Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) is the second oldest university in Malaysia and one of the leading universities in the country. USM is the only APEX University in Malaysia stands for Accelerated Programme for Excellence, a status awarded to the greatest potential university among Malaysian Universities to be world-class institution. USM main campus is located in a tropical world heritage of Penang. As a premium Research University, USM is leading the Research and Innovation and ready to provide social and scientific expertise to transform the lives of the "Bottom Billion".
USM offers various full-time study programmes to interested and qualified candidates. Virtually all undergraduate degree programs in arts at the University require a minimum full-time study period of three years and three and half years. Degrees in fine arts, music, arts (fine arts), pure sciences, applied sciences, computer science, management, education, accountancy, technology, engineering and health sciences require minimum periods of study are four years. degrees in architecture, building surveying, construction management, urban and regional planning, building technology, quantity surveying, and interior design require a minimum full-time study period of three years.
Each academic year consists of two semesters. In order to graduate, students must accumulate the required number of credit units and fulfill other graduation requirements stated by the University Senate.
Courses for all undergraduate degree programs are conducted through classroom lectures, tutorials, practical, fieldwork, seminars, and workshops. The courses are further classified into 4 types which is Core, Electives, Minor and University/Optional. Courses in Bahasa Malaysia (Malay Language), English Language, Islamic Civilization, Ethnic Relation, Entrepreneurship/Malaysian Studies are graduation requirements for all undergraduate students.
Student may enroll in major-minor programs but certain program require student to choose electives within the school itself. The elective courses cover certain aspects of the core component in the program.
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