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COURSE SYLLABUS

(STRATEGIC STUDIES AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS PROGRAM)


FACULTY OF DEFENCE AND MANAGEMENT STUDIES
DEPARTMENT OF STRATEGIC STUDIES
UNIVERSITI PERTAHANAN NATIONAL MALAYSIA

M/S : 1 / 8

NAME DAN COURSE CODE :


MILITARY HISTORY, DUS 1062 (SEMESTER I Academic Session
2015/2016)
Lecture Hours : 2 hrs x 14 weeks
Tutorial Hours : Credit
: 2

Revision

: 24 Aug 2015

Date of Issue

: 14 Sep 2015

LECTURER

Last Amendment

: 1 Sep 2015

Edition

: 1

: KOL SOFIAN KAMARUDDIN (B)


KOL RAMLI HAJI NIK (B)
LTKOL KAMARULZAMAN LAMIN (B)
LTKOL RAMAN ALAWI (B)
MEJ DR MOHAMAD DAUD JOHARI
MEJ SAFAR YAACOB
Room No
: Bestari BK 01,02L,03R, BK FPKP,
Lestari DK 2 Aras 4 (Mon & Tues)
Tel No
: 016-2437200
E-mail
: sofiankamaruddin@yahoo.co.uk
No of Student : FPPP 476 (Mon & Tues),
PRE REQUISITE :
NA
SYNOPSIS:

Procedure No : PK(0). UPNM. AKAD. 07

The course will focus on the history of warfare before moving on to the various campaigns and
battles from the medieval period to the post Cold War era. Students shall be exposed on the
development of war strategy, tactics, roles of military leaders, impacts and limitation of technology,
the political and social effects of these campaigns and the lessons learnt. A section will also be
devoted to counter insurgency warfare and the development of Malaysia Armed Forces
MAIN REFERENCE :
1.
2.

Nye Jr, J. S. 2014, Understanding International Conflicts: An Introduction To Theory And


History 7th ed, New York: Pearson Longman.
Abdul Razak Baginda, (ed) 2009, Malaysias Defence & Security since 1957. MSRC. Kuala
Lumpur: Sdn Bhd.

OTHER REFERENCE :
1.
Percival, A.E 1971, The War in Malaya, Sagar Publications, New Delhi.
2.
Nik Mohamed Kamil Nik Mohd Salleh, 2006, Peperangan Dunia Kedua Di Kelantan:
Disember 1941, United Selangor Press, Kuala Lumpur.
3.
Wan Hashim 1993, Perang Dunia Kedua, Peranan Askar Melayu, DBP, Kuala Lumpur.
4.
Syed Othman Syed Omar 1999, Tentera Malaysia Dalam Era Konfrontasi, Penerbit UKM.
5.
Stubbs, Richard, 1989, Hearts and Minds in Guerrilla Warfare, Oxford U. Press, Singapore.
6.
Barber, Noel, 1971, The War of The Running Dogs, Arrow Books Ltd, London.
7.
Khoo Kay Kim 1984, Darurat 1984-1960, Muzium ATM, Kuala Lumpur.
Prepared by :

Certified by :

Name: Kol Sofian bin Kamaruddin (Bersara)


Senior Lecturer
Department of Strategic Studies
Faculty of Defence and Management Studies

Prof Emeritus Dato Dr Wan Hashim bin Wan


Teh
Dean,
Faculty of Defence and Management Studies

Signature :
Date :
Sep 2015

Signature :
Date :
Sep 2015

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COURSE SYLLABUS
(STRATEGIC STUDIES AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS PROGRAM)
FACULTY OF DEFENCE AND MANAGEMENT STUDIES
DEPARTMENT OF STRATEGIC STUDIES
UNIVERSITI PERTAHANAN NATIONAL MALAYSIA
NAME DAN COURSE CODE :
MILITARY HISTORY, DUS 1062 (SEMESTER I Academic Session
2015/2016)

M/S : 2 / 8

O OBJECTIVE :
This course will provide students of military history with an understanding on history of military
events and the lessons that can be learned from wars and campaigns. Students will also be taught
on military leadership, peacekeeping operations and counter insurgency operations in Malaysia.

Course Outcome :
CO1
CO2
CO3
CO4
CO5

Understand the historical and technological development in warfare.


