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Irrelevant university courses will be replaced, says minister

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KANGAR: Irrelevant courses offered at public universities will be replaced or combined in keeping with current developments, says Higher Education Minister Idris Jusoh.

He said new courses which fulfilled industry needs would be introduced in line with the industrial revolution 4.0.

He said the director-general of the department of higher learning had been given the task of auditing all courses offered at public universities.

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Idris was speaking at a press conference after visiting the Centre for Human Development and Technocommunications Studies at Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP) during his one-day visit there today.

Idris also held talks with UniMAP lecturers at the main campus in Pauh Putra on the university’s needs to achieve the objectives of TN50.

He said in general, the marketability of public university graduates in Malaysia had improved as the structure of these universities was constantly being upgraded. – Bernama

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