
Kursus ini memfokuskan kepada perbincangan tentang konsep-konsep asas hubungan etnik, meneliti perkembangan hubungan etnik di Malaysia, mewujudkan masyarakat Malaysia menurut acuan Malaysia dan hubungan antara wilayah, memahami dan menangani cabaran global dalam hubungan budaya dan etnik di Malaysia.

Contact Us

Centre for Nation Building and Languages
Tunku Abdul Rahman University College
Jalan Genting Kelang, Setapak,
53300 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Tel: (6)03-41450123 Ext. 385/581
Fax: (6)03-41423166
Email: cnbl@mail.tarc.edu.my

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