Faculty of Administrative Science and Policy Studies

 

  • Introduction
  • Diploma - AM110
  • Degree - AM228

Dr. Zauyah Abd Razak
Head of Faculty
Faculty of Administrative Science and Policy Studies
Universiti Teknologi MARA Kedah
Tel : 04-456 2473
Fax : 04-456 2234
Email : zauyah465@kedah.uitm.edu.my

Siti Norfazlina Yusoff 
Coordinator Program                       
Bachelor of Administrative Science
Faculty of Administrative Science and Policy Studies
Universiti Teknologi MARA Kedah
Tel : 04-456 2467
Fax : 04-456 2234
Email : fazlina836@kedah.uitm.edu.my

Adnan Aminuddin
Coordinator Program
Diploma of Public Administration
Faculty of Administrative Science and Policy Studies
Universiti Teknologi MARA Kedah
Tel : 04-456 2163
Fax : 04-456 2234
Email : adnan708@kedah.uitm.edu.my

Introduction

The Faculty of Administrative Science & Policy Studies (FSPPP) has been established officially on January 14, 2003.  The faculty welcomes a new name after a major restructuring of Faculty of Public Administrative and Laws.  It has been focusing on strengthening and developing its administration and also the foundation for years.


The Diploma of Public Administration was introduced in UiTM Kedah since October 1997. Later in May 2006, the Bachelor of Administrative Science (BAS) was launched. The programme also welcomes students who enroll from both PLK and e-PJJ programmes.  A total of 650 students enrolled for DPA, and 175 students for BAS as per to-date.  Both programmes offer students to socialise and establish network in the students’ clubs known as  BASICs (degree students) and DiPAC (diploma students). The clubs have been actively involved with various academic and charity activities for both students and the society.

Link to the Official Portal of the Faculty of Administrative Science and Policy Studies, UiTM Malaysia
AM110 - Diploma in Public Administration

Programme Information
Diploma in Public Administration focuses on administrative aspects, law, quantitative science, accountancy, and economy. Graduates from this programme have the opportunity to build their career in government or private sectors. This programme is certified by Jabatan Perkhidmatan Awam (JPA) Malaysia purposely for students to get position in government sector. Graduates are also qualified to receive exemption/ credit transfer if continue their study in any local or foreign university.

Entry Requirements

UNIVERSITY GENERAL REQUIREMENTS :
Passed SPM or other equivalent qualifications accepted by Malaysian government with FIVE (5) credits including Bahasa Melayu

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS :
Fulfill UNIVERSITY GENERAL REQUIREMENTS with credits in subjects English Language and Mathematics OR Passed Pre-Diploma in Science Programme (PD008) from UiTM.

Intake
Intake will be carried out twice a year: - 
     - July – Students Enrollment Management of Department (UPU)
     - December – Universiti Teknologi MARA

Duration
This programme is divided into 6 semesters (3 years).

Opportunities for Further Studies
Students in this programme may continue their study in Bachelor level in administrative, business, economy, and law.

Career Prospect
Graduates have the potential to apply positions in government or private sectors in banking, administration, human resource, public relation and other related fields.
 
AM228 - Bachelor of Administrative Science (Hons)
Programme Information
The Bachelor in Administrative Science (Hons) or its acronym BAS (Hons) offers a 3-year programme that prepares the graduates for the working experience in civil and private sectors. The main essence of the programme focuses on strategic management, human resource management as well as technology.  It combines both the knowledge and skills needed in the relevant sectors.  By combining multi disciplines and global-based administration, the programme hopes to produce more creative, unique and knowledgeable graduates. Moreover, students themselves are given the chance to select multiple courses available to them that would propel their skills and knowledge further, in fulfilling the demands in career building.

Entry Requirements
Fulfills the University’s General Requirement, as well as Program Specific Requirements:

- A passing grade in STPM with one (1) subject with Grade B- (NGMP 2.67) and two (2) other subjects with Grade C (NGMP 2.00) including General Studies AND distinctions in English and Mathematics at the SPM level / equivalent OR
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Successfully completed the Matriculation / PASUM / Pre Law with one (1) subject with Grade B- (NGMP 2.67) and two (2) other subjects with Grade C (NGMP 2.00) AND distinctions in English and Mathematics at the SPM level / equivalent OR

- Successfully completion of any Diploma program from the Faculty of Administrative Science and Policy Studies, Faculty of Business Management, or Faculty of Accountancy, UiTM, with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 OR
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Successful completion of the Diploma in Public Administration, Accountancy, or Law program from other institutions recognized by the Malaysian Government with a minimum CGPA of 3.00 and a pass in SPM / equivalent with at least five (5) distinctions including English and Mathematics / Additional Mathematics OR

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Successful completion of a Diploma from the Faculty of Administrative Science and Policy Studies, or the Faculty of Accountancy, UiTM, with a CGPA of 2.00 to 2.49, plus two (2) years working experience in related fields OR

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Successful completion of the Diploma in Public Administration, Business Management, Accountancy, or Law, from other institutions recognized by the Malaysian Government with a CGPA of 2.75 hingga 2.99 plus a working experience of no less than two (2) years. Applicants must also pass the SPM /equivalent with at least five (5) distinctions including English and Mathematics / Additional Mathematics OR

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Successfully completed the Pre Law program of UiTM with a minimum CGPA of 2.50

Intake
Intake will be carried out twice a year: - 
     - July – Students Enrollment Management of Department (UPU)
     - December – Universiti Teknologi MARA

Duration
This programme is divided into 6 semesters (3 years).
Opportunities for Further Studies
Graduates of this programme can seek entry into the government service as Administrative Officers, Enforcement Officers or be employed as HR Officers, Management Trainees and host of other managerial positions. Those keen in pursuing their studies to a higher level can enroll into the Masters Programme in Business Adminstration course, and IT in local and foreign universities.