At the end of this course, students should be able to:
 Explain the political and economic structure of Malaysia.
 Respond to the uniqueness of the Malaysian’s historical and cultural heritage.
 Compare the Malaysian experience and achievement with their home countries in various aspects.
Students are exposed to a wealth of information on Malaysia. They will gain information on Malaysian’s historical background, political system and socio-economic structure. Additionally, this subject highlights the Malaysian government’s development plans and major policies in economic, industrial and socio-cultural aspects. It also gives emphasis on the attitude and commitment of the Malaysian government towards the regional and international issues as reflected in its foreign policy.
 Embong, A. R., 2010, Malaysian studies:Looking back moving forward: Selected speeches, public statements and other writings. Kuala Lumpur: Persatuan Sains Sosial Malaysia.
 Baginda, A. R., 2009, Malaysia at 50 and Beyond. Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian Strategic Research Centre.
 Buang, A., 2009, Dasar-dasar utama kerajaan Malaysia. Kuala Lumpur: Institusi Tadbiran Awam Malaysia.
*Only for international students.