The programme aims to provide candidates with deeper and relevant theoretical and application knowledge in the Malay Language. In this programme, candidates will be exposed to the latest developments in terms of theory and application in studies to Malay language and linguistics. The target of this programme is public and private employees and lectures from public and private institutions of higher learning, from within and outside the country to be specialists in the Malay Language and Linguistics.
a. Credit Requirements
PhD candidates who are pursuing this study need to complete 3 minimum credits of coursework which include courses, as follows:
BBM6201 Advanced Linguistic Theory 3 credit OR
Other courses offered by the Department.
b. Other Needs
SPS6999 Doctoral Research
PhD candidates are required to register SPS6999 Doctoral Research every semester throughout the course of study. This course entails a research project and at the end of candidature, the candidate will submit a thesis. The thesis will then send for examination and a viva voce will be held to determine the candidate's competence in the area of study.
PhD candidates are required to enroll in the SPS6903 course that represents a defense of the research proposal. This course has been taken as soon as the proposal has been approved by the Thesis Supervisory Committee. This course will be assessed and graded Satisfactory (M) or Unsatisfactory (TM).
iii. Comprehensive Examination
PhD candidates are required to pass a written and oral comprehensive examination. This examination is taken after the candidate complete all the coursework required in his programme of study. It is designed to evaluate the candidate's knowledge in the area of study and the ability to integrate knowledge about research and theory to address issues related to their field of study.
Updated:: 30/01/2020 [sakinatul]
Universiti Putra Malaysia
43400 UPM Serdang,
Selangor Darul Ehsan,