Currently, Indonesia is facing global challenges and technological advances. The pandemic is driving the world’s acceleration towards digital. Today’s graduates are not sufficiently equipped with technological skills, but are also required to master the international language of English to compete at a global level. In addition to building a network at the national level to the international level. To prepare graduates who are ready to compete globally, Diponegoro University (Undip) has an international class program, namely IUP (International Undergraduate Program).
The International Undergraduate Program (IUP) is designed as a special class with English as a medium of communication in all activities on campus. The IUP (International Undergraduate Program) class is designed to produce graduates who are globally competitive and provide the widest possible opportunities for prospective national and international students.
In an interview on Tuesday (26/4/2022), Dr. Bambang Cahyono, M.S., as the Head of the Center for Admission and Education Promotion at Diponegoro University, explained that currently, Diponegoro University has 15 study programs (Prodi) that have opened international classes, namely the Law Study Program, Faculty of Law, Accounting, Management, and Economics Study Program at the Faculty of Economics and Business. . Then from the Faculty of Engineering, there are 4 study programs that open international classes, namely Industrial Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, and Urban and Regional Planning. Furthermore, English Literature Study Program at the Faculty of Cultural Sciences.
The Faculty of Social and Political Sciences opens international classes for 4 study programs, namely Communication Studies, Business Administration, Government Studies, and Public Administration. For the Faculty of Science and Mathematics, there are 2 study programs for international classes, namely Biology and Chemistry. Study programs that open international classes are those that have international accreditation. Of the 15 study programs that have opened international class programs, 13 study programs have been internationally accredited. Following 2 internationally accredited study programs in 2022.
Furthermore, Bambang Cahyono explained that the learning system that was applied was Outcome-Oriented Learning (OBE) was an approach to the education system and learning method where the outcomes were the focus and the results could be seen from the learning process, for example student achievement at the end of lectures and the quality of graduates. There is no doubt that the quality of Diponegoro University graduates are graduates who are widely absorbed by the workforce, as evidenced by Undip being ranked first in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Asia Ranking 2022 version, the world university ranking agency has released a row of the best universities in the world for the “Graduate Employability Rankings 2022” category. This category selects universities that have succeeded in producing competent graduates with high job prospects or graduates who are ready to work.
“Especially with the international class of the IUP S1 Bachelor program, the quality of graduates is superior and globally competitive,” he said. Plus, graduates of the IUP program have the opportunity to get a double degree from Undip and outside universities that have collaborated with Undip.
Registration for the International Undergraduate Program (International Undergraduate Program-IUP) is open from March 8 to May 9, 2022. The materials tested include the Scholastic Potential Test (TPS) including Figural, Verbal, Logic, Numerical, as well as the Diponegoro English Test (Prediction Toefl). ) and Interview in English.
Complete information about the IUP program can be accessed on the pmb.undip.ac.id page. (Ut-Humas)
source : undip.ac.id