The International Relations programme in UM began in the 1970s under the Department of History. 1992, saw the establishment of the International Studies Programme under the partronage of the Dean's Office, the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. In 1999, it was upgraded and recognized as the Department of International and Strategic Studies (JPAS).
The programme's objectives are to equip the students with the knowledge of international relations, foreign and security policy, particularly by examining emerging trends and long-term effects of both global and regional issues.
Introductory International Relations
Evolution of the World’s Society
International Economic System
International Relations Theory and Methods
Foreign Policy Analysis
Non-State Actors in International Relations
Modern Strategic Development
Politics in Developing Nations
South East Asian Nations’ Foreign Policies
Foreign Policies of Super Powers
South Asia in International Relations
Malaysian Foreign Policies