The Department of General Studies offers the following units to different faculties at UTAR:
a. MPW Units (Compulsory Subjects/Mata Pelajaran Wajib)
b. MPU Units (Compulsory Subjects/Mata Pelajaran Wajib)
c. Elective Units
The mission of Department of General Studies is to provide a holistic education across the disciplines for both Malaysian and International undergraduate students and opportunities to engage in diverse life-long learning skills while acquiring valuable knowledge.