The Department of Language & Social Sciences focuses on the development of soft skills among undergraduates to enhance employability prospects. This includes the teaching of English for academic and specific purposes like Public Speaking, Business English and Technical Communication; international languages; as well as compulsory MQA subjects which students select based on their interests. Among the MQA subjects are Malaysian Studies, Moral Studies, Leadership and Entrepreneurship, and Comparative Religion. Courses offered by the department expose students to critical reading and thinking skills as well as discussions and debates on current issues. The courses also aim to empower students as knowledgeable and communicatively competent, cutting-edge graduates. In addition, the department conducts an Intensive English Program for international students, and various short-term courses such as counselling as well as staff and student motivation courses. For continuous improvement, the department also organizes Language and Social Science seminar series that engage experts from local and abroad in dialogues and academic lectures.
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