Understand history of Malaysia Armed Forces.
Understand Malayan campaign and counter insurgency operations.
Identify and understand traits of military leaderships (peacetime/conflict).
Understand the involvement of Malaysia in peacekeeping operations.

LESSON PLAN :
WEEK

LECTURE

Course Briefing and Introduction to Military History

14 Sep(14-16)
15 Sep(11-13)

Historical Perspectives of the Malaysian Armed Forces

21 Sep(14-16)
22 Sep(11-13)

Warfare in the medieval period to post cold war era and early
Muslim battlefields

28 Sep(14-16)
29 Sep(11-13)

World War I ( War in European Theatre and North Africa)

5 Oct(14-16)
6 Oct(11-13)

World War II (War in European Theatre and in the Far


East/Pacific)

12 Oct(14-16)
16 Oct(11-13)

Japanese Invasion of Malaya (Japanese and British Strategy


and Lessons learnt)

19 Oct(14-16)
20 Oct(11-13)

Battle Studies on Japanese Invasion of Malaya (Battle of


Kota Bharu/Battle of Jitra/Battle of Muar/Battle of Kampar/
Battle of Singapore).

26 Oct(14-16)
27 Oct(11-13)

Test/Quiz (30%)
Discussion on Assignment Topics (30%)

2 Nov (14-16)
3 Nov (11-13)

TOPIC/CONTENT

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REMARK

COURSE SYLLABUS
(STRATEGIC STUDIES AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS PROGRAM)
FACULTY OF DEFENCE AND MANAGEMENT STUDIES
DEPARTMENT OF STRATEGIC STUDIES
UNIVERSITI PERTAHANAN NATIONAL MALAYSIA
NAME DAN COURSE CODE :
MILITARY HISTORY, DUS 1062 (SEMESTER I Academic Session
2015/2016)

M/S : 3 / 8

Mid Semester Break

7 Nov-15 Nov

10

Malayan Emergency (1948-1960) (Briggs Plan and Military


Operations)

16 Nov(14-16)
17 Nov(11-13)

11

10

Malaysia Indonesia Confrontation

23 Nov(14-16)
24 Nov(11-13)

12

11

Communist Insurgency in Malaysia (1968-1990 - KESBAN


and Military Operations)

30 Nov(14-16)
1 Dec (11-13)

13

12

Malaysia in Peacekeeping operations (Regional and


International)

7 Dec (14-16)
8 Dec (11-13)

14

13

Military Leadership

14 Dec(14-16)
15 Dec(11-13)

15

14

Contemporary Military History (Malaysia)

21 Dec(14-16)
22 Dec(11-13)

16

15

Revision (Study Week)

26 Dec15
2 Jan16

Final Examination - (40%)

4 Jan 201622 Jan 2016

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COURSE SYLLABUS
(STRATEGIC STUDIES AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS PROGRAM)
FACULTY OF DEFENCE AND MANAGEMENT STUDIES
DEPARTMENT OF STRATEGIC STUDIES
UNIVERSITI PERTAHANAN NATIONAL MALAYSIA
NAME DAN COURSE CODE :
MILITARY HISTORY, DUS 1062 (SEMESTER I Academic Session
2015/2016)

M/S : 4 / 8

LEARNING LOAD
NO
1.
2.

TEACHING AND LEARNING ACTIVITIES


Lectures
Group Assignment
.
Group discussion
.
Discussion with lecturer
.
Information search (Library/Internet)
.
Preparation of paper
.
Submission/Comments
.
Question and Answer
3.
Self/Group study
.
Class preparation
.
Revision
4.
Quiz/Test
5.
Examination
TOTAL HOURS
Course Credit: Military History: 88 hours/40 hours = 2.2 (2 Credit)

HOURS
28
24

32
2
2
88

METHODOLOGY :
1. Students exposed to the fundamental, concepts, historical developments and approaches
in military history via lectures.
2. Students are to read and research on additional information from books and articles
available in the Universitys library, online resources and lecture notes.
3. Students are required to do pre reading and engage in group discussions.
COURSE EVALUATION :
1.
2.
3.

