Programmes by Coursework

Programme by Coursework is a qualification involving the study of a specified set of core units and a selection of eligible elective units. Undertaking the programme will mean that you will attend lectures and tutorials through face-to-face or e-learning mode or combination of both.

Assessment will normally be based on assignments and/or quizzes, and/or presentations and a substantial project paper or case study.

Academic Duration

Before you proceed with any enrolment procedure, kindly refer the AeU academic duration stated below.

AeU academic year is divided into three (3) semesters

  • January
  • May
  • September
Semester Duration in Weeks
JANUARY
Study weeks 14
End of Semester Examination 1
End of Semester Break 2
TOTAL 17
MAY
Study weeks 14
End of Semester Examination 1
End of Semester Break 3
TOTAL 18
SEPTEMBER
Study weeks 14
End of Semester Examination 1
End of Semester Break 2
TOTAL 17
Grand Total 52

Subject Registration

Credit Load / Limit Per Semester

  • The total credit hours for part time students shall normally be 9 credit hours (approx 3 subjects) in a semester
  • The total credit hours for full time students shall normally be 15 credit hours (approx 5 subjects) in a semester
  • Students are allowed to register for more credit hours in a semester with the approval of the Dean, subject to the students’ academic performance
  • For programmes in modular mode, the total credit hours at each registration shall normally be 6 credit hours

Registration Period

  • Registration is open until the fifth (5th) week of the semester

 

Adding and Dropping Subjects

Credit Load / Limit Per Semester

  • Students may ADD subjects within two (2) weeks of the commencement of the semester
  • Students may DROP subjects within seven (7) weeks of the commencement of the semester

 

Credit Transfer

  • Students may apply for credit transfer for the purpose of obtaining an exemption from one or more subjects required by their programmes because they have taken and passed similar subjects of the same credit value in other institutions
  • Applications for credit transfer shall normally be made within seven (7) weeks of the first semester at the University for new students
  • Applications for credit transfer must be accompanied by the transcripts of examination results and syllabus or outline of the subjects pursued at the relevant institutions

*Detailed information on Credit Transfer can be found in the AeU Student Handbook

 

Change of Programme

Undergraduate programmes

  • Students who wish to change programmes may have their grades obtained for subjects in the previous programme transferred to the new programme. The grades will be counted in the computation of GPA and CGPA
  • Students may apply to change programme within two (2) weeks after the commencement of the semester. A payment of RM 50.00 (USD 15) is required for the application

Postgraduate programmes

  • If a student wishes to change the programme he is pursuing, his grades obtained for subjects taken in the previous programme may be transferred to the new programme and they will be counted in the GPA and CGPA calculations
  • Grades are transferred based on the structure of the new programme
  • A student will be registering as a first semester student of the new programme or the semester status will be determined based on the number of subjects of which grade transfer is approved
  • Students can apply to change programme within two weeks after the beginning of the semester and a payment of RM 50.00 (USD 15) is required for each application

Deferment of Study

Undergraduate programmes

  • Students may apply for deferment of study any time before the final examination week
  • Each application is for one semester of deferment
  • Students are required to inform the University in writing within 2 weeks after the registration of the new semester if they wish to apply for a second deferment
  • Activation fee of RM 50.00 (USD 15) will be charged for each deferred semester upon registration of new semester