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Master of Arts (Malay Language)

Introduction

The programme aims to equip candidates with knowledge of theories and practices relevant to the field of Malay Language. In this programme, candidates are exposed to the latest developments in Malay Language and Linguistics. The programme aims to train professionals from the public and private sectors to be specialists in the Malay Language.

 
Admission Requirements

  • Applicant must have a Bachelor's Degree with at least CGPA 3.00 in the field of Malay Language and Linguistics from a recognized university.
  • Applicant with CGPA under 3.00 or equivalent may be considered if they have relevant work experience at least 1 year in related fields.
  • Applicant who does not possess any qualifications in the field of Malay Language and Linguistics but obtains a CGPA of 3.20 can be considered for provisional admission (please refer to programme requirements)

 
Programme Requirements

a.   Credit requirements

Candidates who are pursuing this study need to complete a minimum of 6 credits of coursework, as follows:

     

       List of Courses

       BBM5207 Methodology in Malay Language Research          3 credits  AND

       Other courses (3 credits) offered by the Department.

 

i. Preparatory Courses

Candidates who do not possess any qualification in the field of Malay Language and Linguistics but acquire a CGPA of 3.20 must take and pass 3 preparatory courses at the Bachelor level (latest by the second semester of their study) and must obtain a minimum grade of B+ for each of the courses.   

 

List of Preparatory Courses:

BBM3201 Introduction of General Linguistics                         3 credits  AND

BBM3214 Malay Grammar                                                      3 credits  AND

Other courses (3 credits) offered by the Department.

 
b.  Other Requirements

i. Thesis

SPS5999     Master's Research

The candidate are required to register SPS5999 Master's Research every semester throughout the course 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.

ii. Seminar

SPS5903     Seminar

The candidate are required to enroll in the SPS5903 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).

 

Updated:: 07/09/2018 [zurainijusoh]

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