Quiz/Test
Group Assignment/
Participation
Final Examination

30 %

Total

100%

CO: 1,2,3,4,5
CO: 3,4,5

30 %
40%

CO: 1,2,3,4,5

Rules & Regulation :


Refer to Peraturan Akademik UPNM

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COURSE SYLLABUS
(STRATEGIC STUDIES AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS PROGRAM)
FACULTY OF DEFENCE AND MANAGEMENT STUDIES
DEPARTMENT OF STRATEGIC STUDIES
UNIVERSITI PERTAHANAN NATIONAL MALAYSIA

M/S : 5 / 8

NAME DAN COURSE CODE :


MILITARY HISTORY, DUS 1062 (SEMESTER I Academic Session
2015/2016)

RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PROGRAMME OUTCOME (PO)


With COURSE LEARNING OUTCOME (CO)

No

COURSE OUTCOME (CO)

Acquire the knowledge and


understand
the
historical
developments of the Malaysian
Armed Forces

P
O
1
3

Kaitan Antara Hasil Pembelajaran Program


(PO)
(Meliputi 8 domain dalam MQF)
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
P
O
O
O
O
O
O
O
O
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
2
2
1
3

Delivery

Lecture

Acquire the knowledge of the


historical and technological
development in warfare.

Understand and analyse the


Malayan
Campaigns
and
counter insurgency warfare.

Understand the involvement of


Malaysia
in
peacekeeping
operations.

Identify the traits of military


leadership.

2
Lecture

3
Lecture

3
Lecture

1
Lecture

Assessment

Discussion,
Assignment
Paper, Mid-term
Test/Quiz & Final
Examination
Discussion,
,Assignment
Paper, Mid-term
Test/Quiz & Final
Examination
Discussion,
Assignment
Paper, Mid-term
Test/Quiz & Final
Examination
Discussion,
Assignment
Paper, Mid-term
Test/Quiz & Final
Examination
Discussion,
Assignment
Paper, Mid-term
Test/Quiz & Final
Examination

Tahap Penekanan PO
1= Pengenalan dan tidak ada penilaian berekod. CO memberi sedikit sahaja penekanan kepada PO
2= Penekanan yang sederhana. Melibatkan bahan pengajaran dan mempunyai sebahagian dari
penilaian.
3= Memberi banyak penekanan kepada PO. Penaksiran dan penilaian (Kaedah penilaian yang
komprehensif dan ekstensif)

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COURSE SYLLABUS
(STRATEGIC STUDIES AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS PROGRAM)
FACULTY OF DEFENCE AND MANAGEMENT STUDIES
DEPARTMENT OF STRATEGIC STUDIES
UNIVERSITI PERTAHANAN NATIONAL MALAYSIA

M/S : 6 / 8

NAME DAN COURSE CODE :


MILITARY HISTORY, DUS 1062 (SEMESTER I Academic Session
2015/2016)

Relationship between (CO) and Generic / soft skills

Leadership

C
O
1
3

Ethics & Professionalism

Generic/Soft Skill

C
O
2
1

Environmental Awareness

Entrepreneurship

Communication

Life-long Learning

C
O
3
2

C
O
4
1

C
O
5
3

1
2

1
1

Legend:

1: Knowledge
2: Moderate
3: Important/Relevant

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Evaluation
Assignment Paper, Test &
Final Examination
Assignment Paper, Test &
Final Examination
Observation
Observation

Observation

Assignment Paper, Test &


Final Examination

COURSE SYLLABUS
(STRATEGIC STUDIES AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS PROGRAM)
FACULTY OF DEFENCE AND MANAGEMENT STUDIES
DEPARTMENT OF STRATEGIC STUDIES
UNIVERSITI PERTAHANAN NATIONAL MALAYSIA

M/S : 7 / 8

NAME DAN COURSE CODE :


MILITARY HISTORY, DUS 1062 (SEMESTER I Academic Session
2015/2016)

EVALUATION :
COURSE OUTCOME (CO)
Acquire the knowledge and
understand
the
historical
developments of the Malaysian
Armed Forces.

