Bachelor of Arts International and Strategic Studies

Course Detail

University University Malaya (UM)
Qualification Bachelor's Degree
Study Type Full Time
Duration 42 Months
Intakes February | September
Total tuition fee (local) RM 25,025​
Total tuition fee (foreign) Contact [email protected] for more information


This programme aims to provide students with an understanding of international affairs, foreign policy, security studies, defense analysis and strategic studies, in particular by analyzing international relationships between state and non-state actors, as well as trends and implications of global and regional issues.

Entry Requirements

For local students, applicants will need to achieve Band 2 MUET and meet ONE the following qualifications: 

– At least CGPA 3.0 in Malaysian Higher School Certificate (STPM), Science and Art Stream

– At least CGPA 3.0 in Malaysian Matriculation/Asasi

– At least Jayyid Jiddan level in Malaysian Higher Islamic Religious Certificate (STAM)

– At least CGPA 3.0 in Diploma in the related field of studies

– Obtain Grade B in any 3 subjects in GCE A-level

For international students, applicants will need to meet the following qualifications:

– Obtain relevant qualifications accepted by the university OR a Diploma from recognized institutions with at least a CGPA of 3.00

– A score of band 5 in IELTS OR 500 in TOEFL®PBT OR 60 in TOEFL iBT ®