Course Details

Award: Certificate in Humanities and Social Sciences (CHS) (R/220/3/0013) (11.06.2015-01.07.2020)
MQA Approval A10764
Duration 1.5 years (total up 3 semesters)
Intakes May
Total Course Fees RM 11,800 (To view complete fee structure, please click HERE)
Medium of Instruction Bilingual (Chinese & English)

Course Introduction

The Certificate in Humanities and Social Sciences is a 1.5-year programme that prepares SPM holders for the first year of the diploma courses offered at New Era University College.

This course equips post-secondary school students with an introduction to courses related to humanities, e.g. Chinese studies, mass communication and drama & visuals. Students with a minimum of 1 credit pass in SPM are eligible to apply for this programme. Certified SPM forecast results or certified Form Five trial examination results can be considered for the January intake.

Upon successful completion of this programme, students who have fulfilled the relevant academic requirements can be admitted to the following diploma courses:

  1. Diploma in Media Studies
  2. Diploma in Drama & Visuals
  3. Diploma in Visual Art
  4. Diploma in Graphic Design
  5. Diploma in Interior Design
  6. Diploma in Fashion & Textile Design
  7. Other diploma course(s)

Programme Modules *

  • Basic Chinese Writing
  • Introduction to Social Psychology
  • Environment and Society
  • Outline of Chinese Culture
  • Wisdoms of Chinese Philosophers
  • Music Appreciation
  • Art Appreciation
  • Adviser Class
  • Introduction to Speech Communication
  • Self-understanding
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Introduction to 20th Century
  • Introduction to Popular Culture
  • Creative Writing
  • EQ & Life
  • Communication in ICT
  • Method Study

* Selected programme modules

Minimum Entry Requirement

  • UEC with a Credit
  • SPM with a Credit
  • Other equivalent qualifications

(Compulsory modules conducted in Mandarin)

*For detailed information on entry requirements, please contact Student Enrolment Department.

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