A
(5)
Identify the
patterns of
historical
development in
Armed Forces
with less than
20% error

B
(4)
Identify the
patterns of
historical
development
in Armed
Forces with
less than
35% error
Explain and
identify the
patterns of
technological
and doctrinal
development
in warfare
with less than
35% error

C
(3)
Identify the
patterns of
historical
development
in Armed
Forces with
less than 50%
error
Explain and
identify the
patterns of
technological
and doctrinal
development
in warfare
with less than
50% error

Acquire the knowledge on


historical
and
technological
development in warfare.

Explain and
identify the
patterns of
technological
and doctrinal
development in
warfare with
less than 20%
error

Understand and analyse the


Malayan Campaigns and counter
insurgency warfare.

Identify the
strategy
adopted and
lessons learnt
from
campaigns and
operations with
less than 20%
error

Identify the
strategy
adopted and
lessons learnt
from
campaigns
and
operations
with less than
35% error

Identify the
strategy
adopted and
lessons learnt
from
campaigns
and
operations
with less than
50% error

Understand the involvement of


Malaysia
in
peacekeeping
operations.

Identify the
involvement
and
characteristic
of
peacekeeping
operations with
less than 20%
error

Identify the
involvement
and
characteristic
of
peacekeeping
operations
with less than
35% error

Identify the
involvement
and
characteristic
of
peacekeeping
operations
with less than
50% error

Identify the traits of military


leadership.

Identify the
qualities of
military
leadership and
it impact to
operations
with less than
20% error

Identify the
qualities of
military
leadership
and it impact
to operations
with less than
35% error

Identify the
qualities of
military
leadership
and it impact
to operations
with less than
50% error

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D
(2)
Identify the
patterns of
historical
development
in Armed
Forces with
more than
60% error
Explain and
identify the
patterns of
technological
and doctrinal
development
in warfare
with more
than 60%
error
Identify the
strategy
adopted and
lessons learnt
from
campaigns
and
operations
with more
than 60%
error
Identify the
involvement
and
characteristic
of
peacekeeping
operations
with more
than 60%
error
Identify the
qualities of
military
leadership
and it impact
to operations
with more
than 60%
error

E
(1)
Identify the
patterns of
historical
development
in Armed
Forces with
more than
70% error
Explain and
identify the
patterns of
technological
and doctrinal
development
in warfare
with more
than 70%
error
Identify the
strategy
adopted and
lessons learnt
from
campaigns
and
operations
with more
than 70%
error
Identify the
involvement
and
characteristic
of
peacekeeping
operations
with more
than 70%
error
Identify the
qualities of
military
leadership
and it impact
to operations
with more
than 70%
error

COURSE SYLLABUS
(STRATEGIC STUDIES AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS PROGRAM)
FACULTY OF DEFENCE AND MANAGEMENT STUDIES
DEPARTMENT OF STRATEGIC STUDIES
UNIVERSITI PERTAHANAN NATIONAL MALAYSIA

M/S : 8 / 8

NAME DAN COURSE CODE :


MILITARY HISTORY, DUS 1062 (SEMESTER I Academic Session
2015/2016)

NOTE: PROGRAMME OUTCOME (PO) FOR DEFENCE HUMAN RESOURCE


MANAGEMENT
MQF has established that Outcome Based Learning emphasizes the development on students competency in
multiple learning environment using the following 8 domains:
i.
ii.
iii.
iv.
v.
vi.
vii.
viii.
ix.

Knowledge
Practical
Leadership
Ethics and Professionalism
Environment Awareness
Entrepreneurship
Communication
Life-long Learning
Critical Thinking

PO1

Ability to acquire, develop and apply knowledge on historical development of military history studies.
(Knowledge)

PO2

Ability to use the skills and knowledge acquired to understand lessons learn in military history. (Practical)

PO3

Ability to develop military leadership skills. (Leadership)

PO4

Ability to uphold regimental ethical standards and posses self-esteem as a professional military officers.
(Ethics & Professionalism)

PO5

Ability to respond and adapt to changing situations with special attention to the organizational needs of the
Malaysian Armed Forces. (Environment Awareness)

PO6

Ability to understand the basics of battle field management and technological development. (Leadership)

PO7

To develop social, interpersonal and communication skills. (Communication)

PO8

Ability to acquire skills


(Life-Long Learning)

PO9

To develop the ability to assess, analyse and evaluate lessons learnt in military history. (Critical Thinking)

for

self-development

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in

military

history

as

professional

officers.