International Studies (Honours), Bachelor | University Malaysia Sarawak | Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Bachelor On Campus

International Studies (Honours)

36 months
2311 EUR/year
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The International Studies (Honours) programme from University Malaysia Sarawak introduces students to the formation of international system and relations between modern states since the Westphalia Agreement in 1648 through historical and theoretical frameworks. 


At the same time, this International Studies (Honours) programme from University Malaysia Sarawak examines the international system in the contemporary context that is increasingly complex with the emerging of actors and new challenges. As such, this program gives focuses on issues related to international laws, global economy, modern diplomacy, negotiation and conflict resolution, foreign policy, security and defence, and other contemporary issues. As a whole, this program, prepares students with theoretical and practical knowledge that need to be mastered by international relations’ practitioners like diplomats and international trade delegates.

Programme Learning Outcomes

Upon graduating from this program, the students are able to:
  • Explain theories, concepts and issues in International Studies.
  • Apply research knowledge and subsequently produce academic writings related to International Studies.
  • Demonstrate caring attitude and sensitivity towards issues and problem faced by the global community.
  • Demonstrate professionalism and being ethical in carrying out task.
  • Demonstrate good communication, leadership and team work skills.
  • Demonstrate the ability to critically analyse issues related to international relations and global community.
  • Possess the desire to pursue a higher level of knowledge in their chosen fields through lifelong learning and able to manage and use information effectively and responsibly.
  • Explore and execute entrepreneurial opportunities creatively and productively.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Communication

  • Entrepreneurship

  • Knowledge

  • Thesis

  • Research

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GCE A Level/ International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB)/ AUSMAT graduates recognized by the Malaysian government and approved by the university Senate

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2311 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6933 EUR for the full programme during 36 months.
  • Malaysian Students RM1,695 per semester
  • International Students RM32,000

Living costs for Kota Kinabalu

2167 - 2880 MYR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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